New students moved in today and we asked them how they were feeling.

 

Haley Adams

Haley AdamsHometown: Trumbull, CT
“I’m excited to move into Southern today!”

 

Rachel Bernabe

Rachel Bernabe

Hometown: Suffield, CT
“I’m excited and a little nervous to be moving in, but am also looking forward to meeting new people.”

 

Emily Balasco

Emily Balasco

Hometown: Seekonk, MA
“I’m excited to be moving in today and to be part of the gymnastics team.”

 

Dominic Maccini

Dominic Maccini

Hometown: Enfield, CT
“This is the start of a new era!”

 

Sean Ancheta

Sean Ancheta

Hometown: Milford, CT
“This is the beginning of a brand new journey!”

 

Gene Footman

Gene Footman

Hometown: Meriden and transfer from Springfield College
“New year, new school”

 

Christina Prevot

Christina Prevot

Hometown: Stamford
“Wondering if I’ll have room for everything! And I’m excited about meeting new people and learning about the school and nursing department.”

 

Jacqui Locher

Jacqui Locher

Hometown: Wilton, CT
“Am excited to decorate my room and meet my new roommate!”

 

Megan Mahon

Megan Mahon

Hometown: Southington
“I’m looking forward to majoring in business administration.”

 

Kira Flynn

Kira Flynn

Hometown: Sandy Hook, CT
“I’m excited to start this journey on the path to the rest of my life.”

 

Christian Perez-Cameron

Christian Perez-Cameron

Hometown: Wallingford
“I’d like to be wealthy and this is the start!”

 

Jack Dalfonso and Milan Spisek

Jack Dalfonso and Milan Spisek

Jack Dalfonso
Hometown: New Britain
“Am excited for new opportunities and will be studying nursing.”

Milan Spisek
Hometown: Easton
“I’m excited to be here on the track team — I’m a pole vaulter, and will be majoring in exercise science.”

 

Nikolas Strickland

Nikolas Strickland and Kiah

Nikolas Strickland (photographed with his sister, Kiah, SCSU ‘19)
Hometown: Montville, CT
“Ecstatic!”

 

Jordan Lembo-Frey

Jordan Lembo-Frey

Hometown: Guilford
“I’m excited to be here on the track team – I’m a sprinter.”

 

Spencer Berty

Spencer Berty

Hometown: Branford
“Looking forward to a new beginning!”

 

Ashton Reina

Ashton Reina

Hometown: Old Saybrook
“Excited to start my life here and be in a new environment.

 

Sebastien Julien

Sebastien Julien

Hometown: Stamford
“Looking forward to a fresh start!”

 

Amber Drobnak

Amber Drobnak

Hometown: Naugatuck
“Hoping the freshman 15 isn’t true, and excited to be studying social work!”

 

Herman Winston IV

Herman Winston IV

Hometown: Ledyard, CT
“Strive for greatness! Am happy to be a sprinter on the track team!”

 

Ivey Collins

Ivey Collins

Hometown: New Milford, CT
“Excited to meet new people and study psychology!”

 

Miranda Tranquillo

Miranda Tranquillo

Hometown: Barkhamsted, CT
“I’m excited to live on campus and meet new friends!”

 

Taylor Beckham and Brian Petrucci

Taylor Beckham and Brian Petrucci

Taylor Beckham
Hometown: Southington, CT
“A mind needs books like a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge. That is why I read so much.” George R.R. Martin

Brian Petrucci
Hometown: Southington, CT
“Excited to start the journey of my life!”

 

Emmanuella Henebeng, Gifty Asante, and Justine McInerney

Emmanuella Henebeng and Gifty Asante and Justine McInerney

Emmanuella Henebeng
Hometown: East Hartford, but originally from Ghana
“Everything happens for a reason, and I’m excited to be here and meet new people.”

Gifty Asante
Hometown: Manchester, CT
“I’m ready to achieve my goals!”

Justine McInerney
Hometown: Wallingford, CT
“I’m excited to start college and get a nursing degree!”

 

Brittany Post, Lorette Feivelson, Emily Petersen, and Camryn Arpino-Brown

Brittany Post and Lorette Feivelson and Emily Petersen and Camryn Arpino-Brown

Brittany Post
Hometown: Canterbury, CT
“I can’t wait to start classes and will study athletic training.  Am also on the cross country and track teams.”

Lorette Feivelson
Hometown: Bristol, CT
“I’m excited to be part of the honors college and hope to study secondary education and history.”

Emily Petersen
Hometown: Niantic, CT
“I’m excited to be pursuing higher education and will study special education.

Camryn Arpino-Brown
Hometown: West Haven
“I can’t wait for track and to get involved in clubs and different organizations. On the track team, I run the hurdles and short sprints, and I hope to major in political science.”

 

Maggie Yeh and Kevin Vazquez

Maggie Yeh and Kevin Vazquez

Maggie Yeh
Hometown: West Haven
“I’m excited to study nursing and contribute to my community.”

Kevin Vazquez
Hometown: New Haven
“I’m excited to start a new chapter of my life.”

 

Trevor Nguyen

Trevor Nguyen

Hometown: Enfield
“I’m looking forward to studying nursing and am excited to experience new things!”

 

Sarah Carroll

Sarah Carroll

Hometown: Enfield
“I’m excited to be part of such a welcoming community!”

 

Jalitza Mathews and Jenna Boccio

Jalitza Mathews and Jenna Boccio

Jalitza Mathews
Hometown: East Hartford
“Looking forward to being part of the honors college!”

Jenna Boccio
Hometown: Southington
“I’m excited to start classes and also be part of the honors college!”