May 3, 2021
Celebrating successes of the Biology Ambassadors
The Division of Biology is recognizing the achievements of the inaugural 2020-2021 class of Biology Ambassadors and welcomes the incoming class of 2021-2022.
The Biology Ambassadors are a select group of dedicated undergraduate biology students who volunteer their time and talents recruiting prospective students, mentoring first-year biology students, and representing the Division of Biology at events.
In their first year as an organization, the 2020-2021 class of Biology Ambassadors have accomplished the following: they helped approximately 200 incoming students in summer 2020 by reaching out to provide support and answering questions in peer-to-peer format; they successfully mentored more than 50 first-year biology students during the fall semester; they created and maintained a Division of Biology Instagram account; they led breakout sessions during the second annual BioBonanza, an event highlighting research and other extracurricular activities biology students can get involved in; they assisted more than 120 first-year students in BIOL 100 Orientation in Biology with degree planning in fall 2020; they designed and helped run biology's Open House 2021 activities, including five live events, two prerecorded activities for kids, and developing a professional tour of Ackert Hall video produced by the Division of Communications and Marketing; and they participated in more than 35 tours and recruitment events throughout the school year.
The Division of Biology is tremendously proud of the 2020-2021 class: Allison Moore; Anna Dold, Camryn Lopez; Cole King; Drew Langston; Eli Bullinger; Elise Hesseltine, vice president; Hannah Hoffman-Colburn; Hannah Coggeshall, secretary; Hunter Hiegert; Justine Onnen; Kate Odgers, social media chair; Lauren West, president; Madison Zimmerman, recruitment chair; Mayece Barnaby, mentorship chair; Paige Poolman; Peyton Johnson, treasurer; and Tatum Glaser.
The division also welcomes the incoming class of Biology Ambassadors for the 2021-2022 school year: Alaina J. Cunningham; Allison Moore; Ashley Panagakis; Ashlyn Bugbee; Ashlynn Kennedy; Audra Jacobs; Camden Chastain; Cole King; Drew Langston, vice president; Eli Bullinger; Ellie Fangman, secretary; Emily Greco; Ender Graham; Gentry Shapland; Georgia Kohlhorst; Gibson Hoefgen; Hannah Hoffman-Colburn; Isabella Miceli; John Tumberger, mentorship chair; Juliet Nava-Chavez; Justine Onnen; Lauren West; Louie Cabrera; Madison Zimmerman, co-recruitment chair; Mayece Barnaby, president; Meghan Maine, co-recruitment chair; Sabrina Veith, Taylor Davison, treasurer; Tommy Herrera; and Victoria Bedros, social media chair.
We are excited to see how the new class of Biology Ambassadors continues to support student success in the Division of Biology.