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ARPE & Interwork Institute

ARPE & Interwork Institute

SDSU Leadership Minor
A cross-departmental program offered through ARPE and Student Life & Leadership
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Peer Advisors

Who are the Leadership Minor Peer Advisors? We are a team of passionate, driven, genuine, and compassionate dream chasers who will work to support you in your growth and development through your involvement and educational experiences in the Leadership Minor. 

Kyle Bower

Kyle Bower

Major: Business Finance

Minor: Leadership

Fun Fact: My dad, brother, and I have visited 26 of the 30 MLB stadiums with only Kansas City, St. Louis, Cincinnati, and Arlington left until we complete the 7 year long "road trip."

Involvement at SDSU: Leadership Minor Peer Advising & Intramural Sports (basketball and soccer)

Office Hours: 

Wednesday’s 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm, or by appointment. 

Michael Giordano

Michael Giordano

Major: Communications

Minor: Leadership 

Involvement on campus: Leadership Minor; active member at Aztec Recreation Center

Hannah Friesen

Hannah Friesen

Major: History

Minor: Leadership 

Campus involvement: SDSU’s Mock Trial team

Fun fact: I’ve studied abroad twice! 

I’m so excited to be a part of the LMPA team. Organization is my forte and I want to help each student feel confident in their decision to pursue leadership. 

Office hours: 

Mondays from 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Wednesdays from 11:30 pm – 12:30 pm, or by appointment. 

Kevin Myron

Kevin Myron

Major: Biology (single subject teaching) 

Minor: Honors Interdisciplinary Studies, and in Leadership. 

Campus Involvement: I'm involved in Rotaract of SDSU and serve as Resident Advisor in Tenochca Residence Hall. 

Fun Fact: This summer I spent 7-weeks teaching middle school student biomedical engineering in Providence, Rhode Island through Generation Teach!

I'm a fourth-generation, second-year student at SDSU.

Office hours:

Mondays from 10:00 am – 11:00 am, or by appointment. 

Monica Algya

Monica Algya

Major: Communication 

Minor: Leadership Development

Fun Fact: I am an out-of-state student from Flagstaff, Arizona. 

Campus involvement: I served as the Director of Recruitment for Dance Marathon SDSU, and have a passion for fundraising and development for nonprofit organizations.

Office hours:

Tuesdays from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Thursdays from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, or by appointment. 

Jezyle Diez

Jezyle Diez

Major: Communication, and Cultural Proficiency & Leadership Development

Minor: Leadership Development

Campus Involvement: I wear many hats on campus, and have student leadership positions as a Career Peer in Career Services, a Sophomore Surge Mentor in Student Life and Leadership as well as a Peer Leadership Consultant through the Center for Leadership and Service. I am apart of a cultural student workshop called (AAPI)phany which addresses and discusses the intersection of Asian Pacific Islander Identity and mental health.

Fun Fact: I used to be in a indie rock band called Rylin and you are more than welcome to check out music on all social media platforms like Spotify, Youtube, Soundcloud, and Pandora.

Office hours:

Wednesdays from 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm & Fridays from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, or by appointment. 

Carly Heppler

Carly Heppler

Major: Communication

Minor: Leadership, and Spanish

Campus Involvement: On campus I am a Leadership Minor Peer Advisor, I am the secretary of Lambda Pi Eta-the honors fraternity of the School of Communication and I was a tutor for the SDSU athletic center.  I am excited to be graduating this year in the Spring! 

Office hours:

Monday from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm & Thursdays from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm, or by appointment. 

Armando Nevarez

Armando Nevarez Jr.

Major: MA in Postsecondary Educational Leadership with a Specialization in Student Affairs

Campus Involvement: Graduate assistant in the Office of Student Services under the College of Education

Fun fact(s): I love sports! I have a passion for soccer, self-defense, and MMA, but I fell in love with  Brazilian Jiu-Jistu. I also found a passion in traveling internationally!

Office Hours:

By appointment

Department of Administration, Rehabilitation, and Postsecondary Education
& Interwork Institute

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