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March 2019 Student and Staff Spotlight

Staff Spotlight

Diane Ramalia

Test Coordinator

Testing Office/Computer-Based Testing Center

Diane Ramalia

Diane was a student at Chico State in the mid-1990’s and worked in the Testing Office while completing her undergraduate degree. She returned to campus and the Testing Office three years ago to continue her career as a wildcat. Diane’s favorite place on campus is the Mary Lemcke Camellia Garden that is located on the north side of Big Chico Creek, near Holt Hall.  This garden was created with plants that came from Mary Lemcke’s (a charter member of the Chico State Advisory Board and the University Foundation) home, as well as plants from homes that were demolished to make way for university expansion. This is one of Diane’s favorite places to visit because she and her husband eloped there in 2009.

Diane’s favorite thing about living in Chico and being a member of the community is the natural environment and small town feel. As for hobbies, she enjoys early morning workouts at the WREC and cooking with her husband and two cats. After a long day in the Testing Office Diane enjoys going to Unwined because it is in her neighborhood, the food is always wonderful, and they have a wide array of wines to choose from!

Next time you see Diane on campus make sure to say hello!

Student Staff Spotlight

Samantha Borda

Student Analyst

Information Security

Sam Borda

Samantha has been working in the Information Security office as a student analyst for two years in May. She is a senior here at Chico state and will be graduating in May with a degree in Business Information Systems. After graduation she is hoping to work for a tech company in the Bay Area. 

Though she is originally from Redding, she enjoys Chico because of the beautiful scenery and all the great places to eat. Sam’s favorite place to eat in Chico is the Banshee because of the variety of foods that they offer. Her go to meal is the Mac and Cheese with bacon, jalapenos, and mushrooms. 

When she is not working in the Information Security office she can be found buying and building wrecked cars, mountain biking, or racing her Subaru WRX.

Next time you see Sam on campus make sure to say hello!