There's a story behind every big thinker.
Every student that walks through Delta's doors has a unique path that brought them here. Check out some of the stories behind our big thinkers and how Delta has helped them along the way.
Deandre has a lot of business ideas, which is why he’s pursuing a bachelor’s degree
in entrepreneurship. The alumnus sees endless possibilities.
See Deandre's story.
After attending a four-year university, Brian realized it wasn’t for him. He found
a job in construction management and decided to advance his career by giving college
See Brian's story.
In between high school classes and running a successful baking company, Fatimah is
preparing for college life by dual enrolling at Delta.
See Fatimah's story.
When the pandemic happened, high school student Olivia realized that the show must
go on, so she decided to dual enroll at Delta.
See Olivia's story.
From a young age, Adam Coenis had an interest in helping people.
See Adam's story.
Thomas has a passion for the mechanical world and a desire to learn new employability
See Thomas's story.
Joseph took a break after high school. Working as a pipefitter, he discovered his
ability for drafting and designing. He is now at Delta studying mechanical engineering.
See Joseph's story.
It took a few years, but after attending Delta as a dual-enrolled student his senior
year of high school, James returned to discover his future career in pharmacy.
See James's story.
While originally planning to go to art school, that all changed for Sam when he took
a calculus class in his senior year of high school.
See Sam's story.
Inspired by her mom’s struggles with respiratory illnesses, Hanna is at Delta studying
respiratory care and wanting to make a difference.
See Hanna's story.
ReAnna grew up in the Thumb, surrounded by livestock and miles of crop fields. ReAnna’s
plan for the future is to manage her own dairy farm.
See ReAnna's story.
Growing up around a family-owned machining business gave Logan a passion for design
and manufacturing. At Delta, he’s gaining high-tech skills he can use back at the
See Logan's story.
Aleisha’s mother is a nurse, so she thought she’d be one too. But then she realized
that teaching was another way of helping people.
See Aleisha's story.
Jessica thinks everyone should enjoy going to the dentist – just like she does. Training
as a dental assistant, she’s getting the skills she needs to give people great experiences.
See Jessica's story.
Julian was thinking about a career in the medical field, but didn’t like the “gory”
stuff. His love of chemistry and problem-solving has focused him on the pharmacy field.
See Julian's story.
Jessica used an opportunity with Delta’s student-run newspaper to become more outgoing.
It’s preparing her to work in the service-oriented field of hospitality management.
See Jessica's story.
Jessica came to Delta College thinking it was just a stepping stone to a stable career.
But she discovered so much more.
See Jessica's story.
Clinton has used on-campus opportunities to become more outgoing and succeed in his
criminal justice program. He’s also built his skills in the Army National Guard.
See Clinton's story.
Justine bounced back after struggling in her first nursing program and found the perfect
fit at Delta College.
See Justine's story.
Patty decided it was time for a career change. She’s now a recent Delta graduate and
working as a surgical technologist.
See Patty's story.
After years in an office setting, Heather boldly set out to do what made her happy. She’s
now at Delta, training to be an electrician.
See Heather's story.
A tennis-teaching pro after high school, Dustin decided he wanted to “serve” in a
different way. He came to Delta to start a career in criminal justice.
See Dustin's story.
With a passion for working on automobiles, Nathan found the perfect opportunity –
Delta’s GM Automotive Service Education Program.
See Nathan's story.
1,224 students earned a degree or certificate in the 2018-2019 academic year
94% of Delta College students said they would recommend Delta to a friend.
1 in 4 area high school students chose Delta last year.