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Peer Counselors: Summer 2020

Our Peer Counselors are all current Purdue Engineering students that serve as the first line of communication for prospective students and families when they call, email, chat or visit us. Our students are able to share their personal experiences and answer questions relating to student life, academics, and the transition to college.

Crystal Huang
Crystal Huang
Hometown: Hunan, China
Year and Major: Junior, Material Science Engineering
Campus Involvement: Outing club, SWE, EPICS (previous), Phi Sigma Rho (previous), Dance All Out (previous), Research (next semester)
Emmalee Severson
Emmalee Severson
Hometown: Westfield, IN
Year and Major: Senior, Industrial Engineering; Minors: Management, Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Campus Involvement: Purdue Engineering Student Council, Stempower, Dean's Leadership Scholar Program, Women in Engineering Program (WIEP) volunteer, WIEP Mentors and Mentees Program, WE Link, Purdue CHAARG
Gabriel Segura
Gabriel Segura
Hometown: Miami, FL
Year and Major: Sophomore, Industrial Engineering
Campus Involvement: EPICS, Shreve Grand Prix, Alpha Kappa Psi (professional business fraternity), Purdue Rising Professionals (2020 Host)
Holly Curry
Holly Curry
Hometown: Indianapolis, IN
Year and Major: Senior (5th year), Environmental and Ecological Engineering; Minor: Sustainable Engineering
Campus Involvement: WIEP, SWE, Engineers Without Borders, EPICS, Intramurals (Basketball), Research (Slow Sand Filtration), Internships, Study Abroad (Bolivia)
Ilana Roth
Ilana Roth
Hometown: Mission Viejo, CA
Year and Major: Graduate (that feels weird to say!), Mechanical Engineering; Minor: Spanish
Campus Involvement: Purdue Mechanical Engineering Ambassadors, Higher Ground Dance Company, Engineering World Health, Honors College Global Committee, BGRi TL, WIEP M&M, Study Abroad (Peru & China), The Anvil Startup Accelerator
Liz Bramer
Liz Bramer
Hometown: Hanover, IN
Year and Major: Junior, Nuclear Engineering; Minor: Engineering and Public Policy
Campus Involvement: Purdue Dance Marathon Logistics Committee, Purdue University Bands and Orchestras (Concert and Athletic), American Nuclear Society Purdue Chapter, Women In Nuclear Purdue Chapter, WIEP Mentors and Mentees, Office of Future Engineers Peer Counselor, Three Term Co-Op with Energy Harbor, Maymester Study Abroad 2018 (Ukraine), Nuclear Engineering Ambassador, and Intramural Sports (indoor/outdoor soccer)
Namita Mekala
Namita Mekala
Hometown: Freemont, CA
Year and Major: Sophomore, Multidisciplinary Engineering - Visual Design Engineering; Minor: Product Lifecycle Management
Campus Involvement: WIEP Mentor and Mentee Program: Leadership Team (2020-22), Mentor (2019-20), and Mentee (2018-19). Purdue Raas: dancer (2018-19), Fundraising Chair (2019-2020). Dance2XS: dancer (2019-present), Jr. Secretary (2020), Secretary (2020-21). Alpha Gamma Delta - Greek Life involvement.
Priyanka Bhasker
Priyanka Bhasker
Hometown: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Year and Major: Junior, Computer Engineering; Minor: Economics
Campus Involvement: Research with Professor Alex Quinn that adopts AR/VR technologies as a means of tutoring; Teaching Assistant for CS159; Captain of Purdue's premier competitive Bollywood fusion dance team; previously an EDPS fellow. 
Rachael Snow
Rachael Snow
Hometown: Muncie, IN
Year and Major: Sophomore, Industrial Engineering; Minors: Spanish, Global Studies, and Mathematics
Campus Involvement: I enjoy involvement in the EPICS learning community as the Software and Electrical Design Lead for a Magnifier project for the Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired. I am looking forward to serving as a Ministry Leader for the Reformed University Fellowship (RUF) on campus, a Residential Assistant (RA) in Meredith South, and a Leadership Committee member of the Women in Engineering Program Mentor and Mentee Program this upcoming year! As a member of the Global Engineering ALliance for Research and Education (GEARE) program, I am excited to study and research abroad and improve my Spanish language skills. 

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