Adela Galarza

Administrative Associate, UTeach Austin
Office Location: 
PAI 4.02

Adela is the Administrative Associate for the UTeach Program where she manages the front desk and assists in daily operations. Before joining the UTeach Program in 2008, she worked for the School of Human Ecology for 4 years in the advising department. There she developed skills using the mainframe to assist advisors in Q-drops, pass/fail, and grade changes per students requests. Adela schedules the UTeach courses in the Painter Hall classrooms and reserves rooms for faculty and staff. She also schedules meetings & conference calls for Dr. Michael Marder, the Executive Director of the program.

Something not many people know about you: I was born and raised in Austin, Texas. My husband of 30 years and I have 2 grown children, 6 grandchildren, and a dog.

What did you want to be when you grew up: I always wanted to be a nurse. I love helping people in need.

Favorite quote: Making one person smile can change the world – maybe not the whole world, but their world.

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