Office of the Vice President of Student Life Staff
Name: Jessica Sweeney, Program Director and Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Student Life and Dean of Students
Hometown: Portland, OR
Why you chose Lewis & Clark: I love working at Lewis & Clark College! The community is kind, caring, supportive, and collaborative, and there is a general spirit of people - students, staff, and faculty - working together toward the greater good. The campus is beautiful, and its location in “the City of Roses” is conveniently located a short distance from mountains, beaches, and other natural areas.
Hobbies: Spending time with friends and family, running, yoga, reading, and recreating in the Great Outdoors.
Name: Mark Figueroa Jr. - Graduate Assistant
Hometown: West Linn, OR
Major(s)/Minor(s): Graduate School - Student Affairs Administration Master’s Program
Why you chose Lewis & Clark: I chose Lewis & Clark because of the academic challenges and the opportunity to continue playing football.
Hobbies: DJ-ing, watching movies, play videos games, & cooking
Hype song: I can’t lose- Iamsu!
Name: Immanuel Harice
Hometown: Los Angeles
Major(s)/Minor(s): Sociology/Anthropology Major
Why you chose Lewis & Clark: I choose to attend Lewis and Clark because of their abroad program and because of the small class sizes.
Hobbies: I like to listen to podcasts and making meals that allow me to use my new blender.
Hype song: I Love You so Much - DJ Khaled (ft. Chance the Rapper)
Name: Kiana Teh
Hometown: Hong Kong, China
Major(s)/Minor(s): Biology Major
Why you chose Lewis & Clark: Location, small class sizes, and NCAA Division III
Hobbies: Swimming, eating, and knitting
Hype song: Act Up- Rich Brain, EARTHGANG
Name: Emma Pell
Hometown: Bend, Oregon
Major(s)/Minor(s): History Major and Latin American Studies Minor
Why you chose Lewis & Clark: The community and amazing faculty!
Hobbies: Reading, playing guitar, and cooking
Hype song: Hot Shower- Chance the Rapper
Name: Pari Magphanthong
Hometown: Chonburi, Thailand
Major(s)/Minor(s): Psychology and Economics Double Major
Why you chose Lewis & Clark: I chose Lewis & Clark because of the small class size, student to faculty ratio, locations, and generous financial assistance.
Hobbies: Baking, binge watch shows
Hype song: San Fransisco Street — Sun Rai
Name: Diana Pacheco
Hometown: Oakland, CA
Major(s)/Minor(s): Sociology & Anthropology (SOAN) with a minor in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA)
Why you chose Lewis & Clark: I chose Lewis & Clark because I felt like it hosted a great community.
Hobbies: I am a plant enthusiast! and love to bake.
Hype song: La Planta - Caos
Name: Orion Whitcher
Hometown: Fort Collins, CO
Major(s)/Minor(s): Double Major in Classical Studies and Art History
Why you chose Lewis & Clark: I initially chose Lewis & Clark because of the beautiful campus and ideal location, but I chose to stay here because of the passionate professors and faculty, as well as the close-knit and supportive community on-campus.
Hobbies: I play the cello, do martial arts (Japanese Jiu Jitsu and Krav Maga), and I love doing art when I have the time!
Hype song: Plug in Baby - Muse