CLA Ambassador Profiles
Meet our 2016-2017 CLA Ambassadors!
Marcus AarsvoldPine Island, MN2018, Journalism"My favorite thing about CLA is the diverse education it provides while propelling students towards their dream career."
Rose AbdoMinneapolis, MN2017, Journalism“CLA surrounds students with a network of faculty and staff, who empower us to chose the classes and majors that best fit each individual.”
Meron AyeleMadison, WI2017, Global Studies“The College of Liberal Arts fosters my curiosity and desire for knowledge in more ways than I could have imagined."
Dylan BeckwithMonticello, WI2018, Psychology and Strategic Communications“I chose CLA for its highly ranked academics and opportunities to explore fields outside of my major."
Mariah BernerDuluth, MN2018, Biology, Society, and Environment and Psychology“My favorite thing about CLA are the open doors leading to anything, everyone and everywhere.”
Jake DrehmelWoodbury, MN2018, Chemistry“My favorite thing about CLA is the immense diversity of majors and minors that let me explore and discover what I am.”
Jonathan DuHighlands Ranch, CO2017, Political Science“I chose the College of Liberal Arts because of the wide array of opportunities available to CLA students. No matter what you're interested in, there's a place for you here.”
Liz GreinMundelein, IL2017, Psychology“My favorite thing about CLA is the enthusiasm for learning created by professors and students alike.”
Hannah HempeMaple Grove, MN2017, History“As a CLA student you are challenged to think about a situation from differing perspectives transforming you into a critical thinker, which is what I love most about CLA.”
Madelyn HerbrandCedarburg, WI2019, Music Therapy“What I like best about the College of Arts is how diverse it is. It allows me to take classes in and outside my major so I can explore subjects I am interested in but not choosing to pursue.”
Monic HyingMcHenry IL2018, English and Strategic Communication
Abby KoshollekMukwonago, WI2018, Political Science and Communication Studies“My favorite thing about CLA is that I can easily combine many areas of study that I love to get a really unique education.”
Grace KramerBarrington, IL2018, Strategic Communication“What I like best about the College of Liberal Arts is that it allows me to stay engaged throughout the day as I go from classes in communication to film to foreign languages.”
Laura McGuiganFargo, ND2018, Psychology“What I like the most about CLA are all the different students you meet. What a great opportunity to learn more about yourself by learning from others!”
Amanda NguyenSioux Falls, SD2019, Biology, Society, and the Environment“My favorite thing about CLA is that it's composed of a caring and passionate community.”
Dawn NguyenEagan, MN2017, Economics“My favorite thing about CLA is the flexible curriculum. I have the opportunity to take a wide variety of classes outside of my major to supplement my liberal arts education.”
Pam Potempa-RiversSaint Paul, MN2017, Biology, Society, and Environment“I never get too worked up about a class because I know that in an hour I will learn about a completely different field.”
Adi RaikarBlaine, MN2017, Anthropology“I chose CLA, because it has given me the chance to explore many of my interests at one time.”
Shreya RamanujanMedina, MN2017, Psychology“I chose to be a part of CLA because I value having an education that is academic and rigorous, while also giving me the opportunity to expand my knowledge.”
Mariam SalamaRochester, MN2018, Physiology and Global Studies“I chose CLA because it provided me with the opportunity to engage in both worlds, both humanities and sciences.”
Briana SheffelApple Valley, MN2019, Child Psychology“The best thing about the College of Liberal Arts is the meangingful and diverse curriculum that is offered. As a student in the College of Liberal Arts you become a more well-rounded individual to help you reach your goals. ”