Graduating seniors share success stories
Photo: Class of 2016 valedictorian Brandon Harrington, who will pursue a master’s degree at Union Theological Seminary.
From advanced degree programs to competitive positions with international companies, members of the Class of 2016 are finding success in their chosen fields. Graduating seniors and their faculty members were recently invited to submit success stories to SALVEtoday, which are listed below.
Members of the Class of 2016 are invited to share additional stories in the comments section of this page.
- Mellisa Anderson (administration of justice) will work for the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority after completing an internship with the agency.
- Anne Carlson (biology) will pursue a master’s degree in physician assistant studies at Johnson & Wales University.
- Olivia DeLea (nursing) will work as a registered nurse at Yale New Haven Hospital in Connecticut. She has also applied to Salve Regina’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program.
- Sofia Dias (English literature) will pursue a master’s degree at Brown University.
- Ellen Gensicki (political science), who completed the ROTC program, will be commissioned to active duty, assigned to of the most elite units in the Army. After completing her master’s degree in administration of justice and homeland security in December, she will report to her first duty station, with the potential to attend Ranger School.
- Brandon Harrington (philosophy and religious and theological studies) will pursue a master’s degree in theology and philosophy of religion at Union Theological Seminary. He was the valedictorian of the Class of 2016.
- Janilia John (psychology) will be a behavioral youth counselor for Youth Villages in Arlington, Massachusetts, working at a residential group home with girls ages 9-18.
- Jacqueline Koren (administration of justice) will work as a law enforcement advocate for the sexual assault and trauma center Day One after completing an internship with the organization.
- Daniel Labrie (administration of justice), who completed the ROTC program, will join the National Guard. After completing his master’s degree in administration of justice and homeland security in December, he plans to work in the cybersecurity field.
- Erin Luibrand (administration of justice), who completed the ROTC program, will join the Army reserves. After completing her master’s degree in administration of justice and homeland security, she plans to attend law school.
- Brittany Melanson (accounting) will be auditing banks as a bank examiner in the FDIC’s Boston Office.
- Daniel O’Brien (biology) will work in a laboratory at Boston Children’s Hospital.
- Desiree Peterson (administration of justice) has been hired by the Westerly Police Department and will enter the police academy in July.
- Katie Poff (accounting, MBA) will work as an audit associate in KPMG’s Providence office and will continue to study for the CPA exam. While at Salve Regina, she completed internships with Corrigan Financial and Alibaba Group.
- Tara Stanzione (English communications) will be a graduate hall director at Providence College while pursuing a master’s degree in higher education counseling. While at Salve Regina, she completed an internship in the Office of University Relations.
- Megan Sylvia (biology) will pursue a Ph.D. in plant biology at Pennsylvania State University.
- Nathaniel Ward (accounting) will work as an audit associate at Kahn, Litwin, Renza & Co. (KLR) and will study for the CPA exam. While at Salve Regina, he completed internships with Peregrine Group and KLR.