Gissel Ramirez is currently a senior at The University of Texas at El Paso majoring in Lingustics and minoring in Sociology. She is a graduate of Franklin High School and the daughter of Guillermo and Blanca Ramirez. Gissel is a member of the UTEP Miner D.R.E.A.M. She aides in developing leadership roles on campus. She is a member of The National Student Speech Language Hearing Association and last but not least is a member of Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority, which promotes women of poise and purpose, as well as The Alpha Sigma Alpha 1901 Society. In ASA she holds two “executive board” positions: Vice President of Membership Education and Vice President of PR and Recruitment.
Gissel has participated in “Project Move” which is an effort by campus to bring together all registered student associations and have them do all kinds of community service events on the same day. She has been an active member every semester since Spring 2014, volunteering for institutions such as S. June Smith Center, Girls on the Run, The Alpha Sigma Alpha Foundation, El Paso Special Olympics and Texas DOT.
Gissel mentioned that the opportunity of becoming a community ambassador is definitely an exciting one. As a part of the Sun Court she hopes to keep developing as an individual and wants become further involved in my community.