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Roseilyn Guzman

Roseilyn Guzman is a master's student in the Higher Education Student Affairs program at The Pennsylvania State University. At the university, she is a graduate assistant for a mentoring program, BLUEprint, which is under the Paul Robeson Cultural Center. During her time at the university, she has acquired numerous experiences within the field of Student Affairs.  Guzman has served for three years as a Resident Assistant. Through her involvement in Residence Life, Guzman was inducted into the Residence Hall Honor Society. In addition, Guzman is a Ronald E. McNair Scholar through which she conducted a literature analysis on how social and academic factors influence the decisions of minority students to attend postsecondary institutions, with the mentorship of Leticia Oseguera. Moreover,  Guzman has worked for one of Pennsylvania’s TRiO programs, Student Support Services Program as a member of their Peer Assistant Leadership Team. Ms. Guzman’s research interests include: first-generation college students’ academic achievement, college access and financial aid, diversity on college campuses, and minority based college programs and institutions.  uzman has completed a B.S. in Education and Public Policy at The Pennsylvania State University.