Cohen Honors Student Council

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Student Council Mission

As an Honors Student, you have a voice in the governance of the Honors College in the form of the Honors Student Council. The Student Council seeks to use its constitutional influence to improve the student experience, and represent student interests. According to the bylaws of the Honors College, the Student Council is one half of the College's legislative body, the University Honors Council. The other half is comprised of the Honors Faculty Council. The University Honors Council as a whole advises the Dean. 

Your Student Council is committed to amplifying the student perspective in college governance, and finding innovative ways to make being an Honors Student that much better. 

Check out the sidebar entitled "What the Student Council Does for Students" to learn more about how the Student Council works for you. 

 

Student Council Members

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Abbi Jurgensmeier

Position: Chair

Major: Honors Baccalaureate

Abby works at a biochemistry lab on campus, as well as in the Honors College. Her involvement at WSU includes WHEAT, St. Paul Catholic Student Center, and Honors Ambassadors. In her free time, Abby bullet journals and plays games with friends.

"Meaningful work means something with a clear purpose."

 

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Noor Farhoud

Position: Vice-Chair for Student Retention

Major: Biological Sciences  Minor: Chemistry, Pre-medicine track

Outside of the Honors Student Council, Noor serves as Executive Vice President for the Pre-medicine Student Association and as a Co-President for the American Red Cross Club. She enjoys spending her free time with friends and family. 

"You are successful the moment you start moving towards a worthwhile goal." ~Chester Carlson

 

 

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Elizabeth Nguyen

Position: Co-Director of Marketing and Events

Major: Biomedical Engineering   Minor: Honors Interdisciplinary Track

Elizabeth is involved with the Honors Council and International Buddy Program. She is also an ACE Engineering Mentor. During her free time, Elizabeth loves to explore local coffee shops, listen to podcasts, and spend time with her dogs. 

"Meaningful work to me means using the knowledge and experience I've gained to better my education, work, and community." 

 

 

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Jeromiah Taylor

 

Position: Co-Director of Marketing and Events

Major: Integrated Marketing Communications   Minor: Emory Lindquist, Religion

Jeromiah is excited to begin his tenure as an Honors Student Council member during such a pivotal moment of change in the Honors College. He is passionate about organizational story telling, leadership, and opportunities for growth. Jeromiah serves as an Honors Ambassador, and is the Assistant for Communications and Social Media in the Honors College office. Before these posts, Jeromiah was an officer for the Shocker Hall Activites Council, and a member of the Honors LLC. Outside of the University, Jeromiah has served in marketing roles as an intern and employee at the Museum of World Treasures, and as a member of the Stewardship Committee at St. James Episcopal Church. Academically, Jeromiah works across the humanities in communications, the social sciences, and religious studies reveling in the intersections of theory and experience. In his spare time, Jeromiah cooks, reads, attends to the ceaseless needs of two very imperious feline companions, and collects vinyl. 

"Any work that aids a worthy mission is meaningful. Meaning permeates the lowest and the highest echelons of work, when said work is in pursuit of a better world for all."

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Amanda Scroggins

Position: Director of Diversity Iniatives

Major: Aerospace Engineering

Amanda is involved in Ricket Club, and AIAA. She is also an undergraduate research assistant. Amanda works diligently, and engages in meaningful conversations with her peers.

"More meaningful work is work that can be learned in life, applied in the world, and taught to others to encourage an endless cycle of betterment for mankind."

 

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Siubhan Mora-Bruce

Position: Treasurer 

Major: LAS Undecided

"Meaningful work is done when  you put all of your effort into it, have fun, and help others, even if you don't know where it might lead."

 

 

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Abby Sheahan

Position: Director of Recruitment

Major: Human Resources Management and Marketing   Minor: Spanish, management, Emory Lindquist

Abby is involved with the Honors Council, Honors Ambassadors, Student Alumni Board, and Christian Challenge. During her free time she likes to bake, read, and spend time with friends. 

"Meaningful work is about having real-life and worldly application."

 

 

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Lucas Webb 

Position: Honors SGA Senator

Major: Aerospace Engineering  Minor: Mathematics, Physics

Lucas is involved with the Honors Council and Student Government. He is a mentor for the ACE Engineering Program. During his free time, Lucas likes to watch Modern Family, the Big Bang Theory, and Parks and Recreation. 

"Meaningful work to me is work that makes you fell like you've impacted somebody's world in a progressive way."

 

 

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Jacob Tubach

Position: Honors SGA Senator

Major: Psychology  Minor: Criminal Justice

Jacob is the founder of the Freshmen Advisory Board. He served on the Shock the Future Steering Committee. Jacob is a resident in the Honors LLC. He also works for the Office of the President in Morrison Hall. In his free time, Jacob likes to play basketball, attend games, hang out with friends, and watch movies. 

"More meaningful work gets us, as students, prepared for the world after college, not just with our careers, but in our eveyday lives as well."

 

 

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 Linda Harl

Position: LLC R.A

Major: Aerospace Engineering  Minor: Emory Lindquist, Mathematics

"Meaningful work is work that makes a difference, whether for yourself or others. Meaningful work is not compassionless or judgemental, the action of it genuinely affects the lives of those around you."

 

 

 

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