Orientation Leaders

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The Orientation Leader team is excited to welcome you to campus! OLs are experts on all things Cal State LA, and are here to make your experience as smooth as possible. Learn more about our current team below!

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Summer Szeto - Orientation Leader Captain
4th Year / Nursing

"Get involved and make connections! It makes college a fun experience, and you'll find good advice and guidance along the way from the people you meet."

Co-President of BSN Cohort 2024 and Vice President of Kalahi Filipino-American Student Organization

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Sophie Peineke - Orientation Leader Captain
3rd Year/TV, Film, Media Studies

"Take lots of pictures! The college experience is such a blur and there is so much you will want to remember."

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Paty Romero - Orientation Leader Captain
4th Year/Animation Major

"Study something you love and are passionate about; remember this is your future so make sure to enjoy it."

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Elaine Lue - House King Leader
2nd Year (Transfer)/Rehabilitation Services & Minor in Psychology

"It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop."

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Sean Santos - House Kennedy Leader
2nd Year/Pre-Computer Science


"Life’s challenges are all opportunities to grow as an individual."

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Riley Simbahan - House Salazar Leader
2nd Year/Public Health
"Don't forget to take care of yourself! Treat yourself with some good food and drinks!"

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Rachael Adeniran - House Rosser Leader
3rd Year/Biology

"Live is not about having everything; it is about finding meaning in everything."

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Alyse McIntosh
4th Year/Accounting & Finance

"Let's try to smile everyday in paradise."