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Estela GarciaEstela Garcia
Title: College Recruiter
Degrees: B.A.. Justice Studies, San Jose State University; A.A., Administration of Justice, Ethnic Studies, and Social Science, College of San Mateo
Passions: Helping individuals who want to better their life and need the help. Higher education!
Hobbies: Going to the movies and hiking
Quote: “When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us” 
Alexander Graham Bell
Jeramy WallceJeramy Wallace
Title: Associate Professor of English, SMCCCD Academic Senate President
Degrees: M.A., English, Notre Dame de Namur University; B.S. Biology/Biochemistry, Notre Dame de Namur University; Certificates in Teaching of Composition and Postsecondary Reading, SF State University
Teaching Experience: Since 2011
Career Highlights: Co-Coordinator, Professional Enrichment, Basic Skills Initiative at CSM (2012-present); Stanford human rights fellow (2012-13); CSM Umoja Co-coordinator (2014-present)
Passions: First and foremost, I have a great passion for my family and for being the best husband and father I can be. It is from this passion that my others are born. My passions for teaching and for social justice stem from my desire to create a more just and equitable society for my daughter to grow and prosper in. And, of course, I am passionate about my students. I look forward to school everyday because CSM has some of the brightest and motivated students in the bay area.
Hobbies: Hiking, camping, reading, and spending time with the family
Quote: “Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.”  Malcolm X