SDSU Imperial Valley News
- May 26
Cross-Cultural Center Hosts First Ceremony for 44 Transfronterizx Students. Mexicali — San Diego State University-Imperial Valley’s Cross-Cultural Center hosted the first “Building Bridges” binational graduation ceremony meant to create a celebratory space for family members who were unable to participate in the main graduation held recently in Calexico.
- Jan 27
CALEXICO — Though the San Diego State University-Imperial Valley Cross-Cultural Center does not yet have a physical space on campus, it occupies the mind of Vannessa Falcon Orta, who was recently hired to serve as faculty director for the newly created center.
- Jan 2
Dr. Vannessa Falcón Orta is drawn to the complexity, the challenge, and the uniqueness of life in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands. She will tell you that living in the San Diego-Tijuana border region shaped who she is. Researching the intricacies that isolate and shape individuals living in the U.S.-Mexico transborder region became the basis of her Ph.D. research.