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Anthony Cordova, Director of MOSAIC  Name: Anthony Cordova
Position: Director of Mosaic & Gateway Program
Degree MA Counseling and Human Services
Office: University Center 110A
Phone: 719.255.3040
E-mail: acordova@uccs.edu

Anthony Cordova started at UCCS as a first semester freshman in 1994 as a forty year old, first generation, single parent with four children, after 21 years as a heavy equipment operator. He was very involved as both an undergrad and a graduate student, with experience as a peer mentor, academic advisor, SGA student senator, and University Center maintenance person. In 2000 Anthony was hired as an academic advisor who was responsible for advising transfer students, then assistant director of the Pre Collegiate Development Programs before assuming the position of Student Multicultural Affairs Coordinator in 2003.


 

Name: Vanessa Delgado Vanessa Delgado
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Position: LGBT Program Director
                                                                                    Degree: M.A. in Mental Health Counseling
Office: University Center 110B
Phone: 719.255.3447
E-mail: vdelgado@uccs.edu

Vanessa E. Delgado was born in El Paso Texas, attended Texas A&M University where she earned a B.S. Degree in Psychology in 2009 and a M.A. in Mental Health Counseling from Northern Arizona University in 2012.  While at Texas A&M, she worked to aid in the establishment of the Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Transgender Resource Center in 2007 - the first stand-alone GLBT Resource Center at a public institution in the state of Texas.  In the summer of 2011 Northern Arizona University founded the Office of LGBTQA Resources and Support, where Vanessa served as the Graduate Assistant responsible for all programming initiatives.  Vanessa is passionate about serving the LGBT community and spreading awareness about LGBT topics in traditionally conservative areas. 

 

 

Student Employees

 

Shelby Name: Shelby Kindell
Position: Office Manager 
Major: Master of Public Affairs
Office: University Center 110C
Phone: 719.255.3319
E-mail: skindell@uccs.edu

Shelby was born in Ohio, but spent the majority of her time living in Cañon City with her parents and younger sister. Shelby graduated high school from Cañon City High School and then began her undergraduate studies at Colorado State University-Pueblo (CSU-Pueblo). Shelby graduated Cum Laude from CSU-Pueblo with a bachelor's in English and two minors in Women's Studies and Professional Writing. During her tenure at CSU-Pueblo, Shelby received the Student Life and Leadership "Champion for Diversity" award, served as a CSU-Pueblo Student Ambassador for the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), and was a member of both Golden Key International Honour Society and Sigma Tau Delta-the English Honors Society. Shelby is currently pursuing her Master's in Public Administration with concentrations in Public Management and Non-Profit Fund Development through the School of Public Affairs at UCCS.

 

Brian Name: Brian Garris
Position: Office Assistant 
Major: MA Student Affairs in Higher Education
Office: University Center 110C
Phone: 719.255.3319
E-mail:

bgarris@uccs.edu

Brian grew up in Nebraska where he attended the University of Nebraska at Kearney and earned degrees in Business - Economics and German. During his undergraduate career, he served on the Council to Multicultural Affairs and was president of the Queer Straight Alliance. He was also a member of Alpha Mu Gamma, the Foreign Language Honor Society. Brian is currently studying Student Affairs in Higher Education here at UCCS.

Jenna Name: Jenna Danielson
Position: International Student Support
Major: BS International Business
Office: University Center 110
Phone: 719.255.3319
E-mail: jdaniels5@uccs.edu

Jenna was born in Denver, CO. She moved to South Africa at the age of 10, and returned to America when she was 16. Upon returning, she lived in Pennsylvania and California. Jenna is currently pursuing a degree in International Business. During her time at UCCS, she spent a semester abroad in Russia teaching English. She is the president and co-founder of the International Buddy Program. She has travelled throughout Southern Africa, and Eastern Europe - and can't wait to see more! 

Name: Hana Shariff
Position: International Student Support
Major: Communication (Digital Filmmaking & Media Arts)
Office: University Center 110
Phone: 719.255.3319
E-mail: nshariff@uccs.edu

Hana was born in Singapore, and moved to Australia when she was 8. After a year attending school there, she spent her remaining childhood back in Singapore. After high school, she completed a Diploma in Multimedia & InfoComm Technology at a local polytechnic. During the 3-year course, she was involved in the Ambassadorial Team, where she served as the secretary and later, the president. She moved to Colorado Springs in August 2014 as an international student, and is currently studying Communication (with the Digital Filmmaking track) at UCCS. She has travelled to 13 countries in her lifetime, and has no plans to stop.

 

Picture of Nancy Hoist  Name: Nancy Delgado
Position: CO-AMP Project Coordinator
Degree Master of Public Affairs
Office: ENG 102
Phone: 719.255.
E-mail: nhoist@uccs.edu

For comments, questions, or concerns, please e-mail us at mosaic@uccs.edu.


 

Last Updated: 12/18/2012