Goin' Green Orientation Staff

Meet the friendly folks who will help guide you through your introduction to UAB.

John ChancellorJohn Chancellor, Orientation Leader Coordinator
Major: Neuroscience
Hometown: Enterprise, AL
Fun Fact: John’s favorite superhero is Hawkeye from the Avengers. One thing he loves about attending UAB is hanging his hammock up on the Green on a sunny day.

Sarahanne DavidsonSarahanne Davidson, Orientation Leader Coordinator
Major: Public Health
Hometown: Lake Wylie, SC
Fun Fact: Sarahanne loves singing very loudly in her car. One thing she loves about UAB is climbing the rock wall at the Campus Recreation Center.

Brystin ArnoldBrystin Arnold
Major: Public Health
Hometown: Mobile, AL
Fun Fact: Brystin’s favorite color is orange, which is also her favorite fruit! One thing she loves about UAB is working with freshmen as a Resident Assistant.

Piyush BorsePiyush Borse
Major: Neuroscience and Spanish
Hometown: Ocean Springs, MS
Fun Fact: While Piyush appreciates all animals, he is definitely a dog person. One thing he loves about UAB is the open-minded, intellectual student body.

Fernando ColungaFernando Colunga
Major: Public Health
Hometown: Huntsville, AL
Fun Fact: Fernando plays the ukulele. One thing he loves about UAB is the metropolitan environment.

Clay FreemanClay Freeman
Major: Political Science
Hometown: Moody, AL
Fun Fact: Clay can't sleep at night without his Stitch stuffed animal. One thing he loves about UAB is playing with the UAB Marching Blazers.

Erik HalleyErik Halley
Major: Kinesiology and Psychology
Hometown: Harvest, AL
Fun Fact: Some of Erik’s favorite hobbies are running, acting, and eating cheesecake. One thing he loves about UAB is having professors that care about his success.

Lauren MichalLauren Michal
Major: Secondary Education / History
Hometown: Madison, AL
Fun Fact: Lauren’s dream job is to be an actor at historic Williamsburg. One thing she loves about UAB is planning awesome student life events as Vice President of USGA.

Marie MichenkovaMarie Michenkova
Major: Neuroscience
Hometown: Brno, Czech Republic
Fun Fact: Marie has a scuba-diving license. One thing she loves about UAB is serving on the Undergraduate Research EXPO Committee.

Spencer PorchSpencer Porch
Major: Healthcare Management
Hometown: Huntsville, AL
Fun Fact: Spencer is obsessed with llamas. One thing he loves about UAB is the waffles at the Commons on the Green.

Caitlyn Schultz
Caitlyn Schultz
Major: Early Childhood and Elementary Education
Hometown: Birmingham, AL
Fun Fact: Caitlyn loves bunnies and bulldogs. One thing she loves about UAB is showing Blazer spirit at basketball games.

Leigh Anna ShaversLeigh Anna Shavers
Major: Public Health
Hometown: Clanton, AL
Fun Fact: Leigh Anna loves Tyler Perry movies. One thing she loves about UAB is all the internship opportunities available in Birmingham.

Lauren SmithLauren Smith
Major: Communication Studies
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Fun Fact: Lauren ran the entire 2014 Asics Los Angeles Marathon. One thing she loves about UAB is meeting new students with diverse backgrounds.

Eli UsseryEli Ussery
Major: Industrial Distribution
Hometown: Columbus, GA
Fun Fact: Even though he wakes up early for Army ROTC, Eli has never been a fan of coffee. One thing he loves about UAB is its access to Birmingham's fantastic music scene.