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Honors Peer Advisors

Ava Haase

Ava Haase

Honors Peer Advisor

Hometown: Saline, MI

Major: Chemical Engineering

Minor: Environmental Engineering

Honors Focus Area: Public Service

Student Activities/Organizations: Honors Student Advisory Board; Society of Women Engineers; Engineering Student Government

Favorite place or activity in Ann Arbor: Trying new restaurants in Ann Arbor!

Advice for new students: Don’t be afraid to try anything that interests you. Michigan is full of opportunities if you are looking for them!

Favorite Quote: “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

Lizzie Hoyt

Lizzie Hoyt

Honors Peer Advisor

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 

Roxana Martinez

Roxana Martinez

Honors Peer Advisor

Hometown: Macomb, MI

Major: Biomedical Engineering

Minor: International Minor for Engineers

Honors Focus Area: Still working on it!

Student Activities/Organizations: Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers;  AIESEC; M-HEAL; Beta Mu Epsilon

Favorite place or activity in Ann Arbor: The Arb

Advice for new students: Step outside of your comfort zone, and join clubs because you are passionate about their mission

Favorite Quote: “Go big or go home” 

Boomer Perry

Boomer Perry

Honors Peer Advisor

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

Hometown: Warren, MI

Major: Industrial & Operations Engineering

Minor: International Minor for Engineers; Environment Minor; Global Media Studies Minor

Honors Focus Area: Global Business and Operations

Student Activities/Organizations: Engineering Global Leadership Program; Society of Women Engineers; BLUElab India; Africa Design Research Team; SHEI Magazine; Michigan Daily

Favorite place or activity in Ann Arbor: Doing photoshoots all around the city

Advice for new students: Meet as many people as you can!

Favorite Quote: “Wa Wa Wee Wa” Borat

Oliver Zay

Oliver Zay

Honors Peer Advisor

Hometown: Grand Ledge, MI

Major: Computer Science

Minor: Statistics and Music

Student Activities/Organizations: Michigan Marching Band; Tau Beta Sigma Music Sorority

Favorite place or activity in Ann Arbor: Floor 4a of Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library

Advice for new students: Eat at Markley. Even if you don’t live there. It’s the best dining hall on campus and it deserves more recognition.

Favorite quote: “We must cultivate our garden” – Voltaire

Honors & Engagement GSIs/IA

Judy (Yuzhou) Liu

Judy (Yuzhou) Liu

Topics in Leadership (TiL) IA

Hometown: Guangzhou, China

Major: Industrial & Operations Engineering

Minor: Business + International Minor for Engineers

Honors Focus Area: Global Business and Operations

Student Activities/Organizations: Engineering Global Leadership Program, Honors Study Advisory Board, Tau Beta Pi, Alliance Consulting Group

Favorite place or activity in Ann Arbor: Hatcher south carrels on floors 3-5

Advice for new students: Always set time for yourself. Also, brose school websites and visit different offices, because you will always find useful resources!

Kai Myran

Kai Myran

ENGR 110 GSI

Hometown: Landenberg, PA

Major: Mechanical Engineering BSE and MSE

Student Activities/Organizations: American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Favorite place or activity in Ann Arbor: Bird’s Hill Park – really great for hiking!

Academic advice for new students: Use Google Calendar and go to office hours, trust me.

Life advice for new students: Find some hobbies and schedule time for them! Sometimes it can be really hard to balance your personal life with academics, but setting aside even an hour a week for something outside of school can make you feel that much more fulfilled. Plus, it can help you meet other people who share the same interests!

 

Celia Osman

Celia Osman

ENGR 110 GSI

Hometown: Denver, CO

Major: Industrial & Operations Engineering BSE and MSE

Minor: International Minor for Engineers

Honors Focus Area: Global Business and Operations

Student Activities/Organizations: EGL Honors Program, Phi Sigma Rho Engineering Sorority, Elementary Engineering Partnerships

Favorite place or activity in Ann Arbor: Basement of Blau is a great study spot, there is so much natural light and it’s rarely busy 🙂

Advice for new students: Don’t hesitate to put your physical and mental wellbeing first – no grade matters more than you staying healthy and happy!

Favorite Quote: “I don’t heven have a ‘pla.'” – Phoebe Buffay, Friends

Jack Riley

Jack Riley

Honors Seminar GSI

Hometown: Glenview, IL

Major: Civil Engineering BSE and MSE

Minor: International Minor for Engineers

Honors Focus Area: Global Business and Operations

Student Activities/Organizations: Men’s Glee Club, The Friars, EGL, Chi Epsilon

Favorite place or activity in Ann Arbor: Hammocking in the Arb

Advice for new students: Ask tons of questions! It’s okay to now know all the answers, and nobody is going to judge you for trying to learn!

Favorite Quote: “Every time someone steps up and says who they are, the world becomes a better, more interesting place.”

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