Head Gryphon Spotlight

This week’s Head Gryphon Spotlight is Angie Matos! 
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Area: UMOJA/ Taylor/House 104/ Park House
Year and Major: B.A. Political Science & Global Studies, ’12/ M.A. Political Science , ’14G
Hometown: New York City
One thing I can’t live without: My family
Favorite movie: Anything by Martin Scorcese
Favorite Show: Scandal
Favorite thing about Lehigh: a community that has supported and encouraged me to ‘make my environment a product of me’
Favorite thing about Gryphoning: Spending time with my residents (in Umoja) in and out of programs and being able to empower them to make Lehigh and their experience a product of themselves and the change they want to see.
Favorite thing about living in a residence hall: Since I’ve lived on campus all 6 years I’ve been at Lehigh (yup, 17 to 23) I would have to say it’s a fun-filled experience where community is fostered but also where my safety is maintained
Other organizations/activities I am involved in: Office of Student Leadership Development Graduate Assistant, LeaderShape On Site Coordinator, SpringSERVE: Chicago Site Coordinator/Faculty Advisor, Mu Sigma Upsilon Sorority, Incorporated Yemaya Chapter Alumni Advisor, UMOJA Strategic Planning Committee, Lehigh University Presidential Search Committee, and Dept of Theatre Production: Our Lady of 121st Street, Actress

Head Gryphon Spotlight

The Head Gryphon Spotlight of the week is our HG in Upper Cents Sarah Miller!

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Area: Upper Cents
Year and Major: 2014- IDEAS (Civil/Enviro. Engineering and Architecture)
Hometown: Bridgewater, MA
One thing I can’t live without: laughter
Favorite movie and TV show: Movie- The Princess Bride TV Show- Criminal Minds
Favorite thing about Lehigh: Campus
Favorite thing about Gryphoning: meeting a wide variety of new people each year
Favorite thing about living in a residence hall: always a lot to do/someone to hang out with
Other organizations/activities: Kappa Alpha Theta

Head Gryphon Spotlight

Our Head Gryphon spotlight this week is Lacey Quinn!

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Area: Richards House
Year and Major: Junior, Marketing Major, Graphic Design and BIS Minor
Hometown: Downingtown, PA
One thing I can’t live without: Taran Cardone
Favorite movie and TV show: Pitch Perfect, Game of Thrones
Favorite thing about Lehigh: The opportunities here are endless- you just have to look for them!
Favorite thing about Gryphoning: I love having the ability to positively influence the direction of residents and my staff. I am twice as fortunate to have the opportunity to live with, grow, and learn from them as well!
Favorite thing about living in a residence hall: My residents! Their genuine desire to develop a community on our hall and within the building has been the most touching and inspiring component of my Gryphoning this past year.
Other organizations/activities I am involved in: Marketing Club, Lehigh After Dark, and random volunteering opportunities!

Head Gryphon Spotlight

Our Head Gryphon Spotlight of the week is the Dravo HG- Ram Sinha! 

Then: 

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And Now: 

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Area: Dravo

Year and Major: 2014 BioE

Hometown: Warren NJ

One thing I can’t live without: scones

Favorite movie and/or TV show: The Blacklist, Criminal Minds, Game of Thrones and Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Favorite thing about Lehigh: Meeting so many different people over the past 4 years

Favorite thing about Gryphoning: My staff and our shenanigans

Favorite thing about living in a residence hall: Being able to witness all the crazy things that first years do

Favorite Gryphoning memory: Camp Warhead staff meetings and impulsive field trips with my Dravo staff

Head Gryphon Spotlight

Our Head Gryphon Spotlight of the week is our HG in Brodhead- Barb Oborna!

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Area: Brodhead

Year and Major: Senior Economics Major

Hometown: Ambler, PA

One thing I can’t live without: a good book

Favorite TV show: sherlock/game of thrones

Favorite Movie: LOTR

Lehigh Fav: Being a part of Phi Sigma Pi honor Fraternity and the amazing friends that I have made through it.

Gryphon Fav: Training bonding including lip sync

Residence Hall Fav: Each year meeting and getting to know new residents!

Other organizations I’m involved in: PSP, choral union, wind ensemble

Head Gryphon Spotlight

Our Head Gryphon spotlight of the week is our HG in Drinker Mary Brune!

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Area: Drinker

Year and Major: Senior, Marketing

Hometown: Maui, Hawaii

One thing I can’t live without: Caffeine

Favorite movie and/or TV show: Little Miss Sunshine and just getting into the show Dexter

Favorite thing about Lehigh: How beautiful the campus is!

Favorite thing about Gryphoning: Staff bonding!

Favorite thing about living in a residence hall: The feeling of community everyone shares in your building.

Other organizations/activities I am involved in: I’m taking it easy my senior year so other than Gryphoning, I am just involved in marketing club.

Head Gryphon Spotlight

This week’s Head Gryphon spotlight is our HG in Sayre Jon Merwin!

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Area: Sayre Park Village

Year and Major: Senior – Computer Science & Business

Hometown: Bethlehem, PA

One thing I can’t live without: Goldbond

Favorite movie and/or TV show: Modern Family

Favorite thing about Lehigh: Its academics

Favorite thing about Gryphoning: The individuals (residents and fellow Gryphons) I have had the pleasure of getting to know

Favorite thing about living in a residence hall: Living down the hall from an amazing and awesome family

Other organizations/activities I am involved in: TA, grader, part-time worker

Greatest memory: Winning the lip-sync last year with my staff. Also, movie nights in my apartment with the TRUST staff.

Head Gryphon Spotlight

Our Head Gryphon Spotlight of the week is the HG in M&M- Matt Raborn!

Then: CAYUTEEE

And Now: 

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Area: McClintic-Marshall

Year and Major: 2013 (UG, Industrial Engineering), 2014 (Grad, Management Science & Engineering)

Hometown: Flemington, NJ

One thing I can’t live without: My bed

Favorite movie and/or TV show: Friday Night Lights (the movie and TV show)

Favorite thing about Lehigh: Getting to be involved in so many different things

Favorite thing about Gryphoning: Being able to answer my residents’ questions

Favorite thing about living in a residence hall: Hanging out in the lounges

Favorite Gryphon memory: Choreography and practicing the lip syncs during summer training

Other organizations/activities I am involved in: University Committee on Discipline, Clutch’s Crew, Residential Services, Residence Hall Council, Phi Delta Theta, Admissions Tour Guide (Alum), Association of Student Alumni (Alum), Rossin Junior Fellows (Alum)

Head Gryphon Spotlight

The Head Gryphon Spotlight of the week is Josh Rosen our Trembley HG. He is also known as the cookie baker of the Gryphon Society!

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Area: Trembley
Year and Major: 2014 – MS in Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Hometown: Bridport VT
One thing I can’t live without: Books
Favorite movie and/or TV show: Top Gear
Favorite thing about Gryphoning: The people I have met
Favorite thing about living in a residence hall: No responsibility for general maintenance
Other organizations/activities I am involved in: Knitting Club

Head Gryphon Spotlight

Each week, we’ll feature a different Head Gryphon in our office.  The first Head Gryphon Spotlight is our Campus Square HG- Marissa Galante! 

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Area: Campus Square

Year and Major: Senior; Major: Political Science;  Minor: Business

Hometown: Sparta, New Jersey

One thing I can’t live without: Microwave &  My Phone

Favorite movie: Elizabethtown
Favorite show currently: Gossip Girl 
Favorite thing about Lehigh: Everything
Favorite Place: Linderman Library
Favorite thing about Gryphoning: Everyone I work with, my staff is actually the best.
Favorite thing about living in a residence hall: Being able to build a community and cater events towards my residents interests
Other organizations/activities I am involved in: Women’s XC & Women’s Track and Field (Indoor & Outdoor)