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Student Development

Providing the Environment Where Students Can Grow:
Socially - Academically - Culturally

The Office of Student Development is committed to maximizing student access, ensuring the successful transition for new to college students, and creating opportunities for student learning, retention and success. Through collaboration with our community and campus partners we provide programs and services that support and empower the diverse students we serve to become active and engaged learners.

We accomplish this mission through the following programs and services:


ESL Support Services (Se Habla Español)


iStartSmart New Student Orientation


Orientation Leader/Ambassadors Program

Contact Us

Kranitz Student Center
(602) 787-7170
(602) 787-7175 fax

Office Hours
Mon-Thur  8:00am to 6:00pm
Friday 8:00 to 4:00pm


Heather Kruse, Ed.D
Student Development and Early Outreach
(602) 787-7246

Courtney Billy
Coordinator, Hoop of Learning
(602) 787-6695

Lydia Perez, MS
Student Services Specialist
ACE Program
(602) 787-7163

Yolanda Reynoso
Office Coordinator
Student Development
(602) 787-7170
(602) 787-7175 (fax)

Pam Ernst, M.Ed.
Student Services Specialist
Early College/Dual Enrollment
(602) 787-7182

Rosanna Martinez, MA
Retention Specialist
ACE Program

D’Vette Alonso
iStartSmart/New Student Orientation

The college of you.