Excited to pursue a career in informatics, Ivy Tech graduate Idriss Bah earned his associate degree in May 2018. After graduating, he wanted to continue his education and transferred to Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.
“I really enjoyed the diversity and the amount of people,” said Idriss. “It was cool to have because in the real world, you work with different sets of people.”
During his time at Ivy Tech, he loved getting involved at his local campus. He was involved with Project Voice, a small podcast where he discussed current events and different topics. Idriss was also a member of Phi Theta Kappa, a national honor society that recognizes academic achievement and provides opportunities to help them grow as both leaders and scholars.
“The program staff and the campus resources have helped me in terms of reaching my goals and having high honors and GPA.”
Despite receiving several job offers after graduating from Ivy Tech, he declined in order to pursue his bachelor’s degree at Indiana University.
His advice to students at Ivy Tech?
“Stay on campus, get your work done, stay focused and utilize all the resources provided by Ivy Tech.”
Even after graduating from Ivy Tech, Idriss has continued to stay involved. He was the student/graduate representative, “Mr. Ivy,” at the College’s exhibit during the July 2018 Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration.