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 Nicholas Hudson, Ed.D, Director
Nayeli Lopez's Headshot Nayeli Lopez, Assistant Director

Pedro Rivera, Student Development Specialist
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Albert Betancourt, Student Engagement Coordinator
Angela Carranza Headshot 
Angela Carranza, Student Engagement Coordinator
 Daniel Perez Headshot
Daniel E. Perez, Student Engagement Coordinator
Victoria Moreno Headshot
Victoria Moreno, Student Engagement Coordinator


Christmas 2020


SOLE Vision

The Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement creates an innovative student experience that empowers students to become active and engaged citizens and leaders in a global society.


SOLE Mission

The Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement (SOLE) fosters dynamic, student-centered co-curricular experiences that challenge, support and empower students to develop critical navigation skills and strengthen their unique TAMIU experience and success.


Departmental Values

  • Self-Authorship
    • We hold as primary the positive development of student values, beliefs, identities and social relations to assist students become values-based leaders.
  • Experiential Learning
    • We facilitate developmental opportunities and co-curricular experiences that allow students to enhance, explore and actively shape their unique TAMIU experience.
  • Citizenship & Social Justice
    • We develop civically engaged, culturally competent and socially just global citizens.
  • Collaboration & Leadership
    • We champion collaboration, engagement and participation which are integral to support teamwork and interpersonal development.
  • Excellence & Innovation
    • We leverage creativity, current technology and industry knowledge for the benefit of our students and community.


 SOLE Strategic Plan





Student Center Suite 224
5201 University Blvd., Laredo, TX 78041-1900
(956) 326-2280
Fax: (956) 326-2279
E-mail: sole@tamiu.edu