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University of Colorado Denver

Meet The PAL Mentors


Chelsea Honea

Major:  Psychology 

Minor: Multidisciplinary Research Methods (University Honors and Leadership Program).

Campus Involvement:  Peer Advocate Leader (PAL) Program, University Honors and Leadership Program, Psi Chi Honor Society, and Psi Chi Honor Society Research Group.




Leif Larsen

Major:  Computer Science


Campus Involvement:  DenverCRU, also work for the Office of Information Technology, and the Peer Advocate Leader (PAL) Program.






Abigail Sheldon

Major:  Communication with a focus on Media and Marketing

Minor:  Leadership studies, Women & Gender Studies.  

Campus Involvement: CU Honors program, UHL Knitting Club, and also the Peer Advocate Leader (PAL) Program.




Amber Childers 

Major: Public Health.

Campus Involvement:  Peer Advocate Leader (PAL) Program.







Jalen McKenna

 Philosophy, Pre-Med track

Campus Involvement:  Asian Student Alliance, Hawaii Club, Peer Advocate Leader (PAL) Program, Office of Student Life.



Freddi Gidan

Major:  Biology and Psychology. 

Campus Involvement:  Mentor for the Peer Advocate Leader (PAL) Program, Student assistant for club sports, Psi Chi.






Delia Tharnish

Major: Photography. 

Minor:  Communication


Campus Involvement:  Co- President of CU Denver Dance Marathon 2015, Peer Advocate Leader (PAL) Program, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, tutor for the TRiO Upward Bound program at MSU Denver.




Ivonne Ramirez

Major:  Public Health.Halimah.JPG


Campus Involvement: M.E.Ch.A. (Movimiento Estudiantil Chican@ de Aztlán), Alternative Winter Break (San Francisco), Public Health Club, participant of the Healthcare Interest Program at Denver Health, and Peer Advocate Leader (PAL) Program.





Renee Davis

Major:  Vocal Performance, International Studies

Concentration : Latin America.

Campus Involvement: Peer Advocate Leader (PAL) Program, CU Denver MIX, AMP, CU Denver Student Government Association, EOP.






India Feaster

    Major:  Psychology
    Minor: Ethnic studies and Spanish

Campus Involvement:  Peer Advocate Leader (PAL) Program and also the Summer Bridge program.









Leo Harmon

    Major:  Music Business.

Campus Involvement: Peer Advocate Leader (PAL) Program and Club Sports.








Alex Kjelstrom

    Major:  Biology (Pre-Veterinary Medicine Concentration), Ethnic Studies.

Campus Involvement: Alternative Break to Guatemala 2014, Alternative Spring Break 2013, Alternative Spring Break 2014 Site Leader, Club officer in the Auraria Students for the Humane Treatment of Animals, Future Doctors of Denver, HOSA, other outside activities, and also the Peer Advocate Leader (PAL) Program.







Charlotte Lopez-Jauffret

    Major:  Biology

 Campus Involvement: Peer Advocate Leader (PAL) Program (of course)!









Emilie Schmidt

    Major:  English Secondary Education.


Campus Involvement: SEJE (Students for Equity and Justice in Education), Zumba, and the Peer Advocate Leader (PAL) Program.






​Dakota Edmonds

    Major: Mechanical Engineering. 

    MinorBusiness, Math.


Campus involvementPeer Advocate Leader (PAL) Program.






Kelsi Miles 

    Major: Geography

    MinorEnglish Writing, Philosophy


Campus involvement: Chair of CU Denver Live! and Peer Advocate Leader (PAL) Program LC Leader.














nju Garimella

​    Major: Biology 

   Chemistry, Leadership


Campus involvement: ​

South Asian Student Association (SASA), Indian Student Association (ISA), University Honors and Leadership (UHL) Student Club, the debate team (which will start this fall!), the BA/BS-MD program, and of course, I'm a PAL! J









Peer Advocate Leader Program, University of Colorado Denver

Phone: 303-352-3602 • Fax: 303-556-3695

Street Address: 900 Auraria Parkway, Suite 303 • Mailing Address: Campus Box 83, P.O. Box 173364, Denver, CO 80217-3364


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