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Anthony Cordova, Director of MOSAIC  Name: Anthony Cordova
Position: Director of Mosaic & CU Opportunity Program
Degree MA Counseling and Human Services
Office: University Center 110A
Phone: 719.255.3040

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

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

Anthony Cordova, Director of MOSAIC Name: Kyra Gaines
Position: Graduate Assistant
Office: University Center 110C
Phone: 719.255.3319

Kyra Gaines was raised in Seattle, Washington, attended Eastern Washington University in Cheney, Washington where she earned a B.A. Degree in Sociology in 2012. She is currently in her second year in the Sociology Master's program, with an emphasis in sport sociology. 

                                                                   Name: Christina Mascarenas

Anthony Cordova, Director of MOSAIC

Position: Mentorship Coordinator
Office: University Center 110C
Phone: 719.255.3319


Christina Mascarenas is a second year Graduate Student working towards
a Master of Arts in Leadership: Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE) from UCCS.  She was a professional photographer for over ten years specializing in artistic photography of infants and children before she became a Master degree candidate.  She holds a bachelor's degree in Mass Communications from Colorado State University-Pueblo. She serves as the Event Coordinator for the College Personnel Association of Colorado (CPAC) and is also the LIVE Leadership Program Coordinator for the UCCS Office of Student Life and Leadership. Christina is passionate about volunteering in the Pueblo community and is the Family Liaison and Media Specialist for Newborn Hope of Pueblo, an organization that raises monies to prevent premature births in southern Colorado.  

Anthony Cordova, Director of MOSAIC  Name: Aaron Collett
Position: Student Assistant, IT
Major Communication
Office: University Center 110C
Phone: 719-255-3319

Aaron Collett is a senior studying Communication, with an emphasis in Digital Filmmaking. He has worked for several production companies, including Jupiter Entertainment, Inc., on the "Homicide Hunter". He is planning on graduating in the fall of 2014 with his Bachelor's of Communication. 

Attached Staff

Picture of Nancy Hoist  Name: Nancy Hoist
Position: CO-AMP Project Coordinator
Office: ENG 102
Phone: 719.255.

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Last Updated: 12/18/2012