Celia Velez has worked in higher education for six years assisting many first generation and non-traditional students. Helping students navigate the complex world of financial aid and scholarships is Celia’s strong suit. She enjoys spending quality time with each student to ensure that he/she makes the most informed decision.
Prior to working for the University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine, she worked as Scholarship and Grant Coordinator at Texas A&M University-San Antonio managing the institutional scholarship program and providing loan counseling. She also served as an Enrollment Specialist where she assisted students with admissions, financial aid, registration and veteran benefits. She co-chaired the Financial Aid Council of San Antonio - a network of financial aid administrators, college access advisors, and high school counselors seeking to remove financial aid barriers for students.
Celia obtained a Master of Business Administration from Texas A&M University-San Antonio and Bachelor of Business Administration from St. Edward’s University.