Maya Vanini | Student Researcher | Student Spotlight

Maya Vanini 1st Year | Marshall College | Clinical Psychology Major/ Ethnic Studies Minor   Could you tell us more about yourself? From Fresno, California, I am the first person in my family to attend UCSD! I enjoy writing creative nonfiction and keeping up to date on current affairs and foreign politics in my free … Continue reading Maya Vanini | Student Researcher | Student Spotlight

Jenny Nguyen | Resident Assistant | Student Spotlight

Jenny Nguyen Resident Assistant @ Thurgood Marshall Residential Life Third Year | Thurgood Marshall College | Chemical Engineering major w/ a minor in Design What do you do and what makes your job unique? As a Resident Assistant or RA at Thurgood Marshall College, I build community with 44 residents in the uppers apartments through … Continue reading Jenny Nguyen | Resident Assistant | Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight | Sherman Heights Tutors

Andrew Campos, Jose Catalan, Kelly Morales, Ramiro Gonzalez work off-campus as tutors at the Sherman Heights Community Center through the UC San Diego Off-Campus Work-Study Reading & Math Tutor Program.  What do you all do and what makes your jobs unique? Andrew: We tutor elementary school children in a community center in Sherman Heights, which is an under … Continue reading Student Spotlight | Sherman Heights Tutors

Danielle Monique D. Cerdeña | Student Spotlight

Danielle Monique D. Cerdeña Lab Assistant at UC San Diego School of Medicine Second Year | Muir| Global Health w/ Music Minor As a lab assistant at the School of Medicine of UC San Diego, I have the opportunity to apply knowledge from STEM courses to real-life settings. Furthermore, working alongside teaching surgeons and medical … Continue reading Danielle Monique D. Cerdeña | Student Spotlight

Christian E. Duran | Student Spotlight

Christian E. Duran Fourth Year | Warren College | Psychology Major Academic Peer Adviser at the Computer Science and Engineering Department Before this job, I was rejected from the Wellness Peer Educator Program. I felt discouraged because if I couldn't get a position that was related closely to my major—I wondered if I was even … Continue reading Christian E. Duran | Student Spotlight