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Abigail Reisinger

The O’Pake Institute's Reading Royals Fellow

Major: Business Management and Marketing

Graduation Year: 2023

Hometown: Matthews, NC

Personality Type: ENFJ, The Teacher

What is your favorite part about working with O’Pake?

Getting to work with local people who we can really help make a difference.

What are your goals in the future?

To work in the marketing field someday.

How will O’Pake help you reach these goals?

By giving me hands on experience as practice for when I enter the professional world, and exposure to different aspects of the job I am pursuing.

What is your favorite memory at Alvernia?

Playing my first collegiate ice hockey game for the inaugural women’s ice hockey team at Alvernia.

What made you decide to study at Alvernia?

The way it feels like home and everyone is welcoming and glad to have you there.

Who or what inspires you and why?

I am inspired by the successful people in my life, what they accomplish, and the routes they take to achieve their goals. More specifically, my friend Amanda Pelkey who is an olympic ice hockey player and has won multiple world championships. Not only is she inspiring in athletics, but other aspects as well. I’ve gotten the chance to see how she runs the business side of her hockey camps and am inspired by the way she lives her life everyday.

What is a quote that you abide by?

Everything happens for a reason

What is something that someone would be surprised to learn about you?

I am a HUGE Marvel nerd; comic books and movies.