John W. Pepin

Biography

HOMETOWN: Rochester, MA

EDUCATION: BA, Stonehill College; MA, University of Connecticut

AVAILABLE: M-F, 8:30am – 4:30 pm

TRAVEL/READING TERRITORY: AK, Central and South America, ID, MA (Bishop Stang HS, Norfolk and Bristol County), ND, NJ (Bergen County, Morris and Northern Passaic County, Sussex, Warren and Hunterdon Counties) NV, OR, SD, UT, WA, WY

FAVORITE MOVIE: “Stranger Than Fiction”

FAVORITE BOOK: A Prayer for Owen Meany, John Irving

FAVORITE QUOTE: “I try to make everyone’s day a little more surreal.”  Calvin, from Calvin and Hobbes

HOBBIES: I’m all about playing, sharing and listening to music. I play guitar, piano and any other instrument I can get my hands on and learn, even the accordion! I also enjoy spending time with my niece and nephews, playing golf, Wiffle-Ball, disc golf, football and ultimate Frisbee.

FAVORITE PART OF THE JOB:I take great pride in representing my alma mater and helping students find what “puts fire in their bellies,” as one of my former professors would say. I believe college is an exciting, challenging and fulfilling experience that should be accessible to all, and I love traveling and meeting students who want to advance their educational goals.