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  • Iris Ayala-Swindell

    Program Manager, Student Veterans Resource Center

    College: Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

    Degree: Master of Science in Education

    Military Affiliation: Navy

    Hobbies/Interests: Reading, meditation, Pilates, trying out new brunch spots, and spending time outdoors soaking up the sun.

  • Chris Schofield

    Veteran Peer Mentor and SVRC Student Staff

    College: Marshall

    Major: Political Science

    Hometown: San Diego

    Military Affiliation: Marine Corps

    Hobbies: Reading

    Fun Fact: I tutored high school special ed kids for two years

    Tip for Students: Find what you love and do that; don't worry about what others are doing.

  • Danny Chehaiber

    Veteran Peer Mentor and SVRC Student Staff

    College: Sixth

    Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology

    Hometown: Los Angeles

    Military Affiliation: Air Force

    Tip for Students: Gain perspective.