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LLC Mentors

LLC Mentors are another peer resources for LLC students within the residence halls and on campus. LLC Mentors will assist and take lead on LLC programs, field trips & events. LLC Mentors do not live in the same residence hall as the LLC students they are the mentor for, but will be a returning student that will help students connect to campus and explore the themes of their LLC!

Would you like to apply to be an LLC Mentor for 2014-2015?

Please click here for the application: https://my.brockport.edu/form/start/17867

The application is due on Monday, April 14, 2014 at 5pm.

Please see the application for the LLC Mentor Position Description & LLC Mentor Agreement. You can apply to be an LLC Mentor for any first year or returning/transfer LLC. Any returning student is eligible to apply!

Please contact Monique Rew-Bigelow, Coordinator of Living Learning Communities, with any questions at mrew@brockport.edu


Nikki Sklar (Creative Artists)

Major(s): Earth Science with an Adolescent Inclusive Generalist Education Certification
Hometown: Jericho, New York
Email: nskla1@brockport.edu
Class Year: 2014

Advice for LLC Student/First Year Student: You are not alone no matter where you are, what major, or even where you live!  There are tons of people on campus that are here to support you. Whenever you think you are lost, someone will be there to guide you!


Heather LaVallee (Mathematics & Physical Sciences)


Major(s): Mathematics & Physics
Hometown: Denville, New Jersey
Email: hlava1@brockport.edu
Class Year: 2016

Advice for LLC Student/First Year Student: “Everything is okay in the end. If it is not okay, it is not the end.” This quote really helped me and my roommate through freshman year.  It can apply to anything and it is right in most situations; everything will work out.


Lydia Kehl (Leadership & Community Service)

Major: Criminal Justice
Hometown: Sheldon, NY
Email: lkehl1@brockport.edu
Class Year: 2015

Tip for LLC Student/First Year Student:
Don’t be afraid to go outside your comfort zone and try something new!



Amie Zwecker (Yellow Ribbon)

Major: Majors: English (creative writing) and Communications (PR), Minors: Film and Military Science
Hometown: Canandaigua/Farmington, NY
Email: azwec1@brockport.edu
Class Year: 2015

Tip for LLC Student/First Year Student:
Get involved and meet as many people as possible. Making connections is important during and after school. Those connections can be the difference from getting a job or not. Also, don’t be afraid to ask someone for help. Everyone is so helpful at Brockport!



 

Amanda Del Prete (Biological Sciences & Psychology)

Major: Psychology
Hometown: Smithtown, New York
Email: adelp2@brockport.edu
Class Year: 2016

Advice for LLC Student/First Year Student: Stay on top of your work; there are no second chances for assignments. Don’t be afraid to ask for help; it’s not possible to know everything. Get involved on campus; the friendships you make in college can last a lifetime. Most of all stay positive even though college can get stressful.

 


Meredith Shultes (Nursing Intent)


Major: Nursing
Hometown: Williamson, New York
Email: mshul1@brockport.edu
Class Year: 2014

Advice for LLC Student/First Year Student: The Nursing Program is hard, especially when you are an intent during the application process. Remind yourself when days are hard that the hard work will be worth it. Have faith in yourself and get to know your professors during their office hours; they are here to help you and want to get to know you.

 


Elysia Tornow (Honors House)

Major: Accounting
Hometown: Boston, New York
Email: etorn1@brockport.edu
Class Year: 2016

Advice for LLC Student/First Year Student: Keep an open mind, find a good support group of friends, and get involved on campus. Remember time management is an essential skill when it comes to balancing clubs, sports, homework, and hangout time. Know what your priorities are, and make sure those are done first.



Brian Crawford (Academic Exploration)

Major(s): English in the Inclusive Adolescent Generalist Teacher Certification Program
Hometown: Port Jervis, New York
Email: bcraw1@brockport.edu
Class Year: 2014

Advice for LLC Student/First Year Student: Take advantage of your fresh start. Good or bad, this is a completely new experience with completely new people and your reputation will be made by the choices you make early in your time here.  Think about who you want to be, how you want to be remembered, and act accordingly.

 



Bradley Riedel (Green House)

Majors: Meteorology and Water Resources
Hometown: Hudson, Ohio
Email: bried2@brockport.edu
Class Year: 2015

Advice for LLC Student/First Year Student: Getting involved on campus is the number one thing I suggest. Work study jobs, clubs & organizations, athletics, or tutoring are just a few examples of opportunities available here at Brockport that you should take advantage of.  College is about learning, building a network, and gaining experience. Any of the opportunities may help set you apart from other applicants when applying for grad school or future job. Also it is very important to have fun.  Classes, jobs, or athletics may stress you out so it is important that you have time to relax and take your mind off of them for a while.

 


Joe Serio (Future Health Professionals)

Major: Health Science
Hometown: Rochester, New York
Email: jseri2@brockport.edu
Class Year: 2016

Advice for LLC Student/First Year Student: Plan and prepare for every step of college, this will save you from getting overwhelmed in the long run.



Tyler Loveless (Recreation and Fitness)

Major: Business Administration, concentration in Management
Hometown: Lakeview, New York
Email: tlove1@brockport.edu
Class Year: 2014

Advice for LLC Student/First Year Student: Get involved on campus as early as possible.



Ashley Quinn (Brockport Global Village)

Major(s): International Business; Minor: Communications
Hometown: Niagara Falls, New York
Email: aquin4@brockport.edu
Class Year: 2015

Advice for LLC Student/First Year Student: Get involved in things that interest you. Try everything that catches your eye and you will have a successful, fulfilling first year at college no matter what you choose to stick with.

 


Lindsey Ardus (Teachers of Tomorrow)

Major(s): History & Social Studies Adolescence Inclusive Generalist Education Intent
Hometown: Buffalo, New York
Email: lardu1@brockport.edu
Class Year: 2016

Tip for LLC Student/First Year Student: Get involved! Brockport has so many opportunities for students to get involved and be a part of the community.

 



Sarah Gelfand (Leadership and Community Service)


Major(s): Communication & Sociology
Hometown: Cairo, New York
Email: sgelf1@brockport.edu
Class Year: 2015

Advice for LLC Student/First Year Student: Keep an open mind no matter where you are.

 


Riley Shurtleff (Creative Artists)


Majors: Political Science and Communications; Minor: History
Hometown: Genoa, New York
Email: rshur1@brockport.edu
Class Year: 2016

Advice for LLC Student/First Year Student: Play hard, study harder, and take advantage of all the opportunities that an LLC and The College at Brockport has.


 


Alex Brien (Green House)


Major: Accounting Intent
Hometown: Medina, New York
Email: abrie1@brockport.edu
Class Year: 2016

Advice for LLC Student/First Year Student: Try your hardest and be yourself.  I know you’ve heard it a million times, but that’s only because it’s such good advice.


Alexie Palmer (Teachers of Tomorrow)


Major: History with Adolescence Inclusive Education Certification
Hometown: Hornell, New York
Email: apalm2@brockport.edu
Class Year: 2016

Advice for LLC Student/First Year Student: Come to the campus with an open mind and a positive attitude! Get involved as much as possible, and make sure you don't fall behind on assignments. Keep a planner or use a calendar to keep track of your commitments.


Jamie Squilla (Business)


Major: Accounting
Hometown: Penfield, New York
Email: jsqui2@brockport.edu
Class Year: 2015

Advice for LLC Student/First Year Student: Do not be afraid to ask for help, make study groups, and sign up for classes based on the advice of others who have taken it before. Do not skip class, it is one of the number one reasons for failure in a course.  Don’t avoid a course because it seems difficult, you will not earn a degree in the business area without hard work and dedication!

 


Bri Harris (Mortimer Global Village)


Major: Sport Management, Minors: Coaching and Business
Hometown: Liverpool, New York
Email: nskla1@brockport.edu
Class Year: 2016

Advice for LLC Student/First Year Student: Take advantage of the next four years, they fly by before you know it.  This a new chapter and a clean slate to do what you want and who you want to be.  Have fun, work hard, and enjoy everything that's around you. “Why worry? If you've done the very best you can, worrying won't make it any better”  ~Walt Disney


Amy Sawdey (Math & Science)


Major: Math; Minors: Business Administration & Finance
Hometown: East Williamson, New York
Email: asawd1@brockport.edu
Class Year: 2015

Tip for LLC Student/First Year Student: Get to know your professors.