RVCC’s 2019 Grads are Ready to Rock this World!

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
RVCC’s 2019 Grads are Ready to Rock this World!

The members of Raritan Valley Community College’s 2019 graduating class are talented, impressive and well-positioned to begin their new journeys! Whether you are interested in pursuing an education in liberal arts, business, or another area you are passionate about, RVCC is the perfect destination. With a diverse range of degree programs and accredited certifications, RVCC offers cost-effective, high-quality education. Learn more by registering for RVCC’s Instant Decision Day on Thursday, July 18th. In the meantime, check out some of RVCC’s impressive graduates:

Tori Hyman

From: Franklin, NJ
RVCC Major: Business Administration
Honors: Determined to continue her studies after sustaining a serious injury, Tori graduated Cum Laude. Member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society; Alpha Beta Gamma National Business Honor Society; and National Society of Leadership and Success. 
Achievements/Interests: President of the Black Student Alliance and Senator for the Student Government Association. Tori finished her coursework in December and is participating in a co-op experience as a Supply Chain Demand Planner with Neutrogena.
Next Steps: She plans to attend Rutgers Business School with a full scholarship, majoring in Supply Chain Management.

David Iglesia

From: Branchburg, NJ
RVCC Majors: Social Science, General Business, Marketing and Communications
Honors: Graduated Magna Cum Laude. Member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and the National Society of Leadership and Success.
Achievements/Interests: After a four-year break, David returned to RVCC to complete degrees in 4 majors.
Next Steps: David plans to pursue a degree in Communication Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Alyssa Darden

From: Phillipsburg, NJ
RVCC Major: Social Science
Honors: Alyssa graduated Magna Cum Laude and served as an officer of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.
Achievements/Interests: Selected for the Sanofi Corporate Mentorship Program; recipient of the Robert Sydney Needham Scholarship; student speaker at RVCC’s 50th Anniversary Gala; member of the Orgullo Latino/Latino Pride Club and To Write Love on Her Arms.
Next Steps: A recipient of a Rider University scholarship, Alyssa plans to study Psychology and eventually start her own practice to help children and adolescents coping with mental health.

Sakshi Kulshrestha

From: Montgomery, NJ
RVCC Major: Business Administration—Honors College
Honors: Sakshi graduated Summa Cum Laude. Officer for the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society; member of the Alpha Beta Gamma National Business Honor Society and the New Jersey Collegiate Business Administration Honor Society. Recipient of the Academic Award for Business Administration.
Achievements/Interests: Sakshi participated in Rotaract, Enactus, and the Student Government Association and was a mentee for the Sanofi Corporate Mentorship Program. She also interned with Liberty Tax Service.
Next Steps: Sakshi plans to attend Rutgers Business School to study Accounting and Finance.

Karen Hartl

From: Lambertville, NJ
RVCC Major: Associate of Fine Arts in Visual Arts
Honors: Karen graduated Magna Cum Laude.
Achievements/Interests: After retiring from a 40-year career as a research scientist in the pharmaceutical industry, Karen returned to RVCC to resume her studies. She also holds degrees in Biology and Medical Technology.
Next Steps: Karen will continue working with artists and exhibiting her artwork.

Jack Fenimore

From: Hillsborough, NJ
RVCC Major: Criminal Justice
Honors: Jack graduated Cum Laude. Member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society; National Society of Leadership and Success; and recipient of the Academic Award for Criminal Justice.
Achievements/Interests: President of the Criminal Justice Club.
Next Steps: Jack plans to attend Rutgers University to study criminal justice and ultimately, work for the FBI.

If you’re wondering: “Which college near me provides the best degree programs and professional certifications?” The answer is: “RVCC!” After all, you can earn your degree for a fraction of what you would pay at a four-year college or university.

About RVCC

RVCC has been ranked the best community college in New Jersey by BestColleges.com, WalletHub.com and Niche.com. BestColleges.com also ranked RVCC #10 in its list of the “Best Online Community Colleges for 2018.” Zippia, a website dedicated to helping grads with their career choices, ranked RVCC the “Best Community College in NJ for Getting a Job.” And, Washington Monthly ranked RVCC fifth in the country in the category of “Best Colleges for Adult Learners (2 Year Colleges)” for 2017. As a leading state college in New Jersey, RVCC serves students locally from Somerset County and Hunterdon County, across the country, and around the world, offering top degree programs and the best local career training. For information, visit www.raritanval.edu.