Featured Alum Profile December 2011: Julie Lundy
"ACC has empowered me by giving me the educational foundation to move forward and enjoy a happier more fulfilling life."
|Name: Julie Lundy |
|Time Spent at ACC: 5 Years|
|Area of Study: Computer Information Systems|
What is your fondest memory at ACC?
My fondest memory of ACC was the day I was inducted into Phi Theta Kappa. At the induction ceremony, I felt inspired to do my very best. As my academic achievements were acknowledged, I gained the aspiration to develop stability and strength of character. It was at this ceremony that I felt for the first time in my life that I could succeed. The light of learning had touched my life and I would never be the same. The warm enlightened feeling stayed with me as I pursued three academic degrees.
How has ACC influenced you?
ACC has empowered me by giving me the educational foundation to move forward and enjoy a happier more fulfilling life. The strong educational foundation and support I received at ACC enabled me to continue my academic excellence at Regis University followed by a successful career. Because of the strong education I received at ACC, my understanding of the world around me has increased. I am truly grateful to all of the faculty and staff that helped me on my journey to becoming a better, stronger person.
What have you been doing since you left ACC?
I graduated from ACC in May of 1999 having earned an A.A.S. in Computer Information System. I took a year off from school and worked for the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration as a Web programmer. In 2001, I transferred to Regis University and went to work for Littleton Public Schools. I earned a B.S. in Computer Information Systems, with Alpha Sigma Nu honors in May of 2005. I continued my education at Regis graduating Magna cum laude in May 2007 having earned a Master of Education in Instructional Technology. While applying for my teaching license in the spring of 2007, I learned ACC was in desperate need of a Webmaster. During the time I attended school at ACC, I was a work-study on the website. I greatly enjoyed this work and found it meaningful. My career goal of teaching K-12 technology classes changed when ACC hired me five days after my commencement ceremony in 2007. I have now worked at ACC managing the websites for nearly five years. It is gratifying to give back to the college that helped me to succeed. I find the work rewarding, as I meet the needs of those who use the college websites.
Tell Us About Yourself!
What have you been doing since you graduated from ACC?
Do you have an interesting story to share about your life or career?
Please let us know what you have been doing so we can post it here and share it with other ACC Alumni!
Fill out an Alumni Profile Form!