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Student Profile:
Mark Martinez ‘16

Why did you choose Siena College?

​“I chose to come to Siena because I really appreciated the strong sense of community here.”

Why English?

​“I decided to be an English Major because I’ve always had a passion for literature as a whole, and I’ve enjoyed the versatility that comes with the English degree at Siena. I couldn’t imagine majoring in anything else.”

What has been your most meaningful experience at Siena?

​“Going through the summer RA training program. I learned a lot about working with others and met so many fantastic people.”

What's the best book you've recently read?

​”Gardens of the Moon, by Steven Erikson.”

What are your plans for the future?

​“I plan to study abroad in Argentina and then pursue a graduate degree in Comparative Literature.”

Mark Martinez ‘16

Mark Martinez

Class of 2016

English Major

Brooklyn, N.Y.