Both students have learned about pandemics in the classroom. But it’s different experiencing one while on the job. Thurston and Young have been assisting in testing patients with symptoms, and they suit up with personal protective equipment, commonly referred to as PPE.
According to recent data released by the College, the current student body contains students from Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Paraguay, and Venezuela. Eight of those countries celebrate their national independence days during Latinx Heritage Month.