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TRIO SSS Staff

 

Tutoring strength areas: Mathematics (pre-college, Math 107, Math 146), Economics (Econ 201 and 202), and EnglisAll of our staff are available to assist our students in various ways. Even if it isn't our "area of expertise," we are all thrilled to help you however possible. Reach out to any of us at any time for assistance or email trio@wvc.edu.

TRIO SSS Staff

 Sandra Villarreal TRIO Program Director

    Sandra Villarreal
    TRIO SSS Director
    Office: Mish ee Twie (MET) 1221C
    Phone: 509.682.6979
    Email: svillarreal@wvc.edu 

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Sandra Villarreal was born and raised in the Lower Yakima Valley. As a first generation student, she started her education at Yakima Valley Community College and later, transferred to Washington State University to earn her Bachelors’ in Communication. Sandra worked in the community before pursuing a Master’s degree in Communications at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas. In Texas, Sandra worked for Communities in Schools, GEAR UP and Upward Bound programs. She has several years of professional experience working with students as an advisor, mentor, advocate, case manager and now as the Director for WVC TRIO SSS program. Sandra believes education can help individuals create the life they want, and she is excited to help support our scholars as they pursue their educational aspirations.

Her areas of expertise include: academic advising, student development and career planning

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 Jenna Shrewsbury

    Jenna Floyd (she/her)
    TRIO SSS Retention Specialist
    Office: Mish ee Twie (MET) 1221B
    Phone: 509.682.6980
    Email: jfloyd@wvc.edu 

    Book Appointment

Jenna Floyd was raised in Enumclaw Washington. As a first-generation student from a low-income background, she earned an AAS-DTA from Green River College, transferred to the University of Washington where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, and later completed graduate coursework in Experimental Psychology at Central Washington University. Jenna has taught Introductory Psychology and assisted with various college-level research-orientated Psychology courses (research methods, statistics, Industrial/Organizational, etc.). In addition to a background in research, she has a background working in Student/Campus Life, student mentoring, and has administrative history in business and higher education. 

Her areas of expertise include: academic advising, transfer assistance, financial aid assistance, student mentoring, and student development.  

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 Dania Contreras

    Dania Contreras
    TRIO SSS Program Assistant
    Office: Mish ee Twie (MET) 1221A
    Phone: 509.682.6978
    Email: dcontreras@wvc.edu 

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Dania Contreras was born in Mexico then at the age of six she and her family came to Washington. Since then, she has been raised here in Wenatchee. As a first-generation student from a low-income background, she started her college journey here at Wenatchee Valley College (WVC). She graduated WVC with an AAS-DTA and transferred to Eastern Washington University (EWU). At EWU she is working online to complete her Bachelors’ Degree in Communications with a minor is Psychology. Dania was also a member of TRIO here at WVC and was grateful to have the resources TRIO provided her to transfer to a 4-year university. She is excited to reciprocate the support TRIO offered her to our current/new TRIO students.

Her areas of expertise include: managing the lending library, student mentoring, assisting students with applying to TRIO, and administrative support.

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TRIO SSS Tutor(s)

We are currently hiring tutors for the 2022-2023 academic year! This is a paid position! Reach out to us with questions or apply on the work study website here.  

Note: work study is preferred, but not required. If you are interested, please apply, even if you do not have work study.