Class of 2021 Salutatorian Finds Community and Support at Harold Washington College

Qianhong Ni immigrated to the United States in 2018 and has worked hard to integrate into the new environment and culture here. She is glad to have found a community at Harold Washington College that welcomed and supported her as she learned English and settled into a college environment. Qianhong was glad to receive support from her academic advisor, the library, and the tutoring and writing centers at Harold Washington.

When she learned she was named the Class of 2021 salutatorian for Harold Washington College, Qianhong was surprised. She and her family are proud of how much she has accomplished so far, and she’s not done yet. Her goal is to become a dental hygienist, an often-competitive field. Qianhong feels well-prepared for the next part of her journey thanks to the education she received at Harold Washington College.