Transforming Today's Students and Tomorrow's Workforce
“I’m part of a team,” says the new Controls Technician at the pet food manufacturer, “It’s not just a job—it’s a career. Plus, I’m able to work for a company that shares a
Alex Headings, ’14, tried several entry-level jobs before he got an associate’s degree at Stevens. Hands-on learning kept him engaged, and he graduated with zero debt.
“Professors are passionate about what they are teaching,” he says. The College taught him a strong work ethic and to keep learning, which he is practicing as a Controls Technical Specialist at Purina. “It’s a collaborative environment. Everyone is willing to share ideas and learn,” he says.
Stephanie and Alex are living proof that Thaddeus Stevens is transforming today’s students into the skilled workforce companies like Purina need.
Find the story in Faces of Susquehanna Style 2017.
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