Thirty peer mentors to advise new students

The First Year Engagement Program has chosen 30 University of the Incarnate Word students to serve as peer mentors to freshmen this academic year.

The mentors – sophomores through seniors — will earn a $1,000 scholarship each semester they serve. Incoming freshmen are assigned peer mentors who help their mentees keep up-to-date with campus activities and registration deadlines, said Rochelle Ramirez, an adviser for First Year who manages the peer mentors.

The peer mentors – including their majors and hometowns – are:

  • Izaac Banda, a junior athletic training major from San Antonio.
  • Magaly Beltran, a sophomore biology major from San Antonio.
  • Clarissa Caballero, a sophomore interdisciplinary studies major from San Antonio.
  • Laura Caballero, a junior psychology major from Adkins, Texas.
  • Jorge Compean, a senior business major from San Antonio.
  • Monica Conlee, a senior psychology major from San Antonio.
  • Yesenia Correa, a junior athletic training major from Flatonia, Texas.
  • Cristina Cuellar, a junior biology major from Laredo.
  • Tessa Foster, a sophomore business major from San Antonio.
  • Amanda Gamez, a junior biology major from San Antonio.
  • Gabriela Galindo, a junior communication arts major concentrating in convergent media from San Antonio.
  • Amanda Gamez, a junior biology major from San Antonio.
  • Stefan Garcia, a junior business major from San Antonio.
  • Desiree Guardiola, a senior criminal justice major from San Antonio.
  • Anita Kaduru, a junior biology major from Houston.
  • Antoinette King, a junior psychology major from Dallas.
  • Pedro Martinez, a junior business major from Corpus Christi.
  • Mario Mora, a senior business major from San Antonio.
  • Dominique Moss, a senior biology major from Ds.
  • Briana Maldonado, a junior nursing major from New Braunfels.
  • Sarah Mundahl, a sophomore nursing major from San Antonio.
  • Adrian Nadan, a senior business major from San Antonio.
  • Diana Orsorio, a senior nursing major from San Luis Potosi, Mexico.
  • Alixzandra Pena, a senior business major from Floresville.
  • Steven Puente, a senior business major from San Antonio.
  • Alexis Reynolds, a senior business major from San Antonio.
  • Guadalupe Sotelo, a junior nursing major from El Paso.
  • Aneya Torres, a sophomore athletic training major from San Antonio.
  • Deonna Trevino, a sophomore biology from San Antonio
  • Cyntya Uriegas, a senior kinesiology major from Uvalde.
  • Miguel Velez, a senior business major from San Antonio.