WOW Staff

Your WOW Group is different than your Orientation group. The group you will be placed in during WOW will also be your class for the First Year Seminar. Every new student is placed into a group of 25 new students which will be led by a WOW Team Leader. The groups are based on where the student lives, whether they live on-campus or off campus. This group of 25 new students will also participate in the same First Year Seminar during the fall semester.

WOW Team Leaders are upper-class students who have been selected and well trained to help welcome you to Wentworth. There are also several other student leaders who work hard behind-the-scenes to help bring WOW to life. They are called WOW Program Assistants and Orientation Coordinators.


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Aidan Alai

Team Leader

Year: Junior
MajorMechanical Engineering
Hometown: Falmouth, MA
Favorite Part of Boston: The people
Tip for First Year Students: Do well in class!

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Kevin Barrett

Team Leader

YearJunior
Major: Computer Networking and Information Systems
Hometown: Norfolk, MA
Favorite Part of Boston: Boston sports
Tip for First Year Students: Ask your professor if you will actually be using the required textbooks!

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Tim Bartolini

Program Assistant

YearSophomore
MajorComputer Networking
Hometown: Charlton, MA
Favorite Part of Boston: Sightseeing and exploring the city with friends.
Tip for First Year Students: Find and make use of good study habits.

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JT Breda

Team Leader

Major: Architecture
Random Fact:  My real name is John, don’t call me it!
Favorite Part of Boston:  The Parks, sports teams and the Christian Science Center
Advice: Get involved

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Erin Cahill

Program Assistant

YearJunior
Major
Civil Engineering
Hometown: 
Pembroke, MA
Favorite Part of Boston: 
There is always something to do!
Tip for First Year Students: 
Get involved on campus.

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Tim Chouinard

Team Leader

YearJunior
Major
Facilities Planning and Management
Hometown: 
Lakeville, MA
Favorite Part of Boston: 
Biking the Charles River Esplanade... at night.
Tip for First Year Students: 
Be smart!

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Enri Cobani

Team Leader

Major: Electrical Engineering 
Hometown: Tirana, Albania
Favorite Part of Boston: Very accessible; you can take "The T" everywhere!
Tip for First Year Students: Take chances, take a lot of them.

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Brandon Conforti

Team Leader

YearSophomore
Major: Architecture
Hometown: Torrington, CT
Favorite Part of Boston: There is always something to do; there is always something going on whether it is a Celtics game or just a walk around Quincy Market. No place has as much pride as Boston does!
Tip for First Year Students: Work hard and get your work done right away. You never know when something may come up and you don't want to be behind.

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Josh Cunningham

Special Projects Team Leader

YearJunior
Major: Interior Design
Hometown: 
Barrington, NH
Favorite Part of Boston: 
No bugs!
Tip for First Year Students: 
Reach out to upperclassmen in your major for advice, guidance, reassurance, and support.

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Samantha Curran

Team Leader

YearSophomore
MajorBiomedical Engineering 
Hometown:
 Thompson, CT
Favorite Part of Boston:
 If you can't walk there, you have the MBTA and it's real easy to get around Boston.
Tip for First Year Students:
 If you have a passion for what you're doing, show it. It's something people notice. 

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Matt Darcy

Team Leader

Year: Junior
MajorConstruction Management
Favorite Part of Boston: There is always something to do and never a dull moment.
Tip for First Year Students: 
Don't be afraid to ask questions.

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Brittny Dartt

Team Leader

YearJunior
MajorArchitecture
Hometown: Colchester, VT
Favorite Part of Boston: It's a perfect mixture of new and old, as well as city and nature.
Tip for First Year Students: Time management is the greatest skill you can acquire. If you can manage your time between work, classes, and friends/family you will be able to much more effectively handle stress.

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Brandon Dryer

Program Assistant

Year: Junior
Major: Electromechanical Engineering 
Hometown: Randolph, MA 
Favorite Part of Boston: The beauty of the city and harbor as well as the unique lifestyle that comes with living in Boston. 
Tip for First Year Students: Get involved! It will be much harder to enjoy your time spent here without the extra activities such as Wentworth Events Board (WEB), Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) or the many other organizations on campus. Also, get a longboard.

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Tiffany Fonce

Program Assistant

Major: Interior Design
Random Fact:  NO CHOCOLATE.  I have been to Europe.
Favorite Part of Boston:  UHOP Prudential
Advice: Time management and get involved

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Jimmy Gillespie

Team Leader

Year: Junior
Major: Computer Science
Hometown: Stoughton, MA
Favorite Part of Boston: House of Blues and Paradise concert venues
Tip for First Year Students: Go easy on your meal plan, chances are you'll end up in finals week with no food to eat!

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Victoria Gordon

Team Leader

Year: Junior
Major:
Management
Hometown: Lake Hopatcong, NJ
Favorite Part of Boston: 
Walking on Newbury St and the Commons in the nice weather.
Tip for First Year Students: 
Follow your gut, only you can decide what's best for you.

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Scott Graham

Team Leader

Year: Junior
Major: Architecture
Hometown: Westford, MA
Favorite Part of Boston: Boston offers a unique learning opportunity that most colleges are lacking. Boston alone is a classroom and an academic resource, which allows for students to explore the city and discover things that one learns about in the classroom. The city become a secondary tool to our education. 
Tip for First Year Students: Become friends with everyone and be open to new ideas and opportunities. The best way to enhance your college experience is by getting involved with extracurricular activities within and outside your major.

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Melissa Healy

Program Assistant

YearJunior
Major
Architecture
Hometown:
 Rochester, NY
Favorite Part of Boston: 
There is always something to do.
Tip for First Year Students:
 Plan your time out wisely so that you still have time to have fun and get your work done.

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Santiago Hernandez

Special Projects Team Leader

YearSophomore
Major
Mechanical Engineering
Hometown: 
Revere, MA
Favorite Part of Boston: 
How convenient the train system is to get around Boston and being able to safely walk around the city.
Tip for First Year Students: 
Find things around campus that you find relaxing. Put the books down and make time to do something fun, whether it's going to Wentworth's pool hall, gym, or just walking around Boston.

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Michelle Hobbs

Team Leader

YearJunior
Major: Architecture
Hometown:
 Lee, NH
Favorite Part of Boston: 
Fenway and the Public Gardens
Tip for First Year Students:
 Don't be afraid to venture out into the city. Boston is a great place ot live; there is stuff to do everywhere, from food to sports games. You just have to find it!

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Rick Holland

Team Leader

Major: Computer Engineering Technology
Hometown: Whitman, MA
Favorite Part of Boston: Walking throughout the city and attending Bruins games.
Tip for First Year Students: Stay alert, move swiftly and don't give up.

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Dana Judge

Special Projects Team Leader

YearJunior
Major: Civil Engineering
Hometown: 
Albany, NY
Favorite Part of Boston: 
There is always so much to do!
Tip for First Year Students: 
Don't procrastinate on studying and projects.

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Samuel Kim

Team Leader

 
Major: Computer Science
Hometown: Worcester, MA
Favorite Part of Boston: Food - Tasty Burger, Longwood Cafe, Sakura Japan, Burger King, Stop & Shop, Rice Bowl, Fire & Ice, Super 88 Restaurants, Mixx, Bukyung, Korean Garden
Tip for Fist Year Students: Learn to manage time and get your work done. Be involved!
"Character is who you are when nobody is looking"

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Tom Lassy

Special Projects Team Leader

Year: Senior
Major: Architecture
Hometown: Burlington, CT
Favorite Part of Boston: Lamb Burgers!
Tip for First Year Students: Work smarter, not harder.

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Jeffrey Leggett

Team Leader

Year: Sophomore
Major:
Civil Engineering
Hometown: 
Middleboro, MA
Favorite Part of Boston: 
There is always something to do.
Tip for First Year Students: 
Get involved and make new friends!

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Anzia Mendez-Neff

Team Leader

YearJunior
MajorManagement
Hometown: 
Waterford, CT
Favorite Part of Boston: 
It's so easy to get around! Tons of things to do, so much to see!
Tip for First Year Students: 
Start off the year strong and try your best to continue to do well. Use the resources Wentworth offers you. Get involved too!

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Mike Webb

Team Leader

Year: Junior
Major: Electromechanical Engineering
Hometown: Richmond, RI
Favorite Part of Boston: Easy transportation and full of college students.
Tip for First Year Students: Bring a fan!

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Mary Neil

Team Leader

Year: Sophomore 
Major: Civil Engineering
Hometown: Stoneham, MA
Favorite Part of Boston: There is always something to do in Boston!
Tip for Fist Year Students: Learn to manage your time early.

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Adam Parsons

Special Projects Team Leader

Major: Architecture
Random Fact: I was slimed as a kid at Nickelodeon Studios. I recently went scuba diving with Nemo at the Finding Nemo attraction at Epcot.
Favorite Part of Boston: Charles River Esplanade
Advice: Be yourself, don’t be afraid to step out of your shell. Make the best of every opportunity that comes your way. College is once in a lifetime experience, enjoy it. 

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Kayla Perkowski

Program Assistant

Year: Senior
Major: Civil Engineering Technology
Hometown: Wallingford, CT
Favorite Part of Boston: 
That you're never bored; there is always something to do because it is such a big city. 
Tip for First Year Students: 
Utilize the discount we get as students. You can get $6 movie tickets and discounted tickets to a bunch of other places in Boston and it's so much better than paying full price.

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Matthew Pivnick

Team Leader

Year: Sophomore 
Major:
Computer Science
Hometown: 
Marblehead, MA
Favorite Part of Boston:  
Fenway Park
Tip for Fist Year Students: 
Step out of your comfort zone. You won't regret it!

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Seth Pruter

Team Leader

Major: Computer Engineering Technology
Random Fact:  I have a fear of Escalators
Advice: Take care of your laptop

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Kyle Pryhuber

Program Assistant

Year: Junior
Major: Architecture
Hometown:
 Huntington, NY
Favorite Part of Boston: 
Faneuil Hall, Boston Common, and the Fenway
Tip for First Year Students:
 Sleep, but not during class.

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Daniel Quartararo

Team Leader

YearSophomore
Major: Architecture
Hometown: Cheshire, CT
Favorite Part of Boston: Being able to go to a Red Sox game.
Tip for First Year Students: Get your work done when it's assigned, so you can go have fun in the city.

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Kevin Riley

Team Leader

YearJunior
Major: Architecture
Hometown: Smithfield, RI
Favorite Part of Boston: I love the architecture, the different neighborhoods, the range of food and places to go, the reflecting pool, and of course Wentworth. 
Tip for First Year Students: Explore, network, learn, love, create, enjoy!

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Jesus Rivera

Team Leader

Year: Junior
Major: Mechanical Engineering Technology
Hometown: Stoughton, MA
Favorite Part of Boston: The sights, the opportunities, the people... What isn't there to love?
Tip for First Year Students: This is where your story is just beginning. Make the most of your experience in college because it will come and go in an instant.

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Lauren Rothermel

Team Leader

Major: Architecture
Random Fact:  I love to be outdoors
Favorite Part of Boston:  Going out with nothing planned
Advice: Be open, always try new things, even if your friends don’t want to do something you want to do

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Shelby Shay

Team Leader

Major: Interior Design
Favorite Place on Campus: The Quad
Advice: Manage your time wisely 

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Kimberly Silva

Team Leader

Year: Junior
Major: Industrial Design
Hometown: Derry, NH
Favorite Part of Boston: You can get food and almost any hour! I love ordering a milkshake and fries during a late night in studio.
Tip for First Year Students: Go to class! I know it's exciting to have freedom and be able to decide whether or not you go to class, but that's one of the most common reasons for bad grades and struggling in class. That also means that if you have a hard time getting up in the morning, set multiple alarms, even put some across the room if you have to. If you just go to class every day, that's the hardest part over with.

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Stephanie Sorbo

Team Leader

Major:Construction Management
Favorite Place in Boston: Boston commons,Faneuil Hall, restaurants
Advice: Look forward to the future, get involved 

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Sarah St. Onge

Team Leader

YearSophomore
MajorArchitecture
Hometown: Cape Cod, MA
Favorite Part of Boston: The city life and all it offers.
Tip for First Year Students: Take advantage of the resources Wentworth has.

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Charles Vesper

Team Leader

Major: Architecture
Random Fact:  I'm a black belt!
Favorite Part of Boston:  Newbury St = my life
Advice: Make as many connections as you can!

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Ryan Wales

Team Leader

YearSophomore
Major
Mechanical Engineering
Hometown: 
Northborogh, MA
Favorite Part of Boston: 
There is always something to do.
Tip for First Year Students: 
Don't spend your weekends in your room. If you don't have any work, get outside and have some well-deserved fun.

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Kirsten Wilde

Team Leader

Year: Sophomore 
MajorCivil Engineering
Hometown: Trooper, PA
Favorite Part of Boston: The North End
Tip for First Year Students: Make sure to get involved with extracurricular activities on campus.

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