Areli Calderon ‘20

Hometown: Waukegan, Illinois
Majors: Psychology and Communication
Future Plans: Earn a master’s degree in psychology

As a psychology major, Areli Calderon wants to spend her life helping people who have experienced sexual assault. On campus, she is president of Gamma Phi Omega International Sorority, Inc., a mentor for the Necessary Steps Mentoring Program and Gender and Sexuality Student Services and a liaison between the Prairie Center Against Sexual Assault and UIS. She is also an InQueery peer educator and a member of the Honor Society of Leadership and Success and Psi Chi, the international honor society in psychology. Following graduation from UIS, she plans to earn her master’s degree in psychology with a focus on trauma-informed care.

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Posted on May 23, 2019