AU Ambassadors- College of Arts and Sciences

Name: Loie Faulkner
Email: lf0899a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Nap-loving coffee addict
Hometown: Ithaca, NY
Major: Psychology
Favorite Spot on Campus: Couches on second floor of Katzen
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: I once sang with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir on a live televised event!
On-Campus Involvement: AU Chamber Singers
Name: Sage Merchant
Email: sm2917b@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Probably eating or napping
Hometown: Freemont, CA
Major: Economics
Minor: Accounting
Favorite Spot on Campus: Rooftop of McKinley
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: I taught gymnastics for two years, but I still can’t do a cartwheel.
Name: Addison Keilty
Email: ak9055a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Passionate, environmentalist, outgoing, involved
Hometown: Morris, CT
Major: Environmental Studies
Minor: Marketing
Favorite Spot on Campus: The quad on a sunny day
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: I’ve been to Costa Rica four times on field-based environmental science internships!
Name: Amelia Crabtree
Email: ac7849a@american.edu
Four Word Story: I don’t like avocados
Hometown: Tysons, VA
Major: Public Health
Minor: Biology
Favorite Spot on Campus: Battelle Atrium or the second floor of club lib.
Languages Spoken: English, German, French
Fun Fact: I was born in Japan!
Name: Sophie Fickenscher
Email: sf0977a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: I’m a global nomad.
Hometown: Pretoria, South Africa/Southport, NC
Major: Public Health
Minor: Biochemistry
Favorite Spot on Campus: The picnic tables near the AU Abroad office.
Languages Spoken: English, conversational Kiswahili
Fun Fact: I am on two club sports teams at AU– the Rowing Team and the Equestrian Team
Name: Julia Remy
Email: jr1955a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Science-loving Boston girl
Hometown: Canton, MA
Major: Public Health, Pre-Med track
Favorite Spot on Campus: The Dav
Languages Spoken: English, French
Fun Fact: My ears are 50% plastic from a childhood surgery!
On-Campus Involvement: Peer Mentor
Name: Alice Squeglia
Email: as3530a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Theatre, fun, singing, creative.
Hometown: Erie, PA
Major: Musical Theatre
Minor: Business and Entertainment
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: I was on the tennis team in high school and we won the state championship three years in a row!
On-Campus Involvement: Performing Arts
Name: Claire Coen
Email: cc3400a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Always sharing awkward moments.
Hometown: Marblehead, MA
Major: Sociology, Women and Gender Studies
Favorite Spot on Campus: Amphitheater
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: A registered Boy Scout!
On-Campus Involvement: She’s the First, Greek Life
Name: Emmalene Kurtis
Email: ek7315a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: And so she did.
Hometown: Newport, RI
Major: Public Health
Minor: Anthropology
Favorite Spot on Campus: McKinley building
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Fun Fact: I have worked at Ben & Jerry’s for five summers!
On-Campus Involvement: AU Music, Greek LIfe
Name: Annika Hogan
Email: ah0216a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Cant, I have homework.
Hometown: Berlin, MA
Major: Undecided in College of Arts and Sciences
Favorite Spot on Campus: Resident hall lounge
Languages Spoken: English, German, Spanish
Fun Fact: Once, I broke my foot… skipping.
Name: Samantha DiBacco
Email: sd9562a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Family-oriented, funny, outgoing.
Hometown: Glastonbury, CT
Major: Psychology
Minor: Biology
Favorite Spot on Campus: Third floor of the library all the way at the back, McKinley side.
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Fun Fact: I am the oldest of six kids, two sets of which are twins, and I have three dogs and three bunnies.
Name: Rachel Geisel
Email: rg7101a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Reading, running, writing, exploring.
Hometown: Arlington, VA
Major: Public Health
Favorite Spot on Campus: Amphitheater
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Fun Fact: I was the captain of my high school’s debate team.
On-Campus Involvement: AU Club Gymnastics, Greek Life
Name: Charlotte Potter
Email: cp2122a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: I need more coffee
Hometown: Tolland, CT
Major: Elementary Education
Minor: Special Education
Favorite Spot on Campus: The Bridge
Languages Spoken: English, American Sign Language
Fun Fact: I work at Panera Bread in Tenleytown!
Name: Asa Cadwallader
Email: ac9585a@student.american.edu
Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
Major: Undecided in the College of Arts and Sciences
Favorite Spot on Campus: The Dav
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: I have watched all of “The Office” four times through!
Name: Forrest Holcombe
Email: jh5291a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Loving Jesus and life.
Hometown: Hong Kong
Major: Public Health, Pre-Med track
Favorite Spot on Campus: The Bridge in the late evening (hint: sometimes they give away free food around closing time. Shhhh don’t tell anyone).
Languages Spoken: English and a little Lao.
Fun Fact: I had my first car accident as the driver when I was three!
On-Campus Involvement: Greek Life
Name: Madison Menz
Email: mm7475a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Midwesterner goes East Coast.
Hometown: Columbus, OH
Major: History, International Studies
Favorite Spot on Campus: Battelle Atrium
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: I have a crooked middle finger due to a cheer accident.
Name: Mary Kate Fogarty
Email: mf6400a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Look at that puppy!
Hometown: Bethlehem, PA
Major: Public Health, Sociology
Favorite Spot on Campus: Battelle Atrium
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: I have a twin brother who attends Lehigh University!
Name: Rachel Bassell
Email: rb5827a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Math, dog, coffee enthusiast
Hometown: Richmond, VA
Major: Math
Minor: Communication Studies
Favorite Spot on Campus: The patio behind SIS
Languages Spoken: English, German, Hebrew
Fun Fact: In all four years of high school I never repeated a outfit!
On-Campus Involvement: Math Club, Literary Magazine
Name: Katie Morgan
Email: km0835a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: National Treasure is life.
Hometown: Somerdale, NJ
Major: History
Minor: Graphic Design
Languages Spoken: English, French
Fun Fact: I volunteer at the Smithsonians!
On-Campus Involvement: Student Historical Association, Society for Women’s History
Name: Tasmine Cullen
Email: tc2081a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Park-loving, coffee addict
Hometown: Cedarburg, WI
Major: Public Health
Minor: Health Promotion, Environmental Studies
Favorite Spot on Campus: Katzen
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: I lived in India when I was in seventh grade.
On-Campus Involvement: Public Health Association, Greek Life, AU Chorus
Name: Grace Chitam
Email: tc7422a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Always down to eat.
Hometown: South Portland, ME
Major: Anthropology
Minor: Education Studies
Favorite Spot on Campus: Battelle Atrium
Languages Spoken: English, some Spanish
Fun Fact: I was born in Lusaka, Zambia and moved to the U.S. when I was 2!
On-Campus Involvement: EagleTHON, Greek Life
Name: Chelsea Greene
Email: cg6989a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Dancer, extra, funny, Beyoncé
Hometown: West Orange, NJ
Major: Elementary Education
Minor: Dance
Favorite Spot on Campus: Third floor of SOC
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: I’m obsessed with Gordon Ramsay and he is the background on my phone.
On-Campus Involvement: AU Dance Company, ChoreoLab
Name: Hannah Camp
Email: hc0319a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Obsessed with Public Health!
Hometown: Chapel Hill, NC
Major: Public Health and Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Minor: Environmental Science
Favorite Spot on Campus: The amphitheater
Languages Spoken: English, some Spanish
Fun Fact: I was ranked 4th best in the country for double dutch!
Name: Madison Chapman
Email: mc4210b@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Auditioning for life role
Hometown: Southington, CT
Major: Musical Theatre, K-12 Performing Arts Education
Favorite Spot on Campus: Greenberg Theater
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: I am a Teaching Artist at Imagination Stage, a professional theatre company in Bethesda, Maryland.
On-Campus Involvement: AU Players, Fitness Instructor

AU Ambassadors- School of International Service

Name: Carolyn Meija
Email: cm9683a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Coffee, cupcakes and cameras.
Hometown: Elizabeth, NJ
Major: International Studies
Favorite Spot on Campus: SIS Atrium
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, French
Fun Fact: I am a certified drafter! Can design the plans for anyone’s dream home!
Name: Angelica De La Vega
Email: ad7115a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Dogs. Coffee. Books. Beach.
Hometown: San Juan, PR
Major: International Studies
Favorite Spot on Campus: The Dav & The Bridge
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Name: Maya Costanzo
Email: mc7496a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Figuring it all out!
Hometown: Lehigh Valley, PA
Major: International Studies
Favorite Spot on Campus: The lil’ pond by Roper Hall!
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Fun Fact: I collect pressed pennies and was probably too excited to find more in D.C.
Name: Haley Epping
Email: he8819a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Yellow Crocs and Fitbits
Hometown: Rochester, NY
Major: International Studies
Favorite Spot on Campus: The Dav
Languages Spoken: English, French
Fun Fact: My favorite plant is a golden barrel cactus!
On-Campus Involvement: Fossil Free AU, Students Against Human Trafficking
Name: Josh Gabriel
Email: jg8870a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Never asleep before 12.
Hometown: Abingdon, MD
Major: International Studies, Philosophy
Favorite Spot on Campus: For studying, those cute booths on the first floor of the Library, but in general, I would have to say maybe SIS building or the rooftop of SOC.
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: I won the superlative “Life of the Party” my senior year.
Name: Seth Douglas
Email: sd2861a@studnet.american.edu
Four Word Story: All-around awesome dude.
Hometown: Forest Hills, NY
Major: International Studies
Favorite Spot on Campus: 2nd floor of the library
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: I love hiking and backpacking.
Name: Jesal Patel
Email: jp1215a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Salty water, salty food.
Hometown: Marlboro, NJ and Ahmedabad, India
Major: International Studies, Economics
Favorite Spot on Campus: SIS outdoor seating
Languages Spoken: English, Gujarati, Hindi, and learning Spanish
Fun Fact: Born in India
Name: Kirsten Langlois
Email: kl0807a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: I didn’t give up.
Hometown: Santa Barbara, CA
Major: International Studies
Favorite Spot on Campus: SIS buidling
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: I’ve been to eight different schools since kindergarten to now!
On-Campus Involvement: Model United Nations
Name: Diana Roy
Email: dr5217a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Sleep, eat, work, repeat.
Hometown: Northborough, MA
Major: International Studies
Minor: Spanish, Justice & Law
Favorite Spot on Campus: SIS balconies
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: I broke my hip once, and now whenever I stretch it makes a popping sound – my family calls me “Rice Crispy” because of it!
Name: Kate Beckham
Email: kb2669a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Think less, live more.
Hometown: Silver Spring, MD
Major: International Studies
Languages Spoken: English, Italian
Fun Fact: I am a certified horseback riding instructor.
Name: Alyssa Bailey
Email: ab3093a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: My melanin pops severely.
Hometown: Portland, OR
Major: International Studies
Favorite Spot on Campus: Is my bed an option? I also love Bender Gym!
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: My first visit to AU wasn’t until after I enrolled.
Name: Nicole Bera
Email: nb5841a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: “And then she was gone.”
Hometown: Waukesha, WI
Major: International Studies
Favorite Spot on Campus: SIS Atrium
Languages Spoken: English, French
Fun Fact: I own a share of Green Bay Packers stock.
Name: Tia Jackson
Email: tj7128a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Spontaneous, sassy, beautiful, witty
Hometown: Miami, FL
Major: International Studies
Favorite Spot on Campus: SIS classrooms or SIS balconies
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Fun Fact: I love baking!
Name: Emma Pace
Email: ep8067a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: History nerd, cannoli enthusiast
Hometown: Columbus, OH
Major: International Studies, History
Favorite Spot on Campus: The Dav
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Fun Fact: I met Julie Andrews when I was 8!
Name: Clifford Young
Email: cy7176a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Passionate, altruistic, kind, determined.
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Major: International Studies
Languages Spoken: English, French
Fun Fact: First-generation American from the Caribbean
Name: Lucy Randl
Email: lr8331a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: I’m at the beach.
Hometown: Ithaca, NY
Major: International Studies, Spanish
Favorite Spot on Campus: The Dav!
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Fun Fact: I’ve been swimming in the Amazon river.
Name: Anji Persaud
Email: ap5742a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Changing world for girls.
Hometown: Long Island, NY
Major: International Studies
Minor: Business
Favorite Spot on Campus: SIS building
Languages Spoken: English
On-Campus Involvement: Model United Nations, NourishAU
Name: Mirsey Crowley
Email: ac9664a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Always at the pool.
Hometown: Denver, CO
Major: International Studies
Minor: Russian
Favorite Spot on Campus: SIS Atrium
Languages Spoken: English, Japanese, Russian
Fun Fact: I’ve been to 15 different countries!
On-Campus Involvement: Greek life, Club Swimming
Name: Nathan Austin Allen
Email: na4564a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Inquisitive, adventurous, cunning, analytical.
Hometown: Charleston, WV
Major: International Studies, Economics
Minor: International Business
Favorite Spot on Campus: Kogod
Languages Spoken: English, German
Fun Fact: I have an extreme phobia of raw cotton.
Name: Rosemary O’Rourke
Email: ro9226a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Always wearing leather jackets.
Hometown: West Hartford, CT
Major: International Studies
Minor: Economics, Spanish
Favorite Spot on Campus: Battelle atrium
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: I have three cacti named Tubman, Flea and Pickle
On-Campus Involvement: Philosophy Club
Name: Emily Sullivan
Email: es2048a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: I miss sweet tea.
Hometown: Morehead City, NC
Major: International Studies
Minor: Spanish
Favorite Spot on Campus: The Bridge
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: I scuba dive
On-Campus Involvement: Greek life, Speech Club, Club Volleyball
Name: Michaela Rutschow
Email: mr8683a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Never stop experiencing things!
Hometown: Vashon Island, WA
Major: International Studies
Minor: Communication Studies
Favorite Spot on Campus: SIS balconies
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Fun Fact: I have lived in five different states (Idaho, Oregon, Wisconsin, California, Washington) and one district, DC!
On-Campus Involvement: Rotaract, DC Reads
Name: Elle Kalisz
Email: gk7447a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Talks way too much.
Hometown: Antioch, IL
Major: International Studies
Minor: Graphic Design
Favorite Spot on Campus: The patio behind SIS
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: I reminded Paul Ryan what the minimum wage in Wisconsin was in front of thousands of people and went viral.
Name: Peter Beebe
Email: pb8718a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Constantly drinking iced coffee.
Hometown: Johnston, IA
Major: International Studies
Minor: French
Favorite Spot on Campus: Amphitheater
Languages Spoken: English, French
Fun Fact: I got to ask Malala a question and she said my name.
On-Campus Involvement: Fossil Free AU
Name: Shazabe Akhtar
Email: sn1286a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Friendly, spontaneous, awkward, approachable.
Hometown: Ellicott City, MD
Major: International Studies
Favorite Spot on Campus: Jacobs field
Languages Spoken: English, French
Fun Fact: I brought 5 boxes of Welch’s fruit snacks with me when I moved in at the beginning of my freshman year
On-Campus Involvement: Club Soccer
Name: Adam Majeski
Email: am0272a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Passionately sings wrong lyrics.
Hometown: Cheshire, CT
Major: International Studies, Public Health
Favorite Spot on Campus: McKinley Rooftop
Languages Spoken: English, German
Fun Fact: I am almost completely colorblind
On-Campus Involvement: SIS Undergraduate Council, On A Sensual Note (A capella)
Name: Emma Spaide
Email: es7047a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Laughing, creative, empowered woman.
Hometown: Warminster, PA
Major: International studies
Minor: Chinese
Favorite Spot on Campus: The Bridge
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: I can solve a Rubik’s Cube!
On-Campus Involvement: Greek life
Name: Mckim Jean-Pierre
Email: mj8830a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Work, food, love, family.
Hometown: Hewlett, NY and Greenfield, MA
Major: International Studies
Favorite Spot on Campus: Anywhere my friends are
Languages Spoken: English, Creole, French
Fun Fact: I have moved 12 times
Name: Raini Butler
Email: rb6354a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: I love travel & dogs.
Hometown: Naperville, IL
Major: International Studies
Favorite Spot on Campus: SIS building
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Italian
Fun Fact: I once hiked Mt. Vesuvius in Italy
Name: Beth Siyoum
Email: bs2275a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Stay hungry, stay foolish.
Hometown: Aurora, CO
Major: International Studies
Favorite Spot on Campus: The Dav
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Amharic
Fun Fact: My friends and I stalked Drake Bell and got our school a concert.
On-Campus Involvement: Ethiopian & Eritrean Student Alliance
Name: Sarah Persichetti
Email: sp6417a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Active always seeking adventure!
Hometown: Hamilton, NJ
Major: International Studies
Favorite Spot on Campus: Katzen Arts Center
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: I’m a Segway tour guide in DC!
On-Campus Involvement: Clocks and Clouds!
Name: Sadie Julia Vaden
Email: sv6686a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: I think I’m funny.
Hometown: Hillsborough, CA
Major: International Studies
Minor: Education Studies
Favorite Spot on Campus: The Dav
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Fun Fact: I’m learning trapeze arts and aerial silk dancing! If all else fails, I’ll run away and join the circus.
On-Campus Involvement: Greek life, Peace Corps Prep Program
Name: Shadi Nasabzadeh
Email: sv6686a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: British-born, Persian American
Hometown: Denver, CO
Major: International Studies
Minor: Justice and Law
Favorite Spot on Campus: The quad
Languages Spoken: English, Farsi, Spanish
Fun Fact: I don’t have a middle name
On-Campus Involvement: Greek life, AU Democrats, Kennedy Political Union
Name: Sophia Casabonne
Email: sc9105a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Enthusiastic dog-loving extrovert
Hometown: Latham, NY
Major: International Studies and Russian Studies
Favorite Spot on Campus: The 3rd floor of SOC- it’s the best place to study and do homework!
Languages Spoken: English, Russian
Fun Fact: I am a member of the AU Model United Nations team, and we are currently ranked #7 in North America!
On-Campus Involvement: Model United Nations, Greek life
Name: Henry Seth
Email: hs8152a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Literally so travel-obsessed.
Hometown: New Canaan, CT
Major: International Studies
Favorite Spot on Campus: Katzen Arts Center
Languages Spoken: English, French
Fun Fact: I have interned with my Senator on Capitol Hill!
Name: Zachary Avis
Email: za6581a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: “Did you get taller?”
Hometown: Prior Lake, MN
Major: International Studies, Economics
Minor: German, Accounting
Favorite Spot on Campus: Battelle Atrium
Languages Spoken: English, German
Fun Fact: Enjoyer of dad jokes and late night zipcar drives.
Name: Teddy Freudenberg
Email: tf4097a@american.edu
Four Word Story: Tree-hugging Uber connoisseur
Hometown: Oceanside, NY
Major: International Studies
Minor: Sustainability
Favorite Spot on Campus: EQB Commuter Lounge
Languages Spoken: English, Italian
Fun Fact: I have a pet axolotl named Wilbur
Name: Elizabeth Raymakers
Email: er8017a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Please give me coffee
Hometown: Chanhassen, MN
Major: International Studies, History
Favorite Spot on Campus: Battelle Atrium
Languages Spoken: German, Norwegian and learning Swahili
Fun Fact: I can speak 950 words in four minutes!

AU Ambassadors- School of Public Affairs

Name: Madison Hughes
Email: mh9011a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: All over the place!
Hometown: West Windsor, NJ
Major: CLEG
Minor: History, French
Favorite Spot on Campus: Behind SIS
Languages Spoken: English, French
Fun Fact: I slept in the Sahara Desert
Name: Hadley Van Der Bosch
Email: hv1068a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Cats, coffee and politics
Hometown: Libertyville, IL
Major: Political Science, Philosophy
Favorite Spot on Campus: Tables in front of McKinley
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: When I was younger, I used to practice drawing the Mickey Mouse ears with a wand and saying “I’m Hadley and you’re watching Disney Channel” like they did on TV
On-Campus Involvement: She’s the First, AU Democrats
Name: Connor Nickerson
Email: cn5962a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Tea-loving, thumbs-upping, friend!
Hometown: Fort Worth, TX
Major: Justice and Law
Minor: International Studies
Favorite Spot on Campus: The fountain by Kreeger building
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: My birthday is on Valentine’s Day!
Name: Hannah Demissie
Email: hd1542a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Gilmore Girl in training
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Major: Political Science
Favorite Spot on Campus: The quad
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: The first time my parents saw American University was when they were helping me move in for freshmen year.
On-Campus Involvement: Her Campus, Pre-Law Society
Name: Joshua Hare
Email: jh3963a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Enthusiastic musician who loves traveling.
Hometown: Middletown, NJ
Major: Justice and Law
Minor: Criminology
Favorite Spot on Campus: Katzen
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: After college I want to purchase a pilots’ license!
On-Campus Involvement: Greek Life, Pep Band, Hillel
Name: Belinda Souza
Email: bs2051a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Student, explorer, optimist, dancing queen.
Hometown: Neptune City, NJ
Major: Political Science
Minor: Women and Gender Studies
Favorite Spot on Campus: Ampitheater
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Fun Fact: I’ve met Florida Georgia Line and Luke Bryan at a concert!
Name: Emily Curtis
Email: ec3258a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Study, dance, sleep, repeat.
Hometown: Merrimack, NH
Major: CLEG
Minor: Political Science
Favorite Spot on Campus: Bender Arena
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: I have competed for Miss District of Columbia!
On-Campus Involvement: AU Dance Team
Name: Zak Marsh
Email: zm0696a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Always smiling and eating.
Hometown: New Britain, CT
Major: Justice and Law
Minor: Communication Studies
Favorite Spot on Campus: Roof of McKinley
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: I can see the hospital I was born in from my window at home
On-Campus Involvement: Club Swimming, Resident Hall Association
Name: Nicole DiOrio
Email: nd1285a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Lover of Ice Cream
Hometown: North Providence, RI
Major: Political Science, International Studies
Favorite Spot on Campus: Roof of McKinley
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Fun Fact: I can lick my elbow!
Name: Rebeca Feldman
Email: rf1013a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Would rather be knitting
Hometown: Allentown, PA
Major: Political Science, Psychology
Favorite Spot on Campus: My room!
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: I can say “I am a slice of cheesecake” in seven different languages!
Name: Colleen Wachenfeld
Email: cw4050a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: So pumped and ready.
Hometown: Basking Ridge, NJ
Major: Political Science, Public Relations and Strategic Communications
Favorite Spot on Campus: The Dav
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: I swam competitively for 13 years.
On-Campus Involvement: Greek life
Name: Cal Creeden
Email: cc7603a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Hiking through my life
Hometown: Newtown, CT
Major: Political Science, Environmental Science
Favorite Spot on Campus: The benches next to the labyrinth
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: James Franco posted a picture with me on his Instagram a few years ago.
On-Campus Involvement: Greek life, College Republicans, Zero Waste AU
Name: Kile Suiter
Email: ws7254a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Tall Boy: Taller Dreams.
Hometown: Marlton, NJ
Major: Political Science, Justice and Law
Favorite Spot on Campus: The Bridge
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: I’ve watched the TV show Friends 7 times through (It’s probably more since I wrote this).
On-campus involvement: Greek life, Pre-Law Society
Name: Madelynn Bovasso
Email: mb2194a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Extreme Fun Fact Enthusiast.
Hometown: Charlotte, NC
Major: CLEG
Minor: Public Administration, Spanish
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Fun Fact: I spent a summer in Indore, India studying HIndi!
On-Campus Involvement: Student Government, AU Democrats
Name: Gracie Burke
Email: gb2722a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Keep up with me!
Hometown: Middletown, Delaware
Major: Political Science and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Minor: German
Favorite Spot on Campus: The Bridge
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: I had dinner with Malala before she came to speak at AU!
On-Campus Involvement: Greek life
Name: Mulan Burgess
Email: mb2602a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Coherent society, problematic one
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Major: Political Science and Journalism
Favorite Spot on Campus: Terrace Level of McKinley
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: I was named after the Disney movie Mulan!
On-Campus Involvement: Student Government, AU Democrats
Name: Sierra Meredith
Email: sm6605a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: An independent, energetic adventurer
Hometown: Sinking Spring, PA
Major: CLEG
Minor: Arabic
Favorite Spot on Campus: Ampitheater
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Arabic
Fun Fact: In my senior pictures they told me to do something fun so I dropped to the ground and started doing an army crawl (thus the picture).
On-Campus Involvement: SPA Leadership, Taekwondo Club
Name: Stacey Friedman
Email: sf3384a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: I live for dogs
Hometown: HInsdale, IL
Major: CLEG
Minor: Leadership and Management
Favorite Spot on Campus: My bed
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: I can touch my nose with my tongue
Name: Joshua Dantzler
Email: jd2190a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Politics, pizza, plays enthusiast
Hometown: Rock Hill, SC
Major: Political Science
Favorite Spot on Campus: McKinley rooftop
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: I have a twin sister who attends Spelman College in Atlanta, GA (Go Jaguars!)
Name: Harrsion Ferachi
Email: hf5460a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: From Tenleytown we go!
Hometown: Baton Rouge, LA
Major: CLEG
Favorite Spot on Campus: The Terrace patio behind SIS.
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: I’ve met Anderson Cooper twice!
On-Campus Involvement: AU PRIDE, Club Swimming
Name: Yeabsera Mengistu
Email: ym7363a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Live fast, drive faster.
Hometown: Cambridge, MA and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Major: Political Science
Minor: Women and Gender Studies
Favorite Spot on Campus: The labyrinth
Languages Spoken: English, Amharic, Tigrinya
Fun Fact: I love to do spoken word and perform in any way possible.
Name: Julie Appelstein
Email: ja5022a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Positive thinking, positive outcome
Hometown: Salem, NH
Major: CLEG
Favorite Spot on Campus: 3rd floor of the library
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Fun Fact: I am double jointed in my shoulders.
Name: Andrew Laureti
Email: al8533a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Whistling while brewing coffee.
Hometown: Langhorne, PA
Major: Political Science
Minor: Philosophy and Sociology
Favorite Spot on Campus: The third floor of the library looking out at the McKinley building (preferably during sunset, but I’m not picky).
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: I’ve been visiting AU since 2010 when my sister attended school here from 2010-2014!
Name: Lyssa Jellenik
Email: aj4978a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Sleep is highly overrated.
Hometown: Mansfield, MA
Major: Undecided but leaning towards CLEG/Political Science
Favorite Spot on Campus: McKinley 3rd floor lounge
Languages Spoken: English, a little French, a little Hebrew and a little American Sign Language
Fun Fact: I love dogs more than I love life.
Name: Amrutha Chatty
Email: ac8460a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Working hard, staying busy!
Hometown: South Brunswick, NJ
Major: CLEG
Favorite Spot on Campus: The amphitheater!
Languages Spoken: English, Telugu
Fun Fact: I’ve been a Girl Scout since I was five years old!
On-Campus Involvement: Kennedy Political Union, Greek life
Name: India Card
Email: ic0268a@american.edu
Four Word Story: Love being a scorpio!
Hometown: Raleigh, NC
Major: CLEG
Favorite Spot on Campus: The SIS balconies
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: I’m a first degree black belt.
Name: Madison Dalton
Email: md5896a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Pittsburg has six rings.
Hometown: Pittsburg, PA
Major: CLEG
Favorite Spot on Campus:
The Bridge
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: The artist Andy Warhol used to live in my house!
Name: Tyler Sanders
Email: ts0345a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Go with the flow.
Hometown: South Brunswick, NJ
Major: CLEG
Favorite Spot on Campus: 3rd floor SIS alcove lounge
Languages Spoken: English
Fun Fact: I made an Instagram for my pet rock
On-Campus Involvement: Club Ultimate Frisbee, AU Spirit
Name: Jarryd Justyn Delaney
Email: jd2150a@student.american.edu
Four Word Story: Love. Laugh. Smile. Eat.
Hometown: Westfield, NJ
Major: CLEG
Minor: Theatre
Favorite Spot on Campus: Katzen Arts Center
Fun Fact: I know how to sing the National Anthems with words of the United States, England, Canada, and Russia!
On-Campus Involvement: Dining Advisory Board, AU Chorus