College of HHD

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Advising Team

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Get to know the HHD Student Services Center/EOP Advising Team

These are the bios for advisors based in the HHD Student Services Center/EOP.  Bios for department academic advisors are coming soon. If you need to contact an advisor, see our main Advising Page.

Mario Lopez, Center Director

Dr. Mario Lopez“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” ― Nelson Mandela

Doctorate in Higher Education
Master’s in Public Administration (Emphasis Higher Education)
Bachelor’s Degree, Health Science 
Associate Degree, Liberal Studies

Professional Background
Director, Student Services Center, EOP, College of Health and Human Development
Coordinator of Advisement Services; Student Services Center, EOP, College of Humanities
Academic Advisor; Student Services Center EOP, College of Business and Economics
Los Angeles Community College District EOPS; Recruitment, Assessment Center, and Articulation
UCLA; Committee on Appointment and Promotions of Medical Staff (student assistant)

Renée M. Martínez, Advisor

Renée M. Martínez"Once social change begins, it cannot be reversed. You cannot uneducate the person who has learned to read. You cannot humiliate the person who feels pride. And you cannot oppress the people who are not afraid anymore." - César E. Chávez

Master of Arts in Art (Option Art Education) – Thesis, Creating Peace Through Art 
Master of Arts in Architecture and Urban Planning  (emphasis Environmental Justice)
Bachelor of Arts in Biology (emphasis Ecology)
Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies (emphasis Environmental Planning)   

Professional Background
Advisor, Student Services Center/EOP Satellite, College of Health and Human Development 
Director, Student Services Center/EOP Satellite, College of Business and Economics
Recruitment Coordinator/Advisor, Minority Engineering Program and Student Services Center/EOP, College of Engineering and Computer Science
Curriculum Coordinator, UCLA/LAUSD Community-Based Learning Program, Field Studies Development
Composition and Humanities Tutorial Supervisor, Academic Advancement Program, UCLA 
Composition Instructor, Freshman Summer Program, UCLA
Tutorial Supervisor, Freshman Summer Program, UCLA
Writing Tutor, Academic Advancement Program, UCLA and UC Santa Cruz

Baldemar Soto

Bio coming soon.