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Marco Polo Ramirez Becerra

Marco Polo Ramirez Becerra

Community Director for Stuen and Ordal Halls

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  • B.S., Corporate Communications, Marquette University
  • M.S., Student Affairs in Higher Education, Marquette University


Marco Polo was born in Ecuador but raised in New Jersey. He is a two time graduate from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Corporate Communications and his Master’s Degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education. While at Marquette, he was involved with Colleges Against Cancer, Sigma Phi Epsilon, New Student Orientation, and the Office of Residence Life. He is a proud Marquette alum, especially during college basketball season! Marco Polo is thrilled to continue his student affairs journey at Pacific Lutheran University as a Community Director for Stuen and Ordal Halls. He is excited to learn and work collaboratively with PLU students, staff, faculty, and community members. He hopes to provide inclusive spaces which are welcoming and respectful to all identities of the communities of PLU, Tacoma and beyond. His philosophy, guided by care for the whole person and being a person for and with others, is to ensure everyone feels heard, seen and valued. Marco Polo is a proud dog parent of “Magis”, a cocker spaniel mix, who also lives in Ordal Hall with him! In his spare time he likes to read and watch basically anything that is related to aviation. If you have a minute, ask him about his love for planes! He loves personality inventories and is a firm advocate of his number one strength, discipline. His top five strengths are discipline, arranger, harmony, achiever, and focus.