Meet the 2018 Student Ambassadors!

 

Mia Borchlewicz

  • Hometown: Fayetteville, NC
  • Favorite thing about being a CS major: My favorite thing about being a CS major is how it enables me to be a flexible builder. Every time I walk into lecture, a workshop, or even a conversation regarding CS, I discover a new way to think about solutions and problems. The learning never stops and so my ability to create does not either.
  • Hobbies: Reading books with film adaptations, graphic design, and collecting postcards!

Hannah Cao

  • Hometown: Shanghai, China
  • Favorite thing about being a CS major: The ability to explore multiple sub fields of computer science (e.g. data science, machine learning, web development) and not being confined to one particular track.
  • Hobbies: Art (Sketching in particular)

Tsion Coulter

  • Hometown: Holly Springs, NC
  • Favorite thing about being a CS major: I love having the freedom and ability to combine my interests outside of CS with my major to make it unique to me.
  • Hobbies: Outside of CS, I am involved in the African organization on campus called O.A.S.I.S. Its mission is spreading awareness of the beauty of African culture and serving as a resource for the UNC-Chapel Hill campus and surrounding communities. I am also currently volunteering once a week with Technology Without Boarders at the Emily K Center in Durham. Along with my fellow computer science majors, exposing students ages 9-11 to coding and the impact it can have on their future.

Ross DiBetta

  • Hometown: Mount Sinai, NY
  • Favorite thing about being a CS major: The amazing people that you’ll meet/ learn from/ build lasting relationships with and the pure practicality and immediate application of everything you learn, whether inside or outside the classroom.
  • Hobbies: The going to beach, UNC Athletics (Go Heels!), FIFA, a good brain teaser, exploring my new home state of North Carolina and anything that involves sushi.

Shannon Goad

  • Hometown: Grapevine, TX
  • Favorite thing about being a CS major: The challenge of finding creative solutions to problems.
  • Hobbies: Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity, Blank Canvas Dance Company, yoga, reading

Cami Manjarres

  • Hometown: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • Favorite thing about being a CS major: My favorite thing about studying CS is always being assigned new challenges and the accomplishment you feel when you solve them!
  • Hobbies: Music, dance, graphic design, being with friends!

Tiara Mathur

  • Hometown: Morrisville, NC
  • Favorite thing about being a CS major: The concepts we learn is so applicable and not only useful for writing all kinds of programs but can be used to solve real life problems as well.
  • Hobbies: Art, games

Omsai Meka

  • Hometown: Winston-Salem, NC
  • Favorite thing about being a CS major: Coding
  • Hobbies: Tennis, Racquetball, Reading, Netflix

Nick Perisich

  • Hometown: Raleigh, NC
  • Favorite thing about being a CS major: The constant problem solving that challenges me to think outside the box.
  • Hobbies: Learning German, Strategy Games, Backpacking, and Conservation

Brennan Proudfoot

  • Hometown: Raleigh, NC
  • Favorite thing about being a CS major: Computer Science allows me to get paid doing something that I love (solving difficult, interesting problems) while providing a nice intersection of math, science, technology, and creativity. I also love how fast moving the field is as this provides excellent research opportunities for those in academia and ensures that those in industry are always learning.
  • Hobbies: Soccer, Hiking, Climbing, Music Festivals/Concerts, Fifa, Film, TV

Austin Robichaud

  • Hometown: Reading, MA
  • Favorite thing about being a CS major: Learning to build and shape the world around me.
  • Hobbies: Reading, MA Basketball, Software Design, Scuba Diving, Meditation, Portrait Photography, Fashion

Josh Shrestha

  • Hometown: Durham, NC
  • Favorite thing about being a CS major: Meeting new people and collaborating on assignments.
  • Hobbies: Going to the gym, watching movies, rap, playing sports, eating good food

 

Anna Truelove

  • Hometown: Fuquay-Varina, NC
  • Favorite thing about being a CS major: My favorite thing about majoring in Computer Science is that I’m not limited to a certain way of thinking, I can be creative in how I solve problems and create programs.
  • Hobbies: Linguistics, traveling, going to concerts

Azeem Uraizee

  • Hometown: Charlotte, NC
  • Favorite thing about being a CS major: Getting to learn about the technology around me and how it works.
  • Hobbies: Basketball, Video games

Karley Wheeler

  • Hometown: Mint Hill, NC
  • Favorite thing about being a CS major: I enjoy finding new ways to use technology to improve our lives.
  • Hobbies: Crocheting, Playing trumpet in the marching band