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TTU-CR Faculty Corner

Faculty in and teaching for the TTU-Costa Rica campus can access information related to library access, Blackboard basics, Strive, Classroom Technology, Textbook adoption, and more.

Welcome to Texas Tech University - Costa Rica! 

You have a team of faculty, staff and administrators to aid in your teaching needs. The list below showcases your primary points of contact for essential services supporting you and your students.

The remaining sections of this guide highlight programs, services, and technology specific to our campus.

TTU-CR Staff

Jeff Belnap, Dean & Faculty Supervisor
  • Course or program assessment requirements
  • Performance evaluations
  • Course loads and assignments
Sergio Villalobos, HR
  • Contracts
Carolina Obaldía, Payroll and HR assistant
Nelson Brenes, Facilities
  • Building and office access
  • Parking information and passes
Gloriana Salazar, Faculty Assistant
  • General administrative assistance
  • Onboarding and credentialing
Andres Cordero, Information Technology
  • Classroom technology
  • Network access
  • Software licenses (Zoom, etc.)
Aubrey Madler, Library & Learning Services; Student Success Programs
  • Textbooks and other course or instructional material requests
  • Library access
  • Tutoring needs and schedule
  • Program assessment reports and artifacts
  • Information literacy workshops
  • Blackboard use
  • Advising: Business, RHIM, and Retail Management majors
  • Other student academic success Initiatives, including Strive, common rubrics, and more.
Adriana Loria, Academic Programs, Advising, & Campus Registrar
  • Academic advising for STEM majors
  • Registration
  • Placement exams
Maria Fernanda Cardona, First Year Experience and Success Advisor
  • Academic advising & registration for first year students
  • Placement exams
  • TSI testing
  • Admissions assistance (first contact for students upon committing to TTU-CR)
Christine Steinvorth, Student Services
  • Accommodations
  • Title IX
  • Student clubs and organizations
  • Student Government
  • Student Conduct
Ruth Dyan, Student Wellness and Success Coach
  • Individual consultations with students regarding soft skill development and other personal wellness topics
  • Personal development workshops (classroom-based or stand-alone)

Jessica Fonseca, Career Services

  • Internship placements and course management
  • Work and Study program
  • Career skills and preparation