Tania Corte ’24 of Bronx, N.Y., is a marketing and management and leadership major. Tania is also one the many Le Moyne students who are among the first members of their families to attend college. We are proud to share some of their stories.
Why did you choose Le Moyne?
“I chose Le Moyne because I was offered a spot in the Higher Education Opportunity Program Class of 2024 and for its business program.”
How do you hope to grow and change over your time at Le Moyne?
“Through my time here at Le Moyne, I’ve grown out of my comfort zone and expanded myself to learn more about different people.”
What are your plans for the future, and how do you define success, both personally and professionally?
“I plan to get my master’s degree after graduating and to continue exploring different areas in marketing in order to truly find my passion in life.”
What do you hope your impact on the world to be?
“I hope to be an inspiration to other young people who are also first-generation college students like me. I want to give back to my community by supporting the same nonprofit organizations that helped me achieve goals that placed me here at Le Moyne.”
What is your favorite place on campus?
“The offices of the Higher Education Opportunity Program and African-American, Asian, Native American Program. The place has seen me at my best and at my worst, and every single moment I’ve needed guidance both KL Lane, director of the program, and Sarah Angrisano, assistant director of the program, have been there to offer wisdom and direction.”
How have you been involved at Le Moyne outside of coursework (i.e., clubs or organizations, internships, research)?
“I am on the board the Student Government Association as a class representative and the treasurer of Kicks and Caps Club. In addition, I am the communication liaison for HEOP/AHANA, a peer mentor, and an active member in most of the College’s multicultural clubs.”
What piece of advice do you have for future Le Moyne students?
“Open yourself to new people and become well connected to the faculty because they can offer you endless opportunities.”