Meet the Peer Mentor Coordinators
Hi! My name is Reesa David, I am the Graduate Assistant in the Office and I am from Philadelphia, PA. This is my first semester in Graduate School and I am working towards attaining a Masters of Business Administration. I earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration with a concentration is Finance here at Cal U and I am happy to be continuing my education at such an amazing institution!
Peer Mentor Coordinators
Hey everyone! My name is Katrina Andreyo and this is my third semester as a Peer Mentor Coordinator! I am a junior majoring in Accounting and minoring in Finance. I am also apart of the Honors Program. I live in Pittsburgh and I graduated from Serra Catholic High School. Here at Cal, I participate in the Accounting Club and I am a sister of the Delta Zeta Sorority. In my free time I enjoy working out, watching Netflix, playing soccer, and hanging out with friends. I am excited to build friendships and help out new students as a PMC!
Hi! My name is Jennifer Babiak. I am a senior majoring in Communication Studies with a concentration in Public Relations and I am minoring in Tourism Studies. I'm from North Huntingdon, PA and I graduated from Norwin High School. I am a member of Alpha Lambda Delta, Sigma Alpha Pi, Lambda Pi Eta (Service Coordinator), PRSSA, Colleges Against Cancer, Travel Club, and a mentor here on campus. I would love to pursue a career in the Nonprofit and/or Fashion industries after I graduate. This is my second semester as a Peer Mentor Coordinator and I absolutely love it!
Hello! My name is Kelly Collins. I am a junior majoring in Early Childhood Education. I am from Connellsville, PA. I am a member of Alpha Lambda Delta and The National Society of Leadership and Success. This is my third semester as a PMC and my fourth semester as a peer mentor. I’m looking forward to being able to work with our mentoring program here at Cal U.
Hi there! My name is Andrea Davis, but you can call me Andi. I am a sophomore majoring in Communication Studies with a concentration in Public Relations. I'm from Easton, PA. I also participate in Alpha Lambda Delta, PRSSA, Alpha Phi Omega, and Colleges Against Cancer. This is my first year as a Peer Mentor as well as a Peer Mentor Coordinator, but I've very exciting to to be part of this program!
Hello, my name is Anastasia Jaynes but most people call me Ana. I am a senior here at Cal U and I’m majoring in biology with a concentration in pre-medicine. I am from Lancaster, PA, a.k.a. home of the Amish: voted best place to live in multiple newspapers. I plan to graduate and go on to grad school in which I will eventually become a transplant surgeon. Alongside being a peer mentor coordinator as well as an actual peer mentor, I am also an active member in the Habitat for Humanity Club, Biology Club, and Phi Sigma Pi.
Hello! My name is Amanda Kahwajy. I'm in my junior year here at CalU, majoring in Psychology. I am from a little town called Dallastown, Pennsylvania (near Harrisburg). In my spare time I like to run, read and hang out with my friends. I'm a member of the Lions Club and the Psychology Club. This is my first year in the mentoring office both as a PMC and a mentor, but I'm looking forward to getting to know everyone!
Hello my name is Deanna Laughlin and my majors are Secondary Education-Biology and Biology-Pre/Med. I'm from Ashtabula, Ohio living right next to Lake Erie. I'm part of Biology Club, CAC Club, and IRHC. My hobbies include softball, reading, movies, and cooking. My biggest goal is to be certified in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics at the high school level.
Hi! My name is Casey Myers. I am a sophomore studying Criminal Justice. I am from Canonsburg PA and graduated from Canon McMillan High School. This will be my first year as a PMC. I am currently serving in the Army Reserves as a Medical Logistics Specialist and work for a traveling petting zoo. On campus I am the President and co-instructor of the Ballroom and Latin Dance club and a member of Alpha Lambda Delta. In my free time I enjoy being outdoors. I am looking forward to another great year here at Cal!
Hello! My name is Michaela Shaffer. I'm in my junior year hear at Cal, majoring in Middle Level Education (Grades 4-8) with a concentration in Social Studies. I'm from a blink-and-you'll-miss-it-town named Shanksville. Depending on how interested you are in history and current events, you may have heard of it. This is my first year in the Mentoring Office and I'm really excited about it. I'm a part of the Honors Program, the History Club, Americorps, and intramurals. In my spare time I enjoy playing sports, reading, and cooking. Good luck to everyone in the upcoming school year!
Hi! My name is Kaitlyn Strosnider. I am from Uniontown Pennsylvania. I graduated from Laurel Highlands High School. I am currently a sophomore here at CAL U with a major of Secondary Education Biology. In my spare time I love watching baseball, especially the Pittsburgh Pirates, playing and coaching rec. softball, reading, playing with my dogs,listening to music, playing my guitar, playing board games, watching scary movies, fixing and showing classic cars and mostly spending quality time with my friends and family. I am so excited to work for the mentoring program as a Peer Mentor Coordinator because I had such a fabulous experience with the mentoring program! My mentor was such a tremendous help on getting me settled into my first year of college that I wanted to give back to the program the best way I can! I'm looking forward to a productive and fun year!
Hello beautiful people!!! My name is Ce'Asia and I am from Coatesville, PA. I'm currently a junior here at Cal U majoring in Communications with a minor in Leadership, as well as a Spanish Certificate for Business. In addition to being a PMC, I'm also VERY active on campus...I am President of both the Black Student Union and Young & Gifted Gospel Choir, a founding member of Cal U Women United, University Choir, Sigma Alpha Pi: The National Society of Leadership and Success, and AmeriCorps. One thing that most people will quickly learn about me is that I am someone with a positive disposition and a huge heart. I love uplifting others and helping them to be the best they can possibly be. I love my job as a PMC and I look forward to working with everyone this year, lets make it great!!!
Hello! My name is Ressa Throckmorton. I'm from the small town of Baden, Pennsylvania and I graduated high school from the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School. I am currently a sophomore at CAL U majoring in Forensic Anthropology, and am working towards a minor in Biology. I am an active member of STAND Campus Ministry, and am also involved in the Anthropology Club. In my free time, I enjoy reading, gaming, hiking, and practicing origami. I'm also extraordinarily passionate about rabbits! This will be my first year as both a Peer Mentor and a Peer Mentor Coordinator, but as a protégé myself I believe strongly in the program, and I cannot wait to begin this journey of growth alongside everyone!
Hey guys! My name is Cara Williams. I am from Pocono Mountain PA, otherwise known as the “Poconos” (known for LOTS!! of snow). I graduated from Pocono Mountain West High School. I am currently majoring in Human Resource Management and minoring in Political Science. I am part of Alpha Lambda Delta, SMA, FBLA, and the Cheerleading program here at Cal. On my free time I enjoy reading and going out with friends. This is my first year as a PMC in the mentoring program and I am very excited!!
Hello! I am Justine Wronowski. I am from Barto, PA and graduated from Brandywine Heights High School. I am a Justice Studies major with a minor in Public Relations. I try to stay involved on campus and am currently the Co-Chair Relay for Life at Cal U. Even though I am from a small town near Philadelphia, I am a huge Pittsburgh sports fan! In my free time I like being with friends and learning about new things. I'm so excited to meet and get to know everyone in the mentoring program.