Claribel Azcona hails from the Bronx, NY. She received a Masters degree in Higher Education Administration at Florida International University in Miami, FL and her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology at Union College in Schenectady, NY. She’s currently a Residence Director at St. Johns University in Queens, NY, where she supervises twelve Resident Assistants and oversees a first-year hall comprised of 570 residents. Claribel is passionate about diversity and inclusion and helping underrepresented students navigate their collegiate journey.
One of her favorite things to do is travel the world! Some of the places she’s been to include Egypt, Costa Rica, Dubai, and Italy. Her expectations for this voyage are to be able to build an inclusive community, but also help her residents reflect on the different experiences and learn from the people they will encounter. In addition, Claribel expects this experience to change her for the rest of her life in a positive way and to have fun!