Karm is a senior majoring in Communication and minoring in Dance. She is originally from Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Throughout her four years at PMC, Karm has shared her Haitian culture with the community through her influential dance with the PMC Dance Ensemble. She is also the co-leader of the Haitian club. Upon graduation, Karm aspires to become a big name Hollywood producer, director and actress. Her supportive PMC professors have given her the confidence, creative space and encouragement needed to forge her true identity and chase this dream.
Vanessa is a junior majoring in Communication and minoring in International Relations. PMC’s mission of empowering women of purpose prompted Vanessa to become an advocate for social change. She aims to one day open a NGO to help impoverished children gain access to higher education. A commuter student, Vanessa maintains an active on-campus presence by participating in the yoga club, community service organization, conduct board and working as a teacher’s assistant for the psychology department. A Brazilian native, Vanessa spends her spare time reading books about different cultures and countries, expanding her worldview beyond the global community at PMC.
Maria is a first year student who commutes from Roslindale, MA and is originally from the Dominican Republic. Like many first year students, Maria is has not yet declared her major. She is making the most of PMC’s broad, liberal arts curriculum, sampling courses from a variety of departments before deciding on a field of study. Maria is currently leaning toward becoming a Management and Organizational Change Major with a concentration in Accounting. In addition to her love of numbers, Maria enjoys taking pictures and playing volleyball. She plans to try out for the PMC volleyball team in the near future.
Alphonsine is a junior majoring in Social and Political Systems with a concentration in International Relations. Alphie is originally from DR. Congo. She participates in the Model United Nations club at PMC, which educates students about world politics, public speaking and diplomacy. The club attends the Model UN Conference, hosted in New York City, annually. Alphie’s participation stems from her ambition to ultimately obtain her Master’s Degree in Peace and Conflict Resolution. She is a Women of Promise Scholarship winner.
Natasha is a junior majoring in Psychology and minoring in English. From Johnsburg, Illinois, Natasha lives on-campus and works as a Resident Assistant. She welcomes, supports and engages her fellow classmates in this role. Natasha is also an award winning student athlete who plays for PMC’s Division III Soccer and Softball teams. Natasha considers her teammates her second family. She proudly serves as the president of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee, a group dedicated to increasing community involvement in PMC sports.
Rosalie is a first year student majoring in Biology and minoring in Visual Arts. Enthusiastically involved on-campus, Rosalie is a member of the Gay Straight Alliance (GSA), which holds a wide variety of events for education, awareness and fun! The GSA also offers confidential support for all students. In her free time, she makes the most of PMC’s proximity to Boston, exploring the large city with her friends. After a day in the city, Rosalie appreciates that she can come back to PMC’s peaceful campus, where the natural landscaping reminds her of her home in Keene, New Hampshire.
Liz is a sophomore majoring in Psychology and minoring in Social Political Systems. Yet another representative of PMC’s global village, Liz is originally from Uganda. She has played an integral part in making the lush, green campus even greener. Liz founded the PMC recycling club, which works to ensure responsible waste management on-campus and encourage students to conserve and keep the environment clean. Beyond recycling, Liz serves as a first year advisor. She mentors freshmen in this role, ensuring a healthy and successful transition from high school to college.
Anielly Karise Zeferino
Anielly Karise is a first year student and the newest addition to the student ambassador team! Originally born in Brazil, she has worked diligently to overcome the language and cultural differences that she struggled with when she moved to the United States. Although Anielly Karise commutes to campus from Malden, MA, she appreciates the friendships she’s forming at PMC. She feels that it may soon become a home-away-from-home. When she is not studying, Anielly Karise enjoys reading fiction and using her singing talents to worship as a Seventh - day Adventist.