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Transfer Student Peer Mentor Program

Below are some of this year's Transfer Peer Mentors. Incoming transfer students will have a chance to meet these peer mentors, as well as others, at Orientation on January 20, 2013.

If you have any questions about the program, please contact the Transfer Student Coordinator, Samantha Proffitt.

Jennifer Auclair

 Jennifer Auclair, '15

Hometown: Brunswick, ME
Major: Psychology / Special Education
Previous College: Ithaca College
Current Involvement: Singers, Ambassadors, ELP, Tour Guide, Orientation Leader, Kappa Delta Pi (Educational Honor Society)
Goals: I hope to help transfers ask the questions and get the help they need to ensure a positive transition to Marist.
Advice to Transfers: Get involved! There is no easier way to meet people and become a part of the community at Marist. Take advantage of the fact that there are so many clubs and activities to choose from!


Megan Cote


Megan Cote, '16

Hometown: West Hartford, CT
Major: Criminal Justice
Minor: Psychology / Accounting
Previous College: University of New Haven
Current Involvement: Campus Ministry, Kappa Kappa Gamma, RHC, SPC, ELP, Criminal Justice Society
Goals: I hope to ensure a successful and easy transition into Marist.
Advice to Transfers: Get involved in everything you can.


Abbey Eglow


Abbey Eglow, '16

Hometown: Livingston, NJ
Major: Business Administration
Minor: Psychology
Previous College: Montclair State University
Current Involvement: TPMP, Advertising Club, NSLS, Emerging Leaders Program, Booster Club
Goals: To make the transfer students feel excited about being a part of this incredible Marist Community!
Advice to Transfers: Make sure you get involved on campus, because it is a great way to jump right into campus activities.


Angelo Ferrara


Angelo Ferrara, '16

Hometown: Pearl River, NY
Major: Business Administration
Previous College: Rockland Community College
Current Involvement: Italian American Club
Goals: I hope to share my experiences with incoming transfer students as best as possible while making them feel comfortable and welcomed here at Marist.
Advice to Transfers: Utilize your time here at Marist and take full advantage of any opportunity presented to you or that you create for yourself.


Kimberly Gomez

Kimberly Gomez, '17

Hometown: Peekskill, NY
Major: Psychology / Special Education
Previous College: Westchester Community College
Current Involvement: Zumba, Floor Hockey, Habitat for Humanity
Goals: I hope that everyone sees that Marist is truly what you make of it. It’s a great place filled with exciting opportunities as long as you’re willing to go for it!
Advice to Transfers: Every time you’re trying to find an excuse not to do something, that’s when you need to get up and do it. As a transfer, I was hesitant to get involved because I was afraid other students already made new friends and that would be it. Once I went to one activity on campus, it really made a difference.


Tara Johansen


Tara Johansen, '16

Hometown: Holmdel, NJ
Major: Communications
Previous College: Fairfield University
Current Involvement: Habitat for Humanity, Booster Club
Goals: I want to help transfers feel welcomed and comfortable at Marist.
Advice to Transfers: Be open and friendly with people.




Tatiana Miranda


Tatiana Miranda, '16

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Major: Communications
Current Involvement: Marist Ambassadors, Writer for the Generator, PRSSA, espresso, Career Services student worker
Goals: To be as helpful as possible during transfer students’ transition.
Advice to Transfers: Take advantage of everything the school has to offer.





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