Visit us for drop-in peer advising M-F 1:30p-4:30p in 251 Chrysler

Email us at coehonors@umich.edu

Call us at 734.763.0505

Student Staff

Honors Peer Advisors

Lizzie Hoyt

Lizzie Hoyt

Honors Peer Advisor

Office Hours: Tu 3-5p; Th 3-5p

Hometown: Glen Rock, NJ

Major: Chemical Engineering

Minor: International Minor for Engineers; program in Sustainable Engineering

Honors Focus Area: Global Business and Operations

Student Activities/Organizations: EGL Honor Society; Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society; BLUElab Sa’ Nima’ Collaborative; Ski and Snowboard Club; Food Industry Student Association; Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority

Favorite place or activity in Ann Arbor: Sitting outside at coffee shops around town when the weather is nice

Advice for new students: You may think you know what you want to study or what student orgs you want to join, but there are possibilities at UM that you never even knew existed — Reach out of your comfort zone!

Favorite Quote: “My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.”  – Maya Angelou 

Roxy Martinez-Bernal

Roxy Martinez-Bernal

Honors Peer Advisor

Office Hours: W 1-2p; F 3-5p

Hometown: Macomb, MI

Major: Biomedical Engineering

Minor: International Minor for Engineers

Honors Focus Area: Global Business and Operations

Student Activities/Organizations: Biomedical Engineering Fraternity, M-HEAL, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

Favorite place or activity in Ann Arbor: Kerry Town Market

Advice for new students: Always push outside of your comfort zone, that is where you grow!

Favorite Quote: “Go big or go home” – Alana Perry

Halle Mohr

Halle Mohr

Honors Peer Advisor

Office Hours: W 3-5p

Hometown: Doylestown, PA

Major: Industrial & Operations Engineering

Minor: International Minor for Engineers

Honors Focus Area: Global Business and Operations

Student Activities/Organizations: Honors Student Advisory Board, INFORMS, Alpha Pi Mu Honor Society

Favorite place or activity in Ann Arbor: Walking or running through the Arb

Advice for new students: Be you! There’s so much to do at a big school like Michigan so try different things and meet new people. Don’t put too much on your plate and take care of yourself.

Favorite Quote: “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney

Boomer Perry

Boomer Perry

Honors Peer Advisor

Office Hours: M 1-3p; F 1-3p

Hometown: Michigan Center, MI

Major: Aerospace Engineering

Minor: Computer Science

Honors Focus Area: Still working on it!

Student Activities/Organizations: Special Olympics College at U of M; Michigan Aviators

Favorite place or activity in Ann Arbor: The Ben & Jerry’s on State Street

Advice for new students: Be willing to meet new people – your best friend could be sitting right next to you!

Favorite Quote: “His whose life has a why can bear almost any how” – Friedrich Nietzche

Paulina Rajski

Paulina Rajski

Honors Peer Advisor

Office Hours: Tu 1-2p; W 2-3p; Th 1-2p

Hometown: Warren, MI

Major: Industrial & Operations Engineering

Minor: Environment; International Minor for Engineers

Honors Focus Area: Global Business and Operations

Student Activities/Organizations: Engineering Global Leadership, MECC Consulting, SHEI Magazine, BLUELab India Project Team, Society of Women Engineers

Favorite place or activity in Ann Arbor: Hammocking in the diag or arb!

Advice for new students: Take a breather. I know many of us come from a huge overachiever mindset, but make sure you take some time to enjoy yourself and be present!

Favorite Quote: “Taking care of others, helping others, ultimately is the way to discover your own joy and to have a happy life.” – Dalai Lama from the Book of Joy

Linh Tran

Linh Tran

Honors Peer Advisor

Office Hours: M 3-5p; Tu 2-3p; Th 2-3p

Hometown: Libertyville, IL

Major: Chemical Engineering

Minor: Sustainability

Honors Focus Area: Research/Design

Student Activities/Organizations: AlChE, Beta Mu Epsilon, F.E.M.M.E.S.

Favorite place or activity in Ann Arbor: Argus Farm Stop, Frita Batidos, Michigan Union

Advice for new students: Embrace the uncomfortable! Trying new things may feel scary or awkward, but I promise everyone has felt those feelings. You’ll never know what opportunities you will miss out on by staying inside your comfort zone.

Favorite Quote: “Here’s to the fools who dream!” 

Honors & Engagement GSIs/IA

Sadie Cox

Sadie Cox

Honors Seminar GSI

Hometown: Milwaukee, WI

Major: Industrial & Operations Engineering BSE and MSE

Minor: Computer Science, International Minor for Engineers

Honors Focus Area: Global Business and Operations

Student Activities/Organizations: Alpha Pi Mu Honor Society, Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers, GroupX

Favorite place or activity in Ann Arbor: Ross Winter Garden, IMSB, Washtenaw Dairy

Advice for new students: You are your own best advocate! Work confidently and optimistically in the direction of your goals and show gratitude to those that help you achieve them.

Favorite Quote: Those who stay will be champions!

Alex Li

Alex Li

ENGR 490 Instructional Aide

Hometown: Thousand Oaks, CA

Major: Biomedical Engineering BSE

Minor: Multidisciplinary Design

Student Activities/Organizations: Beta Mu Epsilon Professional Fraternity, M-HEAL: The Initiative, University of Michigan Transportation Institute

Favorite place or activity in Ann Arbor: Bridge jumping into the Huron River

Advice for new students: Don’t compare yourself to anyone — your mental and physical health is more important than your GPA.

Favorite Quote: “We have two lives, and the second begins when we realize we only have one.” – Confucius

Judy Liu

Judy Liu

Topics in Leadership (TiL) Instructional Aide

Hometown: Guangzhou, Mainland China

Major: Insutrial and Operations Engineering BSE

Minor: Business + International Minor for Engineers

Student Activities/Organizations: Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, Center for Healthcare Engineering & Patient Safety

Favorite place or activity in Ann Arbor: Walking around campus when it’s not so cold 🙂

Advice for new students: Explore the opportunities but don’t feel the pressure to put everything on your plate – you don’t need to do everything perfectly

Favorite Quote: “Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.”

Kat Siavelis

Kat Siavelis

Honors Seminar GSI

Hometown: Elmhurst, IL

Major: Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering BSE + Industrial & Operations Engineering  MSE

Minor: International Minor for Engineers

Honors Focus Area: Global Business and Operations

Student Activities/Organizations: EGL, Quarterdeck Society, Hellenic Student Organization, Theta Tau Professional Engineering Fraternity

Favorite place or activity in Ann Arbor: Main Street Area in the summertime when it’s blocked off

Advice for new students: Never say no to getting involved in something! (You will always feel “too busy” no matter what so take advantage of your time on campus)

Favorite Quote: “Worrying is like paying a debt you don’t owe.” – Mark Twain

Vishranth (Vishy) Siva

Vishranth (Vishy) Siva

ENGR 490 GSI

Hometown: Singapore

Major: Aerospace Engineering MSE

Student Activities/Organizations: Graduate Resident Advisor – Northwood Graduate Housing

Favorite place or activity in Ann Arbor: Going around the countless coffee shops in town! Definetly a must!

Advice for new students: Be yourself and be sincere in anything you do (even if it may seem trivial) and good things are bound to happen!

Favorite Quote: “Ease is a greater threat to progress than hardship” – Denzel Washington

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Stacie Edington

(734) 763-0505

251 Chrysler

Honors Location:
251 Chrysler Center
2121 Bonisteel Blvd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2092

Hours:
Monday – Friday
8:30 AM – 12:00 PM EST
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM EST

Walk-In Peer Advising Hours:
Monday – Friday
1:30 PM – 4:30 PM EST
(September – April)

Contact Us:
Email: coehonors@umich.edu
Phone: (734) 763-0505