Nancy Medina, associate director of financial aid, was born and raised in Bell Gardens, California and graduated from Bell Gardens High School. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Occidental College. While a student at Occidental, Nancy was a work-study student in both the Admission and Financial Aid offices. After graduating, Nancy obtained a job as a Financial Aid Counselor at Occidental and worked there for eight years before coming to Pitzer. Nancy’s tasks include managing the Cal Grant program, overseeing the office’s software system, reviewing aid eligibility, and counseling students and their families. Nancy is also fluent in Spanish and is available to counsel Spanish-speaking families. When not at work, Nancy stays busy by caring for her son and her two cats. They are all a handful!