Rev. Angel Pagán
Rev. Angel Pagán served for twenty years as an accountant for corporations and non-profit organizations, most recently in the American Baptist Home Mission Society (ABHMS). Pagán, senior pastor of the Lower Merion Baptist Church, PA., accepted the position with joy and with the vision to expand CCATE’s financial capacity and partnerships. Pagán who is from a Puerto Rican background and grew up in the Bronx, New York has an M.Div degree from Eastern University.
Dr. Cristina Soriano
Dr. Cristina Soriano is an Assistant Professor of History at Villanova University and the Director of Latin American Studies Program. She specializes in colonial and modern Latin America, slavery and resistance movements, and cultural/ social history.
Soriano’s knowledge about Latin America and Latino Society in the United States brings direction on this time when the immigrant and Latino community are confronting anti-immigrant policies in a rare environment. Soriano is from Caracas, Venezuela and obtained her Ph.D from New York University in Latin American Studies.
Mirna Zaragoza, native from Puebla, Mexico, is a professional financial specialist who graduated from the Instituto Politécnico Nacional of Mexico City.
Zaragoza works at Pfizer Inc. Campus Collegeville as the Senior Information Technology Auditor. She brings to CCATE corporate experience, and an important partnership with CRG Latino group of Pfizer Inc.
Dr. Catherine Bartch
Dr. Tulia Falleti
Tulia Falleti is the Class of 1965 Endowed Term Professor of Political Science, Director of the Latin American and Latino Studies Program, and Senior Fellow of the Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics at the University of Pennsylvania. Falleti earned her Ph.D. in Political Science from Northwestern University.
Dr. Falleti brings to CCATE opportunities to our students top open the perspective for college opportunities as is the OAS model in partnership with the Organization of American States.
Rev. Florence Li
Rev. Florence Li Maldonado is an American Baptist Minister with vast experience working with refugees and immigrants. Native to Hong Kong, Rev. Li understands the difficulties that immigrant families face when arriving to a new country.
Rev. Florence Li supports CCATE with her multicultural perspective and expertise.
Dr. Roberto Rodríguez
As one of the earliest members of CCATE, Roberto Rodriguez began to teach weekend adult computer classic 2011, and joined CCATE board in 2012. In 2014 he became the second chair of CCATE serving on this position from 2014 to 2018. During his tenure CCATE expanded from 3 programs to 32 weekly courses in seven areas including art, education, environmental care, music, health and nutrition, media and technology and languages and literacy.