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Employee Spotlight: Jocelinne Perfecto

CFCC’s Latino Outreach Coordinator, Jocelinne Perfecto, brims with enthusiasm as she embarks on her mission to make a positive impact on the lives of current and prospective Latino students. With a passion for education and firsthand experience as the daughter of immigrants from Dallas, Texas, Jocelinne understands the challenges faced by those seeking a better  Read More

Employee Spotlight: Robin Hardin

Robin Hardin stands as a shining example of the profound impact that exceptional educators can have on the lives of their students. Robin’s journey, starting from a community college background herself, has come full circle as she continues to inspire others through her teaching. This year, she is the recipient of the Marilyn Goodman Anderson  Read More

Employee Spotlight: Candyce DeBouse

Hailing from the vibrant city of Philadelphia, Custodial Services Supervisor Candyce DeBouse holds a unique and remarkable story intertwined with the iconic Wells Fargo Center. As a custodian in the very arena, she dedicated herself to meticulously tending to both the event floor and the athletes’ terrain. Candyce’s precision cleaning skills were honed unexpectedly through  Read More

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. John Hrebik

Dr. John Hrebik, hailing from a working-class family in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, overcame personal and economic struggles as a student to pursue his dream in academia. Inspired by his parents’ hard work, he deeply values education and its transformative power in shaping individual lives. As a first-generation college student, John initially felt overwhelmed and underprepared for  Read More

Employee Spotlight: Beth Smedley

After a brief stint in the fast food industry, Beth Smedley embarked on an impressive academic journey, culminating in multiple degrees. She first earned her Associate of Arts and Bachelor of Arts in English, showcasing her passion for language and literature, followed by a Master of Arts in Counseling, a testament to her desire to  Read More

Employee Spotlight: Hope Cate

Hope Cate is an inspiring figure at CFCC, where she serves as a psychology instructor. Her journey to academia was a complex one. Initially, she attended college but faced family issues that forced her to put her education on hold. During this period, she embarked on a different path and became a massage therapist. However,  Read More

Employee Spotlight: Maria Ortado

Maria Ortado is an artist who has taken a unique path in her career. Growing up near the largest liberal arts college for deaf people in Washington, D.C., Maria began studying sign language in high school. She loved learning ASL but had not considered it a career option. Instead, Maria earned her Bachelor of Fine  Read More

Employee Spotlight: Rozetta Bryant

Having worked in childcare for over 34 years, Rozetta Bryant is a co-teacher in the Starfish class, which is for children between the ages of one and two, at the Child Development Center (CDC) at CFCC. As a child, Rozetta flourished from the love and care that her mother provided to her and her siblings.  Read More

Employee Spotlight: Mason Tarr

With a bachelor’s degree in marketing, Mason started a career in landscaping. When the physical demands of that career became too much for Mason, he decided to put his handyman skills to work and shifted his career into maintenance. Mason Tarr has been working with CFCC’s facilities department since 2019. You may have seen Mason  Read More

Employee Spotlight: April Lehmann

April Lehmann’s childhood dream of becoming a veterinarian shifted when she discovered the crucial role of Veterinary Technicians. With a more hands-on approach to animal care and a focus on patient advocacy, April found her true passion. Today, April serves as the director of CFCC’s esteemed Veterinary Medical Technology program. Visitors to the program’s North  Read More
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