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Meet the 2021-2022 SLCs

The Office of Student Engagement has a staff of 11 Student Leadership Consultants who are here to help their peers get involved in clubs, leadership activities, and volunteer opportunities to help students make the most of their Ithaca College experience! Read below to meet the team.

Photo of Hailey standing next to a flower mural.

The Student Leadership Consultant position is truly the best job on campus and you can quote me on that!

Hailey Aldrich '22

Major: Communication Management & Design

Minors: Legal Studies and Journalism

Pronouns:  she/her 

Hometown: Ballston Lake, NY

Involvement at IC: Habitat for Humanity, President; IC VoiceStream, Treasurer; Conduct Review Board, Student Justice

Dream job: Advocate for victims of domestic violence

One thing I love about the SLC position: I love the positive, supportive energy and work ethic from the rest of the team members in the office, both SLCs and Pro-Staff members. We always know how to lift one another up and help carry the load. I always look forward to coming into the office every day.

Photo of Linnea smiling in a wooded setting.

My favorite Ben & Jerry's flavor is AmeriCone Dream! I try to always have at least one in my dorm freezer to treat myself after a long day!

Linnea Carchedi '23

Major: Integrated Marketing Communications

Minors: Honors and Theatre

Pronouns: she/her

Hometown: Mansfield, MA

Involvement at IC: IC Showchoir, Co-President; Ithaca College Public Relations Student Society of America, Director of Communications; Masks Are Hot IC, Co-Founder; IC Second Stage; Her Campus IC

Dream job: My dream job is to do something that creates GOOD in the world, specifically through the intersection of strategic communications and social justice.

One thing I love about the SLC position: I love this staff! It's pretty remarkable that everyone on this staff not only can operate as a strong professional team but also feel like a big friend group, and it makes coming to work everyday such a great experience!

Student talking into cartoon bubble saying, do you want to gain skills and make money?

I like FIFA, basketball, NFL, history, traveling, writing scripts, watching sports with friends, movies, TV shows.

Gerald Graves '22

Major: Writing for Film/TV

Pronouns: he/him 

Hometown: South Orange, NJ

Involvement at IC: Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow, Brothers for Brothers

Dream job: To write and produce my own movies, as well as produce films that others want to create.

One thing I love about the SLC position:

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Being a SLC has been one of the most fulfilling positions that I've had on campus, it has challenged me by consistently taking me out of my comfort zones but also providing me with constant support to succeed in new areas!

Letícia Guibunda '22

Major: Biology and Spanish

Minor: Honors

Pronouns:  she/her

Hometown: Bethesda, Maryland & São Paulo, Brasil

Involvement at IC: Student Governance Council - Vice President of Campus Affairs; IC African Students Association - Historian; IC International Club - Treasurer

Dream job: Working in international development is the dream!!

One thing I love about the SLC position: I love that a lot of my projects push me to tap in to my creative side! I also deeply admire the team that I work with, they are a daily inspiration in various ways.

Student standing on an empty streat corner wearing a sweater and a hat.

Being an SLC has so many transferable skills that I look forward to taking with me in my future career!

Megan Parker '23

Major: Business Administration

Minor: Business Analytics

Pronouns: she/her

Hometown: Highland Park, NJ

Involvement at IC: E-Board Member- Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) Finance E-Board Member - Data Analytics Club (ICDAC) School of Business Peer Advisor

Dream job: Human Resource Manager or a Management Consultant

One thing I love about the SLC position: I love the work culture and how supportive not only the fellow SLC's are of each other, but also how supportive the Professional Staff is of the SLC's. It really is such a great group of people to be around!

Student standing in front of a snow covered tree, wearing a scarf and hat.

I feel really lucky to be a part of this group.

Collin Ryer '23

Major: Creative Writing

Minor: History and Writing for Film, Tv, and Emerging Media

Pronouns: they/them

Hometown: Hightstown, NJ

Involvement at IC: Senior Fiction Editor for Stillwater Magazine Writer for The Rest is History on ICTV Editor for the Health and Happiness Club, Leadership Scholar Program

Dream job: I'd love to be a novelist!

One thing I love about the SLC position: I love that this office is a team; there's so much understanding and support for everyone's individuality. This is a really comfortable and engaging work environment.

Woman standing in the middle of a field on a boulder.

My favorite food is sushi, I love traveling, and I also play the tuba!

Anna Schmandt '23

Major: Theatre Studies

Minors: Education Studies & IC Honors

Preferred pronouns: she/her

Hometown: Rochester, NY

Involvement at IC: Co-President of IC Showchoir Member of IC Department of Theatre Arts

Dream job: Theatre or Math Teacher (such a strange decision I know!)

One thing I love about the SLC position:  I love being a part of a team that is so genuinely here for each other and the students at this school!

Photo of Holden in a parking lot

Everything's better when it's free!

Holden Shathouhy '23

Major: Integrated Marketing Communications

Minor: Graphic Design

Pronouns:  He/him

Hometown: Ringwood, NJ

Involvement at IC: Varsity Swim and Dive; Student-Athlete Advisory Council; Leadership Scholar; Leadership Academy

Dream job: Not really sure. Probably something to do with advertising and social media.

One thing I love about the SLC position: I love getting the opportunity to meet and work with so many awesome students and faculty members on campus. I learn so much from all of them while also being able to use the skills I learn in class, on projects that improve the student engagement experience!

Photo of Will in front of a blue backdrop.

Enjoy your day

Will Walberg '23

Major: Cinema & Photography (Cinema Production)

Minors: Spanish, Graphic Design, and (hopefully soon) Animation

Pronouns: he/him

Hometown: Chicago, IL

Involvement at IC: N/A at the moment

Dream job: YouTuber or Trailer Editor

One thing I love about the SLC position: How much the pro-staff and other SLCs value the humanity and health of everyone on the team

Connor on the academic quad.

I'm always happy to help students who walk into our office or call/e-mail us! I'm someone who loves my job because of the work I get to do.

Connor Watson '23

Major: Politics

Minors: Business; Spanish; Theatre; Religious Studies

Pronouns: he/him

Hometown: Levittown, PA

Involvement at IC: Chess Club, Secretary

Dream job: Lutheran Pastor

One thing I love about the SLC position: Interacting with and helping all the student organizations who use our office resources.

Man in a dark blazer standing in front of a white door.

Gavin Watt '23

Major: Integrated Marketing Communications

Minors: Business Administration

Pronouns: he/him

Hometown: Simsbury, CT

Involvement at IC: Ithaca Outing Club and American Advertising Federation

Dream job: A job I'd like would be working in marketing in the consumer packaged goods industry.

One thing I love about the SLC position: The best thing about being the SLC position is the helpful people that you get to work with. Everyone really wants to succeed and bring others up with them.

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Oatmeal raisin is the best type of cookie.

Gabe Zall '22

Major: Emerging Media

Minors: Web Programming and Media Literacy

Pronouns: he/him

Hometown: Staten Island, NY

Involvement at IC: Quail the band

Dream job: Disney World Employee

One thing I love about the SLC position: I love getting to meet and work with so many positive minded people.