John Lynch: Student Orientation Coordinator
Hello all new students and welcome to the LIM College community! My name is John Lynch, originally from New Jersey, and I am one of this year’s SOCs. I recently returned to NYC, after interning in Italy for the month of July and have been working hard to make sure that #LIMNSO 2014 is the best yet! I am currently a Visual Merchandising Major and I am about to embark on my last semester at LIM. I came into the college back in 2012 as a transfer with an AAS in Fashion Merchandising and since then have been exposed to multiple internships and other experiences thanks to working hard and the connections I have made at LIM. While you are at LIM take advantage of as many opportunities and connections as you can.
Ali Petherbridge: Student Orientation Coordinator
Hello Hello Hello! My name is Ali Petherbridge and I am a junior fashion merchandising major here at LIM College. I am one of this year’s SOCs for orientation and cannot wait to meet all of our incoming students. I am originally from Northern New Jersey, but I am currently living in the residence hall. I am super involved in the school as I work for the library, institutional advancement, and am a member of the Student Leadership Council. I have a thirst for travel and will be studying abroad in Australia this spring. The city is full of wonderful adventures and I love to explore and find the next best spot to sit and read a good book or eat a fabulous meal! I hope that you all come to love LIM as much as I do and take advantage of all the school has to offer. I wish you all the best as you embark on your journey!
Tatiana Patterson: Orientation Leader, First Year Experience Mentor
I’m Tatiana Patterson and I’m a junior at LIM College. My major is Visual Merchandising and I have a concentration in Event Planning. I currently work at Lululemon as a sales associate and I wish to stay with the company after I graduate. In my free time I practice yoga and I recently started Crossfit.
Ashley Arter: Orientation Leader, First Year Experience Mentor
My name is Ashley Arter I’m from Buffalo, New York. I graduated with an Associate’s Degree in Fashion Design before coming to LIM College. I am majoring in visual merchandising with a concentration in styling. I currently intern with Ken Wroy mens underwear, and work in the admissions office as a Student Marketing Coordinator. I am so excited to be a mentor this year and so excited to meet you all!
AnnMarie DelaCruz: Orientation Leader, First Year Experience Mentor, Peer Mediator
Hi guys and gals! My name is AnnMarie DelaCruz and I am a sophomore, majoring in fashion merchandising. I live in a small town in New Jersey, and I work at Aldo Accessories at the Garden State Plaza. I also take fashion classes outside of school, and one of my hobbies is drawing and painting. One of my favorite things to do is go to museums and site see. I try to do different activities everyday, especially since I live right near the city. I have been to only a few fashion shows and have been part of one where my pieces were in as well. I commute to school which is not always fun but it does help you become independent. Going to LIM has taught me me so much in only a year, I can only imagine what else I will be learning!
Alexis Simmons: Orientation Leader, Peer Mediator
My name is Alexis Simmons and I am transfer student who is now a junior that is studying Marketing. I’m from Atlanta, GA and I’m 21 years old. I’m 1 of 6 kids in my family and I love to cook and sing. I cannot wait to meet all of you!
Andres Paternina-Pena: Orientation Leader
Hello my name is Andres and I’m from Lincoln, RI. I’m currently a junior at LIM College, studying to be a Marketing major. I transferred to LIM College from The Community College of RI and glad I did. The opportunity of having the fashion capital of the world as your campus, with all of the major fashion companies and businesses in the world, what a great place to start your adventure of the college life. I have interned with Louis Vuitton in the marketing/PR sector along with the national arts club and these opportunities have come through my professors at LIM College which shows how connected the school and professors are in the industry. I look forward in meeting all you.
Sierra Reppe: Orientation Leader, First Year Experience Mentor
My name is Sierra Reppe and I was born and raised in a small town called Westminster, Maryland. I grew up being a middle child; I have 3 other siblings that I adore! I am an uprising sophomore here at LIM College pursing my goals of receiving a degree of Fashion Merchandising with a concentration in Marketing. With my degree I hope to pursue a career in the magazine industry. I enjoy adventures, photography/art, and spending time with all my LIM guys & gals. I’ve worked at Guess on 5th Ave and plan to intern for Pamela Bell Spring Semester. I am so excited to meet all of you and possibly be your Orientation Leader/or FYE Mentor. This year’s going to be awesome, hope to see you soon!
Sarah Surma: Orientation Leader
Hello new LIM students,
How exciting, you’re finally apart of the LIM community! Well my name is Sarah and I’m a junior studying marketing! I’m from Clark, NJ! I recently was a PR intern at the corporate offices for Calvin Klein. I went to Amsterdam and Paris with LIM which was enchanting.I love to be inspired and meet inspiring people; I like to consider myself an open book. Andy Warhol, Sushi, Bob Dylan, Dogs, Red Lipstick and Shopping are a few of my favorite things. I look forward to meeting you all at orientation, it will be a blast! And remember, this is the beginning of the best time of your lives, this is your city now, leave your footsteps and don’t forget to shine!