Meet the Interns

Office of Sustainability Team
Caitlin Daddona
Major: Environmental Studies

Year Joined OS: Spring 2020

 

Extracurricular Activities:

Ecohusky Secretary

UConn Second-hand Clothing Initiative Founder

UConn HASB (Honors Across State Borders)

UConn Chamber Choir

UConn Mental Health Coalition

 

Interests:

Singing in the shower

Thrifting

Playing Soccer

Environmental Justice & Policy

Waste Reduction

Petting other Peoples’ Dogs

Hope Dymond
Major: Environmental Engineering
Year Joined OS: Spring 2019

 

 

OS Activities:

Activity Book

Web Design/ Graphic Design

Green Office Certification Program

Green Metric Survey

Greenhouse Gas Inventory

Extracurricular Activities:

Immokalee Alternative Break

UCOC Member

UConn@COP25

Connecticut Brownfields Initiative

BOLD Scholar

Resident Assistant

 

Interests:

Watercolor

Farming

Fuzzy socks

People

    Maizey MabrySmith

    Major: Environmental Studies

    Year Joined OS: Spring 2019

     

     

    OS Activities:

    HEEP Trailblazing

    Zero Waste & Dining

    EcoMadness

    STARS Assessment

      Extracurricular Activities:

      CLAS Dean's List

      EcoHouse Floor Mentor

      Windham Region No-Freeze Member

       

      Interests: 

      Tennis

      Hiking

      Water-Skiing

        Emma MacDonald

        Major: Natural Resources

        Year Joined OS: Spring 2018

         

         

        OS Activities:

        HEEP Trailblazing

        Zero Waste & Dining

        EcoMadness

        STARS Assessment

          Extracurricular Activities:

          EcoHusky President of Service

          Acts of Kindness Initiative Founder

          USG Sustainability Subcommittee Member

           

          Interests: 

          Singing

          Hiking

          Photography

          Creative Writing

          Raising Plants <3

           

           

          Sophie MacDonald

          Major: Mechanical Engineering

          Year Joined OS: Spring 2017

           

           

          OS Activities:

          Carbon Accounting and Reduction

          Graphic and Website Design

          Green Office Certification

          Tree Campus, Class Tree, Arbor Day

          UConn@COP

            Extracurricular Activities:

            Electric Car Manufacturing Lead

            Fuel Cell Design Engineering Intern

            Engineers Without Borders Officer

            Solar Cell Research Assistant

            UConn Fridays For Future

            Leadership Legacy Student

            UConn@COP24

             

            Interests: 

            Renewable Energy Storage

            Sports & all things outdoors

            Computer Aided Design

            Philosophy

            Drawing & Painting

              Matthew McKenna

              Major: Environmental Engineering

              Year Joined OS: Spring 2018

               

               

              OS Activities:

              Greenhouse Gas Inventory

              Events Coordinating

              Low Impact Development

              STARS Assessment

              Sustainable Transportation Initiative

                Extracurricular Activities:

                UConn Honors Program

                TME Student Mentor

                Engineering Internship with Arconic

                Connecticut Brownfields Initiative

                Colt Factory Independent study

                Engineering internship with Connecticut Department of Health

                 

                Interests: 

                Hiking

                Sports

                Camping

                  Marissa Naclerio

                  Major: Natural Resources and the Environment: Conservation & Sustainability

                  Year Joined OS: Spring 2020

                   

                   

                  Extra Curricular Activities:

                  UConn Honors Program (STEM Scholars)

                  UConn CAHNR Dean's List

                  Bringing Awareness Into Latino Ethnicities (B.A.I.L.E.) President

                  Central American Student Association Officer

                  METAS Mentor

                  LSAMP Mentor

                   

                  Interests:

                  Tropical marine ecology

                  Environmental justice

                  Dancing

                  Reading

                  Scuba diving

                  Lauren Pawlowski

                  Majors: Environmental Studies & Economics

                  Year Joined OS: Spring 2019

                   

                   

                  OS Activities:

                  Sustainable Transportation

                  Bee Campus USA

                  Tree Campus

                  Zero Waste & Dining

                  Digital Media

                    Extracurricular Activities:

                    UConn Honors Program

                    UConn CLAS Dean's List

                    Student Farmworker Alliance Officer

                    UConn Club Pole Vault Officer

                    EcoHusky Member

                    UConn Outing Club Member

                    UConn@COP25

                     

                    Interests: 

                    Track & Field

                    Painting

                    All things outdoors

                    Cool plants & greenhouses

                      Charlotte Rhodes
                      Major: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

                      Year Joined OS: Spring 2018

                       

                       

                      OS Activities:

                      Social Media

                      Newsletter Editor

                      UConn@COP Coordinator

                      Green Office Certification

                        Extracurricular Activities:

                        CLAS Dean's List

                        EcoHusky Member

                        UConn@COP24 Cohort

                        University of Maine REU

                        Tau Sigma National Honors Society

                        National Society of Collegiate Scholars

                         

                        Interests: 

                        Traveling

                        Hiking

                        Medical Entomology

                        Climate Change

                        Baking

                          Natalie Roach
                          Majors: Environmental Science & Human Rights

                          Year Joined OS: Spring 2018

                           

                           

                          OS Activities:

                          Blog Co-Editor

                          Events Coordinator

                          Outreach & Engagement

                          Green Office Certification

                          Environmental Justice Initiative

                            Extracurricular Activities:

                            CT Sierra Club Political Committee

                            Revolution Against Rape Officer

                            UConn PIRE Research Team

                            Two or More Co-Facilitator

                            USG Sustainability Subcommittee

                            BOLD Scholar

                             

                            Interests:

                            Camping

                            Environmental Policy

                            Baking

                            Violin

                              Maggie Singman
                              Major: Undecided

                              Year Joined OS: Spring 2020

                               

                              Extracurricular Activities:

                              Alpha Phi Omega Member

                              UConn PIRG Intern

                              Habitat for Humanity Member

                              FYE Mentor

                              UCOC Member

                               

                              Interests:

                              Running and Swimming

                              Painting/Drawing

                              Cats

                              Equality

                              Noah Swanson
                              Major: Environmental Sciences

                              Year Joined OS: Spring 2020

                               

                              Extracurricular Activities:

                              Univ Facilitator

                              Honors GPS

                              Delta Tau Delta Fraternity

                               

                              Interests:

                              Hiking

                              Snowboarding

                              Sports

                              Mara Tu
                              Major: Environmental Science

                              Year Joined OS: Spring 2018

                               

                               

                              OS Activities:

                              Green Game Day Organizer

                              Earth Day Spring Fling Coordinator

                              EcoMadness Coordinator

                              Low Impact Development Support

                                Extracurricular Activities:

                                UConn Climate Corps

                                EcoHusky Treasurer

                                Revolution Against Rape Member

                                Chinese Undergraduate Student Association Member

                                Student Farmworkers Alliance Officer

                                BOLD Scholar

                                 

                                Interests:

                                Urban Planning

                                Violin

                                Hiking

                                Chickens!

                                Crossword Puzzles

                                  Jon Ursillo
                                  Majors: Environmental Science &  Economics

                                  Year Joined OS: Fall 2017

                                   

                                   

                                  OS Activities:

                                  Recycling Outreach, Outreach Event Coordinator

                                  Zero Waste Planning, Analysis & Implementation

                                  STARS Assessment

                                  Tree Campus

                                   

                                  Extracurricular Activities:

                                  UConn Honors Program

                                  UConn CLAS Dean's List

                                  UNIV Facilitator

                                  UConn@COP24 Student Delegate

                                  Windham Food Network Intern

                                  Management Intern at Walgreens

                                  Water Quality Valuation Research

                                   

                                  Interests:

                                  Hiking

                                  Skiing

                                  Fly Fishing

                                  Travelling

                                  Sports

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