People

Advising Appointment Update

In alignment with the campus directives regarding precautions surrounding COVID-19, the University Honors Program is now physically closed. Our Advisors remain available and will be offering academic advising appointments to students through Zoom online. Once you have scheduled your appointment in the online appointment system, your advisor will reach out to you via email with instructions on how to connect with them using Zoom.

Peer Mentors

Alana (Allie) O'Brien

  • 2nd Year
  • Sociology
  • Political Science minor
Allie is from Washington, DC and plans on a career as a social activist. Personal interests include sports, singing/playing guitar, songwriting, and social activism. On campus Allie is a Campus Tour Guide and a Research Assistant in Human Sexuality, as well as being involved with the Cross Country and Track Club and Rec Sports. Click on Allie's picture to learn more!

Maya Sahtout

  • 2nd Year
  • Biological Sciences
  • Political Science minor
Maya is from El Dorado Hills, CA and plans to become a doctor. Personal interests include reading, traveling, watching movies, hiking, skiing, exploring new places, trying new foods, watching TV shows, listening to music, and going to concerts and music festivals. On campus Maya is involved with Health-Related Internships program, the Ski or Snowboard Club, Intramural Soccer, and the UHP Student Activities Committee. Click Maya's picture to learn more!

Samantha (Sammy) Seefeldt

  • 2nd Year
  • Clinical Nutrition
Sammy is from San Clemente, CA and plans to become a registered dietician. Personal interests include tennis, cats, dogs, sushi, boba, art history, camping, and the beach. On campus, Sammy has a mentorship internship with Food Literacy Education and is also involved with Best Buddies, Workout Buddies, Student Nutrition Association, Meals on Wheels, and the Food Recovery Network. Click on Sammy's picture to learn more!

Michael Yoakam

  • 4th Year
  • Environmental Policy Analysis & Planning
  • English minor
Michael is from Rancho Cucamonga, CA and plans to become an environmental lawyer. Personal interests include cooking, hiking, photography, and Pokémon Go. On campus, Michael is an Environmental Policy Analysis and Planning Peer Advisor and a UC Davis Energy Conservation Office Intern. He was also a Resident Advisor in Currant hall and is involved with Davis Puppy Pals. Click Michael's picture to learn more!