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Meet our Student Ambassadors

Our Student Ambassador program gives students the opportunity to further develop their leadership and communication skills while sharing their experiences as a MSC student with others.

Bethany Karaman

The possibilities are endless; make the right choices, think before you speak and love unconditionally. When you do those things and dream big, you can accomplish anything.

Major: Travel and Tourism: Hospitality Management , Applied Psychology
Hometown: Hamilton, NY
Graduating: Fall 2015

Why I came to Morrisville:

I came to Morrisville because I wanted to commute and be close to home and family. Morrisville is the perfect size for me; the faculty know and remember you as a person, not just another face.

Favorite thing to do on campus:
Early mornings in Mustang Alley with a cup of hot chocolate from Smooth Jazzy Joz, and meetings with the B.A.S.I.C. group.

Hobbies:

  • Soccer
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Knitting

Shelby Wood

Get involved with something on campus, try to stay busy and make good relationships with your professors. Study hard, but also have fun!

Major: Journalism & Communication for Online Media
Hometown: Duanesburg, NY
Graduating: Spring 2015

Why I came to Morrisville:

I came to Morrisville because it has was a family environment and because they have a women’s lacrosse program.

Favorite thing to do on campus:
Hang out with friends, go to the gym and play lacrosse.

Hobbies:

  • Playing lacrosse
  • Writing for the school newspaper (The Chimes)
  • Hanging out with friends

Byron Evans

You will learn things at college. Your task is to make sure that you’re learning the right things. Come to college for the right reasons and you will do well.

Major: Automotive Technology (Ford ASSET Option)
Hometown: Cazenovia, NY
Graduating: Spring 2015

Why I came to Morrisville:
I came to Morrisville State College because of its hands on tech degrees. I learn best by doing and Morrisville State College understands that. When I was looking at colleges Morrisville stood out because of its constant application of what is being taught in classes.  I wanted a local college that would offer me a useful skill that I could have forever. The Auto Tech program stood out to me because of the amount of time and money that has been invested to making this program superb.

Favorite thing to do on campus:
Whether I’m getting a nice hot cup of coffee at Jazzy Joes, dismantling an engine, or going for a run with the Cross Country team there are many unforgettable things that I love to do on campus. My favorite out of all of these is going for runs around Morrisville and viewing the beautiful scenery.

Hobbies:
I have a lot of hobbies. I play the guitar, train horses, run, compete in triathlons, hike mountains, and run races. I love being busy and love doing things that involve my hands.

Tanay Ricks

Come to Morrisville if you are an outgoing friendly person that likes to meet new people, because the campus is huge and if you don’t take the time to meet new people than you won’t enjoy your time here on campus. Also if you do come to Morrisville get involved in different clubs and organizations to make your time more memorable.

Major: Criminal Justice
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Graduating: Spring 2017

Why I came to Morrisville:
I came to Morrisville to get the “going away” experience. When I came to Morrisville’s Open House in April last year I liked the campus and being in a different environment with people from all over is something I never experienced. So coming here was a good choice because I still got the on campus lifestyle and wasn’t too far from home.


Favorite thing to do on campus:
There isn’t just one thing I like to do on campus, because every week there is always something new to do and it keeps me interested and looking forward to the next week.


Hobbies:
Playing basketball, dance, step, cheerleading, working out, and hanging out with friends.

Helen Haas

Time management. Having friends and hanging out are good, but keeping up with your homework and projects are super important. Put time aside each day to do classwork and study.

Major: Massage Therapy
Hometown: Lowville, NY
Graduating: Spring 2016

Why I came to Morrisville:
I came to Morrisville because it has one of the best massage programs in New York and a beautiful surrounding area.

Favorite thing to do on campus:
My favorite things to do include participating in the yoga classes and taking walks around campus.

Hobbies:

  • Cooking
  • Hiking
  • Singing

Evan Stevens

Be as active as possible! There are a lot of activities going on around campus including intramurals sports and clubs. You'll meet a lot of people you may not have otherwise. It's also fun to get involved.

Major: Business Administration
Hometown: Croghan, NY
Graduating: Spring 2015

Why I came to Morrisville:
I came to Morrisville because I heard great things about the Business program. I also enjoy the small town feel which reminds me of my hometown.

Favorite thing to do on campus:
My favorite thing to do on campus is to go to sporting events. You get to know a lot of student athletes and it’s a blast cheering them on. I also like playing intrramural sports on the indoor turf field. It’s a great way to spend time with friends and get a workout.

Hobbies:
Almost every outdoor activity interests me but my main hobbies include hunting, fishing, snowmobiling and riding motorcycles.

Kiana Brown

Be very responsible, learn to become independent, and think before making decisions. And don't forget to make the best out of your time here!

Major: Individual Studies
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Graduating: Spring 2015

Why I came to Morrisville:
I came to Morrisville because I heard nothing but positive things about the college. I also wanted a school that would take me out of my element and expose me to new things.


Favorite thing to do on campus:
This school keeps me engaged in the different activities, however, I do enjoy watching movies on the weekend.


Hobbies:

  • Softball
  • Track
  • Dance

Nicole Chiappetta

Always have an open mind when it comes to new experiences and new friends. Go outside of your comfort zone and try something new! Your experience at Morrisville will be the best!

Major: Equine Science and Management
Hometown: Trumbull, CT
Graduating: Spring 2018

Why I came to Morrisville:
I chose Morrisville because of the endless opportunities that the Equine Science program offers. I am very interested in the Equine Health and Rehabilitation program and this is something unique that Morrisville had to offer.


Favorite thing to do on campus:
I really enjoy going to the football games in the fall and cheering on the team. It is a great way to get involved in the school and meet new people!


Hobbies:
My hobbies include horseback riding, playing recreational softball, and fishing. Horses are my number one hobby and something I will be involved with for the rest of my life.

Holly Gamlen

Life is short! Make the most of every moment. Be proud of who you are and do what makes you happy.

Major: Health-Related Studies
Hometown: Cazenovia, NY
Graduating: Spring 2016

Why I came to Morrisville: It's close to home and I had a great financial opportunity.

Favorite thing to do on campus: I enjoy working out and practicing with my softball team and going to watch other sporting events.

Hobbies:

  • Playing softball
  • Playing the violin
  • Drawing/Painting
  • Baking/Cooking

Emma Foster

"Make the most of college! I don't think there will be any other experience like it. Remember what is important, but have fun and enjoy the ride!"

Major: Agricultural Science , Agricultural Business
Hometown: Marcellus, NY
Graduating: Spring 2016

Why I came to Morrisville:
I came to Morrisville because of the great agriculture program. I felt the professors had a passion for agriculture, that they shared with their students.  I enjoyed the small town feeling and the close proximity of all the livestock barns to campus.

 

Favorite things to do on campus:
I enjoy meeting new people through the Agriculture clubs and classes. I also love getting my morning coffee from our campus coffee shop.

 

Hobbies: 
I do a variety of things in my spare time.  I show cattle around the country with my Dad, ride horses competitively and keep myself busy doing whatever sounds fun!