2nd Degree Nursing Orientation Peer Leaders 2019
Peer Leaders Leaders
Bekim Mersimoski graduated from Stony Brook with a Bachelor’s degree in U.S. history and a minor in biochemistry.
Bekim serves as the mentorship committee chairperson of the WC-SNA.
Benjamin Torres graduated from the College of Staten Island with a Bachelor’s degree in biology.
Benjamin serves as the president of the WC-SNA.
Candice Rodriguez graduated from the College of Staten Island with a Bachelor’s degree in psychology.
Candice serves as the secretary of the WC-SNA.
Alexis Manning graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor’s in psychology.
Alexis previously worked in the fashion industry.
Christina Politis graduated from Monmouth University with a Bachelor’s in Health Studies.
Christina works at Monmouth Medical Center as a medical scribe.
Christina Thompson graduated from Stony Brook with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology.
Christina serves as the vice president of the WC-SNA.
Hayward Yatco graduated from the College of Staten Island with a Bachelor’s degree in psychology.
Hayward works at the Hospital for Special Surgery as a Rehab Technician.
Jacqueline Burzo graduated from Monmouth University with a Bachelor’s degree in Health studies.
Jacqueline previously worked as an EKG technician at Staten Island University Hospital North.
Jamil Jefferson graduated from Hunter College with a Bachelor’s degree in media studies.
Jamil serves as the club congress representative for the WC-SNA.
Jennifer Terranova graduated from Wagner College with a Bachelor’s degree in psychology as well as an MBA in business management.
Jennifer runs her own hand crafted and personalized décor business.
Mimoza Gashi graduated from Hunter College with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology.
Mimoza works as a pharmacy technician at CVS.
Sasha Samadi graduated from St. John’s University with a Bachelor’s degree in health care administration.
Sasha serves as the public relations & communications director for the WC-SNA.
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.
15 Month Second Degree Nursing Student Orientation Agenda
Thursday, August 22, 2019, 5pm – 7pm Campus Hall-Music Performance Center
- 5:00pm Check-in & Welcome Reception
- 5:15pm Peer Leader Guided Tours
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