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Admissions Office
Building 1, Room 102
Lane Community College
4000 E. 30th Avenue
Eugene, OR 97405

Meet the Staff

Rosa Maria Bañuelos-Uribe

Admissions & Recruitment Coordinator
Home town: Juchipila, Zacatecas, Mexico and White City, Oregon
Alma mater: 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 and Papa's Soul Food Kitchen & BBQ
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!

Russell Keith

Admissions & Community Outreach Specialist
Home town: Blanding, Utah
Alma mater: Utah State University; BS Recreation Resource Management
Favorite places on campus: Longhouse, Center Building and everywhere outside!
Favorite places to go eat: Addi’s Diner, Kona Café Hawaiian BBQ & Catering, Track Town Pizza and many Eugene food trucks.
Favorite part of living in Eugene: Being from southeast Utah I am really enjoying all the trees and water in the Eugene area. I also love that it’s only a short drive to the coast!

Gee Thomas

Gee Thomas

Admissions and Information Specialist
Alma mater: Lane Community College, AGS
Favorite places on campus: The student pottery sale in the Center Building, the track and field, and having lunch in the Renaissance Room.
Favorite places to go eat in Eugene: Cafe 440 and the many food trucks that are around town.
Favorite part of living in Eugene: Being by the river and enjoying the great bike paths that we have.

Ty Vanlish

Student Ambassador
Program of Study: Hotel, Restaurant, Tourism Management
Home town: La Grande, Oregon
Hobbies: Cooking, hiking, and listening to music.
Favorite Instructor: Dr. Lisa Benson in Hotel, Restaurant, Tourism Management
Favorite Class: HRTM 220 Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry
Favorite Places to eat in Eugene: Chula’s and Brails.
Favorite part about living in Eugene: The city's involvement with the local college and university.
Why did you choose to attend Lane? Affordable, close to home, and nearest school that offered the academic program I wanted to pursue.