Orientation Staff

Meet Your Orientation Staff


Ira Mayo
Associate Dean of Freshmen
Hello and welcome to Rider. We have a great two day program planned for you that we know you will find informative, educational and fun. Orientation is a time to meet other new students and to get all of your remaining questions answered. I look forward to meeting all of you this summer

Christine Mehlhorn
Associate Director, Office of First & Second Year Programs
Welcome to Rider! I hope you are excited for orientation; we have a great program prepared for you. The Orientation Staff is here to help you so please feel free to ask us about anything you want to know about Rider. I'm looking forward to meeting you this summer!

Leah Corcillo
Class Year: Sophomore
Major: Communication Studies
Minor: Law and Justice
Campus involvement: RA in Lincoln Hall, sister of Alpha Xi Delta, Leadership Development Program
Welcome to Rider everybody! Get ready to start the four best years of your life; You couldn't have picked a better place to call home! I can't wait to meet you all and kick off your time here at Rider with a lot of laughs. Welcome and Go Broncs!

Kailee Graham
Class Year: Junior
Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
Major: Musical Theater
Minor: Public Relations
Campus Involvement: Associate member of Alpha Psi Omega, Freshman Seminar Peer Mentor
Hello incoming Broncs!!! Welcome to Rider, get ready to have an “o-mazing” time at orientation. I am so excited to meet you all!! Remember, It's a great day to be a Bronc!

Kevin Grunder
Class Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Linden, NJ
Major(s): Public Relations
Minor(s)/Concentrations: Digital Media: Film, Television and Radio
Campus Involvement: Resident Advisor, Relay for Life, GLASS, Student Government Association and Freshman Seminar Leader
Statement: Welcome to Bronc Nation! I am so excited to assist you with your transition into the Rider community. I hope you love it as much as I do. It's A Great Day To Be A Bronc!

Chris Mari-Davis
Class Year: Senior
Hometown: Toms River, NJ
Major(s): Human Resources Management / Management and Leadership
Minor(s)/Concentrations: None
Campus Involvement: Resident Advisor, Rider Bonner Community Scholar, Human Resources Management Association, Relay for Life and Residence Hall Association
Statement: Welcome to Rider. Congratulations on becoming a part of the Rider family. I look forward to getting to know you and helping you to explore all the opportunities Rider has to offer. It's A Great Day To Be A Bronc!

Jessica Marino
Class year: Junior
Hometown:  Montgomery, NJ
Major: Psychology
Minor: Dance
Campus involvement: Rider Achievement Program Peer Assistant, Rider Dance Ensemble
Welcome statement: Hello and welcome to Rider University! I am so happy you have decided to join the Bronc family! I look forward to meeting you this summer at orientation!

Jackie Palmer
Class Year: Junior
Hometown:  Columbia, MD
Major(s): Elementary Education and English
Minor(s): Concentration in Literature and Minor Special Education
Campus Involvement: Tour Guide; Leadership Development Program (Executive Board); Sister of Delta Phi Epsilon; Club Volleyball; Step Team; Black Student Union
Welcome to Rider statement: Hey Everyone, Welcome to Rider! I'm more than excited that you have chosen to become a Bronc! I'm looking forward to meeting you all and beginning this amazing journey with you. So get ready for a fun and memorable time at orientation and remember it's always a great day to be a BRONC!

Naquasia Ramsey-Sheppard
Class Year: Senior
Hometown: Willingboro, NJ
Major(s): Psychology
Minor(s)/Concentrations: Sociology
Campus Involvement: Resident Advisor, Student Entertainment Council Vice President and Chi Alpha Epsilon
Statement: Hey new students! Welcome to Rider. I can’t wait to meet you all and I look forward to creating fun and exciting memories. Get ready for an amazing orientation and an amazing next four years here at Rider. Always remember It's A Great Day To Be A Bronc!

Allie Triglianos
Class Year: Senior
Hometown: Staten Island, NY
Major(s): American Studies
Minor(s)/Concentrations: Film & Media Studies
Campus Involvement: RA in Conover Hall, Ice Hockey Team Manager, Sister of Alpha Xi Delta, Vice President of Alternative Film Club, Rho Alpha Sigma Member
Hello BRONCS! Welcome to the Rider family! I'm super excited to meet you and I can't wait to make some memories with you all. It's always a great day to be a Bronc!

Jake Troy
Class Year: Sophomore
Hometown: East Brunswick, NJ
Major(s): Digital Media: Film, Television and Radio
Minor(s)/Concentrations: Film and Media Studies
Campus Involvement: Sigma Phi Epsilon, Rider University Network, Intramural Dodgeball, Lambda Pi Eta Honor Associate Member
Statement: Hey everyone welcome to Rider. Can't wait to meet everyone and welcome you to such a great University. I look forward to sharing a lot of memories with you this orientation. It's A Great Day To Be A Bronc!

Lucia White
Class Year: Junior
Hometown: Milford, CT
Major(s): Digital Media: Film, Television and Radio
Minor(s)/Concentrations: Web Design
Campus Involvement: Resident Advisor, Student Government Association, Relay for Life, GLASS and Freshman Seminar Leader
Statement: Hello future Broncs! I hope orientation gets you excited for not only your freshman year but your whole college experience. Remember to push yourself outside your comfort zone and have fun! Can't wait for this year. It's A Great Day To Be A Bronc.