Experiential Learning Spotlight

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Amanda Deliberto '16

Amanda is a Marine Biology and General Biology double major. She completed a research fellowship project at the USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies and will present her research on nitrogen fixation with invasive marine algae at the ASLO National Conference in New Orleans.

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Joe Adams '14

Joe graduated in 2014 with a B.S. in Communication, concentrating on Film and Television Production. Joe was fortunate enough to study abroad in Iceland, as well as collect video documentation of the Natural History of the Island of San Salvador, Bahamas. He is grateful for the opportunities he has had at the University of New Haven.

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Joshua Dill '16

Joshua is a theater major and has played a role in numerous productions from The School of Wives in Spring 2015 to Twelfth Night in Fall 2015. He also studied at the National Theater Institute at the O’Neill Theater Center for a semester, where he was able to build his acting skill set alongside professional actors.

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Asia Gillespie '15

Asia graduated in May 2015 with a B.A. Psychology and a concentration in Elementary Education. She founded the Future Teachers club, was a member of the NAACP, and held a position in the USGA as well as served as a mentor for a local high school student through an experiential education class at the University of New Haven.

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Teresa Navarro '16

Teresa is majoring in English with a concentration in writing and a minor in sociology. As part of her SURF project, she transcribed over 20 handwritten issues of a 150-year-old journal. She also conducted her own faculty-mentored research which focused on 19th century English humor and group isolation.

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Brittany Palmer '18

Brittany Palmer is a double major in Political Science and Theater Arts. Following an internship at the Yale University Art Gallery, Brittany co-founded a LGBTQ+ youth mentoring program named Out of the Gallery. She followed her passion for theater at the University of New Haven by creating a medieval morality play.

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Lauren Roberts '16

Lauren is an English major with a concentration in pre-education. She studied abroad at the University of New Haven’s Prato, Italy Campus during the Fall 2013 semester, where she was able to teach English as a second language within an Italian school system.