Meet Post Family

Take Me to Your (Orientation) Leaders, Resident Assistants and EPIC Members

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Luciano Artaza

Sophomore, Resident Assistant and Orientation Leader

MAJOR: Business Administration

HOMETOWN: Woodbridge, CT

CURRENTLY LIVING: In West Hall

FAVORITE THING ABOUT POST: How personal the professors are and how they assist you in your success at Post.

Fun fact: I was a background actor in an episode of Gossip Girl Actor icon
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Elena Becker

Senior, Peer Educator

MAJOR: Accounting and Sports Management

HOMETOWN: Illertissen, Germany

CURRENTLY LIVING: In West Hall

FAVORITE THING ABOUT POST: The small campus and great sense of knowing everybody. You’ll always be helped!

Fun fact: My favorite sport is fencing. Fencing icon
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Phillimon Bedard-Khalid

Sophomore, Orientation Leader

MAJOR: Finance and Business Administration

HOMETOWN: Miami, FL

FAVORITE THING ABOUT POST: Meeting different people from different backgrounds.

Fun fact: As a freshman, I scored the winning goal of the 2018 CACC Soccer Championship!
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Jessie Boucher

Junior, Orientation Leader

MAJOR: Criminal Justice

HOMETOWN: Waterbury, CT

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FAVORITE THING ABOUT POST: The small campus creates a great community.

Jessie is a member of a new peer health educator program at Post called EPIC (Empowering Peers Inspiring Community).

Fun fact: I listen to classic rock and have an old school style.
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Matthew J. Brouillard

Senior, Orientation Leader

MAJOR: Psychology

HOMETOWN: Waterbury, CT

CURRENTLY LIVING: In Okinaga Hall

FAVORITE THING ABOUT POST: It’s a beautiful campus, and the place for opportunities to start.

Fun fact: I’m a Universal Life Church minister.
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Jordan Brown

Junior, Resident Assistant

MAJOR: Criminal Justice

CURRENTLY LIVING: In West Hall

FAVORITE THING ABOUT POST: It’s like one big family!

Fun fact: Socialization is everything to me.
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Shannon Camuso

Sophomore, Orientation Leader

MAJOR: Biology

HOMETOWN: Marlboro, NY

CURRENTLY LIVING: Okinaga Hall

FAVORITE THING ABOUT POST: The University offers many different events for students to enjoy.

Fun fact: I was born on Halloween! Halloween Icon
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Sitong Chen

Sophomore, International Orientation Leader

MAJOR: Finance

HOMETOWN: Guangzhou, China

CURRENTLY LIVING: Okinaga Hall

FAVORITE THING ABOUT POST: There are very interesting clubs and professors. I really enjoy studying here!

Fun fact: Since I began to study here, exercise has become a part of my life. I like swimming and going to the gym.
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Parker Cocklin

Junior, Orientation Leader

MAJOR: Criminal Justice

HOMETOWN: Wapello, IA / Dinuba, CA

Commutes to Post

FAVORITE THING ABOUT POST: I love the close knit community, the helpful staff and the cheery atmosphere.

Like Jessie, Parker is a member of the EPIC peer health educator program.

Fun fact: I love to play video games. My favorite is Borderlands, and I am a little too overly excited for the third one to come out! Controller Icon
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Kaitlyn Daly

Sophomore, International Orientation Leader / Resident Assistant

MAJOR: Criminal Justice and Legal Studies

HOMETOWN: Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada

CURRENTLY LIVING: Resident Assistant in Okinaga Hall

FAVORITE THING ABOUT POST: The people.

Fun fact: I’m a major animal lover! Animal Icon
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Noreen Donnelly

Junior, Orientation Leader / Resident Assistant

MAJOR: Psychology

HOMETOWN: Staten Island, NY

CURRENTLY LIVING: Resident Assistant in Okinaga Hall

FAVORITE THING ABOUT POST: The friendly staff and the beautiful campus.

Fun fact: My favorite holiday is Halloween! Halloween Icon
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John Drummond

Senior, Orientation Leader

MAJOR: Accounting and Finance

HOMETOWN: Littleton, CO

CURRENTLY LIVING: In Okinaga Hall

FAVORITE THING ABOUT POST: The community here.

Fun fact: Even though I live in Colorado, I’ve never been skiing or snowboarding.
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Jillian Ducham

Junior, Resident Assistant

MAJOR: Business Administration

HOMETOWN: Waterbury, CT

CURRENTLY LIVING: Resident Assistant in Okinaga Hall

FAVORITE THING ABOUT POST: The friendships you make here.

Fun fact: I’m on the lacrosse team.
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Jayliene Fisher

Junior, Orientation Leader

MAJOR: Criminal Justice

HOMETOWN: Brooklyn, NY

CURRENTLY LIVING: In Okinaga Hall

FAVORITE THING ABOUT POST: The small campus.

Fun fact: I love poetry and music. Music Icon
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Eden Gendler

Senior, Resident Assistant

MAJOR: Business Administration and Accounting

HOMETOWN: Zichron Yakov, Israel

CURRENTLY LIVING: Resident Assistant in Okinaga Hall

FAVORITE THING ABOUT POST: The Eagles Nest!

Fun fact: I love playing soccer.
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Niko Grollman

Sophomore, Orientation Leader / Resident Assistant

MAJOR: Biology

HOMETOWN: Laguna Niguel, CA

CURRENTLY LIVING: Resident Assistant in Okinaga Hall

FAVORITE THING ABOUT POST: The small and friendly community.

Fun fact: I was born with black hair… and then it all fell out!
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Anya Nicole Jackson

Sophomore, Resident Assistant

MAJOR: Legal Studies and Communication and Media Studies

HOMETOWN: Bridgeport, CT

CURRENTLY LIVING: Resident Assistant in Paparazzo Hall

FAVORITE THING ABOUT POST: The sense of community among the staff and students. The school is small, so it’s easy to get to know others, and the people here seem to really care about one another.

Fun fact: I make YouTube videos! YouTube Icon
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Sydney Jones

Sophomore, Orientation Leader

MAJOR: Communications

HOMETOWN: Camden, NY

CURRENTLY LIVING: In Okinaga Hall

FAVORITE THING ABOUT POST: The relationships I have, and all of the fun things the staff plan for us to do.

Fun fact: I collect comics and have watched every Marvel movie at least 15 times!
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Avery Kelly

Junior, Orientation Leader

MAJOR: Human Services

HOMETOWN: New Milford, CT

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FAVORITE THING ABOUT POST: The personal relationships I’ve made with professors.

Fun fact: My favorite color is pink.
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Nick Levesque

Junior, Orientation Leader / Resident Assistant

MAJOR: Biology

HOMETOWN: Manassas, VA

CURRENTLY LIVING: Resident Assistant in South Hall / East Hall

FAVORITE THING ABOUT POST: The sense of community.

Fun fact: I’m a dual citizen of both the United States and Canada.
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Erik Loneker

Senior, Head Orientation Leader

MAJOR: Emergency Management and Homeland Security

HOMETOWN: Kenilworth, NJ

Commutes to Post

FAVORITE THING ABOUT POST: It’s very welcoming and makes you feel like you’re at home.

Erik is an assistant coach on the Post baseball team!

Fun fact: I compete in video game tournaments. Controller Icon
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Sabrina Martino

Junior, Resident Assistant

MAJOR: Child Studies

HOMETOWN: Waterbury, CT

CURRENTLY LIVING: Resident Assistant in West Hall

FAVORITE THING ABOUT POST: The small class sizes, so I’m able to build a relationship with each of my professors.

Fun fact: I am on the women’s tennis team.
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Andrey R. Masser

Senior, Orientation Leader / Resident Assistant

MAJOR: Business Administration and Finance

HOMETOWN: Newtown, CT / Krasnoyarsk, Russia

CURRENTLY LIVING: Resident Assistant in South Hall / East Hall

FAVORITE THING ABOUT POST: The personal feeling and personal attention. You really get to know your professors and different staff members very well.

Andrey is also the President of the Student Government Association!

Fun fact: I was born in Russia. Passport icon
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Nolan Mazako

Junior, Orientation Leader / Resident Assistant

MAJOR: Accounting and Finance

HOMETOWN: Oxford, CT

CURRENTLY LIVING: Resident Assistant in Paparazzo Hall

FAVORITE THING ABOUT POST: The personal connections I’ve made.

Fun fact: I ate 5 Big Macs in under 15 minutes once!
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Justin Merkovsky

Sophomore, Peer Educator

MAJOR: Criminal Justice / Minor in Mathematics

HOMETOWN: Dumont, NJ

CURRENTLY LIVING: In Middle Hall

FAVORITE THING ABOUT POST: The one-on-one connections you find with friends and professors. They both help you achieve more than you have accomplished in the past!

Fun fact: I participate in both cross country and track & field.
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Marine Mermier

Senior, Resident Assistant

MAJOR: International Business

HOMETOWN: Besançon, France

CURRENTLY LIVING: Resident Assistant in Paparazzo Hall

FAVORITE THING ABOUT POST: The community spirit.

Fun fact: I’m French!
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Kayleigh Miller

Junior, Orientation Leader / Resident Assistant

MAJOR: Criminal Justice

HOMETOWN: Braselton, GA

CURRENTLY LIVING: Resident Assistant in South Hall / East Hall

FAVORITE THING ABOUT POST: How small the campus is, so you’re able to know everyone.

Fun fact: I play on the women’s ice hockey and lacrosse teams!
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Annmarie Nelson

Senior, Orientation Leader

MAJOR: Sports Management

HOMETOWN: Draper, UT

CURRENTLY LIVING: In Okinaga Hall

FAVORITE THING ABOUT POST: How small the school is, and how close everyone is.

Fun fact: I have a fitness page.
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Elice Oman

Junior, Resident Assistant

MAJOR: Business Management

HOMETOWN: Piteå, Sweden

CURRENTLY LIVING: Resident Assistant in Okinaga Hall

FAVORITE THING ABOUT POST: How many different nationalities and cultures are represented at Post. I also love when it’s cornbread in the cafe!

Fun fact: I’m naturally blonde.
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Yang Qiu (Leo)

Sophomore, Orientation Leader

MAJOR: Finance and Computer Information Systems

HOMETOWN: Fo shan, China

CURRENTLY LIVING: In South Hall

FAVORITE THING ABOUT POST: The small campus and the friendly environment.

Fun fact: Before learning English, I spoke Mandarin and Cantonese. I also love to cook.
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Savanna Stevenson

Junior, International Orientation Leader

MAJOR: Sports Management

HOMETOWN: Winnipeg, Canada

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FAVORITE THING ABOUT POST: How supportive everyone is to one another.

Fun fact: I am a dual citizen of Canada and Portugal. Passport icon
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Jaxon Lopez Tavares

Junior, Resident Assistant

MAJOR: Business Administration

HOMETOWN: Johnston, RI

CURRENTLY LIVING: Resident Assistant in Okinaga Hall

FAVORITE THING ABOUT POST: The close kit community, and the ability to try many different activities.

Fun fact: I interned in Las Vegas this summer for two months.
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Dayton Williams

Senior, Orientation Leader / Resident Assistant

MAJOR: Psychology

HOMETOWN: Houston, TX

CURRENTLY LIVING: Resident Assistant in South Hall / East Hall

FAVORITE THING ABOUT POST: It’s very family-oriented.

Fun fact: I love to work out and listen to music.
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Jared Zima

Junior, Head Orientation Leader

MAJOR: Business Management / Minor in Accounting

HOMETOWN: Berlin, CT

Commutes to Post

FAVORITE THING ABOUT POST: I love the small community and all the friendly faces. The whole faculty is incredibly kind and helpful.

Fun fact: I’m a huge fan of all the Marvel movies.