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  • Jackie Duerr, Ed.D.

    Jackie Duerr, Ed.D.

    Program Manager, Transfer Student Success
    jduerr@ucsd.edu
    858-246-5268
    Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

    Transferred from: Santa Barbara City College

    Transferred to: Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
    Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
    Masters of Education in Counseling and Guidance for Higher Education

    When I'm not working you can find me... attempting a new culinary challenge, traveling the parts unknown, watching tv with my cats, or eating a bagel at the beach. 

    The advice I have for transfer students is... find your niche. Your lives are busy! No need to get involved in everything, but if you could find one thing that has significance to you in any way, you are likely to feel fulfilled AND build your resume at the same time.

  • Ariana Huesias, M.A.

    Ariana Huesias, M.A.

    Academic Support Coordinator, Transfer Student Success
    ahuesias@ucsd.edu

    858-534-5214

    Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

    I am a First-Generation College Graduate. ¡Yo hablo español!

    Bachelor of Arts in Human Development, Concentration in Counseling Services

    Minor in Women’s Studies

    California State University San Marcos

    Master of Arts in Postsecondary Educational Leadership with a specialization in Student Affairs

    San Diego State University

    When I’m not working you can find me… at the beach, hiking, trying different coffee shops, or relaxing at home.

    The advice I have for transfer students is… enjoy the journey! Before you know it you will be graduating. Absorb every moment and engage in opportunities as they arise. You can do it!

  • Samantha Jimenez

    Samantha Jimenez

    Transfer Student Success Graduate Assistant
    sajimenez@ucsd.edu
    Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

    I am a First-Generation College Student. ¡Yo hablo español!

    Transferred from: San Diego Mesa College

    Transferred to: University of California, Los Angeles - Graduated with a degree in Sociology 

    When I'm not working you can find me... ​going on walks, trying new coffee shops, and watching mystery shows!

    The advice I have for transfer students is... find your people! Surround yourself with supporting and caring individuals!

  • Alexis Linares-Sierra

    Alexis Linares-Sierra

    ¡Yo hablo español!

    I am a First-Generation College Student 

    Pronouns: He/Him/His

    Major: Communication with a Minor in Public Services

    College: Marshall

    Transferred from: Santa Monica College

     

  • Alo Osuna Orozco

    Alo Osuna Orozco

    ¡Yo hablo español!

    I am a First-Generation College Student and a First-Generation Immigrant

    Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

    Major: Psychology

    College: Revelle

    Transferred from: Southwestern College

  • Bruce Xu

    Bruce Xu

    International Transfer Peer Coach

    我说普通话

    Pronouns: He/Him/His

    Major: Masters in International Affairs

    Transferred from: Santa Barbara City College

  • Christian Gomez

    Christian Gomez

    I am a First-Generation College Student

    Pronouns: He/Him/His

    Major: Psychology

    College: Revelle

    Transferred from: Mount San Antonio College

  • Kailah Buchholtz

    Kailah Buchholtz

    I am a First-Generation College Student

    Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

    Major: International Business

    College: Roosevelt

    Transferred from: Cuesta College

  • Lisa Phung

    Lisa Phung

    I am a First-Generation College Student

    Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

    Major: Human Developmental Sciences

    College: Earl Warren 

    Transferred from: University of California, Riverside

     

  • Victoria Yu

    Victoria Yu

    我说普通话!

    Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

    Major: Microbiology

    College: Muir

    Transferred from: Irvine Valley College

     

  • Yuu Wong

    Yuu Wong

    我會說粵語!日本語も話せます!

    Pronouns: They/Them/Their

    Major: Interdisciplinary Computing and the Arts

    College: Sixth

    Transferred from: Pasadena City College

Student Assistants

  • Aurora Solano

    Aurora Solano

    ¡Yo hablo español!

    I am a First-Generation College Student

    Pronouns: She/Her/Ella

    Major: Political Science: International Relations

    College: Eleanor Roosevelt

    Transferred from: Santa Ana College and Santiago Canyon College

  • Urwa Kainat

    Urwa Kainat

    I am a First-Generation College Student

    Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

    Major: Public Health

    College: Marshall 

    Transferred from: El Camino College 

Learning Strategists

  • Denisse Lopez

    Denisse Lopez

    ¡Yo hablo español!

    I am a First-Generation College Student

    Pronouns: She/Her/Ella

    Major: Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience

    College: Muir

    Transferred from: SouthWestern College