University Honors Program

Live, Learn, Achieve

Peer advisors are available to provide drop-in advising in the Honors Commons or in the nipumu? dorm during the days and times listed below. You can also join the drop-in via Zoom. 

Tuesday 11-1pm (3rd Floor Living Room of nipumu?) - Annie 
Wednesday 12:30-2:30 (Honors Commons) - Emily
Thursday 11:10-1:10pm (Honors Commons) - Kara

Meet the Advisors

Emily Becker (she/her/hers)

Major: Nutrition Science

Hometown: Piedmont, CA 

Year: 2nd

Campus Involvement: Cal Poly Chaarg, Nutrition Club, DRC Note Taker

Career Interest: Emily is on the pre-med track and wants to get involved in the health field.

Fun Fact: Emily has traveled to over 20 countries in the world and has a souvenir from each one.

Favorite Place/Activity in SLO: Going to Avila for sunset with her friends!

Annie Kettman (she/her/hers)

Major: Political Science - Global Studies/ Entrepreneurship and Ethics; Public Policy, Science and Technology minors

Hometown: Saratoga, CA

Year: 3rd

Campus Involvement: Phi Alpha Delta pre-law fraternity, SLO Days Leader, WOW leader, WOW facilitator, IHC senator, member of the CP swim club

Career Interest: Annie hopes to take a gap year teaching English in Spain, then work between or during graduate school.

Fun Fact: Annie is the 8th person in her family to attend Cal Poly SLO.

Favorite Place/Activity in SLO: As a surfer, Annie can't get enough of Pismo and Shell Beach in her free time!

Kara Sawamura (she/her/hers) 

Major: Business Administration major, Information Systems concentration, Computer Science and Ethnic Studies minor

Hometown: San Mateo, CA 

Year: 3rd

Campus Involvement: SLO Hacks, Student Art Advisory Committee 

Career Interest: Software Engineer or Lawyer

Fun Fact: Kara enjoys volleyball and photography. 

Favorite Place/Activity in SLO: Avila Beach!


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