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The Pott College of Science, Engineering, and Education Student Advisory Board provides support and advice on matters of interest to the College, its faculty, students and external constituents. The goals and activities of the board include, but are not limited, to:

  • Assessing and addressing needs and concerns of Pott College of Science, Engineering, and Education students
  • Providing an outlet for students to share their ideas
  • Advising the associate dean of ideas, issues or concerns affecting students
  • Encouraging student involvement in Pott College of Science, Engineering, and Education activities, initiatives, programs, etc.
  • Assisting in creating and promoting a positive image for, and understanding of, the college and its programs

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The Pott College of Science, Engineering, and Education Student Advisory Board is a select group of students who are nominated by the respective Chair of each Department. If you are interested in becoming a student member of this organization, please reach out to Dr. William Elliott, Associate Dean and Faculty Advisor to the Student Advisory Board, or click the "Apply Here" button to self-nominate for this board.


2022-2023 Executive Student Advisory Board Members

Graduation Plans:

Post graduation plans: Becoming a teacher and 

Best spot to study at USI: 4th floor of the Rice Library
Favorite place to eat in Evansville: Wasabi

Post graduation plans: I would love to become an actuary, but I would love anything with data analysis
Campus involvement: Student Ambassadors, Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority, Peer Mentoring Program, Resident Assistant
Best spot to study at USI: 4th floor of the library
Favorite place to eat in Evansville: Azzip Pizza
Hobbies: I love plants, and hanging out with my cats
Favorite thing about USI: I love our campus community. USI, while being located in Evansville, feels like it is in its own little bubble tucked away from the city, and it is so nice to be secluded, but also being right by Evansville.

Post graduation plans: I have plans of attending medical school and becoming a practicing physician!
Campus involvement: Honors Club, Biology Club, American Chemical Society, and am a Pott College Student Ambassador
Best spot to study at USI: There's a lot of hidden gems at USI to study at, but my personal favorite is the biology lounge. I've only been in there a few times, but I love it!
Favorite place to eat in Evansville: I can't just pick one place, so I'll give my top 3: Domo, Azzip, and Texas Roadhouse!
Hobbies: I don't have many hobbies, but I do go to the gym often! If studying counts as a hobby, that is my main one!
Favorite thing about USI: I enjoy being close to my family and friends as well as the campus itself!

Post graduation plans: My post graduation plans include attending pharmacy school and eventually obtaining a Pharm. D.
Campus involvement: American Chemical Society, Orientation Leader
Best spot to study at USI: David L. Rice Library
Favorite place to eat in Evansville: Azzip
Hobbies: Watching movies, baking and spending time with my friends and family
Favorite thing about USI: USI offers a campus large enough for the "college experience" while maintaining reasonable class sizes that allow for personal experience.

Post graduation plans: still in development
Campus involvement: Housing as a resident assistant and a member of the Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority
Best spot to study at USI: The 4th floor desk by the big windows
Favorite place to eat in Evansville: Chic-fil-a, Texas Roadhouse, Logan's
Hobbies: I like to read, watch Netflix, crochet, play Minecraft and Sim's, play with my dogs, and watch Marvel movies and tv shows
Favorite thing about USI: All the views across campus, the access to the trails, and the resources on campus- like the bus

Post graduation plans: I would like to start teaching and pursuing my masters in education
Campus involvement: USI Chamber Choir
Best spot to study at USI: The fountain
Favorite place to eat in Evansville: Hacienda
Hobbies: Singing and reading
Favorite thing about USI: The welcoming community, there is always someone to talk to

Post graduation plans: Medical school
Campus involvement: Orientation Leader, Student Ambassadors, Pott College Student Ambassadors, Biology Club, Honors Program
Best spot to study at USI: Rice Library Heritage Lounge outside
Favorite place to eat in Evansville: Biaggi's
Hobbies: Sand volleyball, bike riding, board games, crocheting
Favorite thing about USI: The sense of community and kindness of everyone on campus

Post graduation plans: Working chemical industry as an analyst
Campus involvement: American Chemical Society, Student Ambassadors, Outdoor Exploration Club, Honors Program
Best spot to study at USI: Library
Favorite place to eat in Evansville: Los Bravos
Hobbies: Hiking, working out, outdoors, fishing
Favorite thing about USI: The school architecture

Post graduation plans: Undecided
Campus involvement: Society of Future Actuaries
Best spot to study at USI: Science Center sitting area
Favorite place to eat in Evansville: Azzip
Hobbies: Running, videogames, tutoring/helping others with math related topics
Favorite thing about USI: The USI trails and community

Post graduation plans: After graduation, I plan to go straight into grad school (location and research area to be determined) and hopefully find a job in a national or state park or potentially a marine science laboratory.
Campus involvement: I am the founder and president of Active Minds at USI. I am also involved in Students for Gender Violence Awareness, Geology & Environmental Science Club, Feminist Majority Alliance, and Sustainability.
Best spot to study at USI: My favorite study spots at USI is the Fireside Lounge and the second floor of the Pott College. Fireside just puts me at peace, but sitting upstairs in Pott College tends to motivate me. Favorite place to eat in Evansville: El Charro and Angelo's
Hobbies: I have recently taken up bird watching, but my other hobbies include board games with friends, cooking, going to the zoo or museum, and the occasional fossil hunt.
Favorite thing about USI: My favorite thing about USI is the willingness and desire of the community to learn and grow.

Post graduation plans: Hopefully work in my home district, MSDMV.
Best spot to study at USI: Rice Library and Fireside Lounge
Favorite place to eat in Evansville: Spankey's Una Pizza
Hobbies: Golfing, spending time with friends and family
Favorite thing about USI: The positive environment and support from peers and professors

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