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CLASS Staff

CLASS Director

Magdalena Mendoza - Program ManagerMagdalena Mendoza
TC-CLASS@lonestar.edu
(281) 351-3357

Advice for College Students: The time is now to invest in yourself for a better tomorrow. So pace yourself, make sure to ask for help, and remember to enjoy the journey.

Education: A.A. & A.S. from Lone Star College, B.S. in Psychology with Communications Minor from University of Houston-Downtown, M.S. in Educational Administration with a specialization in Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education from Texas A&M University.

CLASS Academic Advisor II

Brenda Alvarado Fernandez - Advisor IIBrenda Alvarado-Fernandez
Brenda.M.Alvarado@lonestar.edu
(281) 401-1821

Advice for College Students: Take chances! Yes, it will be scary, it will be difficult and yes, it will be worth it. Challenge yourself so you may not grow stagnant.

Education/Credentials: B.S. in Biological and Physical Sciences, University of Houston-Downtown.

CLASS Outreach Coordinator I

Daniela Cortez-Guerra - Coordinator IDaniela Cortez-Guerra
Daniela.Cortez-Guerra@lonestar.edu
(281) 655-3613

Advice to College Students: The only way to grow and overcome your insecurities is to go out and do whatever it is that makes you uncomfortable. Failure isn’t the end, it’s a teachable moment. Keep moving forward and always aspire to learn and grow!

Education/Credentials: B.A. in Anthropology with a Minor in Education from the University of Texas at Austin.

CLASS Staff Assistant II

Daniela Cortez-Guerra - Coordinator IKatherine Hernandez
Katherine.GonzalezHernandez@lonestar.edu
(281) 357-3632

Advice for College Students: College might seem like a lonely road, but do not let that define your path. As you learn, invlove your family! Make this process a group effort. Their understanding and support is crucial when navigating college.

 Education/Credentials: B.A. in Spanish with Minors in English and Hispanic Studies from Texas A&M University.

CLASS Professional Development Coordinator

Daniela Cortez-Guerra - Coordinator I René G. Arnold
Rene.G.Arnold@lonestar.edu
(281) 351-3375

Advice for College Students: DON'T GIVE UP! “Giving up on your goal because of one setback is like slashing your other three tires because you got one flat.” -unknown. This much heavily quoted statement by an unknown author sums it all up. Remember - You are not alone, ask for help - you can do it!

Education/Credentials:  Executive MBA from Prairie View A&M University in 2015 with a career background in Human Resources, corporate recruitment, and training; non-profit management. Recently experienced an exciting academic year as an Adjunct Faculty teaching Education 1300 - FYE. Love my students!

 

CLASS EDUC 1300 Faculty Fellow

Gloria Maristany - Faculty FellowGloria Maristany
Gloria.M.Maristany@lonestar.edu
(281) 401-1803

Advice to College Students: Ask! Ask for help and ask questions. Take advantage of all the resources available.

Education/Credentials: I started teaching EDUC 1300 at Lone Star College-Tomball in the fall of 2014. Before that, I taught bilingual 3rd grade for 6 years. I received a Masters of Education from Sam Houston State University in 2012.

 

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