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Alumni Spotlight: Joe Burgett Rachwal


Current or most recent title and employer?
District Community Leader/WomenHeart Champion at WomenHeart the National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease

How did SC4 help prepare you?
The Communications program helped me hone my writing skills in print media, confidence in public speaking, and a strong skill set in fund development and events planning.

What do you like most about what you do professionally?
Sharing my personal story nationally and participating as a peer support educator annually at the WomenHeart Science and Leadership Symposium at Mayo Clinic.

Did you transfer on and earn other degrees? If so, what degrees and from where?
I transferred to UM-Flint to continue my pursuit of a degree in communications, journalism and women’s studies.