Eileen is a CSUB Alumna and Graduate Student currently enrolled in the Masters in History Program at CSUB. She is the first in her family to attend and graduate from a 4-year university; she is also the first to attend graduate school as well. Apart from her studies, she devotes her time to helping others on campus. She currently works for the Graduate Student Center in providing grad students with the resources they need to ensure their academic success. In addition to her work for the Humanities Beyond Bars Oral History Project, she also works as a graduate assistant for the Historical Research Center and as a History tutor for the Arts and Humanities department. Eileen enjoys helping people reach their goals and believes that the positions she holds on campus has allowed her to be successful in doing so while also pursuing her passion in history.