Summer 2022 Residence Hall Director
Hi there! My name is Deanna Gallegos (she/her), and I am the Pre-College Summer Student Affairs Coordinator. I am originally from California and am currently pursuing a masters in higher education and student affairs here at the University of Connecticut. I have been working with the professional staff throughout the year to prepare for the program sessions, and I couldn’t be happier with the summer staff of Community Managers we have selected to work with you. You can learn more about each of them below. These are the folks who will be your main point of contact throughout the program, so getting to know a little about them before you start class is a great idea. We are so excited to see you this summer!
Residential Counselor for Student Wellness
Majors: Undergrad- Urban & Community Studies, Grad- School Counseling
Fun Facts: Middle school teacher, baseball coach, 3 Varsity Sport athlete in high school.
Hi Everyone! My name is Katie Nguyen (she/her/hers) and I am so excited to be back on the Pre - College Summer team! My major is Speech Language and Hearing Sciences in addition to Human Development and Family Studies. I love to travel, meet new people, and my favorite...eat! This summer I am taking a two week vacation to Europe where I will get to do all those things and I am so excited!! I am looking forward to working with all the students and staff this summer and can't wait to meet you all!
Hello! My name is Varsha Rathore (she/her/hers) and I am super excited to meet everyone in the Pre-College Summer Program! My major is Computer Science and Engineering and I'm minoring in Mathematics. I'm an avid tennis player and runner, and recently I've been reading a lot of books. This summer, alongside my engineering internships, I'm competing at some tennis tournaments with my team and I'm attempting to run a 10k! Looking forward to engaging with all of the participants and staff super soon!
Hi! My name is Rona and my pronouns are she, her, hers. I am an incoming Senior majoring in Sociology and minoring in Crime and Justice as well as Music. Some fun facts about me is that I am an RA on campus and I like to sing!
Hi, my name is Jansher Aujla (he/him/his) and I will be a Senior this Fall. I am majoring in Biological Sciences with a concentration in Human Genetics. Outside of the classroom I love to travel, try new kinds of food, and attend UConn basketball games. A fun fact about me is that I just returned from spending 5 weeks in Spain on a study abroad program. I am excited to be part of the PCS staff and look forward to having a great summer!
Hi everyone! My name is Erin Warner (she/her/hers) and I am so excited to meet you all! I am an incoming junior in the School of Business majoring in Healthcare Management. I currently live in Pennsylvania an hour outside of Philly, but I have also lived in North Carolina, South Carolina, Indiana, Arizona and Connecticut (Cheshire). I love doing crafts and drawing as well as traveling, and my goal for 2022 is to read 100 books! A fun fact about me is I went skydiving this past school year with UConn’s skydiving club - it was amazing!!
Physiology and Neurobiology (Class of 2024)
***I can teach ballet! and I'm president of a curly hair club on campus
Hi everyone! My name is Quinn (she/her) and I am a senior Psychology major and Neuroscience minor. I am a member of the Active Minds mental health awareness club and the Community Service Chair for the UConn Dressage Team. In my free time I like to read, hike, go to concerts, and go on runs with my dog. This summer, I traveled to Europe for the first time on a study abroad program where I visited Spain and Portugal! I can't wait to meet everyone and continue a great summer!