Student Ambassadors

The Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering Ambassador Program is a leadership opportunity for students who are dedicated to serving and representing our department. Ambassadors are viewed as an extension of our professional staff. Ambassadors play a large role in interacting and engaging with prospective students and partake in outreach activities to promote the department.

For more information, contact Marlee Schlief, Student Services & External Relations Coordinator, 612-624-9603, marlee@umn.edu.

Name Degree Year Email
Jennifer Arsjad Undergraduate Student 2018 arsja002@umn.edu
Adrienne Birkeland Undergraduate Student 2019 birke061@umn.edu
John Brockgreitens Doctoral Student 2019 brock240@umn.edu
Colin Buechel Undergraduate Student 2019 buech042@umn.edu
Ryan Burger Undergraduate Student 2019
Cisca Dominguez Undergraduate Student 2019 domin219@umn.edu
Alyssa Frickson Undergraduate Student 2019 frick152@umn.edu
Eddie Galindo Undergraduate Student 2019 galin033@umn.edu
Kumunto Gekonge Undergraduate Student 2019 gekon002@umn.edu
Justin Herz Undergraduate Student 2018 herzx005@umn.edu
Emily Johnson Undergraduate Student 2018 joh11702@umn.edu
Evan Kyte Undergraduate Student 2018 kytex006@umn.edu
Kyra Newburg Undergraduate Student 2019 newbu028@umn.edu
Peng Peng Doctoral Student 2018 peng0165@umn.edu
Julian Reed Undergraduate Student 2019 reedx424@umn.edu
Madeleine Seeger Undergraduate Student 2018 seege038@umn.edu
Carlise Sorenson Masters Student 2019 soren776@umn.edu
Melanie Sumiec Undergraduate Student 2019 sumie001@umn.edu
Leif van Lierop Undergraduate Student 2018 vanli016@umn.edu
Olivia Veloske Undergraduate Student 2020 velos004@umn.edu
Samantha Welch Undergraduate Student 2019 bbeoutreach@umn.edu
Katelyn Younger Undergraduate Student 2019 youn1801@umn.edu