• New Student Mentors

    New Student Mentors (NSM) are current Hamline students prepared to welcome you and help you throughout your first year at Hamline.  

    These enthusiastic students are able to help answer your questions, show you around campus, learn the ins and outs of Hamline, and help ease your transition to a new college campus. 

    They will serve as your guide throughout Piper Passages and your first semester at Hamline. Once classes begin, NSMs continue to act as a resource to transfer students and assist with TRANSFERmation Events. They serve as mentors and role models for students new to the Hamline community.

    Alex Abraha, Transfer New Student Mentor
    Hometown: St.Paul, MN
    Major: Social Justice
    Class Year: 2016

    Alexandria Swanson, Transfer New Student Mentor
    Hometown: Waconia, Minnesota
    Major: Criminal Justice and Sociology with a minor in Forensics
    Class Year: 2016

    Brody Honkanen, Transfer New Student Mentor

    Hometown: Wausau, Wisconsin

    Major: Political Science - Public Service

    Class Year:  2017

    Rebecca Challes, Transfer New Student Mentor

    Hometown: Brooklyn Park, Minnesota

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    Austin Bentler, Transfer New Student Mentor

    Hometown: Brooklyn Park, Minnesota

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    Tonya Hogan, Transfer New Student Mentor

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    Ayah Elfarra, Transfer New Student Mentor

    Hometown: Blaine, Minnesota

    Major: Legal Studies

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    Sophia Myers-Kelley, Transfer New Student Mentor

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