“Pursuing a Dream and Beating the Odds”“Persistence and InspirationAwards and Appreciation Reception

“Pursuing a Dream and Beating the Odds”

Jordyn Castor found her love for computers in the second grade. Jordyn secured an internship at Goldman Sachs in New York City, thanks to funds from the College of Engineering's women in engineering program. Click here to learn more.

“Persistence and Inspiration"

Watch RCPD Student, Jordyn Castor, become “Wall Street Ready” as she transforms a scholarship from the RCPD into career opportunities.

Awards and Appreciation Reception

Dr. Daehee Lee (2014 Outstanding Alumnus), share's insights on selecting MSU, moving to America, earning dual advanced degrees and leading in his career.

Michael Hudson

Welcome to Michigan State University and the RCPD, where inclusive world-class education advances knowledge and transforms lives. The Director's perspective on ability...

Project Venture helped give our son confidence to live on his own in the dorm and to interact with people socially.
Tina & Tim, Parents

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