people's lives. I try to instill in my students the
feeling that all is possible with hard work. The
conversations about their dreams for the future,
the "thank you" messages, and their stories of
success are the best reward and motivation.
a touch point. This is achieved by creating a
welcoming environment, where students can feel
safe and supported. I am honored to be one of
those "touch points" where students can share
their triumphs, fears and experiences as they
learn to successfully navigate their academic,
personal and professional life.
to help them achieve their goals is what guides
me every day. I feel so fortunate to be a part of
this process. I recognize the importance of every
student interaction, and I strive to make those
GPAs of 3.7 or higher, were inducted
Induction Ceremony on the Bedford
campus, the new honor society
members were welcomed by Clea
Andreadis, MCC's Associate Provost
of Instruction and Assessment.
Sisson, Provost and Vice President
of Academic and Student Affairs,
and David Kalivas, Director of MCC's
Commonwealth Honors Program,
gave opening greetings. Karen
Oster, Chairwoman of Performing
Arts, gave the keynote address.
members were PTK President
Diana Santana, Vice President
Pui Lo, and Secretary Evan Rees.
student was called on stage to
light a candle and receive their PTK
certificate from President Mabry. As
a group, the members recited the
PTK Initiation Pledge. Steven Rossi,
Director of Leadership Development
& Student Activities, gave closing
remarks. A reception with friends
and family followed the ceremony.
students who were inducted into
PTK in the fall semester.