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  • Connor Becker

    Connor Becker is a senior majoring in biology with a concentration in molecular cell physiology. He plans to attend pharmacy school after graduating from Monmouth. Connor is active in Greek Life as a member of Phi Kappa Psi. In his free time he enjoys watching sports, swimming, and spending time with friends. In the summer, Connor spends most of his time at the beach.



    Kathy Chen

    Kathy Chen is a sophomore pursuing a major in Chemistry with a Concentration in Biochemistry and hopes to enroll in medical school in the future. She is a member of Phi Eta Sigma, Monmouth University's A Capella group the Sea Sharps and also serves as the club's treasurer, the Chemistry Club as its co-historian, and is the Honors School Association Vice President. In addition, Kathy also works as a Peer Mentor for the Honors School and participates in research with Dr. Moehring. She likes to sing, listen to music, and spend time with friends and family.



    Bradie Keelen

    Bradie Keelen is a sophomore majoring in biology and also pursuing a minor in IT. After graduating from Monmouth, Bradie hopes to complete her Physician Assistant training and become a PA. Bradie is a member of the Monmouth University Women's Swimming team and also participates in a few other sports outside of school. In addition to her work as a student athlete, she works as an intern at a local hospital.



    Amanda Nasta

    (Peer Coordinator)

    Amanda Nasta is a transfer student majoring in Biology with a concentration in Molecular Cell Physiology and is a senior. She plans on going to graduate school to pursue a career as a physician assistant. During the summer of 2015 she worked as an EMT and volunteered with the Arthritis Foundation. In her free time, she likes to work out and watch Grey's Anatomy. Amanda is available for mentoring by email or appointment during the week.



    Aashna Patel

    Aashna Patel is a junior majoring in Chemistry with a concentration in Advanced Chemistry. She is also minoring in Sociology. Aashna is a member of the Student Alumni Association, the I’m HOPE organization, and the Chemistry Club. She is an Honors School Peer Mentor and an associate member of the Tri Beta Biological Honor Society. She does research with Professor Mack. Outside of school, Aashna loves to dance, read, run, and spend time with friends and family. She hopes to enroll in a graduate program after Monmouth. Aashna is available for mentoring upon request.



    Kalyna Reda

    Kalyna Reda is a junior pursuing a major in software engineering and a minor in mathematics. She is an active member of IEEE/ACM, the Outdoors Club, and the Snow Riders Club. In her free time she enjoys hanging out with friends, traveling, and volunteering for the Ukrainian-American Youth Association. In the summer of 2017, Kalyna interned with Prudential as part of the Application and System Development team.



    Alexis Scorzelli

    Alexis is a senior pursuing a major in chemistry with a concentration in advanced chemistry and a minor in information technology. Alexis is a returning School of Science Peer Mentor and is also serving as a Peer Tutor, president of the Chemistry Club and is a member of the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society. She also has experience as an IT Lab Assistant, Science of Cooking Lab Assistant, and as an Honors School Peer Mentor and Peer Tutor. She participated in Monmouth’s Summer Research Program in 2015 with Dr. Moehring and continued her work throughout academic year, and has also participated in two summer REU programs. In her spare time Alexis likes to spend time with friends and listen to music.



    Nicole Sivetz

    Nicole Sivetz is an Honors School sophomore pursuing a double major in Biology with a Concentration in Molecular Cell Physiology and in Chemistry. Currently, she is a member of Phi Eta Sigma, Beta Beta Beta, Colleges Against Cancer, the Outdoors Club, Next Generation Science, and the Chemistry Club. She is also a member of Dr. Hicks' laboratory, conducting research exploring gene therapy strategies against Glioblastoma Multiforme. Outside of class, Nicole loves to run, hike, do yoga, and eat good food! Nicole is available for mentoring upon request.



    Kelsey Sparta

    (Peer Coordinator)

    Kelsey Sparta is a senior pursuing a major in biology with a minor in statistics. She plans to attend veterinary school after graduating from Monmouth. Kelsey is a member of the Honors School, Phi Eta Sigma, Beta Beta Beta and the Pre-Vet club. In her free time, she enjoys participating in a variety of intramural sports, volunteering at local animal shelters, and spending time with family and friends.