I'm Matthew Farwell, a senior who majors in physical education with a minor in adapted physical education. I will be entering my third year as a Resident Assistant and second year as a Senior RA. I am from Corning, New York and am a team member and former President of the Brockport Men's Club Lacrosse team. My career aspiration is to work with students with disabilities, as well as coach lacrosse.
My name is Amy Gonzalez, and I’m from The Bronx. I’m an alumna of both The Young Women’s Leadership School of East Harlem and The Open Doors Scholarship program. I’m a sophomore and Nursing Intent, a member of Delta College, and a Telecounselor at the Telecommunication Center in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Being an active member of the Brockport community is one of the things that I love most about attending the College. I’m able to be constantly challenged, work side by side with other motivated individuals, and set new goals for my future.
My name is Kayla Green, and I’m a sophomore journalism and broadcasting major with a media production concentration and a graphic design minor. I’m a part of Talon Television, the Leadership Development Program, the Winging It student blog, and the Community Development team. I love Brockport because it feels like one big family, and I can see clearly how much everyone here wants me to succeed. Brockport has already opened so many doors for me, and I am proud to attend and represent such a wonderful school.
I’m Kelly Lovell, and I’m a history major in the Adolescent Social Studies Inclusive Generalist Education program, a sociology minor, and a member of the Honors College. I’m in my junior year at Brockport, and I have loved every minute of it! The people here create a warm and welcoming atmosphere, and there are so many ways for students to get involved on campus. I’ve joined Rotaract, Honors Club, Dumbledore’s Army, and am helping to restart the TEACH club on campus. I’m also a member of Service Council through Brockport Student Government, and am an Honors College Peer Mentor. I am looking forward to taking advantage of our study abroad programs, as well as the great relationships the College has with local school districts.
My name is Bailey Majtyka, and I’m a junior pursuing my Bachelor of Science in Biology, with minors in pre-professional health and chemistry. I intend to pursue a medical degree once I graduate from Brockport. I’m a Resident Assistant for the Honors House Living Learning Community, a member of the Honors College and the Biology Honors Program, and am researching Gastrointestinal Motility using a zebrafish model with Dr. Adam Rich. I’m currently President of the Biology Honors Club, a member of the Pre-Professional Health Club, and was President of Perry Hall Residence Council last year. Brockport, my professors, and my many mentors have provided me so many opportunities to mature and better myself as a scholar and individual.
My name is Paige Mason, and I’m from the Thousand Islands in Upstate New York. I’m currently a sophomore majoring in accounting. I love meeting new people, hanging out with my friends, and going on spontaneous adventures. I love Brockport because it feels like home. The students and professors are all extremely nice and helpful, and I love being a part of this community. There are so many different opportunities here. Whether it’s something small like a field trip to Niagara Falls for the day, or studying abroad for a semester, Brockport makes these adventures possible. I am very excited to see what my future experiences will entail at Brockport!
I’m Sindee McDonald, a double major in African/African-American studies and political science with a minor in women and gender studies. Through the courses I’ve taken, I’ve learned about the types of oppression women and minorities face in America, and I’m beginning to understand how I can help change our future. Being a student here has opened a window of opportunities for me to explore the world outside of the classroom…in four different countries and two continents! Learning about different cultures firsthand, as well as interning for the New York State Assembly, has inspired me to pursue a career in public policy or public administration on a global scale. The faculty and staff members here are a constant source of support, and are what I love most about Brockport.
My name is Tyler Mosely, and I’m a young, charismatic student from The Bronx in New York City. I’m currently in my final year of my undergraduate studies. My major is sociology and my minor is African-American studies. I attended Cardinal Hayes High School before coming to Brockport. Though my transition to college was not easy, I've worked hard to excel in the right direction both in and out of the classroom. My goal is to be a Social Worker and to obtain a doctorate in Psychology, specifically behavioral analysis. I also hope to work with "at-risk," or as I call it, “hidden talent” youth.
My name is Emily Moses, and I’m a senior. I am currently a double major in political science and internationalsStudies, and soon I will also be adding my French certificate and an anthropology minor. I am a member of the Honors College here at Brockport, as well as Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society. I work as a student manager for BASC at Harrison Dining Hall. In the last three years, I have come to call Brockport not only my college, but my home. The friends I have made here have become my second family.
My name is Eliza Pionessa, and I am 20 years old. I’m from a small town similar to Brockport. I am currently a junior at the College, majoring in healthcare administration and minoring in business. I chose to enroll at The College at Brockport two years ago, and it has truly become my home. I am now a resident in the community and have come to love Brockport. The college has provided multiple opportunities for me to advance in my studies and network with so many alumni. My future plans are to continue learning and eventually have an administrative role in a hospital. I hope to expand my opportunities and share what Brockport is providing for our current students through the Green and Gold Program!
I’m Joseph Reville, born and raised in Buffalo, New York to a family dedicated to helping people. Both of my parents received bachelor’s degrees from SUNY institutions, and always emphasized the importance of education. I know that with a Brockport degree, I can dedicate my career to helping others just like my parents did. My dream is to someday earn my Doctor of Chiropractic degree. Attending The College at Brockport has been the most impactful and best decision of my life. Here, I have met extraordinary people that have become like family. The atmosphere of the school is unlike any other. We truly are one of the greatest SUNY institutions. I am very thankful for the opportunities the College has given me, and for making me who I am today.
My name is Tambria Schroeder, and I’m a senior in the Honors College majoring in political science, international studies, and women & gender studies. I love being involved on campus, and currently serve as President of both ODK and the Honors Club, as well as co-coordinator of the Honors Peer Mentor Program. I’m completing the Leadership Development Program and have worked in Admissions, the Student Learning Center, and presently in Community Development. I studied abroad in Russia last year, and just completed the Washington, D.C. Internship Program. I'm so grateful for the opportunities I've been provided at Brockport, and can't imagine being anywhere else. I love the family that I have here and am excited to watch it grow through alumni events. I look forward to meeting you!
I’m Amber Schwartz, from Orchard Park, New York. I’m a sophomore at The College at Brockport where I major in nursing, minor in pre-professional health and take part in the Honors College. On campus, I’m Vice President of both the Honors Club and Swing Dance Society, and PR Chair of Circle K. I’m also an Honors College Peer Mentor, and a mentor for the Nursing Intent Living Learning Community. I love The College at Brockport because of the feeling of community it encompasses; the students are very welcoming of all people and new experiences. It is such an easy environment to get accustomed to, and students immediately feel at home.
My name is Melissa Szurgyi, and I’m currently a junior sociology major at The College at Brockport with a women and gender studies minor. In addition to being a Green and Gold Ambassador, I am also a member of the Leadership Development Program, the Brockport Symphony Orchestra, and Habitat for Humanity. As part of the Honors Program, I also serve as an Honors Peer Mentor. I’m looking forward to this year as a Green and Gold Ambassador!
My name is Sarah Winzenried, and I’m a senior majoring in English Literature and working on my certification in Childhood Inclusive Education. When I first came to Brockport I was nervous to take on this adventure alone, but I wasn’t alone. I’ve built so many relationships here that have helped me grow and succeed. I wanted to make Brockport another place that I could call home, and that’s just what I did by doing what I love, building connections, and working hard. I’m President of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, a member of the Leadership Development Program, a Peer Mentor, an employee at the campus daycare, and a Peer Recruiter. Each day, I get to help students feel at home and succeed at Brockport, all while improving myself. I want to give back to Brockport for all that is has done for me!
My name is Rachel Woltz, and I’m a senior arts for children major and part of the Childhood Inclusive program. I was drawn to Brockport because of the strong sense of community on campus. I felt as though there would be a place for me here, and there was. The diversity drew my attention from the moment I stepped foot on campus. I’ve enjoyed being a part of the Arts for Children Program, which has made me grow and develop my knowledge of education and teaching. I’ve been involved with many on-campus activities, such as the Peer Mentor program and BARS club, which have brought me closer to friends and staff members from all over campus. I have greatly enjoyed being a part of the Brockport community.