Meet the Peers: Kimberly (Kimmy) Newton
Major and Minor:
Double major in Communication and Political Science
Involvement on campus:
Bulldog Welcome Week TeamLead RockStar
Advisement & Registration Student Advisor
President of UMD Student Association
Interesting fact about you:
Camouflage is my favorite print, and I enjoy metalcore music.
Why are you excited to be a Peer Advisor?
I enjoy working with students and answering any questions or concerns they may have. I want to help through those sometimes stressful situations that I went through. I also love the CLA office and working with all the wonderful people in it!
What is your favorite thing about UMD?
I love the atmosphere of UMD. There is something here for everyone and always someone there to help you. I had a hard time finding my niche at UMD, but I found it though the countless opportunities our campus brings.
What are your plans after college?
I would love to find a career in Higher Education, preferably in the Student Affairs area. I am also looking into the Public Relations/Affairs field.
What is one area of confusion that you saw your first couple of years at UMD?
Understanding your APAS Report and transcripts. I was really confused on how to tell if a course transferred or not.
Those who can, succeed.