Peer Educators

 Sarah Riccio

Sarah Riccio
Hey everyone! My name is Sarah Riccio and I am from Newtown, CT. I am part of the class of 2019, a double major in Math and Spanish, and in the Education program so I can become an Elementary School Teacher! You can find me singing in choir, playing piano in the Chapel, or just spending time with friends. I love doing Zumba, participating in Volunteer Programs, and being a teacher’s assistant at the Multicultural Magnet school here in Bridgeport! I am so excited to be part of S.W.E.E.T. and I hope everyone has an amazing year here at SHU!

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 Erin Curley

Erin Curley
Hi everyone! My name is Erin Curley I'm from Bellmore, Long Island and a member of the class of 2019. I am a Theology/Religious Studies Major with a minor in Psychology and Catholic Studies as well as part of the 5-year program. In my free time, I love listening to country music, watching movies and baking "sweet" things. On campus, I am involved with Campus Ministry, Residence Life, and Hearts United. I think health and wellness is really important to keep in mind especially when we all have such busy schedules to keep up with here at Sacred Heart. If you’re interested in SWEET or have any questions about health and wellness feel free to reach out!

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Sara Chow

Sara Chow
Hi everyone! My name is Sara Chow and I’m part of the Class of 2020. I’m from Avon, Connecticut and I am a nursing major. In addition to being a part of S.W.E.E.T, I’m a member of the Student Nurses Association and SHU-WELL LLC. When I’m not studying or doing work, you can find me volunteering with students at the Urban Impact program, hanging out with friends, or trying to tell corny jokes to anyone who will listen to me. I’m so excited to be part of a S.W.E.E.T because I truly value living a healthy lifestyle. Feel free to reach out to me with anything at all or just to say hello!

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Stacey Drosos 

Stacey Drosos
Hello! My name is Stacey Drosos and I am from Old Bridge, New Jersey. I have two brothers and an enormous extended Greek/Irish family. I am studying to become a nurse and will graduate in 2019. In my spare time, I enjoy reading, watching corny 90's movies and cooking healthy recipes. At SHU, I am a part of the Student Nurses Association, Irish Step Company, Student Ambassadors and Greek Life. I am so grateful to be a part of the S.W.E.E.T Peer Educator group, because I believe good mental and physical health equals a good college experience! I am a chatterbox by nature and absolutely love meeting new people, so please don't hesitate to reach out to me.

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‌‌ Julianna Morrone

Julianna Morrone
Hey! I am Julianna Morrone, and I am from Westerly, RI. My major is exercise science in the class of 2019, and I am pursuing Physical Therapy. I love to play volleyball, paddleboard, and hang out at the beach! Here at SHU, I am in dance ensemble, on the club volleyball team, and in the Honors Program, along with other clubs and activities! I am super excited to be a member of S.W.E.E.T., and I look forward to the many memories that await!

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‌‌ Aine Lannery  Aine Lannery
Hi everyone!MynameisAineLannery and I am apart of the Class of 2019 here at SHU! I am from Newton, Massachusetts and am a psychology major with a minor in criminal justice. I am so excited to be apart of S.W.E.E.T as promoting a healthy and happy lifestyle is very important. Other things I am involved in on campus is Habitat for Humanity, Greek Life and other various activities. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to me if you need anything at all!

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Kamryn Desrosiers

Kamryn Desrosiers
Hi Everyone! I'm Kamryn and I'm from Enfield, Connecticut. My major is English and Education and I am a member of the class of 2021. In addition to being a member of s.w.e.e.t., I am involved in Best Buddies. I love volunteering and being involved in the community, and in my free time I read lots of books, spend time with my family, and listen to country music. I am so excited to be a part of s.w.e.e.t. because I love being a part of a team that spreads health and well being in all areas of life! Please don't hesitate to reach out to me or say hello if you see me on campus!

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Lisa Lavorgna 

Lisa Lavorgna
Hi! My name is Lisa Lavorgna and I am a member of the Class of 2019 here at Sacred Heart. I am from North Haven, CT and I am a Psychology major with a minor in Social Work. I hope one day to work with children and adolescents to help aid in bettering their mental and emotional health throughout the course of their childhood and teen years. Aside from being a new member of S.W.E.E.T., I am also the Secretary of the Student Events Team and the Secretary of the Psychology Club here on campus. I am also a member of Student Government, and in addition to studying and going to class, you can also find me at the front desk of the library where I have my work study (come say hi!). In my spare time I love to spend time with my family and friends, listen to country music, and binge-watch Netflix. I am super excited to be a new member of S.W.E.E.T. and am always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone on campus!

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Shannon Stubbe 

Shannon Stubbe
Hi everyone! My name is Shannon Stubbe and I am in the class of 2021 here at Sacred Heart. I am from Brookfield, CT and now I can say my new home is at SHU. I am an Interdisciplinary Studies Major and am looking forward to becoming a teacher when I am older. I am also part of the Green SHUs and Love Your Melon. I am looking forward to sharing my healthy lifestyle and helping people at SHU. I always try to put out positive energy into the world and I would love for more people to do the same. I am so excited to be a part of S.W.E.E.T. and share my love for Sacred Heart with all of you!!

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Adrianna Perugini 

Adrianna Perugini
Hi guys! My name is Adrianna Perugini and I’m from Watertown, CT. I’m in the class of 2021 here at Sacred Heart University and I’m a marketing major. As a freshman I started my journey by participating in the business pre-fall program. Currently, I am in the Honors Program and contribute to the Honors Council. I also love being a part of the choir program and having concerts that my friends and family can attend. Along with the choir program, I am on the choir e-board as the recruitment chair! I’m the mission chair on the Relay for Life committee, which is a great cause that I’m proud to be supporting. As my years go on here at SHU, I’m excited to continue to work hard and get more involved. I’m thrilled to be a S.W.E.E.T. Peer Educator to make our SHU community an even more kinder place!!

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Michaela Christie 

Michaela Christie
Hey everyone! My name is Michaela Christie and I’m from West Hartford, CT. I am in the class of 2021 and I am a Nursing major here at Sacred Heart, with a Communications minor. I’m involved with choir, volunteering, and now S.W.E.E.T! In my spare time I enjoy swimming, cooking, and I love meeting new people! I am very easygoing, and I love talking to people and just getting to know them. I am super excited to be here at Sacred Heart and I cannot wait for the opportunities coming in the future!

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Gessica Mongelli 

Gessica Mongelli
Hi! My name is Gessica Mongelli and I am from Wayne, New Jersey. I am a member of the class 2021. I am an Exercise Science major and I intend to get a master in Athletic Training. Some hobbies of mine include photography, hiking, beach trips and spending time with my family. Here at SHU, I am a thrower on the Women’s Track and Field team, a part of the Exercise Science Club and Habitat for Humanity. I am so excited to be a part of S.W.E.E.T and I look forward to meeting new people!!!

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Gabriella Rego 

Gabriella Rego
Hi everyone! My name is Gabriella Rego and I am from Shelton, CT. Super far from home, I know. I’m in the Jack Welch College of Business and I hope to graduate with a degree in finance in 2021. I’m a highly energetic and enthusiastic individual who is always looking to meet new people and help them if they need it. That’s why from the moment that I heard s.w.e.e.t ’s presentation at orientation, I knew I wanted to apply to be a peer educator! In addition to s.w.e.e.t, I’m involved on campus with Habitat for Humanity, my work study, and the Student Events Team. I also have a job off campus, so any free chance I get I love to spend time with my friends or relax. Feel free to reach out to me or say hello if you see me on campus!

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Margo Douglas 

Margo Douglas
Hi everyone! My name is Margo Douglas and I’m from Westerly, Rhode Island. I’m a member of the class of 2019. I am majoring in Psychology with a minor in Health Science and Speech-Language Pathology. On campus I’m involved in Dance Ensemble, Greek Life, Relay For Life, the Honors Program and Student Ambassadors. I love to work
out, sing every type of music all day everyday, go to the beach, and hang out with friends and family. I am so thankful and excited to be a S.W.E.E.T. Peer Educator and dedicate my time to the amazing program on campus! Please feel free to reach out to me for anything or to just say hello!

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Grace Anneser 

Grace Anneser
Hi! My name is Grace Anneser and I am a member of the class of 2021. I am from Hollis, New Hampshire and majoring in Health Sciences with a concentration in global health and pursuing a Masters degree in Occupational Therapy. School is my number one priority but, along with being a s.w.e.e.t. peer educator, I am also involved in the pre-Occupational Therapy club. I love staying active by working out and running, love hanging out with family and friends as well as meeting new people! I look forward to meeting everyone, creating memories, and being a S.W.E.E.T. these next few years at SHU!

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Deanna Aliperti 

Deanna Aliperti
Hi everyone! My name is Deanna Aliperti and I’m from Queens, New York. I’m part of the class of 2019 and I’m a Social Work major with a minor in Psychology.  When I’m not hittin’ the books, you can find me giving tours as a Student Ambassador around campus!  I’m also in the honors program, the social work club, and an RSA.  I love helping others, living a positive life, and putting smiles on people’s faces, so I’m extremely excited to be a member of s.w.e.e.t!  I’m very friendly and love meeting new people, so if you find me around campus, don’t be shy!

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Prince Omotosho 

Prince Omotosho
Hey! I am Prince Omotosho and I am a part of the Class of 2019 here at Sacred Heart University. I'm a Health Science major with a biology minor and an upcoming future Physician Assistant. I'm from New London, CT, and I hope to later work in the air force as a Physician Assistant promoting health and wellness for those who serve and their families. Besides being a part of S.W.E.E.T, I’m a Student Union Manager and an Emergency Medical Technician. In my spare time, I enjoy dancing and playing my trumpet. What better way to promote health and wellness today, as I want to in the future, than by being a part of S.W.E.E.T!? I look forward to the “sweet” experience and please don’t hesitate to reach out!

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Anna Woodard 

Anna Woodard
Hi! My name is Anna Woodard and I am part of the 2021 class here at SHU! I am a health science major, hopefully on track for OT. I grew up in Glastonbury, Connecticut and have an older brother and sister. In addition to S.W.E.E.T, I am also involved in the Claddagh dancers, and volunteer programs on campus. I love to go for early morning runs (when I have enough energy) and then spend time with friends at night. I want to make the most of this experience at SHU please feel free to say “Hi”; I love meeting new people!

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Johnny Brown 

Johnny Brown
Hi everyone!! My name is Johnny Brown and I’m from Freeport, NY. I’m very friendly and outgoing. I am in the class of 2021 and involved in some organizations on campus. I’m a member of the Student Events Team or S.E.T. for short. I’m also a member of the Club Lacrosse team and lastly a member of sweet! A fun fact about myself is that in high school, I was ranked top 5 in the state for tackles in the state of New York for football. I can’t wait to use my experiences and knowledge to make the Sacred Heart community the best it can be.

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Grace Cioffi 

Grace Cioffi
Hey! My name is Grace Cioffi and I’m from Brookfield, CT. I’m in the Class of 2021 at Sacred Heart and I’m majoring in Public Relations and Marketing. Outside of S.W.E.E.T, I am also involved in Dance Ensemble and enjoy hanging out with my friends and family, working out, and taking advantage of the activities campus has to offer. I am so excited to be a S.W.E.E.T peer educator and I’m looking forward to making my years here a blast! :)

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Olivia Okoroafor 

Olivia Okoroafor

Hello! My name is Olivia and I'm in the Class of 2021 here at SHU. I was born in Atlanta, Georgia but grew up in Trumbull, Connecticut. I am currently trying to earn my Bachelor’s degree in Nursing. While I’m a student nurse in the day; I am a sprinter on the Sacred Heart Track and Field team at night. Aside from school and track, my hobbies include music and dance. My motto is to live life to the fullest. My optimism has lead me to where I am now, and I am grateful to be part of s.w.e.e.t. which highlights the well-being of all individuals. I have dreams of being a travel nurse in third world countries at some point in my life! I love to help out and interact with people from different backgrounds. So, don’t be a stranger!

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Josh Belluche 

Josh Belluche

Hi everyone! My name is Josh Belluche and I’m a nursing major here at Sacred Heart. I’m from North Providence, Rhode Island. On campus, I’m involved in the Student Nurses’ Association, Habitat for Humanity, and I’m on the Ultimate Frisbee team. During my free time, you can find me studying in the library, in the crossfit gym, or playing spikeball on the quad or in the Pitt. I’m ecstatic to be a part of the SWEET Peer Educator program! My drive to become a SWEET came from my strong belief that everyone should feel comfortable asking for, and being able to receive assistance for anything they may need help with. Feel free to reach out to myself, or any other SWEET here at SHU. We’re always happy to talk, and happy to help!

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