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Dorothea Marville, Certified Nursing Assistant

Photo of Dorothea Marville Dorothea Marville is a 33-year-old CNA (certified nursing assistant) working at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx. Lehman College helped her prepare to make a transition from retail to her dream career in healthcare after she completed her GED. Dorothea completed her CNA certification through Lehman College in 2021. She is also the recipient of the Helena Rubenstein Scholarship, which she is currently using to complete her PCT (patient care technician) certification. The following are excerpts from an interview with her about her continuing education experience at Lehman College. Read More

Gregory Pereira, Digital Skills for Professionals

Photo of Gregory Pereira Gregory Pereira and his wife Milka run First Steps Urban Outreach, a family-owned and operated training and certification center for in-home childcare operators. Their training included Google Applications for Small Business, a four-part series where their entire team was introduced to the tools that Google Suite offers to businesses. In addition, Gregory participated in Digital Marketing training, and his daughter completed Microsoft Excel Part 1. This program helped the team at Urban Outreach successfully navigate the transition to providing digital services and has left them feeling prepared for whatever comes next. Read More

Estephany Villavicencio, Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

Photo of Estephany VillavicencioEstephany Villavicencio was fascinated by medicine since she was a youngster. Although she worked in banking for several years, she was dissatisfied with the business world. With her long-standing passion prevailing, she attended a Lehman College Continuing Education seminar to explore how to become a medical assistant. Although the program is eligible for Workforce 1 voucher that covers the tuition, Estephany’s background in banking did not qualify her to receive this voucher. She worked two jobs and used all of her savings to pursue her quest for medical education. Read More

Vincent Navarro, EON Reality Certified Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality Developer

Photo of Estephany VillavicencioAs a member of the first cohort of graduates from the Lehman College Virtual Reality Innovation Academy (VRIA), I became an EON Reality Certified VR/AR Developer in April 2018. This new and exciting 10-month, non-credit training program, is a partnership of Lehman and EON Reality, a world leader in Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) knowledge transfer. Previously, I earned a BS in chemistry and a MS in computer science, both from Lehman. Read More

Euna Kim Ball - Certified Medical Coder

Photo of Euna Kim BallIt wasn’t easy for me to settle on the right “second act” after a long hiatus. Lehman’s Continuing Education program made all the difference. After 15 years, I left a banking career in 2002 to shepherd my children from middle school to college. At the same time, wanting to make a difference in people’s lives, I began focusing on community service, volunteering with meals on wheels and as an EMT with an ambulance corps. Read More