Leslie A Arriaga

Title: 
Adjunct Faculty
Primary Department:
Manages: Instructional Computing
Office Hours Additional Information 
Office hours - appointment only.

Leslie.Arriaga

Education 
Master of Business Administration
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
BSE, Civil Engineering
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
AAS, Web & Graphic Design
Estrella Mountain Community College, Avondale, AZ
AAS, Interior Design
Phoenix College, Avondale, AZ
Biography 

Since she began speaking at age 1, Leslie ceaselessly asked "Why" and "Where". Wanting to know how things worked was a daily adventure that catapulted her to imagined worlds of pretend play. Leslie enjoyed playing with blocks and although she didn't have Legos then, she definitely plays with them now. Building Barbie's house from all sorts of materials was such a joyous feat that sometimes playing with Barbie herself took a backseat. Enjoying math and science throughout school and having been surrounded by family who were engineers (dad is a Civil Engineer) and business owners, it was a no brainer to follow in their footsteps and study Civil Engineering at Arizona State University. Through encouragement from her family, Leslie was never daunted by the male-dominated industry of engineering and upon graduation proceeded to work for the US Army Corps of Engineers in the Construction Division of the New Orleans District. Having various interests and knowing she would not always work as an engineer, Leslie decided to obtain an MBA from Tulane University to become more marketable. Working on multi-million dollar construction projects was challenging but very rewarding. Now back in Arizona, Leslie enjoys working as an adjunct faculty at EMCC in the area of technology along with being a business owner and working for her church. Being a millennial herself has helped her connect with her students as she values transparency and out-of-the-box thinking. Her curiosity and passion drive her to make connections between the technical world and the world of art... both requiring creativity. Leslie values self-improvement and is a big proponent of paying it forward... Being blessed, to bless others. 

College Service 
2019-2021, AFA (Adjunct Faculty Association) EMCC Representative
2018-current, Designer and Co-creator of the the New EMCC Adjunct Faculty Online Orientation
Affiliations 
ASID - American Society of Interior Designers
ASCE - American Society of Civil Engineers
Chi Epsilon
Awards and Recognitions 

PE - Professional Engineer License

Classes Current Teaching
Name Title Term Days Times/Dates
CIS105 View class details for Survey of Computer Information Systems (CIS105)Survey of Computer Information Systems FAL19 MWF 11:00am - 11:50am
AUG 19 - OCT 11
CIS105 View class details for Survey of Computer Information Systems (CIS105)Survey of Computer Information Systems FAL19 MWF 8:00am - 9:10am
AUG 19 - DEC 13
COMM_ED400-10024 View class details for Basic Photoshop (COMM_ED400-10024)Basic Photoshop FAL19 R 6:30pm - 8:30pm
OCT 3 - OCT 24