Student Narrative: Areli Morales Romero

Areli Morales Romero State: New York TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF AND WHAT YOU DO. “I work as a substitute teacher for New York City public schools and I’m a children’s book author. Areli is a Dreamer (Pub: June 2021) is my debut children’s book. The picture book tells the story of my journey from my beautiful home […]

Student Narrative: Apolinar Islas

Apolinar Islas State: New York TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF AND WHAT YOU DO. “I migrated from Mexico in search of a better life for my widowed mother and siblings, postponing my education dreams for 16 years while working as a dishwasher and chef in Manhattan. Now, thanks to DACA and TheDream.US National Scholarship, I am […]

Student Narrative: “Sarah”

“Sarah” State: New York TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF AND WHAT YOU DO. “I work with a Huntington’s Disease C. elegans model to study how protein aggregates found in their mechanosensory neurons change as a function of time.” TELL US WHY YOUR WORK MATTERS… “STEM research is a typically white male-dominated field, and it is important […]

Student Narrative: “Joon”

“Joon” State: New York TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF AND WHAT YOU DO. “As a DREAMer, I am helping my community beyond what I imagined. At my job in a private ambulatory surgery practice, we deal with patients who need procedures and surgeries done away from the hospital. Many of these patients are very sick and […]

Alumni Narrative: Sana

International student alumni in the U.S.: Making a difference at the community, state and national level Current and former international students live and work across the entire U.S., in large cities as well as small towns. Here we share the stories of ten individuals whose daily work in key areas contributes to U.S. communities and […]

Alumni Narrative: Mariam

International student alumni in the U.S.: Making a difference at the community, state and national level Current and former international students live and work across the entire U.S., in large cities as well as small towns. Here we share the stories of ten individuals whose daily work in key areas contributes to U.S. communities and […]

Walking the Talk: How University Communities Can Foster Opportunities for Refugee Students

Walking the Talk: How University Communities Can Foster Higher Education Opportunities for Refugee Students & Scholars As part of an ongoing collaboration to scope what the U.S. higher education community is doing to support refugees and at-risk migrants, the University Alliance for Refugees and At-Risk Migrants (UARRM) and the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and […]

Alumni Narrative: Karthik

International student alumni in the U.S.: Making a difference at the community, state and national level Current and former international students live and work across the entire U.S., in large cities as well as small towns. Here we share the stories of ten individuals whose daily work in key areas contributes to U.S. communities and […]

Alumni Narrative: Sen

International student alumni in the U.S.: Making a difference at the community, state and national level Current and former international students live and work across the entire U.S., in large cities as well as small towns. Here we share the stories of ten individuals whose daily work in key areas contributes to U.S. communities and […]

Promising Practices: Dutchess Community College (Consortium for Undocumented Students)

Dutchess Community College has formed a cross-departmental Consortium for undocumented students to create a supportive environment and address systemic issues to facilitate undocumented students’ access and educational success at DCC. The Consortium aims to make information available to all students and their families regardless of their immigration status as well as potential students throughout our area.  […]