Vanessa Muro-Marai

Vanessa Muro-Marai


Honored to serve as the Counselor/Coordinator for the EOPS, CARE, NextUP, and DRC programs and services at Columbia College. 

Before Columbia College, I worked as a program counselor for TRIO Student Support Services and California Career Pathways Trust at Imperial Valley College. I also worked with Student Employment Services at the University of San Diego. Before counseling in Higher Education, I worked for the County of San Diego Human Services Department as a Specialist in Medi-Cal, CalFresh, and CalWORKS programs. I also served as the Program Manager for Sacramento County After School Programs. I am a proud first-generation college student from Southern California and an alumna of the University of California, Davis and Point Loma Nazarene University.  

My passion is in working with and supporting students on their academic journey to success and witnessing students achieve their academic goals.

Course Taught:

GUIDE 18- Life Skills for Higher Education