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Chico State Alumni Association

Wildcat Connect Webinar Series: Student Panel

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View the recorded student panel webinar.

Moderator: Kendra Wright, '01, Program Manager, Student Life and Leadership

Panelists: Annabelle Cole, Fernando Salas, Xander Peck, Isaiah Thurman, Annie Asplund

kendraKendra Wright currently works at Chico State in the office of Student Life and Leadership as a program manager for Student Organizations and Leadership Education (SOLE) and Wildcat Welcome. Prior to her work at SOLE, she worked with students as a career counselor for the Chico State Career Center for 10 years. Prior to coming to Chico State, Kendra previously worked in corporate human resources for six years. She graduated from Chico State with her bachelor's degree in organizational communications in 2001, and was a member of the women's soccer team as a student.

annabelleAnnabelle Cole

Major/Minor: Child development, minor in multicultural studies, family relations, and gender and sexuality studies

Hometown: Monterey, California

Extracurricular Summary: President, women’s ultimate frisbee team. Annabelle has extensive experience in Student Life and Leadership with clubs, FSA, and Summer Orientation. Board member for the Sports Clubs Executive Board, student ambassador for child development department.

Favorite Food: "Depends on the day, I'm always game for a good burrito or sandwich!"

fernandoFernando Salas

Major/Minor: International Relations

Hometown: Coachella, California

Extracurricular Summary: Fernando is currently involved in Wildcat Gaming, M.E.Ch.A, SQE, Model United Nations, Community Action Volunteers in Education (CAVE), Epsilon Sigma Rho Multicultural Fraternity Inc.

Favorite Food: All kinds of pasta.

xanderXander Peck

Major/Minor: Business Marketing

Hometown: Redwood City, California

Extracurricular Summary: Xander is currently a student athlete, and president of men's lacrosse program.

Greek Life: Kappa Sigma Fraternity

Favorite Food: Sushi

thurmanIsaiah Thurman

Major: Public health

Hometown: Concord, California

Extracurricular summary: Diversity affairs committee, community affairs council, Chico Healthy Communities (CHC), Wildcat leadership institute, Associated Students elections campaign team.

Favorite food: fried shrimp and oysters

annieAnnie Asplund

Major: Communication Sciences and Disorders

Hometown: Stockton, California

Extracurricular summary: Honors College Participant, Phi Eta Sigma Event Coordinator, CAVE Volunteer, Big Cat Mentor, Recreational Sports Supervisor