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Mustang of the Month - August 2022

Mustang of the Month August 2022 Gilbert DeLeon


Gilbert was selected as Mustang of the Month for the generosity of spirit he brings to his work in the Counseling department. Counseling is a critical step for students as they come to the college for the first time and throughout their entire journey with us through to graduation. Gilbert’s commitment to the core values of the college and his dedication to helping students positively affects thousands of students that come through our doors year after year. His nominator writes, “Gilbert is patient, kind, and is a true practitioner of "students first." He is courteous, knowledgeable, and goes out of his way to assist those in need.” Gilbert is another shining example of the qualities embodied by every Norco College Mustang which make our students feel welcome.

Mustang of the Month is designed to highlight employees that exemplify Norco College's core commitments mentioned below.

Nominations are solicited from Norco College employees. The college president will select a recipient each month whose achievements fit the criteria.

Award recipients will receive corral bucks and college-wide recognition.


Core Commitments 

Access – Be accessible Norco College Be a Mustang Manifesto
Equity – Be equity minded
Student Success – Champion and celebrate student success
Expertise – Be an expert in your field
Mutual Respect – Practice mutual respect with a belief in personal dignity
Collegiality – Be an excellent colleague accepting different perspectives with respect
Inclusiveness – Be inclusive
Integrity – Model integrity by maintaining an open, honest, and ethical space
Quality – Be a person of quality in all things
Environmental Stewardship – Foster environmental responsibility
Innovation – Innovate, inspire & seek creative solutions
Civic Engagement – Engage and listen to the Norco College Community


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