Your path to transfer and career success!
Kristin Conner, Director, Transfer & Career Services
Kristin is the Director of Transfer and Career Services at Los Medanos College. Previously, she worked at Stanford University for almost 15 years as an Assistant Director/Career Counselor helping students regarding career/major exploration and internship/job search strategies in a variety of career fields. Kristin holds an Ed.D. in Organization and Leadership from University of San Francisco, an M.S. in Counseling from San Francisco State University, a B.A. in Psychology from Sonoma State University, and an A.A. in General Education from Diablo Valley College. She is a Nationally Certified Counselor and has received Master Career Counselor distinction from the National Association of Career Development.
Rachel Anicetti, Transfer Coordinator/Transfer Academy Coordinator
Rachel is the Coordinator of Transfer Services, and the Coordinator of the Transfer Academy learning community. Rachel is proud to be born and raised in The Bay. She earned her bachelor’s degree in History and Education from University of California, Santa Cruz, and her master’s degree in Social Work from CSU East Bay. Rachel holds a strong passion for educational equity and justice, and has worked for non-profits like Citizen Schools, Huckleberry Youth Programs, Canal Alliance, and the Youth Services Bureau- specifically in areas of access to higher education, mental health, and access to higher education for undocumented students.
David Reyes, Transfer Academy Counselor
David is the Transfer Counselor at Los Medanos College, and is available to meet with students in the Transfer Academy, as well as all LMC students whoare overallinterested in transferring. David received his Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from UC San Diego, and his Master’s Degree in College Counseling from San Francisco State University. David has worked in various roles in the education field, and is happy to have found his home here at LMC, as he greatly enjoys serving as a resource and supporting students through their transfer and educational journeys.
Kristen Freeman, Career Counselor
Kristen Freeman is the Career Counselor at Los Medanos College. With over 10 years’ experience in career development, life planning, and coaching, Kristen enjoys assisting students align academic goals with a meaningful career path. Kristen earned a bachelor’s degree in Communications from U.C. Santa Barbara, a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Santa Clara University, and is a nationally certified Life/Career Coach.
Meagan Jackson, Sr. Administrative Secretary
Jose Gonzalez, Student Ambassador
Jose is currently a Sophomore at Los Medanos College, hoping to transfer to UCB or Cal Poly and receive a degree in Computer Science by 2019. He is fascinated by business and technology. Jose's interest in technology, started back when he was twelve, and led him to create his own computer, start a C.S. club at Los Medanos, participate in conventions, and more! Apart from this, Jose enjoys helping others, which is why he became a Student Ambassador; It has given him the opportunity to assist students with any questions or concerns they might have transfer or career related, to the best of his ability, and it has helped him throughout his own journey as well.
Angela Lee, Student Ambassador
Angela is currently a mother of four who is majoring in Communications and will transfer to San Francisco State in Fall 2017 to continue her degree in communications:public relations. Anglela is currently a Student Ambassador for the Transfer and Career Services and for Student Success and Retention Program and Peer Mentor for EOPS. She is President Of the Umoja Leadership Collective and Commissioner of Campus and events for LMCAS. Angela volunteers her time during the Christmas and thanksgiving holidays to help feed the homeless and deliver food to the elderly.
Manny Pantoja, Student Ambassador
Manny is a second year transfer student, his goal is to attend UC Davis and pursue a bachelor’s degree in Communications as well as a minor in Spanish. With his major he is hoping to become a public relations specialist or marketing director for a media outlet. As a first generation college student he has overcome adversity. Manny was born and raised in Mexico up until the age of 12, he has seen himself grow into a dedicated and hardworking young man with hopes of creating social change and diminish stigmas that surround his community. Manny has been involved in the Puente club as the ICC representative, and historian, he has also helped plan and coordinate several events and fundraisers around campus. His involvement and activism goes beyond school as he continues to be involved in non-profit organizations and volunteers as a coach, and health advisor around his community. During his free time Manny enjoys hiking, weightlifting, reading health magazines and anything that involves socializing and meeting new people.
Jonny Rodriguez, Student Ambassador
Jonny is a Kinesiology major and plans to transfer to San Diego State University. After he gets his bachelors inkinesiology, he hopes to get into a Doctoral program for physical therapy. What got Jonny interested in physical therapy was that he enjoys helping others and giving back to the community for making it possible for him to be where he is today. As well as Jonny really enjoy sports, promoting healthy living habits, and is a very hands on person. Along the way, he hopes to continue to live out his joy for playing volleyball and for a healthy athletic lifestyle. Making the choice to come to a community college has allowed him to grow a lot more than he ever thought. Jonny took the opportunity of joining a few learning communities like; Transfer Academy and Puente. Which gave him a great kick off to his first year of college and he was able to grow his network and resources for his future college years to come. Jonny is set on his career and academic goals and dreams, and plan to do whatever it takes to get there no matter how long it takes.
Arslan Sagheer, Student Ambassador
Arslan is a biology major who dreams of pursuing a career in medicine in the near future. Arslan is hoping to transfer to either UC Davis or UC Berkeley this upcoming Fall semester. On campus, he has been involved with the Honor's Program, Honor's Club, MESA program, AMSA club, and AGS club. One thing that he is really passionate about is helping people in my community, which is why he decided to volunteer in John Muir's emergency department and to become a Student Ambassador. Arslan is also an LMC Honor's Scholar and chemistry tutor. All of the experiences that he has gained through volunteering and being part of the LMC community has helped him gain values which he plans to carry on for a long time. Apart from school related activities, Arlsan loves to travel, listen to music, and loves to work out.
Kiani Taylor, Student Ambassador
Kiani is in her second year as a student ambassador. She is currently finishing her AST in business at LMC, and plans on transferring to a 4-year university in the fall to study business or economics. Kiani enjoy sharing her knowledge of transfer and career information and resources with her peers, and helping them in any way she can. In addition to being a student ambassador, she is also an accounting tutor in the CAS. Kiani is always happy to help!
Brianne Visaya, Student Ambassador
Brianne is a civil and environmental engineering major hoping to transfer to Stanford or Cal. She is a member of theHonors Program, MESA, AGS, and Circle K International. Through these educational communities, Brianne was able to present independent research at UC Berkeley, Stanford, and a CCURI (Community College Undergraduate Research Initiative) Conference in Nashville. She has interned with the California Academy of Sciences, NASA, the City of Antioch & CalRecycle, and, currently, the City of Pittsburg in the Engineering department. When she's not busy with school and internships, she loves to volunteer at the USS Hornet restoring air crafts, hiking, mushroom hunting, and travelling!
The mission of LMC Transfer Services is to provide comprehensive services and resources to students to enhance awareness of and access to transfer information and processes, increasing their ability to transfer from LMC to four-year colleges/universities.
Students who participate in an application workshop will: