Spring 2016 Alumni Panel


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A Big Thank You
To all our alumni panelists who took the time to encourage and inspire our students with solid advice and tips!


  • Danielle Baker, Graduate SUNY Purchase, BFA in Photography and Arts Management
  • Randi Valerio, Freshman Hostos Community College, Digital Music
  • Michael Mosco, Sophomore SUNY Binghamton, Intended Major: Business
    Michael is a Student Advocate on campus who basically acts like a student’s Legal Rep when a student gets in trouble, disciplinary or academically. He enjoys playing the saxophone in his spare time.
  • Tommy Barwick, Senior Kingsborough Community College, EMT
  • Jessica Baculima, CUNY Queens borough Community, Pre-Nursing
    Jessica is a graduate of our Pre-RN program and always participates in our mentoring components.
  • Jennifer (JiCi) Wang, Freshman University of Pennsylvania, (U Penn), intending to pursue pre-med, major in neuroscience, and possibly minor in either English or comparative literature.
    A major accomplishment is that she is one of the National Merit Scholarship finalists from her graduating year. Ji Ci was selected to be member of the U Penn- Benjamin Franklin Scholars program for which she is taking some liberal arts related classes.
    She loves talking to people, hanging out with friends, reading, and watching Netflix.
  • Alesia Narine, CUNY City Tech Associates degree expected in 2017, Civil Engineering
    Alesia is passionate about making our lives better through design and engineering. She also loves cheesecake.
  • Alina Gvinter, Freshman Parsons School, Digital Media and Photography
  • Great Ezihie, Freshman York College, Business
  • Joshua Hazelhurst, Junior SUNY Purchase, Journalism
  • Shaquille Walker, Self Employed, Photographer (Prior student at CUNY)
  • Steven Ramos, Graduate Hostos Community College, AAS in Digital Music, Self Employed Audio Engineer
  • Tyra Champagnie, Freshman SUNY Morrisville, Liberal Arts/Humanities
  • Alain Madera, CUNY La Guardia CC/ Dual program with Institute of Audio Research
  • Carmine Bleck, Sophomore Daemon College, Biology
  • Breanna Osbourne, Freshman Brooklyn College, Speech and Language Pathology


  • Anthony Francis, Senior St John’s University, Sports Management
  • Armond Toribio, Employed at United States Postal Service
  • Destiny Davila, Graduate John Jay College of Criminal Justice, BS in Forensic Psychology and CASAC in progress
  • Shantel Destre, Junior, Syracuse University, Dual Major Marketing Management/Magazine Journalism
  • Adenique Lyte, Freshman D’Youville College, Pre–RN program graduate
  • Adeleye Owolabi, Freshman CUNY College of Staten Island
  • Margoux Manligoy, Freshman Kingsborough Community College, Liberal Arts
  • Ravi Inderjeet, Pathway Student at CUNY Kingsborough Community College, Forensic Psychology
    Ravi is one of the most active UB Program Alumni as he is always willing to help out with an event or to mentor students. His passion for Psychology is only matched by his love of history.
  • Adriel Barnett, Freshman CUNY City Tech, Photography
    Discovering her love for photography at the age of 10, Adriel decided to learn how to perfect her craft and continues to do so by creating conceptual artwork through her photographs about women of color wanting to progress and break down the barriers of societal standards on beauty in her latest project GOLDEN PASTEL. Adriel experiments with portraiture photography as well and continues to discover more about the art of photography while her love for it grows continuously each day. She has already been contracted for some photography work and has produced Videos that have focused on social justice issues through her internships at the Educational Video Center. Adriel’s photos of several national conferences have appeared on the NYU Metro Center Website.
  • Samuel Koomson, Freshman SUNY Buffalo State, Chemistry
  • Wisdom Ezihie, Senior York College, Pre- Occupational Therapy
    For fun, Wisdom works out in the York College Gym every day. When stressed out with exams, he eats.
  • Elaine Edmondson, Freshman SUNY BINGHAMTON- EOP program
  • Rebecca Huerta, Freshman, CUNY Queen College
  • Giovanni Desir, Freshman Catholic University of DC
  • Charleson Ferrier, Freshman Queens borough CC-CNY