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Meet the MLC Team

MLC Director 

AlyshaAlysha Timmons 

Degrees Earned: B.S. in Computer Science and M.S. in Computer Science 

Favorite Quote: "Go ahead and ask. All they can do is say 'no'." - Alysha's mom 

Favorite TV Show and/or Movie: Rear Window (1954 Hitchcock)

Fun Fact about Alysha: She is high ranking in Plants vs. Zombies Neighborville on Xbox.

Favorite part about the MLC: The wonderful student assistants.

Student Assistants 

Danielle

Danielle 

Degrees Earned: B.A. in English, Creative Writing Track and M.A. in English & Writing Studies, dual concentration: Composition & Rhetoric and Applied Linguistics & TESL 

Favorite Quote: "Just keep swimming!" - Dory from "Finding Nemo"

Favorite TV Show and/or Movie: "The Parent Trap"

Fun Fact about Danielle: She loves writing stories and poetry, and was the founder and president of her high school's writing club for 4 years.

Favorite part about the MLC: The MLC is a warm and welcoming place where students can meet new people and appreciate the value of learning different languages and cultures in fun and productive ways! 

Daya

Daya

Degree in Progress: B.A. in Political Science 

Year: First-Year Undergraduate

Favorite Quote: "Don't worry about the thing you cannot control." -Daya's Dad

Favorite TV Show and/or Movie: "Vampire Diaries"

Fun Fact about Daya: She loves cats more than people.

Favorite part about the MLC: The people and her coworkers.

 Iris

Iris

Degree in Progress: Industrial/Organizational Psychology, with a my minor in Human Resources.

Year: 4th year undergraduate student.

Favorite Quote: "The desire to succeed and the urge to reach your full potential . . . are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence." --Confucius

Favorite Movie: "Princess Diaries."

Fun Fact about Iris: She used to do ballet in school.

Favorite part about the MLC: MLC has a welcoming environment that supports you on your journey of learning new languages creatively and exploring new cultures!

Marco

Marco

Degree in Progress: B.A. in Graphic Design, 3D concentration, with a minor in Computer Science

Year: 3rd Year

Favorite Quote: "he more you know, the more you don't know." -Aristotle 

Favorite TV show/movie: "Blade Runner" (1982)

Fun Fact about Marco: I'm into pop culture (retro 90s and 80s)

Favorite part about the MLC: The wide selection of films that we offer to the students and staff here at CSUSB.

Nancy

Nancy

Degree Earned: B.A. in Psychology

Degree in Progress: Master's of Social Work

Year: 1st Year Graduate Student 

Favorite Quote: "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." -Maya Angelou 

Favorite TV Show and/or Movie: "Marley & Me"

Fun Fact about Nancy: She has two big German Shepherds and one tiny guinea pig. 

Favorite part about the MLC: How everyone is willing to help when needed and how flexible they are. 

Past Student Assistants 

Cristian

Cristian

Degree Earned: B.S. in IST Cyber Security

Favorite Quote: "Just do you."

Favorite TV Show and/or Movie: Quentin Terantino movies  

Fun Fact about Cristian:  He is always listening to music.

Favorite part about the MLC: You are able to learn about different cultures!

Racheal

Racheal

Degree in Progress: B.A. in Communication, with a minor in psychology

Year: 3rd Year

Favorite Quote: "You owe it to yourself to be your truest self.”

Fun Fact about Racheal: She learned how to ride a bike, but forgot and had to learn it again. She also learned to swim, but forgot. She didn't relearn the swim part.

Favorite part about the MLC: Knowing that she is helping people develop their language skills!

 Zach

Zach

Degree Earned:  B.A. in Art History

Favorite TV Show and/or Movie: "Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro"

Fun Fact about Zach: He only eats pasta.

Favorite part about the MLC: The amount of resources available for the students