Siena's HEOP graduates are very successful...
Siena College is proud to have one of the best HEOP programs in the state of New York. Siena's HEOP students graduate at a rate higher than both state and national averages. HEOP at Siena helps you make the most of your college experience and prepares you for a lifetime of personal success.
Here are just a few examples of our successful graduates and some comments they have about the program:
Tariq Seraj (Class of 2010), Doctor of Pharmacy Program, Buffalo, NY
---"HEOP not only allowed me to attend a school like Siena, it gave me the ability to succeed in my endeavors."
Perla Terrero (Class of 2007), Human Resources, Nestle USA, California
---"HEOP is a great program that helps students grow academically, socially and emotionally."
Sabra-Joi Dingman (Class of 2005), Assistant Director of Outreach Programs, Albany, NY.
---"Without HEOP I would not have been able to pursue higher education. My life and the lives of my family have been changed forever."
Dixelia Lopez (Class of 1999), School Psychologist, Albany, NY.
---"I was once told that I have one chance at life; with only one chance to accomplish everything I wanted to accomplish, and one chance to become who I wanted to become. HEOP gave me that chance."
Stephanie C. Russell (Class of 1999), Junior Accountant, New York, NY
---"HEOP helped me get into a great college. The HEOP staff was very helpful and supportive with choosing classes and getting through day-to day living and with adjusting to my new environment."
Andrea Logan (Class of 1998),
Credit Analyst, New York, NY.
---"HEOP actually was the beginning of my life! Without this program I believe my life would have turned into something much less productive. HEOP gave me the opportunity to prove my potential and instilled in me a belief of not being a statistic, but a success story; a success story without boundaries and doubt."
Tasha Alston (Class of 1995), Social Worker, Atlanta, GA.
---"HEOP helped me to achieve my life long goal of obtaining a college degree. HEOP is a blessing and an opportunity of a lifetime."
Eric Rodriguez (Class of 1993), Deputy Vice President, Office of Research, Advocacy and Legislation for National Council of LaRaza, Washington, D.C.
---"HEOP is a doorway to success and a chance at fulfilling a dream."
Benjamin Velazquez (Class of 1993), Bank Vice President, and Member of Siena College's Associate Board of Trustees, New York, NY.
---"The HEOP Office was my family away from home."
If you are from New York State and would like information about HEOP, either call (518) 783-2352, or email HEOPadmissions@siena.edu