Fall 2022 Orientation Leaders

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Returning Orientation Leaders

 

Afiwa Afandalo

Major: Africana Studies, Women, Gender, and Sexualities Studies. Studio Art Minor
Class: 2024
Hometown: Bronx, NY
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! Spring is my favorite season
What's your favorite place on campus and why? I love the STEPS building! It has amazing study spaces.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I hope to participate in the Iacocca internship program.


Emily Bernstein

Major: Psychology
Class: 2023
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I am really good at board games!
What's your favorite place on campus and why? My favorite place on campus would be the tables outside of FML when the weather is nice. I get to focus on my school work, but between classes I always see lots of friendly faces to talk to.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I want to create relationships I can maintain throughout my life.


Martha Bosworth

Major: Population Health and HMS
Class: 2024
Hometown: Pembroke, MA
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I have a hamster!
What's your favorite place on campus and why? I love Fairchild Martindale Library because it's a great place to study and socialize!
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? Go to every team's sporting event!


Todd Cummings

Major: Bioengineering
Class: 2024
Hometown: Sparta, NJ
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! My dog went viral on TikTok
What's your favorite place on campus and why? FML. It’s a good place to do work and to hangout.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? Eat every sandwich at the goose


Anna Donovan

Major: Behavioral Neuroscience
Class: 2024
Hometown: Needham, MA
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I have never had a cup of coffee
What's your favorite place on campus and why? I love FML because I can be both social and really productive.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I want to be apart of the bed races!


Cate Droogan

Major: Psychology
Class: 2024
Hometown: Darien, CT
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I am an EMT and drive the ambulance!
What's your favorite place on campus and why? My favorite place on campus is definitely Chandler Ullman, It is such a great study place with so many nooks and crannies. It is also so warm in the cold winter days.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I aspire to develop professionally and make a concrete plan for my future career.


Stephanie Eliseo

Major: Finance
Class: 2024
Hometown: Summit, NJ
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I am a citizen of both the United States and Croatia.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? My favorite place on campus is the Front Lawn because it's nice to spend warm days there with my friends!
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I hope to find a concentration within my major that really excites me.


Sarah Elsayed

Major: Earth & Environmental Science, Global Studies
Class: 2023
Hometown: Bethlehem, PA
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I've been inside one of the Great Pyramids of Giza before!
What's your favorite place on campus and why? I love the fourth and fifth floors of STEPS because of the view of Packard and campus, it's great place to study and get some work done!
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I really hope to travel and go abroad before I graduate!


Emma Flinchbaugh

Major: Psychology & Marketing
Class: 2024
Hometown: Riegelsville, PA
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I was a Girl Scout for 11 years.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? My favorite place on campus is Chandler Ullman because it has great study spaces.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I hope to publish a piece of research before I graduate.


Rhea Jadhav

Major: Marketing
Class: 2024
Hometown: Princeton, NJ
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I can walk on my hands for a minute!
What's your favorite place on campus and why? My favorite place on campus is the Lehigh Lookout because I love watching the sunset while talking to my friends!
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I hope to find a hobby that I am very passionate about!


Hasan Jashari

Major: International Relations and Economics
Class: 2024
Hometown: Antwerpen, Belgium
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I've visited +28 countries!
What's your favorite place on campus and why? The tables outside FML on a sunny day :)
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? Participate in a Study Abroad experience


Jackie LaMastra

Major: Economics and Mathematics
Class: 2024
Hometown: Westfield, NJ
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I have two dogs
What's your favorite place on campus and why? The Grind
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? Get an internship


Thomas Morrell

Major: Mechanical Engineering
Class: 2023
Hometown: Seattle, WA
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I have a golden retriever
What's your favorite place on campus and why? The UC because I like the architecture
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I hope to find out whats at the top of Packer Church


Ella Morrissey

Major: Journalism
Class: 2023
Hometown: Greenwich, CT
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I played the alto saxophone for nine years!
What's your favorite place on campus and why? The Front Lawn! I've been to a lot of awesome events on the Front Lawn, and it is a super great place to meet up with friends on nice days.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I'd like to go into every building on campus and also spend more time in the Bethlehem area. I'd like to attend a concert, comedy show, and see the Bethlehem star.


Sarah Nebbia

Major: Chemical Engineering
Class: 2024
Hometown: Glen Rock, NJ
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I have a fish named norm
What's your favorite place on campus and why? I love the study spots in STEPS on the 3rd and 4th floor because of the large glass windows and the white boards that I can do my work on.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I hope to take pictures with each statue on campus.


Matt Pariser

Major: Finance and Economics
Class: 2024
Hometown: Rye Brook, NY
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I’ve toured the White House
What's your favorite place on campus and why? Look out because it’s such an amazing view of the Lehigh Valley
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? Go abroad


Elise Prosen

Major: Psychology and Marketing
Class: 2024
Hometown: Potomac, MD
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I cannot straighten my pinky fingers!
What's your favorite place on campus and why? STEPS on the Fourth floor because the views are incredible and it is a relaxing place to study!
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I hope to be able to try all of the secret menu sandwiches at Johnny's!


Anneliese Rios

Major: Psychology
Class: 2023
Hometown: Santa Fe, NM
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I was once punched in the face by Taylor Lautner in the face... accidentally
What's your favorite place on campus and why? My favorite place is Stabler Arena! I love basketball and I love supporting the Mountain Hawks. When I am sitting in the stands there I feel like I am a part of something really big. Every game feels like its an addition to the history of Lehigh and I want to be there to witness it. There is a certain aspect of community among the fans whether we know each other or not, in those 48 minutes we are a family.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I really want to take a bunch of random and fun classes during my senior year. I have gotten most of my required credits out of the way so I plan on taking mostly art courses and music courses, possibly a furniture making course we will see.


Mia Rosengard

Major: Human Resource Management & Marketing
Class: 2023
Hometown: Needham, MA
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I lived in Tel Aviv during summer 2021 for an internship program.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? Linderman because the rotunda is gorgeous
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? Complete my Spanish minor to become more fluent in the professional world, and have an ability to connect with a more diverse group of people.


Lola Samiian

Major: Marketing
Class: 2024
Hometown: Englewood, NJ
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! My middle name is an allergy medicine.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? My favorite spot of campus is Linderman library because it is one of the most scenic places to study! The rose window is beautiful in the day time.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I want to go sledding down campus.


Matt Silverman

Major: IDEAS: Computer Science and Cognitive Science
Class: 2024
Hometown: Tinton Falls, NJ
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I am scared of bigfoot.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? Building C on Mountaintop. Great place to study and great views.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I hope to make friends and connections that outlast my time at Lehigh.


Sydney Williges

Major: Political Science & Psychology
Class: 2023
Hometown: Stroudsburg, PA
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I have five dogs.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? My favorite place on campus is the Front Lawn because it is the perfect place to sit outside and relax or do work when it is nice outside.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I want to take advantage of class opportunities and take unique classes outside of my majors.


Lexa Winigrad

Major: Finance
Class: 2024
Hometown: Fanwood, NJ
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! A fun fact about myself if that I played the piano for 7 years.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? My favorite place on campus is the rotunda in Linderman library because it is a gorgeous place to study.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? Before I graduate, I hope to try as many restaurants as possible in South Bethlehem.


 

New Orientation Leaders

 

Geena Abrams

Major: Economics
Class: 2024
Hometown: Westport, CT
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I'm double jointed in my hands.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? My favorite place on campus is the front lawn by the University Center. It is a central part of campus and I love sitting in the chairs with my friends or just walking though to see the pretty trees. I love how beautiful Lehigh's campus is and this part of campus truly encapsulates its beauty.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? High honors!


Sharon Akinmade 

Major: Biochemistry and Psychology
Class: 2025
Hometown: Nigeria/Currently Philadelphia, PA
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I have 6 names.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? My favorite place on campus is Lamberton Hall. Lamberton Hall is my favorite place on campus because I've had some of the best memories so far during my stay at Lehigh there, I've met some of my close friends there, I've had late night talk with my close friends and family there, and Hawk's Nest has really good burgers.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? One thing I hope to accomplish before I graduate is to test drive different career options.


Eli Alter 

Major: Cognitive Neuroscience
Class: 2025
Hometown: Glencoe, IL
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I have split my chin open three times.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? The rotunda at Linderman Library as I absolutely adore the stained glass.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? A great and respected leadership role


Trevor Belinsky 

Major: IBE Finance and Industrial & Systems Engineering
Class: 2023
Hometown: Yardley, PA
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I have never had a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? STEPS. Often very quiet and great views. Love studying here.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I continuously strive to develop a strong and diverse network which is one of the many reasons I became and OL!


Kiara Bhatia

Major: Finance/Accounting
Class: 2025
Hometown: Montclair, NJ
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I really want a pet chinchilla.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? My favorite place on campus is FML, because it's easy to get food and hang out with friends while doing work there and it's close to Farrington and most of my classes.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I want to study abroad or try something new through Lehigh that gives me a chance to study in a new place/environment.


Catherine Bigenho

Major: Population Health
Class: 2025
Hometown: Toledo, OH
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I love doing things outside (camping, paddle boarding, etc.)
What's your favorite place on campus and why? I love hanging out on the lawn in front of the UC because of the chairs to sit on when it's warm!
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I hope to engage in independent research.


Daniel Bramah

Major: International Relations and Economics
Class: 2023
Hometown: London, England
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I have a hyper-mobile elbow.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? FML, cause I love to study
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? Publishing my research


Mason Burger

Major: Economics
Class: 2025
Hometown: Bethlehem, PA
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! Dick Cheney gave me a bandage once.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? My favorite place on campus is the front lawn.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I hope to earn Deans List in each semester and secure a job before I graduate.


Jack Catlett

Major: Design
Class: 2023
Hometown: Louisville, KY
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I’ve never seen How to Train Your Dragon 2
What's your favorite place on campus and why? My favorite place on campus is Building C. I’m up there most hours of the day because it’s such an amazing atmosphere to work on all of my studio projects.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I hope to have successfully created a public art installation on Lehigh’s lower campus.


Emma Closter

Major: Population Health
Class: 2024
Hometown: Westchester, NY
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! My favorite sports teams are the NY Mets, Jets, and Rangers, however, I love watching any and every sport on TV.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? The lawn in front of the UC— it’s the prettiest place on campus no matter what season it is
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? Before I graduate, I hope to do research with a professor at Lehigh.


Becca Cohen

Major: Political Science and Psychology
Class: 2025
Hometown: Glastonbury, CT
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! My biggest fear is mayo.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? The Lehigh look out because it is a great place to look at the view and just think
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? Take part in the Lehigh Prison Project.


Isaac Curley

Major: Mechanical Engineering
Class: 2025
Hometown: Uxbridge, MA
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I'm a twin.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? STEPS because I am always productive when I work there
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? Have my name on a published research paper


Callie Davis

Major: International Relations & Economics
Class: 2025
Hometown: Boca Raton, FL
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I have 9 siblings.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? My favorite place on campus is Lower Court. I think they have so many options, and I absolutely love the pizza and french fries. It's honestly my happy place!!
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? One thing I hope to accomplish before I graduate is being able to study abroad in Italy.


Gibby Dicenso

Major: Marketing
Class: 2024
Hometown: Fair Haven, NJ
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I love art and to sing.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? The grind because it’s inviting and you can always get a snack
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? Get at least one more internship


Kevin Dotel

Major: CSB
Class: 2025
Hometown: Stroudsburg, PA
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! My great grandpa's horse was named after me!
What's your favorite place on campus and why? My favorite place on campus is probably UC's memorial lounge. I love its Victorian architecture.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? Before I graduate, I hope to increase Lehigh University's involvement with activities in South Bethlehem.


Tessa Dougan

Major: EES/ES
Class: 2024
Hometown: Nantucket, MA
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I live on an island!
What's your favorite place on campus and why? The tree area by SouthSide commons, it's always so quiet and there is a really good set of hammocking trees.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I hope to be able to experience college to the most of its potential, taking advantage of as many opportunities as possible and really getting a sense of how to use those skills/opportunities in life beyond school.


Lexi Fazzino

Major: Mechanical Engineering
Class: 2025
Hometown: Norwalk, CT
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I build a robot that set itself on fire.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? Drown back patio, great place to hang out with friends or get some work done with a great view.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? Become a team lead on the Formula SAE team.


Morgan Galvao

Major: Chemical Engineering
Class: 2025
Hometown: Branchville, NJ
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I've read over 1000+ books in my life so far.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? I love the Hillside cafe because they have good paninis.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I hope to study abroad and have an international internship.


Dominica Glenn

Major: Civil Engineering
Class: 2025
Hometown: Boca Raton, FL
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I love baking!
What's your favorite place on campus and why? STEPS because it is a perfect place to study with the best view of Lehigh University’s UC!
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? Studying abroad and gaining as much experience through internships.


Maya Goodman

Major: Political Science
Class: 2025
Hometown: Teaneck, NJ
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I’m half Australian!
What's your favorite place on campus and why? The STEPS building! It has an amazing view and it’s a great place to do work with friends.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I hope to run the Tuesday, 6:30am 4 mile run with President Helbe!


Tom Griffith

Major: Finance and Supply Chain Management
Class: 2024
Hometown: Allentown, PA
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I can say the alphabet backwards (and forwards)
What's your favorite place on campus and why? I love mountaintop campus because of the study spaces and having some of the best views of South Bethlehem.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? Attend a chicken finger Friday


Matt Hayden

Major: Integrated Business and Engineering
Class: 2023
Hometown: Scranton, PA
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! A very fun fact of mine is that I've never made or eaten a Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich!
What's your favorite place on campus and why? My favorite place on campus is anywhere on the Mountaintop Campus. The openness and vastness of the buildings on Mountaintop help me to do my best studying and thinking, and it is the place where I find myself when I need to step away from all the busyness and craziness of college living.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I hope to accomplish creating a start-up business either by myself or with a team, and I wish it to be something that can help college students excel.


Ben Hodson-Walker

Major: Finance
Class: 2023
Hometown: Sherborn, MA
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I've been playing guitar since I was 8!
What's your favorite place on campus and why? I love Rauch for the communal work spaces and I get to see my friends walking to and from class.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I want to eat at every restaurant on the Southside.


Aubrey Hunt

Major: Biochemistry
Class: 2025
Hometown: Lehighton, PA
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I have played volleyball for almost eight years… and I have played almost every position on the court!
What's your favorite place on campus and why? My favorite place on campus is Linderman Library because it is a great place for studying and the rotunda is absolutely beautiful!
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I hope to discover what area of medicine interests me the most and gain career experience in it by joining a research lab!


Charlotte Imperatore

Major: Global Studies and Spanish
Class: 2025
Hometown: Riverside, CT
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I am an editor for the Brown and White at Lehigh!
What's your favorite place on campus and why? The front lawn when it’s warm because there are always students on the chairs or playing games together!
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? Study abroad in Spain


Sarah Jacobs

Major: Psychology
Class: 2025
Hometown: Nashville, TN
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I am barista trained
What's your favorite place on campus and why? Chandler Ullman because the building is beautiful and open and great for collaborative work
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? going abroad!


Ali Kaplan

Major: Journalism
Class: 2024
Hometown: Wyckoff, NJ
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! A fun fact about me is that my entire mom's side of the family went to Lafayette!
What's your favorite place on campus and why? My favorite place on campus is the UC Lawn. I love to hang out there on really nice days with my friends and especially in the fall when the leaves are changing. Its a relaxing place to do work, eat, or socialize and its the prettiest view of campus in my opinion.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? Something I hope to accomplish before I graduate is to connect as many people from different places, backgrounds and academic fields as possible in order learn from them/become inspired by them.


Ethan Kennedy

Major: Psychology & Economics
Class: 2024
Hometown: Bethlehem, PA
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I love collecting records and listening to music
What's your favorite place on campus and why? Sayre because it's where I currently spend most of my time with my friends
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? Make as many friends as possible!


Cindy Kim

Major: Finance
Class: 2025
Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I am a camp counselor during the summer!!
What's your favorite place on campus and why? The Grind - that's where me and my friends grab food and hang out after our classes.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I would love to study abroad!!


Rish Kumar

Major: Computer Science and Business (CSB)
Class: 2024
Hometown: Siliguri, West Bengal, India
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I can speak four languages.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? My favorite place on campus is the Lehigh lookout spot cause it provides a beautiful view of the entire city of Bethlehem.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I hope to be able to create long-lasting and meaningful friendships in my time at Lehigh, and be able to reflect back on my Lehigh memories with a big smile.


Emerson Lederman

Major: Materials Science and Engineering
Class: 2025
Hometown: Madison, NJ
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I am partially scuba diving certified!
What's your favorite place on campus and why? My favorite place on campus is STEPS because it has lots of large windows that give it the perfect natural light for studying.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? Before graduating I hope to volunteer more in the Bethlehem community.


Jenn Lindley

Major: Journalism with Marketing Minor
Class: 2024
Hometown: Harrington Park, NJ
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! Sayre Lawn. I lived in Sayre C my freshmen year and I have amazing memories associated with sitting on the lawn in the sun, listening to music and doing work with my friends.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? My favorite place on campus is STEPS because it has lots of large windows that give it the perfect natural light for studying.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I hope that I am able to study abroad before I graduate.


Paola Magana

Major: Finance
Class: 2025
Hometown: White Plains, NY
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I have dual-citizenship in Mexico!
What's your favorite place on campus and why? The Grind at FML - A nice place to get work done while seeing friendly faces.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I hope to accomplish the opportunity to study abroad at some point!


Lily Makkas

Major: Bioengineering
Class: 2025
Hometown: Sherborn, MA
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! My track relay team in high school set a record for most disqualifications (5) in one 4x100 race.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? Wilbur Powerhouse because there are always so many interesting and innovative projects occurring there, and so many opportunities for creativity and to explore.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I want to participate in a research project, hopefully in the new health building being able to advance health research in the field of epidemiology.


Bridget Martin

Major: Undecided College of Arts and Sciences (planning on majoring in English)
Class: 2025
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I used to have a fish named after me.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? FML - I'm always able to be super productive and also love running into friends and other people while I'm there.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I want to go sledding down campus.


Aviela Maynard

Major: Design
Class: 2025
Hometown: St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I love scuba diving!
What's your favorite place on campus and why? The glass room in FML, it’s great for people-watching.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? Get a really cool, hands-on design internship and study abroad!


Brandon Moskal

Major: Biology
Class: 2023
Hometown: Wrentham, MA
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I've broken both my arms at the same time
What's your favorite place on campus and why? The front lawn, it's beautiful during both the sunny and snowy days.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? Develop myself as a self-sustainable person


Simba Mucharemba

Major: Mechanical Engineering
Class: 2025
Hometown: Harare City, Harare, Zimbabwe
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! My name is “Simba” and I'm the Lion King
What's your favorite place on campus and why? Iacocca Conference Center. It has the best view.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? Be a great communicator and to be able to influence other students in a positive way


Sammi Opalewski

Major: Business Undecided
Class: 2025
Hometown: Branchburg, NJ
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I am a twin!
What's your favorite place on campus and why? I like STEPS, because it is quiet and a good place to study.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I want to get on dean's list.


George Pentz

Major: Industrial and Systems Engineering
Class: 2025
Hometown: Sudbury, MA
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I like to travel.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? Upper court because they have a lot of great food, drinks and snacks.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? Do research


Lia Prato

Major: Marketing
Class: 2025
Hometown: North Branford, CT
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I play rugby!
What's your favorite place on campus and why? FML is my favorite place on campus because it's a great place to get work done while also hanging out with friends.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I hope to become involved in more clubs and continue to meet new people.


Alexi Psillos

Major: IBE (Mech E and Finance)
Class: 2025
Hometown: Toms River, NJ
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I can do a backflip.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? University Center. I really like food, and the UC is home of Upper Court.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I would like to take some of my business ideas and further them. Currently I only have ideas of some products I would like to create, however, I would love to have made some prototypes and receive some kind of consumer feedback before my graduation.


Josue Quintero

Major: Finance and Management
Class: 2023
Hometown: Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I love reggae! UB40 is my favorite band : )
What's your favorite place on campus and why? Career Center for Professional Development
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? Continue to empower and influence my peers to reach their goals and achieve success.


Erika Ramirez

Major: Architecture and Civil Eng
Class: 2025
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I have 4 Great Pyrenees dogs.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? My favorite place on campus is Mountain top more specifically building C. It is quiet in case I need to study and has the most beautiful view of South Bethlehem.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I hope to have built long lasting relationships.


Ethan Rednor

Major: Mechanical Engineering
Class: 2025
Hometown: Readington, NJ
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! My hair grows white!!
What's your favorite place on campus and why? My favorite place is Linderman Library because it's the coziest place on campus.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? Jump in every fountain on campus.


 

Paige Rhinehart

Major: Psychology
Class: 2025
Hometown: Clinton, NJ
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! My favorite animal is a sloth.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? I love Linderman because it reminds me of Harry Potter.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I hope to study abroad.


Ethan Riester

Major: Finance
Class: 2025
Hometown: Rochester, NY
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I wear a size 17 shoe.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? Definitely FML, it is a great place to study with a group of friends and to grab a quick bite to eat at The Grind.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I hope to have an extensive internship experience that will prepare me for employment after graduation.


Olivia Romano

Major: Industrial and Systems Engineering
Class: 2024
Hometown: Lambertville, NJ
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I ran a 5 min 20 sec miles time in HS.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? I would say outside FML or in Farrington when it's nice because you always see people pass by who you know and it makes me happy.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I hope to join the club soccer team and make as many connections as possible while I'm at Lehigh.


Joseph Sanchez

Major: Computer science and business
Class: 2025
Hometown: Chatham, NJ
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I love playing basketball.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? My favorite place on campus are the dining halls. I love food and can stay there for hours just eating.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I hope to create my own website through programming languages.


Lauren Schiffman

Major: Psychology
Class: 2025
Hometown: Florham Park, NJ
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I can list all of the presidents in order.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? My favorite place on campus is Linderman library. Sitting in the rotunda between the bookshelves is the perfect view while I study.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? Before I graduate, I hope to become more involved in the Lehigh community and take on more leadership roles in clubs on campus.


Averie Schnupp 

Major: Architecture
Class: 2025
Hometown: Lafayette Hill, PA
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I can speak Chinese.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? Mountain Top- I started going up there for my design classes and I ended up loving how secluded and empty it always is up there. It's a very relaxing place to get work done because not many people are around. I also love how the building is covered in windows that looks out over the mountain and the lower part of campus.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I want to get involved in more organizations/opportunities that push myself out of my comfort zone and really take advantage of different things on campus. Meaning joining the OFYE is one but I definitely want to embrace/find other opportunities I can get involved in around campus, perhaps being a tutor or tour guide.


Will Shin 

Major: Economics
Class: 2024
Hometown: Pearl River, NY
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! Loved to Wrestle
What's your favorite place on campus and why? My room in Maida. This is where I sleep and enjoy my time with the people around me.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I hope to receive and internship my junior year.


Julia Spinelli

Major: Finance/Marketing
Class: 2025
Hometown: Long Hill, NJ
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! My favorite season is fall.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? Second floor of Williams hall for uninterrupted studying.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I hope to use the resources and network at Lehigh to find a summer internship.


Taylor Stanley

Major: Computer Science and Engineering
Class: 2025
Hometown: Freehold, NJ
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I play piano.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? I really like the STEPS building. There’s a lot of natural light which I enjoy when studying and working.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I really hope to study abroad before I graduate. There are so many places I want to see and I love to travel.


Lucie Swan

Major: Psychology
Class: 2024
Hometown: Stamford, CT
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I have a song on Spotify.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? My favorite place on campus is bone
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I want to ski down the Zoellner hill.


Delfina Szigethy

Major: Undecided
Class: 2025
Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I work at a yoga studio at home and enjoy practicing yoga!
What's your favorite place on campus and why? My favorite spot on campus is University Walk because I love the view of the trees lining the walk and also sitting on the benches is very peaceful to me.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I hope to make connections, feel prepared for my life after Lehigh, and find more specific interests.


Sonia Trinkle

Major: Bioengineering
Class: 2025
Hometown: Westport, CT
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I have dual citizenship in the U.S. and Ireland.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? The Williams greenhouse! It is a great place to study outside during the winter because it isn't too cold, and it gets so much natural light!
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? Get a picture with our mascot Clutch


Sydney Volheim

Major: IDEAS
Class: 2025
Hometown: Littleton, CO
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I do not ski even though I’m from Colorado.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? Chandler Ulman because it’s a really pretty building and a good place to study.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I want to see and interact with a snake in the wild.


Nicole Weissman

Major: Psychology
Class: 2025
Hometown: Rye, NY
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I have an extra bone in my foot.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? The grind because I love the smoothies.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I hope to be a part of the bed races.


Julia Wilczynski

Major: Political Science with a minor in Business
Class: 2025
Hometown: Warren, NJ
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I am fluent in Polish.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? My favorite place on campus is Linderman Library because of the stunning architecture and history behind it.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? Before I graduate, I hope to study abroad.


Sydney Williams

Major: Biomechanical Engineering
Class: 2025
Hometown: West Palm Beach, FL
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I'm a competitive bodybuilder.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? Linderman library because it's peaceful, productive, and no one bothers me here.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? Getting better at time management and being more productive with my time.


Amy Zage

Major: Accounting
Class: 2024
Hometown: Franklin Lakes, NJ
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I've never chewed gum before.
What's your favorite place on campus and why? The rooftop at Rauch because its so nice to sit up there and do work- especially in like 50/60 degree weather where its a little chilly but the sun is out and its just such a great place to meet with friends or do work alone.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? Before I graduate I hope to find a new interest or passion that I never knew I had.


Maggie Zhou

Major: Finance and Accounting
Class: 2025
Hometown: Lakewood, CO
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I can wiggle my ears!
What's your favorite place on campus and why? Common grounds because I love the food and and the workers are super nice. It's also super close to my dorm but still a nice place to do work and hang out.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I want to poke one of the deer.


Maya Zucker

Major: International Relations & Business Information Systems
Class: 2025
Hometown: Basking Ridge
Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I took a gap year!
What's your favorite place on campus and why? Common grounds — good coffee and a good place to study!
What is one thing you hope to accomplish before you graduate? I hope to study abroad before I graduate.