REACH - University of Louisville

REACH Ambassadors

Assistant Director


Leighann Valdez

Leighann Valdez Strickler Hall, Room 126-I
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY  40292
Office: 502-852-8106
Fax: 502-852-4184
Email

Coordinator

Clay Berry

Clay Berry Program Coordinator, Ambassadors
Strickler Hall, Room 126H
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY  40292
Office: 502-852-8106
Fax: 502-852-4184
Email

Student Staff


Faizan Ahmed

Faizan Ahmed
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Sleeping‚ tennis‚ reading‚ studying
Hometown: Poole‚ KY

Mona Amer

Mona Amer
Major: Chemistry
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Mona Amer

Mona  Amer
Major: Biology
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Eating‚ singing‚ dancing and YouTube
Hometown: Alexandria‚ Egypt

Rachel Armstrong

Rachel Armstrong
Major: Biology/Pre-Med
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Biology‚ Psychology‚ traveling‚ singing‚ and shopping
Hometown: Jeffersonville‚ IN

Adriana Barnes

Adriana Barnes
Major: Nursing
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Showing/judging livestock‚ hiking‚ and hanging with friends
Hometown: Mill Creek‚ IN

Emily Benken

Emily Benken
Major: Anthrpology
Year: Senior
Interests: Cats‚ museum-exploring‚ and thrift shopping
Hometown: Villa Hills‚ KY

Rachel Benzing

Rachel Benzing
Major: Finance
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Music‚ crafting‚ fitness‚ UofL athletics
Hometown: Paducah‚ KY

Kyle Bilyeu

Kyle Bilyeu
Major: Biology
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Sports‚ reading‚ research‚ hanging out with friends and family
Hometown: Louisville

Alyson Boles

Alyson Boles
Major: Exercise Science
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Soccer‚ hiking‚ and painting
Hometown: Burlington‚ KY

Stephanie Bolin

Stephanie Bolin
Major: Psychology
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Puns‚ drawing‚ and music
Hometown: Walton‚ KY

Caleb Bridgwater

Caleb Bridgwater
Major: Biology and Philosophy
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Traveling‚ sailing‚ climbing‚ and meeting new friends
Hometown: Louisville

Kurt Brown

Kurt Brown
Major: Biology
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Music‚ reading (ASOIF‚ etc.)‚ travelling
Hometown: Hopkinsville‚ KY

Calum Burch

Calum Burch
Major: Anthropology
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Writing‚ LGBTQ activism‚ graphic design
Hometown: Louisville

Brooklyn Burnette

Brooklyn Burnette
Major: Art
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Cosmetology
Hometown: Louisville

Kirsten Carrico

Kirsten  Carrico
Major: Marketing
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Puppies‚ Grey's Anatomy‚ and all things food!
Hometown: Louisville

Elizabeth Chaddic

Elizabeth Chaddic
Major: Criminal Justice and Sociology
Year: Junior
Interests: Waffle fries‚ more food‚ food‚ and food
Hometown: Louisville

Madison Chumbler

Madison Chumbler
Major: Biology
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Dance‚ Netflix‚ dogs‚ food
Hometown: Henderson‚ KY

Hayden Combs

Hayden Combs
Major: Political Science
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Netflix‚ watching cat videos‚ corn dogs‚ swimming‚ etc.
Hometown: London‚ KY

Noah Connolly

Noah Connolly
Major: Biology
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Soccer‚ basketball‚ and riddles
Hometown: Fort Thomas‚ KY

Emilie Cornett

Emilie Cornett
Major: Chemistry
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Ellie Goulding‚ breakfast‚ Freaks and Geeks
Hometown: Richmond‚ KY

Mary Craft

Mary Craft
Major: Public Health
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Equestrian‚ hiking‚ swimming‚ volunteering
Hometown: Danville‚ VA

Chester Delph

Chester Delph
Major: Marketing
Year: Junior
Interests: Sports enthusiast that loves writing‚ blogging‚ and tweeting
Hometown: Burlington‚ KY

Easton Depp

Easton Depp
Major: Political Science and Economics
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Skiing‚ tubing‚ board games‚ golf
Hometown: Fort Thomas‚ KY

Jack Desmarais

Jack  Desmarais
Major: Biology and Spanish
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Music‚ movies‚ games‚ hanging out
Hometown: Louisville

John Desmarais

John Desmarais
Major: Biology and Spanish
Year:
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Nicole Fielder

Nicole Fielder
Major: Political Science and Economics
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Hiking‚ reading‚ and eating everything in sight
Hometown: Nicholasville‚ KY

Wilfred Furtado

Wilfred Furtado
Major: Biology and Chemistry
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Biology‚ Chemistry‚ math‚ puzzles‚ biking‚ reading‚ etc.
Hometown: Louisville

Lance Gibson

Lance Gibson
Major: English and Mathematics
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Languages‚ writing‚ weightlifting‚ traveling
Hometown: Henderson‚ KY

Shelby Glover

Shelby Glover
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Carly Graf

Carly  Graf
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Year: Junior
Interests: Sports‚ baking‚ and laughing
Hometown: Midway‚ KY

Kathryn Gray

Kathryn Gray
Major: Psychology
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Audrey Hepburn
Hometown: Bowling Green‚ KY

Alexandra Griffiths

Alexandra Griffiths
Major: Political Science
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Masden Griffiths

Masden Griffiths
Major: Political Science
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Pizza‚ dogs‚ football‚ Netflix‚ etc.
Hometown: Greensburg‚ KY

Poonum Haldankar

Poonum Haldankar
Major: Economics
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Poonum Haldankar

Poonum  Haldankar
Major: Bioengineering
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Reading‚ sketching/painting‚ running‚ tennis
Hometown: Louisville

Madison Harley

Madison Harley
Major: Bioengineering
Year:
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Alec Heitz

Alec Heitz
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Running‚ singing‚ and photography!
Hometown: Floyds Knobs‚ IN

Zofia Hetman

Zofia Hetman
Major: French and Chemistry
Year: Junior
Interests: Skiing‚ traveling‚ reading‚ and biking
Hometown: Louisville

Conrad Johnson

Conrad Johnson
Major: Mathematics and Finance
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Hiking‚ camping‚ and anything outdoors!
Hometown: Fort Thomas‚ KY

Mariana Juarez

Mariana Juarez
Major: Finance
Year:
Interests: Music‚ ballet‚ food‚ movies
Hometown: Simpsonville‚ KY

Lillian Kopsolias

Lillian Kopsolias
Major: Biology
Year: Junior
Interests: Dance‚ tennis‚ reading‚ and video gaming
Hometown: Corydon‚ IN

William Lampe

William Lampe
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Eileen Marquez

Eileen Marquez
Major: Biology
Year: Sophomore
Interests:
Hometown: Louisville

Dietrich Meyer

Dietrich Meyer
Major: Marketing
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Running‚ weight lifting‚ biking‚ hiking‚ camping
Hometown: Dubuque‚ IA

Sindhu Parupalli

Sindhu Parupalli
Major: Chemical Engineering
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Hiking‚ travel‚ music‚ long walks at odd hours
Hometown: Downingtown‚ PA

Rakhi Patel

Rakhi Patel
Major: Biology
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Giving hugs‚ singing Big Sean songs‚ and taking pictures
Hometown: Mount Vernon‚ KY

Juliana Reyes

Juliana Reyes
Major: Pre-Nursing
Year: Junior
Interests: Tennis and dancing
Hometown: Colombia

Mary Robinson

Mary Robinson
Major: Biology
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Running‚ American Sign Language‚ service
Hometown: Louisville

Leo Salinas

Leo Salinas
Major: Undecided
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Leonardo Salinas Chacon

Leonardo Salinas Chacon
Major: Economics and Spanish
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Capoeira‚ math‚ civil rights
Hometown: Louisville

Marina Sasnau

Marina Sasnau
Major: Biology and Spanish
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Music‚ sports‚ hiking‚ traveling
Hometown: Darien‚ KY

Mary Schnell

Mary Schnell
Major: Undecided
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Nely Sepulveda

Nely Sepulveda
Major: English
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Nely Sepulveda

Nely  Sepulveda
Major: English and Latin American and Latino Studies
Year: Junior
Interests: Sleeping
Hometown: Louisville

Tyler Shimfessel

Tyler Shimfessel
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Volleyball‚ Netflix‚ hiking
Hometown: Winchester‚ KY

Annie Simamora

Annie Simamora
Major: Public Health
Year: Junior
Interests: Living life to the fullest‚ occasionally dogs
Hometown: Louisville

Ashley Sink

Ashley Sink
Major: Bioengineering
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Softball‚ basketball‚ soccer‚ science and math
Hometown: St. Louis‚ MO

Nicholas Smart

Nicholas Smart
Major: Nursing
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Wakeboarding‚ surfing‚ sports
Hometown: Louisville

Jamie Smith

Jamie Smith
Major: Secondary Education
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Elshadai Smith-Mensah

Elshadai Smith-Mensah
Major: Marketing
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Reading‚ traveling‚ trying new hobbies
Hometown: Ashland‚ KY

Kassandra Stanfield

Kassandra Stanfield
Major: Criminal Justice
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Tennis‚ concerts‚ and horror films
Hometown: Springfield‚ KY

Joseph Thompson

Joseph Thompson
Major: Psychology and Biology
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Volleyball‚ music‚ cultural involvement‚ community service
Hometown: Bardstown‚ KY

Garrett Uebelhor

Garrett  Uebelhor
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Outdoors‚ music‚ Greek life
Hometown: Lexington‚ KY

Andrew Walters

Andrew Walters
Major: Marketing
Year: Junior
Interests: Football‚ ice cream‚ and chocolate
Hometown: Elizabethtown‚ KY

Anna Whitlock

Anna Whitlock
Major: Finance
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Rapping‚ baking cupcakes‚ college football and world travel
Hometown: Fairfax‚ VA

Xena Wilkerson

Xena Wilkerson
Major: Criminal Justice
Year: Junior
Interests: Seahorses‚ Blink-182‚ REACH‚ chocolate‚ dogs‚ my cat Ivy
Hometown: Bardstown‚ KY

Nicholas Yates

Nicholas Yates
Major: Biology and Chemistry
Year: Sophomore
Interests: Swimming‚ hiking‚ soccer
Hometown: Louisville

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Hours & Location

REACH Ambassador Lounges
Strickler Hall 126I & 126J
Phone: 852-6706

Fall & Spring
Mon. - Thurs. 9:00am - 4:00pm
Fri. 9:00am - 3:00pm
If you have questions, contact Leighann Valdez.

Photo Album PowerPoint for Orientation


Become an Ambassador

Find out if REACH is hiring new Ambassadors, what the qualifications are, and how to apply!
http://reach.louisville.edu/applications/ambassador



Meet the Ambassadors!


facebook fan page The Ambassadors connect to many of the Mentees through their facebook fan page.


Read the Ambassador Newsletter

Freshmen LEAD

Learn about the collaboration between the REACH Ambassadors and Freshmen LEAD.


Become a Mentee

Apply to get mentoring from a REACH Ambassador:

Fill out the online form
Print and mail the form


ULTRA

Check here for information on transfer services.


Ambassador Photogallery


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