Peer Mentors

Peer Mentor Interests Clubs/Activities

Chelcie Alcorn

Psychology major
Conceptual Foundations of
Medicine certificate

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

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

Medicine
Astronomy
Volunteering
TRIO Student Support Services, TRIO SSS Peer Mentor, First STEP, Research, AHN Healthcare@Home

Stanley Chwatek

Psychology major
Pre-medicine track

 

Athletics
Time with friends

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

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

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

Art
Game of Thrones fan:
(House Targaryen)

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

Reading
Scrapbooking
Dance
Fitness

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

Movies
Music
TV

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

Dance
Playing the Ukulele

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

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

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

Photography
Drawing

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

  TRIO Student Support Services, TRIO SSS Peer Mentor

Courtney Smith

Anthropology and Social Work major

  TRIO Student Support Services, TRIO SSS Peer Mentor

Samantha Varela

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

Hiking
Politics
Traveling
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

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

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