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2022-2023 Brock Ambassadors

Meet our Brock Ambassadors!

Learn more about where they’re from, their program of study, future plans, and more.

Abbey

Abbey

Pronouns: She/Her

Hometown: Oakville, ON

Program: Concurrent Education – Intermediate/Senior (Teachables in Mathematics and Physical Education)

Plan for life after Brock: I hope to become a high school math teacher!.

Extracurriculars at Brock: Throughout my time at Brock, I have been involved in a variety of different extracurriculars. I am a member, teacher, and Co-President of Brock Dance, and have been involved with volleyball intramurals and the Concurrent Education Student Association. I have also worked as a Peer Mentor in Student Life, and was a Teaching Assistant for a course in the Mathematics Department.

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: The Grape Stomp

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Don’t be afraid to put yourself out there. You never know who you will meet with just a simple “hi”, and you are not the only one who is looking to make friends in the Brock community.

My favourite thing about Niagara is… The amazing scenery! Brock is surrounded by so much nature on the Escarpment, not to mention the Niagara Gorge and Niagara Falls just a few minutes away.

Alex

Alex

Pronouns: He/Him

Hometown: Tavistock, ON

Program: Major in Applied Health, Minor in Management

Plan for life after Brock: Not sure yet, I’m just taking it one step at a time!.

Extracurriculars at Brock: I sit on the Brock University Student Union (BUSU) Board of Directors, over the summer I was working for Smart Start, and in previous years I was involved in varsity athletics!

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: I mean probably graduate, but aside from that I would like to explore the tunnels at Brock

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Don’t be scared to push your limits and step out of your comfort zone, you will be surprised what you can accomplish!

My favourite thing about Niagara is… Brock University!!!

Amaka

Amaka

Pronouns: She/Her

Hometown: Mississauga, Ontario

Program: Concurrent Education – Intermediate / Senior (Teachables in English and History)

Plan for life after Brock: Teach at my hometown school board and return to Brock for my Masters of Education..

Extracurriculars at Brock: Smart Start, Learning Services tutor, Concurrent Education Students’ Association (CESA), English Students Association (ESA)

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: Be Boomer the Badger

Advice I would give my 1st year self: It is okay to feel challenged by new opportunities & experiences – that is the only way to grow!

My favourite thing about Niagara is… The Write Bookstore on St. Paul street

Amanda

Amanda

Pronouns: She/Her

Hometown: Markham, Ontario

Program: Sport Management

Plan for life after Brock: To travel and hopefully land a job with MLSE and work with the Toronto Raptors Game Day Team..

Extracurriculars at Brock: Game Day Team for Brock Sports, Brock Women’s Basketball Team Manager, Sport Management Lead for Brock’s Mentorship Program, Special Olympics Lead for Brock’s Motionball Team

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: Jump off the Tower in the pool

Advice I would give my 1st year self: You never know until you try! If you’re scared to talk to your professor or someone new in a lecture, just starting with a smile and a ‘Hello’ can go along way!

My favourite thing about Niagara is… The community feel! There is always something to do, whether it is at Brock or around the Niagara Region. Also, how close we are to the Falls!

Ariel

Ariel

Pronouns: She/Her

Hometown: Myanmar (Burma)

Program: Nursing

Plan for life after Brock: I plan to take the provincial license exam to become a Registered Nurse. I’m interested in working in a private clinic specializing in dermatology or cosmetics!.

Extracurriculars at Brock: I volunteer for the Canadian Blood Services by recruiting donors for the clinic in downtown St. Catharines. This year, I’ll be the secretary for the executive team. I also participated in various events hosted by the International Centre.

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: The Grape Stomp!

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Ask questions. People are more willing to help than you would think.

My favourite thing about Niagara is… The location! We’re close to the Niagara Falls and only a drive away from cities to explore like Hamilton and Toronto.

Chantal

Chantal

Pronouns: She/Her

Hometown: Oakville, ON

Program: Sport Management

Plan for life after Brock: Living life to the fullest in downtown Toronto, being a boss lady working for the Toronto Raptors and spending time with family and friends!.

Extracurriculars at Brock: Brock Sport Management Council, Brock Sport Business Association, Brock Catholic Students Association

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: Attend Grape Stomp!!

Advice I would give my 1st year self: It’s okay to not have the answers to everything! This is a new space and you may not know where your classes are or what textbooks you need, but that’s why there are resources to help! There are so many incredible supports at Brock, including Brock Ambassadors, that are here to answer questions and help your transition into university.

My favourite thing about Niagara is… The nature! As someone who spends most of her time in the city, I love the greenery and going on runs near the lake in my student neighbourhood!

Chloe

Chloe

Pronouns: She/Her

Hometown: Welland

Program: Bachelor of Arts in Music with a Concentration in Music Education and a Minor in French studies

Plan for life after Brock: I hope to become a music and French teacher!.

Extracurriculars at Brock: Brock wind ensemble and choirs, student representative for the music program, MIW ambassador, and previous smart start team assistant.

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: The grape stomp!

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Try and not worry too much! Everything will work out.

My favourite thing about Niagara is… All the trails around! Niagara is so beautiful and there is so much to explore!

Emma

Emma

Pronouns: She/Her

Hometown: Melbourne, Australia

Program: Speech and Language Sciences

Plan for life after Brock: After Brock, I’m planning to get my master’s degree to become a Speech-Language Pathologist. .

Extracurriculars at Brock: At Brock, I’ve been a Smart Start Team Assistant, a Peer Mentor within the Engagement Communities to guide first-years starting their new chapter at university, and have worked at the AskMe Booths to assist with the return to campus.

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: To create a handshake with Boomer the Badger

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Get involved in different types of clubs and attend workshops throughout the year

My favourite thing about Niagara is… Going to the local boardwalk and looking over Lake Gibson!

Harman

Harman

Pronouns: She/Her

Hometown: Brantford, Ontario

Program: Concurrent Education- I/S- French and Math

Plan for life after Brock: After Brock, I plan to become a high school teacher and teach French and math to students in Ontario..

Extracurriculars at Brock: Last year, I participated in the French club and the Model United Nations club, worked part-time at the on-campus, joined a sorority for a bit, played in volleyball, basketball, and badminton intramurals, and volunteered for the Brock Call Campaign! This year, I’m still doing most of it but instead of Subway, I’m working as a Brock Ambassador and a communications coordinator for BUSU.

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: Become a pro at navigating the Mackenzie Chown Complex

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Time management! It’s important to prioritize, set goals, and create plans to avoid procrastination.

My favourite thing about Niagara is… I love that Niagara is a student friendly city. It’s easy to find student deals, public transportation, and anything I need is nearby.

Karoline

Karoline

Pronouns: She/Her

Hometown: Hamilton

Program: Child Health

Plan for life after Brock: Hopefully work in pediatrics and/or women’s health! .

Extracurriculars at Brock: Concurrent Education Student Association, Brock HOSA, Health Sciences Council, Brock Women in Medicine, Med Plus

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: Complete my CWC

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Your plan will change along the way and that’s okay!

My favourite thing about Niagara is… All of the nature (waterfalls, trails, wineries)

Kathryn

Kathryn

Pronouns: She/Her

Hometown: Hamilton, ON

Program: Business Administration Co-op – Concentration in Marketing

Plan for life after Brock: After I graduate I plan to travel for a few months and learn more about the world! I mainly hope to explore the European countries, but I also may travel slightly into Asia. When I return home, I hope to begin a job as either a Wedding Planner or a Marketing Consultant. .

Extracurriculars at Brock: Business Students Association, Leaders at Brock and participation in a variety of intramural sports such as volleyball, badminton and soccer.

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: Attend the Steel Blade Classic or Paint the Meridian Red!

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Take more risks and join/participate in as many events and opportunities you can on campus! Your time as a Brock student will fly by, make sure to get the most out of every moment.

My favourite thing about Niagara is… The natural spaces including the Niagara Escarpment! I love being outdoors, hiking and experiencing nature, Niagara has a vast amount of trails, wonders and landscapes to explore!

Kiren

Kiren

Pronouns: She/Her

Hometown: Brampton

Program: English Language and Literature

Plan for life after Brock: I’m planning on going to law school, hopefully in the United States..

Extracurriculars at Brock: I’m apart of many clubs like the Brock Punjabi Students’ Association and the French Club. I also work outside of school.

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: Participate in as many events as I can throughout my time here.

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Don’t stress about anything really. You will make friends everywhere you go and everyone is very nice and helpful all the time, and professors are also very kind and understanding.

My favourite thing about Niagara is… My favourite thing about Niagara is… to be honest, The Falls. There have been times where I’m stressed or anxious and I just go on a drive to The Falls and it’s a great stress reliever.

Lauren

Lauren

Pronouns: She/Her

Hometown: Burlington, Ontario

Program: Concurrent Education – Intermediate/Senior (Teachables in Mathematics and Physics)

Plan for life after Brock: My plan is to become a high school teacher and hopefully get to teach a wide range of subjects. I also hope to travel as much as I can once I graduate! .

Extracurriculars at Brock: I was a part of the Residence Action Council in my first year and was a Residence Tour Attendant showing my residence room on campus tours. I have been a participant in many intramural sports throughout my undergrad as well. This is my third year as a Brock Ambassador giving campus tours and working in other recruitment initiatives.

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: Going to Alphie’s Trough

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Socialize lots, get involved, and don’t be afraid to talk to your professors and teaching assistants.

My favourite thing about Niagara is… The Niagara Glen trail. It’s a beautiful spot to hike with friends!

Lindsay

Lindsay

Pronouns: She/Her

Hometown: Hamilton, Ontario

Program: Sociology and Labour Studies with a Minor in Canadian Politics

Plan for life after Brock: I am currently applying to the Master in Library and Information Science program at Western. Wish me luck! .

Extracurriculars at Brock: Some clubs I am on include the Brock Leaders Citizenship Society (BLCS), and the Sociology/Criminology Students Association (SCSA). I also work as a Student Library Assistant at the James A. Gibson Library at Brock!

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: Attend the annual Grape Stomp

Advice I would give my 1st year self: University can get overwhelming with assignments, classes, and extracurriculars. Remember to take time for yourself doing things you like!

My favourite thing about Niagara is… Visiting Niagara-On-The-Lake! Specifically, seeing plays and shows at the Shaw Festival and hiking at the Niagara Gorge.

madelyn

Madelyn

Pronouns: She/Her

Hometown: Keswick, ON

Program: Sport Management

Plan for life after Brock: Work for a sport organization and continue learning about the business of sport! .

Extracurriculars at Brock: Brock Sport Management Council, Brock Leaders Citizenship Society, Central Equipment Room, Brock Ambassador

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: Do an exchange through Brock International in 4th year!

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Utilize all of your resources and ask for help!

My favourite thing about Niagara is… The outdoor space and Beechwood Donuts!

Marianne

Marianne

Pronouns: She/Her

Hometown: St. Catharines

Program: Bachelor of Arts in Dramatic Arts with a Concentration In Production and Design & Minor In Women and Gender Studies

Plan for life after Brock: I want to do a lot of things after my time with Brock University, but I know that one of my artist goals is to one day go back home to my birth place, Laos, and teach the art of theatre, especially how the behind the scenes works. As an immigrant, I am happy that I was able to find a wonderful home here, but I will never forget where I come from and other Laotians who will really benefit from the knowledge that I obtained. I want to make sure that through theatre, the next generation will always be able to create and preserve our culture making it more fun and educational for everyone to see..

Extracurriculars at Brock: I am currently on both our DART Prom Committee as their Treasurer and the Rise and Shine Drama Festival, as a Stage Manager. I am very excited to bring both of those wonderful events to life for our MIW community to see and be apart of.

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: My #1 item on my BrockU Bucket List is to just learn about and share apart of my culture and who I am with everyone. Cultural exchange is a beautiful thing when done right.

Advice I would give my 1st year self: My one biggest advice that I would give to my 1st year self is to continue to always be patient with myself and others around me, especially during trying times with COVID-19, everyone is trying our best.

My favourite thing about Niagara is… My favourite thing about Niagara has to be Niagara Falls. When I first came to Canada, I was told that you are not really in Canada if you have not seen The Falls yet. I am so glad that I got to see it in person and I would go there anytime if I can.

Marium

Marium

Pronouns: She/Her

Hometown: Chittagong, Bangladesh

Program: Computer Science and Minor in Business

Plan for life after Brock: I hope to work with the data security team at a tech company and get a masters degree later on. .

Extracurriculars at Brock: I have worked with the Brock University Students’ Union’s Election Team as the Deputy Returning Officer and as a Tutor with Learning Services. I am also volunteering as a Note Taker with the Student Accessibility Services. Additionally, I also volunteered during Badgerfest.

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: To complete my Campus Wide Co-curriculum (CWC)!

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Get involved in all the various opportunites (clubs, on-campus jobs, volunteer, sports and many more) Brock has to offer.

My favourite thing about Niagara is… the green spaces and Clifton Hill!

Milica

Milica

Pronouns: She/Her

Hometown: Niagara Falls, ON

Program: Psychology – Research Stream

Plan for life after Brock: I really want to pursue a master’s degree in clinical or counselling psychology and travel everywhere and anywhere!.

Extracurriculars at Brock: I am a member of the Psychology Society and Golden Key Society, the Social Media Coordinator turned Treasurer for the Active Mental Health Initiative and I wrote for the the student-run Brock Health Magazine.

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: I’ve never done the Grape Stomp, but I’ve heard how much fun it is so I definitely want to do it this year!

Advice I would give my 1st year self: I would tell my first-year self that it’s okay to want to switch programs and that not everyone’s path is super defined or perfectly laid out, so it’s okay to have a few bumps (or many) along the way.

My favourite thing about Niagara is… The Niagara Gorge! It’s a beautiful place to hike and explore and it’s close to the gorgeous botanical gardens that are right down the Niagara Parkway.

Molly

Molly

Pronouns: She/Her

Hometown: St.Catharines

Program: Bachelor of Science – Neuroscience

Plan for life after Brock: I aspire to pursue a Master of Cognitive Psychology, become a Psychologist, and open my own clinic.

Extracurriculars at Brock: During my first year at Brock, I joined the Music & Memory club and will become the Treasurer/Secretary of the club this upcoming year! I have also volunteered for and run several fundraisers/events on behalf of Extendicare through Brock.

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: To take a music therapy class at the Marilyn I. Walker facility downtown.

My favourite thing about Niagara is… My favourite thing to do in Niagara is hangout in downtown St. Catharines… I enjoy watching movies (and concerts) at the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, drinking coffee at local cafes, and checking out all of the unique shops!

Nabiha

Nabiha

Pronouns: She/Her

Hometown: St.Catharines

Program: Political Science with a Concentration in Public law

Plan for life after Brock: I have always had an interest in attending law school, and focus on labour employment law, and then see where that takes me. .

Extracurriculars at Brock: I’m part of the Brock Model United Nations debate team and Chess Club.

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: Really looking forward to attending The Grape Stomp

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Not to panic! Do yoga or some breathing exercises before some classes. Start assignments early, keep a very detailed to-do list, fix your sleep schedule, invest in a good emotional support water bottle and make time to exercise in your schedule.

My favourite thing about Niagara is… The hiking trails.

Paolo

Paolo

Pronouns: He/Him

Hometown: Hamilton, Ontario

Program: Dramatic Arts

Plan for life after Brock: My plan is to either move out to Los Angeles or Toronto to pursue my acting career as well as getting more experience behind the scenes. .

Extracurriculars at Brock: N/A

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: Win more prizes with BUSU!

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Don’t be afraid to apply to new things at Brock. Shoot your shot! Who knows where it will take you.

My favourite thing about Niagara is… Pride Niagara! The LGBTQIA+ community in Niagara is quite accepting and have a lot of events throughout the year. It’s a great way to meet new people, make life long friends and get involved within the community.

Rachel

Rachel

Pronouns: She/Her

Hometown: Richmond Hill, ON

Program: Concurrent Education- Junior/Intermediate (French Teachable) and a Minor in Educational Studies and Psychology

Plan for life after Brock: After graduating from Brock, I want to be an elementary/middle school teacher or a Core French teacher for those grades..

Extracurriculars at Brock: I am the Social Media and Advocacy Coordinator for Brock Champions of Change Club and the Meeting Coordinator for the Brock French Club!

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: Join an intramural sports team!

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Remember that everyone is in the same boat as you! Everyone is trying to make new friends, find their way around campus, and adjust to life at Brock, so you will always find people to meet and talk to who have the same questions, worries, and goals as you!

My favourite thing about Niagara is… Niagara Falls and Clifton Hill! It is always a great place to visit with your friends and you will always find something to do!

Sabrina

Sabrina

Pronouns: She/Her

Hometown: Mississauga/Crystal Beach

Program: Concurrent Education – Intermediate/Senior (Teachables in English & Geography)

Plan for life after Brock: Teach high school, and be a cheer coach and a mom! .

Extracurriculars at Brock: Brock Cheer & Campus Ministry

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: Graduate!

Advice I would give my 1st year self: You don’t grow where you’re comfortable. There are so many opportunities to get involved at Brock, make the most of your time by going to as many events as possible (Experience BU is the place to go to find events).

My favourite thing about Niagara is… The nature trails!

Sally

Sally

Pronouns: She/Her

Hometown: Mississauga, ON

Program: Concurrent Education Junior/Intermediate

Plan for life after Brock: After I complete my degrees at Brock, I hope to complete a Master of Education and become a French teacher

Extracurriculars at Brock: I have been a member of the Cheerleading team, the Brock Leaders Citizenship Society (BLCS), the French Club, I volunteer with the LDANR and I have been working towards completing the Campus Wide Co-Curriculum.

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: The Grape Stomp

Advice I would give my 1st year self: University isn’t as daunting as one might think and to utilize the amazing resources that Brock has to offer. There are lots of resources that are available to students that allows for a smooth transition from high school to university. I would also say to reach out to professors or Teaching Assistants and attend their office hours. They aren’t as scary as you might think, and they are very helpful and want you to succeed.

My favourite thing about Niagara is… I love exploring the region with my friends and seeing all the beautiful and fun things that the Niagara region has to offer.

Sarah B

Sarah B

Pronouns: She/Her

Hometown: Georgetown, ON

Program: Medical Science

Plan for life after Brock: Either pursuing a masters in genetic counselling, or applying to physicians assistant school! .

Extracurriculars at Brock: Besides being an Ambassador I am also a Lab Volunteer for the Systems Anatomy courses! I help set up the dry lab and our wet lab which houses cadaveric specimens, while assisting in teaching anatomy concepts to students.

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: The Grape Stomp!

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Everything will work out the way it is supposed to! As long as you are doing the best you can, that’s all that matters!

My favourite thing about Niagara is… All the hiking trails and Beechwood Doughnuts!

Sarah E

Sarah E

Pronouns: She/Her

Hometown: Waterloo, ON

Program: Concurrent Education – Primary/ Junior

Plan for life after Brock: My goal is to become an elementary teacher and teach kindergarten. I also plan on spending a few years teaching abroad!.

Extracurriculars at Brock: I have been a member of the Brock Dance club for three years and have enjoyed getting active in intramurals, playing Women’s Doubles Badminton and Co-ed Dodgeball. I was also a Building Advocate for Earp Residence in my first year. This is my third year as a Brock Ambassador and in previous years I also worked Brock’s Recruitment Call Campaign. I love to attend various arts, athletics and academic-based events as well!

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: Jump off the high diving board in the pool!

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Don’t be afraid to jump in right away! Getting involved with clubs and other events on campus is a great way to make friends and I wish I would have become a member of some clubs sooner.

My favourite thing about Niagara is… Being so close to Clifton Hill, the Niagara Outlets and Niagara-on-the-Lake! From walking by the falls, to shopping, and eating COWS ice cream, there is always something to do in Niagara!

Shree

Shreedhara

Pronouns: He/Him

Hometown: Bradford West Gwillimbury, ON

Program: Accounting Co op

Plan for life after Brock: Hopefully, get a job as a Chartered Professional Accountant and settle before the robots take over.

Extracurriculars at Brock: Smart Start Team Assistant, Intramural Basketball

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: Get into the service tunnels under the campus

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Get involved in clubs, academics is only one side of the coin of your university experience.

My favourite thing about Niagara is… The nature, there’s so much greenery and trails!

Tricia

Tricia

Pronouns: She/Her

Hometown: Oakville

Program: Concurrent Education – Junior/ Intermediate

Plan for life after Brock: Currently exploring different Master of Education options. I would also love to teach abroad at some point!.

Extracurriculars at Brock: Varsity Cheer

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: Bruce Trail

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Try everything! Campus has so many wonderful opportunities, you never know what you will like or who you will meet.

My favourite thing about Niagara is… All the green space around. Go on an adventure, explore the area.

Vani

Vani

Pronouns: She/Her

Hometown: Welland, ON

Program: Combined Master of Business Administration/Master of Public Health

Plan for life after Brock: I hope to pursue a career in healthcare quality improvement or consulting!

Extracurriculars at Brock: Brock Leaders Citizenship Society, Med Plus, Golden Key International Honours Society, Rotaract, Institute for Healthcare Improvement.

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: Complete my Campus-Wide Co-Curriculum

My favourite thing about Niagara is… Grab some ice cream and head to Sunset Beach!

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