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Ulises Serrano

Program Specialist


Ulises comes from the often forgotten part of California, the Central Coast, more specifically the cities of Santa Maria/Guadalupe in Santa Barbara County. As a first-generation, low-income student who is currently getting ready for graduate school, he is passionate about equity, diversity and inclusion in higher education for students of marginalized/underrepresented backgrounds. He is working during his gap year as a Transfer Student Center Academic Achievement Counselor/Program Specialist to continue his work of increasing access to higher education with a focus on transfer students. At the moment, he is excited to hear back from Higher Education M.A./M.Ed programs and hopes to use his Masters as a stepping stone into a Ph.D. or Ed.D program in the near future.


B.A., Political Science, University of California, Berkeley                        

B.A., Ethnic Studies, University of California, Berkeley                            

A.A., Social & Behavioral Sciences, Allan Hancock College

Fun Facts:

Ulises likes to stay up to date with current political events domestically and internationally, loves video games and likes to read whenever he has time.