Meet Your 2014-2015 Student Success Mentors


   

Ana Gamboa-Mata

Psychology/Political Science Major — Class of 2016

Favorite course at USM:
Intro to Psychology

One thing you wish you would have known/done as a freshman: I wish I would have known about all of the different clubs on campus.

Favorite part about being a Spire: Being able to get in contact with professors, who will then give you the attention you need, making life at Saint Mary easier.

“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” – J.K. Rowling

   

Charlene Fautanu

IT Major / Healthcare Informatics Minor — Class of 2017

Favorite course at USM: It’s too hard to pick!

One thing you wish you would have known/done as a freshman: I wish I would have interacted with other students more to become involved.

Favorite part about being a Spire: My favorite thing is that you can easily get involved with a club or group based on almost any interest.

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle

   

Angela Meyer

Math/Psychology Major — Class of 2016

Favorite course at USM:
Intro to Addictions

One thing you wish you would have known/done as a freshman: No matter what you are going through, there is always someone here to talk to.

Favorite part about being a Spire: Meeting new people.

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar

   

Blade Wise-Perry

Criminology/Psychology Major — Class of 2015

Favorite course at USM: British Literature II

One thing you wish you would have known/done as a freshman: I wish I would have known how important time management was.

Favorite part about being a Spire: Getting a solid education.

“Always find the positive in a negative situation, and keep moving forward step by step.” – Blade Wise-Perry

   

Jason Casem

Business Management Major — Class of 2016

Favorite course at USM:
Lifetime Wellness

One thing you wish you would have known/done as a freshman: I wish I would have known about all of the different clubs on campus.

Favorite part about being a Spire: Everything! There is really nothing to dread.

 



Contact the Student Success Office


Kaela McWherter
913-758-6119
On campus: ext. 6119
Kaela.McWherter@stmary.edu
 
Nick Cale
913-758-6131
On campus: ext. 6131
Nick.Cale@stmary.edu


The Student Success Office is dedicated to helping students gain the most  academic achievement during their stay at USM — from day one to graduation.