Keiser University accounting graduate Marilu Gamino-Narvaez was recently featured by Mujer Emprende Latina where she shared her experiences being Latina, a working professional, and a college student at Keiser University.
Originally, from Mexico, Gamino-Narvaez spent four years in the United States Marine Corps before receiving a medical discharge. Before enrolling at Keiser University, Gamino-Narvaez worked at a gas station as a cashier and was soon promoted to assistant manager. While working at a gas station, a coworker, now her husband, saw her potential and continuously encouraged her to higher her education. She took her coworker’s advice and enrolled at Keiser University to pursue a career in business.
While at Keiser University, Gamino-Narvaez worked full-time and credits the University for it’s student-centered approach to education and the course pace. She earned her Associate of Arts in Business Administration with a focus in Accounting from Keiser and returned to complete her Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration in 2021 where she was named Keiser University’s Miami Class of 2021 Valedictorian.
Gamino-Narvaez now works as a fixed-assets accountant for Miami-Dade County transportation and volunteers for the VITA program at the Keiser University Miami, which provides tax assistance to low-income families.She is also working towards her Master of Business Administration at Keiser University.
Gamino-Narvaez was previously featured by by Keiser University when she was named Valedictoian in 2021.
Visit this link for to view Hernandez’s Mujer EMprende interview: https://www.latinovations.com/2022/04/28/mujer-emprende-interview-with-keiser-university-alumna-marilu-gamino-narveaz/.
Keiser University is a private, independent, non-profit university serving nearly 20,000 students at 21 Florida campuses, online, and two international sites. Founded in 1977 by Chancellor Arthur Keiser, Ph.D., and Evelyn Keiser. Keiser University currently offers more than 100 degrees from associates to the doctoral level. Keiser University is a designated Hispanic-Serving Institution, a member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, and was ranked No. 5 in the U.S. in Social Mobility by U.S. News And World Report in 2022.