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College Navigator
Department: Advising
Phone: 903-434-8149
Office: SSC

Paula graduated from Mount Pleasant High School and took part in the Upward Bound program at NTCC. She then went on to earn her bachelor's in Kinesiology & Sports Studies with an emphasis in Interdisciplinary studies at Texas A&M University-Commerce. Before working as a College Navigator at NTCC, Paula spent a year coaching cross-country and track at Mount Pleasant ISD. Paula wants to help more first-generation students pursue higher education as part of her mission to give back to the community. Paula's plans going forward are to pursue a Master's Degree in Counseling, she want to help first-generation students, the Hispanic Community, and underserved populations how to cope with mental health issues. In her free time, Paula loves to be active outside of the office; she runs long-distance races and plays tennis for fun.

Disciplines: Health Sciences