ABOUT US

Welcome to the SDSU Center for Student Success in Engineering (CSSE), your dedicated support hub located in the Engineering Building, Room E-216. We provide a comprehensive suite of services tailored to assist Engineering students in meeting their graduation requirements and achieving academic success.

Major Advisors:  Our Major Advisors are here to guide students through understanding graduation and department requirements, planning course schedules, and navigating other academic processes.

CSSE Peer Navigators: Our skilled CSSE Peer Navigators help students effectively traverse the curriculum, ensuring that they utilize existing advising tools to enroll in courses in the proper sequence and progress towards upper-division coursework.
 
College of Engineering Peer Tutoring: Free and available for all engineering students, tutoring is facilitated by the MESA (Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement) Program, empowers students to excel academically by thoroughly grasping key course concepts.
 
Internship: We offer invaluable internship support, enabling students to explore the diverse career opportunities an engineering education provides. Students benefit from personalized internship guidance, as well as group workshops and events designed to bolster their professional development.

Mission Statement for the Center for Student Success in Engineering (CSSE):

At the Center for Student Success in Engineering (CSSE), our mission is to empower and support engineering students throughout their academic journey by fostering a collaborative, inclusive, and innovative environment. We are dedicated to providing comprehensive advising services, resources, and programs that cultivate academic excellence, personal growth, and professional development. Through our commitment to student success, we aim to inspire and prepare future leaders in engineering, ready to make a positive impact in their communities and beyond.

CSSE Team Structure

CSSE supplements our faculty advisors in the College of Engineering. In the CSSE we have a team consisting of Major Advisors, Internship Coordinator, Peer Navigators and College of Engineering Tutors.

Peer Navigator Team

jared

Cloud

tristian

Jarred Sampayan

Cloud Cheung

Tristan Arenzana

  
Pronouns:
He/Him
Major:
Aerospace Engineer
Minor:
Computer Science
Clubs/Orgs:
Pacific Islander Student Association


Pronouns:
He/Him
Major:
Aerospace Engineer
Minor:
Mathematics
Clubs/Orgs:
MESA, Tau Beta Pi, FSMP, Asian Pacific Student Alliance 
 


Pronouns:
He/Him
Major:
Mechanical Engineering
Minor:
Sustainability 
Clubs/Orgs:
Aztec Electric Racing, Tau Beta Pi, Asian Pacific Student Alliance

audrey

nicolas

alexander christiansen

Audrey Meador

Nicolas Orcino

Alexander Christiansen

Pronouns:
She/Her
Major:
Mechanical Engineering
Minor:
Bioengineering Emphasis
Clubs/Orgs:
TAMID
Aztec Electric Racing
Snow Team

Pronouns:
He/Him
Major:
Aerospace Engineering
Clubs/Orgs:
AIAA
EWB

Pronouns:
He/Him
Major:
Mechanical Engineering
Clubs/Orgs:
CRU

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Front Desk Team

Tiffany Truc

alex christensen

milton

Tiffany Truc

Alexander Christensen

Milton Escorcia

Pronouns:
She/Her
Major:
Computer Science 

Pronouns:
He/Him
Major:
Mechanical Engineering
Clubs/Orgs:
Rugby
ASME

Pronouns:
He/Him
Major:
Civil Engineering
Clubs/Orgs:
SHPE & ASCE

jien

bella

dahlia

Jien Zheng

Bella LeGassick

Dahlia Corral

Pronouns:
He/Him
Major:
Computer Science

Pronouns:
She/Her
Major:
International Studies
Minor:
French

Pronouns:
She/Her
Major:
Sociology

poojitha

 
 

Poojitha Pakeeru

 

 

Pronouns:
She/Her
Major:
Big Data Analytics

 
 

 

 

Major Advisors

Claudia Gavaldon | [email protected] | Computer (G-Z) & Electrical (all)

Sarah Hershberger | [email protected] | Computer (A-F) & Aerospace (all)

Leviticus Johnson | [email protected] | Mechanical (A-J) & Environmental (all)

Zuzanna Lever | [email protected] | CivE (A-S), ConE (all) & ConM (all)

Juno Paláu | [email protected] | Mechanical (K-Z) & Civil (T-Z)

 

Career & Internship Coordinator

 Liza Aguirre-Oviedo | [email protected] 

CSSE Coordinator

 Damien Rosales | [email protected]

CONTACT

 

Email us at [email protected]