Staff



Dr. Viridiana Diaz
Director: College Assistant Migrant Program
Viridiana Diaz Email: viridiaz@csus.edu

Motto: "We are what we repeatedly do.  Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit." –Aristotle

College Success Tip:  The more you study, the better grade you will get.  Better said, in life as in school, you will always get back what you put in.


Rosana Chavez-Hernandez, M.S.
Recruiter/Academic Advisor
Rosana Chavez
Email: rchavez@csus.edu

Motto: Always remember to take care of yourself first before taking care of others or anything else at that. Self care is a must!

College Success Tip: Never miss an opportunity to hold on to a reaching hand or to reach out to those in need. “Help” is what will get you through your academic journey.


Rafael Ordaz
Recruiter/Academic Advisor
Rafael Ordaz Email: rordaz@csus.edu

Motto: “If you can dream it, you can do it.” –Walt Disney

College Success Tip: Plan your dream and make it happen because if you fail to plan, you plan to fail.


Georgina Meza
Administrative Assistant
Georgina Meza Email: camp-01@csus.edu

Motto: “Your big opportunity may be right where you are now” – Napoleon Hill

College Success Tip: Read, read, and re-read. The more you read, the more you learn. You can never be overeducated.


Dr. Julie Figueroa
Ethnic Studies 94 Professor
Dr. Julie Figueroa Email: figueroa@csus.edu

Motto: Each day is an invitation to make better decisions. Live your options with purpose, not your consequences.

College Success Tip: Academic success results from asking questions, finding a supportive network of people, silencing doubt, and living out your courage.


Elizabeth Velasquez
Retention Advisor
Elizabeth Velasquez Email: camp-07@csus.edu

Motto: There will always be change, you will have your ups and you will have your downs, how you react to these moments will define your success.

College Success Tip: The key to personal growth comes from stepping out of our comfort zone, so go out there and make new friends and new memories but most importantly believe that you are capable of anything you set your mind to. Dream, Believe, Achieve!


Erica Perez
Marketing Assistant
Erica Perez Email: camp-02@csus.edu

Motto: "Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless." – Jamie Paolinetti

College Success Tip: Make sure to pursue a career that you are passionate about. The joy of doing something you enjoy for the rest of your life will go a long way to make up for all the unpleasant things you have to do in college.