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Office of First-generation Students


Rebeca Paz 
Rebeca Paz, Assistant Director, Office of First-generation Students 

Rebeca, a native of Bolivia, believes that the best part of K-State is the students she works with. She loves traveling, learning about other cultures, and working in a university environment that empowers young people to grow and learn. 


Kiley Moody 
Kiley Moody, Managing Director, Scholar Services



Karina Moncayo-Michel, Graduate Assistant

Karina received her Bachelors degree at K-State in 2018. She is from Liberal, Kansas and is a proud first-generation student. She looks forward to pursuing a career in College Student Development and working with students from all walks of life.



Vanessa Turpin, Graduate Assistant

Vanessa-Rose graduated from K-state in May 2018 and is now a current Master's student in Kinesiology. She is from Leavenworth, Kansas and enjoys working out daily. She is looking forward to having interpersonal connections with students this upcoming year.