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Angela Hsia

Hi Everyone! My name is Angela Hsia and I am a 4th year studying Management and Business Economics with a minor in The Global Arts Studies Program. I am currently involved with the Marketing and Sales Club as their President and affiliated with the business professional fraternity, Alpha Kappa Psi, as their Vice President of Administration. With my free time, I enjoy spending time with my friends, going to shows or playing with my dog, Rex. After I graduate, I plan to pursuit a career in Sales Development or Product Marketing.

Ashley Ramirez

Hello! My name is Ashley Ramirez, and I am from the Central Valley. I am majoring in Molecular and Cell Biology and plan to continue my schooling once I graduate to become a Medical Laboratory Scientist. I love community service and I am a part of the Madera Leo Omegas Organization as the secretary. My favorite pastimes are reading, shopping, and taking road trips with my friends!

Luis Fujarte

Hello! My name is Luis Fujarte and I am from Tijuana, Mexico. I am currently majoring on Computer Science at UC Merced. My goal is to become a software engineer, altough I am open to a lot of posibilities that come with the major. I am loving life in California so far and I enjoy sports and discovering new things. Feel welcome to come visit us at the Students First Center.

Ana Melendez

Hello, my name is Ana Melendez, and I am a third-year Ecology and Evolutionary Biology major with a minor in Public Health. I aspire to become a veterinarian and attend vet school after I graduate. I am President of the UCM Cheer team, member of the pre-vet club, and VP of communications for the Professional Fraternity Council. I am from Palm Springs, and I love meeting new people and helping the community. Feel free to come check out our Virtual Drop-In window, as we look forward to helping anyone who has any questions!

Jessie Arroyo

Hello! My name is Jessie Arroyo. My pronouns are they/them. I was born and raised in Southern California. I am a 3rd year Applied Mathematics with an Emphasis in Economics major and Natural Science education minor. When I’m not working or studying, I usually love to go shopping and watch TV series on Netflix or Hulu. Once, I graduate I plan to work for a research lab and attend graduate school for mathematics. Feel free to stop by the virtual window to meet me as well as the team!

Lizbeth Garduño

Hey Bobcats! My name is Lizbeth Garduño and I’m from Santa Ana, California. I am currently undeclared, but I hope to pursue a degree in Applied Mathematics. When I’m not working or studying, you’ll often find me hanging out with friends, listening to music, or watching movies. My goal for the future is to involve myself in humanitarian efforts and create lasting change. If you see me around campus, feel free to say hi!

Rosy Oliveros-Gonzalez

Hey ya'll! My name is Rosy Oliveros-Gonzalez, and I am from Oakland, California, born and raised. I am majoring in Psychology and hopefully pursue a master’s degree in the future. Some of the things I like to do is roller skating, riding my bike, going to concerts and crocheting. I love the outdoors, a goal of mine is to go to every National Park in the United States!

Darrisel Ortiz

Hi everyone, my name is Darrisel Ortiz and I’m from Los Angeles, California. I am third-year at UC Merced majoring in Sociology and minoring in Public Health. My goal is to pursue a career in social work and specialize in the Child Protective Services department. I am currently a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma on campus. In my free time I like to paint, spend time with friends, and explore new outdoor spaces.

Kathryn Chankheo

Hi everyone! My name is Kathryn Chankheo and my hometown is Temecula, California. I am currently a student at UC Merced majoring in Psychology and minoring in Natural Sciences of Education. My goal is to become a teacher and help others in their educational journey. During my free time, I enjoy roller skating and trying new foods. I also love meeting new people. Feel free to drop by the Students First Center to say hi or ask any questions! 


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