Joyce Richardson’s path to a Keuka College degree began in 1983.
It will end Sunday, when the Stanley resident receives her Bachelor of Science degree in criminology/criminal justice.
And while it took the mother of two and grandmother of four nearly three decades to do what her classmates did in four years, she is the envy of some of her fellow members of the Class of 2012.
“A couple of weeks ago, I was offered a job as an investigator with the Ontario County Public Defender’s Office, where I completed my senior internship,” said Richardson. “That is what makes Keuka so great. Instead of a 20-minute job interview, I had the chance to have a four-month interview. I would not have gotten this job without my senior internship.”
By Nikki Treleaven ’11
Editor’s Note: This is the 10th in a 10-part series on the 2011 Experiential Learner of the Year Award nominees. Nominees for the upperclass and freshman awards will be honored at a luncheon May 6; the winners will be revealed at Honors Convocation May 7.
For example, for his final Field Period in January, he teamed with fellow senior and criminology and criminal justice major Rory Conheady to investigate cases of vandalism on campus.
Under the supervision of Tracy McFarland, associate dean of students, Leonard developed a research agenda, collected data, and offered recommendations. (more…)
Editor’s Note: This is the fifth part of our Fast Class video series, which showcases faculty and staff members discussing their areas of interest and expertise.