Directory

Who are the Involvement Consultants?

Mayamiko Matabwa

Major: Architecture 
 
Minor: Anthropology
 
Involvement on Campus: African Student Union, International Student Organization, Mortar Board
 
For you, what is the importance of involvement in the USD community?
For me, involvement is important to build a sense of community amongst ourselves and to foster connections that extend beyond the classroom. 
 
"Hidden" Talent/Fun Fact: I once flew a plane! 

Mark Bautista

Major: Behavioral Neuroscience
 
Minor: Biomedical Ethics
 
Involvement on campus: Filipino Ugnayan Student Organization (FUSO), Phi Delta Epsilon, Medical Brigades, Honors Program
 
For you, what is the importance of involvement in the USD community?
Aside from giving me places to express my interests and passions, being involved in the USD community has made USD feel like a home away from home and has allowed me to create relationships with people who I’ve wouldn’t have met without getting involved on campus. 
 
Hidden Talent: I can wiggle my ears!

Jenny Shedd

Major: Liberal Studies 
 
Concentration: Communication Studies 
 
Involvement on campus: Involvement Consultant, Liberal Studies Board, TEDx, Teaching credential program 
 
For you, what is the importance of involvement in the USD community?
I believe that getting involved on campus encourages students to make connections with peers who come from a variety of different backgrounds. Getting involved allows students to make new friends and helps them further explore their passions and interests while having fun! 
 
Hidden talent: I would consider myself a “professional napper”. I can take a nap pretty much anywhere at any time of the day.