HESA 2016 Graduates

Congratulations 2016 HESA Graduates!

Meet the Graduates

  • Abdul Abad
    Hometown: Union City, NJ
    Undergraduate Institution: Hudson County Community College / Rutgers University
    Assistantship: Office of First Year Programs and Learning Communities – UConn Connects
    Practicum: Online Programs – Neag School of Education
    Current Employment: Higher and Postsecondary Education Ed.D. Program at the Teachers College of Columbia University
  • Ryan Baldassario
    Hometown: Niantic, CT
    Undergraduate Institution: Central Connecticut State University
    Assistantship: HESA Program
    Practicum: Office of Community Outreach, Office of First Year Programs and Learning Communities – EcoHouse
    Current Employment: Program Coordinator at UConn School of Business
  • Megan Brannan
    Hometown: Oneonta, NY
    Undergraduate Institution: SUNY New Paltz
    Assistantship: Rainbow Center
    Practicum: Community Standards, Community Standards Care Team
    Current Employment: Area Director at Lewis and Clark College
  • Virginia Cabrera
    Hometown: Dover, NJ
    Undergraduate Institution: Rutgers University
    Assistantship: Student Activities Programs Office
    Practicum: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Academic Services Center, Rainbow Center
    Current Employment: Program Assistant of Orientation Programs at Purdue University
  • Louis Cameron III
    Hometown: Gaithersburg, MD
    Undergraduate Institution: East Carolina University
    Assistantship: Center for Students with Disabilities
    Practicum: Counseling Program for Intercollegiate Athletes, Residential Life – Conduct
    Current Employment: Resident Director at Boston College
  • Aisha Folkes
    Hometown: Franklin Township, NJ
    Undergraduate Institution: Temple University
    Assistantship: Assistant Residence Hall Director
    Practicum: Intercultural Center at Eastern Connecticut State University, UConn Center for Academic Programs/Upward Bound
    Current Employment: Residence Life Coordinator at Towson University
  • Tina Harney
    Hometown: Voorhees, NJ
    Undergraduate Institution: University of Rhode Island
    Assistantship: Center for Career Development
    Practicum: College of Liberal Arts and Science Academic Services Center, Intercultural Center at Eastern Connecticut State University
    Current Employment: Career Counselor at Washington State University
  • Natalie Hershberger
    Hometown: Woodbury, PA
    Undergraduate Institution: Juniata College
    Assistantship: Vice President for Student Affairs
    Practicum: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Academic Services Center, Community Standards
    Current Employment: Program Coordinator for Leadership at George Washington University
  • Alberto Jacome
    Hometown: Barranquilla, Colombia
    Undergraduate Institution: University of New Mexico
    Assistantship: Assistant Residence Hall Director
    Practicum: Residential Life – Conduct, Office of Judicial Affairs at Eastern Connecticut State University
    Current Employment: Area Coordinator at Fairfield University
  • Erin Jouliot
    Hometown: Oak Harbor, WA
    Undergraduate Institution: Gonzaga University
    Assistantship: Careers for the Common Good
    Practicum: Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship at Wesleyan University, Global Training and Development Institute
    Current Employment: Assistant Director of Student Employment Services at Loyola Marymount University
  • Mike Malenfant
    Hometown: Lakeville, MA
    Undergraduate Institution: Bryant University
    Assistantship: Student Union/Student Activities
    Practicum: Community Standards, Dean of Students Office
    Current Employment: Residence Director at St. John’s University\
  • Huong Nguyen
    Hometown: Reading, PA
    Undergraduate Institution: Washington & Jefferson College
    Assistantship: Women’s Center
    Practicum: International Student and Scholar Services, Office of Student Affairs at the University of Hartford
    Current Employment: Educator Coach at Baypath University
  • Dominic Ortiz
    Hometown: San Francisco, CA
    Undergraduate Institution: Seattle University
    Assistantship: Assistant Residence Hall Director
    Practicum: Rainbow Center
    Current Employment: Resident Director at Loyola Marymount University
  • Alessia Satterfield
    Hometown: Southington, CT
    Undergraduate Institution: University of Nebraska – Lincoln
    Assistantship: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences – Alumni Relations
    Practicum: Office of Admissions, Community Standards
    Current Employment: Assistant Director of Community Standards at University of Connecticut
  • Michelle Scali
    Hometown: Reading, PA
    Undergraduate Institution: Bryant University
    Assistantship: Student Activities Programs Office
    Practicum: Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life, Rainbow Center
    Current Employment: Assistant Director, Office of Student Involvement at Southern New Hampshire University
  • Michael Thompkins
    Hometown: Westampton, PA
    Undergraduate Institution: Towson University
    Assistantship: Assistant Residence Hall Director
    Practicum: Vice President for Student Affairs, Community Standards
    Current Employment: Residence Director at Johns Hopkins University
  • Roberto Valentin
    Hometown: Wheaton, IL
    Undergraduate Institution: DePaul University
    Assistantship: Assistant Residence Hall Director
    Practicum: Dean of Students Office, Asian American Cultural Center
    Current Employment: Community Director at Saint Peter’s University
  • Lauren Way
    Hometown: Gorham, NY
    Undergraduate Institution: Ithaca College
    Assistantship: Assistant Residence Hall Director
    Practicum: Education Abroad, Center for Career Development
    Current Employment: Area Coordinator for Residential Education at George Washington University
  • Amy Wickham
    Hometown: Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
    Undergraduate Institution: Carleton University
    Assistantship: Assistant Residence Hall Director
    Practicum: Center for Students with Disabilities, Office of First Year Programs and Learning Communities
    Current Employment: Coordinator, Student Life and Learning at Brescia University College
  • Nancy Wong
    Hometown: Savannah, TN
    Undergraduate Institution: Pennsylvania State University
    Assistantship: Puerto Rican/Latin American Cultural Center
    Practicum: UConn Police Department, Dean of Students at Wesleyan University
    Current Employment: Program Coordinator for the Center of Leadership and Social Change at Florida State University