Meet Our Ambassadors

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Meet our Ambassadors

aerial view of campus in the fall

When you schedule your visit, you won’t just tour our state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll hear directly from our friendly student ambassadors about our exceptional academics, top-tier research and hundreds of extracurricular and athletic opportunities. Tours are offered almost every day of the week, including some Saturdays.

advisory board

Noah Lynch

Noah Lynch

Pittsburgh, PA

Ginny Mercier

Virginia Mercier 

Auburn, NH

Zach Marx

Zach Marx

Albany, NY

Nicole Oberholtzer

Nicole Oberholtzer

Downingtown, PA

Noah Lynch

 

What is your major?
My major is Communication with a minor in English.

What is your hometown?
My hometown is Pittsburgh, PA.

Why did you choose UNH?
I chose UNH because of the great community and the support it brings. When I first stepped on campus, I felt like I was at home, and I knew it was the school for me.  Before I came to UNH, I had never been to New England before.

What's your favorite thing about UNH?
My favorite thing about UNH is how easy it is to get involved.  Since joining the Student Representative Program, I have met some of my closest friends who have been my biggest supporters.

Ginny Mercier

 

What is your major?
My major is Human Development and Family Studies.

What is your hometown?
My hometown is  Auburn, NH.

Why did you choose UNH?
I chose UNH because of the sense of community I felt when I first came to campus.

What's your favorite thing about UNH? 
My favorite thing about UNH is the variety of opportunities available to students academically, professionally, and socially.

Zach Marx

 

What is your major?
My major is Social Work.

What is your hometown?
My hometown is Albany, NY.

Why did you choose UNH? 
During my first visit to campus, I had already felt like I was a part of the UNH community. Because of how quickly my comfort on this campus grew, I could not imagine myself at any other university.

What's your favorite thing about UNH? 
The faculty and staff on this campus are incredible mentors. I have met so many amazing people who have helped me to build my network, increase my confidence, and further my professional career.

Nicole Oberholtzer

 

What is your major?
My major is Neuroscience and Behavior with a minor in Environmental Conservation and Sustainability.

What is your hometown?
My hometown is Downingtown, PA.

Why did you choose UNH?
I was interested in UNH when I learned they had a neuroscience program, but it was when I visited campus that I fell in love (plus being 15 minutes from the beach). When you visit you have to take a walk through the wooded area behind the MUB.

What's your favorite thing about UNH? 
My favorite thing about UNH is the size. We are large enough to have every resource, activity, and program I could ever think of while still being small enough to have a strong feeling of community.

Diversity Ambassadors 

Jasmine Rodriguez

Jasmine Rodriguez 

Boston, MA

Paul Singh

Paul Singh 

Tinton Falls, NJ

Sabrina Kadariya

Sabrina Kadariya

MANCHESTER, NH

Grace Hurni

Grace Hurni

ATKINSON, NH

Jasmine Rodriguez

 

What is your major?
My major is Sociology.

What is your hometown?
My hometown is Boston, MA.

Why did you choose UNH?
I chose UNH because I imagined myself walking around campus meeting new people. I couldn’t see myself anywhere else. It is really home away from home.

What's your favorite thing about UNH?
My favorite thing about UNH is the people here. The faculty and staff are very dedicated to helping out students. They love what they’re doing and it shows. They help students believe in themselves. 

Paul Singh

 

What is your major?
My major is Biomedical Science: Med & Vet Sciences.

What is your hometown?
My hometown is in Tinton Falls, NJ.

Why did you choose UNH?
I chose UNH because when I visited, I thought that this would be a place not too big and not too small I could attend college with many different opportunities. It was a little far from home, but I know I made the best choice possible because I have made a second home here at UNH. 

What's your favorite thing about UNH?
My favorite thing about UNH is how easy it is to make connections. There are so many ways to get involved on campus and meet new people. When I am walking around campus, I am always seeing people I have met previously.

Sabrina Kadariya

 

What is your major?
My major is Health Management and Policy on a Management Track.

What is your hometown?
My hometown is Manchester, NH.

Why did you choose UNH?
I chose UNH because of the immediate sense of community that I felt when coming here. I also love that it is so close (yet far enough) from home!

What's your favorite thing about UNH?
I love that Undergraduate Students can get involved in research right away! I was able to get involved in an Environmental Justice research project this year, focusing on Manchester, New Hampshire. We are making sure that residents in Manchester, NH can get the help they need in common spaces, such as parks. Because of this opportunity, I am interested in getting my Master's in Public Health!

Grace Hurni

 

What is your major?
Biomedical Science: Medical and Veterinary Sciences.

What is your hometown?
My hometown is Atkinson, NH.

Why did you choose UNH?
I decided to choose UNH because of its expansive opportunities in the science field and the flexibility in my major. The pre-health program at UNH is unique and easy to navigate.

What's your favorite thing about UNH?
My favorite thing about UNH is the campus, because of COVID-19, I was unable to tour the campus until the first day of my freshman year. It is the most beautiful in the Fall and I love that I can walk everywhere.

student intern 

Steph Ropes

Steph Ropes

BEDFORD, NH 

Steph Ropes

 

What is your major?
Communication: Media Practices Option

What is your hometown?
Bedford, NH

Why did you choose UNH?
I chose UNH because of the campus. It is a perfect size. Just big enough to expand your horizons but small enough to see familiar faces. I also love downtown Durham, there are so many good options to eat out.

What's your favorite thing about UNH?
My favorite thing about UNH is the community. Everyone is so friendly here. It is my home away from home.