Meet Today’s Students

Many of today’s students aren’t going straight from high school to college and studying full-time. They are returning adults, parents, providers, veterans, and the first in their families to go to college. They need a system that is flexible, affordable and responsive to their needs. But to serve today’s students well, we first need to hear their stories.

  • Bri Sislo-Schutta


    Bri, a sophomore at University of Minnesota Twin Cities, discusses how coronavirus pandemic is affecting today's students.

    Contributed by: Today's Students Coalition

  • Cat Huang – Cornell University

    New York Cat, a student at Cornell University, discusses how the coronavirus pandemic is causing stress for today's students, particul…

    Contributed by: Today's Students Coalition

  • Drayton Jackson


    Drayton is a student parent attending Olympic College. The coronavirus pandemic caused Drayton to have to push back his education goals so he could focus more …

    Contributed by: Today's Students Coalition

  • Joe Anderson

    New York

    Joe is a senior at Cornell University, and serves as the president of the Cornell Student Assembly. He discusses his role in providing support an a voice for f…

    Contributed by: Today's Students Coalition

  • Marc Younker – Rutgers University

    New Jersey, a student at Rutgers, discusses how this fall semester is different for him and his classmates.

    Contributed by: Today's Students Coalition

  • Osh’shalee Handy


    Osh'shalee is a student at Texas State University, where she is studying to become an art teacher. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, her classes were moved onli…

    Contributed by: Today's Students Coalition

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