“I wanted to help people get health resources in various ways, and I saw how people were using computers to make compelling presentations. I needed to do that, but I knew nothing about computers.”
Computer Kindergarten led to a second class, and finally, his capstone class, PowerPoint. After that, he was preparing presentations like a pro.
Rosemary Selinger unknowingly enrolled in the second class with him. Translation: He told her she was going to a computer class when they were half-way across town on their way to that class. “He signed me up with absolutely no consultation. I was furious!” she reminds him. None the less, the Selinger’s connection to CCS was solidified.
We had known faculty at the colleges and quickly realized what a tremendous value the colleges are, Mrs. Selinger said. “Having grown up in England, I was familiar with vocational programs in particular – where after two or three years you could get a very good job. It’s tremendous.”