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Dog Days: New Student Orientation will be held virtually for incoming Summer 2021 students due to COVID-19. Incoming Fall 2021 students will need to register for Dog Days between March 15 - May 1 for freshmen and March 15 - June 1 for transfer students.

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Dog Days Orientation Leaders are the heart of the orientation program. They assist incoming students as they make their transition to the University. Whether it is peer advising or class registration the Orientation Leaders are a vital resource for new students. We are looking forward to seeing you at Dog Days!



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Ken - Coordinator Ken Ternate - Coordinator, New Student and Family Programs
Aamiah Finley

Aamiah Finley and I am a fourth year majoring in Criminology, Forensic Behavioral Sciences.

While serving as Vice President of Standards for Fresno State Panhellenic and being a Criminology Honors Student, her love for being involved on campus just keeps growing! When she is not taking care of her plants, watching movies, or working out you can find her being a Dutch Bros Barista. 

Aidan Garaygordobil Aidan is a double major in History and MCJ. He can’t wait to see you virtually this summer and in person this fall!
Amarin Riar Amarin Riar is a pre-health major on the pre-nursing track. Her goal is to become a nurse practitioner. Something interesting about her is that she speaks Punjabi. Also, she loves to travel.
Anou Vang Anou is a fourth year Biology major, double minoring in Chemistry and Asian American Studies. She loves the outdoors, traveling, working out, and anime! 
Brooklyn Haley Brooklyn is an English Education major, and I was born and raised in the Central Valley. Her hobbies include reading and watching crime tv shows and documentaries. 
Elizabeth Haro Elizabeth "Ellie" is second year and a pre-psychology major! Some of her favorite hobbies are reading, walking her dog, and hanging out with friends. Have a safe summer/fall semester!
Emily Veloz Emily is a 2021 Fresno State Graduate! She is from Reedley and Orange Cove CA. In her free time she loves to spend time with her pets and watch the San Francisco Giants! :)
Erica Andrade Erica is a senior working on my Psychology major and will also be part of MASS (Mentorship Alliance for Student Success) for College of Science and Mathematics. 
Gabriela Lemus Gabb is a Dog Days orientation leader this summer. She is a Liberal Studies major, and plans to become an elementary school teacher in the near future. She loves all things Billie Eilish and watching random videos on YouTube, particularly about finance.
Jesus Velazquez Jesus will be entering his Senior Year at Fresno State as a Mathematics major. He was born in Fresno, CA and raised in a small town west of Fresno called Firebaugh. He is Mexican and loves reading in my free time. He also likes to delve into the study of Physics, even though he is a Math major. 
Jose Medina III Jose Medina III is entering his second year in the Student Affairs and College Counseling Program. He is a transfer student and alumni of Fresno State (BA '20). This is his second year (online) with Dog Days. He enjoys spending time with his two pups Modelo and Raffaello and binge-watching shows on Netflix.He is proud to be a Fresno State Bulldog!
Kandace Stokes Kandace is a senior Kinesiology major with an Exercise Science option. In her free time she enjoys yoga, and hiking in Yosemite. She believes a good solo dance party can help turn a rough day into your best day!
Kelly Simmons Kelly is a second-year School Counseling student and Returning Orientation Leader.  In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, hiking, and working on creating the perfect home oven pizza.  She loves to help students navigate college, so please do not hesitate to ask for help!
Lauren Ortiz Lauren is a fourth year Biology major minoring in Criminology, she is also Pre-med and her goal is to become a Forensic Pathologist. In her free time she enjoys upcycling clothes, going to the gym, and finding new music!
Leilani Natividad Leilani Natividad is a communicative sciences: speech-pathology major. She was born and raised in Bakersfield, CA. She enjoys going to the gym, listening to Taylor Swift & Olivia Rodrigo, and binge watching all her comfort shows, especially New Girl.
Elizabeth Pompa Rios Liz Pompa is a Graphic Design major. She was born and raised in Santa Maria, Ca. Ask her about upcycling, sewing, crafting, basically anything creative! She aspires to work at PBS one day!
Madisen Krohn Madisen Krohn is going to be a junior in the fall. She is majoring in Liberal Studies and minoring in Child and Family Science in hopes of becoming an elementary teacher! Some of her favorite things are going on walks with her dogs, iced caramel lattes (or coffee in general), chicken nuggets, and listening to Taylor Swift!! 
Mayra Villalobos Mayra Villalobos is an aspiring school counselor. She loves working with kids, hanging out with her family and taking her corgi Coco on walks.
Michelle Zamora Michelle Zamora is a first-generation Latina student in the Student Affairs and College Counseling masters program. She obtained her bachelor's degree in psychology from Fresno State. Her end goal is to be a college or high school counselor. Ask her about music festivals, rollerskating, and shopping. 
Miguel Perez Miguel is a second year student majoring in Agriculture Education here at Fresno State. Not being a native from the valley, he is excited to explore the nearby national parks and warm weather. In his free time he enjoys being outdoors, getting frozen yogurt, and driving while listening to music. 
Raveen Rai Raveen is a fourth-year Sociology student with a minor in Philosophy. She loves traveling, eating, and trying new drinks from Starbucks. If you ever need a recommendation for a new drink, feel free to ask her.
Rebekah Denning Rebekah Denning will be serving as one of Fresno State’s Dog Days orientation leaders this summer! She is currently a third year student and majoring in Kinesiology, Exercise Science. Let’s have an awesome summer!
Rosemary Godinez Rosemary is majoring in Social Work with a minor in Criminology. An interesting fact about her is that she is a pug mom. Some of her hobbies include traveling, dancing, and listening to Bad Bunny.  
Samarpreet Kaur Hello Bulldogs! Samar is a junior majoring in Philosophy Pre-Law and minoring in Criminology. She recently also joined ASI as a senator for the school year 21-22, so feel free to ask her for any help! A quick fun fact about her is that she loves taking up new hobbies like embroidery and cooking.
Vanessa Gonzalez Vanessa recently received my English Education B.A. with an emphasis in Theatre Education and is now pursuing my single subject credential in English! She is a proud dog mom and is often covered in dog fur, and is probably always drinking water or coffee on camera. 
Zoe Statzer Zoe Statzer is majoring in Computer Engineering with minors in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics. Something fun about her is that for her 21st birthday she decided to go skydiving at 18,000 feet about Santa Cruz.