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Sep 10 2021 - 11:45 AM
Meet the Staff- Loriana

Are you a Teachers College student, and, if so, what are you studying?

I am not a Teachers College student. I am a student at Queens College and I am getting a dual masters degree in History and Library Science. 

Where’s your hometown?

I am born and raised in Astoria, Queens!

What did you want to be when you grew up? When I was younger I wanted to be a forensic anthropologist and then I shifted to computer security analyst.


What was your first job?

My first job was working as a barista at a restaurant in Midtown. 

What has been your best job?

My best job has been mentoring an all girls robotics team.

Your favorite meal: Probably lahanodolmates ( greek stuffed cabbage) or pork belly ramen 

Are you a morning or night person?:

I can be a morning person but being in graduate school necessitates being a night person. 

A delicious dessert:

hands down Phish Food ice cream by Ben and Jerry’s 

Song you love no matter how many times you hear it:

Cardigan by Taylor Swift

A country you’d like to visit:

I would love to visit Ireland! 

A book you strongly recommend?

The Bell Jar by Slyvia Plath

A sport you enjoy playing (or watching)?

Ice Skating!

TOP THREE….Best places to read?

NYPL main branch on 42nd st, Starbucks on 35th avenue in astoria, Queens College library by the windows 

The strangest thing I’ve ever done is…

learn how to play the bagpipes and join a pipe band!

The most fascinating person I’ve ever met is…

probably one of my Library Science professors, Prof Sanchez. He has a lot of really cool projects and initiatives surrounding technology!