Peer Educators

To connect with a Peer Educator, e-mail them at tscpeer@uci.edu.
TSC Peer Educators:

daniel-fw Daniel Yoo
Major/minor: Public Health Policy
Transferred from: Mt. San Antonio College
Involvement: Public Health Honors Research and Campuswide Honors Program.
Future Plans: Become a Physician Assistant and possibly pursue a Masters in Public Health.
Hobbies: Playing the guitar, listening to and discovering new music, being in nature, skateboarding, and biking.Ask me about: Effective studying methods, how to de-stress, eating healthy on a budget, undergraduate research process and presenting at UROP, and anything related to music.

 

 

alma-fw Alma Leon-Oseguera
Major/minor: Psychology & Social Behavior; Criminology, Law & Society
Transferred from: East Los Angeles College (ELAC)
Involvement: Bridging Anteater Mentorship Program (BAMP), ASUCI EVP Office Local High School Outreach (Intern/ Delegate), Undergraduate Research Assistant, Latina/o Student Psychological Association (Member & Mentor), Orange County Family Justice Center (Volunteer), Tau Sigma National Honor Society, The National Society of Leadership and Success, Residential Teaching Assistant for the Summer Scholar Transfer Institute (SSTI), Peer Educator for the Counseling Center and the Transfer Student Center
Future Plans: Continue being a part of academia by applying to graduate school and pursuing a Master’s Degree or Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Forensic Psychology or a program that incorporates Psychology and Law.Hobbies: Volunteering, Meditation, Art Therapy (Watercolor Painting, Ceramics, Poetry etc.), Photography, Long Walks, Learning Foreign Languages and Cultures, Reading and Writing Poetry, Activist for Social Injustices
Ask me About: How to get involved on/ off campus organizations and clubs, undergraduate research, navigating UCI, how to manage stress, time, double majoring, psychology, law, anthropology, and anything you would like to know!

 

 ruth  Ruth Diana QuintanaMajor/minor: Psychology and Social Behavior

Transferred from: Santa Ana College

Involvement: ACCESS Social Ecology Program, Tau Sigma Honor Society, Santa Ana Scholars, TRIO Scholars Program, Transfer Prep, Mesa Unida, Hardiness Research Lab

Hobbies: Community service, photography, event planning, and gardening

Future Plans: Earn a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology

Ask me About: My transition process of being an older student who is first generation, a full-time employee and parent, time management strategies, study skills, creating action plans, goal setting, and living by faith.

 

stacy Stacy Marylin Nunez
Major/minor: English; Spanish
Transferred from: Santa Monica College
Involvement: Student Life and Leadership intern – Alternative Break Coordinator
Future Plans: I plan on going to Law School and earning my JD with an emphasis on Immigration Law.
Ask me About: Transferring from a semester system to a quarter system, how to reach out to Professors and TA’s, Alternative Break, and how to get involved on campus.

 

tiffany Tiffany Pranajasa
Major/minor: Psychology & Social Behavior
Transferred from: Mount San Antonio College
Hobbies: Listening to music, art, writing, film/movies, yoga, watching YouTube videos, talking about research, learning about the environment.
Ask me About: The transition from a community college to a university, career related resources and general resources on campus, being a transfer student in the Campuswide Honors Program, how to reach out to faculty/professors and TAs, psychology.

 

tsc-kathryn Kathryn Humphrey
Major/minor: Social Ecology and minor in Urvan Studies
Transferred from: Santiago Canyon College
Involvement: Global Leadership (GLCP)
Future Plans: Obtaining my Bachelors in Social Ecology, followed by a career focused on working with people to maximize their potential in either human resources or economic development planning.
Ask me About: my “non-traditional” transition experience opting back into college, going from a 16 week semester to a 10 week quarter system, time managing, working collaboratively on group projects, or just to chat.

 

sam-fw Sam Nur
Major/minor: Psychology and Social Behavior & Criminology, Law, & Society (Double Major)
Transferred from: Saddleback and Irvine Valley Colleges
Involvement: Supervisor in the Global Connect program, Research Assistant in Pressman’s Lab, & UTeach Mentor (tentative).
Future Plans: Career in Addiction CounselingAsk Me About: Commuting effectively, how to double major, networking with professors, stress management, finding the right club for you, finding the right resource on campus, anything involving history, psychology, movies, or music.