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Laurita Uribe Aristizabal

Laurita Uribe Aristizabal

Transfer biological sciences major

Bella Alfaro

Bella Alfaro

Marketing major

Allen Madison

Allen Madison

Music major with focus on violin performance

Jamie Mayer

Jamie Mayer

Associate professor, School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders




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Average high school GPA of our incoming class (Fall 2023)

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