August 21, 2008

Matt Farrells

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Bloomington, Minnesota
Economics, CLA

August 19, 2008

Mai Lee Vang

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Bachelor of Individualized Studies
Minneapolis, MN College: CLA

John Hardy

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I'm a Junior at the Carlson School of Management double majoring in Marketing and Entrepreneurial Management. I'm a Member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., B.A.M.(Business Association for Multicultural students), and undergraduate coordinator of the University of Minnesota's ACT/SAT program for at-risk high school students, among other things. I'm nice so when you see me don't be afraid to say hi!

Oh yeah, thats me to the left in the Picture!

August 13, 2008

Abdul Jama

Galkacyo, Somalia
Economics & Accounting
Carlson School of Management & College of Liberal Arts

August 11, 2008

Carla Soto

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My parents are both Cuban, but I was born and raised in Minnesota.
My major will be strategic communications and I am minoring in social justice.
I'm so excited for the kick-off, hope you all are too! Woot! Woot!

August 5, 2008

Raul Aguilar Jr.

Hayward, Wisconsin
CLA, Undecided

Tenzin Lungric

I am from fridley, mn. I am trying to pursue a career in advertising.

Meliya Collins

Page, Arizona
CLA, Undecided

July 30, 2008

Jonathan Rabb

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I am from Minneapolis Minnesota. I am in CLA and I am a Global Studies and German double major.

July 28, 2008

Chanel-Cheri Mercier

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July 16, 2008

Sherief Elabbady

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My parents are both from Egypt and I was born and raised here in Minnesota.
I am a sophomore studying Electrical Engineering and Management in IT.

July 14, 2008

Leslie Bright Allotey

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I was born in Ghana, West Africa. But I currently reside in Roseville, Minnesota.
I'm a Junior at the University of Minnesota, with Applied Economics as a Major (CFANS).
I look forward to meeting everybody, and I must admit, I'm pretty psyched for this event! Hopefully you guys are too!

July 8, 2008

Marie Dawn Short Bull

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Elementary Education
College of Education and Human Developement

July 7, 2008

Sam Ndely

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Brooklyn Park, MN
Intended Major: Advertising/Communications
Currently in CEHD
Back-To-School Chair and Webmaster of the Black Student Union

June 23, 2008

Sarah White

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Red Lake, MN
Public Relations/CLA

Joshua Colas

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Racine Wisconsin
Mechanical Engineering

June 9, 2008

Amiri Brotherson

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Born in Washington DC
Lived in Baltimore, Maryland till 6th grade
Lived in Robbinsdale, MN since middle school
Psychology Major, Business Minor CLA and Carlson School of Management
I am looking forward to connecting with people from different races and having interesting conversations

Zoua N Moua

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I'm from Saint Paul, MN. Will be a junior this fall, in the College of
Liberal Arts, double majoring in Economics and Communication.

Francisco Maldonado

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I was born in Bogotá, Colombia. I am a Sophomore in the College of Liberal Arts. Intended Major: Bachelor of Individualized Studies in Public Health, History, and Life Sciences. Congratulations on joining the U of M community and I look forward to meeting you!

June 5, 2008

Lashowna Dukes

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Born in Kansas City
Raised in Saint Paul,MN
Sociology in the College of liberal Arts
"Do what You Do, say what you Say, Mean What you Mean when you Say. Cuz Its yo Life got to make your own rules and you got to do it your way". Pink

Kurtez Ellis

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Milwaukee, WI

June 4, 2008

Amber Ruel

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Milwaukee, WI, American Indian Studies Major, CLA

"If we play 'Capture the Flag', MY team is winning!"

JaDasha Pointer

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I'm from Minneapolis,MN I am a sophomore My Major is Child Psychology I look forward to helping all of you this year and throughout years to come!!!

Mellete Seretse

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Saint Paul, MN
Child Psychology/CLA
I'm excited to meet you and help your transition into the U!

Pablo Garcia

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Tijuana Mexico
Major/College: Journalism(soon to change), CLA
"A Sigma Lambda Beta Man, Laid back but Driven"

June 3, 2008

Chloe Liang

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Blaine, Minnesota
Accounting &International Business /CSOM

Stephanie Leonetti

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Saint Paul
Carlson School of Management
Major: Marketing
Minor: Comparative U.S. Race and Ethnicity

Lynn Huynh

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St. Paul, MN
I am undecided but strongly considering biomedical engineering-CLA

June 2, 2008

Ali Imad Fadlallah

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Detroit, MI
B.A. in English Literature from the College of Liberal Arts
Ali is all about doing his share in allowing fellow students to explore the wonderful, wide-range of opportunities available on campus, meanwhile promoting a collaborative, diverse, and hospitable atmosphere at the U

Ms. Rayette Peltier

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St. Paul, MN
undecided, CEHD
93X is my favorite radio station.

Matt Huang

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Lexington, KY
Biochemistry, CBS
My favorite part of the Kickoff is meeting all the new people

Ka Zua Melissa Vang

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Twin Cities, MN
Art Anthropology Design, CLA

Israel Pinner

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Mexico City now residing in St. Paul
Intending to major in Global Studies and International Relations with either a double major or a minor in Spanish in CLA.
I love llamas!

May 29, 2008

Thomas Toley

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Minneapolis, MN
CLA / Intended Bachelor of Individualized Studies - Design Studies, Strategic Communication & Art or Marketing
The 2008 MCAE Kickoff will be dope!!!!

Demario Littleton

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Detroit, MI
Major in computer Engineering, Minor in Statistics in the Institute of

Adora Land

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The Picture is of Salena Jones and I.
I'm from St. Paul and so is she.
My intended major is Sociology of Law, Criminology and Deviance

Andrew Le

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Bloomington, MN
Biochemistry, CBS
In the photo, that's me on the left

Camille Summers

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St. Paul Minnesota
Genetics Cell Biology and Development major in the College of Biological Sciences
I look forward to making this year's kickoff great!!!!

May 22, 2008

Jokondo Anthony Jokondo

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Brooklyn Center, MN
Entrepreneurship/ Business Management Major Sports journalism Minor
The MCAE Kickoff is a great opportunity for students like ourselves to be able to meet a network, I know I found as a great resource and it was a lot fun. I'm stoked...yes i said "stoked" deal with it. :-)

Phouthakannha Nantharath

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I am originally from Laos
Biomedical Engineering and Medical Technology, Institute of Technology

Leke Ogundepo

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Woodbury, MN
Economics - College of Liberal Arts
Lets work together for a common goal of success

May 21, 2008

Desiree Omar Khayriea Abu-Odeh

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I am from Mankato, Minnesota.
I am in the College of Biological Sciences majoring in Biochemistry and
Neuroscience and minoring in Art History.

Kayla Frazier

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Kayla Frazier
Chicago, IL
College of Design

Kristian King

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Chicago, Illinois
Health Psychology
I enjoy participating in the Kickoff because I know I can make a difference in the student's beginning experience at the U of M.

Maya Suresh

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Vadnais Heights, MN
Finance, Carlson School of Management
I chose to become an MCAE ambassador because I want to share my experiences from my first year with others and help them become acclimated to college.

Nick Caretta

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Nick Caretta
From: St. Anthony Village, MN
Major/School: Operations Management- Carlson School of Management
Welcome incoming freshman, my name is Nick and you guys are going to have a blast meeting new people and learning about the University!

Jessica Niemi

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Jessica Niemi
I am from Rochester, MN
I am a senior on the School of Nursing

Jenny Whiteley

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Jenny Whiteley
I am in the school of journalism and mass communications, i am majoring in advertising.
I was born in Seoul South Korea but grew up in Richfield Minnesota.

Jasmine Omorogbe

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Jasmine Omorogbe
Communication Studies Major (3rd Year)
Hometown: North Minneapolis, MN
I love all the great people (staff and students) that I get to meet during the kickoff and I can't wait to meet YOU!

Fatima Garcia

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Fatima Garcia
Aurora, IL
Major and college: Double major in Global Politics and Public Affairs minor in Spanish
I am a very motivated, determine and strong Latina female. I enjoy doing exploring the world and learning about different cultures.

Jessica Kendall

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Jessica Kendall
Minneapolis MN
College of Liberal Arts Major: Sociology Minors: Youth Studies and Leadership
I am super excited to be apart of the kickoff this year as an ambassador, last year I went and had so much fun. I want others to feel as welcome as I did.

Mary Yang

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Mary Yang
Maplewood, Minnesota
Family Social Science Major in the Colleg of Education and Human Development.
I enjoy participating in the Kickoff because I like to meet new people and be a role model to other students.

Jenny Akpe

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St. Paul, MN
Biology/ CBS

Lynh Vu

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Vietnam/ St. Paul, MN
Biology, Pre-dentistry/CBS
I'd eat skittles if they had little fortunes in it!

May 20, 2008

Sonia Gockley

I was born in Kerala, India, but raised in South Minneapolis
4)Individualized: ICP: Public Health, Life Sciences, Family Social Sciences

Daisy Giles

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Daisy Giles
St Paul MN
art double major with african american history major, CLA
I love being an ambassador for the people!

Maira Rosas-Lee

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Maira Rosas-Lee
Bloomington, Minnesota
Pre-Med, Spanish and Chicano Studies Major
I'm a short little person with BIG dreams!

Salena Jones

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Zuri Bender

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Zuri Bender
Red Lake, MN
BIS-American Indian Studies with an emphasis on the Ojibwe language, Sociology, and Communications/CLA
Being an MCAE Ambassador is a great way to meet new friends, and it's so much fun!

Nita Chakrabarty

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Nita Chakrabarty
Finance/Accounting CSOM
The University is so big; one of the best ways to succeed is to meet the right people from the start and build your own community.

Katheryn Alcantara

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Katheryn Alcantara
Cypress, CA / Saint Paul, MN
BIS - Communications, Strategic Communications & Global Studies
I smile, laugh, enjoy playing intellectual conversations and maxing out my FlexDine at Jamba Juice. I'll make sure to show new incoming students how to do this!

Joy A Williams

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Joy A Williams
Dallas Texas
Sociology, College of Liberal Arts

Rachel Carmichael

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Rachel Carmichael
CLA - Individualized Degree with emphasis in Communications, Sociology, and Family Social Sciences
I am always interested in a opportunity that can better myself and those around me which is the main reason why I got involved with MCAE.

Safiyyah Maryam Abdul-Alim

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Safiyyah Maryam Abdul-Alim
Cleveland, Ohio by way of Caledonia, Minnesota
majors: Sociology, Psychology/college of liberal arts-honors

Houa Pha

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Houa Pha
Elementary Education in CEHD

Jevita Baheriy

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Jevita Baheriy
St.Paul, Minnesota

Me'osha Solsberry

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Me'osha Solsberry
Architecture w/ minor in Afro Studies in the College of Design
I love to meet people here at the U, and look forward to meeting you and making you all feel welcomed and at home!

Maria Rios

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Maria Rios
Originally Mexico, Hometown: Woodbury, MN
Nursing, CLA
I would describe myself as a friendly and always smiling. I enjoy participating in the kickoff to show incoming students that the U is a wonderful place where one will make a lot of new friends and have the most wonderful times!

Quang-Thinh Cao

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My name is Quang-Thinh Cao but you can call me Quang
I am from Vietnam
I am a Chemistry major in the Institute of Technology as well as a Pre-Pharmacy student
" The more I study, the more I realize how little I know. "

Ingrid A. Scantlebury

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Ingrid Scantlebury
West Fargo, North Dakota.
Double Major in Mass Communication and African American Studies, Minor in Political Science
School of Journalism and Mass Communication/College of Liberal Arts

May 19, 2008

Tenzin Lhadon

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Tenzin Lhadon
I am from India, but I am Tibetan
Major: International Business and clothing design, Minor: Finance, CSOM

Larissa Miralles

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Larissa Miralles
Caracas, Venezuela
Anthropology (w/ Biological focus) CLA