Our Staff

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Gretchenrae Campera

M.Ed.

Assistant Director, Student Success and Outreach

Phone: 206-296-2589

Building/Room: PAVL 150

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Gretchenrae Campera is a first-gen, queer, Filipina educator from Seattle, WA. She received her bachelor's degree from Seattle University in Psychology and her Master's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Vermont. When not at work, Gretchenrae enjoys cardmaking, eating her way through the Pacific Northwest, and running.

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Mary Tran

Graduate Coordinator, First-Generation College Student Initiatives

Building/Room: STCN 110

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Mary Q. Tran is currently a graduate student in the Student Development Administration program at Seattle University. She grew up California, and completed her bachelor’s degree  at a university in her hometown, San Jose State University. She received her bachelor’s of arts degree in Child and Adolescent Development with a double minor in Math and French for K-8 Teachers. She identifies as a first-gen and a Vietnamese-American. Outside of her work and academic life, she loves arts, crafts, and do-it-yourself projects!

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Alexandra Bishop

Graduate Coordinator, Student Veteran Initiatives

Building/Room: STCN 110

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Alexandra (Alex) spent the majority of her life in sunny and warm weather. Since moving to Seattle, she has truly come accustomed to the Pacific Northwest weather. Alex is currently a graduate student in the Student Development Administration (SDA) program and on a lifelong journey of continued learning, self-growth and reflection. She is a curious, passionate and military-connected student that is excited about meeting you, advocating for you, and learning alongside you!

When not working, Alex is catching up on her favorite shows, trying out a new coffee shop, picking up a bouquet of flowers from Pike Place Market, and/or adding yet another candle to her life!

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Lorra Hernon

Veteran Advisor

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Lorra is a senior nursing student with a minor in Psychology. Lorra grew up in Tacoma, Washington. Lorra's educational goals are to attend Seattle University’s Bridge MBA program and eventually attend a Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP) program. Lorra recently reenlisted into the Air Force Reserves with plans to one day commission as an officer. A fun fact about myself is that my first dog ever was named Lucky, and I currently have two little dogs named Heim and Teemo.

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Mariah Fernandez

Outreach Center Advisor

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Mariah is a fourth year student pursuing a double degree in Forensic Science and Chemistry. One of the many things Mariah enjoys as an Outreach Center Advisor is curating events that are beneficial to first-gen students and trying to foster a sense of community. A fun fact about me is that I hold dual citizenship in the United States and in Mexico.

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Shirley Wang

Outreach Center Advisor

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Shirley is currently a 2nd year Nursing Major. What Shirley loves about being an Outreach Center Advisor includes a bit of everything: the flexibility, creativity, planning, and collaboration all bring different scopes and degrees of curiosity. The Outreach Center was the first place where I felt connected with a community, and being able to be a part of supporting, bridging, and advocating for others to find their own are all components and factors that I find incredibly rewarding. I also love my team and the people I meet! I love collecting and making puzzles, ranging from Studio Ghibli, Disney, sceneries, animals, etc.

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Kai Felix

Veteran Advisor

Pronouns: he/him/his

Kai is a junior student pursuing business management and minoring entrepreneurship. Kai spent the majority of his childhood in Taiwan and moved to America at age of 14. Kai excited to interact with The Outreach Center community. One fun fact about Kai is that he loves to eat all types of food around the world.