Lindsay Gomez Banuelos:
Lindsay is majoring in Graphic Design as well as a minor in Ethnic Studies. She is from Denver, CO and is the oldest of 3 siblings. She loves to draw, read, watch movies, and play video games. Lindsay was one of the first student participants of La Conexion, so the program holds a very special place in her heart. She also loves to cook for her family and friends and has a younger sister here at CSU.
Fernando is currently studying a double major in Political Science and Spanish. He is from Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico and has been in the U.S. for almost 9 years now. He enjoys reading and playing soccer and loves any type of Mexican food. He also enjoys cooking and has 3 pet birds. He prefers to listen to music in Spanish, plays the accordion, and believe that comedy is a great way to deal with life's pains.
Favi is a Psychology major with a concentration in Industrial and Organizational Psychology. She is from Denver, CO and, although she grew up in the mountains, she prefers the ocean. She loves music, cooking, reading, and traveling. Favi is passionate about her community and social justice. She works in two research labs at CSU and enjoys learning about research in the psych field. Favi hopes to one day create programs to help employees and managers and their overall health.
Claudia is majoring in Communication and minoring in Legal Studies and Ethnic Studies. She is from Aurora, CO and is passionate about social justice and wants to make an impact on her community. She is in the CSU Honors Program, was a first year participant of the President's Leadership Program, and serves as an ambassador for the College of Arts. Her mother was a graduate of CSU and she is the middle child of 3 at home. Her favorite spot to study on campus is the second floor of Morgan Library.
Ami is majoring in Apparel and Merchandising and will soon also have a minor in Business Administration. She is from Aspen, CO and she loves the color yellow. Her favorite animal is the elephant and she is a proud sister of Pi Lambda Ki Latina Sorority, Inc. Ami was a part of La Conexion her freshman year and say that the program helped her transition into college much easier. It allowed her to find a "home away from home" and create meaningful relationships with other first year students. Ami hopes to serve as a resource, a mentor, and a friend to help her students navigate their first year at CSU and provide a strong sense of belonging.