TRAC Mentor Biographies

Maura Appleberry
Rachel Howley
Laura Salinas
Dale Tollman
Cody Yardley

Maura Appleberry

Class of 2019
Hometown: Louisville, Kentucky
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Concentration: Manufacturing Engineering

Fun Facts:
  • I’m a huge Green Bay Packers fan.
  • I’m passionate about renewable energy solutions
  • I’m in Alpha Phi Omega, a service fraternity on campus where I’ve met some of my closest friends.
Tip: 
Find confidence in your courageous, bold  transfer decision. Do not get discouraged about making friends or getting acclimated; you are each on your own timeline.

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Rachel Howley

Class of 2018
Hometown: Scituate, Massachusetts
Major: Biomedical Engineering

Fun Facts:
  •  I can hit my 9 iron as far as my father
  •  I’m obsessed with true crime tv (basically Identification Discovery is my life)
  • I helped build an Osmometer at my internship this summer
Tip: 
Don’t worry about being the new kid in your class or dorm.  I was terrified to move into a quad but the girls I lived with are now my best friends.

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Laura Salinas

Class of 2018
Hometown: Miami, Florida
Major: Computer Engineering

Fun Facts:
  • I swam competitively for 8 years
  • I vacationed in Iceland
  • Born in Colombia, raised in Miami
Tip: 
Explore the city by bike!

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Dale Tollman

Class of 2018
Hometown: East Boston, Massachusetts
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Minor: Computer Engineering

Fun Facts:
  • I was born in South Africa. 
  • I enjoy scuba diving and seeing the world below us.  
  • I was a 9 pound baby.
Tip: 
DREAM BIG!

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Cody Yardley

Class of 2018
Hometown: Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Concentration: Manufacturing Engineering

Fun Facts:
  • Check back soon.
Tip: 
Check back soon.

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