When Tiffany Mercer, a mom of two boys in Indianola, realized that accounting wasn’t her calling, she went back to school. Mercer felt called toward mental health work and enrolled in the nursing program at Mercy College of Health Sciences. At age 33, however, she felt a bit behind.
“A lot of people, by the time they are my age in the field, they’ve made a bunch of connections and things like that, and I don’t have that,” said Mercer. As a recipient of the Last Dollar Scholarship, she enrolled in the Future Ready Iowa Virtual Mentoring Program. There she met Dr. Kathleen Ruscitto. Dr... Read More