Eastern Connecticut State University

Wiley Dawson, Jr. (2011)

My First Generation Story

About the Student

Wiley Dawson, Jr.

Wiley Dawson, Jr. is a junior at Eastern Connecticut State University majoring in history and social studies with a secondary education certification. He is a member of M.A.L.E.S. (Men Achieving Leadership, Excellence and Success), serves as a resident assistant in Noble Hall, and was elected president of the university’s Student Government Association for 2010-11.  A native of Bridgeport, Wiley plans to seek a teaching position in his home community after graduation. He says it’s the only school system he would ever want to work in, and he hopes to serve as a role model for other students so that they don’t become a statistic.

Student Stats

Name: Wiley Dawson, Jr. (2011)
Age: 20
Year in School: Junior
Major: History and Social Studies
Favorite Course: Robotics
Dream Job: HIstory teacher in Bridgeport Public School System



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