Academic Mentors

The Honors Academic Mentor Program connects Honors underclassmen with Honors upperclassmen from whom they can gain advice and insight.

Scheduled sessions encourage students to ask questions they may not feel comfortable asking their advisors and allow them to learn firsthand about the variety of college milestones that our Honors students have achieved.

Our Team


Kathleen MartynKathleen Martyn ’19

Kathleen’s Appointment Calendar
Major: Nutrition
Minor: Chemistry
Clubs, Organizations, Jobs on Campus: Honors Student Council, Math Fellow, Jumpstart
Service: Healthy Balance, Campus Kitchen
Professional Development: Professional Development Retreat, Intern at Waltham Fields Community Farm
Hometown: Millis, MA


Cora McLeanCora McLean ’19

Cora’s Appointment Calendar
Major:
Civil Engineering
Clubs, Organizations, Jobs on Campus: Mackapella, Intramurals, Honors Student Council, Club Cheerleading (past), Sak/MAC Pack Area Manager
Professional Development: Professional Development Retreat, Intern TFMoran
Hometown: New London, NH


Gillian CastellanosGillian Castellanos ’20

Gigi’s Appointment Calendar
Major:
Education, History, Spanish
Clubs, Organizations, Jobs on Campus: Ambassador, RA
Service: Bruce School in Lawrence
Professional Development: Assistant Coordinator for Summer Fun in North Andover, Spanish Tutor for the campus 
Hometown: North Andover, MA


Amanda AlcoxAmanda Alcox ’19

Amanda’s Appointment Calendar
Major:
Human Development, Criminology, Women’s and Gender Studies, and Social Justice
Clubs, Organizations, Jobs on Campus: RA, Student Government Association, Honors Peer Mentoring Coordinator, Work in the Bursar’s Office
Service: Dominican Republic Service Trip, Peru Alternative Spring Break, Lawrence Family Development Charter School, New Horizons for Youth in Andover
Professional Development: Professional Development Retreat,
TA to ten male inmates at Essex County Correctional Facility, Research with Dean Cherney, Intern at Academic Success Center 
Hometown: Milford, NH


JP Haley-ReadJohn-Paul Haley-Read ’20

John-Paul’s Appointment Calendar
Major:
Biology; Concentration: Pre-Med
Clubs, Organizations, Jobs on Campus: Biology Tutor, Odyssey, American Marketing Association, SGA Senator
Service: Mentor at Lawrence High School
Professional Development: Intern at Laboratory
Hometown: Kennebunk, ME


Nicole NanofNicole Nanof ’19

Nicole’s Appointment Calendar
Major:
Biology
Minor: Chemistry
Clubs, Organizations, Jobs on Campus: Co-captain of the softball team, National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS), Student-Athlete Advisory Committee(SAAC), Honors
Student Council Co-Chair, Omicron Delta Kappa, Student Worker for the Athletics Department
Service: Mack Gives Back, Hands to Help in Lawrence, MA
Professional Development: Shadowed a general practice veterinarian and veterinary ophthalmologist
Future: Will be attending vet school in the fall
Hometown: Goffstown, NH


Paige SorensenPaige Sorensen ’19

Paige’s Appointment Calendar
Major:
Environmental Studies and Sustainability, Music
Minor: Biology and Social Justice
Clubs, Organizations, Jobs on Campus: Hockey Team, Jazz Ensemble, President of the Green Team (Environmental Club), NSLS
Service: Boys & Girls Club in Lawrence, Groundwork Lawrence
Professional Development: Intern at Groundwork Lawrence
Hometown: Plymouth, MN


Quinn O'SullivanQuinn O’Sullivan ’20

Quinn’s Appointment Calendar
Major:
Economics and Political Science
Minor: Pre-Law
Clubs, Organizations, Jobs on Campus: Honors Student Council, Chair on Relay for Life, Student Alumni Association, Orientation Team Member
Service: Lawrence Catholic After Care Program, Tutor at Notre
Dame High School in Lawrence
Hometown: Somersworth, NH

 


Kaitlyn Maguire ’20Kaitlyn Maguire

Kaitlyn’s Appointment Calendar
Major:
Exercise Science and Athletic Training
Clubs, Organizations, Jobs on Campus: SGA, Health Science Club, Honors Program, National Society of Leadership and Success
Service: Notre Dame Chris Doe Ray High School in Lawrence, Lawrence General
Professional Development: Internship with Athletic Evolution, Welcome Center YMCA, Strength and Conditioning Intern for athletic teams on campus 
Hometown: Billerica, MA


Miranda BelangerMiranda Belanger ’20

Major: Criminology and Social Justice
Minor: Pre Law and Law Ethics in Society
Clubs, Organizations, Jobs on Campus: Honors Ambassador, Honors Peer Mentor, Commuter Advisor, Campus Ministry Board and Council, Campus Ministry First Year Retreat Reunion, First Year Retreat Mentor, Active Minds, Orientation
Service: Mack Gives Back Coordinator, Hands to Help, Play-Doe for Preschools, Veterans in Person, Five Cents at a time
Hometown: Barnstable, MA


Jasmyn MirabalJasmyn Mirabal ’19

Jasmyn’s Appointment Calendar
Major:
Biology
Minor: Psychology
Clubs, Organizations, Jobs on Campus: National Society of Leadership and Success, Health Professions Society
Service: Lawrence to College tutoring, Lazareth House
Professional Development: Research with Dr. LeBlanc
Hometown: Tewksbury, MA


Hailey McKeever headshotHailey McKeever ’19

Hailey’s Appointment Calendar
Major:
Environmental Studies and Sustainability; Biology
Clubs, Organizations, Jobs on Campus: Honors Ambassador, Study Abroad, Sak/MAC Pack Information Center
Hometown: Coventry, CT


David Lambrou headshotDavid Lambrou ’20

David’s Appointment Calendar
Major:
Mechanical Engineering
Clubs, Organizations, Jobs on Campus: Admission Ambassador, Resident Advisor, Orientation Captain, Intramural Sports
Service: Alternative Spring Break: Wheeling, WV, Lawrence Math and Science Partnership Volunteer, Attending SEND: Ecuador
Professional Development: SALT Conference, CIVSA Conference,
Attending Professional Development Retreat
Hometown: Cumberland, RI


Daniel Roussel headshotDaniel Roussel ’20

Daniel’s Appointment Calendar
Major:
English and Sociology
Clubs, Organizations, Jobs on Campus: Student Intern at the Broadstreet, The Writers House Intern, Writers’ Circle, Slam Poetry Team, Drop-In Writing Sessions, WMCK Radio, The Merrimack Review, Resident Advisor
Service: Hopkins Manor Nursing Home, Mack Gives Back
Hometown: Cranston, RI


Gabby Beijer headshotGabby Beijer ’20

Gabby’s Appointment Calendar
Major:
3+2 Health Science/Athletic Training
Clubs, Organizations, Jobs on Campus: Zeta Tau Alpha Treasurer, Health Science Club, National Society of Leadership and Success
Service: Service learning at Lawrence General Hospital and Hands to Help
Professional Development: Short Term study abroad in Scotland for Public Health Issues around the Globe
Hometown: Barnstead, NH


Spencer Eckert headshotSpencer Eckert ’20

Spencer’s Appointment Calendar
Major:
Electrical Engineering
Minor: Mathematics
Clubs, Organizations, Jobs on Campus: Member of IEEE, iTEC Peer Mentor and Tutor
Service: Habitat for Humanity, Mack Gives Back
Professional Development: Worked as Research Assistant to Provost Dr. Allan Weatherwax helping Boston University on their cubeSAT (small satellite) which will be sent up by NASA sometime this year, worked with MIT Haystack Observatory to create a radio telescope to view effects of the aurora, gone through interviews for internships, attended many career fair opportunities
Hometown: Pittsfield, VT


Ali Wolf headshotAli Wolf ’20

Ali’s Appointment Calendar
Major:
Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing
Minor: Communication and Media
Clubs, Organizations, Jobs on Campus: Zeta Tau Alpha, Odyssey Online, AMA, Honors Student Council Public Relations Officer, Honors Program Journalist, Honors Program Social Media Coordinator.
Professional Development: Social Media Intern at Boston Mutual Life Insurance, National PR Intern at 451 Agency
Hometown: Bourne, MA


Sam Serio headshotSam Serio ’19

Sam’s Appointment Calendar
Major:
Business Administration with Concentrations in Marketing and Management
Clubs, Organizations, Jobs on Campus: Honors Ambassador; ‘Get Hired Up’ Intern at the O’Brien Center for Career Development; Study Abroad (London, England)
Service: Academic mentor/tutor at the Abbot Academy at Lawrence High School; arts and crafts with residents of Nevin’s Nursing Home in Methuen; assist in activities with the elderly at Ashland Farm in North Andover
Professional Development: Lots of experience in retail; Marketing intern at TinkaLink in London; Merchandising intern at the TJX Companies, Inc.; ‘Get Hired Up’ Intern; joining TJX full-time as an Allocation Analyst after graduation this July.
Hometown: Hudson, MA


Nadia Stavrou headshotNadia Stavrou ’20

Nadia’s Appointment Calendar
Major:
Biology and Philosophy
Minor: Chemistry
Clubs, Organizations, Jobs on Campus: Commuter Advisor, Chemistry Tutor, President of Health Professions Society, Co-Chair of Honors Student Council, Chemistry Club, Vice-President of Greek and Hellenic Culture Club.
Service: Feed your Neighbor, Lawrence MA
Professional Development:  2019 Theology and Ethics Colloquium Scholarship Recipient
Hometown: Salem, NH


Jillina McNamara headshotJillian McNamara ’20

Jillian’s Appointment Calendar
Major:
Health Science with a concentration in a Public Health
Minor: Human Development
Clubs, Organizations, Jobs on Campus: Theta Phi Alpha, National Honors Society of Leadership & Success, Office Assistant in the Lucey Business Advising Center
Service: Philanthropy of Hunger and Homelessness through Theta Phi Alpha
Professional Development: Intern at Pavilion Medical Home Health Care, was a Research Assistant in Boston as part of the BosFoodLove Plate Waste Study, and short term abroad program: Public Health Issues Abroad in London and Scotland.
Hometown: Meriden, CT

If you do not see an Academic Mentor that fits your needs, please contact Lisa Cavallaro at cavallarol@merrimack.edu.