Welcome to Marisa Lester, New UBRP Assistant Program Director!

Picture of Marisa LesterWe bid a warm welcome to Marisa Lester, who is joining the team as UBRP’s new Assistant Program Director!

Marisa came to the University of Arizona in 2009 as a transfer student from Yavapai College. She holds two degrees from the University of Arizona, a bachelor’s in agricultural technology management and education and a master’s in agricultural education. Since graduating Marisa has worked as an academic advisor in the Molecular and Cellular Biology Department and currently serves as Assistant Program Director for UBRP. Marisa enjoys working in the academic setting, especially working with college students. In her spare time, she enjoys playing strategy and video games, the outdoors, and spending time with family, friends, and her dog.