Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Student Spotlight

Arielle Parker, Marketing Intern

We are excited to announce Nick Guelda as our Student Spotlight of the Month!

Name: Nicholas Guelda

Major: Mechanical Engineering

What Is A Peer Educator: A peer educator is someone who works closely with Academic Prep Program instructors to develop course syllabi, create innovative assignments, provide course instruction and facilitation, and work with students both one-on-one and in small groups.

Hometown: Louisville, KY

Clubs/ Extra Curricular: Pi Tau Sigma Honors Society

Hobbies: Painting and Cooking

Favorite Food: Greasy cheeseburger

Music: Bluegrass/folk

Favorite Movie: Anchorman

Pet: None

Favorite Restaurant: Ramsey’s

Color: Blue

Holiday: Christmas

Best Place Traveled To: Chicago

What Would You Do If You Had A Million Dollars: Buy a yacht?

Why UK: Beautiful campus and close to home

Favorite Class At UK: Thermodynamics

Favorite Place To Study: The quiet study in Young Library

Favorite Teacher: Dr. Poole

Advice To Others At UK: “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” –Albert 

Life After College: Hopefully moving to a big city and working as an engineer.

Why Does He Like Working As A Peer Educator: I love to have one-on-one interaction with students every week.  We are able to get to know each student, which is unique. 

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