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Micaela Aikins ‘17

Office: Student Life

Major: International Business and Marketing

Minor: Spanish

Hometown: Houston, TX

Project: Interest Housing

Past Experience: Summer Intern at Cushman & Wakefield, Inc., Receptionist in the Office of the President at Elon University, Hostess at Grand Lux Cafe

Interest/Fun Fact: I went to three different high schools in three different countries.

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Gabriela Alvarez ‘17

Office: Campus Engagement – CREDE

Major: International Studies and Political Science

Minors: Peace and Conflict Studies and Dance

Hometown: Sterling, VA

Project: Elon University Racial Awareness Workshop

Past Experience: Diversity ambassador at Elon University, Founding Vice President for She’s the First, Summer Fellow for Rock the Vote, Secretary of State for Presidential Crisis Conference, Building Bridges through Diversity Workshop, Speaker/Entertainment Coordinator for INTERSECT Diversity and Leadership Conference, Constituent Services Intern Office of Congressman Frank Wolf, Elon Poll Supervisor

Interest/Fun Fact: I interned at the White House with Vice President Biden’s speechwriting staff this past summer, and hope to return to presidential speechwriting someday!

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Heather Lamb ‘17

Office: Athletics

Major: Sport and Event Management

Minors: Entrepreneurship, Leadership

Hometown: Potomac, MD

Project: Night of the Phoenix

Past Experience: Event Designer Intern for Syzygy Event Production, Special Events Committee Director, Sophomore Class Vice President, Developmental Organization Representative and Campus Programs Representative for the Student Government Association, Efficiency Director for Sigma, Sigma, Sigma, Swim Coach at Congressional Country Club

Interest/Fun Fact: While studying abroad in Florence, Italy for 3 months, I visited 7 different countries, got to go skydiving in Lucca, Italy and even got to see the Pope right outside my apartment in Florence!

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Kennedy Ojimadu ‘17

Office: Office of the President

Major: Business Management

Minor: Computer Science

Hometown: Raleigh, NC

Project: Advisory Council Integration

Past Experience: Campus Visit Assistant, Student Coordinator for the CREDE, Consumer Lending Intern at Wells Fargo, Tour Guide for Admissions, Apartment Manager for Residence Life, Teaching Assistant at Elon, Resident Assistant for Residence Life, After School Counselor at YMCA of the Triangle

Interest/Fun Fact: I was in the first graduating class of my high school.

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Anna Rice ‘17

Office: University Advancement

Major: Public Health Studies

Minor: Biology, Human Service Studies

Hometown: Naples, FL

Project: Elon Day 2017

Past Experience: Tour Guide for Admissions, Patient Advocate and Companion for Public Health Studies Practicum at Hospice of Alamance-Caswell

Interest/Fun Fact: I really enjoy working with my family at my parents' ceramic studio in Naples, FL. I experienced my first snow day during my freshman year at Elon – it was quite a change from the sunny and warm winters we cherish in Southwest Florida.

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Claudia Rodriguez ‘17

Office: Associate Provost for Inclusive Community

Major: Psychology

Minor: Criminal Justice

Hometown: Aguas Buenas, PR

Project: Collecting an inventory of current global, diversity and inclusion efforts made across various parts of campus in order to consolidate these efforts into one strategic plan and creating a website that describes Hindu life at Elon

Past Experience: Student Researcher in the Office of the Registrar, Diversity Ambassador and tour guide in Admissions, Teachers Assistant Elon 101, Co-President for Crime Studies Club

Interest/Fun Fact: I enjoy dancing, traveling, and rock climbing, and I speak three languages.

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Giles Roll ‘18

Office: Office of the Provost

Major: Finance

Minor: Leadership Studies

Hometown: Bloomington, IL

Project: Elon Design Thinking Ambassadors

Past Experience: Intern at SUPERB group ApS, Epicenter University Innovation Fellow at Stanford University, Innovation Intern at State Farm, Student Worker in the Truitt Center, Student Government Association Chief of Staff and Class President, Co Founder of Lawn Care and Landscaping Co., President’s Student Leadership Advisory Council

Interest/Fun Fact: I've studied in three different countries, and I enjoy making wooden crafts out of repurposed wooden pallets.

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Simone Royal ‘17

Office: Office of Admissions

Major: Psychology

Minor: Public Health

Hometown: Graham, NC

Project: Analyzing Admissions Campus Visits

Past Experience: Student Coordinator for Black Student Success at Elon University, Assistant to the Dean of Students at Elon University, President/Student Organizer at the National Council of Negro Women, Inc., Mentor at the S.M.A.R.T. Mentor Program

Interest/Fun Fact: I am a black belt in karate.

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Alex Vandermaas-Peeler ‘17

Office: Office of the Provost

Major: Political Science

Minor: Gender Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, and Leadership

Hometown: Saxapahaw, NC

Project: Intellectual Climate First-Year Road Map

Past Experience: Senior Supervisor for the Elon Poll, Undergraduate Research Project Developer, Undergraduate Intern at Women’s Law

Interest/Fun Fact: I love to travel, and I studied abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark this past spring.

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Emma Warman ‘17

Office: Center for Access and Success

Major: Strategic Communications

Minor: Poverty and Social Justice

Hometown: Ellicott City, MD

Project: Supporting Socioeconomic Diversity at Elon: The First-Year Engagement Program

Past Experience: Diversity Ambassador at Elon University, Marketing Intern at United Way of Alamance County, Small Group Leader at Camp Hanover, Residential Assistant at Elon University, Account Executive for Live Oak Communications, Records Assistant in Undergraduate Admissions at Elon University, Young Adult Advisory Delegate at Presbyterian Church

Interest/Fun Fact: I studied abroad and lived with a host family for four months in Dakar, Senegal last fall.

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Sean Webber ‘18

Office: Office of Business, Finance and Technology

Major: Economics and Computer Science

Minor: Statistics

Hometown: Annapolis, MD

Project: Review of Key Websites and Platforms

Past Experience: Quantitative Student Tutor at Elon University, Summer Analyst at JP Morgan Chase & Co., Resident Assistant at Elon University, Camp Counselor at Glenn Dale Golf Club, Vice President of the Elon University Golf Team, Officer of the Economics Club, Treasurer for the Sigma Delta Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity

Interest/Fun Fact: I have climbed up a waterfall in Jamaica!