Francesca Gerbino, a middle school science teacher for The Meadows School, obtained her masters in science education to better instruct her students and help with her other activities.
“I may not use my degree in the traditional sense, but I honestly don’t think I would be successful in my business had I not gone to college and studied psychology.”
After Robert Medina obtained his undergraduate degree, he is pursuing his M.B.A. through a scholarship from the Las Vegas Business Academy while working.
Lieutenant Fred W. Meyer of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Detention Services Division, uses his degrees daily in criminal justice while pursuing his doctorate.
Las Vegas health care executive, Maggie Ozan Rafferty began her career as a registered nurse, and then moved into executive roles in health care. She obtained her advanced education as her responsibilities grew to meet the demands of her position.
Engineering positions have increased with a demand in construction, infrastructure, water treatment, health care and computers. People with degrees and experience in these fields can find career success and personal satisfaction.
Angela Thompson has just begun her goal of obtaining her undergraduate and advanced degrees in a field she has worked in for 20 years. With her education, she plans on mentoring others while continuing to advance.
Rehan Choudhry, founder of the Life is Beautiful festival in Las Vegas, appreciates his M.B.A. whether he was climbing the corporation ladder or exploring his passion in his own business.
Beth Rubins, believes that education in social work or a background in psychology is necessary for those looking to enter the nonprofit or human services field.
Construction of industrial complexes in Southern Nevada, especially Las Vegas, is increasing with the decrease of vacancies in the first quarter, leading to jobs and careers.