Cruz Arroyo is the Director of Extended Learning for Saint Martin’s University (SMU). He joined SMU after finishing academic training as a middle school teacher and has worked at SMU’s extended learning campuses for over 13 years. He is responsible for nontraditional and military academic programs including Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) unit courses and US Army, GoArmyEd academic programs. A lifelong advocate of higher education, he’s earned two CCAF Associate of Science degrees, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Occupational Education with a minor in Business Administration from Wayland Baptist University. He’s also earned a Master’s of Art Degree in Organizational Leadership from Chapman University, along with HR Certification and Nonprofit Leadership Certification.