Meet Our Staff
Jose Cano is originally from Guanajuato, Mexico, and joined the Multicultural Center staff in August 2010. Jose is a junior pursuing a degree in business administration. He feels the Multicultural Center is a great place to work and to meet people from other cultures. In addition to working at the center, Jose is actively involved on campus as a mentor in the First Generation RAMS program, participant in the Host Family Program, and a member of AMAS.
Christian Garcia is a freshman from San Angelo, Texas, and joined the Multicultural Center Staff in January 2014. Christian is currently enrolled in the Business school and is studying finance with a specialization in Real-estate. His next stop will either be Texas A&M University or University of Texas at San Antonio to obtain a Masters in Real-estate Developing. His life endeavors are to one day develop properties all around the world and is successful to give back to his home town of San Angelo. Christian enjoys working at the Multicultural Center because it gives him a chance to practice his communication skills and provides an opportunity to help other students. While working at the Multicultural Center, Christian participates in the Honors Student Association, Up & Coming Scholars, and the San Angelo Chamber of Commerce.
Joseph Garrahan is a Junior from a military family, and joined the Multicultural Center in October 2013. Joseph is currently pursuing a History major with an English minor. Joseph enjoys working at the Multicultural Center because it provides a social hub for various people and cultures. While working at the Multicultural Center, Joseph is also a mentor in the First Generation RAMS program.
Mario “Rio” Velasquez
First Generation Living Community Mentor
Rio Velasquez is a Senior from Menard, Texas, and joined the Multicultural Center Staff in January 2011. Rio is a double-major in Mass Media with a focus in Advertisement and Public Relations and Psychology. He currently serves as Public Relations Officer of the Angelo State University Graphic Design Club, FG RAM Mentor and is part of the Host family .