Director, Multicultural Student Services
Multicultural Student Services serves traditionally under-represented students achieve academic success through counseling and programming activities. Our programs help recruit, retain and graduate students from diverse backgrounds. Our goal is to develop programs and resources that promote multicultural and social justice awareness, educationa and appreciation for diversity.
Her family migrated from Mexico when she was 9 years old, where her family had spent more than three generations working in agricultural fields. After graduating from high school in 2006, she quickly enrolled at Skagit Valley College and graduated with a direct transfer degree to WWU in the spring of 2009. At WWU, she majored in Psychology and minored in Womens’ Studies. She graduated from WWU with a Bachelor's in Winter 2012 and in Spring 2014 she graduated with her M.Ed in Adult Higher Education.
2015 Fall Quarter Overall Chair, Calling All Colors Club
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For more than 15 years, Anita served many multicultural students on our campus as a multicultural counselor and then a Director for this program. As one of the founders of Champions of Diversity, Anita impacted many lives including those of many first generation college students in our community. Her work on campus and community will not be forgotten as she cared and loved all students she met and served. We wish you the best on your new adventure, retirement!