2013 Orientation Leaders

 

Alexa Hinds
 

Hometown: Seymour, CT
Years at Western: One
Major: Biology 

Words of Wisdom: Go to class and do your homework. College is harder than high school.

 

Billy Trotta
 

Hometown: Danbury, CT
Years at Western: Four
Major: Communications, Media Arts: Production, and a Minor in Marketing

Words of Wisdom: Make sure to take advantage of all the opportunities Western has to offer.  Joining a club, student organization, or playing a sport can help you get involved and make the most of your college experience.

 

Brent Bailey, Jr.

 

Hometown: New Haven, CT
Years at Western:
Two
Major: Psychology

Words of Wisdom: Experience everything with an open mind, you never know what will begin to matter to you.

 

 

Charles Greene-Cramer
 

Hometown: Marlboro, VT
Years at
Western: Two
Major:
Political Science

Words of Wisdom: Never try being someone you're not. 

 

 

Christopher Daniel
 

Hometown: Milford, CT
Years at Western:
Three
Major: Justice and Law Administration

Words of Wisdom: It is better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.

 

Charlie Dakin
 

Hometown: Bethel, CT
Years at Western: Four
Major:
Communications

Words of Wisdom: Love yourself and watch - today, tomorrow, always. - Osho 

 

Tom Dellamarggio
 

Hometown: Stratford, CT
Years at Western: Three
Major:
Accounting

Words of Wisdom: Enjoy college and try new things, it goes by quicker than you think.

 

 

Kayla DeLuca
 

Hometown: Cheshire, CT
Years at Western: Three
Major:
Social Work

Words of Wisdom: Be yourself, step out of your comfort zone, time management is key, get involved, and most of all have fun!

 

 

Carly DePaul
 

Hometown: Danbury, CT
Years at Western: Three
Major:
Social Work

Words of Wisdom:

Time management is very, very important! Learning to balance school with friends will help you have some fun, while still earning those good grades! Buy a planner-- It'll be the best investment you've ever made.

 

 

Tyler Gelbar
 

Hometown: Canaan, CT
Years at Western: Two
Major:
Communications

Words of Wisdom: Take advantage of the opportunities!

 

 

Jim Goggin
 

Hometown:  Naugatuck, CT
Years at Western: Four
Major:
Theater Performance

Words of Wisdom: Be good, be smart, be kind, be tenacious.

 

 

 

Emily Carpenter
 

Hometown: Andover, CT
Years at Western: Three
Major:
Nursing

Words of Wisdom: The key to success and happiness in college is to expose yourself to as many new things as possible then find your niche from there; Always pursue what makes you happy and follow your dreams.

 

 

Angelicca Heffner
 

Hometown: Bethel, CT
Years at Western: Four
Major:
Justice & Law Administration: Criminology and Political Science

Words of Wisdom: "You are given two names in life, the one you are born with and the one you make for yourself."

Western is a place for growth and opportunity. Don't be afraid to get involved; join a club, Greek Life, honor societies, sports team, or even find an on campus job. They will open up so many opportunities for you and you will meet amazing people along the way. Enjoy the journey, step out of your comfort zone, and make the best of every situation. You only get out what you put in to it so make the next four years the best!

 

 

Jessica Tryon

 

Hometown: Oakdale, CT
Years at Western:One
Major:
Pre-Nursing

Words of Wisdom: If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.

 

 

Kris Karvelis
 

Hometown: Bethel, CT
Years at Western: Four
Major:
Elementary Education/History

Words of Wisdom: Join clubs and get your name out there! College is fun when you participate! 

 

 

Kaleigh Metayer
 

Hometown: Bristol, CT
Years at Western:
Three
Major: Psychology

Words of Wisdom: One day in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful. - Sigmund Freud

 

 

Jose Lebron
 

Hometown: Danbury, CT
Years at Western:
Two
Major: Illustration & Graphic Design

Words of Wisdom: College is an opportunity to explore and test your boundaries of where you may want to be in the future and the best way to start that is by getting involved on campus.

 

 

Kara Mendes
 

Hometown: Brookfield, CT
Years at Western:
Four
Major: Secondary Education - Mathematics

Words of Wisdom: Go to Club's Carnival and join one club! If you're nervous to go alone, bring your roommate! The more you are involved on campus, the more you will feel connected and a part of the WCSU community!

 

 

Lauren Muller
 

Hometown: Norwalk, CT
Years at Western:
Two
Major: Elementary Education: Mathematics

Words of Wisdom: Getting involved will help make your experience at Western the best it can be.

 

 

Jessica Richards
 

Hometown: Brookfield, CT
Years at Western:
Two
Major: Elementary Education/Psychology

Words of Wisdom: One thing I found helpful when adjusting from high school to college was finding a study strategy that worked best for me. Everyone is different, so find one that works for you and stick to it! And also, buy a planner... it's the best investment ever.

 

 

Lauren Stone
 

Hometown: Waterford, CT
Years at Western:
One
Major: Psychology

Words of Wisdom: When you find your circle of friends, don't close your mind off to continuing to meet other people and make other friends.

 

 

Nicole Monahan
 

Hometown: Norwalk, CT
Years at Western:
Three
Major: Elementary Education- Psychology

Words of Wisdom: Get involved in every way possible. Joining clubs, going on trips, going to events in the residence halls and all the activities events on campus has made my time at WCSU so much fun and I've met so many awesome people along the way.

 

Ryan Noel
 

Hometown: Stamford, CT
Years at Western:
Two
Major: Computer Science and MIS

Words of Wisdom:  Take it all one day at a time.

 

 

Jessica Torres
 

Hometown: Meriden, CT
Years at Western:
Two
Major: Social Work

Words of Wisdom: Asking for help does not show weakness, it shows that you have the strength to turn your situation around and make the most of a lesson learned. Therefore, Don't be afraid to ask for help, especially when the going gets tough.

 

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