Dream Success Center
Dream Success Center Staff
Diana Rea Flores, M.A. Coordinator, Dream Success Center
Diana was the first in her family to attend college. She graduated from Fresno State and received her Bachelors in Business Administration with an option in Marketing and Master in Higher Education, Administration and Leadership. As a first-generation college student, she knows first-hand what our students go through and has used her experiences to help other students be successful at Fresno State. She is passionate about helping all Fresno State students and uses her networking and collaborative skills to partner with faculty, staff, and departments in providing services to our undocumented student population. Her goal is to grow the Dream Success Center by providing much-needed support, guidance, and advocacy to and for our undocumented students on campus. Diana has previoously worked as a student staff for the Dream Success Center during both undergraduate and graduate studies before leading the center as the coordinator.
Fun Fact: Diana loves strenuous hikes that challenge her both physically and mentally.
Favorite Quote: "In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." -Abraham Lincoln
Susana Pantoja, Gaduate Intern, Dream Success Center
B.A Liberal Studies, M.A. Student Affairs and College Counseling (In Progress)
Susana is a curent graduate student in the Student Affairs and College Counseling program. She received her B.A. in Liberal Studies May of 2021. Throughout her educational journey, Susana has been involved with non profit organizations and has volunteered at different locations to help her get involved with the community and network with people around her. She is now our graduate intern at the Dream Success Center and she is ready to help students with any questions they may have.
Fun Fact: Susana loves Matcha
Saul Martinez, Peer Mentor, Dream Success Center
B.S Computer Science
Saul is a curent undergraduate student at Fresno State. Saul is persuing a degree in Computer Science. He transferred from the College of the Sequoias with an A.A. in Math and Science and is hoping to use his experience and knowledge to help other students succeed. He knows the importance of a helping hand and knows that his accomplishments could not have been possible without the guidance of others. His role as a peer mentor for the Dream Success Center is to ensure incoming freshmen are ready to tackle the year while making sure to set them up to succeed.
Fun Fact: Saul loves to crochet on his free time.
Ximena Guzman Tapia, Peer Mentor, Dream Success Center
B.S Health Science-Community Health option
B.A Chicano Studies
Ximena, is a curent undergraduate student at Fresno State. She is pursuing two majors. A bachelor of science in Health Science-Community Health option and a bachelor of arts in Chicano Studies at Fresno State. Ximena is also a Neighborhood Ambassador (volunteer) with the Off-Campus Student Life (OCSL) program, a Student Assistant for the Office of New Student and Family Programs, and a Peer Mentor (volunteer) with the College of Health and Human Services. With her extensive experience on campus, Ximena is well rounded with what resouces Fresno State provides to students.
Fun Fact: Ximena loves reading and exploring new coffee shops on her free time.