Patricia Gamboa is a native New Mexican that joined ISSS in 2015 as the Assistant Director of Sponsored Student Services. Prior to joining ISSS she managed the Pre-Academic Training Program for Undergraduate Panamanian students at the University of Arkansas and initiated agreements with Hispanic Serving Institutions to increase graduate student enrollment. Previously, she worked at the Higher Education Department in New Mexico and was appointed to the New Mexico Dual Credit Council aligning New Mexico’s high school competencies with college placement requirements. She also served as an adjunct faculty member with the School of Adult and General Education at Central New Mexico Community College. Other accomplishments include participation in the Legislative Fellows-Partners of the Americas Program in Mexico City, Mexico, the PhD Project, and the E. (Kika) de la Garza Fellowship sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. She completed a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) degree from the University of New Mexico and a Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree in Higher Education from the University of Arkansas. She loves spending time with her family, running, and enjoying nature!
Assistant Director, Sponsored and Exchange Programs