Peer mentors

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Karla Arango

Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Science

"I am a second-year mentor for TRiO First In The Pack. I am currently 21 years-old and I am going into my senior here at the University of Nevada, Reno. I am majoring in veterinary science with a minor in biology. During my free time I love to hang out with friends and spend money on food or cute coffee shops. I am also a new mother of two adorable kittens, so ask me for pictures anytime."

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Erick Godinez

Bachelor of Science in Biology and Bachelor of Arts in Spanish

"I’m currently a senior with a double major in biology and Spanish literature. I aim to become a doctor and eventually a cardiologist, specifically assisting Spanish-speaking communities and underserved populations. In my free time, I enjoy playing soccer with my friends and planning trips around the world. I’m extremely excited to get familiar with everyone and hope you get the most out of everything what the first-gen programs have to offer."

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Luis Moreno

Bachelor of Arts in Photography

"I am a senior majoring in film and photography and double minoring in theatre and cinema studies. I am the Operations Manager and peer mentor for TRIO First In The Pack and I can't wait to start making new memories."

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Millie Rocha-Naranjo

Bachelor of Social Work and Community Health Sciences

"I am double majoring in social work and community health sciences with and emphasis in public health. I am a child at heart, enjoy the outdoors and love to travel. I am dedicated to enhance a sense of belongingness and college experience through support and guidance as a peer mentor."

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Daniela Saldate

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

"I'm a rising junior. My major is in mechanical engineering; however, my passion lays in the aerospace engineering field. I love dogs and helping people! I am excited to get to know and grow with you through TRiO First in the Pack this upcoming year."

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Angela Silva Montenegro

Bachelor of Science in Public Health

"I'm a third-year public health major. I hope to go to graduate school to become a physician assistant. Whenever I’m not on campus I enjoy being with friends, Family and my adorable puppies. I hope you enjoy your time with TRIO First in the Pack as much as I do."

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Jaylene Tiscareno

Bachelor of Social Work>

"I am currently a senior and a social work major. My goal is to be an international social worker and assist others to the best of my abilities. When I'm not in school or working I enjoy getting boba with friends and watching TV shows. I look forward to meeting you all."

Lucero Aguirre

Graduate Assistant
Pursuing a Master's in Social Work

"Hello. My name is Lucero, and I am in my first year of the Social Work graduate program at the University of Nevada, Reno. I am passionate about working with students, promoting good mental health and hope to become a school social worker upon graduation. I enjoy traveling, trying new foods and recently picked up baking! I look forward and am excited to meet you."