Meet our Orientation Leaders
is a freshman Engineering major from Metairie, LA. She attended Patrick F. Taylor
High School. Here at UNO, Tori is involved not only in Orientation Leaders, but Greek
Life as well. Tori enjoys singing in her spare time, and she can even sing in Italian!
is a freshman Film major from Gretna, LA. Ariana attended St. Mary’s Dominican High
School. She is involved in Greek Life here at UNO. Ariana enjoys watching Netflix,
reading books, and writing her own stories. She hopes to become a screenwriter. Ariana
gave Zac Efron her phone number on a Piccadilly receipt. She chose UNO because of
the outstanding Film program and because TOPS covered her tuition.
is a freshman Biology major with a Pre-Med focus from Slidell, LA. He attended Salmen
High School. Jacob is very involved with the Boy Scouts and has even served as camp
counselor the past few summers. Fun Fact: Jacob can twerk! He also enjoys volunteering
outside of UNO and Boy Scouts. Jacob chose UNO because it is much cheaper than any
of the other schools and it's close to home, so he can still help his family when
they need it. It's also pretty easy to find a job in New Orleans.
is a freshman Psychology major from Steubenville, OH. Matt attended Toronto High
School. Matt is involved in UNO Greek Life. Matt owns over 50 pairs of sneakers.
is junior double majoring in Marketing and Business Administration from Mandeville,
LA. Andrew is involved in Greek Life and served as a Krewe Leader for Privateer Camp,
a freshmen leadership camp. He enjoys writing and is currently writing his first book.
is a freshman majoring in Business Management from Lafayette, LA. Jeremiah, or J.J.,
attended Ovey Comeaux High School. J.J. is a part of the Progressive Black Student
Union. J.J. is very active and enjoys skateboarding and running. He can run a mile
in under 6 minutes! J.J. chose UNO because he thought it was a great academic fit
is a freshman Civil Engineering major from Metairie, LA. She attended Archbishop
Chapelle High School. Savanna is a part of Greek Life and is also a member of The
Dance Connection. Savanna also works for the New Orleans Zephrys. She chose UNO because
she instantly felt welcome. It is small enough to make her feel at home but big enough
for her to get the college experience. She likes that she is close to her family.
She also loves that the campus is near the lake and in the amazing city of New Orleans.
She saw all that UNO had to offer her and she couldn't wait to be a part of it.
is a freshman Chemistry major from Baton Rouge, LA. She attended Baton Rouge Magnet
High School. Jeneal is part of the Progressive Black Student Union. She enjoys singing
and playing the piano. She is also in love with everything Sam Smith. Jeneal chose
UNO because from the very first time she heard about UNO, she immediately felt it
was the college for her. She likes the relatively small population, the residence
halls, the diversity, and mostly the fact that it’s in such a great city that is a
melting pot of different cultures.
is a freshman Business Administration major from Luling, LA. She attended Hahnville
High School. Morgan is involved in Greek Life and the American Dance Association.
She can stand on her head for a long time.
is a sophomore majoring in Film from Cornish, ME. She attended Sacopee Valley High
School. Chey is a part of Greek Life, NSANO, and serves as Resident Assistant for
Pontchartrain Halls. She enjoys watching movies, writing, and she is even learning
how to speak Nepali. Chey chose UNO because of all the opportunities UNO gives her
to meet people from all around the world.
is sophomore Biology major with a Pre-Med focus from Mandeville, LA. She went to
Fountainebleau High School. Nora is involved in Greek Life, Student Activities Council,
Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society, and the UNO Sportman’s Club. Nora spent her 13th
birthday in two different countries. She chose UNO to get an amazing education while
being close to home and having the personable experience of a small campus in a big
is a freshman Electrical Engineering from Chitwan, Nepal. He attended Budhanilkantha
School. Prerak is a part of ISO, NSANO, Physics Club, Robotics Club, and the Debate
Club. Fun Fact: Prerak is left-handed.
is a freshman major in Sciences with a focus in Preclinical Laboratory from Avondale,
LA. She attended John Ehret High School. Darrion is a part of Greek Life and the Privateers
Sign Language Club. She also can sign a song. She chose UNO because it's closer to
home and provide disability accommodations. Also, since UNO is in New Orleans, it
is much easier for her to go and check out the city.
is a sophomore Business Administration major from Mandeville, LA. She went to Fountainebleau
High School. Fun Fact: She can do a split. Hayley is involved in Greek Life, the Running
Club, Emerging Leaders, and served as a Krewe Leader for Privateer Camp. Hayley chose
UNO because of the small atmosphere and close proximity to New Orleans.
is a junior Psychology major from Pearl River, LA. She attended Pearl River High
School. Hannah is a transfer student who’s changed her major 7 times. She loves her
puppy, reading, and drawing. Hannah chose UNO because it was closer to home, and it
was a smaller community that helped her focus on her schooling.
is a junior majoring in Sociology from Clearwater, FL. Olivia graduated from Slidell
High School. She is a part of Greek Life. Olivia likes to read, watch Netflix, and
to craft. She also enjoys playing with her albino rabbit named Beignet.
is a freshman Psychology major from Marerro, LA. She attended Belle Chasse High School.
Cursti is involved in Greek Life and Student Support Services. Cursti also enjoys
playing with her fat, lovable, pointy, hedgehog. She chose UNO because it is close
to home, the diverse campus environment is amazing, it's affordable, and if you want
a great first year of college then UNO is definitely the place. It's just a great
experience to have.
is a sophomore double majoring in Biology and Computer Science from Kathmandu, Nepal.
He attended National Integrated College. Sidhant is involved in Leadership Cabinet,
Peer Mentor, and the Nepalese Student Association. Fun Fact: Sidhant read Harry Potter
and the half-blood prince in 1.5 days when he was 12. Sidhant chose to attend the
University of New Orleans because it seemed like a really diverse university; the
UNO website is full of students and events that shouted diversity and inclusion. UNO
has kept up with his expectation, and even more.
is a sophomore Psychology major from Tampa, FL. Tori graduated from Chalmette High
School. Tori is a part of Greek Life and Student Support Services. Tori loves to dance,
eat and craft. Tori also loves adopting penguins from Audubon Zoo! She chose UNO because
she loves being so close to New Orleans and UNO has such a diverse and beautiful campus.
is a freshman History major from River Ridge, LA. She attended east Jefferson High
School. Maddie is involved in Greek Life and likes to stay active by playing soccer.
Fun Fact: Maddie can also do bird calls, and sometimes they respond. Maddie chose
UNO because she wanted to stay closer to home and she thought that the experience
and assistance she would be receiving would be beneficial to her growth as both a
student and a person.