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Where we foster excellence in education that challenges students of every background to develop their intellect, character, and abilities; to assist students in achieving their educational and career goals; and to be responsive to the greater community.

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Faculty & Staff


Dr. Daniel Ortiz, Jr., DNP, MBA/MSN, RN, PHN, CDP, CHSE - Associate Dean/Nursing Director
Email: / Phone 760-355-6493 
Summer Winford, MSN, RN, CCE - Professor/Assistant Nursing Director
Email: / Phone 760-355-6421 
Analisa Veliz - Administrative Secretary
Email: / Phone 760-355-6348 
Beatriz Trillas-Martinez - Staff Support Technician
Email: / Phone 760-355-6468
Rebeca Solache - Nursing Simulations & Computer Lab Technician
Email: / Phone 760-355-6538  

Nursing (RN and LVN)

Rosalba Jepson, MSN, RN - Professor
Email: / Phone 760-355-6294 
Dr. Celeste Armenta, DNP, FNP-BC - Professor
Email: / Phone 760-355-6574 

Cristal Ramirez, MSN, RN - Professor
Email: / Phone 760-355-6345 
Teresa Santos, MSN-Ed, RN - Professor 
Email: / Phone 760-355-6425
Carmen Bravo, MSN, RN - Professor
Email: / Phone 760-355-6191 
Julie Kunath, MS, APRN, AGPCNP-BC, ACCNS-AG, CCRN-K, CNE - Professor
Email: / Phone 760-355-6422 
Suellen Encinas, MSN, RN - Professor
Email: / Phone 760-355-6176

Alicia Ortega, MSN, FNP - Professor
Dr. Rebekka Lerma, DNP, MSN, FNP-BC - Professor/Simulations Coordinator
Ana Cisneros, MSN, RN - Professor

Nursing Learning Center

NLC Tutors

Dr. Alejandra Villegas Email:
Aracely Martinez Email:
Kelsey Maldonado Email:
Silvestre Benitez Email: 
Deborah Amezcua Email: 
Jeannette Lazarin Email: 
Paola Olmos Email:  
Jeanine Mora Email:
Kathrane Canizales Email:
Allied Health (FT/PT)
Aida Valdez, RN – Certified Nurse Assistant Instructor
Lidia Trejo, BS - Medical Assistant Instructor

Lisette Campos, MSN, FNP - Certified Nurse Assistant Instructor

Clinical Instructors PT

Carmen Fitzsimmons Email: 
Marie Nacionales 
Mayra Rodarte 
Deborah Amezcuea 
Paola Olmos 
D'Andre York Email: d'

Nursing & AHP Counselor

Tanya Dorsey, MS, Counselor
Email: / Phone 760-355-6417 or 6543 – Building 100/Counseling

Maggie Vizcarra, MS, Counselor
Email: / Phone 760-355-6417 or 6543 – Building 100/Counseling