• Brianna Acevedo

    Hi there! I’m Brianna Esther Acevedo (she/her/hers) and I am a junior majoring in Psychology. I am super excited to meet each and every one of you. Purchase is a great place to discover yourself and this program helps you establish a foundation and get a head start on understanding your new home!

  • Kevonna Buchanan

    Hey everyone! My name is Ke Buchanan (they/them) and I’m a senior here at Purchase majoring in History and minoring in Film/Video Production. I’m from Rochester, New York and I’m a Scorpio, so that’s all I’ll share until we can all meet (don’t worry, I don’t bite). As a first generation college student and a child of Jamaican immigrants, I cannot wait to share my experience with you all as a former Success Fellows member. This is my first year as a peer mentor and, even though this is my last year, I cannot wait to help you all navigate the next four years as Success Fellows members! See ya soon. :)

  • Eleanor Casale

    Hello! My name is Eleanor Casale (She/Her/Hers). You can call me Ellie. I am a sophomore majoring in Communications. I play basketball here at SUNY Purchase. I am originally from Queens. I currently live in Long Island, NY. I have a dog named Chewey (short for Chewbacca), I’m a Libra, and my favorite sport’s team is the NY Yankees. Two of my favorite shows are The Great British Baking Show and Schitt’s Creek. This summer program helped me get my first taste of college and gave me answers to my many questions. I consider myself to be a very open person, so I will be happy to answer all questions! I am excited to be a peer mentor and help all of my mentees! I can’t wait to meet you all!​

  • Caitly Dominici

    Hey! I’m Caitly (she/her). I’m 18 and i’m a sophomore majoring in psychology. Im from Manhattan, born and raised. I enjoy going to concerts and binge watching Netflix shows. I was a MAP mentee myself last year, and I’m so excited I was given the opportunity this year to be a mentor! The program is amazing, i found it very helpful as it helped my transition from high school to college, and gave me the opportunity to meet great people and provide a sense of comfort in regards to my anxieties about college. I can’t wait to meet y’all this year!

  • Christopher Finley

    Hi I’m Chris!! My pronouns are he/him, I’m 20 and a senior Art and Design student. I’m from a very small town in upstate New York that has a population of about 1000. My preferred on campus mode of transportation is a scooter, and ever since I was a kid I’ve always had a fascination for space and dinosaurs. I was a Success Fellow back in 2018 and was a peer mentor in 2019 and 2020. I’m so excited and I can’t wait to get to learn more about you all!

  • Anna Fofana

    Hi everyone! My name is Anna Fofana and I will be your summer success mentor. I am apart of the class of 2023 and my pronouns are she/her. My majors are theatre and performance and journalism and my minors are playwriting and screenwriting. I come from New York City and I will be on campus in the fall. I was a success fellow in the summer of 2019 before my freshman year and it was honestly such an amazing experience. I got to meet so many cool people that I still keep in contact with as of today and I hope that you guys can be able to do that too. I love music and acting which is what I want to do when I graduate. I can’t wait to meet all of you and give you a great experience the same way I did.

  • Andrew Miranda

    Hey! My name is Andrew Miranda. (He,Him,His) I’m a Senior in the 2021-2022 academic year. I’m a first generation college student; New York born and raised from the Hudson Valley. I am on track to earn a degree in Theatre and Performance, with a Minor in playwriting. I’m currently working full time as a Financial Counselor with Westchester Medical Center. (So I help people enroll for financial assistance, health insurance, etc.) I was in the Success Fellows program myself in the summer of 2018. Success Fellows helped me to excel my first year of college by helping to introduce and integrate me to the great community here at Purchase; and I want that for all incoming freshmen! I’m so grateful to be able to give back to Purchase by being a mentor in this program. See you this summer!