Highlighting the amazing Administration, Faculty, Classified Professionals, and Students that make up our pirate family.
This month's highlights include:
Boglarka Kiss, DMA (Dean of Student Learning), Bryan Salazar Pazmino (Office Assistant for the Foster and Kinship Care Education Program), Michelle Sanchez (Student)
Primary role at the college: Dean, Student Learning (English, ESL, Comm, Math, Tutoring, LRC)
Years of Service: I started at VCCCD in late July 2021, and it’s my 22nd year in the California Community College system
Family: one brother, two nieces, one nephew, five cousins
Hobbies: gardening, crew
Favorite Food: whatever my mom makes
Favorite Movie/Song: I appreciate a lot of different movies and music, no clear favorites. It all depends on the context, the mood.
Something fun, interesting, and/or unique about you: I’m a voting member of the Grammys
Primary role at the college: Office Assistant for the Foster and Kinship Care Education Program
Years of Service: 6 months
Family: I was raised in a single mother household. I am the oldest of three siblings.
Hobbies: I am a big foodie and I also love hikes and music festivals
Favorite Food: Chicken Katsu
Favorite Movie: I love Pixar’s Soul
Favorite Song: 2009 by Mac Miller
Something fun, interesting, and/or unique about you: I am currently a first generation DACA graduate student at USC. I want to work with underrepresented communities within higher education.
Major: AA-T Psychology for Criminology
Years at Ventura College: 2 (second year)
2021 Associated Students of Ventura College Athletic Liaison Officer
2020-2021 VC Women’s Track and Field
Family Life: 1 of 4 in my family, first Gen Latina student. My younger sister just started high school!
Hobbies: Photography, Track and Field, reading, Clay jewelry making, weightlifting
Favorite Food: Tortas de Milanesa
Favorite Movie: Catch Me If You Can
Favorite Song: SMALL TALK- Russ
Something fun, interesting, and/or unique about you: I am a part-time freelance photographer, mainly specializing in portraits and sports photography! I officially established myself in 2018, recently rebranding myself to Prismal Visuals. Recently I have grown a liking to documentary photography, slowly practicing my technical skills with the subject.