Student Chantal Charbonnier
Chantal Charbonnier has accomplished a lot this past year. Not only was she awarded a scholarship to HPU, but she also gave a TED Talk that served as part of her inspiration for her Biz4Good challenge idea. Charbonnier proposed speaking with local businesses to see how they can successfully change employee morale through improving employee mental state, which in turn boosts organization productivity.
Charbonnier’s project was the culmination of a year-long venture that was supported by multiple people, including her high school counselor and HPU faculty and staff. The skills she’s learned go far beyond just the project itself. She’s learned communication and flexibility when curve balls have been thrown her way.
Within the few short months that she’s been at HPU, Charbonnier has created a lot of memories in and outside of the classroom. When asked about some of her favorite things about HPU so far are, she reflects and says there are so many. “I love the weather. The faculty