Staff

Hugo Teruel : Director

Hugo Teruel

Director

Interim Director of LARES and oversee the program to provide the best educational experience possible to our students. (more info...)

hugot@uic.edu

Onintze Zenarutzabeitia Pikatza : Acting Associate Director

Onintze Zenarutzabeitia Pikatza

Acting Associate Director

An Acting Associate Director of the LARES program. Also the Admissions Coordinator. (more info...)

onintze@uic.edu

Luis Duarte : Acting Associate Director

Luis Duarte

Acting Associate Director

An Acting Associate Director of the LARES program; Advise students majoring in pre-law, pre-social work, criminal justice, political science, engineering and math. (more info...)

Areli Castañeda : Assistant to the Director

Areli Castañeda

Assistant to the Director

Assistant to the Director of the LARES Program; Master's in Business Administration (more info...)

acasta2@uic.edu

Mitzi Ramos : Academic Skills Specialist / English

Mitzi Ramos

Academic Skills Specialist / English

Teaches English Academic Skills Program (ASP) courses and tutors student writing; Also, Summer Transition and Enrichment Program Coordinator. (more info...)

mramos8@uic.edu

Terry Mankus : Academic Skills Specialist / Math Instructor

Terry Mankus

Academic Skills Specialist / Math Instructor

ASP math Instructor and tutor. (more info...)

tmanku1@uic.edu

Annette De La Torre : Advisor

Annette De La Torre

Advisor

Advises students in nursing, health sciences and medicine. (more info...)

adelat2@uic.edu

Jennifer Juarez : Advisor

Jennifer Juarez

Advisor

Advises students in Architecture & the Arts; Communications; African American Studies & Anthropology. (more info...)

jjuare2@uic.edu

Diana Soriano : Advisor

Diana Soriano

Advisor

Advises students majoring in elementary or secondary education and also business. (more info...)

dsoria2@uic.edu

Omare Villagrana : Advisor

Omare Villagrana

Advisor

Advises students in engineering, physics, computer science & math. (more info...)

ovilla7@uic.edu