Ambassadors N-R

Emma Palko

photo of Emma PalkoHometown: Zanesville, OH
Class: Junior
Major: Geology (with Environmental Science co-major)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: origin of bedforms in Utah sediments (with Dr. Brian Currie)
    • hiking and camping
    • photography

Sophia Pauken

photo of Sophia PaukenHometown: Germany
Class: Senior
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)

Wynne Pickus

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

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

Sarah Pohlman-Beshuk

photo of Sarah Pohlman-BeshukHometown: Whitehouse, OH
Class: Sophomore
Majors: Strategic Communication; Linguistics
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • Alpha Phi Omega (Secretary)
    • University Honors Program
    • piccolo in Pep Band

Kristin Prunty

photo of Kristin PruntyHometown: Grafton, OH
Class: Freshman
Major: Mathematics
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • Redhawk Excellence Scholarship
    • math and astronomy
    • dance, music, and flute

Sam Purkiss

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


Henry Roach

photo of Henry RoachHometown: White Plains, NY
Class: Junior
Majors: Philosophy; English: Literature (with a minor in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: responsibility in connection to free will and determinism (USS)
    • Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society (President)
    • Geoffrion Fellow (2019-20)

Andrew Rodriguez

photo of Andrew RodriguezHometown: Wellington, OH
Class: Senior
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: Senior
Major: German; History
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

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