Student Staff

  • Mario Girón

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    Position Title
    Success Coach

    Unit
    Success Coaching and Learning Strategies


    Bio

    Mario Girón is a third-year English Ph.D. student whose research focuses on border studies, human rights, and migrant communities. As a first-generation and former transfer student, he is conscious of the many obstacles students have to face in their academic careers. As a former Graduate Student Association Representative he is also knowledgeable of the resources available at UC Davis. 

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  • Allie Igwe, M.S.

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    Position Title
    Success Coach

    Unit
    Success Coaching and Learning Strategies


    Bio

    Allie Igwe is a 4th year Ph.D. Candidate in the Microbiology Graduate Group and Entomology and Nematology Department. She studies how plant-microbe interactions contribute to plant stress tolerance. She graduated from Howard University with a B.S. in biology, Texas A&M with a M.S. in soil science. After working with the Career Discovery Group and the Student Recruitment and Retention Center, she developed an interest in 1-on-1 mentoring. She enjoys problem-solving and empowering others achieve their goals. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, watching movies, and learning new things.

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