Academics

2007-08 Members

Jaymes Aynsley
Major: Computer Science
Career plans: Programming position in a software development setting
Free time activities: Sports, Work
Position: Co-Webmaster Committees within
Mortar Board: Student of the Year

Julie Arends
Major(s)/Minor(s): Mathematics, Psychology minor
Career Plan: I am concurrently working on getting my teaching credential and plan to start student teaching in Fall 2008. I hope to teach math at a high school or junior high in the Inland Empire.
Free Time Activities: In my free time I like to hang out with my friends and watch movies, go to Disneyland, watch my friends and family play sports, and coach a soccer team.
Position with Mortar Board: Co Chair of the Membership Committee.
Committees within Mortar Board: Membership, Honors Convocation.

Kirstyn Bayer
Major(s)/Minor(s): Mathematics, Religious Studies
Future career plan: Undecided
Free time activities: Going to the Movies
Position within Mortar Board: Director of Communications
Committees within Mortar Board: Community Service

Nicholas Benson
Major: Communicative Disorders
Future career plan: Au.D./Ph.D. in audiology to become Audiologist
Free time activities: Intramurals, Chi Rho Psi
Position within Mortar Board: Vice President
Committees within Mortar Board: Finals Baskets


Hillary Chambers

Major(s)/Minor(s): Sociology
Future career plan: Social Work
Free time activities: Relaxing in bed with hot chocolate and watching a movie
Position within Mortar Board: Community Service Chair
Committees within Mortar Board: Community Service


Katie Clarke

Major(s)/Minor(s): Liberal Studies, Spanish minor
Future career plan: Elementary School Teacher
Free time activities: Swimming, Community Service
Position within Mortar Board: Active Member
Committees within Mortar Board: Membership, Honors Convocation


Charles Denver Cochran

Major(s)/Minor(s): Business Administration, Accounting minor
Future career plan: I have accepted an offer from the accounting firm Deloitte and Touche
Free time activities: I play football for the U of R and love interacting with people and am usually doing so in either professional, community service, or forums
Position within Mortar Board: Treasurer Committees within Mortar Board: Community Service

Jessica Dietrich

Jennifer Even
Major(s)/Minor(s): Communicative Disorders, Psychology minor
Future career plan: Attending graduated school to pursue speech therapy
Free time activities: Hanging out with friends and family, traveling around the world, and or relaxing on a lake and having fun water skiing and jet skiing
Position within Mortar Board: Historian Committees within Mortar Board: Membership

Kristin France
Major(s)/Minor(s): Communicative Disorders, Spanish
Future career plan: Bilingual Speech-Language Pathologist in a medical/private practice setting
Free time activities: Film editing, jazzercise, booking music events.
Position within Mortar Board: Co-Chair of the Membership Committee; Co-Webmaster Committees within Mortar Board: Membership, Honors Convocation

Crista Hatfield
Major: Psychology
Future career plan: Student Affairs
Free time activities: Campus involvement, community service, arts and crafts
Position within Mortar Board: Alumni Chair
Committees within Mortar Board: Finals Baskets

Allison Happ
Majors: French, Global Business
Future Career Plans: Traveling and seeing the world, working within a non-profit
Free Time Activities: Hiking and camping, writing, running.
Position/Committees: Professor of the Year

Lisa Iland
Major(s)/Minor(s): Communicative Disorders, Spanish
Future career plan: I would like to be a bilingual speech and language pathologist and have my own family centered autism clinic.
Free time activities: Singing in the Chapel Singers choir, ballroom dancing, traveling, practicing Spanish.
Position within Mortar Board: President
Committees within Mortar Board: Membership, Finals Baskets

Heather Lokar

Rebekah Louie
Major(s)/Minor(s): Biology, Chemistry minor Future career plan: Go to Optometry School either at UC Berkeley or at the Southern California School of Optometry and become an optometrist
Free time activities: I cheer, study with friends all day long and listen to music
Position within Mortar Board: Co-Committee Chair for Finals Baskets
Committees within Mortar Board: Finals Baskets, Professor of the Year

Daniel Markus

Alana Martinez
Major(s)/Minor(s): English Literature, History Future career plan: Law School
Free time activities: Water Polo, Community Service
Position within Mortar Board: Active Member
Committees within Mortar Board: Finals Baskets, Student of the Year, Convocation

Kasia Mlynski
Major: Global Business, Government minor
Future career plan: Non profits
Free time activities: Reading, relaxing, and traveling
Committees within Mortar Board: Finals Baskets


Stefano Molea

Major(s)/Minor(s): Philosophy, Government minor, emphasis in pre-law
Future career plan: I'm applying to law schools in Southern California and Massachusetts, and plan to be an attorney.
Free time activities: Hang out with friends, play the guitar, read philosophy and politics, bowling, golfing, playing pool
Position within Mortar Board: Active member Committees within Mortar Board: Student of the Year

Alisa Nichol
Major(s)/Minor(s): Business Administration, Asian Studies minor
Future Career Plans: Pursue a career in marketing or HR and own a restaurant.
Free time activities: Travelling, sports, volunteering.
Position within Mortar Board: Membership Committee

 Meghan Poma
Major(s)/Minor(s): Mathematics, Undergraduate Teaching Credential Program
Career Plan: Teach mathematics and eventually teach education classes at the university level.
Free time activities: I like to bake or play intramurals.
Position within Mortar Board: Secretary
Committees within Mortar Board: Professor of the Year

Alycia Stiles
Major(s)/Minor(s): Global Business, Asian Studies minor
Future career plan: I plan on going back to China to continue my study of Mandarin and eventually pursue a Master's. I later hope to find myself working at the US Embassy in Beijing.
Free time activities: I love the ocean, surfing, sailing, and swimming. For the past 3 summers I've worked on Catalina Island as a camp counselor and sailing instructor for small children and teens.
Position within Mortar Board: Professor of the Year Chair
Committees within Mortar Board: Professor of the Year

Sydney Townes-Witzel
Major(s)/Minor(s): English Literature, Biology
Future career plan: Not completely decided career in the medical/science field
Free time activities: Running, being outside, being with friends
Position within Mortar Board: Co-Chair of Finals Baskets
Committees within Mortar Board: Finals Baskets, Professor of the Year

Adrian Villicana
Majors: Music, Psychology Future career plan: After Graduate School, I'm planning on doing research within Psychology, and an emphasis of the Psychology of Discrimination and Prejudice. Afterwards, I plan on returning to the University setting as a Professor of Psychology.
Free time activities: I am involved in a lot of Musical Performance, including: Wind Ensemble, Orchestra, Feast of Lights, La Traviata Opera, A Clarinet Trio, and other side projects. Further, I participate in FIE, research with the Psychology department, and community service in a high school Choir department.
Position within Mortar Board: Active member Committees within Mortar Board: Membership, Professor of the Year.

Eric Wagar
Major(s)/Minor(s): Chemistry, Biology minor
Future plans: To attend dental school.
Free time activities: Tennis, basketball, ping pong
Position within Mortar Board: Active member
Committees within Mortar Board: Honors Convocation, Student and Professor of the Year


Athletics are an important part of student life.
softball player

The University softball field was modeled after the one in "Field of Dreams."

More »