Scotty Rushing says the Applied Psychology degree he earned 100% online from Florida Tech represents “more than just a diploma.”

In our video interview, the Louisiana man details how his path to a college education after the hurdles of unemployment and homelessness would not have been possible without helping hands to raise him up along the way.

He hopes his educational journey can serve to inspire others who are facing challenges and obstacles in their own life.

“That makes an accomplishment worthwhile,” he says. “Now you’ve created a legacy.”

Learn more about Scotty Rushing’s inspirational journey to a college degree by reading his Student Spotlight here.

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