Connor Becker is a sophomore majoring in biology with a concentration in molecular cell physiology and a minor in chemistry. He plans to attend Physical Therapy 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 he works as a lifeguard and spends most of his time at the beach.
Taylor Bernosky is a
senior pursuing a double major in Mathematics and Music Performance. She is a
member of the Honors School and on the executive board of the Phi Eta Sigma
honors society. Taylor is also an Honors School Peer Mentor and a Peer Learning
Assistant. Outside of school, Taylor can be found playing the violin with many
bands throughout the tri-state area. Taylor is available during the week by
e-mail and by appointment.
Taylor Campos is a junior pursing a major in Computer Science with a minor in Information Technology. Taylor serves as the treasurer of the Electrical and Electronic Engineers/Association of Computing Machinery club on campus. Taylor is also a proud member of Alpha Omicron Pi and has previously been a Resident Assistant on campus. Taylor interned with Princeton University during the summer of 2015. In her spare time, Taylor is usually either swimming, traveling, listening to music, or hanging out with her family or friends. Taylor is available for mentoring any day of the week with advance notice.
Harris Kittner is a senior Honors School student pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with a Concentration in Statistics. His aspirations are to attain a PhD in Statistics. When outside of school, he umpires baseball and enjoys playing sports such as basketball and wiffleball with his friends. He worked as a camp counselor for four summers, and he currently tutors in the Mathematics Learning Center on campus. Harris
again looks forward to helping new Monmouth University School of Science students adjust to college life and will be glad to aid anyone in search of graduate school information.
Taylor Klodowski is a senior commuter student pursuing a major in Software Engineering with a minor in Mathematics and Computer Science. She is a member of the Honors School and the honor society Phi Eta Sigma. Taylor is also the secretary of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers/Association of Computing Machinery (IEEE/ACM) student chapter here at Monmouth University. Outside of school when she is not programming or working on side projects, she enjoys reading, walking the boardwalk, yoga, and going to the beach with friends. Taylor is available through email or by appointment throughout the week.
Amanda Nasta is a transfer student majoring in Biology with a concentration in Molecular Cell Physiology. 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.
Anna Nied is a sophomore and Honors School student. She is pursuing a major in mathematics and education with an endorsement in secondary education. She plans on going to graduate school to obtain a masters degree in education and a certification to teach students with disabilities. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, going to the beach, and spending time with friends and family.
Megan O'Donnell is a senior Marine
and Environmental Biology and Policy major. She is also minoring in Global
Sustainability and Geographic Information Systems. She previously worked on a
research project with Dr. Ursula Howson and Professor Jim Nickels analyzing
the zooplankton of Barnegat Bay. During the summer of 2015 she worked with Dr.
Tiffany Medley studying oyster populations in the Hudson River Estuary. Beyond research, she is also a tutor here at Monmouth. If Megan is not in Edison Hall or the library you can probably find her at the gym. Along with lifting she also loves to read, and she is teaching herself to play piano. Megan is available for mentoring upon request.
Jack Olszewski is a sophomore pursuing a major in software engineering. He is a member of the Honors School and an employee at the Student Help Desk located in Howard Hall. During his free time, he enjoys playing video games, hanging out with friends, and attending movie screenings at the Monmouth Cinema Club. He is also a member of the Monmouth chapter of IEEE/ACM and is looking forward to attending multiple hackathons in the future. Jack is available for mentoring through email or phone, or by appointment.
Aashna Patel is a sophomore, majoring in Biology with a Concentration in Molecular Cell Physiology. She is also minoring in Chemistry and in Information Technology. 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 Pavlova. 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.
Justin Schlemm is a senior commuter student pursuing a major in software engineering and a minor in mathematics. He works with the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering on many projects, and in the past he worked with the Rapid Response Institute. He plans to continue pursuing opportunities like these to extend his professional development. In his spare time, he enjoys coding on his various side projects, playing video games, discussing anything related to science and technology, and browsing Reddit. Justin is available by e-mail and by appointment most days of the week.
Kelsey Sparta is a sophomore pursuing a major in biology with a minor in chemistry. 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.
Jennifer Urmston is a junior pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Marine and Environmental Biology and Policy as well as a minor in Statistics. She is a member of Phi Eta Sigma, the first-year honor society, as well as Beta Beta Beta, the biological honor society. She is also the Vice President of Monmouth’s Outdoors Club and an active member of Monmouth’s Environmental Club. Outside of school Jenn enjoys hiking, rock climbing, yoga, playing guitar, and painting. In the future she hopes to do work in the field of endangered species conservation and invasive species management. During the summer of 2015 she interned with the NJ Conserve Wildlife Foundation to protect endangered shorebirds along the coasts of New Jersey. Jenn is very excited to meet new incoming students.