Yordanos (YK) Kereta is a recent graduate of Milligan College’s nursing program. While at Milligan, she was an active member of the Student Nurses Association and was highly involved on campus. YK is currently deciding on several job offers, including the opportunity to be a RN on a medical surgical unit at IU Health in Indianapolis, Indiana. Ultimately, she hopes to return to Ethiopia one day to open a health clinic.

Impact of Milligan:

YK said the impact of Milligan for her was primarily through the professors. She noted how their constant encouragement, particularly from the nursing faculty, pushed her forward to success.

Advice to Freshmen:

Her advice to freshmen is to know that your time at Milligan will go by fast. “You only have four years. Live them up!”