Stories of Impact

Stories of Impact

Everyone deserves the opportunity to improve their life, and access to education is an important first step in achieving a bright future. However, access to higher education is increasingly out of reach for many people. Support from generous faculty, staff, alumni, and friends improves college access, increases educational opportunity and equity, and positively impacts countless lives.

Hear from and read about the Phoenix College students who achieve their dreams thanks to your support.




Dessey Hoernig

Nursing student shares the inspiration behind why she was destined for a medical calling. 

LaDayja Benford

Dental Hygiene student explains why she chose Phoenix College and her plans for the future.

Jose Pina Mora

Video: Medical student making family proud by fulfilling dreams. Scholarship and mentor help pave the way.  

Reynaldo Bujan

Video: Cuban-born student who is going far close to home. Scholarships provide the tools.

Darius Goudeau

Video: A father-son relationship inspires education.
Scholarships make it happen.

Carol Hernandez

Video: Single mom in college to help others.
Scholarships there to help her.

Sarah Lawson

Video: Former waitress deserves the opportunity to reach her goals. Scholarships give her a helping hand along the way.

Emily Lopez

Video: Health obstacles can not stand in the way of her dreams. Scholarships make sure tuition does not either.

Javier Perez-Torres

Video: Scholarships encourage an international student to build his dream career.

Orin Shepherd

Video: A grandfather's pride propels a Native American student to reach his goals. Scholarships pave the way.

Jon'tasia Taylor

Video: PC student struggles to make ends meet and attend classes. The PC Food pantry and emergency funds have her back.

Amber Robison

PC student Amber Robison talks about how her educational journey was side-tracked and how Phoenix College allowed her to resume her path with confidence.

Rachael Scott

PC student Rachael Scott talks about how Phoenix College is helping her embrace a new language and a new way to communicate.