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Deyna Aragon

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Deyna Aragon
Senior Academic Advisor
OU Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communications

Deyna's Coaching Mindset: "I believe coaching is empowering students to explore their interests, address their needs, and develop skills for lifelong success."

Higher Education Background:

  • Bachelor's- Organizational and Corporate Communication, University of Texas at El Paso.
  • Master's- Educational Leadership and Administration concentration in Higher Education, University of Texas at El Paso.

Interests and Hobbies

  • Reading
  • Attending concerts
  • Traveling
  • Knitting
  • Watching movies

Top Defining Moments in Higher Education:

  • Being the first in my family to graduate with a college degree.
  • Graduating with my Masters.
  • Working as a student employee for Student Affairs and finding a passion for working with students.

While in college, I experienced:

  • Balancing work and school.
  • Not having a sense of belonging.
  • Financial stress.
  • Being a first-generation college student.
  • Academic motivation challenges.