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How a ‘Loser’ Won a Career as a Social Worker
Sheila Isom-Grace says she considered herself a “loser.” But after enrolling in the Substance Abuse Counseling program at Eastfield College, she found a career and a purpose in life. “How did I get to Eastfield’s Substance Abuse program? To be honest, I was in recovery myself. With a year and a half sober at the age of 46, I considered myself a loser who had wasted her life and was looking for a way to make a living that took the least amount of time,” Isom-Grace says. Read Isom-Grace’s story.
Planning to Transfer? Get Tips From DCCCD Newsletter
Learn tips for successful transfer: Read the story of a Brookhaven College alumnus who transferred to the University of Texas at Arlington. He’s now a partner of an architecture/civil engineering firm. Transfer & Transition: Newsletter for Transfer Student includes a speech by Dr. Albert Sacco Jr., the payload specialist on the space shuttle Columbia in 1995, the coming transfer events at DCCCD’s seven colleges and the updated information of some universities.