Peer Mentor Services

Bryn Mawr College

Mentors

Peer Mentor Team – Fall 2021 & Spring 2022

Brecon & Batten

Emily Aguilar ’22

 

Pronouns: she/her

Major: Classical Languages

Extracurriculars: SPEAC: Students Promoting Equity in Archaeology and Classics, Traditions 

Departments you can ask me about: Classics 

Professors you can ask me about: Radcliffe G. Edmonds III, Catherine Conybeare, Annette Baertschi, Asya Sigelman, Jamie Taylor, Adrienne Prettyman, Catherine Baker, Anne McGuire 

Past Dorms: I’ve lived in Brecon all four years and have lived on each floor once! 

About me:

Hi! I’m so excited to be a peer mentor in Brecon this year! I’m a senior Classical Languages major from Moorpark, California. Brecon is my favorite place on campus and I love studying or just hanging out in the hallways and common rooms. When I’m not in the dorm, I’m spending time with my friends at a Classics event or helping plan the next tradition. Feel free to reach out to me with any and all questions, especially help with languages, doing independent research, or dealing with imposter syndrome. I’m looking forward to meeting you!

Contact Me: eaguilar@brynmawr.edu

Julia Billera ’23

 

Pronouns: she/her
Major: Classical Languages, MathematicsExtracurriculars: Peer Tutor, Classics Major Rep, Students Promoting Equity in Archaeology and ClassicsDepartments you can ask me about: Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies; MathematicsProfessors you can ask me about: Victor Donnay, Lisa Traynor, John Bergdall, Paul Melvin, Peter Kasius, Radcliffe Edmonds, Catherine Conybeare, Asya Sigelman, Kate RiestenbergPast Dorms: RockAbout me: Hi all! I’m Julia, a junior from Arlington, VA. Outside of school, I like to write and work with kids. I’m very excited to be a peer mentor this year because I love helping people find their academic passions. I’m always willing to break out Microsoft Excel to help you plan, or just to provide a listening ear. I look forward to meeting new people and exploring even more aspects of Bryn Mawr that we missed during quarantine last year. Please email me with questions or just to say hi!Contact Me: jbillera@brynmawr.edu

Denbigh

Jaclyn Lo ’22

Pronouns: she/her

Major: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Minor: Health Studies

Extracurriculars: Health & Wellness Center Advisory Board, Asian Students Association, General Chemistry Lab TA, Biology Lecture TA

Departments you can ask me about: Biology, Chemistry, Health Studies, Dance

Professors you can ask me about: Dr. Lisa Watkins, Dr. Tamara Davis, Dr. Monica Chander, Dr. Olga Karagiardi, Dr. Yan Kung, Dr. Michelle Francl, Dr. Adam Williamson, Daisy Sudparid, Dr. Laurel M. Peterson, Dr. Bill Malachowski, Dr. Lela Aisha Jones 

Past Dorms: Merion, Pembroke West

About me:

Hi! I’m Jaclyn! I’m a senior and one of the Head Peer Mentors. I’m super excited to be in Denbigh again for my senior year. I’ve lived in New Jersey, Canada, and Singapore, and I love to travel and try new foods. I am a Biochemistry & Molecular Biology major, Health Studies minor, and completing the pre-medicine requirements. My fun fact is I used to compete in rhythmic gymnastics! Now I coach the sport– I enjoy working with youth and sharing gymnastics! If you have any questions or want to chat, stop by my drop-in hours or send me an email. I’m excited to get to know you :)

Contact Me: jlo@brynmawr.edu

Enid Cook Center ’31 (ECC) & New Dorm

Jazmin Osorio ’24

Pronouns: she/her

Major: Undeclared – Psychology/Neuroscience

Minor: Undeclared – Health Studies & possibly Education/LAILS

Extracurriculars: Art Club, Posse, Mawrters for Immigrant Justice, Mujeres 

Departments you can ask me about: Biology, Italian, LAILS, Psychology

Professors you can ask me about: Jennifer Harford Vargas, Monica Chander, Jennifer N. Skirkanich, Adam Williamson, Thimo Heisenberg, Daria Bozzato, Ariana Orvell, Joel Yurdin, Patricia “Peaches” Jones

Past Dorms: Rock & ECC 

About me: 

Hey y’all! I am super excited to be your peer mentor this school year. Fun Facts: I am a huge adrenaline junkie. Even though I am deathly afraid of heights, I love rollercoasters and I hope to go skydiving and bungee jumping someday. I am also a huge fan of haunted houses, horror movies, and just Halloween overall. Any and all questions are welcome. I would be so happy to have you during walk in hours to chat about literally anything.

Contact Me: josoriorod@brynmawr.edu

Erdman

Lucy Nguyen ’23

 

Pronouns: she/her

Major: Mathematics

Minor: Computer Science

Extracurriculars: VSA, ASA, Midnight Gaiety, Concert Organization

Departments you can ask me about: Mathematics, Computer Science, Chinese

Professors you can ask me about: Dr. Chanelle Wilson, Leslie Cheng, Sara Mathieson, Deepak Kumar, Sunil Shende, Erica Graham, Amy Myers

Past Dorms: Denbigh

About me:

Hey Erdman lovelies – I’ll be your peer mentor throughout this school year! Some short intro bout me: I’m a foodie, I’m obsessed with numbers and mental math, my water intake is literally coffee, and I love Suburban Square a lil bit too much. So ping me anytime – literally an-y-time – if you need any support either with academics or good food and good places to hang out around this neighborhood, and I’ll get right with you ;) (and I always have Doritos to snack on so drop by my office hour :D)

Contact Me: mnguyen3@brynmawr.edu

Merion

Carlee Warfield ’23/’24

 

Pronouns: she/they

Major: Political Science

Minor: Gender & Sexuality Studies

Extracurriculars: Honor Board Representative, enAble, Craft Collective

Departments you can ask me about: Political Science, Gender & Sexuality Studies, English, Education

Professors you can ask me about: Joel Schlosser, Dr. Caitlin Brown, Daniel Torday, Piper Sledge, Collin Rice

Past Dorms: Merion

About me:

Hi everybody! I’m so excited to be working with all of you as a peer mentor this year! Some fun facts about me: I have six cats, I love the muppets, and in my free time I enjoy reading and writing! Feel free to stop by my office hours (Wednesday 7-8 pm in Merion & over Zoom) to ask any questions or even just grab a sticker (I’ll always have fun ones)!

Contact Me: cwarfield@brynmawr.edu

Pembroke East

Nina Houri ’22

 

Pronouns: she/her

Major: International Studies + Pre-Dental

Concentration: Global Health

Extracurriculars: Member of the Bryn Mawr Lacrosse Team

Departments you can ask me about: Chemistry, Biology, Political Science

Professors you can ask me about: Patrick Melvin, Seung-Youn Oh, Michelle Francl, Olga Karagiaridi, Bill Malachowski, Lisa Watkins, Amanda Cox, Susanna Fioratta

Past Dorms: Pem East, Erdman

About me:

Hi! My name is Nina Houri, I use she/her pronouns and I am class of 2022. I am from Palm City, Florida which is about an hour and a half north of Miami. I am majoring in International Studies with a concentration in Global Health as well as Pre-Dental requirements. I am a member of the lacrosse team as well as I work at Wyndham Alumnae House! I know it can be difficult to create an academic schedule around athletic practices and events, but I can definitely assist with any questions that arise., Some of my favorite things to do are to watch youtube videos, take my dogs for walks and to go to the beach! Please feel free to knock on my door or send me a note if you want to talk.

Contact Me: nrhouri@brynmawr.edu

Jeanne Wolkiewicz ’24

 

Pronouns: she/her
Major: Undeclared – Political Science
Minor: Undeclared – Environmental Studies & French or Arabic
Contact Me: jwolkiewic@brynmawr.edu

Pembroke West

Ashlyn Darling ’24

 

Pronouns: she/herMajor: Psychology

Minor: Russian

Extracurriculars: Field Hockey, Supervisor in Erdman Dining Hall, Russian Flagship Program

Departments you can ask me about: Russian, Psychology, Sociology, Philosophy 

Professors you can ask me about: Amanda Cox (Sociology Department) Thimo Heisenberg (a newer and wonderful professor in the Philosophy Department), Amy Myers (Math Department), Jane Shaw (Russian Department)

Past Dorms: Erdman! (Gleed Green💚)

About me: 

Hey everyone! My name is Ashlyn Darling (she/her) and I’m a sophomore from Delaware. Like the rest of the DLT, I am very excited to get to know y’all and help out with your classes, find you resources, and get you what you need to flourish on this campus. If I’m not in my room, you might catch me on the field playing field hockey, working in Erdman serving food, or walking around aimlessly practicing my Russian on a nice day. I know my first year, it was nice when I saw a familiar upperclassman’s face around campus, so please don’t be shy to say hi or ask me a question (in-person, with a note, online, during office hours, etc.), and I’ll make sure to give you a wave or an answer :)

Contact Me: 

email: adarling@brynmawr.edu 

Phone: (302) 943-4859

Ellie Schumacher ’24

 

Pronouns: she/her

Major: Mathematics

Minor: Health Studies 

Extracurriculars: cross country, track and field, fitness center monitor, math department TA  

Departments you can ask me about: mathematics, economics, athletics

Professors you can ask me about: Lisa Traynor, Patty Kelly, Djordje Milicevic, Janet Ceglowski

Past Dorms: Pem East 

About me:

Hi Pem West! My name is Ellie Schumacher (she/her) and I’m in the class of 2024. I am majoring in math and I am from Baltimore, MD. Aside from being a peer mentor, I work in the fitness center and as a multivariable TA. I also run for Bryn Mawr’s track and cross country teams– you should follow our instagram @bmcxctf ! Wave if you see me studying in Park, doing yoga on the turf, crafting around campus, or eating ice cream at Hope’s. Please reach out if you want to chat :D

Contact Me: eschumache@brynmawr.edu

Radnor

Skye Henderson ’22

 

Pronouns: she/her

Major: Sociology

Minor: Education (secondary teaching certification)

Extracurriculars: Dance department, Career and Civic Engagement Center student employee, THRIVE mentor

Departments you can ask me about: Sociology, Education, Dance

Professors you can ask me about: Amanda Cox, Alice Lesnik, Chanelle Wilson, David Karen, Nate Wright

Past Dorms: Rockefeller, Pembroke East

About me:

Hi everybody! My name is Skye and I am so excited to be a Peer Mentor in Radnor this year! I am a senior Sociology major and an Education minor. I am also a THRIVE mentor and work at the Career and Civic Engagement Center which means you will probably see me around at a lot of random events on campus! I have taken a ton of classes at Haverford and a few at Swarthmore so if you have any questions about using the Tri-Co, I would be happy to help. I love studying at the Campus Center and in Carpenter library so if you need to find me on campus that’s where I’ll be!

Contact Me: shenderso3@brynmawr.edu

Rhoads North & Rhoads South

Liz Tompkins ’23


Pronouns: she/her

Major: Physics

Minor: Archeology

Extracurriculars: Varsity Lacrosse, Traditions Mistress, Society of Physics Students 

Departments you can ask me about: I’ve taken multiple courses and familiarized myself with the physics department, math department, archeology department, and Italian department at Bryn Mawr. I also can speak about the steps needed to apply to Penn’s 4+1 program for engineering as well as connect students with the program advisors for that from Bryn Mawr and Penn.

Professors you can ask me about: Mark Matlin, Kate Daniel, David Scaffner, Djordje Milicevic, Roberta Ricci, Jenny Bradburry, Evrydiki Tasopoulou, Mei Chen, Michael Noel

Past Dorms: Rockefeller, Erdaman 

About me:

Hi everybody, my name is Liz and I’m so happy to be the Peer Mentor for Rhoads this year! I am a physics major and an Archeology minor as well as one of the Traditions MIstresses on campus. When I’m not at lacrosse practice, I love going on drives and laying in the hammocks on campus. My favorite color is pink and I love coffee, so feel free to reach out anytime to chat over coffee or for help with anything and everything. I look forward to meeting you all throughout the year! Catch ya later~Liz

Contact Me: ltompkins@brynmawr.edu, (914)-610-0834

Rockefeller

Evan Stowe ’22

 

Pronouns: he/him

Major: Sociology

Extracurriculars: Fencing

Departments you can ask me about: Sociology, History, Political Science

Professors you can ask me about: Nate Wright, Amanda Cox, Piper Sledge, Dale, Nathaniel Shils, Seung-Youn Oh, Sharon Ullman, Dale Booth

Past Dorms: Rock, Brecon, Denbigh

About me:

Hey all! My name is Evan! I’m a senior sociology major from Lewisburg, PA. I’m so excited to be peer mentoring in Rock this year because it was my freshman year dorm and one of my favorite places on campus. I also work at the Help Desk in Canaday. My favorite study spots on campus are in Canaday Library and Dalton. I love dogs and worked at a doggie daycare over the summer in Philly. I also did the Praxis program and worked at the William Way Community Center in Philly, so I’m happy to talk about the Praxis program and working/interning in Philly. 

Contact Me: asevans@brynmawr.edu

Mara Wald ’24

 

Pronouns: she/her

Major: Sociology (Undeclared)

Minor: Possibly Education or Psych!

Extracurriculars: Extreme Keys a capella, Hillel, Ignite Collective, voice lessons, hopefully some more now that more things are in person this year!

Departments you can ask me about: Sociology, Spanish, History, Education

Professors you can ask me about: Veronica Montes, Martín Gaspar, Ariana Orvell, Sharon Ullman

Past Dorms: Denbigh <3 

About me: 

Hi everyone! My name is Mara, and I’m one of the peer mentors in Rock this year! I’m from Seattle, Washington, and I’m an undeclared (for now!) sociology major with possible minors in psych or education. I also sing with the Extreme Keys, one of many acapella groups on campus. When I’m not singing or studying, I love being in the outdoors, going on power walks around campus, looking at pictures of my dog, and making jewelry- you might see some rings and earrings hung on my door on Rock 3rd throughout the year! I’m excited to get to know you all- please don’t hesitate to come to my drop-in hours in the common room or just reach out with questions or anything you want to chat about! 

Contact Me: mjwald@brynmawr.edu

Director of Academic Support & Assistant Dean of the College

Rachel Heiser

Rachel Heiser received her Bachelors from James Madison University before she moved back to her roots in Pennsylvania to receive her Masters in Counseling Psychology at Temple University.  She began work at Drexel University and served as a counselor, advisor, and Assistant Director for the Center for Academic Success.  Now at Bryn Mawr College, she works closely with students, staff, and faculty to assist students in reaching their personal definition of academic success and college life balance.  When she is not immersed in the Owl community, she enjoys seeing live music and theater, traveling, having outdoor adventures, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.