Which community college are you currently attending?

SUNY Orange Community College

Photo Credit: suny.edu

Which program are you pursuing and what about the subject intrigues you most?

I am in Visual Communications with a focus in Photography.

What are your education and career aspirations?

I would like to be a commercial photographer.

What is a fun fact about you that few people know?

I am the founder of Safe Space America and OCNY Pride.

What is your favorite book/movie/song and why?

My favorite song “I Want to Come Over” by Melissa Etheridge because it reflects how I feel about someone I love

What is your current favorite streaming binge and why?

Schitt’s Creek is one of my favorite shows now because it simply makes me laugh.

In your spare time, what do you enjoy doing?

What is spare time? I am a single mom with way too much on my plate, but I enjoy watching movies with my daughter whenever we can.

How are you practicing self-care during this difficult time?

I take long baths whenever I can.

How are you adjusting to remote life and what are your tips to stay motivated?

It is a hard adjustment because I am a very hands-on person and have to keep my goal in mind to keep going.

As a Point Community College Scholarship Recipient, what is your message to other LGBTQ+ students?

Be the Change, Be You and Be Happy!

This post’s responses were submitted by Point Community College Scholarship Recipient Dannie Barbour (She/Her/Hers).

Barbour is currently pursuing a degree in Visual Communications at SUNY Orange Community College. Read more about Dannie here.

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