Skye Gomez is a Oral and Public Historian from Victorville, California. She attended Victor Valley Community College and transferred to CSU, San Bernardino where she earned her B.A. in History. She then earned her M.A. in History from CSU, Fullerton. She specializes in Oral and Public History with concentrations in Indigenous, Chicana(o), Community History, and Grant Writing. In addition to her research, she has contributed to local and national museums and archives, several nonprofit 301c digital public history projects, and the National Park Service. Her goal is to assist student veterans achieve their academic and personal goals by providing program support knowledge, resources, and coordinating enriching cultural events.
Victoria comes to us from Ventura County, and more specifically Oxnard, CA. She attended Ventura Community College and received her Associate’s Degree in Social and Behavioral Science. She then transferred to California State University, Northridge and accomplished her Bachelors of Arts degree in Psychology. Victoria realized her passion of being an advocate for students and assisting them to create the most positive and enlightening experience throughout their educational journey. She pursued her purpose and received her Masters of Science Degree in Counseling, and College Student Personnel from California Lutheran University. Victoria is now our TRiO Counselor, where she continues to bridge the gap, empower community, and create access for our student veterans attending at COD.