Meet Student Staff

Meet The Student Staff

The Well has assembled a caring group of Certified Peer Health Educators, who are dedicated to educating their peers on health and wellness topics.

 

Pamela
Pamela Acosta
Peer group: Active Minds
Major: Econ Business Admin; 4th Year
Years at the Well: New!
Why did you want to work for The Well?
From the moment I walked into The Well I knew it was a place that I saw myself working at. I wanted to work at The Well because of its amazing resources and great impact that it has on students' lives. To be able to be part of an organization that spreads awareness about many strong subjects that some students are afraid to talk and ask about, is such an honor. From the contraceptive vending machine to the therapy puppies, The Well is a place that makes everyone feel safe and comfortable. 

Angel
Angel Huerta
Peer group: Active Minds
Major: Anthropology; 4th Year
Years at the Well: New!
Why did you want to work for The Well?
I hope to work as a general surgeon and public health advocate for health services in predominantly minority communities. I want to normalize reproductive and mental health and bring awareness to the intersectionality of it.

Kayla
Kayla Kin
Peer Group: Golden ARCHES
Major: Sociology; 4th year
Years at the Well: 2 years
Why do you enjoy working for The Well? 
I enjoy the positive and supportive atmosphere that The Well enhances. I also enjoy the professional and personal development that comes with working at The Well.

 

 

 


Ashley
Ashley Lopez
Peer Group: Golden ARCHES
Major: Sociology; 4th year
Years at the Well: 3 years
Why do you enjoy working for The Well? 
I was initially interested in Golden ARCHES because of their health topics such as Sexual Health and concepts of consent. Throughout my three years at The Well, I was given the lovely opportunity to grow professionally by creating programs and marketing campaigns campus-wide.

 

 


Michelle
Michelle Luu
Peer Group: Active Minds
Major: Psychology; 4th year
Years at the Well: 3 years
Why do you enjoy working for The Well? 
The Well attracts students who are curious about living healthier lives and empowers them to start that transformation through education and community support. I enjoy working at the Well because it provides resources to  make educated decisions that best fit their situation on their own terms.

 

 


CherylMae
Cheryl-Mae Mallabo
Peer Group: Active Minds
Major: Psychology and Sociology minor; 4th Year
Years at the Well: New
Why did you want to work for The Well? 

There's a satisfying feeling knowing that by working at the Well, I'm helping contribute to a resourceful and mentally healthy, proactive future for students at UCR. Plus, the people you end up meeting here and working with genuinely want to assist in making you a better person; which is pretty awesome. 


Husna
Husna Mohiuddin
Peer Group: Team FRESH
Major: Math for Teaching Secondary School (MTSS); 4th Year
Years at the Well: New
Why did you want to work for The Well? 
I want to work at the WELL and be part of Team FRESH because I want to help students have access to food and not have to worry about food while focusing on their academics. I want to be involved with the behind the scenes on what makes the R'Pantry possible and work alongside with amazing people. 

 

 


Sabrina
Sabrina Parra
Peer Group: Active Minds
Major: Double Majoring in Psychology and Creative Writing; 4th Year
Years at the Well: New
Why did you want to work for The Well? 
Some of the people closest to me have been affected by the stigmas around mental illness and have felt discouraged to seek out resources. I am happy to be a part of Active Minds because I have seen the shift in conversation and I enjoy working with like-minded students to continue towards the goal of eliminating these stigmas.

 


Lilibeth
Lilibeth Vazquez Ocampo
Front Desk
Major: Education, Society and Human Development 
Years at the Well: New
Why did you want to work for The Well? 
I applied at The Well because I want to learn how to better serve our community in regards to food insecurity and mental health. I know that working at The Well will give many skills that will stay with me and help me become a better person.

 

 

 


Jessica
Jessica Ortiz
Peer Group: Team FRESH
Major: Sociology
Years at the Well: My first year!
Why did you want to work for The Well? 
I am excited to connect students to the food resources they need so they are able to focus on their education and their future. 

 

 

 


Marlo
Marlo Severo
Front Desk
Major: Business Administration
Years at the Well: 1 year
Why do you enjoy working for The Well?
I enjoy working at The Well because it has provided me with opportunities to enhance my leadership and communication skills, which are necessary to achieve my future career goals. The tasks of a Front Desk Student include providing information about activities and resources that The Well provides, allowing me to connect with and learn about the different organizations and students on campus. With their endless support and kindness, The Well Staff welcomes all of their students with open arms and are present whenever help is needed, creating an enjoyable and relaxed work environment. Working at The Well also teaches me about the different topics that surround mental and physical health, helping me understand certain situations that students experience. 

Andrea
Andrea Tovar
Peer group: Team FRESH
Major: Sociology; 2nd year.
Years at the Well: New!
Why did you want to work for The Well?
I applied to work at the WELL because I believe that individuals should look at health in a holistic manner -- mind, body, and spirit. I want to be part of the healing and welcoming environment that the WELL provides to students.

 

 

 


Tammy
Tammy Van
Peer group: Golden ARCHES
Major: Neuroscience; 3rd year
Years at the Well: 2nd year
Why do you enjoy working for The Well?
Working in the Well is truly a GOLDEN opportunity and experience that I’m so grateful to have. I get to work alongside so many great, supportive individuals, not only addressing a variety of wellness issues, but also “Advocating Responsible Choices through Health Education and Support.”

 

 


Jonathan
Jonathan Wang
Front Desk
Major: Pre-business
Years at the Well: 1 year
Why do you enjoy working for The Well?
The Well is such a great place to work at because of the super friendly staff and inviting team. I love what we do and enjoy helping out the students of the school.

 

 

 


Sophia
Sophia Zhao
Peer group: Team FRESH
Major: Biochemistry; 4th Year
Years at the Well: New!
Why did you want to work for The Well?
I applied because I wanted to give back to the students and bring awareness to basic needs so students use the resources available to them on campus.