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04

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07

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In this video, learn how Success Coaches and Counselors each play a role in your educational and career goals.

First Year Milestones

Milestones are important goals you should complete in your first year to take you one step closer to reaching your educational goals. There are Four Milestones you should complete within your first year.

Ready to Learn More and Complete your Milestones?

First Year Milestones

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Business and Computer Science (BCS) Majors
English and Language Studies (ELS) Majors

Jenny Bang

Jenny Bang
Email: Bangj@crc.losrios.edu
Phone: (916) 691-7385

Meet with Me

Bio: I was born and raised in Sacramento. I earned my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Cal State LA and received a Master’s degree in Education from Azusa Pacific University. I am passionate about supporting students to help them achieve their college and career goals. In my spare time, I enjoy baking and being outdoors.


Arts, Media and Entertainment (AME) Majors
Auto, Construction and Design Technology (ACDT) Majors

Gurpreet Bhatia

Gurpreet Bhatia
Email: bhatiag@crc.losrios.edu
Phone: (916) 691-7392

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Bio: Greetings! I'm Gurpreet. I was born in India and came to the United States when I was six years old.  I am a CRC alumni and earned my Bachelor's degree from CSU Sacramento. I understand the struggles of being a first time and first generation college student.  I am passionate about supporting and helping students reach their educational and professional goals. I enjoy spending time with my kids and traveling. I look forward to meeting with you and working together to reach your goals!


Dual Enrollment

Denize Figueroa

Denize Figueroa
Email: figuerd@crc.losrios.edu
Phone: (916) 691-7076

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Bio: Greetings Dual Enrollment Students - my name is Denize Figueroa (Hablo Español). I’m a Bay Area native, and have lived in Sacramento for 12 years. I’m a CRC alum, currently attending CSU Fullerton to earn my bachelor's in Sociology, and have been working at CRC since 2014. I’m here to be your advocate, cheerleader, and your biggest supporter. Please do not hesitate to reach out! I look forward to meeting you and working together to achieve your goals!


Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) Majors

Aracely Larreynaga

Aracely Larreynaga
Email: larreya@crc.losrios.edu
Phone: (916) 691-7389

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Bio: I was born in El Salvador and moved to the United States when I was 11 years old. I grew up in the Central Valley, in a small town called Mendota. I earned my Bachelor's degree from UC Davis and my Master’s Degree from Sacramento State. As a first generation student, navigating college can be difficult and I am happy to be in this role to support students achieve their academic and professional goals. In my free time I like to go to dinner with friends and family, dance bachata, watch soccer, and explore new places.


Science, Math and Engineering (SME) Majors 

Jennifer Nishizaki-Ngo

Jennifer Nishizaki-Ngo
Email: nishizj@crc.losrios.edu
Phone: (916) 691-7268

Meet With Me

Bio: I was born and raised in Sacramento and am fourth generation Japanese American. I attended UC Berkeley for undergrad and UCLA for my M.Ed. I enjoy helping students navigate their first year at CRC and being involved with the API community on campus. I also enjoy travelling and exploring new places.


General Education, Transfer and Undeclared Majors

Lucia Rodriguez-V

Lucia Rodriguez-V
Email: RodrigL@crc.losrios.edu
Phone: (916) 691-7381

Meet with Me

Bio: I’m Lucia I was born and raised in the Sacramento area. I earned a B.A. in Sociology with a minor in Chicano/a Studies from Sac State. In my free time I like to be with family, see live music, travel and try new yummy restaurants. I enjoy working with students and helping them not only reach their academic goals but thrive while in college. I believe that it never hurts to ask and that there are no dumb questions. Hablo Español.


Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (AFNR) Majors
Health and Human Services (HHS) Majors

Choua Vue

Choua Vue
Email: vuec@crc.losrios.edu
Phone: (916) 691-7357

Schedule a Meeting with Choua

Bio: Greetings! I am Choua (Choo-ah) and I’ve been working with CRC students since 2019. I’m excited to connect students with support services and help them reach their educational goals. I am a first-generation high school and college graduate, meaning I am one of the first persons in my family to earn a high school diploma and college degree. I earned a B.S. degree from UC Davis.


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