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Valentina Vega

Valentina Vega, Special Assistant to the Associate Vice Provost of Enrollment Management & Director of Undergraduate Admissions; Public Health Liaison

Valentina Vega
Visitor and Undergraduate Admissions Center
Virginia Tech
925 Prices Fork Road

Born in Colombia, Valentina immigrated to the U.S. at the age of seven, moving around until establishing residency in Virginia in 2007. She earned a bachelor's degree from Virginia Commonwealth University and a master's degree from Boston University. Prior to joining the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, Valentina was contributing to social impact projects at the Boston University Innovation Lab. She has also worked as a legislative aid and serves on the board of the Virginia Latino Higher Education Network.

As a first-generation LatinX college student, she recognizes the importance of supporting an equitable higher education system. In undergraduate admissions she hopes her administrative work and public health experience aids in providing a pathway to students with a dream to attend college.

Years working in higher education: 4