Dena said her Med Biotech class was tight-knit, and the students "were very good at helping each other. We balanced each other's strengths and weaknesses. We became a very close group."
"This profession will enable me to be on the front line in the effort to identify the root causes of diseases and come up with solutions to help relieve society's illnesses," Rakibou said.
"I'm used to a small setting and that’s why I chose Upstate," said Danielle, who earned an associate’s degree from Suffolk County Community College. "It's intimate, and our class is close-knit. It’s comforting to have the same group of people with you every day."
"Upstate provided me with research experience, laboratory skills, and a breadth of knowledge that has allowed me to hit the ground running and excel at my current position," James said.