Staff

Luis Santos-Rivas
Director
lsantosrivas@niu.edu
815-753-1987

Angélica Mendoza
Assistant Director
amendoza7@niu.edu
815-753-8645

Lisa Vargen
Office Support Associate
lvargen@niu.edu
815-753-1986

Student Staff

Guadalupe "Lupe" Barragan  
De Mujer a Mujer

Pablo Bernal  
Latinos in STEM

Felix Castillo
METAS Peer Mentoring Program

Viviana Castillo  
Latinos in STEM

Jacqueline Contreras 
Student Worker 

Christine "Tina" Diaz Luna     
Graduate Advisor, De Mujer a Mujer and METAS

Raymundo Enriquez
Student Worker 

Valerie Origel  
VALU After School Program at DeKalb High School

Karina Perez  
Graduate Advisor, Adela de la Torre Honor Society (ATHS) 

Alejandro "Ralph" Ramirez  
Graduate Advisor, Supporting Opportunities for Latinos (SOL) and Latino Student Alliance (LSA)

Yvonne Rodallegas
Student Worker 

Erick Salazar  
VALU After School Program at DeKalb High School


Huskie Service Scholars (HSS)

Monica Lopez
Peer Leader


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Contact Us

515 Garden Road
DeKalb, IL 60115

Main Office Hours
Monday–Friday
8 a.m.4:30 p.m.

Latino Center Building Hours
Monday–Thursday
8 a.m.–10 p.m.
Friday
8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

lrc@niu.edu
815-753-1986

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