Peer Advisors

OIP Peer Advisors mentor Stonehill students considering a study abroad experience. They serve as a resource for information about their host country and for the study abroad experience general.

Alex DiGiammarinoAlexandra DiGiammarino

Sydney, Australia

Office hours: Mondays, 2-4pm

I’m a senior Psychology major and Healthcare Administration minor. I studied at the Univ. of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia in the Fall 2012. I took courses with locals while living beachside with other study abroad students. There is no doubt that my experience was not only the highlight of my college career but of my entire life. I am happy to talk about my experience & give advice to those interested in Australia!

Lauren LessardLauren Lessard

London, England

Office hours: Fridays, 1-3pm 

I am a senior English major and Communications minor, I studied at the University of Westminster in the spring 2014 semester. While abroad, I traveled to 16 countries in Europe and Asia, as well as all corners of the UK. I made friends from all over the world, stayed with locals in various cities, tried new experiences, and most importantly, learned so much about myself and what I’m capable of. I’d love to talk with you about your own upcoming adventure!

Kelsey BedardKelsey Bedard

Galway, Ireland

Office hours: Wednesdays, 11am-1pm

I'm a senior English major and Interdisciplinary (Global Studies) minor here at Stonehill. I spent last Spring studying in the magical city of Galway, Ireland and traveling across Europe. My time abroad was the most rewarding and unforgettable experience of my college years and I'd love to share my adventures with anyone looking to study abroad!

Mary Kirsch Mary Kirsch

Rome, Italy

Office hours: Thursdays, 1-3pm

I'm a Junior Psychology Major and Sociology Minor. I studied at John Cabot University in Rome for the Fall semester of 2013. My time abroad was filled with new experiences, traveling to other beautiful parts of the world, gaining my independence, and eating lots and lots of gelato. I wouldn't trade my semester abroad for anything. Can't wait to hear from any students interested in studying in Italy or abroad in general. It's an experience you won't regret.

Michael TraversMichael Travers

Granada, Spain

Office hours: Mondays, 12-2pm

I'm a junior majoring in Foreign Languages with a minor in Secondary Education. Last year I studied abroad in Granada, Spain and had the best five months of my life. I lived with a host family, volunteered at local schools teaching English, and traveled throughout Spain and parts of Europe and Northern Africa. I loved every second of my experience abroad can't wait to talk more about experience.

Hadi El RabbatHadi El Rabbat

SIT/IHP Multiple Countries

Office hours: Tuesdays, 1-3pm

I am from Egypt and Germany, and a senior studying International Studies with an interdisciplinary minor and a minor in business. Through SIT I spent the fall 2012 semester in Washington DC, India, China and South Africa and the spring of 2013 in Nepal and Bhutan. I am looking forward to sharing my experience with anyone interested in seeing the world.

Email a peer advisor at international@stonehill.edu.