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 Mike Adamczyk
 

Major: AE
From: Lawrenceville, NJ

Why work in the library?
I used to work at a Barnes and Noble in Princeton and I enjoy working with
books. I like helping people find what they need in a quiet, relaxed
setting.

What is your favorite book?
"Speaker for the Dead" by Orson Scott Card. Also a big fan of "The Martian" by Andy Weir, can't wait to see the movie.

What is your favorite movie in the Library?
Hard choice, but I loved "Big Hero 6". I like animated films and this one was funny, heartwarming, and action packed.

What is one of your future goals after graduation?
I want to have a career in Astronautical Engineering and spend my free time
going places and having fun with friends and family.

If you could travel anywhere, where would you go?
There are so many places I want to go I just can't name them all. I just
hope I have enough time to travel to as many places as I can all over the
world.

Ryan Brown


Major: CS & EET
Where are you from: Baltimore, MD

Why did you want to work in the Puente Library? I wanted to work in  the library because I wanted to change from being on the front end of operations all the time. I wanted to be in the background making a difference, and I found that in the library. I am now helping foster education by processing and editing cataloging records.

What is your favorite book? My favorite book is the beginning of the second book in the Artemis Fowl series, which was written by Eoin Colfer, The Arctic Incident.

What is your favorite movie in the library? My favorite movie in the library has to be The Avengers, it is such a classic. This is one of the only times I allow my inner geek to show.

What is one of your future goals after graduation? After I graduate  I want to go get my master's degree in biomedical engineering. Thus,  allowing me to make a profession as a biomedical engineer at an acclaimed hospital.

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be? I would travel to the Irish coast. Just looking off of movies and reading in books it seems like an tranquil place to be. A place free of all the distractions of life, just you and water.

Chris Costigan 

Major?: Electrical Engineering
Where are you from?:  Hanover, MD

Why did you want to work in the Puente Library?: I wanted to work in the
Puente Library because I find the atmosphere of the library itself to be
very relaxing.


What is your favorite book?:  I'd have to say that my favorite book was
"Touching Spirit Bear".  I read it when I was in middle school and until that
point I could never get into a book enough to want to finish it, but this
book had me hooked and I finished it in less than a week.

What is your favorite movie in the library?:  My favorite movie
in the Library probably has to be "Fight Club".  Only thing is I can't really
say why I like fight club because the 1st rule of fight club is you don't
talk about fight club.


What is one of your future goals after graduation?:  One of my future
goals after graduation is to land a job at Northrop Grumman where my father
works and hopefully stay with the company for as long as possible.


If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be?:  If I had
the chance to ravel anywhere in the world I would probably visit Tokyo
Japan for the simple fact that the culture there is what interests me most
at the moment.  

 
Marcus Elyiace
 

Major?: Computer Engineering

Where are you from?: Richmond, Virginia   

Why did you want to work in the Puente Library? The Puente Library has a very peaceful     environment. I'm able to assist my fellow students and progress my studies while working.

What is your favorite book? "Ender's Game" by Orson Scott Card

What is your favorite movie in the library? "Aladdin" is my favorite movie in the library. It was a huge part of my childhood, and I still enjoy watching it today!

What is one of your future goals after graduation? My goal is to achieve personal satisfaction   and completeness.

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be? I would travel to Greece.

 
Malik Powell 
 

Major: Comp Sci, Cyber Security

Where are you from? Suitland, MD

Why did you want to work in the Puente Library? I chose to work in the library because I previously worked in the library at my high school. I also figured that working at the library would give me plenty of opportunities to access the many resources that the library offers.

What is you favorite book? My favorite book is "Eregon" by Christopher Paolini.

What is your favorite movie? My favorite movie in the library is "Spirited Away" because it’s one of my favorite movies period.

What is one of your future goals after graduation?  One of my future goals after graduation is to move to California. I’ve lived in Maryland my entire life, and I’d like to venture away from home. Far, far away.

If you could travel to any place on earth, where would it be? If I could travel to any place on earth, I’d like to visit Dubai.

Karen Tavarez

Major? Computer Engineering

Where are you from? Dominican Republic

 
Why did you want to work in the Puente Library?
I wanted to work in the Puente Library because I was always in the library so I figured it would be a good idea to work here. I also liked how the library was more quiet, compared to other places on campus. 

What is your favorite book?
At this moment my favorite book is "The Fault in Our Stars" by John Green.

What is your favorite movie in the library?
My favorite movie which is currently in the library has to be "Divergent".

What is one of your future goals after graduation?
One of my future goals after graduation is to help my mother buy a house in Dominican Republic so she can live close to my grandparents and the rest of my family.

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be?
If I could travel anywhere in the world it would be Australia!

 
Keyry Velazquez
 

Major? Cyber & Information Security
Where are you from? I am from Maryland, the Hyattsville area.

Why did you want to work in the Puente Library?
I wanted to work at the Puente Library because it is a very quiet environment and I get
to work with students from the school. Also, our bosses are great!

What is your favorite book?
Don't read much, but the last book I really enjoyed was "The Book Thief".

What is your favorite movie in the library?
My favorite movie would be "Guardians of the Galaxy" because it is very funny and has one
of my favorite actors, Vin Diesel.

What is one of your future goals after graduation?
One of my future goals would be to get a permanent job at NASA or the CIA.

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be?
Definitely Egypt.

Chris Walker

Major: Information Assurance
Where am I from? Laurel, MD. I have spent my whole life here!

Why did I want to work in the Puente Library?
I wanted to work here for one of two reasons. The first being, knowing my co-workers and
the second being interacting with the other students who pass through the library.

What is my favorite book?
"Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire". I love fantasy and magic novels.

What is your favorite movie in the library and why?
I really enjoyed "Gravity". Since I was little I was very intrigued by space, but after
watching this movie, it really shows you the things most other movies don't. Space is a
dangerous place.

What is one of your future goals after graduating?
I would really like to start my own company some day after graduating.

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be?
There are a ton of places I would love to visit, but the #1 place would have to be
Hawaii. Since I just learned how to swim, I'd like to give that a shot but I really want
to try skydiving as well!

Keaton Werner


Major? Cyber Information Security
Where are you from? Eldersburg, Maryland
 

Why did you want to work in the Puente Library? I wanted to work at the Puente Library because it gives me a chance to study while I'm not busy. It allows me to study, making it so I can work and not get behind in my classes. 

What is your favorite book? My favorite book would have to be Lord of the Rings: Two Towers. Tolkien does a phenomenal job of painting the picture and creating a separate universe. Nothing I have read has been like it, except maybe Game of Thrones.

What is your favorite movie in the library and why? My favorite movie in the Puente library is The Lord of the Rings: Two Towers. The Lord of The Rings is my favorite series of all time for both movies and books. I like the great cinematography and extensive story it has.

What is one of your future goals after graduation? As a Cyber Security major, I want to work at NSA.

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be? I would love to travel to Germany. The rich culture there would be very interesting to experience.