First-generation faculty and staff

Feel free to reach out to these faculty and staff, who were first-generation college students themselves. They have volunteered to share their experiences.

Happy student and staff memberBrenda Alling
Director of Marketing and Communications

Michael Blankenship
Admissions Counselor

Renny Christopher
Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Karen Diller
Library Director

Sean Duffey
Adjunct Professor of Accounting

Krista Griffin
Veterans Coordinator

Nikki Hinshaw
Assistant Director of Student Involvement

Jaki King
Reference Librarian

Connie Kim Yen Nguyen-Truong
Assistant Professor of Nursing

Dan Overbay
Academic Coordinator, College of Education

Rohny Saylors
Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship

Socheat Seng
Financial Aid & Scholarships Counselor

Tracy Tachiera
Instructor in Human Development

April Tovar
Financial Aid & Scholarships Manager

Catherine Van Son
Associate Professor of Nursing

Nolan Yaws-Gonzalez
Assistant Manager of the Student Resource Center