Marikate Polcyn






Proctorville, OH


"One word that I would use to describe the BGSU Schmidthorst College of Business is 'welcoming.'"


I am a third-year student specializing in Accounting. I enjoy being involved in the Schmidthorst College of Business, so other than being a Student Ambassador, I am also involved in Delta Sigma Pi, a professional business fraternity, and Peer Leaders. I have loved my time here at BGSU so far, so I also enjoy being able to share my experiences and love for the university with others as a Tour Guide. In my free time, I spend a lot of my time hanging out with my friends, watching TV shows (mostly Grey’s Anatomy), frequenting the campus improv comedy shows, and wishing I was at Disney World.

After graduation, I would like to continue my education to pursue my MAcc and eventually become a licensed CPA. No matter where I end up, I hope to work for a company that values diversity and inclusion and truly works to create and uphold and inclusive company culture.

One word that I would use to describe the BGSU Schmidthorst College of Business is “welcoming.” Coming to an entirely new place with new people, I was super nervous at the beginning of my freshman year. When I arrived at campus, all of the faculty, staff, and current students were willing to help out with my transition. All of the resources that the college has and all of the opportunities to get involved made me feel even more welcome, and they allowed me to become a part of the campus.

Activities and Honors
  • Schmidthorst College of Business Peer Leaders Student Advisory Board
  • Delta Sigma Pi Professional Fraternity
  • BGSU Honors College
  • Honors College Ambassador
  • McGranaghan Scholar
  • Dean’s List
  • Alpha Lambda Delta-Phi Eta Sigma Honors Society
Work Experience
  • Student Tour Guide | BGSU Office of Admissions
  • Audit Assistant | BGSU Internal Audit and Advisory Services