Andria Radmacher has a piece of advice for students: “If you can master that skill of constant, perpetual improvement and learning… you’ll always be on the cutting edge.”
From the beginning, Radmacher was always one step ahead. Before attending Irvine Valley College for her Accounting, Associate in Science degree, she was learning the ropes as an executive assistant, doing work in QuickBooks for her boss.
As part of Project RAISER, a $5-million grant from the US Department of Education to support STEM transfer students, IVC has partnered with Cal State Fullerton’s College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and its College of Engineering and Computer Science to ensure that students’ learning opportunities align with skills necessary to meet workplace needs.
Ju-Yu Yen is on the road to success. An adult learner and transfer student originally from Taiwan, Ju-Yu came to the United States in 2019 to kickstart her education and launch a career and set an example for her kids. At Irvine Valley College, she found the opportunity to do just that.