Dr. Vidalino "Vid" Raatior
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(408) 924 -2684
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Advising Areas: Alternative Break Programs (ABP), Summer School Abroad (SSA), SJSU Exchange (Asia and Oceania), Faculty-Led Programs (FLP), ISEP Programs in all countries.
Bio: Vid is a native Pacific Islander from Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). He studied abroad in the US eventually earning a B.A. in communications from the University of Guam, M.A. in school administration from University of San Francisco, and a Doctor of Education (Ed.D) from University of Hawai’i. During his 20-year career in higher education Vid has held a number of roles as International Student Advisor, Assistant Director of Study Abroad, Associate Director of the Center for Multicultural Learning, Director of the Pacific Islander Student Center and a STEM-focused initiative at Santa Clara University, University of Hawaii at Hilo, and University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC).
Fun Facts: Vid lives in the Santa Cruz area, loves to watch his kids play volleyball, basketball, football and golf....and when he's not working he engages in equity-focused initiatives.