Loyola University Chicago

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Meet the ACE Support Staff


ACE Graduate Generalists


Efrata Sasahulih, 2nd Year, Graduate Generalist

Program: Applied Social Psychology

Involvement on campus (clubs, organizations, etc): ResLife

Favorite part of ACE: The ACE Lounge!


Ruqiya Abdulle, 1st Year, Graduate Generalist

Program: Geographic Information Systems

Involvement on campus (clubs, organizations, etc): N/A

Favorite part of ACE: ACE Lounge & community


ACE Marketing Assistants


Malessa McKillip, Senior, Marketing Assistant


Major/Minors: Marketing and Management Major

Involvement on campus (clubs, organizations, etc): Women's Club Volleyball, Polish Student Alliance, Delta Sigma Pi

Favorite part of ACE: My favorite part of ACE is the family atmosphere and the comfort of knowing that ACE is always there to support and encourage me through my academic, career, spiritual, and personal growth.


Rosa Carter, Senior, Marketing Assistant

Major/Minors: Marketing Major; Chinese Language and Culture Minor

Involvement on campus (clubs, organizations, etc): Women in Business, Chinese Language Learning Program

Favorite part of ACE: My favorite part of ACE is the community. Being able to meet new people through programs or even through just hanging out in the ACE lounge is always a good time.


ACE Summer Transition Program (STP) Interns


 Emilia Murphy, Junior, STP Intern

Major/Minors: Biology Major; Fine Arts Photography Minor, Pre-Dental Track

Involvement on campus (clubs, organizations, etc): LUC Pre-Dental Association, LUC Pre-Health Society, MEDLIFE, Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority

Favorite part of ACE: ACE community! From the students to the staff


Maria Burritt, Sophomore, STP Intern

Major/Minors: Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience Major; Math and Shakespeare Studies Minors, Pre-Med Track

Involvement on campus (clubs, organizations, etc): ResLife, Theater Department

Favorite part of ACE: The dedication of all the staff and scholars to cultivating a supportive and accomplished community.


Valerie Alvarez, Sophomore, STP Intern

Major/Minors: Public Health Major; Bioethics & Spanish Minors

Involvement on campus (clubs, organizations, etc): ACE Medical Club, Phi Delta Epsilon, Students for Reproductive Justice, American Medical Women's Association

Favorite part of ACE: My favorite thing about ACE is the incredible community and support you’re provided with!