Class of 2014 Victoria Tsang
Victoria is a senior at Baruch College. She is an avid baker and hopes to work in a non-profit organization in the future. Her major is Graphic Communication, which is a combination of Business Communication and Graphic Design. She spends most of her time outside of class interning at a digital marketing firm and planning Baruch’s Relay for Life. She also loves to travel and has studied abroad twice during her time at Macaulay and greatly encourages it. For any questions, please email her at: victoria.tsang@baruchmail.
Class of 2015 Lawrence Kulishevsky
Class of 2016 Stevie Borrello
Stevie Borrello is a sophomore who recently became a CUNY BA student, with concentrations in journalism, media, television and radio, history, gender, women’s studies, anthropology and international affairs. She wanted to go beyond the basic journalism curriculum and explore many aspects of the media industry and understand how society has an influence on what is published and broadcast in the media. Besides her studies, Stevie is the Managing Editor of The Ticker, Baruch College’s undergraduate independent student newspaper, where she is helping improve the publication and revamp it to be competitive with other college publications. On the weekends she likes to unwind from all the stress by playing quidditch as a member of the Macaulay Marauders. If there is ever a free moment in her life, Stevie enjoys sleeping, eating and making cupcakes.
Class of 2017 Alex Lam
Alex is proud to be the Macaulay Scholars Council representative for the class of 2017 at Baruch College. He is an aspiring operations management major and hoping to earn a minor in philosophy. Currently, Alex is also a part of the Macaulay Business Club. During this year, he hopes to meet as many of you as possible. He wants to hear your ideas and make sure your voice is heard. Feel free to contact him questions, comments, or if you just want to chat: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Class of 2014 Amy Gijsbers van Wijk
Amy Gijsbers van Wijk is a senior in Macaulay at Brooklyn College. She is in the CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies, where she is majoring in Theatrical Authorship Studies, and, Arts Administration. She is also a Thomas W. Smith fellow, a Goldsmith Scholar, and a Rosen Fellow. In her spare time, she writes and produces plays. She is happy to help with any and all MSC-related queries, and welcomes any questions at AGVANWIJK@GMAIL.COM.
Class of 2015 Albert Tong
Class of 2016 Shelley Jain
Shelley Jain is the sophomore representative at Brooklyn College Majoring in Broadcast Journalism. She is a pre-med student in Brooklyn College’s BA/MD Program. She is the president of the Macaulay SPARK Club, a member of Macaulay Dancers, Global Medical Brigades, and Peer Health Exchange. She loves to travel, ski, dance, and read. If you have any questions or concerns, email her at email@example.com
Class of 2017 Katherine Chiu
Hello everyone. My name is Katherine and I am a freshman at Brooklyn College. This is
my first year as a Macaulay Scholars Council representative, and I am very excited to be
a representing our Brooklyn 2017 class. I am thinking of majoring in biology, but when
I am not doing schoolwork, I like to play the piano, have a game of tennis, or draw. I
cannot wait to work with all of you to make our Macaulay family the best it can be.
Class of 2017 Sara Louie
Please feel free to contact her at anytime at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Class of 2014 Jenna Jankowski
Class of 2015 Diane Narouz
Class of 2016 Jasmine Calle
Hey there! My name is Jasmine. I am a Sophomore at the College of Staten Island pursuing a career in animal science. I have loved animals ever since I was a little tyke and want to help them by becoming a vet, though I am also considering more research-oriented paths. I also have a interest in informing myself and others of the how things work, which is one of the main reasons why I wanted to join the Honors Council. If you need anything, let me know. I will be glad to help in any way that I can.
Class of 2017 Christina Dellaventura
Class of 2014 Anthony Ventimiglia
Anthony Ventimiglia is a senior at Hunter College majoring in biochemistry. He is the current president of Macaulay’s Pre-Health Club and co-founder of its student-led service abroad organization: Macaulay Global Brigades. He enjoys working with these organizations, as well as the MSC, in order to improve student life at Macaulay Honors College. Anthony plans on working in the medical field – either as a physician or as a researcher. Outside of academia, Anthony enjoys weight lifting, following the sport of baseball, and reading up on Roman History.
Class of 2015 Hunter Gross
Hunter Gross is a junior at Hunter College pursuing a double major in Political Science andMandarin Chinese and is in the Hunter College Chinese Flagship Program. Hunter spent the
past two summers in China studying in Chinese language immersion programs and plans on
completing his senior year in China as well. Hunter plans to pursue a career in diplomacy,
international arbitration, geopolitical risk analysis, or intelligence where he can apply his
Chinese language skills and interests in international relations and American foreign policy. In
his free time, Hunter enjoys seeing Broadway shows and playing tennis. He is also a founding
member of the Macaulay Triplets a cappella group.
Class of 2016 Lucy Snyder
My name is Lucy Snyder and I am representing the class of 2016 at Hunter on the Macaulay Scholars Council. I am a math major with interests in geology. I am Vice President of Macaulay’s brand new math club. I will be volunteering at the Math Museum beginning this winter and I have been teaching first grade Hebrew for two years. I am so excited to be a part of MSC’s major events committee and make the events as enjoyable (if not more) than they were for me.
Class of 2017 Emaad Khwaja
Class of 2017 Drew Podgorski
Class of 2014 Michael Tal
Class of 2015 Steve Mathew
Hi! I am junior at Lehman representing class of 2015. I am currently majoring in Physics, and I might include biology if I have enough time, although I volunteer in an organic chemistry lab. I am actively involved in Global Brigades Club, and Macaulay Model UN and I co-lead Project Sunshine Club at Lehman. Outside school, I volunteer as an EMT in my neighborhood ambulance corps, while any free time I have is occupied by my cooking hobby, or in conversation with friends.
Class of 2016 Priom Islam
Hello, my name is Priom Islam. I am the representative for the class of 2016 at Lehman College. I am the co-president of Macaulay Model UN and contribute to the school monthly online newspaper, the Macaulay Messenger. My main interests are foreign policy and international affairs and I am a political science major.
Class of 2017 Evgenia Gorovaya
Class of 2014 Tamar Herman
Tamar Herman is a senior at Queens College, and will be graduating this May with a Bachelor’s Degree in East Asian Studies. She will also graduate with minors in History, Korean, and Business for Liberal Arts Majors (BALA.) Tamar’s focus of study is the Korean entertainment industry, and she spent half of 2013 in Korea studying Korean and Media Studies at Yonsei University. Tamar was the US Representative in the First Annual Quiz on Korea competition hosted by the Korean Government and the Korean Broadcasting System. She is currently interning at the WNBC Assignment Desk, and writes for several Korean entertainment news English-language websites. At the moment, Tamar’s plans post-graduation are undecided, but she is contemplating returning to Korea to study Korean.
Class of 2015 Ebrahim Afshinnekoo
Class of 2016 Cassandra Price
Hi guys! My name is Cassy and I’m the sophomore rep for Queens College! I’m studying Psychology and Theatre, and I’m so excited to be on Scholars Council for the first time! Originally from Long Island, I am completely enamored by anything New York City has to offer, and I dream of one day performing on Broadway (or being a psychologist, both are so similar right?!) I’m also a member of the Macaulay Psychology Club and the Queens College iTones a cappella group. In my spare time I love to sing, write, read, and spend time with my family and friends. You can always reach me at email@example.com with any questions or concerns you may have about anything! Or even just to say hi!
Class of 2017 Joanna DeJesus
Hey guys! My name is Joanna and I am the freshman rep from Queens College. I am so excited to working with the Macaulay Scholar’s Council this year and look forward to helping out with tons of awesome events and activities for all of us to enjoy. I am hoping to be a Sociology major with a double minor in the Honors in Social Sciences and Urban Studies. My hope is to get into non-profits working primarily with at-risk high school students and possibly to start my own non-profit. I am also a member of the Queens College planning committee and a volunteer for Let’s Get Ready. I am super passionate about diversity and am hoping to get involved in the Supporting Excellence Diversity Initiative. I love to hang out with friends, watch tv, and eat tons food, preferably all at the same time. If you have any questions or just want to get in touch with me, please feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Enjoy your Spring semester!!