ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER

Business Alumnus Forms Nonprofit

When he was a student at Ruby Drive Elementary School in Placentia, Michael Willis's class took a field trip to the Cal State Fullerton campus. It was on that trip that Willis decided that if he could make it happen, he would one day attend CSUF.

In May, Willis graduated from CSUF with a bachelor's degree in business administration and minor in psychology. As a full-time student at the university, Willis worked three part time jobs and commuted from Bellflower.

"That was basically the only reason why I wasn't involved," Willis, 26, said.

A year before graduating from CSUF, Willis realized he had been so preoccupied with work and classes that he hadn't participated in any internships, university clubs or organizations. He vowed to make a change. Continue reading

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