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First-Year Experience


The staff at FYE is comprised of both full-time university employees and part-time student workers. We work together to bring you comprehensive support and services as you navigate through your first year and beyond.

Bridget Wesley, MA, LCSW

Bridget received her B.A. from Boston College and M.A. from the University of Chicago. She has worked for the Office of First Year Experience at Loyola since 2007. As a graduate of a Jesuit University, Bridget is enthusiastic about infusing all elements of First-Year Experience with a deep sense of Jesuit tradition and values.


Mary King, M.Ed.
Assistant Director, Orientation

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Scott Harris, MA
Assistant Director, Transfer Support Services

Scott started in the Office of First-Year Experience in 2012 and has both his B.A. and M.A. from Loyola University Chicago. Scott works with Loyola's transfer student population to help promote their success in a holistic way. He is always excited to meet new students and work with them to make the most of their Loyola experience.


Karladora Chavez, M.Ed.
Program Coordinator, Pre-College Summer Scholars

Karladora earned her M.Ed. in Higher Education from Loyola University Chicago, specializing in Student Affairs. She has worked for Loyola developing the Pre-College Summer Scholars program since 2006; starting in the Office of First-Year Experience in 2013.

Her interest and passion stems from a commitment to create opportunities for high schools students to grow both intellectually and socially by exposing them to Loyola's values-based Jesuit education. As a member of the Office of First Year Experience, she is excited to develop new programming options for high school students. 


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John Pearson 
Graduate‌ Assistant, First-Year Experience


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Marlena Yang 
Graduate Assistant, Orientation

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Erin Ebbesmeyer
Undergraduate Student Assistant, Orientation

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Salina Ramos
Undergraduate Student Assistant, Orientation

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Callie Short
Undergraduate Office Manager

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 Alejandro Garcia

Undergraduate Student Worker




The Office of First Year Experience · 255 Sullivan Center 1032 West Sheridan Road, Chicago IL 60660
Phone: 773.508.7381 · Website: www.luc.edu/firstyearexperience

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