Building 1, Room 102
Lane Community College
4000 E. 30th Avenue
Eugene, OR 97405
Meet the Staff
Dean of New Student Transitions
Home town: Oxnard, California
Education: UC Santa Cruz, BA in Literature; Portland State University, MS in Educational Leadership & Policy
Favorite places on campus: West Entrance Garden Labyrinth
Favorite part of living in Eugene: It's beautiful! People are nice and no traffic.
Rosa Maria Bañuelos-Uribe
Admissions & Recruitment Coordinator
Home town: Juchipila, Zacatecas, Mexico and White City, Oregon
Education: University of Oregon, BA '09- Ethnic Studies
Favorite places on campus: Longhouse, Multicultural Center, running track and West Entrance Garden by Parnell Loop.
Favorite places to go eat in Eugene: Café Yumm, Sweet Basil, Laughing Planet, Evergreen Indian Cuisine, Tacovore, Hideaway Bakery and Cornbread Cafe.
Favorite part of living in Eugene: I love that it rains 9 months of the year. Seriously, it rains a lot and it’s awesome!
Admissions & Recruitment Specialist
Home town: Bisbee, Arizona
Education: Mills College, BA in English with a minor in Dance; University College Cork, MA in English, Creative Writing
Favorite places on campus: The incredibly gorgeous dance studio in building 5 (room 136), the Renaissance Room, and our big, blue track!
Favorite places to go eat in Eugene: Off the Waffle, Toshi's Ramen, Addi's Diner, all of the food carts at The Beer Garden (and in Eugene in general), & Sweet Life Patisserie.
Favorite part of living in Eugene: The landscape, the nature, the people, the places, the things! I absolutely love living in Eugene.
Program of Study: Exercise Science (Transfer Degree)
Home town: Henderson, Nevada
Hobbies: Photography, bike riding, hanging out with friends and watching football.
Favorite Instructor: Dan Welton in Media Arts
Favorite Class; ART 261 Photography 1
Favorite Places to eat in Eugene: Cornucopia Restaurant & Catering
Favorite Part about Living in Eugene: Everyone is so friendly.
Why did you choose to attend Lane? To complete general education requirements to transfer to Western Oregon University.
Program of Study: Business (Transfer Degree)
Home town: Eugene, Oregon
Hobbies: Spending time with family & friends, watching movies, reading, going to coffee shops and playing board games
Favorite Instructor: William Andersen in Languages, Literature & Communication
Favorite Class: COMM 111 Fundamentals of Public Speaking
Favorite Places to eat in Eugene: Café Yumm, Hop Valley Brewing & Sushi Station Japanese Restaurant
Favorite part about living in Eugene: The culture and friendliness.
Why did you choose to attend Lane? The cost is affordable.
Carlos Jose Vergara Lacouture
Program of Study: Computer Science (Transfer Degree)
Home town: Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia.
Hobbies: Surfing, biking, playing catch with Bruce (my bull terrier) and fixing any kind of electronic devices.
Favorite Instructor: Mari Good from the Computer Information Technology Division
Favorite Class: Any computer science class is always fun!
Favorite please to eat in Eugene? Ta Ra Rin Thai Cuisine, Killer Burger, and Sizzler. Favorite part about living in Eugene: My favorite thing about living in Eugene is all the outdoor activities that you get to experience. From hiking, biking to rafting and snowboarding, there are lots of amazing activities you can do every day.
Why did you choose to attend Lane? I chose Lane because of the great facilities, friendly environment and resources for students. At Lane, I feel part of a family and welcomed.