The online MS in Gerontology program helped Olivia discover her passion — helping older adults age well.
Olivia Cornett is passionate about improving the health of the aging population, which she says has been largely ignored.
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Marla Lepley-Starr is the lead instructor for the evening Practical Nursing Program at Gaston College in North Carolina. The school offered her the position as a result of her practicum there through the online Master of Science in Nursing Education at UNC Greensboro.Read More
A turn in the economy led Justin Cuevas to pursue a more secure future. Now a student in the online Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies program, Cuevas is working full time, studying what he loves, and gaining the competitive advantage to take his career to the next level.Read More
As a UNC Greensboro undergraduate student, Joshua Leeper was an active volunteer. When he learned he could make that kind of work his career, he jumped at the chance to start his own nonprofit.Read More
A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, Amy Crews spent 13 years with the USDA, monitoring crops by satellite. She worked her way up to supervisor, managing people with master’s degrees and PhDs. But there was a problem — she never finished her bachelor’s.Read More
Julia Herbón wanted to step outside her comfort zone. An educator for 20 years, she was ready for the next step in her career. UNC Greensboro’s online Master of Arts in Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS) was the perfect fit for her complicated schedule and professional goals.Read More
Working with retired adults during an undergraduate internship helped Lizzie Thomas narrow her focus on the population she wanted to work with — the aging.Read More
David Kyle’s number one goal as director of the Ability Sport Network is to help people with disabilities to be more physically active.Read More
Two summers ago, Noor Ghazi traveled to Mosul, Iraq, to see firsthand the effects of ISIS in her home country.Read More