Ada Zamarripa

Lecturer, Modern Languages and Literatures

Ada Zamarripa



Ada M. Zamarripa (she, her, ella) is originally from Piedras Negras Coahuila, México. She completed a Master's degree in Spanish at UTSA. Ada is the Director of La Comunidad, LLC at UTSA. In her role as an educator and Director of this amazing organization, Ada strives to support and uplift students, providing them with the resources and guidance they need to thrive. Ada has spent her time at UTSA in motivating students to any form of higher education, especially among our Heritage population. Her love for and appreciation of her students' individual stories motivates her to continuing advocating for the students she serves at UTSA. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, spending time with her family, traveling and learning about different cultures.


  • SPN 1014 Elementary Spanish
  • SPN 1024 Elementary Spanish
  • SPN 1014 Spanish for Heritage
  • SPN 1024 Spanish for Heritage


  • M.A. in Spanish, University of Texas at San Antonio (2022)
  • B.A. in Spanish with a minor in Education, University of Texas at San Antonio (2019)


2023, "La Comunidad, LLC at UTSA". Qué es La Comunidad y su enfoque. Texas Coalition for Heritage Spanish (TeCHs) Summer Workshop