This state's graduate alumni have become leading entrepreneurs, scientists, health care professionals, engineers, artists, journalists, humanitarians and educators. Some examples:
Jamon Raley completed his Master's of Science in Criminal Justice program at Columbia College with a 3.9 GPA as of March 2014 and was the winner of the college's 2014 Festival of Writing-Graduate Division. Jamon has been pursuing a career in law enforcement since he enlisted in the Army as a military police officer at the age of 18. He served a total of 8 years and attained the rank of staff sergeant in this time. He is also a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Jamon is now serving as a police officer in New Orleans, Louisiana with the Department of Veterans Affairs. He has also begun a Master's of Science in Forensic Science through the University of Florida. Jamon has a clear view of his direction in life and is very ambitious to accomplish all of his career and educational goals.
Jamie earned her Bachelor of Science degree in history at Truman in 1998 and her Master of Arts in Education at Truman in 2000. In the past year, Jamie has been recognized as the Missouri Teacher of the Year for 2013-2014. She was the commencement speaker at Truman State University in fall 2013. For the past fourteen years, she has been working as a social studies teacher at Rockwood Summit High School and takes pride in offering a challenging classroom environment. She strives to create cultural literacy in her classroom and produce students who are analytical thinkers in today's information age. "I want them to think my class was tough, but that I gave them a way to succeed."
A spring 2013 graduate from the Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) program, Remy Timbillah has excelled in the healthcare administration field for the majority of his adult life. Before arriving in the United States for his graduate studies at Park University, Remy had already made his mark as a hospital administrator in his native country of Ghana. Boasting a 4.0 GPA from the MHA program, Remy completed an exceptional internship with Kathy Dodd, president of The Corridor Group and a member of Park's Board of Tustees, for which he received the Outstanding MHA Internship Award for the 2012-13 academic year. He was subsequently hired into a management position in the health administration workforce immediately following graduation.
Regarding his current job as an Account Manger for KForce Inc., headquartered in Tampa, Florida, Remy notes he specializes in enabling Healthcare Organizations to enhance their healthcare administrative staffing needs, especially within their revenue cycle. Kforce currently provides healthcare staffing solutions to over 350 healthcare providers across the US, including 75% of the top Honor Roll hospitals. He specifically focuses on leveraging Kforce's extensive resources to allow healthcare organizations to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of their revenue cycle by providing access to top-notch healthcare professionals.
When asked what he enjoys most about his job, Remy replied, "What I like most about my job is being able to help improve health care delivery by providing [to] clients access to top-notch professionals who ensure quality in care delivery."
The faculty and staff of the MHA program at Park University is excited to recognize Remy Timbillah as one of our outstanding alumni during Graduate Education Week.