Luis Aranda, M.S.
Luis (he/him) is an Assistant Director at the Center for Inclusive and Academic Excellence, focusing on pre-college and transition programming. He also serves as the program lead for the Storm Lake Scholars program.
Luis is a staunch student advocate, as seen throughout his decade-plus career in student affairs and higher education. Luis’ expertise includes residential living, first-year experience, peer mentoring, student conflict resolution, organizational development, and student engagement.
Luis lives with his wife and four children in Mount Pleasant, Iowa. Luis is a native Chicagoan who grew up in the Little Village neighborhood. In his free time, he enjoys helping coach his children in baseball/softball and wrestling, cooking, and engaging in conversation about pop culture and trends.