Cesar Rangel
Admission Counselor (Bilingual in Spanish)
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Hello, my name is Cesar Rangel, Admissions Counselor at California State University Channel Islands (CSUCI). I am a Ventura County native, born and raised in Oxnard, CA and attended Rio Mesa High School. I am an Oxnard College and CSUCI alumni and 1st generation college student. I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and a Master of Arts degree in Education, Educational Leadership specialization with an emphasis on Higher Education. As an Admissions Counselor at CSUCI, I recruit prospective freshman and transfer students at High Schools, Community Colleges, and various College Fairs. I am also bilingual and present our Admissions process in Spanish. In addition to my recruitment, I evaluate student admission applications in accordance with CSUCI and CSU system-wide policies and directives. Prior to working as an Admissions Counselor, l managed and supported various CSUCI academic programs such as Nursing, Health Science, Psychology, Mathematics, and Applied Physics. I am grateful for the educational, professional and personal experience I have gained to become a positive impact on our student’s success in higher education. When I am not in the office assisting students or out traveling as a recruiter, you will find me spending time with my family and friends, rooting for the Los Angeles Dodgers, and always looking for an excuse to visit the Disneyland Resort.

High Schools I visit: Channel Islands High School, El Camino High School, Fillmore High School, Foothill Technology High School, Hueneme High School, Oxnard High School, Pacifica High School, Rio Mesa High School, Santa Clara High School, Santa Paula High School, St. Bonaventure High School, Ventura High School

Community Colleges I visit: Oxnard College, Ventura College

I look forward to meeting you!

Katelynn Ellison
Admissions Counselor  
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Hello, my name is Katelynn Ellison, Admissions Counselor at California State University Channel Islands (CSUCI). I am a native to Ventura County; I was raised in Ventura and attended Ventura High School, go Cougars! I have a B.A. in Mathematics with a Minor in Science and Math Education from University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB). I am also a first generation college student. My favorite memory from college is studying abroad, where I had the opportunity to live in Brisbane, Australia and attend the University of Queensland. As an admissions counselor, I recruit prospective freshmen and transfer students at high schools, community colleges, and various college fair events. In addition to recruitment, I evaluate admission applications in accordance with the CSU system-wide policies and directives. I love to travel, I have been to 10 different countries so far, I love cooking and trying new foods, hiking, and spending time with my husband and our two adopted chow chows, Rinko and Lola.

High schools I visit: Agoura High School, Calabasas High School, Grace Brethren High School, La Reina High School, Malibu High School, Moorpark High School, The High School at Moorpark High School, Oak Park High School, Oaks Christian School, Royal High School, Santa Susana High School, Simi Valley High School, Thousand Oaks High School, and Westlake High School

Community colleges I visit: College of the Canyons, Moorpark College, Santa Barbara City College.

I look forward to meeting you!

Jeanette Monzon
Admission Counselor (Bilingual in Spanish)

Hello, my name is Jeanette Monzon, Admissions Counselor at California State University Channel Islands (CSUCI). I was raised in Garden Grove, CA about 20 minutes away from Disneyland and attended Pacifica High School. I am a recent CSUCI graduate and earned my B.A. in Spanish and B.A. in Chicana/o Studies all in 4 years! During my time as a CSUCI student I took part in founding Sigma Omega Nu, the first national Latina sorority on campus. Prior to becoming a counselor, I was a student working in the Admissions office, giving tours and helping prospective students. Now as an Admissions Counselor, I recruit prospective freshmen and transfer students at high schools, community colleges, and various college fairs. Outside of work I enjoy going to concerts, love being at Disneyland and doing anything Disney related. 

High Schools I visit: Arleta Senior High School, Camarillo High, Canoga Park Charter High School, Chatsworth Charter High School, Crespi Carmelite High School, DeToledo High School, East Valley Senior High, James Monroe Senior High School/ Government Magnet, John H Francis Polytechnic High School, Nordhoff High, North Hollywood High School, Notre Dame High School, Palisades Charter High School, Panorama City High, Rancho Campana, Reseda Charter High School, San Fernando Senior High, Sylmar Charter High School, Van Nuys High School, Villanova Preparatory High, William H. Taft Charter High School 

Community Colleges I visit: Bakersfield City College, City College of San Francisco, Fresno City College, Reedley College 

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