Upcoming Student Success Events
Summer Dual Enrollment Orientation
at 2:00 pm
from 10:00 to 11:00 am
from 10:00 to 11:00 am
As success coaches, we are here to support your success at Cosumnes River College. We can provide you with resources to support you in your educational goals. One of our main goals is to assist you in successfully enrolling and completing your classes throughout your first year at CRC. We are committed to serving a diverse student population, promoting equity in all of our practices. We are here for you!
The Success Coaches focus our high touch support on first-time new students in our Career and Academic Communities (CACs) during their first year. We also support new and returning students in our CACs through coordinating programming and connecting students with resources. We’re excited to meet you!
- Connect to support services
- Answer questions you may have about CRC
- Remind you of important dates and deadlines
- Enroll in classes
- Navigate online platforms like Canvas and eServices
- Make an appointment with a Counselor
- Highlight important events
- Promote opportunities tailored to your major/career
- Assist in removing barriers you may face in your academic journey
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?
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English and Language Studies (ELS) Majors
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
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!
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!
Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) Majors
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
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
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
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.
Auto, Construction and Design Technology (ACDT) Majors
Business and Computer Science (BCS) Majors
Bio: I was born and raised in Stockton, CA. I grew up in a family of seven siblings, where I was the first to attend/graduated college. I received my BA in Psychology with a concentration in Human Development from CSU Stanislaus. I have a passion for serving our students and I love to see the growth of them. I enjoyed spending time with my beautiful family, going to the beach, working in my yard and reading different things. I look forward to meeting you and helping you along your journey in life.
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