The Official Husky Ambassador Blogs

Our Husky Ambassadors are undergraduate student leaders who provide valuable and diverse perspectives about life at Northeastern through campus tours, welcome events, blogs, and more. Check out some of their student blogs to experience the University through the eyes of a current student.

Lindsey Tayne

Civil Engineering

Hi there! My name is Lindsey and I'm a third year Civil Engineering major from Long Island, NY. On campus, I give tours to prospective students through Husky Ambassadors and work as a Peer Mentor for first-year students in the Explore Program (Northeastern's Undeclared Program). In my free time I love cooking, checking out new restaurants, and traveling. Check out my blog and see what I'm up to!


Nick Hanflig

Computer Science & Spanish

Howdy! My name is Nick Hanflig, and I'm a 3rd year transfer student majoring in Computer Science with a Minor in Spanish. I have a passion for language, culture, and software development, and I often find myself involved in any of the three. I'm currently on co-op as a software developer, and I'm eager to apply the things I've learned to classes next spring. Outside of work and school, I'm involved with Husky Ambassadors as both a member of the Programming Committee and Blogging team. In my blog I'll discuss how to make the most of Northeastern, what the transfer process is like, and all of my favorite interests (cooking, traveling, maintaining a healthy lifestyle, etc...)


Ciana Cronin

Business Administration, Art, & Arabic

Hiya everyone! My name is Ciana Cronin and I’m a second year Business Administration Student with concentrations in Finance and Management and Minors in Art and Arabic. I grew up Irish (to everyone who’s from there and is curious, my Mam is from Cavan and my Da is from Dublin) in Tucson, AZ. I have a few jobs (gotta pay those student loans somehow) but when I’m not studying, working, or interviewing for co-op, I’m cooking, playing basketball, or looking for dogs to pet. Ask me about anything and everything! I’m here to make your transition to college just a tiny bit easier.


Debbie Madueke

Business Administration & International Affairs

Hi! My name is Debbie Madueke. I am a fourth year at Northeastern majoring in Economics and Finance with a minor in International Affairs. On campus, I am involved in the Northeastern African Student Organization, Toastmasters club, Husky Ambassadors and more. I just completed my second co-op in Philadelphia and I'm currently spending a semester at the University of Hong Kong. To read more about my experiences at Northeastern and my time in Hong Kong, feel free to stop by my student blog and I'll be happy to answer any of your questions!


Jared Stone

Behavioral Neuroscience & Photography

Hi everyone! My name is Jared and I'm a fourth-year behavioral neuroscience major with a minor in photography and I'm originally from just outside of Albany, NY. I'm currently on my second co-op in a sleep lab at Brigham and Women's Hospital (and no, we don't watch people sleep...usually). Outside of giving tours through Husky Ambassadors, I am a Resident Assistant (RA) for second-year students and am involved with Nu Rho Psi, NEURONS, and the Resident Student Association (RSA). Catch me on the weekends exploring new places in Boston with my friends, baking pumpkin bread, or re-watching The Office on Netflix. Come check out my blog to learn more about my Northeastern experience!


Alyssa Lukpat

Journalism & Computer Science

I’m Alyssa, a third-year journalism and computer science student from the Bay Area, California. This fall, I’m on my first co-op with TripAdvisor’s editorial team. You can catch me giving campus tours, working as a resident assistant in West Village, managing social media for The Huntington News, and spinning in the Marino Center. When I have free time, I’m always searching for Boston’s best brunch and ice cream spots. I’m excited to share my Northeastern experience with you all!


Sam Pike

Cellular and Molecular Biology & Communications

Hi! I’m Sam! I’m a third year cell and molecular biology major with a communications minor, and I’m from Chatham, New Jersey. I’m so happy to call Boston my city and Northeastern my home! I’m currently co-oping at AbbVie, but you can still catch me on campus at a cappella rehearsal with Pitch, Please!, sewing with the costuming club, or giving campus tours as a Husky Ambassador. Outside school, work, and extra curriculars, I’m super passionate about video games, makeup, and fashion. Feel free to drop by my blog to find out what life’s like for me as a Northeastern student!


Meredith Craig

Physical Therapy, Music, & Psychology

Hello everyone! My name is Meredith and I am in my third year at Northeastern, originally from Saratoga Springs, NY. I am majoring in Physical Therapy and double-minoring in psychology and music. I am currently on my first co-op as a Rehab Aide at Massachusetts General Hospital in their Sports Physical Therapy department, and am loving it! On campus, besides being a Husky Ambassador, I am also involved in Physical Therapy Club, NUEMS, the Catholic Center, and a variety of orchestral groups. My passions include dogs (especially my dog, Simba), caffeine, ice cream and traveling. Feel free to follow along with my Northeastern adventures and leave me a message if you have any questions!


Pam Stravitz

Industrial Engineering, Business, & Journalism

Hey y'all! Now that I've gripped you with a stellar colloquialism, welcome to the blog. Besides being overtly Southern at times, I spend my free time listening to music and searching for the perfect onion rings. This year I'll be finishing my co-op at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and continuing my fourth year studying Industrial Engineering. Yes, you read that right: an engineer in a hospital, which sounds like the start to a bad joke. I promise to come up with one shortly. In the meantime, I hope you see the passion I have for running numbers that allows me to work in virtually any field, as long as what I'm doing brings value to the outside world (and allows me to sort through a TON of data, just waiting to be color-coded).


Alexis Hester

Chemistry (Pre-Med track) & Spanish

Hey everyone! My name is Alexis, and I am a fifth-year Chemistry major with a Spanish minor on the pre-med track. I spent my first two co-ops working in labs, and I'm currently on my third (and favorite) co-op working as a medical scribe at a hospital in Boston. Outside of work, I'm involved with Husky Ambassadors, the American Chemical Society, Agape Christian Fellowship, and Acting Out Theater group! I tend to be pretty busy, but when I do have free time, I love reading, going to theater in Boston, and watching superhero movies. If any of that sounds interesting, stop by and leave a message.


Ece Bapcum

Behavioral Neuroscience & French

Hi loves! I’m Ece (AJ), a second year Behavioral Neuroscience major and French minor from Long Island, NY. On campus, I’m mainly involved in Husky Ambassadors, GEO Ambassadors, Circle K, and Hall Council. When I’m not reading about neurons, trying to learn more languages, or dreaming about traveling, you can find me cheering at most Howlin' Huskies hockey games! My weekends consist of being cuddled up with friends watching a movie to stay warm or baking- sometimes both. I haven’t been on co-op just yet (and am about to apply) so feel free to keep up with me on my blog during my most exciting semester yet!