Your Peers – Davis Campus

Welcome to the Davis Peer Mentor Page!

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Here you can find pictures of the current Davis Campus First year Connections Peer Mentors, and a little more info about them. Enjoy! 🙂

Erin Gunn

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I am going into my 2nd year of the Investigations: Public and Private program. This is my first year as a Peer Mentor. I wanted to become a Peer Mentor to help students transition successfully to Sheridan. Starting college for the first time, or coming back to post-secondary after having been away, can be kind of scary and nerve-wracking, but it shouldn’t have to be! I want to help new students feel as comfortable as possible at Sheridan so they can get the most out of their time here! The advice I would give to first year students is to try something new: join a club, volunteer for the Open House, become a Peer Mentor, or anything that puts you slightly out of your comfort zone. Yeah, it might be scary at first but you’ll find that you are up for the challenge! And I would also encourage new students to ask for help when they need it.

Fun Fact: I lived in the Middle East for 12 years.

Lee-Ann Ramnarine

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I am going into my 2nd year of the Paralegal program. I wanted to become a Peer Mentor because I know just how difficult starting a new school can be, especially for those who are starting a new school in a new city or country. I got involved with peer mentoring because I wanted to help students with navigating post-secondary life and make that transition not only easier, but fun as well. A piece of advice I would provide to first year students is, to always ask for help when you need it. There are so many people around who want to help you succeed!

Fun fact: I have read each Harry Potter book at least 10 times.

Sharralee Fauknor-Walters

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I am a recent graduate of Sheridan Colleges’ Medical Administration program. I am proud to be peer mentoring for a 2nd year, and now enrolled in the Early Childhood Education program. I find satisfaction in helping people, this being one of the reasons I chose to participate in the Peer Mentoring Program for another year. Similarly to helping students as a Peer Mentor, my dream career is to continue helping individuals as a Speech and Language Pathologist. I look forward to another successful year as a FYC Peer Mentor! My advice to first year students is to take advantage of the college experience, and study something that matters to you.

Fun Fact: I take the ‘R’ and ‘L’ on my earphones very seriously!

Valentina Cabrales

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I am going into my 2nd year of the Business Administration program, majoring in Finance. I chose to become a Peer Mentor because I was once a first year student as well. In my first year, I had a lot of questions and Sheridan was always there to help when I needed it. I want to give back to the Sheridan community by helping students who are now in the same position I was in. I understand how scary it can be when you feel alone. I want to help eliminate that feeling of loneliness within our community. At the same time, this job is an amazing opportunity to enhance my personal and professional skills. My advice for first year students is to be organized. Although getting organized can be time consuming, there are many benefits in being organized. One of the benefits is that you will have more time to do things you enjoy doing… such as spending time with friends or family, or attending a pub night.

Fun Fact: I am an international student. I am from Columbia!

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