Meet the Community Engagement Staff

Gabriela Gamiz

Gabriela Gamizz

Gabriela Gamiz

Gabriela Gamiz joins us as the first director of community engagement at Harvey Mudd.

Gabriela brings to the position a wealth of experience working with area K–12 schools, an understanding of Harvey Mudd College community and much creativity and energy. She served as the first administrator of the Harvey Mudd Homework Hotline, a free, over-the-phone, tutoring service for fourth through 12th graders. Gabriela previously served as the associate director and then director of the Harvey Mudd College Upward Bound program’s Math and Science Center.

Professional Background

Prior to Harvey Mudd, Gamiz was the project director for a Title V grant to develop Hispanic-serving institutions in the Riverside Community College District, where she also served as an adjunct professor of education.

Education

Gabriela has a bachelor of arts degree in psychology from Pomona College and a master of arts degree in education from Claremont Graduate University.

Contact Information

Gabriela can be reached at ggamiz@hmc.edu or 909.607.4575.

Danny Ledezma

Danny Ledezma

As associate director, Danny will help organize, develop and support community engagement programming on- and off-campus, including student-led and community-led programs. He will also manage and supervise the Homework Hotline program by recruiting and developing Harvey Mudd student tutors, conducting program assessments, and working collaboratively with school districts, educators and other members of the campus and external community.

Professional Background

Prior to Harvey Mudd, Danny was at assistant residence director and orientation coordinator at Pitzer College. At the same time, Danny was the Los Angeles 10 and Azusa scholars coordinator at Azusa Pacific University.

Education

Danny has a bachelor of arts degree in psychology from Cal Poly Pomona and a masters of science in college counseling & student development from Azusa Pacific University

Contact Information

Danny can be reached at dledezma@hmc.edu or 909.607.4015.

Julian Herrera

Julian Herrera

Julian joined the Office of Community Engagement as the Homework Hotline Graduate Student Intern this Fall 2017.

As the Graduate Intern, Julian brings a new perspective to the Homework Hotline program. Julian’s leadership experience during his undergraduate career supports the mission of Office of Community Engagement. Through intentional outreach, structured program assessment, and meaningful guidance, Julian provides the necessary support to continue the growth of the Homework Hotline program.

Professional Background

Julian also works at Azusa Pacific University at their Center for Academic Service-Learning as their Coordinator for Educational and Professional Development. Prior to Harvey Mudd and Azusa Pacific, Julian served as student body president during his final year at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

Education

Julian is currently pursuing his masters of science in college counseling and student development at Azusa Pacific University. Julian has a bachelor of science degree in communication from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.