HESA 2014 Graduates

Congratulations 2014 HESA Graduates!

HESA 2014

Meet the Graduates

  • Abby Chien
    Hometown: Peoria, IL
    Undergraduate Institution: Western Illinois University
    Assistantship: Assistant Residence Hall Director
    Practicum: Asian American Cultural Center, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences’ Academic Services Center
    Current Employment: Program Manager for Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs at University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI
  • Shana Clarke
    Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
    Undergraduate Institution: Gustavus Adolphus College
    Assistantship: Vice President for Student Affairs
    Practicum: Rainbow Center & The Academic Center for Exploratory Students
    Current Employment: Assistant Director for Advising and Student Development at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT
  • Jasmin Estrada
    Hometown: Binghamton, NY
    Undergraduate Institution: University at Buffalo
    Assistantship: Assistant Residence Hall Director
    Practicum: Residential Life Housing Services & the Puerto Rican and Latin American Cultural Center
    Current Employment: Residence Coordinator at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in Charlotte, NC
  • Katie Farrington
    Hometown: Topeka, KS
    Undergraduate Institution: University of Kansas
    Assistantship: Alumni Relations within the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
    Practicum: Center for Career Development & the Office of Community Standards
    Current Employment: Business Development & Internship Specialist at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL
  • Truth Hunter
    Hometown: Oakland, CA
    Undergraduate Institution: Mount Holyoke College
    Assistantship: Office of Community Outreach
    Practicum: African American Cultural Center & Residential Life
    Current Employment: Assistant Director of Bard’s Educational Opportunity Programs at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
  • Jillian Ives
    Hometown: St. Johnsbury, VT
    Undergraduate Institution: Ithaca College
    Assistantship: Office of Academic Program in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources
    Practicum: Office of Community Standards & the Dual Enrollment Program in the Academic Services Center at Eastern Connecticut State University
    Current Employment: Academic Advisor at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT
  • Ben Jones
    Hometown: Greenville, SC
    Undergraduate Institution: Furman University
    Assistantship: Assistant Residence Hall Director
    Practicum: Residential Life Housing Services & the Office of Community Standards
    Current Employment: Residence Hall Assistant Director at New York University in New York, NY
  • Joey Kopriva
    Hometown: Aliquippa, PA
    Undergraduate Institution: New York University
    Assistantship: Assistant Residence Hall Director
    Practicum: Student Activities Business Office & Student Activities Journal Assessment
    Current Employment:Residence Hall Director at Columbia University in New York, NY
  • Sarah Lindahl
    Hometown: Aloha, OR
    Undergraduate Institution: Oregon State University
    Assistantship: Wellness and Prevention Services
    Practicum: the Office of Community Standards & the Asian American Cultural Center
    Current Employment: Program Advisor at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT
  • Corey Lueker
    Hometown: Mesa, AZ
    Undergraduate Institution: The University of Arizona
    Assistantship: Assistant Residence Hall Director
    Practicum: the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life & the Department of Communication Academic Advising Office
    Current Employment: Residential Area Supervisor at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, CA
  • Andy Nagy
    Hometown: Jessup, PA
    Undergraduate Institution: Susquehanna University
    Assistantship: Careers for the Common Good
    Practicum: Counseling Program for Intercollegiate Athletes and the Center for Career Development
    Current Employment: Academic Advisor at the University of Scranton in Scranton, PA
  • Keely Nearpass (Floyd)
    Hometown: Terre Haute, IN
    Undergraduate Institution: DePauw University
    Assistantship: Center for Career Development
    Practicum: Honors Programming and Events & Student Support Services
    Current Employment: Career Consultant at IUPUI in Indianapolis, IN
  • Kyle Neary
    Hometown: Tewksbury, MA
    Undergraduate Institution: Merrimack College
    Assistantship: Student Activities – Programs Office
    Practicum: Eastern Connecticut State University with Student Activities Orientation and Student Activities Leadership
    Current Employment: Student Activities Office Program Coordinator at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT
  • Dawn Ogali
    Hometown: Miami, FL
    Undergraduate Institution: Florida International University
    Assistantship: Assistant Residence Hall Director
    Practicum: the Women’s Center & the Intercultural Center at Eastern Connecticut State University
    Current Employment: Residence Hall Assistant Director at New York University in New York, NY
  • Kira Pierce
    Hometown: Storrs, CT
    Undergraduate Institution: The University of Connecticut
    Assistantship: Higher Education & Student Affairs Master’s Program
    Practicum: Community Service Learning Community & Pipeline Connect Program
    Current Employment: Special Assistant to the Executive Director at Year Up in Boston, MA
  • Jim Pierson
    Hometown: Johnsburg, IL
    Undergraduate Institution: University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
    Assistantship: First Year Programs & Learning Communities
    Practicum: UNESCO Chair and the Institute of Comparative Human Rights & the Yale University Office of International Students and Scholars 
    Current Employment: Recruitment Coordinator for the US Central Region at University College Dublin (UCD) in Chicago, IL
  • Dawn Savage
    Hometown: Mechanicsville, VA
    Undergraduate Institution: James Madison University
    Assistantship: Wellness and Prevention Services: Alcohol and Other Drug Education
    Practicum: Academic Achievement Center in First Year Programs and Learning Communities & Academic Advising in the School of Business & Honors Programming and Events
    Current Employment: Coordinator of Student Life and Services at University of Houston in Victoria, TX
  • Dani Sosias
    Hometown: Denver, CO
    Undergraduate Institution: Metropolitan State University of Denver
    Assistantship: Center for Students with Disabilities
    Practicum: Counseling Program for Intercollegaite Athletes & the Puerto Rican and Latin American Cultural Center
    Current Employment: Housing Community Director at Arizona State University in Phoenix, AZ
  • Gilbert Valencia
    Hometown: Fullerton, CA
    Undergraduate Institution: California State University, Fullerton
    Assistantship: Assistant Residence Hall Director
    Practicum: the Puerto Rican and Latin American Cultural Center & the Office of the Registrar
    Current Employment: Residence Director at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN
  • Shawn Washart
    Hometown: Bellmawr, NJ
    Undergraduate Institution: The University of Scranton
    Assistantship: Student Union/Student Activities – Programs Office
    Practicum: Rainbow Center & Residential Life
    Current Employment: Residential Area Manager at St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA