McNair Alumni

LMU McNair Alumni

 

Class of 2018  
 

 

Vincent Bottita

B.S. in Civil Engineering, 2018

Graduate School: University of Southern California

Graduate Program: M.S. in Astronautical Engineering

 

 

 

Nicolas Breceda

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, 2018

Graduate School: University of Southern California

Graduate Program: M.S. in Aerospace Engineering

 

 

 

Aaishah Kelani

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, 2018

 

 

 

Joshua Ocana Mercado

B.S. in Mathematics, 2018

Graduate School: University of Southern California

Graduate Program: M.A. in Mathematics

 

 

 

Larry Palato

B.S. in Biochemistry, 2018

Post-Graduation: AmeriCorps Program - Red Cloud Indian School

 

 

 

Sarah Pardi

B.S. in Biology, 2018

Graduate School: Washington University in St. Louis

Graduate Program: Ph.D. in Plant and Microbial Biosciences

 

 

 

Skye Shodahl

B.A. in Psychology, 2018

Graduate School: California State University, Northridge

Graduate Program: M.A. in Experimental Psychology

 

 

 

Kelly Tovalin

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, 2018

Graduate School: University of California, Los Angeles

Graduate Program: Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering

 

Class of 2017  
 

Jose Alvarado

B.A. in Biochemistry, 2017

Graduate School: University of Texas, Austin 

Graduate Program: Ph.D. in Chemistry

 

 

 

Justin Cintas

B.A. in Psychology, 2017

Graduate School: Alliant University, San Diego 

Graduate Program: Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology 

 

 

Christopher Dorsey

B.S. in Biology, 2017

 

Alejandra Garcia

B.S. in Environmental Science, 2017

 

 

Alice Gavarrete Olvera

B.A. in Psychology, 2017

Graduate School: California State University, Northridge 

Graduate Program: M.A. in Clinical Psychology

 

 

Melissa Gavilanes

B.A. in Psychology, 2017

 

 

Alisha Ginsberg

B.A. in Psychology, 2017

 

 

Makda Medhanie

B.S. in Health and Human Sciences, 2017

Graduate School: George Washington University

Graduate Program: M.P.H. in Global Health Program Development,

Monitoring and Evaluation 

 

 

Trixie Anne Roque

B.S. in Computer Science, 2017

 

Sylvana Santos

B.S. in Electrical Engineering, 2017

 

Priscilla Torres

B.A. in Political Science, 2017

Graduate School: Duke University

Graduate Program: Ph.D. in Political Science

Faces of LMU: Priscilla Torres '17

 

Carla Ventura

B.A. in Psychology, 2017          

 

Class of 2016  
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Marisol Castellanos

B.S. in Electrical Engineering, 2016

 

 

Carlos Cruz

B.S. in Mathematics, 2016

Graduate School: Arizona State University

Graduate Program: Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics

 

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Emanuel Di Stasio

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, 2016

 

 

Katherine Garcia

B.S. in Biochemistry, 2016

 

 

Alvaro Gonzalez

B.S. in Economics, 2016

Graduate School: Carnegie Mellon University

Graduate Program: M.A. in Public Policy and Management

 

 

Marianna Hernandez

B.A. in Psychology, 2016

Graduate School: University of California, Los Angeles

Graduate Program: M.S.W. in Social Welfare

 

 

Sarah Jayawardene

B.S. in Biochemistry, 2016

Graduate School: Tufts University

Graduate Program: M.S. in Biochemical and Molecular Nutrition

 

Rakiyah Johnson

B.S. in Health and Human Sciences, 2016

Graduate School: Emory University

Graduate Degree: M.P.H. in Public Health, 2018

 

 

Isabela Kuroyama

B.S. in Psychology, 2016

Graduate School: Vanderbilt University

Graduate Program: M.S. in Nursing

 

 

Lucia Ramirez

B.S. in Electrical Engineering, 2016

Graduate School: Tufts University

Graduate Degree: M.S. in Electrical Engineering, 2018

Graduate School: Tufts University

Graduate Program: Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering

 

 

Lauren Thurlow

B.S. in Biochemistry, 2016

Graduate School: University of California, Los Angeles

Graduate Program: Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

 

Cheyenne Weinstein 

B.A. in Psychology, 2016

 

Sarah Yoseph

B.S. in Mathematics, 2016                   

Class of 2015    
Diego Alvarez  

Diego Alvarez

B.A. in Political Science, 2015

Graduate School: California State University, Long Beach 

Graduate Program: M.A. in Art History - Museum & Curatorial Studies 

 

Steven Burke  

Steven Burke

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, 2015

Graduate School: University of Southern California

Graduate Degree: M.S. in Astronautical Engineering, 2017

Hilda Delgadillo  

Hilda Delgadillo

B.S. in Biology, 2015

Graduate School: Notre Dame of Namur University

Graduate Program: M.S. in Clinical Psychology

Celia Guo (new)  

Celia Guo

B.A. in Political Science, 2015

Graduate School: University of Southern California

Graduate Degree: M.A. in Public Policy, 2017

Bianca Malaspina  

Bianca Malaspina

B.S. in Biochemistry, 2015

Valeria Pereira  

Valeria Pereira

B.A. in Psychology, 2015

 

Alexandra Rodriguez (new)  

Alexandra Rodriguez 

B.A. in Psychology, 2015

Graduate School: California State University, Long Beach

Graduate Degree: M.S. in Sport & Exercise Psychology, 2018

Graduate School: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Graduate Program: Ph.D. in Kinesiology

Rhys Taus  

Rhys Taus

B.S. in Physics, 2015

Graduate School: University of Rochester

Graduate Program: Ph.D. in Physics

 

Vanessa Urbina  

Vanessa Urbina

B.A. in Psychology, 2015

Kwaku Yeboah  

Kwaku Yeboah

B.S. in Human and Health Sciences, 2015

Graduate School: University of California, San Francisco

Graduate Degree: Ph.D. in Physical Therapy, 2018

Class of 2014    
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Jonathan Beach

B.A. in Political Science, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Owen Dominguez

B.S. in Electrical Engineering, 2014

Graduate School: University of Notre Dame

Graduate Program: Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering

 

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Sergio Gonzalez

B.S. in Civil Engineering, 2014

Graduate School: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Graduate Degree: M.S. in Engineering Systems, 2016

 

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Kayviann Hallers

B.A. in Political Science, 2014

Graduate School: Grand Canyon University

Graduate Program: M.P.H. in Public Health

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Elizabeth Hicks

B.A. in Sociology, 2014

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Dennis Juarez

B.S. in Biochemistry, 2014

Graduate School: University of California, Irvine

Graduate Program: M.D./Ph.D. in Medicine

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Gabriela Lopez

B.S. in Biology, 2014

Graduate School: University of California, Los Angeles

Graduate Program: M.D. in Medicine

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Ashley Maldonado

B.S. in Biology, 2014

Graduate School: University of Illinois

Graduate Program: M.S. in Occupational Therapy

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Shannon Meggs

B.S. in Athletic Training, 2014

Graduate School: University of Southern California

Graduate Degree: Ph.D. in Physical Therapy, 2017

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Jasmine Panosian

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, 2014

Graduate School: University of California, Los Angeles

Graduate Degree: M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, 2015

Class of 2013    
   

 

Mahelet Gebeyhu

B.S. in Civil Engineering, 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael George

B.S. in Political Science, 2013

Graduate School: University of Southern California

Graduate Degree: M.A. in Public Policy, 2016 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zakkoyya Lewis-Powell

B.S. in Athletic Training, 2013

Graduate School: University of Texas Medical Branch

Graduate Degree: Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Science, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

James Mathias

B.S. in Mathematics, 2013

Graduate School: California State University, Northridge

Graduate Program: M.S. in Mathematics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ramona Martinez

B.A. in Political Science, 2013

Graduate School: The London School of Economics and Political Science

Graduate Degree: M.A. in Political Science, 2016

   

 

Aaron Meyer

B.S. in Economics, 2013

 

   

 

Erika Meza

B.S. in Applied Mathematics, 2013

Graduate School: Columbia University

Graduate Degree: M.P.H. in Environmental Health, 2015

 

   

 

Deanna Newton

B.A. in Political Science, 2013

Graduate School: Pepperdine School of Law

Graduate Program: J.D. in Law, 2017

 

   

 

Teresa Nguyen

B.S. in Electrical Engineering, 2013

Graduate School: University of California, San Franscisco

Graduate Degree: M.S. in Translational Medicine, 2014

 

   

 

Jaqueline Pierson

B.S. in Economics, 2013

Graduate School: American University 

Graduate Degree: M.A. in International Economic Relations, 2016

 

   

 

Jacqueline Salas

B.A. in Sociology, 2013

Graduate School: Oregon State University

Graduate Program: M.P.H. in Public Health

 

   

 

Jazmin Sevilla

B.S. in Biology, 2013

Graduate School: Meharry Medical School

Graduate Program: M.D. in Medicine

 

   

 

Richard Smith

B.S. in Biology, 2013

Graduate School: Barry University

Graduate Degree: M.S. in Biomedical Science, 2014

Graduate School: University of Colorado School of Medicine

Graduate Program: M.D. in Medicine

 

   

 

Daniel Sun

B.S. in Chemistry, 2013

Graduate School: École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Graduate Program: Ph.D. in Chemistry & Chemical Engineering