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FYS Desk Assistant Valentino

Name: Valentino 
Hometown: Casa Grande, Arizona
College: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Major: Communication
Minor: Psychology
Year in School: Sophomore
Interesting Facts About Yourself/Experience: I am a first-generation college student who will be the first child in family to graduate with a bachelor’s degree.
Career Goals: To continue my education by getting my master’s degree in communication or psychology. After that, I wish to work for a company or non-profit organization where I can be a communication director.
Extra-Curricular Involvement: I am the community service chair of a Latino fraternity known as Lambda Sigma Upsilon Latino Fraternity Inc., a member of the Hugh Downs Communication Club, a Cesar E. Chavez Leadership Institute Alumni, a College Success Arizona Scholarship Scholar and a Chicanos Por La Causa Scholarship Ambassador.

FYS Desk Aide Fernie

Name: Fernie
Hometown: Yuma, Arizona
College: Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College
Major: Secondary Education
Year in School: Junior
Interesting fact about yourself: I'm passionate about making a difference in the education field and plan to start by making the most out of my ASU experience.
Career Goals: Once I obtain my Bachelor's Degree in Secondary Education I plan to continue on to Law School in order to advocate for education rights.
Extra-Curricular Involvement: I've always been involved in the theater community, have participated in several plays and plan to continue that here at ASU.

FYS Desk Aide Daniela

Name: Daniela
Hometown: San Luis, AZ
College: College of Liberal Arts and Science, Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation, and Barrett, The Honors College
Major: Biomedical Sciences, Community Health
Year in School: Sophomore
Interesting Fact about yourself/experience: I love running and do in a range between 4-5 miles a day. Being healthy and athletic is the balance in my life.
Career Goals: To continue with my internship/shadowing at Phoenix Children Hospital in the Pediatric-Oncology area and attend Medical School to become a Pediatrician.
Extra-Curricular Involvement: I am the Executive Vice-President of the American Medical Student Association, Part of the Student Admissions Team at Arizona State University, a Barrett Summer Scholar Alumni and am a member of the Barrett Women’s League. Also, a College Success Arizona Scholarship Scholar.


FYS Desk Assistant Odalis

Name: Odalis (Downtown Phoenix campus)
College: College of Health Solutions 
Major: Exercise and Wellness
Year in school:  Fourth-year 
Interesting fact about yourself/experience: I'm passionate about making a difference in access to quality healthcare.
Career Goals: I look forward to continuing my education journey and applying to nursing programs in the Valley.
Extra Curricular Involvement: I'm a member of both the Physical Therapy Club and the Arizona Global Health Project. Last year I worked at two outpatient physical therapy clinics and received hands-on training on how to treat patients.