Ambassadors S-T

Amanda Sargent

photo of Amanda SargentHometown: Toledo, OH
Class: Junior
Major: Psychology
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • Research and Assessment Committee, Office of Residence Life
    • plans to study away with Inside Washington (Summer 2018)
    • Zeta Mu Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated (President)

Cassidy Sattler

photo of Cassidy SattlerHometown: Burr Ridge, IL
Class: Sophomore
Majors: English/Literature; English/Professional Writing (with minors in Education, Teaching, and Learning; Interactive Media Studies)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • studied abroad in Paris, France (Winter 2017)
    • Miami Quarterly (Staff Writer)
    • Tour Guide and Student Ambassador

Andrew Schaff

photo of Andrew SchaffHometown: Lenexa, KS
Class: Junior
Major: Microbiology
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: investigation and dispersal of Mycoplasma pneumoniae biofilms
    • Fencing Club (Media Liason)
    • board games, fiction reading, epidemiology

Kaylie Schunk

photo of Kaylie SchunkHometown: Toledo, OH
Class: Junior
Majors: History (BA+MA) (with a minor in Business Legal Studies)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: cataloging current and former Miami veterans to commemorate a memorial
    • awarded Boyd and Carol Shafer Scholarship
    • interned for Charles E. Boyk Law Offices, LLC

Nate Schwarz

photo of Nate SchwarzHometown: Leland, MI
Class: Sophomore
Major: Chemistry


Muskan Sharma

Hometown: Ohio, USA
Class: Sophomore
Major: English


Hannah Shepherd

photo of Hannah ShepherdHometown: Elm Grove, WI
Class: Senior
Major: Political Science (with a minor in General Business) (pre-law)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • Dean's Student Advisory Council (College of Arts and Science)
    • Public Policy Scholars Program
    • Delta Delta Delta sorority


Katherine Shockey

photo of Katherine ShockeyHometown: Toledo, OH
Class: Sophomore
Major: Statistics (with Business Analytics co-major and a minor in Spanish)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity
    • National Society of Leadership and Success


Delayna Shulak

photo of Delayna ShulakHometown: Louisville, KY
Class: Junior
Majors: International Studies; Latin American, Latino/a, & Caribbean Studies; Spanish (with a minor in International Business)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • studied abroad in Spain (Summer 2017)
    • University Academic Scholars Program-Global Studies Scholar
    • Sigma Iota Rho Honor Society for International Studies (PR Chair)

Madeline Shultz

photo of Madeline ShultzHometown: Loveland, OH
Class: Junior
Majors: Anthropology; Art and Architecture History


Emily Simanskis

photo of Emily SimanskisHometowns: Ottawa, Canada; Cary, NC
Class: Junior
Major: Journalism (with a minor in Management and Leadership)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • University Academic Scholars Program-Writing Scholar
    • The Miami Student (Sports Editor)
    • Chi Omega fraternity (Co-Director of PR)


Susanna Smith

photo of Susanna SmithHometown: Oxford, OH
Class: Junior
Majors: Gerontology; Psychology (with a minor in Management)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: Social Motives Research Lab Assistant
    • studied abroad in Oman and United Arab Emirates (Winter 2017)
    • Indian Students Association; Opening Minds Through Art Program

Rachael Sorcher

photo of Rachael SorcherHometown: Overland Park, KS
Class: Freshman
Major: University Studies
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • University Academic Scholars Program-Humanities Scholar
    • Vision Dance Company
    • Oxfam

Samuel Squillante

photo of Samuel SquillanteHometown: Avon, OH
Class: Junior
Major: Biology (with Environmental Science co-major)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • Dean's List (Spring 2016)
    • summer camp counselor
    • swimming and skiing

Denny Stark

photo of Denny StarkHometown: Dublin, OH
Class: Sophomore
Majors: Mathematics; Integrated Mathematics Education
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • sign language
    • math tutoring
    • basset hounds

Ellen Stenstrom

photo of Ellen StenstromHometown: Libertyville, IL
Class: Junior
Major: undeclared
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • choir, music, dance
    • writing, literature, photography

Kristin Stratman

photo of Kristin StratmanHometown: Edgewood, KY
Class: Junior
Majors: Journalism; Anthropology
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: studied prairie voles at the Ecology Research Center
    • The Miami Student (Writer)
    • Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity

Rachel Strohl

photo of Rachel StrohlHometown: Zionsville, IN
Class: Sophomore
Majors: Anthropology; History
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • University Academic Scholars Program-Humanities Scholar
    • Alpha Delta Pi National Panhellenic sorority

Jiahao Sun

photo of Jiahao SunHometown: Huzhou, Zhejiang province, China
Class: Senior
Major: Statistics (with a minor in Actuarial Science)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • International Peer Orientation Leader
    • China America Business Organization
    • working out, traveling

Michael Suponcic

photo of Michael SuponcicHometown: Akron, OH
Class: Senior
Major: Psychology (with Premedical Studies co-major and a minor in Spanish)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: assistant in the Higher Education Learning Lab - Cognitive Psychology Research
    • provided medical attention to an impoverished community (El Chaguite, Honduras, May 2016)
    • Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity (President)

Alaina Swope

photo of Alaina SwopeHometown: Zanesville, OH
Class: Sophomore
Majors: Psychology; English/Literature
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: processes realted to the development of adolescent depressive symptoms
    • Society for Psychological Inquiry (Founder and President)
    • College Democrats

Emily Tatum

photo of Emily TatumHometown: Carmel, IN
Class: Junior
Majors: International Studies; Political Science (with minors in Latin American Studies; Spanish)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • studied abroad in Havana, Cuba and Quito, Ecuador
    • Wales Fulbright Summer Institute (2016)
    • interned at the US Embassy in Quito with the Department of State

Lauren Tonner

photo of Lauren TonnerHometown: Deerfield, IL
Class: Junior
Majors: Social Work; Psychology
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • studied abroad in London, England (Summer 2017)
    • traveling
    • intramural sports and volleyball

Alison Tuiyott

photo of Alison TuiyottHometown: West Chester, OH
Class: Sophomore
Majors: Statistics (with Analytics co-major and a minor in Computer Science)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • studied abroad in Cuba (Winter 2017)
    • StatHawks (President)
    • Miami University Gospel Singers (member)