Meet Your PSAs

Mandy Huerta

Mandy is a sophomore English major from Irving, Texas. She is also minoring in French, Education, and Math.  When she's not busy with school, she likes to read, hang out with friends, and watch reruns of Friends and New Girl. After surviving her first year of college, Huerta believes that organization and perseverance are key, regardless of the nature of one’s task. No matter how daunting they may seem, every undertaking can be broken down into manageable steps. 


Kristin Sauma

Kristin is a junior English major with a Spanish minor from Omaha, NE. She thinks the best thing for incoming and current students is to have an eager and open mindset about being involved. By keeping up with professors, fellow students, university emails, and postings throughout campus, begin to assemble your interests and recognize overlap that will provide you concrete goals and direction for the future. 

Kirsten Clawson

Kirsten is a junior English major with minors in Biological Sciences and Classics from Plattsmouth, Nebraska. She is active in her sorority and the Laurus Literary Magazine, and can often be found in the Walt Whitman Archive working on academic research, at Starbucks with friends, or reading a good book. Kirsten often states that the key to success is to step outside one’s comfort zone. She urges students to get involved on campus; apply for that internship, job, or scholarship; and never underestimate the importance of connecting with faculty.