Joe Detmer had the opportunity to move into a new role at work. The catch? It required electrical skills he didn’t have. To get up to speed, Joe took classes at Tyler and now as the right qualifications to move forward in today’s fast-paced workplace, all while staying with the company he’s worked with for decades.
At Tyler, returning student and single mom Elena Brancato gained the confidence to soak up the full college experience. She did it all: studied abroad, led campus groups, and welcomed new students to Tyler as a student ambassador. When she transferred to Virginia Commonwealth University to continue her studies in communications, she was already ahead of the curve because she’d already completed a PR project for a real client at Tyler.
After 15 years working in IT, one hospital stay inspired Anissa Ellis to change her career to help others. She completed clinical rotations at two local hospitals and earned her associate degree in nursing at Tyler, and is now a branch director with a home health company, helping nurses make an impact in lives across the area.