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Rita Garcia

Rita Garcia '20, alumna of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Rita Garcia

Psychology, B.S.

Graduation Date:

Rose Brown Scholarship

Rita decided to go back to school after 16 years to financially support her family and pay for her daughter’s education. Her goal is to become an organizational development consultant.

“My daughter motivates me every day to succeed academically; she​ is one of my biggest supporters,” she said.

Rita made CSUSB her first choice because of the faculty in the psychology department, who she says are highly supportive and dedicated to student success.

“The MSIO program here at CSUSB is rigorous and I know I am getting the best education, ​and it is ranked one of the best in the U.S.,” she