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Marsella G Ortiz


Marsella G. Ortiz

Norco College Alumni Spotlight (2020)

My name is Marsella G. Ortiz. I attended Norco College and participated in the Puente Program and the STEM Scholars Program earning an earning an A.S. in Math and Science. Patricia Gill was my Puente Mentor. I transferred to Cal State East Bay and majored in Chemistry, Biological Sciences. I was involved in various programs at Cal State East Bay including the GANAS Program and MEChA. In addition I was a a Water Quality Summer Intern in 2016 for the City of Bend conducting and compiling research for the development of a private stormwater facility database. I earned my Bachelor’s In Science in Chemistry, with a Minor in Biological Sciences and Option: Forensic Sciences in June 2017. After graduation, my first employer was Eurofins Environmental Testing US in Sacramento, California where I worked as a Chemist. Currently, I am a Chemist at Thermo Fisher Scientific: Pharma Services.