Aurelio Puente ’16

Academic Computing Specialist, Claremont McKenna College

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Aurelio Puente is a recent CMC graduate of the class of 2016. Aurelio graduated with a Religious Studies (Honors) Dual Film (Honors) Degree, with a Leadership Studies Sequence. He worked at the Kravis Leadership Institute for three and a half years, helping to manage the website and social media. While at KLI, Aurelio provided support and media coverage during conferences with the support of his team.

Aurelio currently works with Information Technology Services at Claremont McKenna College. He serves as the Academic Computing Specialist and takes on a broad roll within ITS working with faculty support, video production, Sakai management, and faculty training.

Aurelio also serves as the Communication and Marketing manager for the Africa NGO, Water & Health For ALL. Water & Health For All is a non-profit that is rebuilding and maintaining water wells in Gulu for communities who do not have easy access to water.

Aurelio was born and raised in Mexico until the age of seven. He then moved to Houston, TX and has been in Claremont, CA for the past four years, where he will continue to work at Claremont McKenna College.