Meet Our Ambassadors

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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.

Justin Gyamfi

“Don't tell me the sky's the limit when there are footprints on the moon.” ― Paul Brandt

Name: Justin Gyamfi
Major: Criminal Justice
Hometown: Bronx, NY
Graduating: Spring 2019

Why I came to Morrisville: I came to Morrisville to better myself and to get a great education.


Favorite thing to do on campus: My favorite thing to do on campus is being on duty because I get to interact with students and assist them.


Hobbies: I love playing football and the piano.

Maria Cortezano

“In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision” – Dalai Lama 

Name: Maria Cortezano
Major: Criminal Justice
Hometown: White Plains, NY
Graduating: Spring 2019

Why I came to Morrisville:
I came to Morrisville because the environment was different then the chaos I’m used to in the city. Morrisville provided me a peaceful gateway from all the chaos and allowed me to really focus on my school work. The size of the classrooms was also a big bonus on my list. I could easily interact with my professors and really have a voice.  

Hobbies:

  • Playing Pool
  • Watching movies
  • Going to adventurous places

Favorite thing to do on campus:  My favorite thing to do on campus is play pool in STUAC with friends in between classes, and going to L.A.S.O meetings. 

Cheyenne Burda

“Hold onto what makes you happy, if it tries to buck you off just hold on even tighter.”

Name: Cheyenne Burda
Major: Equine Science
Hometown: Corinth, NY
Graduating: Spring 2020

I came to Morrisville because of its extremely prestigious equine program.

 

My favorite thing to do is working with the variety of horses we have on campus.

 

My hobbies are riding horses and watching our Morrisville athletic teams. 

 

Kennedy Cox

“You do not find the happy life... you make it” –Thomas Monson

Name: Kennedy Cox
Major: Agricultural Business Development
Hometown: Blythe, CA
Graduating: Spring 2019

Why I came to Morrisville:

I wanted to further my education in an new environment that still felt similar to home. Morrisville is diverse, exciting, and perfect for anyone interested in agriculture. I love being a part of the athletics department at Morrisville too!


Favorite thing to do on campus:

I love going to sporting events and cheering for my friends and classmates.


Hobbies:

I stay busy with sports activities on campus. I am a member of the women’s lacrosse team and a Student Athlete Advisory Committee. I also love exploring the outdoors.

Ian Wood

"Success is no accident. Its hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice, and most of all love what you are doing or learning to do." 

Name: Ian Wood
Major: Business Administration
Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
Graduating: Spring 2019

Why I came to Morrisville-

I came to Morrisville because it was the perfect fit for me. I wanted to go to a small school with a college town feel, earn a great degree and play college hockey.

 

Favorite thing to do on campus-

I enjoy having lunch with my friends at Seneca Dinning Hall and training in the great facilities our campus has to offer.

 

Hobbies-

- Fishing

- Hiking

- Traveling

- Hanging out with friends 

Shaquella Walker

“You can spend your time dreaming about living or living your dreams”. -Fabolous

Name: Shaquella Walker
Major: Criminal Justice
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Graduating: Spring 2019

Why I came to Morrisville:
I came to Morrisville State College because I wanted to surround myself with a new environment, new opportunities to meet new people and experience new things. I also heard a lot of good things about the programs when I visited during Accepted Students Day.


Favorite thing to do on campus:
My favorite thing to do on campus is to participate in the programs offered by our Student Activities Office.  Many of the activities take place in STUAC or our Student Union.  We often times go on trips outside of campus to places like Destiny USA Mall, Sky Zone, Amusement Parks and many other trips.


Hobbies:

Cooking, Studying, Shopping, Texting, Drawing, and Snapchatting.

Mikaela Cormier

“Live the life you love” 

Name: Mikaela Cormier
Major: Equine Science
Hometown: Belchertown, MA
Graduating: Spring 2020

Why I came to Morrisville: I came to Morrisville because I love the community feel where everybody knows everybody. I also really like how the equine program is extremely diverse and hands on.


Favorite thing to do on campus: My favorite thing to do on campus is to go to sporting events and open skate.


Hobbies: I love horseback riding, kayaking, and cooking. 

Emily Bates

“My journey took me somewhat further down the rabbit-hole than I intended and, though I dirtied my fluffy white tail I have emerged, enlightened.” – Sherlock Holmes 

Name: Emily Bates
Major: Applied Psychology
Hometown: Jordan, NY
Graduating: Spring 2019

Why I came to Morrisville:

                I came to Morrisville for the Equine Science program. The diversity of the program and its professors made the decision easy. The Morrisville campus is also the place where I felt the most at home.


Favorite thing to do on campus:

                I love walking around campus in the fall when the weather is crisp and the leaves have turned. A visit to the horse barns is also always a favorite thing.


Hobbies:

                My hobbies include horseback riding, dog training, and reading.