Ambassadors N-R

Yugandhara Nalawade

a photo of Yugandhara Hometown: India
Class: Freshman
Major: Quantitative Economics
Minor: Chinese
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • Running
    • Women In Economics Club
    • Leading Women of Tomorrow Club

Piper Nicely

nicely.jpeg Hometown: Toledo, Ohio
Class: Freshman
Major: Journalism
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • Redhawk Excellence Scholarship
    • Bridges Scholar
    • Writing

Christa Niemann

niemann.jpg Hometown: Chagrin Falls, OH
Class: Junior
Major: English: Linguistics
Minor: Russian
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • Howe Writing Center Consultant
    • University Academic Scholars Honors College
    • Linguistics Program Apprentice

Alivia O'Donnell

odonnell.jpg Hometown: Mentor, OH
Class: Sophomore
Major: Biology (with Pre-Medical Studies Co-Major)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • Vice President of Academic Excellence in Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority
    • Office of Residence Life Student Advisory Board Member
    • Student Life Council Board Member

Cole Pacini

pacini.jpg Hometown: Branchburg, New Jersey
Class: Senior
Major: Microbiology
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • American Cancer Society on Campus (co-president)
    • LabCorp University Program Intern (2021)
    • DUOS Scholarship Recipient (2019)

Kalysa Pampuch

pampuch.jpeg Hometown: Bolingbrook, IL
Class: Senior
Major: Psychology
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • RedHawk Council Member
    • Champions for Life Member
    • Senior Varsity Synchronized Skating Team.

Maggie Peña

photo of Maggie Peña Hometown: Lebanon, OH
Class: Sophomore
Majors: Journalism; History
Minor: Film Studies
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • The Miami Student (Multimedia Section Editor)
    • Writing Scholar with UASP
    • watching movies and TV shows and hanging out with my family

Skyler Perry

photo of Skyler Perry Hometown: New Albany, OH
Class: Sophomore
Majors: Journalism; English: Professional Writing
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • Writing Scholar with UASP
    • Bridges Scholars program
    • Center for Analytics and Data Science (Marketing Student Intern)

Corena Pincham

photo of Corena Pincham Hometown: Cleveland, OH
Class: Junior
Major: International Studies
Minor: Geography
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: fire pollution (with Geospatial Analysis Center)
    • President's List (Spring 2020)
    • reading, film, travel, and space exploration

Sarah Pohlman-Beshuk

photo of Sarah Pohlman-Beshuk Hometown: Whitehouse, OH
Class: Junior
Majors: Strategic Communication; English: Linguistics
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • Alpha Phi Omega (VP Leadership)
    • MU Traditions (Chair Internal Communications)
    • Sigma Tau Delta (Coordinator English Mega Fair)

Kristin Prunty

photo of Kristin Prunty Hometown: Grafton, OH
Class: Sophomore
Major: Data Science and Statistics
Minor: Bioinformatics
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • MU Marching Band and Band Board (Treasurer)
    • Miami Dance Corps
    • President's List (Spring 2020)

Eleanor Prytherch

prytherch.jpg Hometown: Oxford, OH
Class: Sophomore
Major: English: Literature
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • Inklings Arts and Letters - Social Media Manager
    • Honors Immersion mentor
    • Rockclimbing

Joseph Puckett

photo of Joseph Puckett Hometown: Minneapolis, MN
Class: Junior
Majors: History; Public Administration
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: "The Huestons of Butler County, Indian Removal, and Educational Privilege"
    • interned with Wisconsin Representative Jonathon Brostoff
    • President of Artificial Intelligence Society

Lyric Rains-Bury

photo of Lyric Rains-Bury Hometown: Goshen, OH
Class: Junior
Major: Psychology
Minor: Emerging Technology in Business and Design
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: motor control, perception, and human factors (natural and virtual contexts)
    • National Society of Leadership & Success (Miami Chapter President)
    • music production, audio engineering, learning languages


Sarah Ruthiririza

photo of Sarah Ruthiririza Hometown: Dayton, OH
Class: Sophomore
Majors: Medical Laboratory Science; Biology
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: transport of protein cells (with Dr. Dabney's Lab)

Anna Ralston

ralston.jpg Hometown: Danville, California
Class: Sophomore
Major: Organizational Leadership
Minor: Global Perspectives on Sustainability; Fashion
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • Administrative Vice President of the Gamma Phi Beta sorority.
    • Cooking/Baking
    • Eating at restaurants

Jake Ruffer

ruffer.jpeg Hometown: Portland, Oregon
Class: Sophomore
Major: Journalism
Minor: Photography
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • Assistant Photography Editor with The Miami Student
    • University Academic Writing Scholar.
    • Coffee

Ruthy (Mackenzie) Rutherford

rutherford.jpg Hometown: Eaton, OH
Class: Senior
Major: Bachelor of Science in Geology, Creative Writing, Global Perspectives on Sustainability Minor
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • Geological Society of America's Expanding Representation in the Geosciences Award Recipient
    • Miami's Undergraduate Research Award for research on Hicks Dome
    • Environmental Protection Agency Scholarship Recipient