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Vilma Denisia ’15

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Vilma Denisia ’15
Tenant Coordinator
The Port Authority of NY & NJ

Why did you choose Empire State College? What do you think is the best thing about the college?
SUNY Empire afforded me the opportunity to advance my degree while focusing on concentration courses and using life learned knowledge. My mentor was dedicated and proactive in helping me design a learning program customized to my needs. The courses were academically leading, modern and comparable to those of leading colleges.

How did Empire State College help you shape your personal and professional goals?
Obtaining a BS in Political Science got me a promotion to a management position and salary increase. It has given me the opportunity to create new relationships, enjoy project management tasks, participate in decision making endeavors and continue to grow professionally.

What is your career highlight or proudest career moment to date?
Obtaining my current position equivalent to an Engineer or Architect. My strong background and newly achieved degree played a strong part.

What advice would you give to a current Empire State College student?
To focus on the concentration. Work closely with your mentor and use the online library available in MyESC. This is a very useful and awesome tool with tons of information to assist in writing and research.

Why do you give back to SUNY Empire?
I owe my professional success to their academia.