- 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.”
- July 24, 2023
Century College and the Protez Foundation have formed a partnership together to provide a training for Ukrainian health care professionals in prosthetics July 24 - Aug. 11. The training will take place in the Century College orthotics and prosthetics lab and will be led by Century College orthotics and prosthetics expert faculty. Twenty Ukrainian health care professionals will participate in the intensive three-week training.
- June 20, 2023
“The Orthotics and Prosthetics field is continuing to innovate, and now is a good time to get into it. It’s a mixture of engineering and art, and you’re able to help others and make a big difference in their lives. It’s a very rewarding field.”
- June 15, 2023
“Knowledge is power. Learning anything is valuable, and can bring knowledge into our jobs.“
Marissa Torres is currently working on her second Century College degree. In 2022, she earned her Associate’s Degree in Marketing and Communications, while working full-time in her finance job. This time, she is earning her Associates degree in Business Management.
- June 8, 2023
The winners of the 2023 Excellence in Education awards are Century College, Georgian College, Lakeland College and Weber State University. Keep reading to learn more about these schools, how they incorporate the NKBA Student Design Competition as part of their required coursework and use NKBA’s educational resources.
- June 8, 2023
“Education is important to me as a parent. I really wanted both of my children to see that learning does not stop at high school, and in order to obtain careers we are passionate about, we have to put in the extra hard work of school.”