Current Peer Leader Coordinators

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Bailey Kolb

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Bailey (she/her/hers) is a third-year Biological Sciences major with a certificate in Medical Humanities. She plans to attend Pharmacy school to obtain her PharmD. Bailey’s goal is to provide exceptional, patient-centered care to her future patients within the pharmacy. Bailey was born and raised here in Cincinnati! This will be her second year working in the Learning Commons. Bailey started off in the department as a Peer Leader, and this will be her first year as a Coordinator. She is excited to continue to challenge herself and her coworkers on the mission to provide an amazing experience for first year students here at UC. 

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Darby Holman

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Darby is a fourth year Biology major with minors in Chemistry and Psychology. After graduation in the spring, she hopes to attend Genetic Counseling School while also getting her master's in Public Health. Although this is Darby’s first year as a PLC, she has served as a Peer Leader for two years previously and was in an Learning Community herself her first year. Darby loves being involved in the Learning Commons, where she is also a Supplemental Instructor for Organic Chemistry. Outside of this she is also a Teaching Assistant for her favorite class, The Music of the Beatles. She is super excited to be working with the other PLC’s this year and making more connections within the Learning Commons! In her free time, you can probably find Darby watching Love Island, playing with her cats, or baking. She’s also training for a half marathon and trying to learn Spanish before going abroad next summer! 

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Grant James

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Grant is a fourth-year Neurobiology major on a pre-med track with a minor in communications. After graduating, he hopes to attend medical school to become a family medicine physician. This is Grant’s second year within the Learning Commons, where he has spent two years as a Peer Leader and will now be taking on the role of a Peer Leader Coordinator. Grant has loved helping first-year students reach their full potential and enjoy their first year of college. When not attending classes and helping out in the Learning Commons, Grant is actively involved in working at the Cincy Smiles dental clinic, being the president of the PPAC Ambassadors, attending HealthCats meetings, and participating in various intramural sports. In his free time, Grant loves running, going to the gym, traveling to the beach, attending concerts, cheering on the Cincinnati Reds and Bengals, and binge-watching shows on Netflix. He is very excited to join the Coordinator team and help others and himself reach their full potential.  

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Josh Eads

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Josh is a fourth year Health Sciences major returning for his second year as a Peer Leader Coordinator after serving as a Peer Leader for one year. Josh grew up in the Cincinnati area, living in Ross. Post graduation, Josh plans to attend UC to get his Master’s in Nursing and later become a Nurse Practitioner. Outside of school, Josh loves to spend time outside, hike, go to the lake, play soccer, and go watch the Reds. During his second year as a PLC, Josh hopes to continue to grow closer with everyone in the PL/PF program. He’s excited to watch those around him grow and succeed in their roles. 

Strengths: Futuristic, Adaptability, Relator, Positivity, Competition

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Noemi Leibman

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Noemi Leibman is a fourth-year Political Science, English, and International Affairs triple major with a minor in Communications and a Legal Studies Certificate. After graduation, she hopes to go to law school and work as a public defender. Noemi has loved working for the Learning Commons as a Peer Leader and Peer Facilitator Coordinator and is so excited for her second year as a Peer Leader Coordinator. Noemi is also involved in economics research on campus and is the Vice President of the UC College Democrats. In her free time, she enjoys reading, watching movies at the Esquire, and getting takeout at Thai Express.

Strengths: Discipline, Achiever, Focus, Competition, Communication

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Sophie Vincenti

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Sophie Vincenti is a fourth-year Economics major with a minor in Business Analytics. After graduation, she plans on attending law school while also earning an MBA. This is Sophie’s third year with the Learning Commons. She has loved working as a Peer Leader for the past two years and is extremely excited to be starting her final year as a Peer Leader Coordinator. She has also served as a TA for Business Foundations and is a member of Lindner Women in Business. In her free time, Sophie loves to travel, play tennis with friends, read a book, or binge a crime documentary on Netflix. She is excited to grow as a mentor and a leader, as well as build meaningful friendships with all of her peers in the Learning Commons.

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Tanner Charette

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Tanner Charette is a fourth year Health Sciences Major with a plan to attend Medical School in hopes to work with immigrant populations. He is from Mansfield, Ohio and has been a Peer Leader for a year and a half. At UC, Tanner is also President of the College of Allied Health Sciences Tribunal and loves partaking in intramurals (although his intramural record is 8-20). Outside of UC, he volunteers every summer at a Military Kids Camp on Kelley’s Island, and also works at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in a liver research lab. He loves spending time with family and friends and enjoy anything related to sports. Tanner is excited to get to meet all the current and new PL’s and looks forward to growing new friendships while in this role.

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Tyler Benson

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Tyler is a third-year Political Science and Law and Society double-major with a minor in English. After graduation, he hopes to attend law school with the intentions of becoming a civil rights advocate. Throughout his time at UC, Tyler has been continually involved with the College of Arts & Sciences Student Ambassador program and Student Government, along with interning at the Ohio Innocence Project. Outside of school, he loves to volunteer with animal shelters, read up on the political gossip, and check out local coffee shops. This is Tyler’s second year within the Learning Commons, having spent one year as both a Peer Facilitator and a Peer Leader, and is now joining as a Peer Facilitator Coordinator. He was initially drawn to the Learning Commons for the sense of community and supportive atmosphere. He is super excited to work with new and existing Peer Facilitators, Peer Leaders, and the entire Coordinator team to build new friendships and strengthen existing ones.