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Meet our Staff
Welcome to campus! Welcome to your home away from home…our Residential Life Staff will be here for you to answer any concerns you might have…please remember to reference the Residential Life Handbook with questions but there will always be somebody in your hall to talk to in person.
Meet Our Residential Life Staff
Tony Mitchell, Hall Director
This is Coach Mitchell's 12th year as a Hall Director. He also coached football for eleven years at Arizona Western College. Coach Mitchell is originally from Chicago, IL and enjoys the sunny warm weather of Yuma! Tony is currently working towards a Master's Degree in U.S. History from the American Public University and after completion plans to teach at the community college level.
Marin Mosqueda, Resident Assistant
Marin Mosqueda born in San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora, Mexico, but started living in the United States in 2012. Marin attended San Luis High School, during his freshmen year he took classes to learn English. At the end of his freshmen year, he moved to Kofa High School and graduated in 2016. During his time as an AWC student, Marin was part of the College Assistant Migrant Program (CAMP) as well as the Keys and the Informatics Program. In May 2019 he graduated from AWC with an A.A.S in Informatics and transferred to the University of Arizona seeking a Bachelors in Informatics with an emphasis on system administration.
Evangelina Meza Rodriguez, Resident Assistant
Evangelina Meza Rodriguez, born in Phoenix, Arizona raised in Willcox, Arizona, and San Luis RC Mexico. Lived in Willcox for half of her life, moved to San Luis Arizona two years ago. Graduated from San Luis High School. Before enrolling into Arizona Western College, Evangelina enrolled for UABC in Mexico to major in as a General Dentist. She then decided it was a better option to get a degree in Administration of Justice. She then proceeded to apply for the College Assistant Migrant Program (CAMP). She is currently a sophomore, and second-year CAMP student and a Resident Assistant. She is working on her Associate’s in Administration of Justice. Plans to transfer to Arizona State University to obtain her bachelor’s degree in criminology and criminal justice. Evangelina is proud to serve as an RA for Garces hall and help the residents with any problems, issues or concerns they might have.
Zeke Mitchem, Kino Hall Director/Assistant Baseball Coach
Zeke Mitchem was born and raised in Nevada, Missouri and has spent his entire life playing or coaching baseball around the world. Zeke has completed several degrees, Associates and Bachelors while playing collegiate baseball at Brown Mackie College and Tri-State university respectfully. After a few years as a high school teacher and coach in his home state of Missouri, he went back to complete his Master’s Degree at Henderson State University in Arkansas and began his college coaching career. The next step was coaching baseball at the Division 1 level at Drexel University and Marshall University for the next four years before selecting a route into international professional baseball. The experience managing professional teams took him to Europe, Australia, and Asia; also serving as the lead trainer for the German Baseball Federation. Zeke returned to the states as lead assistant at Georgia College for nine seasons before joining the AWC baseball program in 2016. The first three seasons at AWC have been fruitful by winning back to back regional championships for the first time in twenty-five years; as well has having six players drafted into professional baseball.
Maria Sanchez, Resident Assistant
Maria Sanchez was born in Bellflower, California but was raised in Somerton, Arizona. She graduated from high school in early 2018 and applied to the College Assistance Migrant Program to get her Associates in Psychology. She dedicated her first semester to studying and getting involved in different clubs. As the second semester came around, she decided to apply for the Resident Assistant position and was granted the opportunity to be a Resident Assistant of the Fall 2019 semester. She likes to meet different people from all over the world, hear music and make new friends. She hopes to get a Master’s Degree in Psychology to become a counselor and help the community.
Juan Alcocer, Resident Assistant
Juan Alcocer was born in Sacramento, California but had the opportunity to move a lot, finally settling in San Luis, Mexico. He graduated from PPEP Tech High School, San Luis Arizona in 2018. He became part of the college Assistance Migrant Program where he had the opportunity to reside at the dorms. Alcocer is looking forward to obtaining his Associates in Psychology spring 2020, to become a psychiatrist. He plans to transfer to NAU Yuma for his bachelors, but he wishes to get a Ph.D. and work locally eventually. He is currently working as a Resident Assistant for DeAnza residence hall and holds the position as Vice President of Student Health and Safety with the Student Government Association. He enjoys listening to music, working out, and chilling in his free time.
Fatima Covarrubias, Resident Assistant
Fatima Covarrubias was born and raised in San Luis, Mexico until the age of 12 when she began her studies in the United States. She graduated from PPEP Tech High School CCLC, San Luis Arizona, in 2018. She discovered her passion for sustainability and a desire to leave an impact in her community. In fall of 2018, she joined the College Assistance Migrant Program at AWC and obtained a position as Vice President of Sustainability. She is currently working as a Resident Assistant for Kino resident hall, holds a position as President of Student Government Association, is part of CAMP 2nd year and the Honors Program. She is looking forward to graduate with an Associate’s in engineering and transferring to U of A main campus to obtain her bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering with which she desires to research and treat issues concerning soil conservation.
As a member of the Matador family, there’s a lot to do on campus! Make plans to attend the many theaters and fine arts, athletic, as well as the numerous educational symposiums and forums you can keep up to date by checking the online calendar and of course the Residential Halls have activities too.