University of Southern Indiana

Board Members

2021 - 2022 Student Advisory Board Members

Executive Board Members

 

- Pittsboro, Indiana (Chair)  

Department of Study: Kinesiology & Sport

Major: Exercise Science/Pre-PT

Expected Graduation Year: 2021

Post Graduation Plans: I plan to attend a 3-year DPT program and work as a physical therapist.

Student Organizations: Pott College Student Advisory Board, Pott College Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee, and Gamma Phi Beta.

Best Campus Spot: First floor of the library

Favorite Place to Eat in Evansville: Los Bravos

Hobbies: In my free time, I typically hang out with my friends or watch Netflix. I also enjoy walking the trails and playing intramurals.

Current Playlist: The Chill Hits playlist on Spotify.

Favorite TV Shows: One Tree Hill, The Office, Manifest

Newburgh, Indiana (Co-chair)

Department of Study: Biology

Major: Biology

Expected Graduation Year: 2022

Post-Graduation Plans: I hope to attend medical school and become a pediatrician.

Student Organizations: I am the Chair of the Pott College Ambassadors and the Co-Chair of the Pott College Student Advisory Board. In addition, I am a member of the American Chemical Society and Honors Program. I also work in Academic Skills as a lead tutor for Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.

Best Campus Spot: I love the Biology lounge because it gives me a space that it close to my classes and can also accommodate groups where I can study in between classes with friends.

Favorite Place to Eat in Evansville: Azzip

Hobbies: I love hanging out with my friends, rewatching Gilmore Girls or Friends, and walking the Newburgh Riverfront.

Current Playlist: Dan + Shay, Kelsea Ballerini, and Taylor Swift

Favorite TV Shows: Friends, Gilmore Girls, Greys Anatomy

 

Biology Representatives

-Borden, Indiana

Department of Study: Biology

Major: Biology

Expected Graduation Year: 2023

Post Graduation Career Plans: To attend graduate school to become a physician assistant

Student Organizations: Gamma Phi Beta Sorority, Student Ambassador Organization, Biology Club, Pott College Student Advisory Board, Pott College Student Ambassadors, AMIGOS, Pott College Student Organization Council

Best Campus Spot: David L. Rice Library

Favorite Place to Eat in Evansville: Drake’s

Hobbies: I love finding new adventures, walking my dog, and hanging out with friends!

Current Playlist: Anything Morgan Wallen or Luke Combs!

Favorite TV Shows: Greys Anatomy and NCIS

- Edwardsville, IL 

Department of Study: Biology

Major: Biology

Expected Graduation Year: 2024

- Evansville, IN 

Department of Study: Biology

Major: Biology

Expected Graduation Year: 2023

Post Graduation Plans: After graduation I plan to pursue a graduate degree in microbiology or another biological sub-field. I want to have a career in biomedicine and create vaccines and more that will change lives.

Student Organizations: I am the Vice President of Active Minds at USI, and I am the Junior Representative on the Honors Council. I also serve on the Pott College Student Advisory Board and as a mentor in the Pott College Mentoring Program. I attend club meetings for the Pre-Professional Health Club and Biology Club.

Best Campus Spot: My favorite spot on campus is Rice Library because everyone is friendly and I can study quietly.

Favorite Place to Eat in Evansville: My favorite place to eat in Evansville is Longhorn Steakhouse.

Hobbies: In my spare time I enjoy going to the gym and spending time with my boyfriend and pet guinea pigs. I also love making art and playing guitar.

Current Playlist: R&B Replay: https://music.apple.com/us/playlist/r-b-replay/pl.efaf877db72a4c05b2654eb4371d6c24

Favorite TV Show: Grey’s Anatomy, Jane the Virgin, and any baking show!

Chemistry Representatives

-Russiaville, Indiana

Department of Study: Chemistry

Major: Biochemistry

Expected Graduation Year: 2022

Post-Graduation Career Plans: After graduation, I plan to continue my education by attending medical school to become a doctor.

Student Organizations: I am involved in the Pott College Mentoring Program, Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority, and the ACS Chemistry Club. I am also a research assistant in the chemistry department.

Best Campus Spot: My favorite spot on campus is the wooded lot between the forum halls and the UC West. It provides a beautiful shaded area and a perfect hammock spot. Wifi is spotty in the trees so its a great place to temporarily unplug and relax.

Favorite Place to Eat in Evansville: My favorite place to eat in Evansville is Chava's Mexican Grill on First Avenue. It is sort of like a local version of Chipotle. My favorite menu item is the build-your-own burrito. 

Hobbies: In my free time, I am either taking care of my extensive collection of houseplants, hanging out with friends and family, or working on one of my crochet projects.

Current Playlist: My taste in music is constantly changing and is always sampling bits of each genre. However my playlist always includes a rotation of 70s rock and 80s pop. 

Favorite TV Shows: I love nearly every sitcom from the 90s. My all-time favorites include That 70s Show, Friends, The Fresh Prince, and Seinfeld. 

Department of Study: Chemistry

Major: Biochemistry

Expected Graduation Year: 2023

 

- Carmel, IN 

Department of Study: Chemistry

Major: Chemistry

Expected Graduation Year: 2024

Post Graduation Career Plans: I plan to attend medical school at IU Evansville.

Student Organizations: Honors Council, Timmy Global Health, Pre-Professional Health Club, Pott College Student Advisory Board

Best Campus Spot: Jazz Lounge easily is the best.

Favorite Place to Eat in Evansville: Gangnam Korean Cuisine in downtown Evansville.

Hobbies: Play video games, work out, play tennis, and trade stocks.

Current Playlist: I don’t really listen to music like that. Really just whatever YouTube wants me to listen to.

Favorite TV Shows: Breaking Bad

- Breese, IL 

Department of Study: Chemistry

Major: Chemistry

Expected Graduation Year: 2024

Post-Graduation Career Plans: I hope to find a job in an industry working for a pharmaceutical or health related company.

Student Organizations:  I am involved in the Honors Program, Multicultural Scholar, ACS Chemistry Club, Pott College Student Advisory Board, and Timmy Global Health.

Best Campus Spot: I really like the library with spacious areas to study.

Favorite Place to Eat in Evansville: Los Bravos

Hobbies: I like to workout at the gym, study and hang out with friends.

Current Playlist: I love country music.

Favorite TV Shows: Greys Anatomy, Friends, Pretty Little Liars

(PC3)- Equality, IL 

Department of Study: Chemistry

Major: Biochemistry

Expected Graduation Year: 2022 

Department of Study: Chemistry

Major: Biochemistry & Psychology

Expected Graduation Year: 2023

Post Graduation Plans: My post-graduation career plans are either to apply  to medical school or a graduate program focused on psychology.

Student Organizations: College Mentors for Kids, Pott College Student Ambassadors, Pott College Student Advisory Board, Newman Catholic Community

Best Campus Spot: My favorite spot on campus is the shortcut trail through the woods when you walk back to the apartments after a long day.

Favorite Place to Eat in Evansville: My favorite place to eat in Evansville is Buffalo Wild Wings.

Hobbies: I play intramural soccer, draw, read, and watch YouTube.

Current Playlist: I’m currently listening to Bad Habits by Ed Sheeran and Vossi Bop by Stormzy.

Favorite TV Shows: I don’t really watch tv shows but if I had to choose it would be Haikyu (if that counts).

Engineering Representatives

Evansville, Indiana 

Department of Study: Engineering

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Expected Graduation Year: 2022

  -Panama City, Panama

Department of Study: Engineering

Major: Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

Expected Graduation Year: 2022

Post-Graduation Plans: I plan to work at Toyota.

Student Organizations: USI Student Ambassador Organization, Pott College Student Advisory Board, Pott College Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee

Best Campus Spot: The Cone

Favorite Place to Eat in Evansville: Bru Burger

Hobbies: Play video games

Current Playlist: Dua Lipa

Favorite TV Shows: The Good Place

 - Haubstadt, Indiana

Department of Study: Engineering

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Expected Graduation Year: 2022

- Ferdinand, Indiana

Department of Study: Engineering

Major: Civil Engineering

Expected Graduation Year: 2022

Post Graduation Plans: Upon completion of my bachelors degree in Civil Engineering, I intend on working in the tri-state as a structural engineer that designs bridges. I also intend on continuing my education and also obtaining a F.E. and P.E. license beyond graduating from USI. I will always be proud to be a Screagle!

Student Organizations: American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Society of Women Engineers (SWE), Pott College Advisory Board, Pott College Student Organization Council, Pott College Peer Mentoring Program, Eagle Inovaction Accelerator, Southern Indiana Dance Marathon

Best Campus Spot: I absolutely love the Business and Engineering building. I might be a little biased, but it has the most beautiful architecture and the perfect study spots with perfect views of the lake or quad on campus. Plus, there’s vending machines near by for when you’re snacky!

Favorite Place to Eat in Evansville: I love Azzip!

Hobbies: I enjoy spending time with my classmates who have became my friends over the years. I like attending USI events also because they generally provide food and fun activities. Exploring Evansville is also one of my favorite pastimes while at school whether it is a park, coffee shop, or the riverfront!

Current Playlist: I strictly listen to country music! I love Eric Church and Miranda Lambert.

Favorite TV Shows: I liked the show “Manifest” on Netflix.

(Pott College LLC)

Department of Study: Engineering

Major: Manufacturing Engineering Tech

Expected Graduation Year: 2024

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Department of Study: Engineering

Major: Electrical Engineering

Expected Graduation Year: 2024

- McLeansboro, Illinois

Department of Study: Engineering

Major: Civil Engineering

Expected Graduation Year: 2023

Post Graduation Plans: I hope to be successful in a career as a Professional Engineer and help improve our region’s infrastructure!

Student Organizations: American Society of Civil Engineers (Vice President), USI Concrete Canoe Team, Society of Women’s Engineers, and Pott College Student Advisory Board

Best Campus Spot: Red Mango

Favorite Place to Eat in Evansville: Azzip Pizza

Hobbies: Intramural sports, boating with friends and family, ice cream runs, and chilling with my dog

Current Playlist: Whatever is on the radio! Anything from modern country to classic rock – and especially 2000’s Taylor Swift.

 Favorite TV Shows: Friends, Gilmore Girls, Breaking Bad, and The Vampire Diaries

Department of Study: Engineering

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Expected Graduation Year: 2022

Geology/Physics Representatives

 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Department of Study: Geology and Physics

Major: Environmental Science

Expected Graduation Year: 2021

Department of Study: Geology and Physics

Major: Geology

Expected Graduation Year: 2022

-Griffith, IN 

Department of Study: Geology & Physics

Major: Geology

Expected Graduation Year: 2023

Post Graduation Plans: I haven’t chosen what I want to focus on yet but after graduation I plan on receiving my masters. After that, I am looking into either working in national parks or venturing into geothermal energy.

Student Organizations: I am involved in Geology Club, Sustanability Club, Feminist Campus, Pott College Student Advisory Board, and Pott College Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee. I was an AMIGO during summer 2020.

Best Campus Spot: My favorite spot on campus is either the third floor of the Science Center (its quiet!) or the trails and outcrop near the Applied Engineering Center.

Favorite Place to Eat in Evansville: I love going to HotHeads for $5 burritos and Azzip with my friends.

Hobbies: I try to make it to the gym at least 4 days a week to lift, and I also enjoy hiking around campus.

Current Playlist: I love to listen to Tyler Childers, Colter Wall, Yung Gravy, and Midland when I’m driving around.

Favorite TV Shows: My go-to tv show is either Mindhunter or Yellowstone, but when I have more time I love Breaking Bad and anything science related.

-Seymour, IN 

Department of Study: Geology and Physics

Major: Double major in Earth Science and Geology

Expected Graduation Year: 2024

Post Graduation Plans: After graduation, I plan on being an Earth Science high school teacher.

Student Organizations: Pott College Student Advisory Board and Delight Women’s Ministry

Best Campus Spot: My favorite spot on campus is either the Gazebo or the fountain!

Favorite Place to Eat in Evansville: My favorite place to eat in Evansville is Texas Roadhouse!

Hobbies: I like reading, talking to friends and family, listening to music, and hiking.

Current Playlist: Right now, I have been listening to lots of MercyMe music and Dan + Shay music.

Favorite TV Shows: I really enjoy Full House, NCIS, and Blue Bloods.

Mathematics Representatives

 

 - Lafayette, Indiana

Department of Study: Mathematics

Major: Mathematics and Statistics

Expected Graduation Year: 2022

  Livonia, Michigan 

Department of Study: Mathematics

Major: Mathematics

Expected Graduation Year: 2022

Post Graduation Plans: I plan to attend medical school.

Student Organizations: Intramurals, Pott College Student Advisory Board, and  Pott College Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee.

Best Campus Spot: The Loft

Favorite Place to Eat in Evansville: Azzip Pizza

Hobbies: Play Overwatch and pickup basketball

Current Playlist: Pop Smoke

Favorite TV Shows: The Big Bang Theory and Regular Show

Kinesiology and Sport Representatives

- Wadesville, Indiana

Department of Study: Kinesiology & Sport

Major: Exercise Science

Expected Graduation Day: 2022

Post Graduation Career Plans: Attend Occupational Therapy school

Student Organizations Involved In: Pott College Mentoring Program, Pott College Student Ambassador, Pott College Student Advisory Board, Pott College Student Organization Council, Exercise Science Club

Best Campus Spot: The patio on top of the Fuquay Welcome Center

Favorite Place to Eat in Evansville: Moe’s

Hobbies: Run, Hike, Read

Current Playlist: Listening to Luke Combs-Forever After All

Favorite TV Shows: One Tree Hill, The Vampire Diaries, Outer Banks

 

- Jeffersonville, Indiana 

Department of Study: Kinesiology & Sport

Major: Sport Management

Expected Graduation Year: 2022

Post Graduation Career Plans: I will hopefully find a job at a university to work in their sport administration office. I will also like to go back to school eventually and get my Master’s.

Student Organizations: Pott College Student Advisory Board, College Democrats, Student Worker in Athletic office at USI.

Best Campus Spot: The Traditions Lounge, inside the Cone.

Favorite Place to Eat in Evansville: Wasabi”s on the east side

Hobbies: Read, play any kind of games, exercise, and watch tv and movies.

Current Playlist: Olivia Rodrigo, Harry Styles, Kehlani, and LANY

 Favorite TV Shows: New Girl and Criminal Minds

Teacher Education Representatives

  - Flora, Illinois

Department of Study: Teacher Education

Major: Elementary Education

Expected Graduation Year: 2022

Post Graduation Plans: I plan to teach at an elementary school in the Evansville/Newburgh area.

Student Organizations: Pott College Student Advisory Board, the USI Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi

Best Campus Spot: Red Mango or by the fountain

Favorite Place to Eat in Evansville: Comfort by the Cross Eyed Cricket

Hobbies: I enjoy mentoring children, hammocking, spending time in nature, and shopping.

Current Playlist: Anything country

Favorite TV Shows: The Vampire Diaries

- New Albany, Indiana

Department of Study: Teacher Education

Major: Elementary Education 

Expected Graduation Year: 2022

Post-Graduation Plans: After I graduate in the Fall of 2022, I plan to move to my hometown and hopefully teach at a Title 1 school in the school system.

Student Organizations: I am the president of Alpha Sigma Alpha, president of ISTA-Aspiring Educators, a member of Order of Omega, a member of the USI Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, a mentor in the Pott College Peer Mentoring Program, and a member of the Pott College Student Advisory Board. My past involvement includes completing the Emerging Leaders Program, as well as being a part of AMIGOS.

Best Campus Spot: My favorite study spot would either be in the Rice Library or the Jazz Lounge. I also love spending time in the space above the Fuquay Welcome Center to get a great view of campus.

Favorite Place to Eat in Evansville: My favorite place to eat would either be Comfort by the Cross-Eyed Cricket or Wasabi.

Hobbies: I enjoy spending time outside, hanging out with my sorority sisters, taking pictures, and listening to music.

Current Playlist: I am currently listening to SZA, Tyler the Creator, Olivia Rodrigo, and Quinn XCII.

Favorite TV Shows: My favorite TV shows are Stranger Things, The Vampire Diaries, and Criminal Minds.

- Batesville, Indiana

Department of Study: Teacher Education

Major: Elementary and Special Education

Expected Graduation Year: 2024

Post Graduation Plans: I plan to move out of the Evansville community to see where my teaching can take me and hopefully work on getting my master’s degree!

Student Organizations: I am involved in the Pott College Peer Mentor Program, an AMIGO, graduate of the Emerging Leaders Program, and I am also a student assistant in the New Student and Transitional Programs office!

Best campus spot: My favorite spot on campus is the nook behind Red Mango that leads you into the Science Center.

Favorite Place to Eat in Evansville: I really love trying new foods, so my current favorite is a place called Vietnamese Cuisine on Vogel Road. I go there at least once a week!

Hobbies: My number one hobby is painting! I have been painting since middle school and I love learning new techniques. I also love getting outside and visiting local State Parks, biking, and hiking.

Current Playlist: I have such a deep passion for music, so there isn’t really a genre that I don’t like. My all-time favorite is alternative. However, recently I have been really digging 90’s rock/grunge.

Favorite TV Shows: My go to tv show is American Horror Story! Horror is my favorite movie genre, but when I’m not watching and re-watching AHS seasons I usually have Gilmore Girls or Sister Sister on.

Department of Study: Teacher Education

Major: Elementary Education with reading minor

Expected Graduation Year: 2024

Post Graduation Career Plans: After graduating from USI, I hope to find a job here in the tri-state because I would like to teach where I have grown up and work alongside teachers I have had in the past. After teaching for a while, I hope to get my masters in school administration.

Student Organizations: I am involved in Tri-Sigma Sorority, Pott College Student Advisory Board, and the Pott College Mentoring Program.

Best Campus Spot: My favorite spot on campus would have to be the spot on top of the Fuquay Welcome Center. It’s so pretty at night and usually not packed. So, it makes for a great studying spot!

Favorite Place to Eat in Evansville: My favorite spot to eat at in Evansville would have to be Hacienda. There are so many great places to eat at here so my list of places to eat is continuous.

Hobbies: In my free time I tutor children, hang out with friends and family, volunteer, jeep riding, hunting, shopping and more. I honestly am willing to hangout and try new things. Plus I am always ready for a Sonic run with my buddies.

Current Playlist: If you took a look into my playlist, you would definitiely see a huge mixture of music. I was raised on country music but I love all types of music including rock, pop, country, rap, and r&b.

Favorite TV Shows: I tend to have a list of shows I’ve watched on Netflix. Some shows I absolutely love are Dawson’s Creek, Greys Anatomy, One Tree Hill, Private Practice, How to Get Away with Murder, Virgin Rivers, and so many more.

(Education LLC)

Department of Study: Teacher Education

Major: Special Education

Expected Graduation Year: 2022

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