CLA Ambassador Profiles

Meet our 2017-2018 CLA Ambassadors!

  • Marcus Aarsvold

    Marcus Aarsvold

    Pine Island, MN
    2018, Journalism
    "My favorite thing about CLA is the diverse education it provides while propelling students towards their dream career."
  • Addie Agboola

    Addie Agboola

    Rosemount, MN
    2019, Biology, Society and Environment
    “I chose the College of Liberal Arts because it offered me the most diverse selection of classes that are shaping me to be a well-rounded contributor to the real world."
  • Mariah Berner

    Mariah Berner

    Duluth, MN
    2018, Biology, Society, and Environment and Psychology
    “My favorite thing about CLA are the open doors leading to anything, everyone and everywhere.”
  • Ryan Clemens

    Ryan Clemens

    Inver Grove Heights, MN
    2020, Biology, Society, and Environment
    “While CLA is the largest college on campus I always feel like my advisors and professors are there to help and feel connected to other CLA students when I meet them."
  • Emma Dozier

    Emma Dozier

    Portland, OR
    2020, Sociology of Law, Criminology, and Deviance
    “The thing I like the most about the College of Liberal Arts is how it shapes its students into well-rounded individuals through a variety of different course options and requirements."
  • Jake Drehmel

    Jake Drehmel

    Woodbury, MN
    2018, Chemistry
    “My favorite thing about CLA is the immense diversity of majors and minors that let me explore and discover what I am.”
  • Jonathan Du

    Jonathan Du

    Highlands Ranch, CO
    2017, 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.”
  • Palmer Haasch

    Palmer Haasch

    Omaha, NE
    2019, English and Political Science
    “In CLA, due to its wide range of majors and minors, I am able to pursue an education tailored to my interests.”
  • Anna Henning

    Anna Henning

    Rochester, MN
    2019, Bachelors of Individualized Studies with concentrations in Psychology, Neurobiology, and Sociology of Law, Criminology, and Deviance
    “I chose CLA because of the flexibility and diversity of major options offered."
  • Madelyn Herbrand

    Madelyn Herbrand

    Cedarburg, WI
    2019, 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.”
  • Monica Hying

    Monica Hying

    McHenry, IL
    2018, English and Strategic Communication
  • Brady James

    Brady James

    Woodbury, MN
    2019, Math
    “My favorite thing about CLA is the people. Everyone has their own story and own interests, so meeting new people in CLA is different every time.”
  • Abby Koshollek

    Abby Koshollek

    Mukwonago, WI
    2018, 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 Kremer

    Grace Kramer

    Barrington, IL
    2018, 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 McGuigan

    Laura McGuigan

    Fargo, ND
    2018, 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 Nguyen

    Amanda Nguyen

    Sioux Falls, SD
    2019, Biology, Society, and the Environment
    “My favorite thing about CLA is that it's composed of a caring and passionate community.”
  • Mariam Salama

    Mariam Salama

    Rochester, MN
    2018, Physiology and Global Studies
    “I chose CLA because it provided me with the opportunity to engage in both worlds, both humanities and sciences.”
  • Avi Shaver

    Avraham “Avi” Shaver

    St. Louis Park, MN
    2020, History and Jewish Studies
    “I enjoy the diversity of people and experiences that are all learning under one great academic system.”
  • Briana Sheffel

    Briana Sheffel

    Apple Valley, MN
    2019, 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. ”
  • Savannah Wery

    Savannah Wery

    Deerfield, WI
    2020, Political Science
    “I chose CLA because I came in undecided as a freshman and I knew that I'd find a major that was a right fit for me, while receiving a well-rounded education and exploring different majors.”
  • Shamus Zenk

    Shamus Zenk

    Sheboygan, WI
    2020, Political Science and Statistics
  • Oliver Zheng

    Oliver Zheng

    Hangzhou China
    2020, Political Science and Global Study
    “I like CLA because CLA offers you the most variety of choices. You can find a lot of opportunities as well as possibilities here.”