In our “Meet the Mount” series, we’ll be highlighting some of the Mount’s people – our students, faculty, staff, and alumni – who make this college the wonderful community it is.
Victoria Guglielmo ’20
Class Year: Junior
Major: Double major in Criminology and Hispanic Studies
Campus Activities/Jobs: MEDLIFE, Big Brothers Big Sisters, work study for the Division of Education, Admissions Ambassador, Orientation Leader, Phonathon
Favorite spot on campus: Education office in Hudson, Aquinas 100 study room, Picnic tables next to the Dominican Center overlooking the Baseball/Softball field
One word to describe the Mount: Home
Victoria Guglielmo ’20 has been enthusiastic about her Mount experience since Day 1. Continue Reading
This week at the Mount, we are celebrating the Division of Arts and Letters, which houses English, Communications, Media Studies, Hispanic Studies, and more. We’ve talked about how the division has a strong family feeling, but what do current students and recent alumni think of the Division? Let’s ask them!
“I love that I have the freedom to be creative and exposure to a variety of texts and ideas. The professors are eager to let you create and express yourself while at the same time not overwhelming you with tedious work.” – Matthew Anastasi, English major seeking certification in Adolescence Education, Class of 2018
“I think one of the most enjoyable parts was how encouraging everyone in Arts and Letters is. They are always willing to give you a chance to express yourself creatively, and they are always willing to help you when you need it.” – Madison Beckman, Journalism major, Class of 2017 Continue Reading
Alejandra Gomez tutors a Newburgh resident in English language classes at the Newburgh Armory in 2013.
In 2013, Alejandra Gomez ’14 MSEd ’16 was a junior at Mount Saint Mary College, majoring in Hispanic Studies and pursuing Education certification. The college interviewed her as part of an article on ESL tutoring taking place at the Newburgh Armory.
Today, Gomez is a special education teacher for the Spackenkill Union School District. Continue Reading
Hello! My name is Caleb Oliver, and I am an RA in the freshman dorm, Guzman Hall, here at Mount Saint Mary College. Overall, I enjoy being a freshman RA, because I get to be a significant part of my residents’ experience as new students on campus.
Prospective students can expect spacious residence halls that are perfect for college students. Freshman dorms are cable ready, and equipped with a refrigerator and a microwave in each room. There is even a laundry room on the lower level of the building! All of these comforts make it easy for students to adjust to their first year of college.
Caleb Oliver, a freshman here at the Mount, is a Hispanic Studies major.
Caleb Oliver, a freshman Hispanic Studies student, recently talked to Knight Life about his major.
Knight Life: Why did you choose to be a Hispanic Studies major?
Caleb: I chose Hispanic Studies as my major because I enjoy the Spanish language. Ever since my first grade teacher, Ms. Clark, introduced me to this subject, I have been fascinated by it. I want to be a Spanish interpreter, and it would be wonderful to start a career doing something I love. Continue Reading