Peer Advisors

2019-2020

Our Peer Advisors are current undergraduate business students. They play a vital role in helping to assist advising our first year students.  You may also meet with one of them during open advising hours!  They are highly trained and very knowledgeable students who all have a variety of experiences in student groups, studying abroad, internships, and leadership opportunities.  The Office of Undergraduate Advising hires Peer Advisors every Spring for the coming academic year, please visit our Student Employment page for more information.

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Peer Advisors based on Storrs Campus

Allison

Major: Marketing with a minor in Management

Hometown: Manchester, CT

Campus Involvements: Women in Business, Marketing Society, Finance Society, Business Golf Club, BCLC, Delta Zeta

What I Enjoy Most About Being a Business Student: The thing I enjoy the most about being a business student is all of the resources that are available. Everyone in the business school is always very willing to help and genuinely wants you to succeed!

Fun Fact: I have been out of the country 8 times.

Emily

Major: Dual degree in Management with a concentration in Entrepreneurship and Economics, minor in Human Development and Family Studies

Hometown: Seymour, CT

Campus Involvements: Treasurer of Delta Zeta, Panhellenic Sorority, HuskyTHON, CHAARG, and TME Mentor

What I Enjoy Most About Being a Business Student: I love receiving the weekly emails filled with internship and job opportunities specifically available for business students! Whether it's from the emails, going to Career Mondays every week in the atrium, or by attending job fairs, there is never a lack of opportunity to meet and network with new employers, and apply to companies seeking to hire UConn business students!

Fun Fact: My favorite exercise is aerial yoga!

Sarah

Major: Accounting

Hometown: Granby, CT

Campus Involvements: Alpha Epsilon Phi, CHAARG, Business Connections Learning Community

What I Enjoy Most About Being a Business Student:What I enjoy most about being a business student is its versatility. Being an Accounting major, my coursework is narrowly focused, however I know that upon graduation I have a variety of paths I can pursue. This also gives me piece of mind for my future because I know I will not be limited to one segment in business. For example, I can pursue internal or external auditing, private equity, consulting, and even finance-related fields. Overall UConn's School of Business prepares us as well-rounded individuals to pursue any criteria of our choosing.

Fun Fact:  I was an All-State softball player in high school.

Malu

Major: Marketing with a minor in Anthropology

Hometown: Cedar Crest, NM

Campus Involvement: Teaching Assistant to Career Development Course (BUSN 3005), New Member Educator of the Gamma Phi Beta Sorority, Entrepreneurial Lead in the Accelerate UCONN CCEI Program, UCONN Gymnastics Team, HuskyTHON Dancer, L.L.Bean Campus Ambassador

What I Enjoy Most About Being a Business Student: I enjoy being a business student because the business school feels like a community to me. It is so nice to be able to walk from class, to work, to the lounge and run into friends, mentors, and colleagues along the way. There is always something exciting to update my friends about and always a new opportunity to take part in.

Fun Fact: I compete in equestrian vaulting!

Camryn

Major: Marketing

Hometown: Newtown, CT

Campus Involvements:Husky Ambassadors, Community Service Days

What I Enjoy Most About Being a Business Student:  I enjoy how as you continue to take classes, you begin to see the same people and start to make friendships. It's very encouraging to be around so many determined and focused individuals, as I find that it pushes me to work even harder.

Fun Fact: I really enjoy cooking!

Jackie

Major: Accounting

Hometown:  Hebron, CT

Campus Involvements: Honors in Business Association, Women in Business

What I Enjoy Most About Being a Business Student: I enjoy being able to take a wide variety of business classes and other subjects. It is nice to see familiar faces within these classes as well and start to form friendships. There are also always opportunities to network and develop both personal and professional skills.

Fun Fact: My family once made over 1000 pierogies in one day.

Kristina

Major: Marketing with a concentration in Digital Marketing and Analytics and a minor in Management

Hometown: Southington, CT

Campus Involvements:  UConn National Society of Collegiate Scholars, UCTV - Sports Anchor, Intramural Sports, Alpha Lambda Delta, Women in Business

What I Enjoy Most About Being a Business Student: As a business student, I am given multiple opportunities and resources to network with companies, recruiters, and other young professionals. The School of Business wants to ensure success for each student and to make sure they are effectively prepared with the skills necessary to thrive and succeed after graduation. Each student's success matters and that is why I thoroughly enjoy being a business student.

Fun Fact:  I love Disney and Harry Potter!

Addie

Major: Marketing with a concentration in Digital Marketing and Analytics and a minor in Management

Hometown: Wrentham, MA

Campus Involvements: HuskyTHON, Spring Weekend Student Program Coordinator, SUBOG President, Marketing Intern at Olympus

What I Enjoy Most About Being a Business Student: My favorite thing about being a business student is being able to connect and network with the faculty. The School of Business professors have had some really cool careers and it is so valuable to be able to learn about those careers and find connections through.

Fun Fact: I have traveled to over 13 different countries!

Liv

Major: Marketing with a minor in Sociology

Hometown: Glastonbury, CT

Campus Involvements: Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority, Women in Business Club member, Marketing Society Club member

What I Enjoy Most About Being a Business Student: I enjoy the versatility of courses offered as well as the huge variety of career opportunities the advising office introduces us too.

Fun Fact: I have a labradoodle named Bey:)

Greta

Major: Marketing with a concentration in Digital Marketing and Analytics and a minor in Economics

Hometown: Cos Cob, CT

Campus Involvements: Morale Captain and Campus Affairs Committee for HuskyTHON, Pi Sigma Epsilon, Marketing Society

What I Enjoy Most About Being a Business Student: Being a business student at UConn has allowed me to develop immensely both personally and professionally. I am challenged and encouraged to reach my full potential both in and out of the classroom, and go far beyond what I thought I was capable of achieving. There are so many opportunities to learn and develop new skills throughout the school year. Plus, the faculty go above and beyond to make sure you are prepared for life after college, and the students are equally as supportive and encouraging.

Fun Fact:  I can wiggle my ears!

Kathleen

Major: Marketing with a concentration in Digital Marketing and Analytics

Hometown: Woodbridge, CT

Campus Involvements: First Year Experience Mentor, Women's Club Volleyball Vice President, Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society, Women in Business

What I Enjoy Most About Being a Business Student: I love being a business student here at UConn because the school of business provides you with an immense amount of resources to develop professionally and academically, while you are also able to become a part of a strong alumni network. Through the weekly blasts, professors, and advising team you know you will be able to succeed.

Fun Fact:  I was born in Colorado!

Jordan

Major: Finance

Hometown: Newton, MA

Campus Involvement: President of the Honors in Business Association, VP of Marketing for the Finance Society, Wealth Management Intern for Janney Montgomery Scott, N26 Campus Ambassador

What I Enjoy Most About Being a Business Student: For me, being a School of Business student means the opportunity to be bold, to be impactful, and to be insightful. Being a business student provides you with a powerful array of skills and opportunities that allow you to do some amazing work throughout your four years in college. No matter what major you are, I believe that being a business student also leads you to some truly special opportunities that will allow you to achieve your academic, personal, and professional goals.

Fun Fact: I have run two marathons!

International Peer Advisors based on Storrs Campus

Angela

Major: Finance with a minor in Analytics

Hometown:  Avon, CT

Campus Involvement: First Year Experience Facilitator & Mentor, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, Finance Society, Law Society, Kids & UConn Bridging Education, Worldfest Planning Committee, General Education Oversight Committee, Prudential Boot-camp Case Competition Winner

What I Enjoy Most About Being a Business Student: I enjoy being a business student because the skills and knowledge that I have acquired here can be utilized anywhere in the world and I hope to use those skills to do something amazing in the future. I also enjoy spending time with my peers who are in the UConn Business school. They are some of the most motivated individuals I have ever met in my life who inspire me every day.

Fun Fact: I can speak Chinese and Japanese too because I used to live there. Ask me for Japanese food recommendations, they have the best food in the world!

Jasmine

Major: Accounting with a minor in Analytics

Hometown:  Henan, China

Campus Involvement: UConn's Bursar's Office, Coordinator of Global Chats program, International Orientation Ambassador, Mentor of Asiantation Mentoring Program, Beta Alpha Psi, UConn China Care

What I Enjoy Most About Being a Business Student: I enjoy having different opportunities, resources, and challenges provided by the School of Business, so I can constently learn from others, develop myself and get prepared to enter into the real world.

Fun Fact:  I love cooking and eating desserts!

Peer Advisors based on Regional Campuses

Micahela

Major: Financial Management

Campus: Hartford

Hometown: Middletown, CT

Campus Involvement: Alpha Lambda Delta and Hartford Business Society

What I Enjoy Most About Being a Business Student:  My favorite part of being in the UConn School of Business is the abundant amount of opportunities that a constantly put in the palms of our hands here everyday at UConn and it's just up to us to reach out and grab them. In addition to this, there are always great staff like our academic advisors that are always there to help ensure that we are always heading in the right direction.

Fun Fact:  I am 6 feet tall!

Catherine
Major: Financial Management with a minor in Accounting Campus: Stamford Hometown: Fairfield, CT Campus Involvement: Business Connections Learning Community, Student Government Association, Financial Management club What I Enjoy Most About Being a Business Student:  I like that there are so many great opportunities right at my fingertips. For example, the networking forum through the Business Connections Learning Community to connect with alumni, as well as the career fairs that are held here on campus. In addition to this, everyone in the business office is always happy to help me gain more knowledge and connections for my future. Fun Fact:  I've climbed a volcano in Santorini, Greece!