Malena Hernández, M.A.

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Position
Student Success Programs, Coordinator
Pronoun
she /her /ella

Malena Hernández oversees the SR Intercultural Center, and the Peer Coaches in the center. Previously, she oversaw SRJC's Multicultural Innovation Center for Academic Success and Achievement, as MI CASA Coordinator. Before joining SRJC, Malena worked in various educational settings, including pre-school, high school, and 4-year universities. Malena has a master of arts in Chicano Studies with an emphasis in Comparative Ethnic Studies and Education. Her bachelor's degree is in Anthropology and Spanish. Malena maintains strong cultural and familial ties to her homeland in central Mexico and is proud to be a 1st generation college student, immigrant, Spanish speaker, previously undocumented, English learner, and Xicana, among many other significant identities.

 

Malena Hernández esta encargada del Centro Intercultural de Santa Rosa y el equipo de éxito estudiantil en el centro. Previamente, estaba encargada del centro MI CASA (por sus insignes en inglés). Antes de estar con el colegio de Santa Rosa, Malena trabajó en distintos sitios escolares, tal como el preescolar, preparatoria, y universidades. Malena tiene una maestría en Estudios Chicanos, con un enfoque en estudios étnicos comparativos y educación.También tiene un bachillerato en Antropología y español. Malena mantiene lazos culturales y familiares a su tierra natal en el centro de México y esta orgullosa de ser estudiante de primera generación, inmigrante, Hispanohablante, previamente indocumentada, aprendiza de inglés, y Xicana, entre otras identidades significantes.

Contact us: M-F: 9am -5pm; M&W until 7pm.

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Pioneer Hall 380;
T: 10:30am- 2:30pm
W: 12:30pm – 7pm
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intercultural@santarosa.edu

 

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(707) 527-4741