Ambassadors

Name: Jacob Asgain
Hometown: Smithville, MO, but Portland, Oregon if we’re being technical…
Major: Civil Engineering
Year: Senior
Clubs: ASCE, Tau Beta Pi, Chi Epsilon
Favorite class: Construction Management
Favorite place to study: The conference/study rooms by the CME faculty offices
Why you chose UMKC: UMKC is close to home, not expensive, and it has a great Civil Engineering program.

 

Name: Terry Bondy
Hometown: Calgary, AB, Canada
Major: Civil Engineering
Year: Senior
Clubs: SCE Student Council, Tau Beta Pi
Favorite class: CE 321: Structural Analysis
Favorite place to study: Miller Nichols Library on the 4th floor
Why you chose UMKC: Lots of scholarships were available for students

 

 

Name: Katrina Flynn
Hometown: Papillion, NE
Major: Information Technology
Year: Senior
Clubs: Student Government Board for Dining Sevices, UMKC Grievance Committee, Student Staff at UMKC Welcome Center
Favorite class: IT 350 – Object Oriented Programming
Favorite place to study: Miller Nichols Library
Why you chose UMKC: I wanted to move to a bigger city.

 

 

Name: Tiara Gibson
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Year: Junior
Clubs: Campus Ambassador, Sorority UFE, SI Leader, SGA, NSBE
Favorite class: Any math class
Favorite place to study: Ground floor of the library behind the book shelves
Why you chose UMKC: Love the diversity on campus and the city life.

 

Name: Kacey Henik
Hometown: Independence, MO
Major: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Year: Senior
Clubs: SWE, Alpha Sigma Alpha, Mortar Board
Favorite class: Embedded Systems
Favorite place to study: Computer labs or my apartment
Why you chose UMKC: For the ECE program, few schools offer this program

 

 

Name: Alexander Mammele
Hometown: Joplin, MO
Major: Computer Science
Year: Senior
Clubs: Math Club, UMKC Gamer Roos
Favorite class: Physics I and Physics II
Favorite place to study: Miller Nichols Library
Why you chose UMKC: UMKC is close to home and there are many job opportunities here.

 

 

Name: Mazen Mansour
Hometown: Alexandria, Egypt
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Year: Senior
Clubs: Pi Tau Sigma, Research Assistant, Thermodynamics T.A., Math Tutor
Favorite class: Thermodynamics
Favorite place to study: Miller Nichols Library, 4th floor
Why you chose UMKC: I love Kansas City, UMKC’s class sizes. There are also lots of industries in Kansas City

 

Name: Fatima Mohamed
Hometown: Mombaja, Kenya
Major: Computer Science
Year: Junior
Clubs: African Student Cultural Organization, Muslim Student Association
Favorite class: Biology
Favorite place to study: Miller Nichols Library
Why you chose UMKC: Proximity to home, and the job opportunities

 

Chelsea Pfaffly

Name: Chelsea Plaffly
Hometown: Pleasant Valley, MO
Major: Civil Engineering
Year: Junior
Clubs: SWE, Undergrad Research
Favorite class: Strength of Materials
Favorite place to study: Study rooms by the CME faculty offices
Why you chose UMKC: The opportunities and small class sizes

 

 

haya

Name: Haya Qureini
Hometown: Lee’s Summit, MO
Major: Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science
Year: Senior
Clubs: SCE Student Council, IEEE, SWE, Baja Racing Team, and Muslim Student Association
Favorite class: Electromagnetics
Favorite place to study: Either of my two personal offices.
Why you chose UMKC: I love the diversity of UMKC, the close proximity to home.

 

Name: Kyle Rainey
Hometown: Columbia, MO
Major: Information Technology
Year: Senior
Clubs: N/A
Favorite class: IT 222 – Multimedia Design
Favorite place to study: My apartment or the UMKC Library
Why you chose UMKC: Smaller class sizes

 

 

maxName: Max Schoettger
Hometown: Kansas City, MO
Major: Information Technology, Business
Year: Senior
Clubs: N/A
Favorite class: IT 222 – Multimedia Design
Favorite place to study: Miller Nichols Library, 2nd floor
Why you chose UMKC: Kansas City is my home city, plus UMKC was close and there are job opportunities with tech companies.