Participant: Ellen Lavarnway
Interviewer: Jennifer Rudolph
Date of Interview: July 1, 2014
Location of Interview: Brockton, MA
Time Period Discussed: 1974- 2014
Project: Massasoit Community College Oral History Project
Department: Massasoit Library ARCHIVE
Length of Interview: 56 minutes
Description: Ellen Lavarnway's remembrances of high school and college education and career as a nurse and administrator at Massasoit Community College.
Nurse and Coordinator of Health Services
They want a chance at a better life. We’re certainly reasonably priced in getting a college education or getting started before they transfer. We’re a safe place for a lot of people. They can view themselves differently and get a fresh start here. We have young kids right out of high school coming in who never saw themselves as being college students and are very successful here.