About Our Staff

 

Marina

Marina
Interim Senior Program Coordinator for Career Services

Hi, I’m Marina. I attended DVC after high school then transferred to New Mexico State University, where I received a bachelor’s degree in Studio Art and a master’s in Educational Leadership and Administration in Higher Education. I am currently serving as the Interim Senior Program Coordinator for Career Services in the C&T Center. A fun fact about me is that I am foodie. I love cooking and spending time with family and friends around the kitchen table. 

Smiling Yeni

Yeni
Program Coordinator 

Hi, I'm Yeni. I was born in Honduras and moved to San Francisco in the fall of 2001. I hold a bachelor's degree in Humanities - Liberal Arts from San Jose State University, and I'm currently attending Mills College, where I'm pursuing a master's in Educational Leadership. Fun fact about me, I love running and have completed two full marathons. I enjoy traveling, cooking, cuddling with my cat, and watching horror movies with my kiddo! I'm excited to be joining the Career & Transfer Center this semester and can't wait to assist you with your career and transfer exploration. 

Mark - Counselor

Mark
Transfer Services Counselor/Coordinator

I attended Contra Costa College after high school and successfully transferred to UC Davis. I enjoy assisting DVC students make similar transitions in their academic careers. Outside of working with DVC students, I enjoy yoga and focusing on wellness.

Marisol

Marisol
Peer Advisor

 

Hi , I'm Marisol. I've lived in the Bay Area all my life. This is my second year at DVC and I'm hoping to transfer to San Francisco State University next fall to pursue a degree in Early Childhood Education. I'm hoping to become an elementary school teacher and teach 3rd graders. When I'm not working or studying you can find me reading a book or spending time with my family and friends. I have been enjoying my time here at DVC and I'm looking forward to helping students that stop by the Career and Transfer Center. 

Smiling Liya

Liya
Peer Advisor

Hi, I’m Liya. I was born and raised in Ethiopia and moved to California to pursue my bachelor’s degree. I am majoring in Economics, and I hope to transfer to UC Davis by next fall after TAGing this semester. I am fluent in Amharic and English. I also understand very basic Spanish and French. When I am not studying/ working, you can find me enjoying a good book or cooking in my kitchen. I love the experience of learning at DVC and am happy to help anyone that stops by our center!

Aaron Kim

Aaron
Peer Advisor

Hi! My name is Aaron and I’m a political science major at DVC. I’m conversational in Korean and enjoy hiking, community gardening, photography, archery, and reading. I’ve been at DVC for a few years and have spent that time exploring, redefining, and solidifying my interests and goals. I started at DVC as a biology major hoping to work in conservation zoology before realizing that STEM really wasn’t for me. I love the community college pathway for having given me a space where I can actually afford to question my interests and explore other possibilities. I’m planning to transfer in fall of 2023 and while I took a little longer than I originally planned, I feel happy that I can now step forward more confident in the direction that I chose.