3116 E Kenwood
Siloam Springs, AR 72761
Education Candidate for Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering with Spanish Minor Graduation Date: May 2015
University of Arkansas, College of Engineering under Honor Program
Professional Development Institute Expected Completion: Spring 2014
Professional development program which includes goal setting, resume writing, search strategies, interview skills, and networking with professionals.
ACT Residential Mentor, College Access Initiative, Office of Diversity Affairs, , University of Arkansas, June 2013 to August 2013
Work as a residential mentor for the preparation and the strengthening of a diverse high school student body.
Student Ambassador, Center for Multicultural and Diversity Education, University of Arkansas, October 2011 to Present
Nominated as a freshman by distinguished professor and peer for position.
Work 15hr/week while attending University of Arkansas as a full-time student.
Assist in the operation of the Academic Enrichment Program by co-planning academic workshops and reporting weekly reports for scholars standing.
Jr. Chapter Advisor for SHPE (Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers) August 2013-Present
Mentor, organize, and serve as a liaison to communicate, encourage, and eliminate barriers for high school students to pursue an education in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
To serve as a professional role model for the Hispanic community.
Change Agent for Arkansas United Community Coalition March 2012-Present
One of twenty-four individuals selected as Change Agents for the State of Arkansas.
Attain the necessary skills to become a community leader and organizer through a nine-month program.
Generate individual projects to increase the development of immigrants in Northwest Arkansas.
Represent Arkansas immigrants as a community activist in local and national conferences.
Developed a team of determined individuals that attained an 80% increase of immigrant voters in hometown.
Mentor Relations Chair, Conexiones May 2012-January 2013
Mentor group to support incoming and transfer student's transition into the college environment.
Supervise and ensure that mentors regularly meet with assigned mentee.
Social Chair, LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens) January 2012-January 2013
Designed programs that implemented Northwest Arkansas Latino awareness, such as the first LULAC week to educate UofA students.
Organize fundraisers, such as dances that raised 50% of original funds when position was taken.
Mentor, Office of Latino Initiative at the University of Arkansas September 2011- Present
Recruit and advise high school students with various outreach programs conducted by the Office of Latino Affairs.
Serve as a Student Campus Day Ambassador for Hispanic high school students.
IIE (Institute of Industrial Engineers) August 2012-Present
To attain the connections, support, and leadership of a professional Industrial Engineer.
ALPFA (Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting) August 2012-Present
To become part of one of the leading Latino associations for business professionals. Gain leadership and networking skills.
Fluent in Spanish. Lived in Chihuahua, Mexico for 8 years.
Nominated for Outstanding Freshman Award in the Center for Multicultural Education Spring 2012
Industrial Engineering Departmental Scholarship Recipient Recipient Year 2013-2014
University of Arkansas Latino Alunni Scholarship Recipient Recipient Year 2013-2014
Velma Louise Blanke Endowed Scholarship Recipient Recipient Year 2012-2013
Sam Walton Community Scholarship Recipient Recipient Year 2011-2012
Microsoft Office (Windows, Excel, PowerPoint), Photoshop, Auto CAD