Transfer Student Ambassadors

The 2017 Transfer Student Ambassadors (TSA)

The Transfer Student Ambassadors assist incoming transfer students, as well as their parents and guests, during Orientation and Transfer Welcome Days.  Meet your 2017 Transfer Ambassador Team!

Lindsey Freitag

­­­­Name: Lindsey Freitag
Major: Graphic Design
Hometown: Albert Lea, MN
Transfer from: Morningside College
Advice: Join something. Anything. My experience at the U took a complete 180 once I joined a student group. I have more friends, feel more involved, and am overall so much more happy!
Talk/Connect with me about: Phi Mu Fraternity

Zoey Doto

Name: Zoey Doto
Major: Biology
Hometown: St. Cloud, MN
Transfer from: University of Minnesota - Duluth
Advice: Get involved on campus! Going to clubs that you are interested in is a quick way to meet new people and make friends!
Talk/Connect with me about: Philippine Student Association

Hannah Corbett

Name: Hannah Corbett
Major: Psychology
Hometown: Milwaukee, WI
Transfer from: Marquette University
Advice: My best advice is never stop putting yourself out there and take advantage of the wide variety of opportunities this university offers.
Talk/Connect with me about: Greek Life, Psychology Club, Psi Chi Psychology Honors Society, Student Veteran's Services.

Peter Glanville

Name: Peter Glanville
Major: Communications Studies 
Hometown: Minneapolis, MN
Transfer from: University of Minnesota - Duluth
Advice: Use all of the resources the U provides for the students (academic advisors, career counseling, resume counseling, etc.).
Talk/Connect with me about: UMN Ski and Snowboard Club, UMN Hook Club, Green Activist Collective, Intramural sports, and UMN Campus Singers.

Julia Post

Name: Julia Post
Major: Animal Science & Physiology
Hometown: Inver Grove Heights, MN
Transfer from: Animal Science and Physiology
Advice: Use the resources you have available to you and don't be afraid to put yourself out there!
Talk/Connect with me about: Pre-Vet Club

Sam Eckstrom

Name: Sam Eckstrom
Major: Physics 
Hometown: Burnsville, MN
Transfer from: University of North Dakota
Advice: Try to get out of your comfort zone when it comes to exploring activities on and off campus. Getting involved at the U has given me a greater sense of community and love for the school that I am attending.
Talk/Connect with me about: Research, intramural sports.

Tyler Piantek

Name: Tyler Piantek
Major: Human Resource Development 
Hometown: Duluth, MN
Transfer from: College of St. Scholastica 
Advice: Use the big campus and all the clubs to meet new people. Have fun! 
Talk/Connect with me about: Alpha Chi Omega, intramural volleyball.

Jiwon Na

Name: Jiwon Na
Major: Physiology 
Hometown: Jeonju, South Korea
Transfer from: University of Tennessee
Advice: Being a transfer student may be intimidating. The U provides abundant resources and opportunities. Take advantage and strive!
Talk/Connect with me about: Community Advisor positions, intramural teams.

Juan Rujana

Name: Juan Rujana
Major: Product Design
Hometown: Caracas, Venezuela
Transfer from: University of Minnesota-Duluth
Advice: Join the student clubs that fit you, it is the best way to constantly meet a lot of new people!
Talk/Connect with me about: LISA (Latino International Student Association), Product Design Minnesota

Alex Dang

Name: Alex Dang
Major: Business Marketing Education
Hometown: Brooklyn Park, MN
Transfer from: North Hennepin Community College 
Advice: Always remember to take the chance to step outside your comfort zone! It will help you open up to the community on campus and you will learn new and great things about yourself! The U of M campus is full of many great things to explore and be a part of, take the risk!
Talk/Connect with me about: Asian Business and Economics Student Association

Karim Nabhan

Name: Karim Nabhan
Major: Journalism 
Hometown: Farmington, MN
Transfer from: St. Cloud State
Advice: Get involved! There are many different clubs, organizations, and groups on campus you can join. You are bound to find at least one that fits your interests!
Talk/Connect with me about: MN Daily, Intramural's.