2nd Degree Nursing Orientation Peer Leaders 2019

Peer Leaders Leaders

Bekim Mersimoski

Orientation Coordinator

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

Peer Leader

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

Peer Leader

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

Peer Leader

Alexis Manning graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor’s in psychology.
Alexis previously worked in the fashion industry.

Christina Politis

Peer Leader

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

Peer Leader

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

Peer Leader

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

Peer Leader

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

Peer Leader

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

Peer Leader

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

Peer Leader

Mimoza Gashi graduated from Hunter College with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology.
Mimoza works as a pharmacy technician at CVS.

Sasha Samadi

Peer Leader

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.

 

Wagner College

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

 

  • 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