Minerva House: Messa
Class Year: 2016
Hometown: Westchester, NY
Major/Minor: History/Biology ID Major
Career Interest: Medical Doctor
Activities: I play guitar and piano, am a member of the Pre-Health Society as well as the Biology Club.
Personal: I love music (mainly rock n' roll), am an avid hockey fan, and enjoy studying World War II.
Tip for Success: "Success is a journey, not a destination" - Arthur Ashe
Minerva House: Breazzano
Class Year: 2014
Hometown: New London, NH
Career Interests: Medical School or Graduate School for research in Biochemistry
Activities: Captain of Varsity Crew Team, Executive Board of Safe Space, Student Representative of Title IV Committee, Golub House Coordinator, Academic Note taker, and active in various outdoor and pre-health clubs on campus
Personal: Term abroad in Sicily, Spring 2013; Participated in the mini-term to Buenos Aires, Argentina during Winter, 2011. Loves hiking, camping and living in the great outdoors.
Tip for Success: "The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will." -Vincent T. Lombardi
Minerva House: Wold
Class Year: 2015
Hometown: Schenectady, NY
Major/Minor: Neuroscience Major, History Minor
Career Interests: Neurobiology research
Activities: I am a news editor for the Concordiensis, Philanthropy Chair of DKE, mentor in the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization, and a student rep. for the Admissions Liaison Committee
Tips for success: "In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure." -Bill Cosby
Minerva House: Green
Hometown: Guilderland, NY
Major/Minor: Mechanical Engineering major, Environmental Science and Policy minor
Career Interests: Engineering industry with a focus on renewable energy.
Activities: Currently, I am a Minerva Council Co-Chair, a Union College Tour Guide, and a member of the Scholar's Steering Committee.
Personal: I love spending time outside when the weather is nice, and volunteering in the local community! I also studied abroad in Athens, Greece fall of my junior year.
Tips for Success: If you have a plan, you can achieve anything.
Minerva House: Golub
Class year: 2014
Home: Long Island, New York
Major/Minor: Neuroscience Major; Math and English minors
Career Interests: I aspire to become an M.D. and heal those in need.
Activities: I am one of the Concordiensis Opinions Editors, President of the Scholars Steering Committee, and a member of UCEMS, the Pre-Health Society, ADL and Colleges Against Cancer.
Tip for Success: “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, it’s not going to get better. It’s not.” – Dr. Seuss
Minerva House: Beuth
Class Year: 2016
Hometown: Avon, CT
Major: Double Major in Political Science and Economics
Career Interests: Academia, hopefully a PhD in Political Science
Activities: Men's Crew, Admissions Tour Guide
Personal: I love basketball, ultimate, and TV, specifically Lost, Mad Men, and Breaking Bad.
Tips for Success: "Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind." -Dr. Seuss
Minerva House: Sorum
Class year: 2014
Hometown: Wethersfield, CT
Major/Minor: Sociology and Psychology Interdepartmental Major with a German minor
Career Interests: I’m hoping to become a Social Worker after graduating from Union
Activities: Women’s Crew Team, Minerva Council
Personal: Studied abroad, Spring 2012, in Germany
Tip for Success: “Whatever you are be a good one” –Abraham Lincoln