Coordinator of Recruitment & New Student Orientation
Office of Student Recruitment & New Student Orientation
Coyote Welcome Center
Hello and welcome to your future at Chandler-Gilbert Community College!
My name is Yoroba Russell and I’m from the Greater Cleveland area where The Ohio State Buckeye’s
rule! I received my Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations from Notre Dame College, a small private school
in Ohio. I then went on to complete my Masters of Business Degree from the University of Phoenix
in 2008. My family and I relocated to Arizona in 2008 and enjoy the welcome change of sunshine and
My professional background consists of 9 years of working in higher education primarily working with
new students, re-entry and graduate students focusing on changing their lives with education. I also
have an extensive background in academic advising and financial aid expertise for students to be
successful from the beginning of their college experience until graduation.
My commitment to you as a student is I believe anyone can be successful with the best resources and
tools to support their educational and career goals. I look forward to working with you, please feel free
to stop by and say hello as my door is always open. My office is at the Pecos campus in the Coyote Welcome Center.