The Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU) held its 11th annual GREAT Awards reception in Washington, D.C. to recognize five graduates who have achieved notable academic and professional success.
Ex-cavalry scout and current LAPD officer Guillermo De La Riva has a passion for public service that cannot be silenced – not even by a gunshot wound to the face.
Ann Gustafson had to endure the death of her husband, but still had the strength to make a career out of her passion for automotive technology.
Sanetra Hall had always been interested in furthering her education, but was forced to drop out of school to take care of herself and her ailing daughter.
Bambie Jordan once suffered from inflammatory breast cancer. Now, she works at the medical facility that helped treat her.
PSCUs open doors to many of the 13 million unemployed and 90 million undereducated Americans by providing a skills-based education. To remain competitive over the next decade, we must identify between 8 and 23 million new workers with postsecondary skills. PSCUs are a necessary part of that solution, having produced over 800,000 degrees last year alone.