How to Reach Us

Here's how to reach the coordinators, directors or other contacts for each of the programs in the Equity and Engagement Division.

Dean's Office

Division Dean:

Michelle Hernandez, 408.864.8365 or 

Associate Dean for Learning Communities:

Adrienne Hypolite, 408.864.8289 or 

Division Assistant:

Angelita Pabros, 408.864.8819 or

Equity, Social Justice and Multicultural Education (Office of)

Faculty Director: 

Honors Program

Program Coordinator:

Tom Nguyen,

Learning in Communities


Julie Wilson,

Lydia Hearn,

Pride Center

Faculty Coordinator:

Jamie Pelusi,


Huy Le,

Student Success Center


Melissa Aguilar, 408.864.5422 or

Diana Alves de Lima, 408.864.8485 or

Student Success and Retention Services

Associate Dean for Learning Communities:

Adrienne Hypolite, 408.864.8289 or 

First Year Experience Coordinator:

Jorge Morales, 408.864.8552 or

IMPACT AAPI Coordinator:

Amy Wang, 408.864.8894 or

Puente Project Co-Coordinators:

Liliana Rivera, 408.864.8780 or

Lydia Hearn, 408.864.5785 or

Umoja Coordinator:

Maurice Canyon, 

Vasconcellos Institute for Democracy in Action (VIDA)

Faculty Director:

Cynthia Kaufman, 408.864.8739 or

Equity Division coordinators

Dean's Office

Dean Michelle Hernandez

Michelle Hernandez
Division Dean


Angelita Pabros
Division Assistant


Office Location

Building MLC, Room 250
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