Peer Mentors

Chelcie Alcorn
Psychology major Conceptual Foundations of Medicine certificate

 

 

Interests: Working, Reading, Exercise, Music– listening and creating, Learning, Traveling, Concerts, Human and animal rights

Clubs/Activities: TRIO Student Support Services, TRIO SSS Peer Mentor, Animal Lovers’ Club, Pitt College Democrats, volunteer for Planned Parenthood of Western Pennsylvania, volunteer Political campaigns (various), work study at UPMC Mercy Hospital in nursing education

 

 

Jake Briemann
Molecular Biology major, Chemistry minor

Interests: Medicine, Astronomy, Volunteering

Clubs/Activities: TRIO Student Support Services, TRIO SSS Peer Mentor, First STEP, Research, AHN Healthcare@Home

 

Stanley Chwatek

Psychology major, Pre-medicine track

Interests: Athletics, Time with friends

Clubs/Activities: TRIO Student Support Services, TRIO SSS Peer Mentor, Best Buddies, Meditation Club, Intramurals

 

 

Khadija-Awa "WaWa" Diop
Film Studies major, Global Studies and African Studies Certificates

 

 

Interests: Film/Documentaries, Africa, Culture, History, Music, Art Solidarity, Food, Human rights

Clubs/Activities: TRIO Student Support Services, TRIO SSS Peer Mentor, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., National Pan-Hellenic Council, African Students Organization

 

Stephanie Fox

Communication (Marketing) major
Museum Studies minor

 

 

Interests: Art, Game of Thrones fan: (House Targaryen)

Clubs/Activities: TRIO Student Support Services, TRIO SSS Peer Mentor, Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority, Morale dancer for Pitt Dance Marathon

 

Kayleigh Gaborek
History major
Pre-education Track

 

 

 

Interests: Reading, Scrapbooking, Dance, Fitness

Clubs/Activities: TRIO Student Support Services, TRIO SSS Peer Mentor, Choose Life at Pitt, Catholic Newman Club, Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society, CHAARG, Pitt Off the Hook

 

Giulia Heydeman

Psychology and Religious Studies majors
Children's Literature certificate
Pre-Occupational Therapy Track

Interests: Movies, Music, TV

Clubs/Activities: TRIO Student Support Services, TRIO SSS Peer Mentor, Panther Psychology, Sigma Alpha Lambda Honor Society, Psi Chi Honor Society, Be the Match, Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences Peer Advisor, Hospital Elder Life Program volunteer (West Penn Hospital), work at Jeremiah's Place Crisis Nursery

 

Zara Khan
Psychology major, Religious Studies minor

Interests: Dance, Playing the Ukulele

Clubs/Activities: TRIO Student Support Services, TRIO SSS Peer Mentor, Pitt Mastana, Pakistani Students Association

 

Jesse Rippole

Chemical Engineering major
Chemistry minor

TRIO Student Support Services, TRIO SSS Peer Mentor

 

Jocelyn Rivera

Information Science major
Certificate in Leadership

Interests: Collecting souvenir pennies
Pinterest
Scrapbooking
Pittsburgh Sports
Theater/Arts
Site-seeing
Comic books
Video games

Clubs/Activities: TRIO Student Support Services, TRIO SSS Peer Mentor, Pitt Pennysavers, volunteer for Planned Parenthood, Pitt Program Council, OCC Honor Society, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Business Analyst intern with Duquesne Light Company

 

Roisin Sabol

Neuroscience major
Chinese minor
Pre-medicine track

Interests: Photography
Drawing

Clubs/Activities: TRIO Student Support Services, TRIO SSS Peer Mentor, Pre-Medical Organization for Minority Students, Epsilon Sigma Alpha Service Fraternity, Intramural Volleyball, Chinese Club, Volunteer at Children's Institute

 

Cassandra Slover

Neuroscience major
Spanish and Chemistry minors
Global Studies certificate

Clubs/Activities: TRIO Student Support Services, TRIO SSS Peer Mentor

 

Courtney Smith

Anthropology and Social Work major

Clubs/Activities: TRIO Student Support Services, TRIO SSS Peer Mentor

 

Samantha Varela

Political Science major
Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies certificate
Pre-Law Track

Interests: Hiking
Politics
Traveling

Clubs/Activities: TRIO Student Support Services, TRIO SSS Peer Mentor, Lambda Sigma Honor Society, Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Association, Pitt Public Debate

 

Desmond Zheng

Mechanical Engineering major
Studio Arts minor
Nuclear Engineering certificate

Interests: Reading
Drawing/Painting
Cooking/Baking
Food
Sports
Movies/TV
Concerts
Piano/Guitar
Exercising

Clubs/Activities: TRIO Student Support Services, TRIO SSS Peer Mentor, Formula SAE- Panther Racing Composites, The Thirst Project, American Society of Mechanical Engineers