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Meet the Global First Year Staff: Tricia Ortega


Meet Tricia Ortega! She is the Associate Director of Admissions here at Global FIU.

Associate Director of Admissions Tricia Ortega

Hometown: Canton, Ohio

Education: B.S. in Criminal Justice- Johnson & Wales University, MBA- Nova Southeastern University

Favorite Food: “Tough decision between Italian and Mexican.”

Favorite part of the job: “I love helping someone have the opportunity to study in the US.”

What Tricia loves most about Global First Year: “I love our team’s ability to facilitate our student’s needs. It’s very rewarding to watch our students progression throughout their time with us.”

Favorite Miami spot: “The beach!”

Place in the world Tricia would most like to visit: “My list is so long! I hope to one day have a chance to visit every country.”

Fun Fact: “I’ve been to 29 of the 50 states!”


Have a question for Tricia? You can reach her here.




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