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TCNJ EOF Class of 2020

A Message to the EOF Graduating Class of 2020!

Congratulations from Dr. Foster

 

Congratulations from Dr. Harris

 

Congratulations from Ms. Ivonne Cruz

 

Congratulations from Mr. McCrary

 

Congratulations from Mr. Marshall

 

Congratulations from Ms. Quick

Extra Video!

 

GRADUATING SENIORS

Adjo Agbobli

  • Major: African American Studies and Women Gender Studies
  • Minor: Philosophy
  • Leadership Positions: TRIOTA Secretary and Treasury, Golden Key International Honor Society, Community Standards Board, Dean’s list
  • Future Plans: My future plans include law school and education. Whether it is working as an attorney of at a non-profit organization, I will be advocating for the education of Black bodies.

 

Amanda de Oliveira

  • Major: Public health
  • Minor: Psychology
  • Leadership Positions: Vice President of Public Health Communications Club, Resident advisor
  • Future Plans: Taking a gap year to work in Clara Maass as an emergency department technician, and then applying to Physician Assistant school.

 

Ana Herrera-Rivera

  • Major: Nursing
  • Future Plans: Planning to work as a registered nurse in NJ.

 

Ayanna Sommers

  • Major: Criminology
  • Minor: Law, Politics, & Philosophy
  • Leadership Positions: Public Relations Chair of Kinkz & Coilz
  • Future Plans: In the future I would like to be a federal law enforcement agent.

 

Benjamin Hezrony

  • Major: Biomedical Engineering
  • Leadership Positions: Vice President of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Webmaster of the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu/Mixed Martial Arts Club, Secretary of Vascular Closure Composure (Senior Project), New Jersey Space Grant Consortium Fellow
  • Future Plans: I will be continuing my education as a PhD candidate in the Biomedical Engineering program at the Wake Forest-Virginia Tech School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences. I will be specializing in injury biomechanics and medical device design!

 

Brianna Dixon

  • Major: Political Science & African-American Studies
  • Leadership Positions: Student Manager of Residential Operations(SMRO), Housing Senator of Humanities and Social Sciences, Chief of Staff, THRIVE Health & Wellness Advisor, TCNJ Middle School Day Planning Co-Chair, Inter-Greek Council Liaison, Study Abroad Advisor
  • Future Plans: Law School-Fall 2021 & currently studying for the LSAT for this upcoming year plus applying for employment as well.

 

Camille Echols

  • Major: Management
  • Future Plans: Investment management and real estate

 

Danyelle Underdue

  • Major: Biology
  • Minor: Chemistry
  • Leadership Positions: Math and Science Tutor in Tutoring Center, STEM tutor during EOF Summer Programs
  • Future Plans: I plan to obtain an internship or job at a large pharmaceutical company and later on go back to graduate school to obtain a Masters/PhD in the field of science.

 

Dominic Dominguez

  • Major: Health & Exercise Science – Teaching
  • Leadership Positions: E-Board member and leader for New Jersey Christian Fellowship, Vice President and Academic Chair for Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity, Incorporated
  • Future Plans: My plan after graduation is to be employed as a Health & Physical Education Teacher and Coach.

 

Estefany Rodriguez

  • Major: Art Education
  • Leadership Positions: President of Kappa Pi (Art Honor Society), Polansky Fellowship Recipient, Bonner Scholar
  • Future Plans: Actively seeking employment

 

Etson Barthelus

  • Major: Psychology
  • Leadership Positions: President of Haitian Student Association, Vice President of Haitian Student Association, Secretary of Haitian Student Association, Corresponding Secretary of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Youth Leader for Urban Promise Trenton, Senior Staff for Guest Services
  • Future Plans: I’m planning to go to graduate school for a master’s degree in neuropsychology. I am also planning to work as a registered behavior technician but I prefer working as a case manager in a mental health clinic while attending graduate school. After completing my master’s degree, I will continue my education to earn a doctorate degree in neuropsychology.

 

Fadi Zaki

  • Major: Interdisciplinary Business
  • Minor: Arabic and Criminology
  • Future Plans: I’m entering into the mortgage banking world.

 

Frank DiNozzi

  • Major: Elementary Education – History
  • Leadership Positions: Executive board of Alpha Phi Omega
  • Future Plans: I will be going to Rwanda, Africa with the Peace Corps to teach for two years.

 

Georgiana Abdelmoety

  • Major: WGSS
  • Future Plans: I’m going to Bryn Mawr College to get a Masters in social work.

 

Grace Sandel

  • Major: Biology
  • Leadership Positions: TCNJ Ambassador, Community Advisor, Lab Technician, Executive Board member of Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society
  • Future Plans: I plan to attend medical school to pursue an MD degree and specialization in Pediatric Endocrinology.

 

Ine’a Smith

  • Major: Self Designed – Literary, Visual, & Performing Arts
  • Minor: African American Studies
  • Leadership Positions: President of the Zeta Sigma Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, inc., Student Board Representative for the Mary Roebling International Travel Award Committee, Center for Global Engagement Peer Advisor, CAPS Peer Educator, Peer Career Educator
  • Future Plans: I will be moving to New Orleans to be a 6th grade English Teacher through Teach For America.

 

Jamili Minaya

  • Major: Criminology
  • Future Plans: After graduation I plan on getting more experience in criminology through more internships.

 

Jasmine Yoo

  • Major: Elementary Education and Psychology
  • Leadership Positions: Teachers of Young Children Fundraising Chair, SNJEA Points Chair, Student Government Senator of Humanities and Social Sciences Student Government Speaker of the General Assembly
  • Future Plans: I hope to fulfill my lifelong dream and be an elementary school teacher somewhere in New Jersey!

 

Jennifer Largo

  • Major: Early Childhood Education and Biology
  • Leadership Positions: Union Latina- Community Service Chair, Multicultural Awareness Chair, and Vice President
  • Future Plans: I am hoping to one day have my own elementary classroom to teach our future leaders.

 

Jonathan Ortega

  • Major: Electrical Engineering
  • Leadership Positions: Community Advisor, Residential Education and Housing, Judicial Board, Alpha Kappa Psi, Historian, Alpha Kappa Psi
  • Future Plans: I plan to enter the workforce, and then pursue a Master’s degree in either Electrical or Computer Engineering.

 

Joshua Trif

  • Major: Mathematics
  • Minor: Actuarial Sciences and Risk Management
  • Leadership Positions: Treasurer of Habitat for Humanity, Head of Recruitment for Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity, New Member Educator for Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity,
  • Future Plans: After graduation, I am going to be working full-time as an Underwriting Assistant training to become an Underwriter at OneBeacon Insurance Company.

 

Kailey Recio

  • Major: Urban Elementary and Psychology
  • Future Plans: I will be continuing my education at TCNJ and pursue my masters in Urban Education.

 

Kimberly Pantaleon

  • Major: Elementary Education – Mathematics with a middle school specialization
  • Leadership Positions: New Jersey Christian Fellowship: Sophomore Girls Life Group Facilitator, Union Latina: Historian and Member Outreach Chair, Council of Student Teachers of Mathematics: Co-Community Liaison
  • Future Plans: Become a middle school math teacher in New Jersey.

 

Kyler Steele

  • Major: Computer Science
  • Minor: Photography and Video
  • Leadership Positions: Student Manager of Residential Operations, Community Advisor, IT Technician, Tutor, EOF Mentor, ACM E-Board Member
  • Future Plans: Work as a software engineer and travel to do photography in different areas of the world.

 

Nisoni Davis-Halty

  • Major: Nursing
  • Future Plans: I plan to work for some time, then go back to school to become a family nurse practitioner.

 

Norberto Crespo

  • Major: Applied mathematics
  • Future Plans: Currently have a job and building my coding skills.

O’Dean Eccleston

  • Major: Dual Degree’s African American Studies and Communication
  • Leadership Positions: Founding member of M.O.E.
  • Future Plans: My future plans after graduation are to take a gap year giving me time to study for either the GRE or LSAT. I am still debating which way to go, but in the meantime, I will be working Full-Time at ResCare WorkForce Serves a comprehensive provider of workforce development services in North America. Our 50+ year legacy of experience encompasses the development, design, and delivery of demand-driven workforce solutions. I was hired as a Talent Development Specialist, however, after working here for about six months I have been promoted. My new position as of the end of May 2020 will be the “Talent Development Facilitator” of the Mercer County area.

 

Robert Robinson

  • Major: Public Health
  • Minor: Sociology
  • Leadership Positions: President of Occupational Physical Therapy Club
  • Future Plans: In the fall I will be attending the TCNJ Public Health graduate program.

 

Saloni Shah

  • Major: Nursing
  • Leadership Positions: Student Government- Senator of Health and Exercise science for 2 out of 3 years; Head senator for one year out of 3
  • Future Plans: I will be taking my NCLEX some time this summer and then applying to jobs.

 

Shanise Curry

  • Major: Psychology
  • Minor: Pre-Med track
  • Leadership Positions: Senator of Humanities and Social Science, Programming Coordinator of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated – Omicron Epsilon chapter, Mindfulness Educator at Urban Promise through TCNJ
  • Future Plans: I plan to take a gap year working as a medical assistant and then attend physician assistant school in 2021-2022.

 

Shaniqua Dawes

  • Major: Visual Arts – Graphic Design
  • Minor: Creative Writing
  • Leadership Positions: Founding President of American Institute of Graphic Arts (A.I.G.A) TCNJ Student Collective, Social Media A-Board Chair of Kappa Pi International Art Honor Society Eta Xi Chapter, Secretary of Golden Key International Honor Society
  • Future Plans: Become a User Experience/User Interface (UX/UI) Designer and use art, design, and technology to improve people’s lives and give back to communities.

 

Sherida Hinckson

  • Major: Accounting
  • Minor: Spanish
  • Leadership Positions: President and Rejuvenator of NABA, Member of the Business Student Advisory Board (BSAB), TCNJ (Trenton) Middle School Day Board member, Spanish Oral Proficiency Leader (OPL) – World Language Department, Accounting and Spanish Tutor at the tutoring center, Brother of Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Fraternity, etc.
  • Future Plans: I signed my full-time offer with Ernst and Young in August 2019. When I signed I decided to push my start date to Fall 2021, so I am taking a gap year to study and sit for my CPA certification. I also intend on getting back to my volunteering roots and volunteering in Newark and surrounding areas now that I am back home.

 

Stephanie Gomes

  • Major: Criminology
  • Minor: Psychology
  • Leadership Positions: Vice President of Recruitment and Financial Operations, Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority Incorporated, House Assistant, EOF Mentor
  • Future Plans: I plan to work with non-profit organizations in order to be able to help those who need it most. I also plan on going to law school to study immigration law in order to help out a very special group of people that I identify with.

 

Tian-na Green

  • Major: Criminology
  • Future Plans: I plan on pursuing a career as a first responder.

 

ALL 2020 EOF GRADUATES

Adamari Sanchez Georgiana Abdelmoety Laura Saenz
Adjo Agbobli Gimena Calderon Martins Osasuwen
Allison Superior Grace Sandel Merlyn Recinos
Amanda R DeOliveira Gusvernande Jean Baptiste Najah Newton
Ana Herrera-Rivera Haley Diefenbach Nathalie Von Klaveren
Angel Nacipucha Ine’A Smith Nisoni Davis-Halty
Anthony Saginario Isaiah Reyes Norberto Crespo
Ayanna Sommers Ismail Hinds O’dean Eccleston
Aydan Burgess Jamili Minaya Qureasia Troupe-Mckines
Benjamin Hezrony Jasmine Yoo Robert Robinson
Brandon Piccini Jeff Moise Rocco Cantaffa
Brianna Dixon Jennifer Largo Rumzy Khalil
Bryant Sanchez Jesenia Lopez Gonzalez Saloni Shah
Camille Echols Jonathan Ortega Seddrick Kumal
Catherine Van Morter Jose Rodas Seo Eun Choi
Christopher Ortiz Joshua Trif Shaniqua Dawes
Danyelle Underdue Juan Giraldo Shanise Curry
Daytwan Coates-Hall Julisa Barrera Sherida Hinckson
Devlyn Cifuentes Kailey Recio-Tavarez Shirley Ayala
Dominic Dominguez Kearlyn Reeves Sofia Charvet Pena
Ericka Aguilar Kimberly Cacciato Stephanie Gomes
Estefany Rodriguez Kimberly Pantaleon Stephen Jennings
Etson Barthelus Klara Bieniasz Steven Massaro
Fadi Zaki Kyler Steele Tian-na Green
Frank Dinozzi Laura Feliz Welington Jimenez
Gabriella Lozano

PICTURES AND MEMORIES (Summer 2016 – Spring 2020)

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Summer 2016

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OUR GRADUATING SENIORS!

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