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Ilana Adler '15

Hometown: Fairfax, Va

Major: Social Work or Psychology

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

I enjoy spending most of my spare time hanging out with friends. I am also the treasurer of the class of 2015.

Favorite class and why?

Social work 201. It really helped me to get a better understanding of what I would be doing if I plan to go into social work.

Favorite professor and why?

Professor Maldonado, she really had this way of being more than just a professor, but also someone you can be very comfortable to approach about anything and everything.

Favorite food in Coblentz?

Chicken Nuggets!

Favorite Campus event and Why?

Bingo night because there are great prizes, and it is really intense. The whole room gets quiet as each number is called which is quite funny.

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

The wonderful world of magic.

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Katie Bailey '16

Hometown: Huntington, Conn.

Major: Political Science and French

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

Women's soccer team, SPURs, Maryland Student Legislature, Student Government Academic Affairs Chair, International Buddy, overnight host.

Favorite class and why?

Ancient Medieval Political Thought. It's actually pretty interesting and as a boring as it sounds it teaches you how our society came to exist.

Favorite professor and why?

Professor Course. He teaches French classes that are not the most interesting but he make you like the class. He also cares about the students and gets to know each student.

Favorite food in Coblentz?

Wraps

Favorite Campus event and Why?

Holiday Dinner is a great bonding time with your friends and really makes Hood feel like a family.

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

Hood will give you amazing memories you’ll never forget.

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Caity Battey '14

Hometown: Baltimore, Md.

Major: Sociology

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

I am involved in SGA, Best Buddies, and play softball for Hood. Outside of Hood I coach Softball, volunteer with special needs adults, and I am a college adviser for YMCA Model UN. I love to scuba dive, try new things and watch sports. I am really social so being around friends is the best.

Favorite class and why?

Arabic because I enjoy studying languages and the culture. The people of the Middle East are so interesting.

Favorite professor and why?

Dr. Annis because I don't like biology very much, but he makes all the information really interesting and has a great sense of humor and charisma.

Favorite food in Coblentz?

Omelets and the cookie bars

Favorite Campus event and Why?

Whitaker Wednesday's because it's great to be able to relax in the middle of the week.

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

Get involved to make Hood what you want it to be.

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Cailtin Clark '16

Hometown: Cumberland, Md.

Major: Psychology

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

Student library worker, overnight host, TEA member, psychology club

Favorite class and why?

I like social psychology. It is really cool to learn why people behave in certain ways.

Favorite professor and why?

My favorite professor is Professor Boyle. He keeps the class learning and laughing simultaneously.

Favorite food in Coblentz?

Alfredo pasta

Favorite Campus event and Why?

I love all of the dances at Hood. It is so much fun to let loose with friends after a stressful week.

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

Hood is a great place to become a better well-rounded person

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Alexander S. Connor '17

Hometown: Woodbury, N.J.

Major: Biochemistry

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

I am a desk attendant, an Eagle Scout and involved in the International Club

Favorite class and why?

Writing About Literature: Gothic Tradition is my favorite because Mr. Kohl has the best lectures.

Favorite professor and why?

Professor Susan Ensel because she gives the best advice on campus.

Favorite food in Coblentz?

Pizza

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

Hood College is better than Disney World.

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Ryan Digiroliamo '16

Hometown: Annapolis, Md.

Major: Psychology and Business Administration

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

I am an overnight host, involved in Habitat for Humanity, the Honor's Program, pickup soccer and a desk attendant in the Marx Center.

Favorite class and why?

My favorite class was Contemporary Philosophical Topics. It's really cool to hear others' opinions about certain topics and it opens your eyes to begin thinking about things differently.

Favorite professor and why?

Professor Lawerence. She took a subject that I was less than excited about (chemistry) and made it one of the most fun, interesting classes I've had at Hood.

Favorite food in Coblentz?

Chicken Nuggets!

Favorite Campus event and Why?

My favorite campus event is definitely May Madness. All of the events that go on during the week help you de-stress during the hustle and bustle of those pre-finals weeks.

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

Hood is not just a school, it is a tight knit community that I'm proud to call home.

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Lydia Emory '16

Hometown: Fairfield, Pa.

Major: Spanish

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

At Hood, I’m involved the publicity chair for the International Club. I am also involved in the psychology club. In my spare time, I like to read and listen to music.  I love watching movies and being with friends.

Favorite class and why?

First-Year Seminar: Explorations of the New Yorker, because it is my smallest class (seven people) and we have many interesting discussions about the articles in the magazine. 

Favorite professor and why?

Professor Annis because he knows how to keep class interesting and has actually made me like science a little bit.

Favorite food in Coblentz?

Chicken nuggets and the salad bar

Favorite Campus event and Why?

I liked the Think Game during orientation.

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

A beautiful, small campus with a diverse group of people.

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Ana Filopovíc '16

Hometown: Prozor-Rama, Bosnia-Herzegovina

Major: Undecided

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

Vice president of Coblentz, International Club, Model UN, Campus Activities Board, student government food committee. In my spare time I love reading and photography!

Favorite class and why?

Arabic 101 because it is challenging and new, and also history of the United States because I am from Europe and this subject is extremely interesting to me

Favorite professor and why?

I seriously love them all! They are so polite, friendly, and full of knowledge

Favorite food in Coblentz?

Pasta salad!

Favorite Campus event and Why?

Midnight Breakfast. It is so cool and relaxing. I like how faculty and students get together before exams and create this positive energy!

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

I have two families: the one in Bosnia-Herzegovina that raised me, and the one at Hood that is raising me now.

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Kristen Geatz '15

Hometown: Cumberland, Md.

Major: Law and Society

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

I am vice-delegation chairperson for Hood College Maryland Student Legislature and a member of the Hood College Dance Ensemble. I work on campus as an RA in Memorial Hall, as well as a student worker in the library. I love to spend time with my boyfriend or friends. 

Favorite class and why?

My favorite class is my Intro to Law class because I am headed to Law school and Professor Bean is totally hilarious.

Favorite professor and why?

Professor Bean is my favorite because she makes class interesting and she is hilarious and likes to have fun with us.

Favorite food in Coblentz?

Show Chef Burritos!

Favorite Campus event and Why?

I like the Messiah Dance because everyone dresses up and just has a blast. I also love to dance.

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

Hood College is where I found my future.

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