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Meet the Office Staff Team!

Soulaiman Amal

Office Staff
Class Year: Senior Preferred Pronouns: he/him/his
  • faxCampus Involvement: UMBRA
  • office locationAdvice to incoming students: Trust the process.

Zaahel Aponte-Lara

Office Staff
Class Year: Sophomore Preferred Pronouns: he/him/his
  • faxCampus Involvement: Hermanos Unidos de CPP, UMBRA
  • office locationAdvice to incoming students: Join a club and find people who appreciate you! It will make your first year so much better!

Erica Barnett

Office Staff
Class Year: Senior Preferred Pronouns: she/her/hers
  • faxCampus Involvement: American Marketing Association (AMA)
  • office locationAdvice to incoming students: Stay focused on your goals and what you want to accomplish.

Marielle (Mari) Bueno

Office Staff
Class Year: Senior Preferred Pronouns: she/her/they/them
  • faxCampus Involvement: BARKADA Filipino Culture Club
  • office locationAdvice to incoming students: Take a deep breath and don't push yourself! You're cool and you're valid! :)

Mikel DuBenion

Office Staff
Class Year: Senior Preferred Pronouns: he/him/his
  • faxCampus Involvement: Orientation Services
  • office locationAdvice to incoming students: Go Beyond. Plus Ultra!

Mehrasa (Mehr) Mazandarini

Office Staff
Class Year: Junior Preferred Pronouns: she/her/hers
  • faxCampus Involvement: Orientation Services
  • office locationAdvice to incoming students: You're here to learn, but don't forget to have some fun.

Jasmine Mendoza

Office Staff
Class Year: Senior Preferred Pronouns: she/her/hers
  • faxCampus Involvement: CPP Writing Club
  • office locationAdvice to incoming students: Be open to meeting new people and enjoy yourself; although at times it can get hectic, don't forget to take a step back and have fun during your college journey.

Monica Murtidjaja

Office Staff
Class Year: Sophomore Preferred Pronouns: she/her/hers
  • faxCampus Involvement: Orientation Services
  • office locationAdvice to incoming students: Don't take morning classes if you can't wake up for them.

Adrian Vargas

Office Staff
Class Year: Senior Preferred Pronouns: he/him/his
  • faxCampus Involvement: Hermanos Unidos
  • office locationAdvice to incoming students: Meet people who work for any of the dining services, trust me.

Emily Villalba

Office Staff
Class Year: Junior Preferred Pronouns: she/her/hers
  • faxCampus Involvement: Kellogg Honors College, sheCodes, Computer Science Society
  • office locationAdvice to incoming students: Check your emails, give yourself mental health breaks, and most importantly, ask for help when you need it! Remember you are not expected to come in knowing everything, that’s why you’re here, to learn!