Academic adviser moves to MOSAIC and LGBT Resource Center

Jesse Perez
Jesse Perez

Jesse Perez, adviser, Department of Academic Advising, will become assistant director for the Multicultural Office for Student Access Inclusiveness and Community and program director for the LGBT Resource Center effective Aug. 1.

Anthony Cordova, director, MOSAIC, announced the appointment of Perez. He will focus on student support and LGBT programs.

“Jesse has demonstrated his commitment to the success of the LGBT Resource Center and his skill as a student success professional,” Cordova said. “He is eager to work hard and I am confident that he will be an effective advocate and leader.”

Since July 2013, Perez has worked as an academic adviser for undergraduate students majoring in social sciences, criminal justice and students who have not yet declared a major. He also works as a Gateway Program Seminar instructor. Previously, he was an associate project coordinator for the UCCS SoColo Reach Program, and a mentorship program coordinator for MOSAIC.

He earned bachelor’s degrees in communication and geography and environmental studies and a master’s in student affairs in higher education from UCCS.

Perez replaces Vanessa Delgado who accepted a position at another university.

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