Meet the Student Coordinators

marissa picMarissa Feldman

Major/Minor: Business Administration

Hometown: Baltimore, MD

What was your favorite part of NEST as a participant: Meeting great friends and bonding over fun experiences.

What are you most looking forward to about NEST 2014: Zip-lining at the ropes course!

Advice for incoming students: Be open and ready to experience new things. You could be making some life long friends and experiencing things you’ve never done before.

Fun fact: I plan to study abroad in Italy next spring.

 

Abigail picAbigail Fleming

Major/Minor: Elementary Ed and History with a Social Justice Minor

Hometown: Annandale, VA

What was your favorite part of NEST as a participant: Enjoying time with my new friends in the water

What are you most looking forward to about NEST 2014: Meeting all the incoming freshmen

Advice for incoming students: Go see your professors whenever you need help! They love helping their students and they appreciate your asking.

Fun fact: I have an 18lb cat at home.

 

Sam picSam Fortier

Major/Minor: Sustainable Development and Business Administration

Hometown: Blacksburg, VA

What was your favorite part of NEST as a participant: Meeting new people

What are you most looking forward to about NEST 2014: The entire trip we have planned is going to be great, it’s too hard to pick one thing!

Advice for incoming students: Speak up: friends are easy to find and everyone else is just as shy

Fun fact: I like to do everything!

 

Claire picClaire Zhang

Major/Minor: Biology, College of Education

Hometown: Ashburn, VA

What was your favorite part of NEST as a participant: Getting to make friendships

What are you most looking forward to about NEST 2014: Watching new students engage and make friendships

Advice for incoming students: Don’t be afraid to ask your professors/advisors questions

Fun fact: I’ve been playing soccer for 16 years!