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Meet the Peer Mentors

Program Mentors

 

Sienna Ablorh

Preferred Name: Sienna
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Home town: Worcester
Class Year: 2021
Major: Psychology and History
Minor or Concentration: Africana Studies
Campus Involvement: COPE and CASA

 

 

Alison Apeku

Preferred Name: Alison
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Home town: Harlem, NY
Class Year: 2022
Major: Psychology
Campus Involvement: Black Student Union, Former Center of Career Development Sophomore Fellow

 

 

Dorean Asuako

Preferred Name: Dorean
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Home town: Worcester, MA
Class Year:2021
Major: Psychology
Campus Involvement: Kxplosion Media Representative and Resident Assistant

 

 

 

Meah Austin

Preferred Name: Meah
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Home town: Waterbury, CT
Class Year: 2022
Major: Psychology and Africana Studies 
Campus Involvement: Black Student Union Co-Chair, Women of Color Athletes (WOCA) Co-Founder 

 

 

Melanie Beato

Preferred Name: Melanie
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Home town: Bronx, New York 
Class Year: 2023
Major: Anthropology & Spanish
Minor: Business, Ethics, and Society
Campus Involvement: LASO (Latin American Student Organization)

 

 

Christopher Cicciu

Preferred Name: Chris
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Home town: Milford, MA
Class Year: 2021
Major: Political Science
Minor: Environmental Studies
Campus Involvement: Student Government Association Class President (2021), Working for Worcester

 

Darwin Contreras

Preferred Name: Darwin
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Home town: Bronx, NY
Class Year: 2021
Major: International Studies
Minor: Chinese Studies and Latin American, Latinx, and Caribbean Studies
Campus Involvement: Student Government Association and Latin American Student Organization

 

 

Rosario Dawson

Preferred Name: Rosie
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Home town: Bronx, New York 
Class Year: 2021
Major:  Economics
Minor: Latin American, Latinx, and Caribbean Studies  and  I am also doing the business certificate program. 
Campus Involvement: I am on the e-board of MECHA and a general member of Women in Business. 

 

Joie Dillon

Preferred Name: Joie
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Home town: Peabody, Massachusetts
Class Year: 2021
Major:  Chemistry, Pre-Dental Track
Minor: Chinese
Campus Involvement: Assistant in an Organic Chemistry research lab, Campus Ministry Head Communion Minister and LIturgical Coordinator, STEM+E and PAL tutor and intern, MECHA and ASIA member

 

Xinmeng Duan

Preferred Name: Brenda
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Home town: Dalian, China
Class Year: 2022
Major:  Psychology & Religious Studies
Campus Involvement: Interdenominational prace and worship team, college choir, international student social media coordinator

 

 

 

Kathryn Franco

Preferred Name: Kathryn
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Home town: Sleepy Hollow, NY 
Class Year: 2021
Major:  Neuroscience
Campus Involvement: Students of Color in STEM (SOCS), Research Assistant in Prof. Basu's Lab  and Pride 

 

 

Ioli Karageorgiou

Preferred Name: Ioli
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Home town: Athens, Greece
Class Year: 2021
Major:  Psychology
Campus Involvement: Student Programs for Urban Development (SPUD)

 

 

Kassandra Merino Muniz

Preferred Name: Kassandra
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Home town: Bronx, New York 
Class Year: 2021
Major:  Economics
Minor: Italian
Campus Involvement: Latinidad Identidad

 

 

Marie Robert - Peer Mentor Assistant

Preferred Name: Marie 
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Home town: Upstate New Hampshire 
Class Year:  2021
Major: Psychology 
Campus Involvement: Resident Assistant for the Senior Area & Treasurer for SGA 

 

 

 

Ashley Rodriguez Lantigua

Preferred Name: Ashley 
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Home town: Providence, RI
Class Year:  2023
Major: Sociology 
Minor/Concentration: Education  and Latin American, Latinx, and Caribbean Studies
Campus Involvement: Latinidad Identidad

 

 

Andrew Rolles

Preferred Name: Andrew 
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Home town: Brockton, MA
Class Year:  2022
Major: Psychology 
Minor/Concentration: Africana Studies
Campus Involvement:  Student of Color in Steam and Retreat Leader

 

 

Alyssa Stone

Preferred Name: Alyssa
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Home town: Scituate, MA
Class Year:  2022
Major: Psychology and  Peace and Conflict Studies (Self-Designed)
Minor/Concentration: Pre-Law track
Campus Involvement: Writer’s Workshop and HCF1RST

 

 

Omar Villalpando

Preferred Name: Omar
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Home town: Phoenix, Arizona
Class Year:  2021
Major: Psychology
Minor/Concentration: Pre-Health Track
Campus Involvement: LASO and Men's Club Soccer

 

 

Stephany Zabala

Preferred Name: Stephany 
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Home town: Providence, Rhode Island
Class Year:  2023
Major: Intended: Health Studies
Campus Involvement: LASO (Latin American Student Organization)