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Student Advisors in Training

Maria R. Arita 

Major: Psychology
Anticipated Graduation: 2017
Why I'm Excited to be a Student Advisor: I like helping people out, and as a transfer student I'd like to be able to assist other incoming transfer students.
Hometown: Stockton, California
Fun Fact: I was born in El Salvador and I speak English and Spanish fluently. 
Campus Involvement:Sigma Alpha Pi Honor Society   

                                        

Paolo Catapang

Major: Biology
Anticipated Graduation: 2019
Why I'm Excited to be a Student Advisor: I want to help new students adjust to Pacific.
Hometown: Stockton, California
Fun Fact: I love to read.
Campus Involvement: Student Advising, Sigma Chi Pledge, gym

Tiffany Chan

Major: Pre-pharmacy (2+3)
Anticipated Graduation: 2020
Why I'm Excited to be a Student Advisor: I want to help new student have a smooth college experience.
Hometown: San Diego, California
Fun Fact: I'm adopted from China and swam competitively for 15 years.
Campus Involvement:  Price-Werner-Farley Hall Government Fall 2015, currently pledging for Phi Delta Chi

Sebastian Getman 

Name: Sebastian Getman
Major: Psychology
Minor: Biology
Anticipated Graduation: 2019
Why I'm Excited to be a Student Advisor: I am excited to work with students and become a part of the group that works to make our campus better.
Hometown: Cupertino, California
Fun Fact: I love to sing and write music
Campus Involvement: Typical Student

Neriah Howard

Major: Business Administration Concentration: Marketing + Management and Human Resources
Anticipated Graduation: 2018
Why I'm Excited to be a Student Advisor: I wanted to be a Student Advisor in order to help the new students make their transition into collage an easy one. My advisor helped me tremendously during my first year at UOP and I wanted to be able to do the same for others.
Hometown: Stockton, California
Fun Fact: My favorite Pixar movie is Ratatouille, which is ironic because I'm afraid of rats.
Campus Involvement: Delta Gamma, Tiger Dance Team, Internship with Center for Business and Policy Research, Black Student Union

Rachel Khuc

Major: Pre-Pharmacy (2+3)
Minor: Jazz Studies
Anticipated Graduation: 2020
Why I'm Excited to be a Student Advisor: I want to have an active part in helping new freshmen adjust to life at UOP. Everyone has questions about school and it's much more rewarding not to go about it alone.
Hometown: San Jose, CA
Fun Fact: Cats freak me out.
Campus Involvement: Pacific Jazz Ensemble, University Concert Band, Freshman Honors Program 

Natalie Marr

Major: English
Anticipated Graduation: 2018
Why I'm Excited to be a Student Advisor: I wanted to be an SA because I wanted to help make the transition between high school and college easier. It can definitely be scary.
Hometown: Lodi, California
Fun Fact: I know how to make sushi from scratch. 
Campus Involvement:Alpha Phi Fraternity, Career Resource center, Sigma Tau Delta

Morgan Miyake

Major: Pre-Pharmacy (2+3)
Anticipated Graduation: 2019
Why I'm Excited to be a Student Advisor: I've learned a lot as a student and want to take advantage of the opportunity to pass what I've learned on.
Hometown: Clovis, California
Fun Fact: I did gymnastics for 15 years.
Campus Involvement: Phi Delta Chi, General Chemistry Workshop Leader

Brandon Ramirez

Major: Film
Anticipated Graduation: 2019
Why I'm Excited to be a Student Advisor: I chose to become a Student Advisor because I want to make sure all the incoming students feel comfortable transitioning to this college like I felt when I came.
Hometown: Wilmington, California
Fun Fact: I hate playing video games.
Campus Involvement: Music Management Club, Latino Community Outreach

Jihee Yoon

Major: Pre-Dentistry (2+3)
Anticipated Graduation: 2020
Why I'm Excited to be a Student Advisor: As an SA, I would like to help students transition into college and assist them in having a successful and memorable first year.
Hometown: Lodi, California
Fun Fact: I'm a violinist but I like the sound of cello more.
Campus Involvement:Club SCOPE, Pre-Dental Society, Student Advising, Honors Program 

Anna Preston

Major: Music Therapy
Anticipated Graduation: 2019
Why I'm Excited to be a Student Advisor: I am excited to be able to help freshman transition into their first year of college and hopefully make an impact on someones life like how my student advisor made an impact on mine!
Hometown: Yuba City, California
Fun Fact: I'm a natural redhead.
Campus involvement: I am a student advisor in training, of course, I am also a part of two greek organizations, Delta Delta Delta and Sigma Alpha Iota. I am also the secretary for my hall government, a member of the Pacific Music Therapy Association and a member of Pacific Christian Fellowship!