North Orange Promise at Fullerton College

Deniz Fierro

dfierro@fullcoll.edu

Special Projects Director:
Promise/Pledge

Deniz is the Special Projects Director for the Promise Program. She is currently attending Cal State Fullerton for her Ed. D. in Educational Leadership. She received a MA in Education and a BA in History from UCLA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monica Gutierrez

mgutierrez@fullcoll.edu

Peer Mentor Coordinator

Monica received her MS in College Counseling and Student Development from Azuza Pacific University. She transferred from Fullerton College to Cal State Fullerton and graduated with her BS in Human Services. Her goal is to work as an academic counselor and serve students of marginalized communities.

 

 

Paige Acuña

pacuna@fullcoll.edu

Project Coordinator

Paige has recently graduated with her MS in Educational Counseling from the University of La Verne. She attended both Fullerton College & Cal State Fullerton, earning two undergraduate degrees in Sociology. She is committed to serving the community of Orange County & working alongside others who also believe that high quality education should be accessible to all.

Promise Coaches

Alejandra Alvarado

aalvarado@fullcoll.edu

 Alejandra recently graduated from the University of La Verne with her MS in Educational Counseling. She also received her BS in Human Services from Cal State Fullerton and her AA in Liberal Arts from Santa Ana College. Her goal is to become a community college counselor.

Angel Ramirez

aramirez1@fullcoll.edu

Angel graduated from Cal State Fullerton and earned a BS in Human Services. He transferred from Fullerton College with his AS in Liberal Arts: Social and Behavioral Sciences. His goal is to become a Community College Counselor specifically focusing on the undocumented student population and being a part of establishing a Dreamer’s Resource Center at a Community College.

Annika Shellenbarger

ashellenbarger@fullcoll.edu

 Annika currently attends the University of La Verne and is pursuing her MS in Educational Counseling with the PPS Credential. She graduated from Cal State Fullerton with a BS in Human Services. Her goal is to become a high school or middle school counselor.

Juan Ramos

jramos1@fullcoll.edu

Juan currently attends the University of La Verne to obtain his MS in Educational Counseling. He graduated from Cal State Fullerton with a BS in Human Services and received his AS in Administration of Justice from Fullerton College. His goal is to become a community college counselor.

Miriam Sandoval

mgodinezayala@fullcoll.edu

Miriam currently attends the University of La Verne to pursue her MS in Educational Counseling. She graduated from Cal State Fullerton with her BS in Human Services and had transferred from Santa Ana College with her AA in Liberal Arts: Humanities and Communication.

Promise Mentors

Ricky graduated from Western High School and is attending Fullerton College to major in Business. His goal is to receive a BA in Business Administration with a concentration in Operations and Supply Chain Management.

Evelyn graduated from Anaheim High School and is attending Fullerton College to major in Human Services. Her goal is to be a high school and community college counselor.

Janet graduated from Katella High School and is attending Fullerton College to major in Sociology. Her goal is to become a high school counselor.

Fatima graduated from Katella High School and is attending Fullerton College to major in Psychology and Social Behavior. 

 

 

Adrian graduated from Savanna High School and is attending Fullerton College to major in Civil Engineering. His goal is to finish his Bachelor’s and to get into a Masters program while working in his field.

Eder graduated from Katella High School and is attending Fullerton College to major in Human Services. His goal is to go to graduate school to become a community college counselor.

Student Diversity Success Initiative (SDSI)

Ilinca Filimon
Counselor

Ifilimon@Fullcoll.edu

Ilinca graduated from Cal State Long Beach with her MS in Counseling. She recieved her BA in Sociology from UCLA and had transferred with an AA in Economics from Santiago Canyon College.

Vanessa Prieto
Life Skills Coach

vprieto@fullcoll.edu

Vanessa is currently pursing her BS from Cal State Fullerton in Human Services. She transferred from Fullerton College with her AA in Social Behavior and Self-Development. Her goal is to become a commmunity college counselor.

Tia Brown
Life Skills Coach

tbrown1@fullcoll.edu

Tia is currently pursuing her MS in Education from Cal State Fullerton. She received her BA in Psychology with a minor in Sociology of Education from San Jose State University. Her goal is to serve and support students who come from marginalized backgrounds within higher education after she receives her Masters degree next Spring. 

SDSI Ambassadors

Natalia graduated from Pioneer High School and is attending Fullerton College to major in Mechanical Engineering. Her goal is to transfer to a 4-year university.