Juliana S.

Diversity Ambassadors and Tour Guide at Elon University


Class of 2023

Hometown: Berwyn, PA

Major: Communication Design

Concentration: Peace Corps Prep

Secondary Major: Human Service Studies

My most memorable Elon experience?

A week before Spring Break my first year, my friends and I had brought out a hammock near Lake Mary Nell. We sat, listened to music, painted and enjoyed the beautiful weather. A couple months before that, when I moved into college on my 18th birthday I was so nervous that a dorm in North Carolina wouldn't feel like home. But, that moment on the hammock I realized how much I was dreading leaving Elon and how far I had come in such a short period of time.

I chose Elon because...

Due to my struggles with mental health, college wasn't always a guarantee for me. I knew wherever I went had to understand that I wasn't just a student, I was a human. At Elon education is so much more than a classroom, and that meant the world to me!

My favorite Elon Tradition is .... Because...

Acorns! When I was looking at colleges I used to say I wanted to go somewhere that had trees and lots of them, who knew I would end up somewhere named after one! I love the tradition of getting acorns at Convocation and an Oak Sapling at Graduation, because Elon is a place where you grow:)

I'm passionate about...

Mental Health Makeup Photography fun socks The Lumineers Quesadillas Bob's Burgers

I'm involved with...

Omicron Delta Kappa Peace Corps Prep Program Elon Volunteers! Boys and Girls Club Communications Fellow Orientation Leader WSOE 89.3
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