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New Student Orientation Leaders 2013 -- Meet Your Leaders!

NSO Leaders
NSO Leaders Magnified


Aislinn Donovan

Hometown: Falmouth
State: MA
Email: adonovan@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Art Therapy
Nickname: Ash
Why I Like NSO: It's a wonderful way to make new friends, connect with others and build life long bonds. It is a fun exciting, powerful program to be part of it.
Favorite Quote: "Be the change you wish to see in the world."
Co-curricular Activities: NSO, Art Therapy Club

Alexa Theodore

Hometown: Acushnet
State: MA
Email: atheodore@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Rehabilitation & Disability
Nickname: Lexie
Why I Like NSO: It was one of the best ways to meet new people when I first got to school and it was a lot of fun.
Favorite Quote: "Yes the past can hurt, but the way I see it, you can either run from it or learn from it"-Rafikki
Co-curricular Activities: Student Ambassadors, Pride Dance Team

Alyssa Gaines

Hometown: Wakefield
State: RI
Email: againes@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Occupational Therapy
Nickname: none
Why I Like NSO: NSO gave me the opportunity to know my peers and meet people with similar interests.
Favorite Quote: "At the end of the day, you can focus on what's tearing you apart, or whats holding you together"
Co-curricular Activities: Club Ski & Snowboarding Team, Student Occupational Therapy Assoc., National Society of Leadership & Success

Amarilees Bolorin

Hometown: Holyoke
State: MA
Email: abolorin@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Athletic Training
Nickname: Amo
Why I Like NSO: I liked NSO because it made my transition into SC much easier and allowed me to meet some great people.
Favorite Quote: " Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times if one only remembers to turn on the light."
Co-curricular Activities: NSO, AT Club, employee of America Reads Program

Becca Jacobson

Hometown: Fort Washington
State: PA
Email: rjacobson@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Psychology/ Sociology/Social Justice (minors)
Nickname: none
Why I Like NSO: NSO is where I met my best friends & got the chance to be myself.
Favorite Quote: "I am because we are!" - Ubuntu
Co-curricular Activities: SGA, NSO, Outdoor Pursuits

Ben Ernst

Hometown: West Springfield
State: West Springfield
Email: bernst2@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Elementary & Special Education
Nickname: Beinie
Why I Like NSO: NSO got me out of my comfort zone and I got to act like a kid for 3 days
Favorite Quote: "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then is not an act, but a habit"-Aristotle
Co-curricular Activities: Swimming & Diving, NSO

Bethany Donovan

Hometown: Falmouth
State: MA
Email: bdonovan@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Psychology
Nickname: Beth
Why I Like NSO: It was a great way for me to let loose and just be myself. I was nervous coming to college, NSO was an amazing way for me to make friends and have some fun before classes started.
Favorite Quote: "Don't count the days, make the days count!"
Co-curricular Activities: NSO, Psychology Club

Bobby Ritz

Hometown: Simsbury
State: CT
Email: rritz@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Movement & Sports Studies
Nickname: none
Why I Like NSO: NSO is a way to meet new people and have tons of fun
Favorite Quote: "Always keep smiling because people will never know what you are up to" - Jennifer Kuziak
Co-curricular Activities: Campus Recreation, NSO, Outdoor Pursuits

Brian O'Gara

Hometown: Vernon
State: CT
Email: bogara@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Physical Education
Nickname: none
Why I Like NSO: NSO was a great way to meet new people and learn about Springfield College.
Favorite Quote: "I can accept failure, everyone fails at something, but I can't accept not trying." -Michael Jordan
Co-curricular Activities: Campus Recreation

Catherine Dodig

Hometown: townname
State: statename
Email: emailname@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): majorname
Nickname: nickname
Why I Like NSO: likename
Favorite Quote: quotename
Co-curricular Activities: activitiesname

Caitlyn Holik

Hometown: South Windsor
State: Connecticuit
Email: cholik@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Physical Therapy
Nickname: Caitie
Why I Like NSO: NSO gave me a chance to meet new people who I could ask questions to and feel comfortable on campus knowing where everything was.
Favorite Quote: "Impossible is not a declaration. It's a dar. Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary. Impossible is nothing." - Muhammad Ali
Co-curricular Activities: SC Softball, Pride Athletic Advisory Committee (PAAC).

Cody Ross

Hometown: Warwick
State: MA
Email: cross3@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Movement & Sports Studies/Health Studies
Nickname: none
Why I Like NSO: NSO helps you to get to know a small group of students and the NSO leaders
Favorite Quote: "I can accept failure, I cannot accept not trying" -Michael Jordan
Co-curricular Activities: Partners Program, Capt of Ultimate Frisbee Team

Courtney Rivest

Hometown: Agawam
State: MA
Email: crivest@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Physical Therapy
Nickname: Court
Why I Like NSO: NSO was a great way to meet people before classess started. By the time NSO ended, I had a family of people who were there for me.
Favorite Quote: "Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better, its not"- Dr. Seuss
Co-curricular Activities: Hall Council, ASB Jamaica-co chair, Together Campaign, Aramark on campus work

Daniel Fay

Hometown: Yorktown
State: NY
Email: dfay@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Health Science/Physical Therapy
Nickname: Dan
Why I Like NSO: NSO was an excuse to hangout with friends all the time. I became friends with my co-group leaders and my NSO group-still to this day.
Favorite Quote: "Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important"
Co-curricular Activities: Men's Swimming & Diving Team, Club Crew Team, SC Singers

Heather Lewis

Hometown: Saratoga Springs
State: NY
Email: hlewis@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Exploratory Studies
Nickname: none
Why I Like NSO: At NSO I met so many people, shared amazing moments with them. If felt great to have a "family" my first few days at SC. NSO truly made my experience here one of the best.
Favorite Quote: "Life begins at the end of your comfort zone" - Neale Walsch, "Be yourself, everone else is taken"- Oscar Wilde"
Co-curricular Activities: SC Women's Varsity Basketball, Y Club

Jackie Wieloch

Hometown: townname
State: statename
Email: emailname@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): majorname
Nickname: nickname
Why I Like NSO: At NSO I met so many people, shared amazing moments with them. If felt great to have a "family" my first few days at SC. NSO truly made my experience here one of the best.
Favorite Quote: "Life begins at the end of your comfort zone" - Neale Walsch "Be yourself, everone else is taken"- Oscar Wilde"
Co-curricular Activities: SC Women's Varsity Basketball, Y Club

Jami Barile

Hometown: South Windsor
State: CT
Email: jbarile@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Psychology
Nickname: none
Why I Like NSO: I really felt like I was part of something very special. During NSO, we all became a family, and family is always important
Favorite Quote: "Everything happens for a reason.Sometimes you don't know what it is right away, but trust me, there is always a reason."
Co-curricular Activities: I Tones (Women's Acapella group), Hall Security ,SC Outing Club, CAB, Intramurals, NSO leader, T squad, Equipment Room staff

Jasmine Jiles

Hometown: Springfield
State: MA
Email: jjiles@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): English
Nickname: Jazzy/Jiles/Jas
Why I Like NSO: NSO was the chance for me to be as loud and energetic as I wanted, and it was considered normal! The activities and warm family atmoshpere made it a fun experience.
Favorite Quote: "Life begins at the end of your comfort zone"
Co-curricular Activities: WSCB-Radio, SC Theatre/Best of Broadway, SC Singers,NSO,ITones(female acappela group)

Jeff Doran

Hometown: Deep River
State: CT
Email: jdoran@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Emergency Medical Services Management
Nickname: none
Why I Like NSO: NSO allowed me to be open, enjoy my first few days, and be myself. I formed some great relationships and would not trade the experience for the world.
Favorite Quote: "In three words I can sum up everything I learned about life: It goes on." Robert Frost and Psalms 46
Co-curricular Activities: Residence Life, NSO, SC Mens Rugby, SCOC, EMS, Partners Program

Jen Thompson

Hometown: Cheshire
State: CT
Email: jthompson@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Health Science
Nickname: none
Why I Like NSO: I loved NSO because it gave me a chance to be myself, meet other people in other groups on campus. It made SC truly feel like my home away from home!
Favorite Quote: "Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind." Dr. Seuss
Co-curricular Activities: Women's Diving Team(Captain), Special Olympics Volunteer, Health Science Club, Hall Security, Lifeguard, NSO

Joe Capossela

Hometown: Newington
State: CT
Email: jcapossela@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Health Services Administration
Nickname: Joe
Why I Like NSO: I liked NSO because it made my transition to college easier. NSO allowed me to get to know a bunch of people and many of them are friends now.
Favorite Quote: "Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving." Albert Einstein
Co-curricular Activities: Dept. of Safety worker

Josh Swain

Hometown: Lunenburg
State: MA
Email: jswain@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Physical Therapy
Nickname: Josh
Why I Like NSO: You meet a lot of awesome people, who become close with your group and create lasting friendships
Favorite Quote: "The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty" -Winston Churchill
Co-curricular Activities: Student Ambassador, Habitat for Humanity, Jamaica ASB, NSO

Kathleen Allen

Hometown: Saratoga Springs
State: NY
Email: kallen3@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Health Science
Nickname: Kath,Leen
Why I Like NSO: NSO is what made my family here at SC, not only going through NSO as a freshman but being a leader as well. It is a family that will do anything for each other & this has helped me build who I am
Favorite Quote: "To infinity and beyond"
Co-curricular Activities: Residence Life, NSO, Student Government,Humanics instructor

Kelsey Gilmore

Hometown: Lyndeborough
State: NH
Email: kgilmore@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Applied Exercise Science/Athletic Coaching
Nickname: Kelso
Why I Like NSO: NSO is an unforgettable experience for incoming students to make an easy transition into college life. I like NSO because my leaders created an atmosphere for me and my group to create great memories.
Favorite Quote: "Don't cry because its over, smile because it happened."
Co-curricular Activities: Partners Program Site Coordinator, Americorp Member Applied Exercise Science Club, SC Intramurals

Kelsey Wenstrom

Hometown: Ayer
State: MA
Email: kwenstrom@springfieldcollege
Major(s): Psychology/ Early Childhood Education
Nickname: Kellah
Why I Like NSO:
Favorite Quote: "You cannot do all the good the world needs, but the world needs all the good you can do."
Co-curricular Activities:

Kevin Agostini

Hometown: Williamstown
State: MA
Email: kagostini@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Athletic Training
Nickname: Ago or Steve
Why I Like NSO: I like NSO , as it is the best orientation program in the country, but also, because it really helped me adjust to college life by giviing me lifelong friends and memories that I will always remember. I can never think of a dull moment during NSO, that is why I enjoy it so much, because everything is high energy and fun. I feel that we are one of the few orientation groups that acturally make the overall experience an enjoyable one.
Favorite Quote: "We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths" - Walt Disney
Co-curricular Activities: NSO, Residence Life, (RA), Student Ambassador, Athletic Training Club

Killian O'Brien

Hometown: Fishers
State: IN
Email: kobrien@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Computer Science
Nickname: none
Why I Like NSO: I liked NSO because it allows you to be yourself all while learning you way around campus and making a great group of friends.
Favorite Quote: "The only way to find the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible."
Co-curricular Activities: NSO, Men's Gymnastics, RA, Work on campus

Kristiann Kassay

Hometown: Seymour
State: CT
Email: kkassay@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Movement & Sports Studies /Physical Education/ Health Studies
Nickname: Kristi
Why I Like NSO: My NSO leaders made me feel so comfortable on campus and I learned so much from them. I also made some of my best friends because of NSO.
Favorite Quote: "A dream you dream is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality"
Co-curricular Activities: NSO, Rugby, Outdoor Pursuits, Wellness Center Supervisor, East Campus Facilitator, Americorp

Lauren Farrar

Hometown: Lincroft
State: NJ
Email: lfarrar@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Physical Therapy
Nickname: none
Why I Like NSO: NSO was a great way to meet new people. My leaders were so welcoming, that it made the first couple of days of college a little easier.
Favorite Quote: "I hope you live a life you are proud of; and if you find that you are not, I hope you have the strength to start all over again."
Co-curricular Activities: NSO, Habitat for Humanity, Phonathon

Lori Romanuk

Hometown: Plaistow
State: NH
Email: lromanuk@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): EMS-M
Nickname: none
Why I Like NSO: NSO was a great way to meet friends and it is a one of a kind program.
Favorite Quote: "It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up again."
Co-curricular Activities: EMT, Spiritual Life, Public Safety, NSO, YMCA, Alumni Association

Mackenzie Ditomassi

Hometown: Longmeadow
State: MA
Email: mditomassi@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): American Studies /Elementary Education
Nickname: Dito
Why I Like NSO:
Favorite Quote: "Not all who wander are lost."
Co-curricular Activities: ITones (Women's Acapella group), Class secretary, Education Club, LTC

Maggie MacDonald

Hometown: Norfolk
State: MA
Email: mmacdonald2@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Psychology
Nickname: none
Why I Like NSO: Because I had an NSO leader with a rockin beard ?
Favorite Quote: "Life is short, so lets go live it, theres no time for wasting time"
Co-curricular Activities: Swim & Diving Team, YMCA Club

Mariah Billups

Hometown: Barrington
State: RI
Email: mbillups@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Health Science Dance Minor
Nickname: MO
Why I Like NSO: I loved NSO because I made some of my best friends through NSO and by the end of the program I really felt comfortable on the campus.
Favorite Quote: "Things don't happen, they are made to happen."
Co-curricular Activities: 2015 Class President, Student Trustee elect, Student Ambassador & Board member, SC dancers, Pride Dance Team, Best of Broadway, NSO

Marin Nichols

Hometown: Winsted
State: CT
Email: mnichols@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Rehabilitation and Disability Studies / Occupational Therapy
Why I Like NSO: NSO gave me a family at college. I found a group of students who, while very different from each other, shared the common interest of helping new students as well as fellow leaders.
Favorite Quote: Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass; It's about learning to dance in the rain.

Mary Monahan

Hometown: West Hartford
State: CT
Email: mmonahan@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Physical Therapy
Nickname: Mar
Why I Like NSO: NSO was fun having a small group of kids to get to know really well. It made it easier to adjust to school. We also learned a lot about the school & campus, which made me feel comfortable.
Favorite Quote: "If it doesn't challenge you, it doesn't change you."
Co-curricular Activities: Ultimate Frisbee, SPTO, On campus work in the library

Megan Geic

Hometown: Chicopee
State: MA
Email: mgiec@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Physician Assistant
Nickname: Meg
Why I Like NSO: NSO is a close knit family who welcomes new students, gets to know them, and then we grow as a family
Favorite Quote: "That which does not kill us makes us stronger"- Friedrich Nietzche
Co-curricular Activities: Physician Assistant Club, NSO

Andrea Feeley

Hometown: Springfield
State: MA
Email: afeely@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Sports Biology
Nickname: Dre
Why I Like NSO: I met a lot of people, felt really welcomed to the school, saw that everyone else was just as nervous as I was.
Favorite Quote: "If your not first you're last" - Ricky Bobby
Co-curricular Activities: NSO

Meghan Zimbler

Hometown: Port Jefferson Station
State: NY
Email: mzimbler@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Communications/Sports Journalism
Nickname: none
Why I Like NSO: NSO gave me the chance to really open up at the start of college. It was an amazing help to the transition as an SC student.
Favorite Quote: "Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game"
Co-curricular Activities: NSO, SC Student Newspaper, SCTV 3, Softball

Michelle Steinberg

Hometown: East Meadow
State: NY
Email: msteinberg@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Athletic Training
Nickname: none
Why I Like NSO: Met great people; Fun: Awesome way to start off college
Favorite Quote: "I am because we are!" - Ubuntu
Co-curricular Activities: East Campus ropes course facilitator, YMCA Club, AT Club, Outdoor Pursuits staff

Nicole Chaves

Hometown: Pittsfield
State: MA
Email: nchaves@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Physician Assistant
Nickname: none
Why I Like NSO: I liked NSO because my leaders were so welcoming and friendly. They made NSO fun and my first few days of college exciting.
Favorite Quote: "All you have to do is be yourself and live the story that no one else can live- the story of your own unique life. Be Proud, Be Confident, and most of all, Be Happy."
Co-curricular Activities: Class of 2015 Secretary, Chemistry Lab Aide, PASO, NSO

Nicole Lentine

Hometown: Methuen
State: MA
Email: nlentine@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Physical Therapy
Nickname: none
Why I Like NSO: The atmosphere of NSO is amazing. Everyone is so welcoming and fun. Your NSO group become your first best friends on campus.
Favorite Quote: "You are stronger than you seem, braver than you believe, and smarter than you think you are."
Co-curricular Activities: Partners Program, SC Intramurals, Habitat for Humanity

P. J. Andrews

Hometown: Lincoln
State: RI
Email: pandrews@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Business Management
Nickname: PJ
Why I Like NSO: Because it allows you to be yourself and impact the lives of others
Favorite Quote: "Its not about where you start, its all about where you finish"
Co-curricular Activities: Partners Program, Mens Track & Field, Hall Council

Paige Brandsorfer

Hometown: Dix Hills
State: NY
Email: pbrandsdorfer@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Physical Therapy
Nickname: none
Why I Like NSO: I enjoyed NSO because it gave me the opportunity to meet new people. It took the nerves away, once I realized that everyone else was going through the same adjustment to college as I was. In simpler terms NSO was the first thing that made SC feel like family.
Favorite Quote: "An adventurous life does not necessarily mean climbing mountains, swimming with sharks or jumping off cliffs. It means risking yourself by leaving a little piece of you behind in all those you meet along the way" -anonymous
Co-curricular Activities: NSO, Student Ambassador, SC Outreach Center(SCOC)

Pat Kenney

Hometown: Liverpool
State: NY
Email: pkenney@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Communications/Sports Journalism
Nickname: Pat
Why I Like NSO: NSO helped me to connect with so many people and it provided a fun and comfortable atmosphere that first year's need in order to transition into the SC atmosphere.
Favorite Quote: "Life is filled with choices, so ...what are you going to do?"
Co-curricular Activities: Student Newspaper Editor, Y Club, Y Lead Program facilitator, NSO

Rob Salvaggio

Hometown: Weymouth
State: MA
Email: rsalvaggio@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Sports Management
Nickname: Rob
Why I Like NSO: NSO gave me an opportunity to build a family on campus before transitioning into classes.
Favorite Quote: "Shoot for the moon, even if you miss, you'll land among the stars."
Co-curricular Activities: NSO, Residence Life-RA, SMRT Club, Asst Coach, Men's Volleyball, Athletics employee, National Society of Leadership & Success

Ryan Semke

Hometown: Poughquag
State: NY
Email: rsemke@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Sports Management
Nickname: none
Why I Like NSO: NSO leaders were upperclassmen who we got to know & helped us become comfortable at SC. Also, entertainment for our first 4 days
Favorite Quote: "Remember who you are"
Co-curricular Activities: NSO, SOAR, Sports Mgmt Club, President, Leadership Summit Facilitator

Samantha Cannon

Hometown: Essex
State: CT
Email: scannon@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Psychology
Nickname: Sam
Why I Like NSO: You get to meet so many wonderful people that are active in so many different areas of campus and those people become one big family that really cares for each other.
Favorite Quote: "Do what you feel in your heart to be right-for you'll be criticized anyway" Eleanor Roosevelt
Co-curricular Activities: Partners Progrm,Blast, America Reads, Y Club, SC Outreach Committee, RA, Student Ambassador, Campus Union Staff

Sarah Caragian

Hometown: Hudson
State: MA
Email: scaragian@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Athletic Training
Nickname: none
Why I Like NSO: You make liffelong memories and friends.
Favorite Quote: "Today will be a good day." ML
Co-curricular Activities: Athletic Training Club, NSO

Sarah Esposito

Hometown: Hamden
State: CT
Email: sesposito3@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Criminal Justice
Nickname: Sarah
Why I Like NSO: I loved NSO because it gave me two incredible leaders to look up to, best friends, and a family.
Favorite Quote: "The real question is not whether life exists after death. The real question is whether you are alive before death"- Osho
Co-curricular Activities:

Scott Newman

Hometown: Ayer
State: MA
Email: snewman@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Physical and Health Education
Favorite Quote: "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us"
Co-curricular Activities: Leadership Summit facilitator, co-ed A cappella group "Maroon XIII", intramural sports, Phys. Ed department "Two-Striper"

Steve Carra

Hometown: East Meadow
State: NY
Email: scarra@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Physical Education
Nickname: none
Why I Like NSO: I love people and life is about relationships. I think it is a great to help new people transfer into an amazing new era of their lives, while getting to know them better along the way.
Favorite Quote: "When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you will be successful."
Co-curricular Activities: Body Building Team, Student Government, NSO,

Taylor Buckley

Hometown: Newtown
State: CT
Email: tbuckley@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Psychology and Sociology
Nickname: None
Why I Like NSO: I enjoyed NSO because my leaders were friendly and welcoming. NSO made the transition to college a lot easier.
Favorite Quote: "Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place" - Kurt Vonnegut
Co-curricular Activities: Habitat for Humanityk, Study Abroad, Residence Life Hall Council, Blast Program (Kid's mentoring).

Tim Johansmeyer

Hometown: Nortoh
State: MA
Email: tjohansmeyer@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Math/Secondary Education
Nickname: none
Why I Like NSO: NSO broadened my horizons and made the transition into college a lot easier.
Favorite Quote: "Life is for living"
Co-curricular Activities: Track and Field, NSO Leader, Co-President Habitat for Humanity, SGA VP of Business Affairs

Ally Rivelli

Hometown: North Kingstown
State: RI
Email: arivelli@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Occupational Therapy/Health Science
Nickname: Ally
Why I Like NSO: NSO immediately helped me to feel comfortable on campus. It was an amazing experience where I made some great friends.
Favorite Quote: "No matter where you are in life right now, no matter who you are, no matter how old you are- it is never to late to be who you are meant to be"
Co-curricular Activities: NSO, Softball

Anne Goodeve

Advisor
Title: Assistant Director of Admissions/Transfer Coordinator

Greg Tozzi

Hometown: Hamden
State: CT
Email: gtozzi@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Athletic Training
Nickname: Greg
Why I Like NSO: My NSO leaders made me feel comfortable throughout the entire NSO weekend. I loved meeting other students that are now my close friends today.
Favorite Quote: "To avoid situations in which you might make mistakes may be the biggest mistake of them all."
Co-curricular Activities: NSO, Athletic Training Club, Intramurals (floor hockey)

Nicole Bihler

Position: Health Educator
Email: nbihler@springfieldcollege.edu

Pat Smith

Hometown: Niskayana
State: NY
Email: psmith4@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Sports Management
Nickname: none
Why I Like NSO: NSO is a great opportunity to meet new people and have a lot of fun.
Favorite Quote: When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down "happy" They told me I did not understand the assignment. I told them they did not understand life."- John Lennon
Co-curricular Activities: Swimming and Diving, Track and Field, NSO Leader, Outdoor Pursuits

Sam Zapatka

Hometown: Bangkok, Thailand
State:
Email: szapatka@springfieldcollege.edu
Major(s): Sports Management
Nickname: Sam
Why I Like NSO: Gives the incoming students a great opportunity to become acclimated to SC
Favorite Quote: "Crush It"
Co-curricular Activities: Men's Volleyball

Terry Vecchio

Advisor
Title: Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Associate Dean of Students

Tom St. John

Advisor
Title: Coordinator of Intramural and Club Sports
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