2022-23 Consultants

August Brooks ’24


Major: Government

August is a junior from Lexington, Kentucky majoring in Government and minoring in Sociology. When not working as a consultant with the OCC, she can be found working as a tour guide in the admissions office, in debate team practice, or hanging with friends in KJ.

Louisa Crozier ’23


Major: Psychology

Louisa is a senior from Concord, Massachusetts. She is majoring in psychology with minors in philosophy and studio art. On campus, she is an Orientation Leader. She also is part of Signature Style and works at the Career Center. When she’s not in the OCC you can find Louisa hanging out in Rogers Glen or with the nearest dog.

Leslie De La Rosa ’25


Major: Theatre

Leslie is a sophomore from Harlem in NYC. She is majoring in theatre. On campus, you will find her in one of Hamilton’s auditoriums, performing shows and singing songs. When she’s not at the OCC, you can find her at Fojo South taking a nap on one of their couches.

Languages: Spanish, Korean

Gabriela de Mendonca Gomes ’24


Majors: Literature, Philosophy

Gabi is a junior from São Paulo, Brazil who currently lives in Hoboken, New Jersey. She’s majoring in Literature and Philosophy. On campus, besides classes and OCC, she also tutors at the Writing Center and serves as the managing editor of Book XI, a journal of literary philosophy; off campus, she loves snowboarding, hiking, and writing.

Languages: Portuguese, Spanish

Jasmine Gess ’23


Majors: Psychology, Japanese Studies

Hello-hello! My name is Jasmine (she/her/hers). My family currently lives in Lubbock, Texas. I'm a senior double majoring in Psychology and Japanese Studies. On campus, I have been highly involved in the performing arts scene. I am a movie connoisseur and I love chatting with my friends about anything and everything. I'm so excited to continue working as part of the OCC team.

Languages: Japanese

Del Gonzales ’25


Major: Theatre

Del is a sophomore from Lafayette, Louisiana. He is a prospective Theatre major. On campus he is a co-artistic director of Untitled@Large and a member of Hamilton’s improv group, Yodapez. When he’s not at the OCC, you can find him drinking an absurd amount of coffee and doing homework at Fojo South.

Christian Hernandez Barragan ’24


Off campus in Fall and Spring.

Laura Hester ’23


Off campus in Spring.

Majors: Economics, Classical Studies

Laura is a senior from Houston, TX. She’s an Economics and Classical Studies double major. On campus, she’s an orientation leader, Greek tutor, and the Editor in Chief of the Haley Classical Journal. When she’s not at the OCC, you can find her at Fojo South or cheffing it up in her darkside suite.

Quinn Jones '23


Majors: Government, Hispanic Studies

Quinn is a senior from Fort Plain, NY who enjoys learning about the intersections of her two majors, Government and Hispanic Studies. As the President of College Democrats and treasurer of Mock Trial, she’s always down for a chat on politics and our legal system. Quinn is often found in a KJ couch pod, typically coffee in hand, or roaming the Glen on a Hot Girl walk.

Languages: Spanish

Brendan Knapp ’23


Major: Economics

Brendan is a senior from Natick, Massachusetts. He is majoring in economics. Brendan has worked with the Financial Literacy Club and is a radio show host. When he’s not at the OCC, you can find Brendan playing basketball and grilling on Minor Field.

Cole Kuczek ’23


Major: Public Policy

Cole is a senior from Rochester, NY, studying Public Policy and Environmental Studies. Outside of the OCC, Cole is the editor in chief for the Spectator and a radio show host. On the side, Cole likes to listen to music, read, and play basketball.

Languages: Italian

Naval Lappalainen ’25


Major: History

Naval is a sophomore from Wilmington, Delaware. He is majoring in History. On campus he is a member of the Mock Trial team. When he’s not at the OCC you can find him playing tennis with friends and hanging out in Fojo South.

Anna Mak ’24


Major: Literature

Anna is a junior from Canton, Massachusetts who majors in literature. She can help with presentations in English et français!
When not at the OCC, she can be found leading her a cappella group or rearranging the stuffed animals on her bed. She enjoys watching sitcoms, playing Wii competitively, and seeing pictures of your pet!

Languages: French

Tinashe Manguwa ’25


Major: Undecided

Tinashe is a sophomore from Harare, Zimbabwe who lives through and to tell stories. He hopes to endlessly explore the intersection between language and culture whilst discovering self. He likes tea.

Abigail Moone ’23


Majors: Women’s and Gender Studies, French and Francophone Studies

Abigail is a Women’s and Gender Studies/French and Francophone Studies double major from Boise, Idaho. On campus Abigail is involved in several publications and is on the Red Weather Poetry Board. They are a part of QuestBridge and Orientation and are very excited for their two theses. In their free time they are on Minor Field admiring the windmill or crafting in their suite.

Languages: French

Eric Moss ’24


Off campus in Spring.

Majors: World Politics, German Studies

Eric is a World Politics and German Studies major from Port Washington, NY. On campus Eric serves as Co-Editor in Chief of the Spectator, a German and Philosophy TA, Art History research assistant, and an Adirondack Adventure leader. You can usually find him in desperate need of coffee or awkwardly practicing tai chi.

Languages: German

Stella O'Brien ’24


Off campus in Spring.

Major: Government

Stella is a junior Gov major from Staten Island, NY. On campus you can find her chatting with professors and friends in KJ. When she’s not at the OCC, Stella loves watching movies, playing with her puppies, or reading a good book.

Breeze Petty ’24


Major: World Politics

Breeze is a junior from Wyoming. They are majoring in World Politics. On campus they are a captain on the Women’s Rugby team and can often be found popping into the All Beliefs Union meetings. When not in the OCC they can be found studying in a KJ couch pod or reading in a hammock around campus.

Languages: Arabic

Isis Riviere ’25


Major: Biochemistry

Isis is a sophomore from Trinidad and Tobago. She is majoring in Biochemistry. On campus, she is a part of the all-inclusive hip hop dance team, HEAT, and an Admissions Affinity Ambassador. When she’s not at the OCC, you can find her hanging with friends at Fojo South.

Maddie Schink ’23


Maddie is a senior History major and Chemistry minor from Chicago. When not somewhere in KJ, she can be found with the ultimate frisbee team, playing violin in the orchestra, or paddling a canoe in the Adirondacks. Last spring she studied abroad in Ireland and returned with a love of Irish breakfast tea and digestive biscuits. Unfortunately, she did not return with an accent.

Ryan Swanson ’24


Major: Economics

Ryan is a Junior from Brielle, New Jersey, and is majoring in Economics. He loves performing improv with Yodapez, a cappella with Duelly Noted, and guitar in as many campus bands as possible. When not in the OCC, you can probably find him in the Writing Center or Applebee’s.


Office / Department Name

Oral Communication Center

Contact Name

Amy Gaffney

Oral Communication Center Director

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