Meet Your PSAs

Samantha Greenfield

Samantha is a senior English major with minors in Digital Humanities, Spanish, and Art. Her aspiration is to become a librarian. In her free time, she enjoys reading and running.  She believes that education can be molded to perfectly fit any student's interests, if they are not afraid to seek out help from the right people. She would advise any student to be bold and unafraid always ask questions when it comes to their educational and professional goals.

Lily Sundermeier

Lily is a junior English major with a minor in Sociology from Greenwood, Nebraska. She is an active member of the Newman Center and the University Honors Program, and is a dance instructor in Ashland, Nebraska. She can often be found at the Coffee House, sipping an Irish Mocha and reading a good book. Lily encourages students to get to know their classmates and professors, in order to foster relationships with people who have similar values and interests. She advises that finding a community into which you feel at home while in college is an essential component to personal development and happiness.

Ann Holen

Ann is a senior English major with a minor in the Classics from Kearney, Nebraska. She enjoys reading and writing in her spare time. She feels that a great way to learn is to get involved in the classroom setting. Don't be afraid to ask questions, participate in discussions, and get to know your professors and classmates. They are the essential network to a successful and enriching academic life. But also don't forget to have fun and destress once in a while. 

Janette Avelar

Janette is a junior English and Spanish double major with minors in Philosophy and Ethnic Studies from Lincoln, Nebraska. She is a member of the English Student Advisory Board and enjoys bike riding and exploring the world of food and beverage in her spare time.  Her biggest piece of advice is to remember to take care of yourself above everything else.  Be selective and thoughtful in your decisions, and remember that everyone you encounter has their own story to tell too.