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Upcoming Student Success Events

Feb
01

EOPS Application Workshops

from 10:00 to 11:00 am

Feb
01

EOPS Application Workshops

from 3:00 to 4:00 pm

Feb
08

EOPS Application Workshops

from 10:00 to 11:00 am

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.

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First Year Milestones

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Science, Math and Engineering Majors (SME)

Jennifer Nishizaki-Ngo

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

Schedule a Meeting with Jennifer

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.


Arts, Media, and Entertainment (AME)
General Education/Undecided

Denize Figueroa

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

Schedule a Meeting with Denize

Bio: Greetings Scholars - my name is Denize Figueroa. I’m a Bay Area native, and have lived in Sacramento for 12 years. I’m a CRC alum, transferring to CSU Fullerton to earn my bachelor’s in Sociology, and have been working here since 2014. As a first-gen student I understand how the transition into higher education can be difficult, confusing, and at times overwhelming—which is why being in this role is a personal commitment to student success. It’s important for me to be able to aid students into a smooth transition, helping students identify their strengths, challenges, connecting them to our campus and resources, and reminding them they are welcomed and they belong here! I love being able to watch students develop the skills and confidence needed to be successful. Most importantly, I’m here to be your advocate, cheerleader, and your biggest supporter. I look forward to meeting you and working together to achieve your goals!


Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Majors (AFNR)
Automotive, Construction, and Design Technology Majors (ACDT)
English and Language Studies Majors (ELS)
Health and Human Services Majors (HHS)

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.


Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS)

Julie Olson

Julie Olson
Email: olsonj@crc.losrios.edu
Phone: (916) 691-7430

Schedule a Meeting with Julie

Bio: I was born and raised in Sacramento. I attended Saint Mary’s College of Moraga for my undergrad and CSUS for my Masters in Higher Ed. I have been working in education my whole career life and enjoy helping students in any capacity. When not helping students I enjoy swimming, biking, and running and educating people about health and fitness.


Business and Computer Science Majors (BCS)

Ka Lee

Ka Lee
Email: ka.lee@crc.losrios.edu
Phone: (916) 691-7438

Schedule a Meeting with Ka

Bio: Greetings! I was born and raised in Sacramento. As a first generation college graduate, I started my educational journey with Cosumnes River College and then transferred to CSU of Sacramento where I earned a B.A. degree in Sociology. I enjoy reading non-fiction books and cooking during my free time. I look forward to meeting you all and guiding you through your academic journey.

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