Bill Perkins knew degree would give him better opportunities.

Bill Perkins knew degree would give him better opportunities.

In honor of College Day, The Herald News asked community leaders to share their college experiences.

Name: Bill Perkins

Occupation/position:
Chief Executive Officer, People, Incorporated

College, degree and year of graduation:
Bachelor of arts in psychology, SMU (now UMass Dartmouth), Class of 1979; master of arts in vocational rehabilitation counseling, Assumption College, Class of 1991

How did you decide it was the right place for you?
I was already working in the field and knew that this degree along with my experience would give greater opportunities for professional growth.

What did you like best about going there?
I was able to meet other students who shared similar goals of professional growth.

What do you miss most?
Working on projects with other students.

What advice would you give to a young person about applying to college?
There is no better way to secure your future than attaining a college degree.

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