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Sean Barry ’16

Office: Business, Finance and Technology

Major: Accounting

Hometown: Newton, PA

Project: Worked with Senior Vice President for Business, Finance and Technology, Gerald Whittington to assist with analysis of net square footage to determine efficiency, usage, cost per sq/ft, and how this information can be used for future project planning.

Past Experience: Co-founder and Regional Manager of Help-U-Store-It, Special Events Coordinator at Center for Leadership, Coordinator at Adventures in Leadership

Interest/Fun Fact: Was frequently caught showing initiative at a young age by being caught microwaving my own bottles.

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David Comerford ’16

Office: Provost

Major: Finance and Accounting

Minor: Political Science

Hometown: Westchester, PA

Project: Worked with Executive Vice President and Provost, Steven House investigating ways to infuse the concept of “designed thinking” into Elon’s academic curriculum and campus environment.

Past Experience: Tour Guide with Elon Admissions, Intern at Alamance County District Attorney's office, Camera Utility assistant for NBC Sports at the Sochi winter olympics, Office Clerk at Gawthrop Greenwood PC

Interest/Fun Fact: I learned how to drive stick shift working at the Sochi Olympics.

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James Fariello ’17

Office: Student Life

Major: Physics

Minor: Italian Studies, Psychology

Hometown: Chadds Ford, PA

Project: Worked with Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students, Smith Jackson researching a cappella groups at Elon and around the country to learn how they deal with finances, licenses, and interactions with advisors.

Past Experience: Vice President of Administration with Elon Resident Student Association, Resident Assistant with Elon Residential Life, Research Assistant with Elon Physics and Engineering Department, Events Coordinator Assistant with Danieley Neighborhood Addociation, Front Desk Associate at the Moseley Student Center.

Interest/Fun Fact: Born in South Carolina, grew up in Florida, and moved to Pennsylvania to go to high school in Delaware.

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Oscar Miranda ’17

Office: Center for Access and Success

Major: Psychology

Hometown: Clayton, NC

Project: Worked with Faculty Administrative Fellow, Assistant to the President, and Director of the Center for Access and Success, Jean Rattigan-Rohr doing a research study involving educational access, barriers to access, and historical/social difficulties faced by Latino students in American schools.

Past Experience: Legal Compliance Intern at Red Ventures, mentor for Elon Academy, Program Assistant in the Village Project, Mentor for S.M.A.R.T program, North Graham Elementary Teacher Candidate.

Interest/Fun Fact: First-generation college student and recipient of the 2013 Golden Door Scholarship.

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Marisa Pareti ’16

Office: Provost

Major: Psychology

Minor: Leadership and Neuroscience

Hometown: Milltown, NJ

Project: Worked with Associate Provost for Inclusive Community, Brooke Barnett on design workshop to deepen first year students' understanding of identity while creating a shared language around bias awareness; research, plan, and facilitate pilot program of CommUNITY Dinners, as well as developing its program success and sustainability reports

Past Experience: Tour Guide with Elon Admissions, Program Director with Leadership Education and Development (LEAD), Fundraiser with Elonthon Executive Board

Interest/Fun Fact: I bungee jumped off the highest bungee bridge in the world in South Africa!

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Doug Spencer ’16

Office: University Advancement

Major: Business Administration

Minor: Leadership and Professional Sales

Hometown: Washington, DC

Project: Worked with Vice President for University Advancement, Jim Piatt on increasing donations to the Elon Black Alumni Network Scholarship.

Past Experience: Sales and Marketing Intern at Omni Locat Ltd., Marketing Intern at CenturyLink, Tour Guide with Elon Admissions

Interest/Fun Fact: Loves to play saxophone

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Lindsey Tipps ’16

Office: University Communications

Major: Strategic Communications and Political Science

Hometown: Franklin, TN

Project: Worked with Vice President for University Communications Daniel Anderson to create materials that spread awareness on campus of how faculty and students can gain media attention for their work such as research and service projects.

Past Experience: Account Executive at Live Oak Communications, Campaign Intern with Steve Ross for NC House Campaign, Campaign Intern with Tony Rose for School Board Campaign, Development Department Intern at the County Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Orientation Leader at Elon University

Interest/Fun Fact: I have never broken a bone.