Director of Advising
Virginia Rodriguez joined CEC in 2018 and served as the College Direct advisor for the past 4 years. Starting this year, she will serve as the new Director of Advising. She has several years of experience working in higher education both at the university and community college level and most recently at CEC Inverness. She previously worked for Denver Public Schools Gear Up Program as a Postsecondary Coach supporting first-year college students; worked for Arapahoe Community College (ACC) as a Concurrent Enrollment Specialist managing the approval and enrollment process for high school students taking college-level courses; and worked at CSUDH where she held various roles supporting a diverse student population in various academic departments. She has a bachelor’s degree in Spanish for Public Service with a Business Administration concentration from California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), and a master’s degree in Higher Education Leadership and Administration from Capella University.
Virginia is passionate about education and enjoys working with students and their families to provide them with key information that will allow them to make well-informed decisions leading to their higher educational aspirations. When not working, Virginia keeps busy volunteering for a women’s philanthropic educational organization—P.E.O. She enjoys walking, shopping, hosting gatherings with family and friends, and takes special interest in participating in military-like Boot Camps to stay active.