Ambassadors

Name: Kyrene Geroche
Hometown: Kansas City, MO
Major: Electrical and Computing Engineering
Year: Junior
Clubs: SWE, Junior Recruiters
Favorite class: Circuit Theory I
Favorite place to study: Flarsheim Hall 3rd Floor Atrium
Why you chose UMKC: Location and community

 

 

Name: Natalie Jenkins
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Major: Information Technology
Year: Junior
Clubs: STUCO, SWE, ACM
Favorite class: Computer Organization and Architecture
Favorite place to study: My room
Why you chose UMKC: Great value and location

 

 

Name: Molly Gilstrap
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Major: Computer Science
Year: Sophomore
Clubs: SWE, Honors Diversity & Inclusion Advocates
Favorite class: Problem Solving and Programming II and Spanish
Favorite place to study: In my room or at the library
Why you chose UMKC: Location, affordability, and all of the nice people I met on campus!

 

 

Name: Tyler Altenthal
Hometown: Kirkwood, MO
Major: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Year: Junior
Clubs: Sigma Alpha Epsilon, ASME, IEEE
Favorite class: Applied Engineering Analysis II
Favorite place to study: My room
Why you chose UMKC: Location and post college opportunities

 

 

Name: Darius Williams
Hometown: Grandview, MO
Major: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Year: Junior
Clubs: NSBE and NSPE
Favorite class: Engineering Graphics
Favorite place to study: Miller Nichols Library
Why you chose UMKC: To find an opportunity to network with engineers in Kansas City and because this is a diverse campus with a good engineering program.

 

 

Name: Felipe De Avila Braga
Hometown: Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Major: Civil Engineering
Year: Sophomore
Clubs: FCA, ACI, and Enactus
Favorite class: Concrete classes
Favorite place to study: Ground floor of the library
Why you chose UMKC: It’s a university with a good civil engineering program and a lot of diversity.

 

 

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: Mary Okafor
Hometown: Abiriba, Abia State, Nigeria
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Year: Junior
Clubs: National Society of Black Engineers, African Student Cultural Organization, and Society of Women Engineers
Favorite class: Any math class
Favorite place to study: Library
Why you chose UMKC: I liked the classes offered, the class sizes, and the diversity.