Abraham Lincoln statue on Carthage College?s campus.
Victor Escobedo

Victor Hugo Escobedo Jr.

  • Program Coordinator of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Student Success
Email Address:
vescobedo@carthage.edu
Office location:
Todd Wehr Center 109
Phone
262-551-6531

Biography

Victor is a first-generation college graduate, and during his undergrad time at Parkside, he was a heavily involved student who served on many different multicultural executive boards on campus. He obtained an internship with Kroger Logistics/Supply Chain in the summer of 2022, where he learned all the main functions of human resources and was assigned as the community outreach specialist for the summer. He excelled in his HR position while creating stakeholder relationships with the local Kenosha and Pleasant Prairie communities. Moreover, with all of his networking skills, he is excited to assist underrepresented students in building their network and assist with their professional development at Carthage.

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts — Spanish Language and Literature, University of Wisconsin-Parkside
  • Certificate — Community-Based Learning, University of Wisconsin-Parkside

Main responsibilities at Carthage

Victor develops and collaboratively manages identity-focused programs that help students to build their personal/professional networks, develop leadership skills, and gain access to the experiences they need to set and meet their career goals.

Favorite thing about working at Carthage

“The students! They are all creative, positive, and amazing leaders for incoming students.”