Anabel is a 2023 UCSB alumni who graduated with B.A.s in Feminist Studies and Linguistics while also completing the Poverty, Inequality, and Social Justice minor. Anabel was a co-founder and co-president for the First-Generation Tri-Alpha Honor Society where she worked to build a community for students to connect with other first-generation peers and staff to connect them with on campus resources and support. Anabel was also a part of the Promise Scholars Program where she served as the Mentorship Program Coordinator, in 2022, where she helped to welcome incoming freshmen to campus. Anabel is grateful for the opportunity to work with amazing students and staff at UCSB.
One of two undergraduate advisors, Anabel provides individual academic advising to 1800+ pre- and full- majors in Communication. She advises students and faculty on all aspects of undergraduate affairs (i.e. major requirements, academic planning, course requirements, academic problems, transfer coursework, independent studies, internship opportunities and graduation, etc.). She processes student petitions as needed, interfaces with
other advising offices, and works as a leading team member with student peer advisors. She communicate colleges policies to students and provides input to the Student Affairs Manager, Department Chair, and the Undergraduate Affairs Committee regarding a wide variety of issues affecting students.