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SLCC Dream Center

West Valley Center Room 130
3460 South 5600 West
West Valley City, UT 84128
801-957-2129
DreamCenter@slcc.edu


Brenda Santoyo

Brenda Santoyo

Dream Center Manager

Pronouns: Ella/She/Hers

Responsibilities:

Brenda Santoyo is an SLCC alumnus and the College has been a home away from home for her for several years now. She recently completed her M.Ed. in Educational Leadership and Policy with an emphasis in Student Affairs at the University of Utah. As a daughter of Mexican undocumented immigrants, she has always strived to serve the individual needs of her beloved community. Brenda’s drive and passion for the field stem from her background in serving undocumented students initially enrolled in the Bridge to Success and Bruin Scholars programs through the office for Orientation & Student Success. In her time at the College, she has played a role in launching the Bruin Dreams scholarship program, maintaining the Undocumented Student Ally Training, upholding the charge of the Undocumented Student Resource Committee, and managing SLCC’s Dream Center, the second in the state of Utah, now as the inaugural coordinator.

Campus:

West Valley Center

Room:

Room 130

Phone:

801-957-2129

Email:

brenda.santoyo@slcc.edu

Estefania "Stef" Zavala

Estefania "Stef" Zavala

Writing & Rhetoric Fellow

Pronouns: Ella/She/Hers

Responsibilities:

Estefania (Stef) is a first-generation student, DACA recipient, and an SLCC alumnus. She is currently studying at the University of Utah, majoring in Psychology and minoring in Writing and Rhetoric Studies. Stef is a daughter of two immigrant parents who had high hopes that their children would receive a higher quality education and live a better life. She is honored and proud to be serving and working with students like herself on their journey through higher education. As a parent, professional, and student, she understands the many obstacles her peers face on a regular basis. She has a 3-year-old son, Leo, who has become her biggest motivation and she enjoys reading autobiographies.