Puente was established in 2016 for students in the CAPLA community to connect and create a dynamic environment for the collaboration of ideas and the acknowledgment of diversity.
- President: Julia Smith
- Vice President: Joshua Gonzalez
- Secretary: Tony Peña
- Treasurer: Serena Huaraque
- Communications: Maritza Noriega
- Eduardo Guerrero, Senior Lecturer in Architecture and Urban Design
Meet Julia Smith '26 B.Arch, Former President of Puente
“We all work so hard and need a break sometimes. And we need a community of people you can lean on if something crazy happens in your life,” says Julia Smith, a Bachelor of Architecture student who served as Puente's president in 2022. Learn more about Julia and how Puente provides the community she needs at CAPLA.