• March 20, 2024

    “Education is important because you hold yourself to a higher standard, and you envision a higher, better version of yourself. Education should be important to everyone.”

    Siem Medhane, a second-year student at Century, chose the College because of its proximity to his home and the recommendations of his friends, who transferred to four-year universities after graduating from Century.

  • March 4, 2024

    Marco Moriarty loves to take on new challenges. When he chose Century College, it was because of its affordability and proximity to his home. Initially, he took General Education courses and studied business. However, after a break, he realized that he needed to be more strategic and challenge himself further. Fueled by his thirst for knowledge, he decided to return to Century College and shift his focus to engineering.

  • February 28, 2024

    Photayoke King believes in the transformative power of education, and through hard work and persistence, he is achieving the life of his dreams. And he’s striving to live a life of service to others as well.

    Throughout his career, he’s held a variety of positions in different industries, including technical support, medical device specialization, production and food operational management, assembly lead, and personal care assistance.

  • February 23, 2024

    Pursuing an education has numerous benefits that extend beyond career advancement, including improved communication skills, and opportunities to connect with new people.

    First-generation student Hem Regmi understands the value of these skills in an interconnected, world economy. Originally from Nepal, Hem appreciates the necessity of education leading to an expanded worldview. As a global citizen, he speaks Nepali, English, and Hindi.

  • February 8, 2024

    As a first-generation student, Rosa Camila Baca, (who goes by Camila) is well on her way to achieving the knowledge and skills she needs for career and personal success. Originally from Peru, Camila speaks three languages fluently (Spanish, English, and French), and is working on a fourth–Chinese.

  • January 16, 2024

    One of the hallmark characteristics of an entrepreneur is the willingness to take risks. And Century College student Hashim Butt has that quality in abundance. Originally from Islamabad, Pakistan, Hashim is from a family of entrepreneurs and risk-takers. For four generations, his family has owned a business that manufactures leather products.

  • December 18, 2023

    “Education is a vehicle for growth—In order to get where I want to go, I have to continue to learn new things.”

    Century College alum Frank Sandberg takes a strategic approach to his education and his career

  • November 2, 2023

    “With the goal of starting my own interior design firm, I knew attending a quality program was critical. Century’s Interior Design Degree was the obvious choice to prepare me for a competitive market.

    The skills I gained from a wide range of quality courses have allowed me the opportunity to develop insight of current industry practice. Not only have I been consistently impressed with the breadth of knowledge held by Century College instructors, but I also appreciate how students and instructors support one another in collectively striving to succeed.”

  • October 24, 2023

    “Education is about discipline-you must be disciplined to get to classes, and to have patience for the process of getting an education—and that definitely develops your character,” notes Tetiana Babych.

  • August 30, 2023

    Maria Given is passionate about helping others, and about living a life of service. When the pandemic began, she worked with Roseville Area High School (RAHS) students and teachers to help deliver food to students all over the district.

  • August 21, 2023

    “Education opens doors. You’ll always have opportunities because education equals knowledge, and knowledge equals power. Education lets you do what you want to do.”

    Liam Sykes is passionate about learning and embracing new opportunities, both inside and outside the classroom. He’s a Century College Post-Secondary Enrollment Options student, working on his General Education courses. He’s also a student at Great River School, which focuses on hands-on learning.

  • August 15, 2023

    “I have loved Century College from day one. I have loved all my teachers, and their responses were immediate–through Zoom, email, telephone–even over the weekend. And all the staff—from Financial Aid to everyone were great.”