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Our Stories

At impressive rates, Herkimer College students graduate, transfer to four-year colleges, and pursue exciting and fulfilling careers. We also have some of the very best faculty, one of the reasons that we are ranked among the top community colleges in the nation for student success.

Below we share with you some of our student, alumni and faculty stories.

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April Harris
Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity

Amy Roepnack
Assistant Professor of Fashion Buying and Merchandising

Airian Eastman
Returning to School Online a Fulfilling Experience

Avery McLemore
Alum Now A Successful Physical Therapist Assistant

Wendall Williams
Life of a Student Athlete

Jonathan Knickerbocker
From Laid-Off Worker to Convocation Speaker with Scholarship

Lane Casadonte
Herkimer Grad Now Award-Winning Sportscaster

Todd Allen
Hall-of-Famer Transfers with Scholarship, Now Teaches & Coaches

Melissa Krull
Current Student Hosts & Produces WUTR-TV’s “Hello CNY”

Adam Lisser
Veteran and Father Achieves Academic Excellence

Patrick Bailey
Alum Now Successful Reporter Covering Exciting Stories

Deborah Ingerick
HC Graduate has Rewarding Career as Artist & Teacher

Terri Jackson
HC Alum Finds Career Success & Happiness as CPA & Teacher

Tracie Glazer
Alum Achieves Many Impressive Art Education Successes