UNM HEP Personnel / Personal de HEP en UNM
Sr Program Manager (Director)
Phone: 505 277-6084
Instructor (English HSE)
Phone: 505 610-1156
Carl has a great passion for education, and has been teaching Adult Education for the past ten years. He grew up in Los Lunas, NM, where he graduated from Los Lunas High School, and went on to get his Bachelor’s Degree in History from UNM. He also loves baseball, Star Wars, and spending time with his twin daughters.
Student Success Specialist
Phone: 505 277-5020
Brenda Ramirez is the advisor for the High School Equivalency Program at UNM, she was raised in Hatch, New Mexico. She attended UNM in 2012, to continue her education, with the help of the College Assistance Migrant Program. She obtained her Chichana/o Studies and Spanish degrees from UNM in 2016. Brenda worked as a college transition coordinator in South Valley Academy Charter School. Brenda found her passion to serve in the education system as she helped navigate high school students through the college application process. She now continues to serve and advise students that have had educational barriers, and work hard to obtain their high school equivalency diploma through the UNM HEP program. As a seasonal farmworker, she understands the value of her education, and the commitment she has to advocate for farmworking communities.
Samantha "Sammi" Williams
Program Coordinator for CAMP/HEP
Phone: 505 277-0276
Sammi graduated from CNM with an Associates in Liberal arts in 2014. She is new to CAMP and HEP, and the school in general. She is going to UNM for her BBA in Management Information Systems and plan to also receive my MBA from UNM for Marketing, then eventually going to school for the culinary arts. She loves helping people and bringing joy any time she gets the chance, and is excited to get to help CAMP and HEP help students get the education that they need and want!
Student Success Specialist
Phone: 505 620-7845
Yovanna Araujo was born in Albuquerque, NM then moved to Denver, Colorado where she was raised. Yovanna attended MSU Denver her Freshman and Sophomore year where she was part of the CAMP Cohort in 2016. Shortly after, she moved back to Albuquerque to pursue a career in Finance, after being offered an amazing opportunity. She became a Lobo in Fall 2020 and graduated with her BBA in Finance from Anderson, Fall 2021 all the while working full time. Yovanna is currently taking Continuing Education classes at UNM, with hopes to pursue her Master’s Degree at Anderson. Yovanna enjoys spending time with her daughter, reading, traveling, and working out. Yovanna is passionate about helping and motivating others to achieve their goals in life.