Graduate Connections

Graduate Connections – Meet Allan McGlohon

Allan, 40, originally from Raleigh, North Carolina, graduated the seven-month Welding Specialist program at RSI in November 2021. Thanks for sharing your story, Allan. How long have you been in Arizona? My family moved to Mesa when I was three or four years old, so I’m basically a native! I live in Gilbert. What brought […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet McDarian “Mac” Givens

Mac, 33, from Pontiac, Michigan, graduated the nine-month Electro-Mechanical Technologies (EMT) program at RSI in January 2022. Thanks for sharing your story, Mac. How long have you been in Arizona? Nine months. I moved here in March to go to RSI. I started the program in April. What brought you to Phoenix? My mom has […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Seir Skinner

Seir, 25, from Elko, Nevada, graduated the nine-month Electro-Mechanical Technologies (EMT) program at RSI in late September 2021.   Thanks for sharing your story, Seir; what did you do before coming to RSI? I graduated high school in 2015. I had two jobs after, as I wanted to have my own apartment. For the last […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Curtis Ambrose

Curtis, 55, graduated the nine-month Electro-Mechanical Technologies (EMT) program at RSI in 2016. Curtis is a member of the Navajo Nation tribe and is originally from a small community called Wide Ruin, Arizona, north east of Holbrook. Today Curtis resides and works for himself in Kayenta, Arizona. Thanks for sharing your story, Curtis. What brought […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Bryan Ellis

Bryan, 41, from Walnut Creek, CA, graduated from the nine-month Electro-Mechanical Technologies (EMT) program at RSI in March 2021. Thanks for your time Bryan; tell us about your career before coming to RSI? I previously worked in sales and education. I worked for Home Depot for many years selling to contractors and construction companies. After […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Chris Standifer

Chris, 39, from Phoenix, AZ, graduated the nine-month Electro-Mechanical Technologies (EMT) program at RSI in 2012 and completed the Mechanical Maintenance Engineering degree program six months later. Thanks for sharing your story, Chris. Did you have another career before RSI? I’d been working in the field for about six months when I came to RSI, […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Seth Manuelito

Seth, 20, from Gallup, New Mexico, graduated from the nine-month Electro-Mechanical Technologies (EMT) program at RSI in February 2021. Thanks for your time, Seth. What did you do before you came to RSI? Out of high school in 2019 I got a scholarship to play baseball at a Christian school in Kentucky. I did that […]

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