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Peer Advisors

What is a Peer Advisor?

Peer Advisors (PAs) assist in providing direct service to new students aimed at encouraging a successful academic and social transition into the UW Tacoma community. PAs serve as role models and mentors to new students both through direct one-on-one interactions and through group activities and events. PAs are responsible for connecting new students with important campus resources and key university contacts fostering a positive transition and student experience.



Meet the 2014-2015 Peer Advisors!

Name: Maggie Gonzalez-Ruiz
Email: uwtpa1@uw.edu
Hometown: Longview, WA
Major: Environmental Science
Name: TJ Hardy
Email: uwtpa2@uw.edu
Hometown: Puyallup, WA
Major: Marketing
Name: Emily Mcgee
Email: uwtpa3@uw.edu
Hometown: Tacoma, WA
Major: Psychology



Name: Alec Pallasigui
Email: uwtpa4@uw.edu
Hometown: Tacoma, WA
Major: Marketing & International
Business
Name: Kynze Rogers
Email: uwtpa5@uw.edu
Hometown: Vancouver, WA
Major: Psychology
Name: Gurjot Samra
Email: uwtpa6@uw.edu
Hometown: Auburn, WA
Major: Environmental Science
& Pre-Med



Name: Suhaila Hanno
Email: uwtpa7@uw.edu
Hometown: Auburn, WA
Major: International Business
Name: Cynthia Parrott
Email: uwtpa8@uw.edu
Hometown: Tacoma, WA
Major: Communications
& Arts, Media, Culture
Name: Luis Solis-Bruno
Email: uwtpa9@uw.edu
Hometown: Puyallup, WA
Major: Computer Science
& Systems



Name: Rafael Tadeo
Email: uwtpa10@uw.edu
Hometown: Tacoma, WA
Major: Computer Science
& Systems
Name: Duyen Tran
Email: uwtpa11@uw.edu
Hometown: Pasco, WA
Major: Healthcare Leadership
Name: Helena Williamson
Email: uwtpa12@uw.edu
Hometown: Sumner, WA
Major: Communications