Meet the 2014-2015 ITS Fellows!

Name: 
Tamara Baez
Major: 
Civil Engineering
Hometown: 
Bronx, NY
Advice for First-Year Students: 
Don't be afraid to leave your comfort zone, college brings new experiences.
Hobbies/Interests: 
Community Service
Name: 
Ibrahim Elmaghrbi
Major: 
Biology
Hometown: 
Brooklyn, NY
Advice for First-Year Students: 
Take a Chance
Hobbies/Interests: 
Soccer; Football
Name: 
Ida Greene
Major: 
Information Systems
Hometown: 
Burlington, NJ
Advice for First-Year Students: 
Just breathe! There's a solution to everything,
Hobbies/Interests: 
Rugby; Baking; Dancing; Badminton
Name: 
Jun Kim
Major: 
Nursing
Hometown: 
Korea
Advice for First-Year Students: 
Have a dream!
Hobbies/Interests: 
Photography; Pre-Nursing Society
Name: 
Nicole Maisonet
Major: 
Biology
Hometown: 
Staten Island, NY
Advice for First-Year Students: 
Break out of your shell
Hobbies/Interests: 
Volleyball
Name: 
Natalie Mezzadonna
Major: 
Physics and Astonomy
Hometown: 
Binghamton, NY
Advice for First-Year Students: 
Delayed gratification was found to be the one trait that best predicts future success. Set goals and keep working!
Hobbies/Interests: 
WISE; Physics research; Astronomy club; Creative writing
Training Credentials: 
Sexual Violence on Campus
Name: 
Alexa Mondello
Major: 
Biology
Hometown: 
Jericho, NY
Advice for First-Year Students: 
Relax, you will adjust quickly
Hobbies/Interests: 
Singing; Photography; NSCS
Name: 
Sangmin (Alice) Park
Major: 
Chemistry
Hometown: 
New York, NY
Advice for First-Year Students: 
Time management is key
Hobbies/Interests: 
DDKY; Hospital volunteer
Name: 
Christina Penna
Major: 
Biology
Hometown: 
Lynbrook, NY
Advice for First-Year Students: 
Remember to take time for yourself!
Hobbies/Interests: 
Singing; Acting; Photography
Name: 
Robert Presser
Major: 
Undecided
Hometown: 
Hewlett, NY
Advice for First-Year Students: 
Do what it takes to succeed. You're capable of the best!
Hobbies/Interests: 
Origami; Clarinet; Watching baseball
Name: 
Nitasha Sharma
Major: 
Chemical and Molecular Engineering
Hometown: 
Farmingdale, NY
Advice for First-Year Students: 
You never know what you're capable of until you try!
Hobbies/Interests: 
Project Sunshine; Research; WISE; Traveling; DIY projects
Name: 
Jialong Tang
Major: 
Applied Math and Statistics
Hometown: 
China
Advice for First-Year Students: 
Do Your Best!
Hobbies/Interests: 
Drawing
Name: 
Margaret Tuban
Major: 
Health Science
Hometown: 
Staten Island, NY
Advice for First-Year Students: 
Throughout your struggles, remember you're not alone at Stony Brook.
Hobbies/Interests: 
Deja Vu Dance Troupe
Name: 
Ryan Von Dollen
Major: 
Biology
Hometown: 
Albany, NY
Advice for First-Year Students: 
Get involved!
Hobbies/Interests: 
Animal shelter volunteer; work at ice cream shop