Staff

Evani Chavez, TRIO  Director

Evani completed her undergraduate degree at the University of California, Irvine where she earned her Bachelors of Arts in Sociology and Chicano/Latino Studies. She received her Master of Science in Counseling: Student Development in Higher Education at California State University, Long Beach. Evani is passionate about working with students and has dedicated her education and career to placing education and community first. She is excited to be working at her alma mater and hopes to use her experience to make a positive impact on campus.

If you have questions about the TRIO Scholars program, please contact Evani Chavez.

Book an Appointment: HERE

Office: 2200 Student Services II

E-mail: molinae@uci.edu

 

Iliana Zepeda, TRIO Tutor Coordinator

Iliana graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a Bachelors of Arts in International Studies, Education Sciences and a minor in Anthropology. Through her college career, Iliana took advantage of various opportunities such as UC Education Abroad Program, the Summer Academic Enrichment Program, and other research opportunities. She was also involved in organizations on-campus and off-campus. During her undergraduate career, she became a NASPA Undergraduate Fellow and gained a better understanding and appreciation of higher education and student affairs. It was through her experience in this program that her career goals were cemented. Iliana is passionate about mentoring and advocating for students. Iliana is not new to the TRiO family. During high school, she was part of Cal State Fullerton’s Upward Bound Program and attributes her success to this program and others of its kind. She is excited to become a support system and play a positive role in students’ development here at UCI.

Book an Appointment: HERE

Office: 2200 Student Services II

E-mail: zepedai@exchange.uci.edu

 

Maureen Moscoso, TRIO Graduate Intern

Maureen graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a Bachelors of Arts in Education Sciences. She is currently attending California State University, Fullerton and hoping to complete a Masters of Science in Higher Education by 2021. Maureen has participated in the TRIO program since her days at Skyline College, a community college in the Bay area. After transferring to UC Irvine, she worked as a TRIO Mentor. She has experience mentoring children and young adults from under-resourced communities. Maureen is passionate about increasing social mobility through the support of helping others to achieve their personal and professional goals in higher education. She is well-versed in campus resources and managing academics while juggling personal responsibilities.

If you have any questions, please send Maureen an email or schedule a time to meet.

Book an Appointment: HERE

Office: 2200 Student Services II

E-mail: mmoscoso@uci.edu