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Katie Hays '15

Hometown: East Haddam, Conn.

Major: Psychology

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What other activities are you involved in what do you do in your spare time?

Student Government Association, Campus Activities Board, volleyball. In my spare time I like to go shopping and hiking.

Favorite class and why?

This Class Will Bug You, because it took me out of my comfort zone and had me playing with bugs.  I never realized how relevant and significant they were in everyday life.

Favorite professor and why?

Professor Van Winter because we made a connection in and out of the classroom.

Favorite food in Coblentz?

Mac and cheese and soft -serve ice cream

Favorite Campus event and Why?

May Madness, specifically the hypnotist because he’s hilarious.

If you could summarize Hood College in one sentence what would you say?

Amazing opportunities.

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Tim Hulyk '15

Hometown: Milford, Mass.

Major: Chemistry

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What other activities are you involved in what do you do in your spare time?

I am involved in the Brotherhood, Student Government Executive Board and House Forum. I am an orientation assistant, and work at Homegoods.

Favorite class and why?

Badminton. It is a good stress release from the rigors of actual class.

Favorite professor and why?

My favorite professor is Dr. Bennett. He creates a relaxed environment in the classroom, and he knows how to communicate well with students.

Favorite food in Coblentz?

Wraps, chicken sandwiches, chicken nuggets, chicken parmesan

Favorite Campus event and Why?

Policies for Dollars. This event is a good way to get the first-year students involved in a friendly competition that helps them learn rules in the handbook.

If you could summarize Hood College in one sentence what would you say?

Hood College is a school that devotes itself to doing all they can to enhance all aspects of the college experience.

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Maya Jackson '15

Hometown: Baltimore

Major: Social Work

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What other activities are you involved in what do you do in your spare time?

I am the Black Student Union vice president, and play for the Hood College volleyball team, and track team. I work for the sports medicine office on campus and in my spare time love to work out.

Favorite class and why?

I am a social work major and I plan on working with the elderly in a retirement community post graduation in 2015. I am taking the Psychology of Death and that is by far my favorite course this semester. Through the course, I am learning and understanding how to deal with death, both mentally and physically. And I feel as those this course will prepare me for my future with the elderly population.

Favorite professor and why?

Professor Anthony Rizzo no longer teaches at Hood College. However, I took his Biology of Aging course in spring 2012 and I loved it! As a professor, he was so passionate about his material, and that was so admirable to me. His personal history was also so fascinating and I truly respect him as a professor.

Favorite food in Coblentz?

Coffee

Favorite Campus event and Why?

The BSU Halloween party because I like dressing up.

If you could summarize Hood College in one sentence what would you say?

My home away from home.

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Dan Jacobs '14

Hometown: Hillsborough, N.J.

Major: Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing

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What other activities are you involved in what do you do in your spare time?

Cross country, track, orientation assistant, SPURS, SAAC, lifeguard, hanging out with my friends.

Favorite class and why?

Management and marking classes. It is a field of study that I want to pursue.

Favorite professor and why?

Professor Van Winter. He has helped me with school related work and things beyond that.

Favorite food in Coblentz?

Gyros

Favorite Campus event and Why?

May Madness. Everyone comes together on the quad and enjoys the music and activities.

If you could summarize Hood College in one sentence what would you say?

Hood is a tight knit community.

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Eliza Jacobs '15

Hometown: Sharpleigh, Maine

Major: Environmental Science and Policy, Minoring in Political Science and Women's Studies

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What other activities are you involved in what do you do in your spare time?

I am president of Hood College Democrats. I enjoy attending Hood events on campus and sporting events.  I also have three jobs.

Favorite class and why?

My favorite class is my honors seminar, Identities of North Africa. I love being able to take classes outside my major once in a while. 

Favorite professor and why?

 

Favorite food in Coblentz?

Panini sandwiches

Favorite Campus event and Why?

May Madness! I love the outdoor festival because everyone is on the quad enjoying the long-awaited warm weather with tie dye, water slides, Rita’s and more!

If you could summarize Hood College in one sentence what would you say?

Hood College is a place where you can be anyone you want and do anything you can dream up!

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Katy Jacobs '16

Hometown: Hillsborough, NJ.

Major: Elementary/ Special Education

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What other activities are you involved in what do you do in your spare time?

Best Buddies

Favorite class and why?

Math, I understand it and my professor is great.

Favorite professor and why?

Professor Devilbiss because he makes math easy to understand and somehow fun.

Favorite food in Coblentz?

Chicken nuggets

Favorite campus event and why?

Sporting events, because it's really fun to go out and support Hood and have everyone come together to support the teams.

If you could summarize Hood College in one sentence what would you say?

Hood is a beautiful campus, and there are always so many fun things to do. I love it!  

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Theo Jenkins '15

Hometown: Lancaster, Pa.

Major: Management with a concentration in Accounting

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What other activities are you involved in what do you do in your spare time?

I ran cross country freshman year. I am in the Management Association and I was a summer and fall orientation assistant. In my spare time I like to run, play ultimate Frisbee, tennis, basketball and soccer. I have four Welsh Corgis that are the best dogs ever.

Favorite class and why?

Philosophy 112, Courage and Violence. I learned a lot from that class, the discussions were fun and I enjoyed most of the books we read.  

Favorite professor and why?

Professor Reichard is my favorite professor because she is very humorous and she makes her classes interesting, even when discussing boring topics.

Favorite food in Coblentz?

Mondays are wrap days, which are the best!

Favorite campus event and why?

Memorial Hall campus events, because they are great community builders and are fun!

If you could summarize Hood College in one sentence what would you say?

Hood College is a fun and diverse community that I love!

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Destani Jameson '16

Hometown: Edgewood, Md.

Major: Mathematics

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What other activities are you involved in what do you do in your spare time?

At Hood I'm involved heavily in house council, class council, as well as in the Black Student Union. In my free time I enjoy participating in all-star cheerleading and am on a professional dance travel team. Shopping and eating good food are also a couple of my favorite hobbies.

Favorite class and why?

I'm not sure yet, it's too early in the semester to pick.

Favorite professor and why?

Professor Devilbiss my favorite professor because he never stops talking. He also makes really corny jokes.

Favorite food in Coblentz?

Pizza and omelets

Favorite Campus event and Why?

Fall Frenzy

If you could summarize Hood College in one sentence what would you say?

Hood College is the place to be.

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Barak Jumaane '15

Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.

Major: Law and Society with a minor in Management

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What other activities are you involved in what do you do in your spare time?

International Club, BSU, DJ Club, Blazer Radio, Game Room

Favorite class and why?

Logic (Philosophy), because we get down and dirty in my intended career field.

Favorite professor and why?

Professor Gottfriend, because she is inspirational and does a remarkable job of challenging her students and helping them reach their greatest potential.   

Favorite food in Coblentz?

Ribs! Yumm!

Favorite campus event and why?

Policies for Dollars, because it is the most effective bond building activity at Hood.

If you could summarize Hood College in one sentence what would you say?

Home away from home!

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Katie Kitson-Snook '15

Hometown: Randolph, N.H.

Major: Undecided

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What other activities are you involved in what do you do in your spare time?

I am involved with Hood's Student Musical Theatre Program; I do stage work most of the time but love to help out where I can. In my free time, I read, write and sew quilts.

Favorite class and why?

My favorite class is French 101. The professor is very energetic and is very familiar and knowledgeable about her subject matter.

Favorite professor and why?

My favorite professor is Ms. Theresa Bean. She teaches my Intro to Law class. It's only once a week, but she is hilarious, brilliant and cares very much for her students.

Favorite food in Coblentz?

Mac and cheese or Broccoli

Favorite campus event and why?

My favorite campus event is Convocation. I love watching the first-year students get dinked and seeing a sea of people all wearing dinks.

If you could summarize Hood College in one sentence what would you say?

Hood is a beautiful campus filled with smart, welcoming people who are always happy to lend a hand.

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Emily Kuykendall '16

Hometown: Harieysville, Pa.

Major: Psychology

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What other activities are you involved in what do you do in your spare time?

I am a part of T.E.A., Equal Sex, Amnesty International, Psych Club and a Bible study. I work at Human Resources. I love hanging out with friends and going into town.

Favorite class and why?

My favorite class right now is sociology. I love studying people.

Favorite professor and why?

My favorite professor is Professor Kundy because she is always trying to get us to talk.

Favorite food in Coblentz?

Chicken nuggets!

Favorite campus event and why?

I loved open mic night!

If you could summarize Hood College in one sentence what would you say?

The greatest place on earth (:

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Justine Maren '17

Hometown: Washington, N.J.

Major: Psychology

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What other activities are you involved in what do you do in your spare time?

I'm involved in belly dancing, psych club, and Habitat for Humanity. In my spare time I like spending time with my friends and shopping downtown.

Favorite class and why?

My favorite class is environmental problems because I'm very interested in science and how we are impacting the environment

Favorite professor and why?

My favorite professor is Professor Johnston. She's my math professor and she is really personable and fun to talk to.

Favorite food in Coblentz?

Pasta with Alfredo for sure!

Favorite Campus event and Why?

Fall Frenzy because it was fun making shirts and listening to Blazer Radio

If you could summarize Hood College in one sentence what would you say?

The friendliest place on Earth!

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Nick May '14

Hometown: Damascus, Md.

Major: Communication Arts

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What other activities are you involved in what do you do in your spare time?

I play for the men's soccer team and am a member of S.A.A.C. In my spare time I like to listen to music and hang out with my friends.

Favorite class and why?

My favorite class is Graphics because I am learning skills that I hope to apply after I graduate from Hood.

Favorite professor and why?

My favorite professor is my Professor Coon. This is his first year teaching in the economics department at Hood, and he is making the class very enjoyable.

Favorite food in Coblentz?

Chicken nuggets!

Favorite campus event and why?

My favorite event at Hood is Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner because everyone comes together and eats a huge meal, and it's delicious.

If you could summarize Hood College in one sentence what would you say?

Best buds stick together.

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Annie Dorman Mercer '15

Hometown: Bolivia, N.C.

Major: Psychology

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What other activities are you involved in what do you do in your spare time?

I am a member of the Campus Activities Board, women's basketball team, SPURS and SACC. In my spare time I do psychology research, read, restore old cars and spend time with my friends.

Favorite class and why?

My favorite class is Principles of Microeconomics. It is amazing how applicable it is to my life and other classes.

Favorite professor and why?

Professor Kundey is my favorite professor. She is a lot of fun in class, and really has an interest in her students' well-being.

Favorite food in Coblentz?

Chicken nuggets and French toast sticks.

Favorite campus event and why?

My favorite campus activity is May Madness. There are several things going on such as the outdoor festival, dance and hypnotist.

If you could summarize Hood College in one sentence what would you say?

Hood College is a center for growth that requires students to branch out in order to reach their goals and full potential.

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T'mera Mitchell '15

Hometown: Prince George's County, MD

Major: Psychology and Social Work, with minors in Criminology, Juvenile Delinquency and Law/ Society

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What other activities are you involved in what do you do in your spare time?

I work in CAAR as well as play on the Hood College softball team. I am a member of Memorial's house council as secretary for the 2012-2013 school year.

Favorite class and why?

Any of my psychology courses except elementary statistics.

Favorite professor and why?

My favorite professor is Professor Wanda Ruffin, She is a professor in the psychology department and is a very relatable person.

Favorite food in Coblentz?

Chicken nuggets and the pizza on a good day.

Favorite campus event and why?

May Madness, simply because it is amazing! Also all the dances in Coblentz because it gives us all a chance to let our hair down and have fun.

If you could summarize Hood College in one sentence what would you say?

Hood College is a family-friendly campus.

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Jessica Morales '15

Hometown: La Plata, Md.

Major: Sociology

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What other activities are you involved in what do you do in your spare time?

I participate in Blazer Radio, TEA Exec Board, class council, apartment council, student overnight host, HEAT and Habitat for Humanity. In my spare time I like to be with my friends and family, go to the mall and see movies.

Favorite class and why?

Medieval Magic and Mysticism with Professor Mitchell-Buck! The class is so funny, exciting and certainly innovative. If you have the chance to take the class, go for it!

Favorite professor and why?

Professor Campion. I absolutely hate history and he made the class exciting and made it easy to understand the material.

Favorite food in Coblentz?

Pasta Alfredo and chicken nuggets

Favorite Campus event and Why?

My favorite campus event is the Messiah Dance. Everyone gets dressed up and always looks so nice!

If you could summarize Hood College in one sentence what would you say?

Hood is home!

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