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Ashley Williams

Child and Family Studies



Maryville, TN

What is your favorite part about being a Peer Mentor?

I love getting to meet new students and have an impact on their experience at UT. It's also great getting to become friends with the other Peer Mentors!

What is your advice for First-Year Students?

Get inVOLved! Take the time to do something that is of real interest to you. It makes being here that much more enjoyable. Also don't worry if you're struggling. Many people struggle in their first year and it takes some people more time to adjust than others.

Describe the color orange: 

Enthusiasm! Anytime I see orange it reminds me of enthusiasm, excitement, creativity, and FOOTBALL!

What is your favorite place on campus?

Either HSS amphitheater or TRECS 

Describe being a Peer Mentor in 5 words or less:

Building relationships and making connections.