SSHA Student Assistants

The School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts is proud to present the front line for Advising Office. The Student Assistants are here to help our students with important information including:

  • The collection of SSHA Advising forms
  • Directing students to appropriate resources on campus
  • Checking students in to see an academic advisor and peer mentors
  • Provide up to date information on Dates and Deadlines for SSHA and the campus community.

Meet the SSHA Student Assistants

Josseline Aleman

About Josseline:

Josseline is a second year student from South Central, LA pursuing a major in Psychology. Her goal is to help small income communities with their mental health issues.

"As a SSHA student assistant I want to lend a helping hand to my peers who look for answers to their questions."

“It’s the oldest story in the world. One day you’re seventeen and planning for someday. And then quietly and without you ever really noticing, someday is today. And that someday is yesterday. And this is your life.” -Nathan Scott, OTH.

 

Goldie Corona-Thurman

About Goldie:

 

Jackie Garcia

About Jackie:

Jackie Garcia is a Management and Business, Economics major. She is a second year student from Downey, California. Her goal is to someday be a proud, financially successful business owner.

“My favorite part about being a SSHA Student Assistant is being able to help students with their questions and concerns. I know what it is like to be confused and not know where to access resources. I am very excited to be able to answer my peer’s questions and help make their college experience less stressful.”

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.”-Dr. Seuss

   

Dariana Lara

About Dariana:

Dariana is a second year student from Merced California, pursuing a major in English. After graduating from UC Merced she hope to obtain a Masters Degree in Journalism. and eventually travel the world.

“As a SSHA student assistant, it makes me proud to know that I can help my peers become familiar with the campus. Leading students to their appropriate resources, and helping them with certain problems is very rewarding. My goal is to help make the students day easier.”

"As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others." -- Audrey Hepburn

   

Desiré Nava

About Desiré:

Desiré is a first year student from Riverside, California pursuing a major in the Biological Sciences with an Emphasis in Ecology. Her goal is to help with animal and plant conservation across the country.

"As a SSHA student assistant you learn the behind the scenes and get to help others who have any questions or concerns with forms or their classes to help make things a little less hectic for them."

"We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch - we are going back from whence we came." - John F. Kennedy

   

Erika Vargas

About Erika:

Erika is a third year from Santa Ana, CA. She is majoring in Public Health and minoring in Psychology. She hopes to one day travel the world and help people living in rural areas.

"As a SSHA Assistant I enjoy being one of the persons who people can come to for help regarding any questions they may have and/or being able to direct them to the right person in order to make their day run a little smoother!"

"Find out who you are and be that person. That's what your soul was put on this Earth to be. Find that truth, live that truth, and everything else will come." - Ellen DeGeneres