“I honestly thought I would never get here.”

Giancarlo Mone, studying applied technology leadership, is a first-generation Italian-American and—as of this semester—a first-generation college student, too. (Photo by James Evans / University of Alaska Anchorage)

A former New York City garbageman, Giancarlo Mone is a both a first-generation Italian-American and—as of this semester—a first-generation college student, too. “I don’t see myself moving back,” he noted. “I wanted to see intellectual smarts in a blue-collar world, and I feel Alaska has that.”

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Source: “I honestly thought I would never get here.” – Green & Gold News

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