Meet the NSO leaders

Meet the NSO leaders

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Ares Vega is a 2018 New Student Orientation leader. 

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Ares Vega

Year: Sophomore

What is your major?
Biomedical Engineering

Where's your favorite study spot on campus?
Room 222

What's your favorite creamery ice cream flavor?
Death by Chocolate

What advice do you have for incoming students?
Get involved and remember balance.  Figure out a schedule that balances classes, studying, and friends.

 

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Brooke is a 2018 New Student Orientation leader. 

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Brooke Brumbach

Year: Sophomore

What is your major?
Business

Where's your favorite hidden spot on campus?
Library

What's your favorite creamery ice cream flavor?
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

What advice do you have for incoming students?
Get involved and pay attention to everything going on. 

 

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Destiny is a 2018 New Student Orientation leader. 

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Destiny Mercado

Year: Junior

What is your major?
Immunology

Where's your favorite study spot on campus?
Room 310

What's your favorite creamery ice cream flavor?
Bittersweet Mint

What advice do you have for incoming students?
Don’t be afraid of your professors.

 

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Harshel is a 2018 New Student Orientation leader. 

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Harshal Patel

Year: Senior

What is your major?
Information and Sciences Technology

Where's your favorite study spot on campus?
Second floor lounge

What's your favorite creamery ice cream flavor?
Mango

What advice do you have for incoming students?
Get involved.

 

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Jared is a 2018 New Student Orientation leader. 

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Jared Serafin

Year: Junior

What is your major?
Geosciences

Where's your favorite study spot on campus?
Room 222

What's your favorite creamery ice cream flavor?
Death by Chocolate

What advice do you have for incoming students?
Get involved on campus, but know your limits. Do the things you care about.

 

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Jennifer is a 2018 New Student Orientation leader. 

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Jennifer Bosques

Year: Sophomore

What is your major?
Business

Where's your favorite study spot on campus?
Student Lounge

What's your favorite creamery ice cream flavor?
Cookies and Cream

What advice do you have for incoming students?
Don’t be scared to try new things and talk to people.

 

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Katie is a 2018 New Student Orientation leader. 

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Katie Kravatz

Year: Junior

What is your major?
Kinesiology

Where's your favorite study spot on campus?
Library

What's your favorite creamery ice cream flavor?
Happy Happy Joy Joy

What advice do you have for incoming students?
Be open to new experiences and don’t hold back, amazing things happen here.

 

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Kayla is a 2018 New Student Orientation leader. 

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Kayla Rivera

Year: Senior

What is your major?
Psychology

Where's your favorite study spot on campus?
Lion’s Den

What's your favorite creamery ice cream flavor?
Bittersweet Mint

What advice do you have for incoming students?
Get out of your comfort zone.

 

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Kenny is a 2018 New Student Orientation leader. 

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Kenny Chang

Year: Junior

What is your major?
Project and Supply Chain Management

Where's your favorite study spot on campus?
Room 219

What's your favorite creamery ice cream flavor?
Alumni Swirl

What advice do you have for incoming students?
Get involved, don’t miss out on this campus.

 

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Kyle is a 2018 New Student Orientation leader. 

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Kyle Gilbert

Year: Sophomore

What is your major?
Veterinary Medicine

Where's your favorite study spot on campus?
Computer Lab

What's your favorite creamery ice cream flavor?
Coffee

What advice do you have for incoming students?
Understand your unique needs, don’t compare yourself to those around you.

 

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Lee is a 2018 New Student Orientation leader. 

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Lee Alayon

Year: Junior

What is your major?
Plant Sciences

Where's your favorite study spot on campus?
Room 304

What advice do you have for incoming students?
Get involved in clubs and try new things.

 

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Sahira is a 2018 New Student Orientation leader. 

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Sahira Mughal

Year: Sophomore

What is your major?
Biobehavioral Health

Where's your favorite study spot on campus?
Any empty room

What's your favorite creamery ice cream flavor?
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

What advice do you have for incoming students?
Take a look around campus and see what you like.

 

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Soma is a 2018 New Student Orientation leader. 

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Soma Asad

Year: Sophomore

What is your major?
Biobehavioral Health

Where's your favorite study spot on campus?
Fitness Center

What's your favorite creamery ice cream flavor?
Vanilla

What advice do you have for incoming students?
Do what interests you and you’ll be happiest.