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Edgar Beas

Credential Programs Admissions Coordinator, OSS

Email: ebeas@mail.sdsu.edu

Edgar started working at San Diego State in 2014 with the department of Graduate and Research Affairs. Currently he processes admissions for various credential and graduate programs in the Office of Student Services for the College of Education.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management and a Master’s in Postsecondary Educational Leadership with a concentration in Student Affairs from San Diego State University. His passion and inspiration for working with students came from the excellent professionals in the field that helped him navigate the higher education system as a first generation Latino student.

During his free time Edgar enjoys watching TV shows and movies, photography, exploring cool food establishments, and adventuring into the culturally diverse and always sunny city of San Diego. 

Melanie Falkenberg

Melanie Falkenberg

Credential Programs Admissions Coordinator, OSS

Email: mfalkenb@mail.sdsu.edu

Melanie has been working at San Diego State University since 2005. She currently processes admissions for preliminary credential programs in Teacher Education, Bilingual Education, and Special Education along with several master’s programs within these departments. She enjoys working with students and helping them get closer to reaching their goals.  

Vicki Falden

Vicki Fielden

Liberal Studies Advisor

Email: vfielden@mail.sdsu.edu

Vicki's AZTEC for LIFE career began as a student in 1983!  She earned a B.S. in Business Admin (Marketing) and an M.A. in Liberal Arts and Sciences. She began her career working in many areas at SDSU including Registrar's Office, Evaluations (admissions and evaluations), and eventually became an academic adviser for the Liberal Studies program.  She works hard to promoting student success and helping them graduate in a timely manner. For fun, Vicki loves the SD craft beer scene, hiking in the local mountains and national parks, going to the gym, and reading.  On occasion, she has been secretly known to binge watch a few TV shows.


 Jackie Fuller

Jackie Fuller

Advising & Recruitment Specialist, OSS

Email: jfuller@mail.sdsu.edu

Jackie has worked in the College of Education since 2011 as the Advising and Recruitment Specialist in the Office of Student Services. A large portion of Jackie’s job duties includes representing all of the College's many impressive degree, credential and certificate programs at a variety of fairs and recruiting events. If you see her at an event, stop by and say hello! She also assists with creating promotional documents for these programs and coordinating the annual commencement ceremony as well as helping to produce the College's e-newsletter, InformED & InspirED.

Jackie's passion for working with college students developed during her time as an undergraduate student at Santa Clara University where she was a Resident Advisor. Her time advising in the residence halls truly helped shape her career path and after graduating with a Bachelor's of Science in Anthropology, she entered the Master's in Education with a specialization in Postsecondary Educational Leadership, Student Affairs program at San Diego State University. Jackie finished her M.A. in 2007 and worked in Housing & Residence Life at New Mexico State University before returning to SDSU in 2009 as a Residence Hall Coordinator. Jackie's many years in university Res Life departments makes her quick on her feet and always up for a challenge!

In her free time, Jackie enjoys spending time with her family, baking cupcakes and online shopping.

Sylvia Hernandez

Sylvia Hernandez


Credential Analyst, OSS
For students who have last names that begin with L - Z 


Email: sylvia.hernandez@sdsu.edu

Sylvia first joined the College of Education at SDSU in 1992. After a brief move to CSU San Marcos in 2005, she returned to SDSU to serve as one of two credential analysts in the Office of Student Services.

Sylvia developed an interest in student services shortly after graduation from UCSB when she went to work for their admissions office specializing in admissions for incoming freshman. Sylvia ultimately moved to an academic advising position where she was assigned to work with several undergraduate programs including the liberal studies program for teacher education. This experience sparked a lifelong interest in the credentialing process and credential program advising.

Sylvia enjoys travel, reading, learning to knit and spending time with friends and family. She especially enjoys going to animated movies with her 7 year old nephew Preston.

Lisa McCully

Lisa McCully

Manager, OSS

Email: lmccully@mail.sdsu.edu

Lisa started at San Diego State University in 1988 and has been with the College of Education since 1998 where she has served in the capacity as Budget Assistant, Budget Manager, Operations & Support Services Manager, and currently, as the Manager of the Office of Student Services. She is responsible for the College’s recruiting, marketing, advising, admissions, communications, credentialing, and commencement efforts. Her previous positions have provided her with extensive experience in budget planning and administration, facilities planning, and employee training and development.

She holds a Bachelor of Adult and Vocational Education, a Master’s in Education with a specialization in Postsecondary Educational Leadership-Student Affairs, and an Ed.D. in Postsecondary Educational Leadership from San Diego State University.

In her free time she spends way too much time watching TV crime dramas! She also enjoys time with friends and family and her favorite vacation activities include spending time at her family’s cabin in the eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains, long road trips, and spending time in Hawaii.

 Ann Nguyen

Ann Nguyen

Credential Analyst, OSS
For students who have last names that begin A - K 


Email: nnguyen@mail.sdsu.edu

Ann (Nhung) currently serves as a Credential Analyst in the College of Education’s Office of Student Services. She joined the college in 2008, having previously worked at National University as a Technical Support Specialist and Transcript Coordinator. Ann works with credential candidates to ensure they have satisfied all requirements necessary to earn a California teaching/services credential. She also serves as a prospective student advisor. Ann holds a bachelor’s degree in Accountancy from National University.
 

 

Christie Pearson-Wohlwend


Admissions & Credential Analyst, OSS

SB-2042 Clear & Induction Programs 


Email: cpearson@mail.sdsu.edu


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Please note: The Office of Student Services in the College of Education cannot assist with undergraduate admission decision appeals. Requests of this nature must be directed to the SDSU Prospective Students Center

 

To contact Dr. Patricia Lozada-Santone, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs please visit EBA-346

Phone: 619-594-1426
Email: plozadas@mail.sdsu.edu