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Orientation Team




Name:
Lauretta Amanor
Major: Nursing
Hometown: South Euclid, Ohio
Campus Organizations: Founders Week Committee, A.I.M.S, Orientation
Favorite Place on Campus and Why? G.A. Office 106 because I get a lot of work done and also I meet a lot of people who stop by
Favorite Food from Dining Hall: Fresh Fruit
Fun Fact: I was born in Ghana



Name:
Derricka Barron
Major: Nursing
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio
Campus Organizations: A.I.M.S, S.N.U.C, Orientation
Favorite Place on Campus and Why? The cafeteria in Pilla because it allows me to be social with friends and meet new people
Favorite Food from Dining Hall: Cheesecake deserts
Fun Fact: I am physically incapable of winking with my left eye




Name: Megan Funkhouser
Major: Art Therapy
Hometown: Tiffin, Ohio
Campus Organizations: U-Earth, Student Art Organization, Orientation
Favorite Place on Campus and Why? The Labyrinth because it’s a quiet place to get away
Favorite Food from Dining Hall: Buffalo chicken sub
Fun Fact: I am a chocaholic




Name: 
Michaela Gunn
Major: Art Therapy
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Campus Organizations: Allies, AIMS, Programming Board
Favorite Place on Campus and Why? The art department, because I love to do art and it's a calming place to be when you really  need to focus
Favorite Food from the Dining Hall: Tacos
Fun Fact: I love animals



Name:
Liv Jones
Major: Art Therapy
Hometown: Lizard Lick, North Carolina
Campus Organizations: U-Earth, Allies, Women’s Circle, Orientation
Favorite Place on Campus and Why? Second floor library because it’s quiet and the perfect place to study
Favorite Food from Dining Hall: Lasagna
Fun Fact: I love to travel. I’ve been all over the US and have visited Germany, Australia, and Switzerland

 


Name:
Jae Miller
Major: Fashion Design
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio
Campus Organizations: Orientation
Favorite Place on Campus and Why? Media center under library because there are three vending machines and will
Favorite Food from Dining Hall: Burger and fries
Fun Fact: I have a fear of Halloween but love dressing up every year



Name:
Allie Mitcham
Major: Art Therapy
Hometown: Niles, Ohio & Poland, Ohio
Campus Organizations:  Editorial Staff of Inscape, U- Earth, Women’s Circle, Orientation
Favorite Place on Campus and Why? Second floor in the library because I can focus on my studies and learn in place and quiet.
Favorite Food from Dining Hall: Grapefruit
Fun Fact: I am an artist and creative writer. My favorite time of the year is when I get to help with Inscape.


 
Name: Elyse Pitkin
Major: Nursing
Hometown: Geneva, Ohio
Campus Organizations: A.I.M.S, Campus Ministry, Orientation
Favorite Place on Campus and Why? Lake Elissa because I love sitting there
Favorite Food from Dining Hall: Yogurt parfait
Fun Fact: I love boots

 


Name:
 Connie Samuels
Major: Biology (Pre-Med)
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio
Campus Organizations: A.I.M.S, Anime Club, Tennis Team
Favorite Place on Campus? Library because it's my academic santuary
Favorite Food from Dining Hall: Tom's Veggie Wraps
Fun Fact: I'm a transfer student who'd ready to help others like me







Name:
Ashley Santora
Major: Nursing
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio
Campus Organizations: A.I.M.S, Sr. Dorothy Kazel Club, Orientation
Favorite Place on Campus? Pilla Atrium
Favorite Food from Dining Hall: Raw Vegetables
Fun Fact: I have a twin brother

 

 

 


Jordan Chappel is a senior nursing student from Painesville, Ohio. Jordan participates in College Council and Student Affairs. Jordan join the Orientation team as an Arrow and enjoyed orientation so much, she decided to return as an Advisor. Jordan likes to talk to new students and help them however she can.
Favorite Place on Campus and Why? Corner booth in the dining room, me and my best friend always sit there and do early morning study sessions, and eat food, and goof off.
Favorite Food from Dining Hall: Tom’s famous breakfast sandwich
Fun Fact: Synchronized Swimmer for 10 years


Darnice Diggs is a junior social work major Cleveland, Ohio. Darnice is a familiar face around campus participating in multiple events such as AIMS and Founders Week. Darnice has maintained multiple positions with the Orientation team such as an Arrow, Head Arrow, and now an Advisor. Her leadership skills have blossomed over the years through multiple positions. Darnice loves to meet new students and establish new relationships.
Favorite Place on Campus and Why? My room, because it’s my own space and it is quiet
Favorite Food from Dining Hall: Steak Philly
Fun Fact: I love to watch Disney movies 


Autumn Risley is a senior English major from Parma, Ohio. She is a shining star on Ursuline's campus participating in Inscape, Student Art Organization, AIMS, ALLIES, and the Sr. Dorothy Kazel Club. While balancing her studies and extra curricula’s, she still finds time to participate in Orientation. After becoming an Arrow and growing as a leader she is now an Advisor. Autumn likes to make all students feel equal and welcomed. She leaves no student behind.
Favorite Place on Campus and Why? Art Department because of the late nights, loud music, and endless creative opportunities.
Favorite Food from Dining Hall: Turkey Burger
Fun Fact: I know every Disney song by heart


Shy Anne Atkins is a recent graduate from Ursuline’s nursing program. She’s originally from Solon, Ohio. Shy Anne was recruited to Ursuline College for a track scholarship in 2010. Shy Anne has participated in AIMS, Student Government, and was a tour guide. Shy Anne has worked in multiple departments on campus including Student Activities, Multicultural Affairs, and Admissions. She joined the Orientation crew as an Arrow back in 2011 and had grew as a Leader. Shy Anne loves to welcome new students to campus and help them grow as leader as well.
Favorite Place on Campus and Why? MU 106 where I held many jobs and built many friendships!
Favorite Food from Dining Hall: Fired Wings
                               Fun Fact: I have a kitten named Liv after Olivia Pope from Scandal

 


Emily Smith
 is a 2011 & 2013 graduate of Ursuline College and I'm so excited to welcome you to the Ursuline family! Orientation is one of my favorite times of the year and I always look forward to welcoming all our new students and their families to campus. I work closely with the Orientation Team as we plan an exciting and informative Orientation program to help your transition into life at Ursuline, plus, entertaining Welcome Week activities to make sure you meet other Ursuline students and have fun.  See you in the fall!

 

 

 Questions can be directed to Emily Smith at esmith2@ursuline.edu or 440 684 6107.