Meet Head Staff 2014

 

Mackenzie Daniel
New Student Orientation Coordinator

Class of 2015
Hometown: Pleasanton, CA
Major: English
Minors: Psychology and Business Administration
Favorite thing about Elon University: The close-knit community that starts the moment you sit down at Convocation.
Favorite thing about Orientation: The exhilaration of move-in day!
Advice to New Students: Savor every moment of the four years you have at Elon. College goes by in the blink of an eye.

Brogan Boles
New Student Orientation Head Team Captain

Class of 2015
Hometown: Wayne, IL
Major: Elementary Education
Favorite thing about Elon University: The amazing resources that Elon readily provides to ensure that new opportunities are always developing.
Favorite thing about Orientation: Spending time with happy people who have different passions and interests
Advice to New Students: Don’t assume that the transition to college will be easy. It is what you make of it.

Tyler Brooks
New Student Orientation Head Staff

Class of 2015
Hometown: Victor, NY
Major: Strategic Communications
Favorite thing about Elon University: The community feel and the people. Everyone is very nice and is willing to help you in any way they can.
Favorite thing about Orientation: I love the spirit. Everyone is happy and excited and there is a very happy vibe. I really thing this helps the new students feel welcome right from the beginning.
Advice to New Students: Get involved! This will help you make tons of new friends and really make the most of your Elon experience.

Lizzie Guillaume
New Student Orientation Head Staff

Class of 2015
Hometown: Ridgefield, CT
Major: Marketing
Minor: Human Services
Favorite thing about Elon University: The squirrels!
Favorite thing about Orientation: The life changing leadership opportunity we give our Orientation Leaders and welcoming new students on Move-In Day.
Advice to New Students: Keep with it. You are going to love it here.

Sarah Vaughan
New Student Orientation Coordinator-in-Training

Class of 2016
Hometown: Memphis, TN
Major: Biology
Minors: Spanish and Neuroscience
Favorite thing about Elon University: The people—especially the sense of community! I also love that Elon presents so many opportunities for me.
Favorite thing about Orientation: My favorite thing about Orientation is the positive energy that surrounds everything and everyone. I enjoy getting to share my love for Elon with new students!
Advice to New Students:  Elon has so much to offer—take advantage of as much as you can! You can’t go wrong because you will have an amazing experience doing anything you do here.

Matthew Crehan
New Student Orientation Head Staff

Class of 2016
Hometown: Jackson, NJ
Major: Political Science and Policy Studies Double Major
Minor: Leadership
Favorite thing about Elon University: There is so much to do and get involved in on campus
Favorite thing about Orientation: Move-in Day
Advice to New Students: Don’t be afraid to walk-up to someone new and start a conversation! You’ll meet a lot of your friends that way!

Grace Ahlering
New Student Orientation Head Staff

Class of 2016
Hometown: Saint Louis, Missouri
Major: Strategic Communications and Professional Sales Double Major
Favorite thing about Elon University: The student population is the perfect size. I see people I know each day, but at the same time, I constantly see new faces and meet new people.
Favorite thing about Orientation: I love the high energy during OL training week that is then translated into Move-In Weekend. The success of orientation is dependent on welcoming, enthusiastic OLs!
Advice to New Students:  Don’t be afraid to put yourself out there! Elon has so many wonderful opportunities, so take advantage of them. You never know what it will lead to in the future.

Peter Walpole
New Student Orientation Head Staff

Class of 2015
Hometown: Newark, DE
Major: Media Arts and Entertainment: Broadcast and New Media
Minors: Theatre Arts and Spanish
Favorite thing about Elon University: My favorite thing about Elon is the opportunity for engaged learning in and out of the classroom on and off campus.
Favorite thing about Orientation: My favorite thing about orientation is the diversity of personalities and the enthusiasm for Elon and it’s programs. Live the Maroon Life!
Advice to New Students: My advice to new students is to use your resources and get involved! Don’t be afraid to try new things and keep an open mind. The more you give to Elon the more it will give back.

Morgan Goldstein
New Student Orientation Head Staff

Class of 2016
Hometown: Robbinsville, New Jersey
Major: Elementary Education and Special Education
Minor: Spanish
Favorite thing about Elon University: I absolutely love the traditions on campus that create even more of a community. College Coffee and Luminaries are my favorite.
Favorite thing about Orientation: On move in day this past year, I walked around to all the dorms in my area talking to both parents and students. I love Elon and enjoy seeing new faces on campus.
Advice to New Students: Step outside your comfort zone and get involved. You will build strong friendships within your organizations so it is important to go to events and try something new.

Morgan Drew
New Student Orientation Head Staff

Class of 2016
Hometown: Phoenix, AZ
Major: Public Health
Minor: Leadership
Favorite thing about Elon University: My favorite thing about Elon University is the outside learning opportunities that are available to each student which then makes each student’s experience unique.
Favorite thing about Orientation: My favorite aspect of Elon Orientation is move-in day when we finally see all of our hard work pay off when the new students arrive and are excited to begin their journey at Elon.
Advice to New Students: Try new things!

Evan Skloot
New Student Orientation Head Staff

Class of 2016
Hometown: Armonk, NY
Major: Psychology
Minor: Leadership
Favorite thing about Elon University: The opportunity to truly make an impact on the university as it grows into a national leader in higher education.
Favorite thing about Orientation: Making that incredibly nervous new student crack a huge smile with a corny joke on Move-In Day
Advice to New Students: Nothing is handed to you at Elon- you have to create your own path with hard work and passion.

Marlee Jones
New Student Orientation Head Staff

Class of 2016
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Major: Marketing and International Business Double Major
Favorite thing about Elon University: My relationships with my professors and how awesome they all are!
Favorite thing about Orientation: All of the amazing and diverse Elon students I became friends with!
Advice to New Students: Don’t be afraid to ask your professors for help, not just with school but extra-curricular and life too!

Ryan Chronowic
New Student Orientation Head Staff

Class of 2016
Hometown: Cary, NC
Major: Chemistry
Minor: Biology
Favorite thing about Elon University: The people
Favorite thing about Orientation: All of the OL’s!
Advice to New Students: Stay focused and have fun!

Alyssa Spagnuolo
New Student Orientation Head Staff

Class of 2016
Hometown: Davidsonville, MD
Major: International Business and Finance
Minor: Leadership
Favorite thing about Elon University: My favorite thing about Elon is the organization fair. To see so many different organizations on campus truly shows how involved Elon students are as well as vast opportunities for leadership given to students.
Favorite thing about Orientation: My favorite thing about Orientation is the lasting friendships that were created with the new incoming first-years.
Advice to New Students: My advice would be dive in! Take advantage of all the opportunities Elon has to offer. And make the most of your time at Elon because before you know it, you will be a senior and graduating and wondering where it all went.

Julie Dennen
New Student Orientation Head Staff

Class of 2016
Hometown: Simsbury, CT
Major: Elementary Education
Minor: Psychology
Favorite thing about Elon University: The amazing friends I’ve made and acorn cookies!
Favorite thing about Orientation: I’ve found a place where I really fit and where everyone is just as excited about Elon as I am.
Advice to New Students: Try new things. And be kind to everyone, especially the dinning hall ladies they are so great!

Brianna Moragne
New Student Orientation Head Staff

Class of 2016
Hometown: Cary, NC
Major: Biology and ESS
Favorite thing about Elon University: Diversity and New People
Favorite thing about Orientation: Engagement and New Students
Advice to New Students: Be real, be yourself, don’t change to fit into the crowd. Don’t be afraid to try new things.