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Emily Suchan

Applied Economics and Business Analytics and Intelligence | GermanSchmidthorst College of BusinessDelaware, OH

Club Swim team, Order of Omega, Kappa Delta Sorority, Alpha Lamda Delta, Women in Business Leadership

HLC, joining student orgs, honors project

Alana Ritt

Communication | Marketing, ArtCollege of Arts and Sciences, Schmidthorst College of BusinessHastings, MN

Campus Tour Guides, Cru, Honors Ambassadors / Interests: Drawing & Painting, Hiking, Traveling, Higher Education, Reading, Cooking & Baking

Out of State, HLC, Joining orgs, Is Honors right for me?, How challenging is honors?

Hailey Kurtz

Biology on a Pre-Med track | ChemistryCollege of Arts and SciencesHilliard, OH

Honors Ambassadors (Internal Engagement

Is Honors right for me, HLC, joining student organizations especially, does Honors take up all my time?, how to be an Honors student and still enjoy life on campus outside of Honors

Sara Honeck

Philosophy, Politics, Economics & Law (PPEL) | Environmental Policy & AnalysisCollege of Arts and SciencesHilliard, OH

President of Environmental Action Group (EAG)
BGSU Votes Volunteer
Student Green Fund Committee Member

Joining student orgs, HLC, balancing school & extra curriculars

Sneha Kamath

Psychology and Communication | SpanishCollege of Arts and SciencesToledo, OH

Honors Scholars, major research, Writing, music, reading

"Is Honors right for me?"; "What is it like to live off campus/commute?"; "How do I make new friends?"; any questions related to workload/transitioning from high school and into college

Carollynn Judge

Forensic Biology, Forensic Chemistry, Forensic Examinations | Chemistry, PsychologyCollege of Arts and SciencesLorain, OH

Tennis, Reading, Crocheting (Warm Up BG), Writing

Is Honors right for me?/Joining Student Organizations/Interacting with Faculty/Sharing a Room for the First Time/First time away from Home/Anything science related/Multiple interests and how to make them fit.


Abby Maggi

English | FrenchCollege of Arts and SciencesNew Knoxville, OH

Honors Ambassador, English Ambassador, Way Campus Bible Study

Service trips, Christian faith, trouble adjusting to college, imposter syndrome, introverted

Courtney Bockbrader

Human Development and Family Studies | PsychologyCollege of Education and Human DevelopmentHilliard, OH

Honors Ambassador Leader, student employee for the Office of Admissions, undergraduate student research assistant, Presidential Scholar, bullet journaling and hand-lettering

Is Honors right for me, Honors Learning Community, getting involved in undergraduate research, Is Honors hard, general college worries/questions, potential Human Development and Family Studies majors, & really any other questions you may have!

Mia Berg

Sociology | Child LifeCollege of Arts and SciencesSpringfield, OH

Honors Student Association (HSA) (Secretary), a volunteer for BGSU Votes, and an Academic Peer Mentor, crafting, singing, and being outdoors

HLC, student org involvement, Honors 2010/2020, being “Undecided” in Honors

Matthew Kaufman

Communications | AdvertisingCollege of Arts and SciencesNorton, OH

Presidential Scholarship Award, Communications Director for the BGSU YDSA, BGSU Social Media Team, Volunteer Canvasser for local political campaigns

Is Honors right for me, living in the HLC, getting involved in Honors (and in general), changing your major/being undecided, the role of critical thinking in Honors

Katelyn Niehaus

Middle Childhood Math and Science Education |College of Health & Human ServicesEaton, OH

I am involved in ACTION (a living learning community for math and science teachers), Circle K (a service organization), the Honors Learning Community, and work as a Math and Stats Lab and Course-Based tutor in the Learning Commons. In my free time I enjoy spending time with friends, going on walks, and reading!

HLC, joining student orgs, adjusting to college, and is Honors right for me

Alicia Kobasic

Multiplatform Journalism | Pop CultureCollege of Arts and SciencesBrunswick, OH

BG News, WBGU-FM, College Democrats, Honors Learning Community, Alpha Lambda Delta-Phi Eta Sigma Honors Society, I am always interested to talk about music or getting involved on campus

getting involved on campus, getting used to living on campus, talking about is honors and if it is right for you , meeting new people on campus, HLC


Chloe Koon

Forensic Biology and Microbiology on a pre-med track College of Arts and SciencesPiqua, OH

Club Bowling team President, Honors Learning Community member, Presidential Scholar (PSA), Alpha Lambda Delta-Phi Eta Sigma Treasurer, National Society of Collegiate Scholars member, Phi Beta Kappa member, Undergraduate research in the biology department, Learning Assistant for the biology department, Off-campus job at Stone Ridge Golf Course, Promotions team member for WBGU-FM

Joining student orgs, HLC, Scholarships, getting involved on campus


Lindsay Osterholt

Music Education College of MusicSt. Henry, OH

Music, BGSU choirs, Presidential Scholar, Study Abroad, Working on Campus

Is Honors right for me, Honors Learning Community, Residence Life/Living on Campus, Questions about my Major

Tai Knoll

Music Education & Performance | NACollege of MusicSandusky, OH

Sigma Alpha Iota, OH Collegiate Music Education, journaling, exercising, music (obviously), & reading

HLC/Founders, Honors Right for Me, Joining Student Organizations, Time Management/Balance (work, life, health), Honors Curriculum, Study Abroad, Honors Projects

Justin Mascarin

International Studies and Asian Studies | GermanCollege of Arts and SciencesColumbus (Westerville) , OH

Mortar Board, Model U.N., Swing Dance, Global Affairs

Organizations and campus outreach, study abroad, honors classes


Rebecca Stetler

Data Science | Computer ScienceCollege of Arts and SciencesSpencerville, OH

Warm Up BG, H2O Church, Data Science Club, Presidential Scholars (PSA), Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society

Is Honors right for me, joining student orgs, being undecided

Matt DeAmon

Information Systems, Business Analytics & IntelligenceSchmidthorst College of BusinessTwinsburg, OH

Schmidthorst Student Ambassadors, Information Systems Organization (ISO), Presidential Scholars cohort, WBGU 88.1 FM, A-Band

Joining student orgs, Is Honors Right for Me?, time management, Schmidthorst College of Business, scholarship programs
 Carol HallFilm Production | BusinessCollege of Arts and SciencesNorth Ridgeville, OhioBG REEL/UFO (bg film club), and movie appreciation clubIs Honors right for me and the HLC
 Umgie OhGerontology major on a pre-pharmacy track College of Health & Human ServicesPainesville, OH Living in a 6 person suite, if Honors is right for you
 Samantha StricklandSupply Chain Management Schmidthorst College of BusinessBucyrus, OHI am interested in and participate in the different networking and professional development activities that that SCOB puts on through the career accelerator. I enjoy working to better myself and my professional skills, and also participate in church activities through H20. I like to be creative, and play dungeons and dragons weekly with friends.Is Honors right for me, HLC, joining student groups, mental health awareness, stress and time management
Jenna DunnJenna DunnAYA ILA | ChineseCollege of Education and Human DevelopmentMartinsburg, PAH2O Church, Chinese Language and Culture Club, University Dance Alliance, English teaching as a second languagebeing an Education major in Honors, being an out-of-state student, how to figure out whether Honors is right for me, extra opportunities through the Honors Living Community
 Maddie FinleyJournalism with a specialization in Public Relations | American Sign LanguageCollege of Arts and SciencesPemberville, OHPRSSA, Falcon Communications, HLC Creative Writing Club, BGSU Social Media Team, and H2O Church & Founders LifegroupHLC, Honors College, BGSU is too close to home (local students), living in dorms, anything really
 Sophia LlamasGraphic Design | EntrepreneurshipCollege of Arts and SciencesNorth Canton, OHNew Student Orientation, Campus Tour Guide, Alumni Laureate Scholars, Honors College, Honors Ambassadors, Rock ClimbingAnything at all!! I feel comfortable talking about anything relating to BGSU as an employee for the Office of Admissions and New Student Orientation!
 Jodie CahillAYA Integrated Mathematics College of Education and Human DevelopmentGranville, MAI am an Off-Campus Senator on Undergraduate Student Governmentout of state students
 Abbey PrendergastNutrition Science | Child DevelopmentCollege of Health & Human ServicesLexington, OHMEDLIFE, Feed My Starving Children, Honors Ambassadors, ALDIs Honors right for me, HLC, joining student org, pre-professional tracks
 Rachel AnthonyCommunication Sciences and Disorders and French College of Arts and Sciences, College of Health & Human ServicesHamilton, OHPhi Sigma Pi, French Learning CommunityHLC, joining student orgs
 Leila OswaltChemistry with Specialization in Biochemistry | NeuroscienceCollege of Arts and SciencesLewis Center, OHExtracurriculars: American Medical Women's Association (AMWA), Medicine Education and Development for Low Income Families Everywhere (MEDLIFE), National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS), Falcon Leadership Institute (FLI), Honors Learning Community (HLC) Creative Writing Club, Honors Ambassadors (lol)
Interests: creative writing, singing, dancing, piano
is Honors right for me, HLC, joining student orgs, Honors specific courses (Critical Thinking), Honors advisors/connections, anything regarding student life in general (was an Orientation Leader this past summer so I can talk about pretty much anything regarding student life at BGSU lol)
 Ben LawsonAYA Math Education College of Education and Human DevelopmentTipp City, OHBowling Green Roundnet (Spikeball) Club, Bowling Green Council of Teachers of Mathematics, HLC,

HLC, getting involved, is honors right for me

 Sydney NewbyInternational Studies and SpanishCollege of Arts and SciencesWaterford, MIGreek Life (Sigma Kappa), BGSU College Democrats, BGSU Votes, FORGE (Feminist Organization Rallying for Gender Equity)

HLC, out of state, study abroad, I'm really open for anything

 Clare CaywoodCommunication | Music IndustryCollege of Arts and Sciences, College of MusicSt. Marys, OHPi Beta Phi Sorority (Panhellenic Delegate), BGSU Social Media Team, Women's Chorus, Music Industry Club

I'm open to discussing anything, but especially the importance of getting involved on campus through student organizations!

Rachel Durbin H ambRachel
AYA Integrated Social Studies | Political ScienceCollege of Education and Human DevelopmentMonroe, MICampus Tour Guide, Pi Beta Phi Women's Fraternity, Honors Internjoining other student organizations, balancing honors, being an out of state student, majoring in Education, Critical Thinking classes, knowing if Honors if right for you, not living in the HLC