Rafael Monteagudo

RafaelMonteagudoRafael Monteagudo, a native of New Haven Connecticut, enlisted with the U.S. Army in 2003 and served nine years because he "wanted to serve his country."  Specialist Monteagudo deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan three times as a member of the 82nd Airborne, and chose Bronx CC in 2013 to begin his college education.  As an upper freshman at BCC, Rafael is pursuing an Associate Degree in Engineering Science, and intends to continue-on and earn a Baccalaureate Degree.  He continues to lead and giveback on campus, working as a student assistant under the VA work study program for the  Office of Veteran & Military Resources at BCC, participating with the campus Math tutoring program and is helping lead the growth and development of the BCC Student Veteran Organization as Co-president.