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Orientation Leader Team - 2018

Adrienne Iporac

Hometown: Highland, CA
Major: Pre-Nursing
CSUSB Involvement: Orientation leader, Lubos Paso
What do you like best about CSUSB? I love the big events that our campus hosts (PEAK, Khalid concerts, etc.)
Favorite place on campus? SMSU!

Alicia Echevarria, Student Coordinator

Major: Spanish and French – Teacher Track

Hometown: Hesperia, CA

CSUSB Involvement: Resident Assistant for Housing, Orientation, Ambitious Culture of Empowerment, Sister of Lambda Theta Nu Sorority, Inc., Student Leadership Advisory Council, University Honors Program

Favorite CSUSB Memory: Volunteer for Coyote Cares Days and getting the call for being a Student Orientation Coordinator! 

Allison Lainez

Hometown: Grand Terrance, CA
Major: English
CSUSB Involvement: Orientation Leader
What do you like best about CSUSB? All the help offered to me such as free tutoring and writing center services.
Favorite place on campus? The library to study for my midterms and finals.  

Andrea Gonzalez

Major: Nursing
Hometown:
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Andy Nguyen

Hometown:   San Bernardino
Major:   Health Science – Public Health Education
CSUSB Involvement:  Orientation Leader, Coyote Dining, WOW Café
What do you like best about CSUSB?  The diversity of students and how you can meet someone new every day
Advice for New Students: Expand your horizons and branch out. Get out of your comfort zone.

Argelia Ayala

Major: Business - Management
Hometown:
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Brandon Santhavisouk

Hometown:   San Bernardino
Major:   Biology
CSUSB Involvement:  Delta Chi Fraternity
What do you like best about CSUSB?  The diverse populous, variety of food on campus, the really cool professors
Advice for New Students: I would say, “do your best, mistakes are normal. What you do with them is what makes you who you are”.

Britney Cisneros

Hometown: Fontana, CA
Major: Pre-Social work
CSUSB Involvement: SOAR
What do you like best about CSUSB? It’s close to home.
Favorite place on campus? Student Union.

Carlos Hernandez

Hometown: Redlands, CA
Major: Theater Arts- Acting Emphasis
CSUSB Involvement: Orientation
What do you like best about CSUSB? It is a divine university offering numerous resources.
Favorite place on campus?Recreation and Wellness Center

Chau Vuong

Hometown: Hoi An, Vietnam
Major: Chemistry – Biochemistry Option
CSUSB Involvement: American & Medical Student Association, Academic Research (Lab)
What do you like best about CSUSB? Friendly environment and the many opportunities for students.
Favorite place on campus? Library.

David Gonzales

Hometown: San Bernardino, CA
Major: Graphic Design
CSUSB Involvement: CSUSB Rotaract Club (President), AMSA, Biology Club
What do you like best about CSUSB? I like how the students help each other succeed.

Delania Smith

Hometown: Indio, CA
Major: Sociology
CSUSB Involvement: Kappa Delta Chi
What do you like best about CSUSB? How diverse and friendly everyone is.
Favorite place on campus? The bookstore.

Drucilla Lightfoot

Hometown: Rialto, CA
Major:  Pre-Nursing
CSUSB Involvement: Housing, Orientation, intramural volleyball, and I work on campus
What do you like best about CSUSB? Nice and open atmosphere, many different cultures, backgrounds, amazing professors.
Favorite place on campus? The Cave

Edina Radan

Hometown: Brasov, Romania
Major: Health Care Management
CSUSB Involvement: Orientation Leader
What do you like best about CSUSB? The people and environment.
Favorite place on campus? Student Union.

Erik Ramirez

Hometown: San Bernardino, CA
Major: Computer Engineering
CSUSB Involvement: Running Club
What do you like best about CSUSB? The atmosphere. It is a large campus but small enough to see friends throughout campus. I also like the weather.
Favorite place on campus? Food court.

Ezequiel Rodriguez

Hometown: Colton, CA
Major: Business Administration- Human Resources
CSUSB Involvement: Delta Chi Fraternity
What do you like best about CSUSB? It’s close to home, cost-effective, SoCal, tight-knit community.
Favorite place on campus? The Student Union

Gabriel Sandes

Hometown: São Paulo, Brazil
Major: Computer Science – Video Game Programming
CSUSB Involvement: Greek life –SigEp, hopefully soon in the water polo club!
What do you like best about CSUSB? How much it makes me feel at home and how much it feels like we are all a family.
Favorite place on campus? The Student Union

George Ramirez

Hometown:   Highland
Major: Computer Science
CSUSB Involvement:  Coyote Running Club
What do you like best about CSUSB?  It is a way supportive environment where you don’t feel the pressure of competition, yet everyone has great ambition and drive.
Advice for New Students: Don’t let the fear of being alone stop you from doing the things you want to do.

Gisselle Torres

Hometown: Sonora, Mexico
Major: Psychology
CSUSB Involvement: Orientation leader for the second time and Resident Assistant.
What do you like best about CSUSB? Everyone is really welcoming and friendly.
Favorite place on campus? My bedroom in the residence halls!

Harman Dhillon

Hometown: Diamond Bar, CA
Major: Business Administration - International Business
CSUSB Involvement: Honors Program
What do you like best about CSUSB? Diverse, sense of community
Favorite place on campus? Food court

Israel Hernandez, Student Coordinator

Hometown:  Highland, CA

Major: Business Administration -  Human Resource Management

CSUSB Involvement: Delta Chi, Orientation Leader

Favorite CSUSB Memory: Being a founding father of Delta Chi.

Jacklyn Chanocua

Hometown: Fontana, CA
Major: Psychology- Pre biology
CSUSB Involvement:OrientationLeader
What do you like best about CSUSB? How much it feels like home and how friendly the people are.
Favorite place on campus? Student Union

Janae Hardy

Hometown: Kansas City, MO
Major: Biology
CSUSB Involvement: Outdoor Adventures
What do you like best about CSUSB? Academics, inclusitivity
Favorite place on campus? Library and the Rec Center

Janneth Milian

Hometown: Rialto, CA
Major: Liberal Studies
CSUSB Involvement: On ASI’s Board of Directors representing the College of Education, Presidents Student Advisory Council, Orientation, Chair to the Ad-Hoc Vacancy Committee (ASI), Ambitious Culture Empowerment Club (ACE).
What do you like best about CSUSB? The sense of community every member gives and shares.
Favorite place on campus?Orientation Office

Jason Garcia

Hometown: Fontana, CA
Major: Business Administration- Marketing
CSUSB Involvement: Delta Chi Fraternity, Latino Business Student Association (LBSA), American Marketing Association (AMA) and Orientation.
What do you like best about CSUSB? The people, the environment and the professors that teach their students something.
Favorite place on campus? Library and Student Union

Jazmine Castro

Hometown: Redwood City, CA
Major: Liberal Studies
CSUSB Involvement: Rotaract
What do you like best about CSUSB? The welcoming environment.
Favorite place on campus? Library

Jennifer Diaz

Hometown: Fontana, CA
Major: Pre-Nursing
CSUSB Involvement: Orientation Leader
What do you like best about CSUSB? I like the staff, students, and faculty. I feel like I have got along with everyone and they are very friendly.
Favorite place on campus? In front of the performing arts building.

Jennifer Vazquez-Raymundo

Hometown: Riverside, CA
Major: Spanish
CSUSB Involvement: Student Ambassador for the Alumni Association, Vice President for the Running Club, Programming Student Int. (ASI), Orientation Leader
Favorite place on campus? SMSU

Jessie Reyes

Hometown: San Bernardino, CA
Major: Art
CSUSB Involvement: Orientation Leader
What do you like best about CSUSB? The campuses effort to get everyone involved and all the activities going on.
Favorite place on campus? SMSU and Mentor office.

Jesus Noriega

Hometown: Riverside
Major:   Political Science
CSUSB Involvement:  Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity, Interfraternity Council, ASI Board of Directors, Commuter/Transfer Ambassador with Student Engagement
What do you like best about CSUSB?  Every opportunity offered to students to succeed as leaders and develop themselves
Advice for New Students: Visit your professor during office hours even during the first week, get a passion planner and live your life through Google calendar!

Jomarie Taloza

Hometown:   Colton
Major:   Pre- Nursing
CSUSB Involvement: Orientation, Honors Program  
What do you like best about CSUSB?  CSUSB welcomes diversity. The professional staff, along with professors and mentors, are some of the most caring, empathetic, and motivating individuals.
Advice for New Students: Be open to the events and resources the campus provides. Take every opportunity given to you and always remember that you can do it!

Jorge Gutierrez

Hometown: Hesperia, CA
Major: Business Administration – Sports and Entertainment Marketing
CSUSB Involvement: Sigma Phi Epsilon, Orientation, Housing and Residential Education
What do you like best about CSUSB? The people, the environment and the social aspect.
Favorite place on campus? Badger Hill

Joshua Hernandez

Major: Criminal Justice
Hometown:
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Joshua Rubalcava

Hometown: Redlands, CA
Major: Information Systems and Technology – Intelligence Option
CSUSB Involvement: Treasurer for Serrano Village Council, Orientation Leader, RA in training, Greek org, Information Security Club
What do you like best about CSUSB? How everyone here is open and willing to talk to each other in a kind way.
Favorite place on campus? SU because there is everything from information to food.

Joshua Sanchez, Student Coordinator

Hometown: Business Administration - Finance

Major: Rialto, CA 

CSUSB Involvement: Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity, Orientation Leader, Coyote Bookstore, Student Leadership Advisory Council  

Favorite CSUSB Memory: Earning my DSP letters and becoming an Orientation Leader! 

Julio Saldivar

Hometown:   Grand Terrace
Major:   Graphic Design
CSUSB Involvement:  Delta Chi, Resident Assistant
What do you like best about CSUSB?   The welcoming atmosphere
Advice for New Students: Make friends in classes, it will help you in the long run

Kimberly Torres

Hometown: Rialto, CA
Major: Mathematics
CSUSB Involvement: Orientation Leader
What do you like best about CSUSB? It is a beautiful school and I like all of the positive vibes I get from others (students and faculty).
Favorite place on campus? Library.

Madison Thompson, Student Coordinator

Hometown: San Bernardino, CA 

Major: Graphic Design - Marketing, and English

CSUSB Involvement: Orientation Leader, Student Leadership Advisory Council

Favorite CSUSB Memory: My favorite CSUSB memory is my first summer as an Orientation Leader in 2016. 

Marina Stone

Hometown: Fontana, CA
Major: Psychology
CSUSB Involvement: Alpha Delta Pi, EOP
What do you like best about CSUSB? I like how diverse we are and how there is so many opportunities to get involved.
Favorite place on campus? Student Union

Melissa Martinez

Hometown: Fontana, CA
Major: Biology
CSUSB Involvement: None.
What do you like best about CSUSB? It is a smaller school so you do get a better chance to know your professors.  
Favorite place on campus? 5th floor of Jack Brown.

Raeven Jones

Hometown:   Apple Valley
Major:   Psychology
CSUSB Involvement:  Orientation
What do you like best about CSUSB?  I like the calm and welcoming atmosphere of the campus
Advice for New Students: I would tell the students to be confident in themselves. Confidence is key and never be afraid to ask questions.

Raul Padilla

Hometown: Hesperia, CA
Major: Biochemistry
CSUSB Involvement: This will be my first time being involved on campus.
What do you like best about CSUSB? Finding new places on campus.
Favorite place on campus? The tutoring center.

Raymond Camarena

Hometown: San Bernardino, CA
Major: Business Administration - Entrepreneurship
CSUSB Involvement: Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity, ACE Club
What do you like best about CSUSB? This school is very active with student life and most people are welcoming.
Favorite place on campus? The Pub.

Ricardo Padilla

Hometown: Ontario, CA
Major: Psychology
CSUSB Involvement: None.
What do you like best about CSUSB? All the friendly people and all of the resources.
Favorite place on campus? Library.

Rosalio Hernandez

Hometown: Rialto, CA
Major- Pre-Nursing
CSUSB Involvement: The Chamber Choir
What do you like best about CSUSB? Close to home, helpful, and it’s a beautiful campus.
Favorite place on campus? Student Union

Sabrina Olivas

Hometown:   Pinon Hills
Major:   Biology
CSUSB Involvement:  Orientation, tutoring
What do you like best about CSUSB?  The environment surrounding the campus is very calming and mostly everyone is friendly and helpful
Advice for New Students: Make more of an effort to study and do homework because it’ll help your GPA

Samuel Betancourt

Hometown: Highland, CA
Major: Business Administration – Human Resources
CSUSB Involvement: Vice President of Deta Chi Fraternity, Orientation Leader, Student Mentor
What do you like best about CSUSB? I love being on campus because it just feels like a second home to me.
Favorite place on campus? None other than the Student Union.  

Sarah Cervantes

Hometown:   Riverside
Major:   Business Administration - International Business
CSUSB Involvement:  Orientation and First Year Experience
What do you like best about CSUSB?  I like the beautiful campus and genuine people here.
Advice for New Students: As much as college is fun, never forget why you’re here and that’s to get a higher education.

Sasha Lazzarinetti

Hometown: Whittier, CA
Major:  Criminal Justice – Crime Analysis Option
CSUSB Involvement: Kappa Delta, Panhellenic Council
What do you like best about CSUSB? I like how easy it is to be successful with the resources CSUSB offers.
Favorite place on campus? Peace Garden

Sierra Whitacre

Hometown: Seal Beach, CA
Major: Biochemistry
CSUSB Involvement: Orientation Leader  
What do you like best about CSUSB? That I feel as if I could talk to anyone without feeling nervous, since it makes me feel welcomed.
Favorite place on campus? The 3rdfloor of the library.

Tabitha Blackburn

Hometown:   Riverside
Major:   Liberal Studies - Integrated Track
CSUSB Involvement:  Academic Mentor, Hall Coordinator, and Orientation Leader
What do you like best about CSUSB?  I like how many useful resources there are to take advantage of.
Advice for New Students: Make connections with people on campus. Positive connections give you a great college experience.

Tristan Figueras

Major: Biology
Hometown:
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Tyler Gonzales

Hometown: Riverside, CA
Major: Pre-Nursing
CSUSB Involvement: Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity
What do you like best about CSUSB? Everyone is so unique and very accepting of one another.
Favorite place on campus? Student Union

Valeria Alvarez

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Major: Liberal Studies
CSUSB Involvement: Alpha Phi
What do you like best about CSUSB? The diversity of the people and all the clubs available.
Favorite place on campus? Student Union.

Valeria Cabada

Hometown: Riverside, CA
Major: Psychology
CSUSB Involvement: Psychology club, DREAM team, research team by Dr. Badiee
What do you like best about CSUSB? I like how professors are always willing to help and students are supportive. Also, the campus is beautiful.
Favorite place on campus? The 3rdfloor at the library, being able to see the view outside the window.

Valerie Rosete

Hometown: Palm Springs, CA
Major: Liberal Studies
CSUSB Involvement: None.
What do you like best about CSUSB? I love how everything is close; no building is too far.
Favorite place on campus? The residence halls.

William Aguilar

Hometown:  San Bernardino, CA
Major: Business Administration – Management
CSUSB Involvement: Independent Intramurals, Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity, Fraternal Intramurals
What do you like best about CSUSB? CSUSB diversity and campus involvement opportunities for all students
Favorite place on campus? Student Union