PUERTA Centro for Diversity in Teaching

Contact Information
Department Personal Title Phone Email
Khou Yang-Vigil
Interim Director for EOP & PUERTA
(707) 664-3525
Erica Mullicane
TRIO SSS-U4S Writing Specialist
(707) 664-3677
Alma Sanchez
Advisor
(707) 664-3676

Staff Information

Khou Yang-Vigil

Interim Director for EOP & PUERTA
(707) 664-3525

Education

  • M.S. in Student Affairs and Higher Education, Indiana State University
  • B.A. in American Multicultural Studies, Sonoma State University

How I can help

  • Expertise knowledge in working with and supporting historically low-income, educationally disadvantaged and first-generation college students. 
  • As an EOP advisor, I can help students from all different walks of life helping them to navigate college such as major/minor exploration, career development and exploration, basic needs (financial aid, housing, food), and personal well-being.
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Erica Mullicane

TRIO SSS-U4S Writing Specialist
(707) 664-3677

Education

  • M.A. in English, emphasis in Rhetorical Composition, Sonoma State University
  • B.A. in English, emphasis in Literary Criticism, Sonoma State University

How I can help

  • Creating and collaborating to expand brave spaces on campus by emphasizing the importance of social justice, inclusivity, consent, and shame resilient mentalities in academic, professional and social settings.
  • Provide guidance and support for student leadership programs such as PUERTA Promotores and Summer Bridge Leaders in addition to academic, credential and holistic advising for undergraduate students.
  • Assistance and support with copy editing, document phrasing, layout and design. Also, available to give feedback and suggestions on text drafts, marketing materials, proposals and graduate school applications. 
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Alma Sanchez

Advisor
(707) 664-3676

Education

  • B.A. in Sociology, Sonoma State University
  • A.A. in Social and Behavioral Sciences, Santa Rosa Junior College

How I can help

  • Academic advising  with lower division GE and teacher credential pathways
  • Referrals to campus and community resources
  • Providing a supportive and safe environment