Ambassadors N-R

Jayne Orleans

photo of Jayne OrleansHometown: Alexandria, VA
Class: Senior
Majors: International Studies; Latin American Studies; Spanish (with a minor in Political Science)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • studied abroad in Cuba (Winter 2016), Spain (Summer 2016), Arab Gulf states (Winter 2017), Peru (Winter 2018)
    • University Academic Scholars Program-Global Studies Scholar
    • Armstrong Student Center Board (Committee Chair of External Relations)

Julia Pangalangan

photo of Julia PangalanganHometown: Centerville, OH
Class: Senior
Major: Psychology (with a minor in Nutrition)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • studied abroad in Granada, Nicaragua, as part of a medical-Spanish immersion (Winter)
    • Pre-Physicians Assistant Club (New Member Director)
    • MiamiMED (member)

Sophia Pauken

photo of Sophia PaukenHometown: Germany
Class: Junior
Major: International Studies (with minors in Arabic; German)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: refugee resettlement (presented at Undergraduate Research Forum)
    • studying abroad in Tunisia (Spring 2019)
    • Outdoor Adventure Club (President)

Elizabeth Pfohl

photo of Elizabeth PfohlHometown: Franklin, PA
Class: Senior
Majors: Theatre; Strategic Communication (with a minor in Music Theatre)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • studied abroad in London (Winter 2016)
    • Creative Arts Scholars Program (Divisional Representative)
    • STC 262 - Qualitative Research Methods (Teaching Assistant)

Wynne Pickus

photo of Wynne PickusHometown: Lake Forest, IL
Class: Sophomore
Major: International Studies
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • studied abroad in Switzerland
    • taught children in Moshi, Tanzania
    • traveling, playing tennis, and charity work

Adam Post

photo of Adam PostHometown: Copley, OH
Class: Senior
Major: Statistics (with Analytics co-major and minors in Computer Science; Mathematics)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • DataFest 2017
    • tutor at Rinella Learning Center
    • undergraduate associate (with Michael Hughes)

Nicole Puglisi

photo of Nicole PuglisiHometown: Woodland Hills, CA
Class: Senior
Majors: History; Psychology
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • psychology research assistant
    • club field hockey
    • Miami University History Association (board member)

Sam Purkiss

photo of Sam PurkissHometown: Loveland, OH
Class: Junior
Major: History (with Film Studies co-major)


Bridget Redmond

photo of Bridget RedmondHometown: Ridgefield, CT
Class: Senior
Major: Microbiology (with a minor in Gerontology)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: identifying potential anti-fungal agents to protect burn victims from infection (Dr. Lee's lab)
    • University Honors Program (Ambassador)
    • Alpha Omicron Pi-Omega (Chapter Social Chair; Recruitment Group Leader)

Sarah Robison

photo of Sarah RobisonHometown: Cincinnati, OH
Class: Senior
Major: Psychology (with minors in Management and Leadership; Family Relationships)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: behavior, emotions, and relationships
    • Instructional Materials Center (librarian)
    • Younglife Leader at a nearby high school

Courtney Rode

photo of Courtney RodeHometown: Bryan, OH
Class: Senior
Major: Psychology (with a minor in Special Education)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • undergraduate TA/Discussion Leader
    • Zeta Tau Alpha (Ritual Chairman)
    • tour guide

Andrew Rodriguez

photo of Andrew RodriguezHometown: Wellington, OH
Class: Junior
Major: Biological Physics (with Premedical Studies co-major)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: biological physics (Dr. Urayama's lab)
    • presented research at Undergraduate Research Forum (Spring 2018)

Katie Rogers

photo of Katie RogersHometown: Muncie, IN
Class: Junior
Major: German; History
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • World Languages Dividion Rep (Academic Scholars)
    • history, writing
    • Alpha Phi Omega