Mission

The COLFA Dean’s Student Advisory Council serves to facilitate and enhance communication between the College of Liberal and Fine Arts and university students, faculty, and staff. Council members play an integral role in identifying concerns and providing feedback on ways to mediate and rectify those concerns. Objectives include to plan, creatively problem solve, and actively engage in innovative strategies that promote education and a sense of belonging and mutual respect between COLFA and the community.

Membership

The council is comprised of 2 students representing each of COLFA’s departments. Members serve a one or two-year term.

Contact Person

Clarissa Martinez, Director of COLFA Student Success Center
Phone: 210.458.8064
Email: clarissa.martinez2@utsa.edu

Nomination Process

All COLFA students in good academic standing are eligible for nomination to the Council. All student nominations must be forwarded to the Director of the COLFA Student Success Center. Nominated students will then be asked to complete an online application form, requiring a resume and statement of interest. All applications will be reviewed by the Office of the Dean for selection.

2024 Council

Gary Young

Gary Young

(Art)

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Alex Mijares

(Modern Languages and Literature)

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Chelsea Montemayor

(SGA COLFA Senator/Modern Languages and Literature)

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Gabriel Perez

(Spirit of San Antonio Drum Major)

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Alex Valles

(Music)

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Isabella Degamo

(Political Science and Geography)

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Samantha Martinez Conteras

(Political Science and Geography)

Ayden Villareal

Ayden Villareal

(SGA Chief of Staff/Political Science and Geography)

Amanda Sellers

Amanda Sellers

(Philosophy and Classics)

Maribel Saldierna

Maribel Saldierna

(SGA COLFA Senator/Political Science and Geography)

Rachel Duke

Rachel Duke

(School of Art)

Sara Torrentera

Sara Torrentera

(History)

2023 Council Cont.

Angel Diaz

Angel Diaz

(Interdisciplinary School for Engagement)

Issac Alfaro

Issac Alfaro

(Interdisciplinary School for Engagement)

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Breana Collins

(English)

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Arynei Nance

(SGA COLFA Senator/Political Science and Geography)

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Edward Zamora

(Anthropology)

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Silvana Galicia

(Anthropology)

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Emma Thomas

(Medical Humanities)

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Jasmine Alvarado

(Philosophy and Classics)

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Rianne Williams

(Medical Humanities)

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Sofia Arguelles

(Music)