Leadership Certificate Series: 2024-2025 Staff and Facilitators 

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Alice Durso (she/her)

Major: Accounting
Class Year: 2026
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Allison Johnson (she/her)

Major: Psychology
Class Year: 2026
Why did you choose to become a facilitator?: It's amazing to witness the growth that happens between the beginning/end of the workshops. I love getting to help students achieve their leadership goals, in whatever capacity they are aiming for!

 

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Elise Hurlburt (she/her)

Major: Pre-teaching
Class Year: 2027
Why did you choose to become a facilitator?:

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Kylee Vazquez (she/her)

Major: Accounting
Class Year: 2027
Why did you choose to become a facilitator?: After participating in a workshop during my first semester at UConn, I knew I wanted to be more involved with the Leadership Certificate Series. Not only was it something I looked forward to every week, but I was also able to grow my confidence and develop leadership skills that benefited me when getting club positions/roles.

 

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Sakshi Patel  (she/her)

Major: Computer Science
Class Year: 2026
Why did you choose to become a facilitator?: I
 am really excited for the facilitator position, to meet new people and have fun along our way of the semester. I wanted to be a part of this workshop as I really think this would be a great opportunity for any student to build and work on their leadership skills. 

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Scotty Mccabe (he/him)

Major: Statistics
Class Year: 2026
Why did you choose to become a facilitator?: I enjoy being a facilitator because of the opportunity to interact with students as well as being able to learn more about leadership.

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Shreya Suresh (she/her)

Major: Allied Health Sciences
Class Year: 2026
Why did you choose to become a facilitator?: I wanted to become a facilitator because guiding people to know how to take lead in tasks as it is very resourceful when it comes to real life events regardless of what it is.

 

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Silas Haley (he/him)

Major: Psychology and Philosophy
Class Year: 2025
Why did you choose to become a facilitator?: 

 

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Sonja Langford (she/her)

Graduate Assistant for Cert Series and Four Arrows

Major: Masters of Fine Arts 
Class Year: 2026
Why did you choose to become a facilitator?: I love facilitating leadership workshops and challenge course team building experiences because I get to be a part of helping empower individuals to discover their strengths, collaborate effectively, and achieve their goals through engaging, experiential experiences.