2nd Degree Nursing Orientation Peer Leaders 2018

See Orientation Agenda below

We are the Second Degree Nursing Orientation Peer Leaders, here to help you along your nursing school journey. We were once just like you – new to Wagner College, to nursing and excited to get started.


Elwira O.

Elwira received her first Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences from St. Francis College in Brooklyn. She currently serves as the Mentorship Chair Person of the Wagner College - Student Nurses’ Association.

Anna P.

Anna obtained her Bachelor of Science from Marist College in Biology and minored in Public Health and Environmental Science. She is currently the Communications Coordinator for Wagner College-Student Nurses’ Association.

Linda S.

Linda’s first degree is a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Scranton. She is currently the Project Chairperson for the Wagner College- Student Nurses Association.

Deanna L.

Deanna initially received her first degree in Bio Psychology at Wagner College. She currently serves as the Treasurer for Wagner College Student Nurse’s Association.

Amy S.

Amy comes from Newburgh, NY with Bachelor in Health Science from Mercy College. Amy worked as a Health Assistant for pediatric patients at Johns Hopkins. In addition to being an active member of Wagner College’s Student Nurses Association.

Sam Y.

Sam is a native New Yorker and earned his Bachelor in Biology at Kalamazoo College. He is currently serves as the Vice President of Wagner College- Student Nurses’ Association.

Yamir O.

Yamir was a 4-year member of the Wagner football team, as well as team captain, during his time here working towards his first degree in Biology in 2014. During that time, Yamir found his calling to be a professional nurse.

Jennifer Q.

Jennifer is Secretary of the Wagner College- Student Nurses’ Association. Her first degree is in International Marketing from SUNY - Fashion Institute of Technology. She is very excited to get more involved on campus and the community.

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15 Month Second Degree Nursing Student Orientation Agenda

Thursday, August 23, 2018, 5pm – 7pm Campus Hall-Music Performance Center


  • 5:00pm                               Check-in & Welcome Reception


  • 5:15pm                               Peer Leader Guided Tours


  • 5:45pm                               Opening Remarks

Dr.  Patricia Tooker, Dean, Nursing Evelyn L. Spiro School

Dr. Kathy Oberfeldt, Assistant Dean, Director of the Center for Health and Wellness


  • 6:15pm                               Campus Resource Panel: Public Safety, Information Technology, & Campus Life


  • 7:00pm                               Mentor Session and Academic Meeting