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Erica Quintana-Garcia MSW
Director of the Student Care Center


303-615-0220



equint11@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Full-Time Staff

Campus Box Number:
74


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Bio:

Erica Quintana-Garcia joined the MSU Denver Dean of Students team in 2017. Erica was raised in Colorado and attended Colorado State University in Fort Collins, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science & Ethnic Studies. She then attended Metropolitan State University of Denver where she earned her Masters of Social Work degree. As an administrator in higher education, she has years of experience working in admissions, advising, and the registrar’s office. As well as mental health experience working with trauma-informed care as a victim advocate and counselor. During her free time, she enjoys traveling, sports, and spending time with family and friends.  



Miguel Huerta

Miguel Huerta LSW
Case Manager/EPIC Scholars Coordinator


303-615-0006



mhuerta6@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Full-Time Staff

Office Location:
TV

Office Number:
311 A

Campus Box Number:
74


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Bio:

Miguel Huerta is proud to be serving the Roadrunners of MSU Denver. As a Chicano who was born and raised in Denver, he is thrilled to be home after 6 years of working and living in Philadelphia. Miguel attained a Masters of Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania and holds a certificate in Trauma Informed Practices from Bryn Mawr School of Social Work. Miguel was the first college graduate in his family with a Bachelors in Psychology from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. In 2014, Miguel became a founding member of the Board of Directors for the Move Mountains Project in San Luis, Colorado. Miguel is an alum of the New Leaders Council and a Philadelphia Fellow of the League of Creative Interventionists. Miguel has served youth and young adults in a variety of settings including alternative education, non-profits, and grassroots community efforts. In addition to his work at MSU Denver, Miguel also serves youth transitioning from the criminal justice system back into the community. This poet aspires to catalyze self­-empowerment and community action through art and an understanding of human heritage.



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Peter Concepcion
Cohort Program Coordinator and Case Manager


303-615-0006



pconcepc@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Full-Time Staff

Office Location:
TV

Campus Box Number:
74


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Bio:

Peter Concepcion began serving as the Cohort Program Coordinator and Case Manager at MSU Denver in September 2020. Prior to his role with MSU Denver, Peter served in various roles at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC), where he also obtained his B.A. in Psychology and M.A. in Professional Counseling: Clinical Mental Health Counseling. UNC is where Peter began his passion for serving and supporting students through creating access to resources that can assist them in achieving their personal, professional, and academic goals. Outside of MSU Denver, Peter enjoys spending quality time with family and friends, playing video games, eating delicious food, and traveling.



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Amanda Fuentes
Care Case Manager


303-615-0006



afuent21@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Full-Time Staff

Office Location:
TV

Campus Box Number:
74


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Bio:

Amanda Fuentes joined the Student Care Center in 2020. Amanda was raised in Colorado and attended Adams State University earning a Masters Degree in Counselor Education: Clinical Mental Health. She has worked in variety of non-profit organizations that serve youth and families providing victim and mental health services for over 10 years. Outside of work, Amanda enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, and spending time outdoors.



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Kate McElwain
SNAP Coordinator and Case Manager


303-615-0006



kmcelwai@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Full-Time Staff

Office Location:
TV

Campus Box Number:
74


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Bio:

Kate is from Denver originally, but grew up mostly in Durango, CO. She graduated with a degree in English Literature from CU Boulder in 2015 and has maintained a love of books, writing, and language since then. Previous to the Student Care Center, Kate has worked in a variety of settings and held a number of different roles. This includes tutoring, voter registration, research, policy, advocacy for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, as well as training facilitation and volunteer management. Above all, Kate is passionate about people and social justice. She is also currently pursuing a Master’s in Social Work at MSU Denver, focusing on macro social work and social policy. MSU Denver also happens to be where she went to daycare while her Dad was attending undergrad, so she has truly always been a Roadrunner. Outside of work, you can find her riding her bike, cooking, hiking, writing, playing board games, or anxiously awaiting the return of live music. 



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Jesse Wooldridge
Office Manager and Case Management Assistant


303-615-0006



jwooldr2@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Full-Time Staff

Office Location:
TV

Campus Box Number:
74


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