SNAP E&T Program Lays Groundwork for Long-Awaited Career Change
June 9, 2021
Without a clear plan after high school graduation in 2011, Taylor Garcia found herself employed as a care giver.
Taylor pictured herself working in a business setting in data management. She saw a connection between her interests and skill in dealing with people translating into the field of business. Yet with no experience or specific skills, making the transition into a business career didn’t seem likely and being a self-described “people pleaser” made leaving a job difficult. Praise from others about her empathetic nature and caregiving ability didn’t change how she felt about her career trajectory; she knew her dream and reality weren’t a match.
GCC Foundation Executive Board Names Helene Augustin as New Chair
Helene A. Augustine, a Gateway Community College (GCC) Foundation Board of Directors member since 2012, was elected its Board Chair earlier this year. She will lead the 23-member body and serve on its Executive, Finance, Development, and Scholarship Committees, as well as on the Strategic Planning Subcommittee.