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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:

 

ACE Progam

 

Dual Enrollment

 

ESL Support Services (Se Habla Español)

 

Early College Program

 

Hoop of Learning

 

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

Staff

Heather Kruse, Ed.D
Director
Student Development and Early Outreach
(602) 787-7246
heather.kruse@paradisevalley.edu

Courtney Billy
Coordinator, Hoop of Learning
(602) 787-6695
courtney.billy@paradisevalley.edu

Lydia Perez, MS
Student Services Specialist
ACE Program
(602) 787-7163
lydia.perez@paradisevalley.edu

Yolanda Reynoso
Office Coordinator
Student Development
(602) 787-7170
(602) 787-7175 (fax)
yolanda.reynoso@paradisevalley.edu

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

Rosanna Martinez, MA
Retention Specialist
ACE Program
602-787-7309
rosanna.martinez@paradisevalley.edu

D’Vette Alonso
iStartSmart/New Student Orientation
602-787-6806
dvette.alonzo@paradisevalley.edu

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