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Otis College Students' Union

The Students’ Union is made up of student leaders who are passionate about helping other students and that will work hard to help to resolve student concerns on campus. They have been leaders in developing important initiatives on campus such as the Food Pantry, Resource Exchange, and many more.


Student's Union Members

Peer Mentors 2019-2020

MISSION: In order to provide for the student body a united, equitable, and fulfilling college experience, Students' Union members are devoted to improving campus environments by fostering a network of guidance, support, and advocacy for the desires and necessities of the student body.

Find out how YOU can get involved! Contact Erica Javidzad via our online contact form, or call (310) 846-2595

Emma Haluzska

  • Pronouns: She / Her
  • Status: Senior
  • Major: Digital Media/Animation
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My name is Emma Haluszka and I'm a senior Animation student at Otis. I love cartoons, animals, and baking sweets!

I wanted to be a part of the Student's Union because I wanted to find a way to help improve school life for my fellow students in a proactive and empathetic way.

Arabella Osorio

  • Pronouns: She / Her
  • Status: Sophomore
  • Major: Digital Media Animation
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Hello! My name is Arabella and I am currently studying digital media at Otis college of art and design. I have always had a fascination with film and animation and am absolutely obsessed with Tv shows and movies, Especially If they are stop motion animation.

I chose to be a part of the Student’s Union because I want to help make the Otis community a more comfortable environment for current and incoming students while also meeting new people along the way.

Daycie De Luz

  • Pronouns: She / Her
  • Status: Sophomore
  • Major: Digital Media
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Hey there! I’m but a simple aspiring artist who enjoys anything nerdy (from foreign films to Marvel to anime and manga) or cute (from stationary items to plushies to dogs). I love talking to others and making people laugh so if you ever see me on campus, don’t be afraid to say hi or to strike up a conversation! Otis’ peer mentor program has greatly improved my experience at the college and influenced me to become the best positive and helpful role model I can be to all of you newcomers. I’m here to help you as much as possible as you tackle your first year through academics, socializing, and finding some neat food hotspots!

My foundation year was significantly impacted by the influences of Otis’ students leaders, from the peer mentors, to the CAB members, to the Students’ Union representatives. Their undying passions to help their peers and to bring positive change to their school greatly inspired me to follow in their footsteps. I was motivated to become a part of the Students’ Union so I could also become a voice for the students and to help enable a greater communication between the student body and the working gears of our college’s system.

Nikki Paz

  • Pronouns: She / Her
  • Status: Grad Student
  • Major: MFA Art + Social Practice
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I am a grad student from NYC interested the intersection of arts + activism + community. I love plants, dancing, and my cat Spooky.

I chose to be a part of the SU to help represent + advocate for the grad program, and to be more involved in the Otis community as a whole.

Rei Rego

  • Pronouns: They / Them
  • Status: Senior
  • Major: Fashion Design w/ costume design emphasis
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Rei is a senior from Boston focusing on costume design for film and television. They have an intense love for coffee and robots, and they are the father of two black cats.

I joined the Students’ Union because I wanted to create more of a dialogue between student and faculty, as I feel that students experience intimidation regarding speaking to their professors about the issues they face. I would like to see the school flourish and be a great institution where all can exist in a safe space, but in order to do that, the voices of the students need to be heard.

Any Otis student who is passionate about helping other students on campus or wishes to be a part of a team that will help to resolve concerns on campus should e-mail the Students' Union at SU@Otis.Edu or call the Office of Student Activities at Contact the Students Union

For further information on how to become involved, contact Erica Javidzad via our online contact form, or call (310) 846-2595

Quick Forms

Food Pantry Guidelines
Resource Exchange Guidelines

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