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Gayla Amosa, Academic Advisor for Basic Composition/ESL

Gayla AmosaOur new Academic Advisor for Basic Composition and ESL, is Gayla Amosa. She is from the North Shore of Oahu, in Hawaii. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Design/Art from California State University Dominguez Hills, a teaching degree from Brigham Young University Hawaii in secondary education and a Master's Degree in Counseling from the University of Phoenix. She taught Art at Kahuku High in Hawaii for eight years and was a counselor there for the last ten years. Gayla enjoys spending time with family, camping, swimming, and hiking. She also loves reading good books and writing. What she likes best about working at UVU with the ESL and basic comp students and staff and faculty is the great friendly atmosphere. She says, "Everyone is so welcoming and helpful. It just feels like home."  

Office: LA 221R
Phone: 801.863.8729

Elizabeth Nield, Operations Coordinator - English as a Second Language Department and Community Ed ESL Courses

Elizabeth NieldIs from Cancun, Mexico and she has a B.A. from LA SALLE Cancun University in Business Administration. She has experience in human relations, customer service, and quality control for 8 years at hotels in Mexico and in United States. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, snowmobiling, swimming, camping, hiking, and watching movies. Also, Elizabeth likes to work for Basic Composition and ESL department because she gets to meet interesting students and the different cultures that they are from.

Office: LA 234G
Phone: 801.863.6865

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Office: LA TBA
Phone: 801.863.6404

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TBA, Student Assistant for English Conversation Club


Office: LA 234b
Phone: 801.863.6402

Juan Carlos Fuentes, Student Assistant for Basic Composition and ESL

Juan Carlos FuentesIs from Mexico City and he grew up into a lovely family. He is the oldest of five brothers, he studied Accounting in Mexico, and at UVU he is studying Business Management. He likes to organize, create and to be involved in projects. Juan enjoys having time with his family, eat together, and talk with them. Also, he likes to watch movies with his friends, play in the snow, swim, and play basketball.

Office: LA 234B
Phone: 801.863.7249/6161


Lilly Citlalli Munguia, Student Assistant for ESL Community Education

Lilly Citlalli MunguiaIs from Mexico City, she is a junior in the Community Health Program at UVU. She graduated with an Associate of Applied Science degree and a Medical Assistant Certification from LDS Business College in Salt Lake City, Utah. Lilly enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, camping and spending time admiring the beautiful landscapes in Utah. She also loves music, dance, folklore, art and learn from different cultures.

Office: LA 234B
Phone: 801.863.7249/6161

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