NHCC is proud of our many alumni! Below are a few shining success stories.
If you're an NHCC alumnus, please share your story and/or nominate a Distinguished Alumnus at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jon Vezner, NHCC Alumnus and Grammy Award Winner, reconnected with the college and conducted a music workshop with current students. View his story...
Rob Weber, NHCC Alumnus and CEO of NativeX, helped develop mobile app programs at NHCC and conducted a hackathon with NHCC students. View his story...
NHCC Alumni Testimonials
“During those times when I wavered on whether or not I possessed the ability to fulfill my dream of becoming a doctor, NHCC chemistry professor Dr. Eugenia Paulus provided the perfect mix of constructive criticism and compassion to help me realign my focus.” ~ Taj Melson, Resident Physician, Hennepin County Medical Center, 2003 Science Alumnus
“The things I learned about accounting at NHCC have helped me a lot throughout the years as a business owner. In business and in life in general, everyone should at least have a basic understanding of accounting.” ~ Krystal Vierkant, Owner and CEO, Rock On Enterprises, 1998 Accounting Alumna
“Growing up in poverty I had a lot of struggles. That’s where I really figured out that education is the key for me to break that cycle of poverty. North Hennepin Community College made that a reality.” ~ Armando Camacho, President and CEO, Opportunity Partners, 1997 Liberal Arts Alumnus
“Get involved in something, anything, even if it’s just one thing. It will always lead to another opportunity.” ~ Jamie Randall, Diversity Success Specialist, North Hennepin Community College, 2012 AA, AFA Alumna
“Being a police officer isn’t always about law enforcement for me – it’s about education, it’s about community relations, it’s about making an impact in somebody’s life.” ~ Mike Nguyen, Police Officer, Kenyon Police Dept., Operations Manager, Whelan Security, MN, 2006 Law Enforcement Alumnus