Ambassadors N-R

Emma Palko

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

    • research: origin of bedforms in Utah sediments (with Dr. Brian Currie)
    • Miami University Geological Society (President)
    • all outdoor activities

Maggie Peña

photo of Maggie PeñaHometown: Lebanon, OH
Class: Sophomore
Majors: Journalism; History (with a minor in 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 PerryHometown: 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)

Taylor Persley

photo of Taylor PersleyHometown: Cincinnati, OH
Class: Senior
Major: Public Administration (with a Community-Based Leadership minor)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • clerked with the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
    • Love You Like a Sister (Fundraising Chair)
    • Miami Mock Trial Team

Grace Pierce

photo of Grace PierceHometown: Cleveland, OH
Class: Senior
Majors: History; Theatre (with Film Studies; European Studies minors)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: apprentice on performing social justice (with Dr. Katie Johnson)
    • studied abroad in Luxembourg (Spring 2019)
    • Miami University Student Arts Advocacy Coalition (Director of Engagement & Outreach)

Corena Pincham

photo of Corena PinchamHometown: Cleveland, OH
Class: Junior
Major: International Studies (with a Geography minor)
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-BeshukHometown: 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 PruntyHometown: Grafton, OH
Class: Sophomore
Major: Mathematics
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

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

Joseph Puckett

photo of Joseph PuckettHometown: 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-BuryHometown: Goshen, OH
Class: Junior
Major: Psychology (with a minor in Emerging Technology in Business + 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 RuthiririzaHometown: Dayton, OH
Class: Sophomore
Majors: Medical Laboratory Science; Biology
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

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