Meet the Staff
Interim Director of Centro Hispano; Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion
Ms. Picazo began the role of Interim Director of Centro Hispano on August 1, 2013. She facilitates Centro Hispano’s diversity missions to support the rapidly growing number of Hispanic students applying, attending, and completing degrees at UNCW through heritage and demographic workshops, community outreach, Hispanic faculty and staff networking, opportunities for bilingual students, culturally focused pre-college advising, professional networking, and student resources including study area, cultural library, and student organizations. She also is the new co-chair of the Latino Alliance for Southeastern North Carolina.
Masters of Arts in Teaching . East Carolina University, 2002.
Bachelor of Social Work. Appalachian State University, 1997.
MI CASA Program Advisor of Centro Hispano; Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion
Chris Montero, born in Venezuela, moved to Miami at age 16 to join his Cuban-American family. A graduate of Miami Southridge Senior High School, he travelled to Argentina, where he completed a certificate in radio and journalism, prior to his move to NC. An avid traveler, he began to shoot video in the islands of the Caribbean, also participating in numerous conferences dedicated to the sustainable tourism in St. Kitts, Cayman Islands, Turks and Caicos, Dominican Republic, Aruba, Curacao and Bonaire.
B.A. Communications Studies. University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2012.