Office of the Vice President of Student Life Staff
Name: Mark Figueroa Jr. - Graduate Assistant
Hometown: West Linn, OR
Major(s)/Minor(s): Graduate School - Student Affairs Administration Master’s Program
Why you chose Lewis & Clark: I chose Lewis & Clark because of the academic challenges and the opportunity to continue playing football.
Hobbies: DJ-ing, watching movies, play videos games, & cooking
Hype song: I can’t lose- Iamsu!
Name: Helen Hitz
Hometown: Omaha, NE
Major(s)/Minor(s): Economics & Psychology
Why you chose Lewis & Clark: I always thought that I wanted to attend a huge university with tens of thousands of students and giant lecture halls. Then I visited Lewis & Clark and fell in love. The campus was absolutely gorgeous, the people were incredibly kind, and it was obvious the professors cared about their students and were passionate about what they were teaching. I left my campus visit knowing that L&C was the right fit for me.
Hobbies: Watching cheesy rom-coms or cringey reality dating shows and scrolling Twitter for the latest political news
Hype song: Truth Hurts- Lizzo
Name: Amy Alvarado, Student Assistant
Hometown: Portland, Oregon
Major(s)/Minor(s) : SOAN major
Why you chose Lewis & Clark: I chose LC because of its location and beautiful campus as well as the opportunities it offered financially and academically.
Hobbies: Hiking, Reading, and Dancing
Hype song: Safaera- Bad Bunny
Name: Immanuel Harice
Hometown: Los Angeles
Major(s)/Minor(s): Sociology/Anthropology Major
Why you chose Lewis & Clark: I choose to attend Lewis and Clark because of their abroad program and because of the small class sizes.
Hobbies: I like to listen to podcasts and making meals that allow me to use my new blender.
Hype song: I Love You so Much - DJ Khaled (ft. Chance the Rapper)
Name: Quentin Gaul
Hometown: Albuquerque, NM
Major(s)/Minor(s): Political Science, Hispanic Studies Double Major
Why you chose Lewis & Clark: I knew I wanted to go to a small school, so I looked at tons of liberal arts schools in the west. After visiting several schools, when I thought about the friends I wanted to make and the people I wanted to go to school with, I realized Lewis & Clark was the school that would have the community I wanted to be a part of. The beautiful campus nestled into the trees also just makes you feel at home as soon as you’re here.
Hobbies: I love cooking, listening to podcasts, debating politics, and recently I’ve taken up embroidery
Hype song: Shotgun- George Ezra
Name: Emma Pell
Hometown: Bend, Oregon
Major(s)/Minor(s): History Major and Latin American Studies Minor
Why you chose Lewis & Clark: The community and amazing faculty!
Hobbies: Reading, playing guitar, and cooking
Hype song: Hot Shower- Chance the Rapper
Name: Pari Magphanthong - Student Assistant
Hometown: Chonburi, Thailand
Major(s)/Minor(s): Psychology and Economics Double Major
Why you chose Lewis & Clark: I chose Lewis & Clark because of the small class size, student to faculty ratio, locations, and generous financial assistant.
Hobbies: Baking, binge watch shows
Hype song: San Fransisco Street — Sun Rai