Academic Success Mentors

Academic Success Mentors

Academic Success Mentors Group Photo

Rachel Pozzo
Name: Rachel Pozzo
Hometown: Fenton, MO
Major: History
Office Team: ASM
Fun Fact: Rachel likes to bake!
Rachel Ziebarth
Name: Rachel Ziebarth
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Major: English (Minor: History & International Studies)
Office Team: ASM
Fun Fact: Rachel is training for a half­ marathon!
Sujash Purna
Name: Sujash Purna
Hometown: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Major: English (pre-­MAE)
Office Team: ASM
Fun Fact: Sujash got a heart attack from tea!
Hailey Koob
Name: Hailey Koob
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Major: Communication Disorders
Office Team: ASM
Fun Fact: Hailey loves dogs and being outdoors!
Timothy Richard
Name: Timothy Richard
Hometown: Omaha, NE
Major: Political Science & Philosophy/Religion
Office Team: ASM
Fun Fact: Tim is a HUGE Indians baseball fan!
Ognjen Ilic
Name: Ognjen Ilic
Hometown: Nis, Serbia
Major: Business Administration
Office Team: ASM
Fun Fact: Ognjen went to Amsterdam over the summer!

Sadie Williams
Name: Sadie Williams
Hometown: Cottonwood Heights, UT
Major: History (Minor: Spanish)
Office Team: ASM
Fun Fact:
Sadie speaks Spanish and loves to cook!
Mandy Clevenger
Name: Mandy Clevenger
Hometown: Wentzville, MO
Major: Math
Office Team: ASM
Fun Fact: Mandy loves to paint!
Becky Phung
Name: Becky Phung
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Major: Psychology
Office Team: ASM
Fun Fact: Becky’s favorite movie is “Saving Private Ryan”!
Emily Stobbe
Name: Emily Stobbe
Hometown: Kirkwood, MO
Major: English (pre­-MAE) & Creative Writing
Office Team: ASM
Fun Fact: Emily has been bitten by a lot of spiders!
 Emma Good
Name: Emma Good
Hometown: O’Fallon, IL
Major: International Business
Office Team: ASM
Fun Fact: Emma loves to dance!
Hannah Bartee
Name: Hannah Bartee
Hometown: Weston, MO
Major: Spanish
Office Team: ASM
Fun Fact: Hannah can play the clarinet better than Squidward!
Julia Wolfe
Name: Julia Wolfe
Hometown: Mt. Prospect, IL
Major: Political Science & International Development
Office Team: ASM
Fun Fact: Julia studied in France for a semester!
Katie Boesch
Name: Katie Boesch
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Major: History (pre-­MAE)
Office Team: ASM
Fun Fact: Katie wants to teach internationally!
Annie Schaeffer
Name: Annie Schaeffer
Hometown: St. Charles, MO
Major: English (pre-­MAE) (Minor: Music)
Minor: Music
Office Team: ASM Co-­coordinator
Fun Fact: Annie has danced ballet for 16 years!
Lydia Pearson
Name: Lydia Pearson
Hometown: Springfield, MO
Major: Romance Language
Office Team: ASM
Fun Fact: Lydia almost drowned in the Mediterranean Sea!
Nadine Peterson
Name: Nadine Peterson
Hometown: Oak Park, IL
Major: Spanish
Office Team: ASM
Fun Fact: Nadine’s favorite city in the US is Seattle!
Shane Legatzke
Name: Shane Legatzke
Hometown: Waunakee, WI
Major: Accounting & Finance
Office Team: ASM
Fun Fact: Shane’s favorite basketball team is the Milwaukee Bucks!
Taylor Lang
Name: Taylor Lang
Hometown: St. Charles, MO
Major: Accounting
Office Team: ASM
Fun Fact: Taylor is a triathlete!
Thao Doan
Name: Thao Doan
Hometown: Hanoi, Vietnam
Major: Finance (Minor: Economics)
Office Team: ASM
Fun Fact: Thao is bad at drawing! !
Thomas Phinney
Name: Thomas Phinney
Hometown: Green Bay, WI
Major:
History
Office Team: ASM
Fun Fact: Thomas has been to all 50 states in the US!
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The atmosphere at Truman is warm. People here are friendly and are willing to help you whenever you need it. Also, there are plenty of organizations available to help international students to make new friends, understand new cultures, and enjoy life in America.

Anh Duc M., Mathematics & Economics, Vietnam