UC Ambassadors
Get to know the undergraduate students that represent University College!
 
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Mia Barnes

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers 

"Being a Community Partner Advocate with Community Engaged Learning has introduced me to many new friends and has given me the opportunity to work with an amazing and new non profit organization."

University College Representation: Community Engaged Learning

 

 
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Pierce Bartman

Pronouns: They/Them/Theirs

"Being a Career Peer for Career Exploration and Development has taught me so much about how to be professional. I feel much better prepared to enter the job market and exist in professional spaces."

University College Representation: Career Exploration and Development

 
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Bri Bish

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers 

"Being a tutor in the Academic Success Center has allowed me to grow professionally and academically as well as allowing me to make connections with other students and faculty."

University College Representation: Academic Success Center

 
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Megan Burnett

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers 

"My involvement with the University College helped shape me into the person I am. I have no clue what I would have done without all the support I was given by all of the hardworking people who make University College what it is."

University College Representation: Exploratory Program, Student Success Programs

 
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Penelope Cervantes

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers 

"Even though I have been at home for my first year of school, taking all remote courses, being involved with University College has truly allowed me to appreciate and love Kent State."

University College Representation: Exploratory Program, Academic Diversity Outreach

 
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Ryan Chema

Pronouns: He/Him/His

"University College provided me with opportunities to gain leadership and communication skills that I see benefit me every day when preparing for my career. University College made me a more well rounded person."

University College Representation: Exploratory Program, Student Success Programs

 
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Rylee Crowley

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers 

"Being a Service Leader for Community Engaged Learning quickly became my biggest passion at KSU. Not only do I get leadership experience, I get to help my community in big ways!"

University College Representation: Community Engaged Learning

 
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Devin Douglass

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers 

"My work as a Career Peer for Career Exploration and Development shaped me into the person I am today."

University College Representation: Career Exploration and Development

 
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Sean Gauntner

Pronouns: He/Him/His

"University College is a wonderful resource to students at Kent State University. I have gone to get tutored for classes that I was struggling with and needed help with understanding the material."

University College Representation: Exploratory Program, Student Success Programs

 

 
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Jasmine Jefferies

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers 

It has taught me skills in professional development that I have been looking to find for so long now! I feel more comfortable in the skills I have learned through University College."

University College Representation: Academic Diversity Outreach

 
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Cait Johnson

Pronouns: They/Them/Theirs

"Working with Career Exploration and Development, I have learned a lot about the ins and outs of starting a career, which in turn has enabled me to better help students looking for advice themselves."

University College Representation: Career Exploration and Development

 
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Taryn Phillips-Smith

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers 

"University College opened so many doors for me when I got to Kent State. I was able to network with many people throughout the college and was given so many opportunities to succeed personally and professionally."

University College Representation: Exploratory Program, Student Success Programs

 
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Jayden Rhodes

Pronouns: She/They

"University College involvement has made me feel more connected to Kent State during a Global Pandemic."

University College Representation: Student Support Services, Academic Diversity Outreach, Exploratory Program, Student Success Programs

 
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Kayla Stephens

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers 

"I had greatly struggled with my college experience. I often felt like an outsider and University College changed that for me. I felt like a member and important."

University College Representation: Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Senator for University College, Exploratory Program

 
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Sophia Tromba

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers 

"Being involved in University College has helped me make so many different connections. It has made me feel a sense of belonging and that I truly am important."

University College Representation: Exploratory Program

 
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Dinah Walter

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers 

"In Academic Coaching, I have connected with students as we work toward their goals. The staff at the Academic Success Center have created a community where I know that I’m always supported, academically or otherwise."

University College Representation: Academic Success Center

 
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Jai White

Pronouns: He/Him/His

"Student Success Programs have made me be involved in so many things on campus. It made me stay focused throughout my 4 years of college and allowed me to network with an abundance of stuff and more. "

University College Representation: Student Success Programs

 

Note: A bolded University College Representation denotes the department with which the student is representing on their subcommittee.