Minot Student Ambassadors

Meet our Student Ambassadors!

Taryn Moe - President

Where's home: Shellbrook, SK, CanadaTaryn-2.jpg

Current major: Communication Disorders, Minor in Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Future career goals: SLP

Reason for joining ambassadors: Being the face of MSU and working in the community as well as recruiting new students

Favorite place on campus: Wellness Center

Interesting fact about yourself: I love to swim!

Why I chose Minot State: The small campus makes it easy to meet new people and feel accepted

Madison Tiedman - Vice President

Where's home: Minot, NDMadison.jpg

Current major: Marketing 

Future career goals: Wedding Designer

Reason for joining ambassadors: I wanted to connect more to campus and share what I love about Minot!

Favorite place on campus: Wellness Center

Interesting fact about yourself: I am a huge movie nerd! marvel over DC 

Why I chose Minot State: The close knit community on campus creates an inviting and friendly atmosphere for incoming students!

Megan Rathwell - Secretary/Treasurer

Where's home: North Battleford, SK, CanadaMegan.jpg

Current major: Communication Disorders 

Future career goals: Work with children as an SLP!

Reason for joining ambassadors: Help new students feel a sense of belonging

Favorite place on campus: Sporting events

Interesting fact about yourself: I can touch my nose with my tongue

Why I chose Minot State: It is a very close community here on campus

Brenna Dyke - Volunteer Coordinator

Where's home: Minot, NDBrenna.jpg

Current major: Communication Disorders 

Future career goals: SLP

Reason for joining ambassadors: To be more involved on campus

Favorite place on campus: MSU Life events

Interesting fact about yourself: I have 7 siblings and my mom and dad are MSU Alumni

Why I chose Minot State: Because of the small and positive environment

Eden Huber - Head Trainer

Where's home: Regina, SK, CanadaEden.jpg

Current major: Communication Disorders 

Future career goals: SLP in the schools

Reason for joining ambassadors: To be more involved with the school

Favorite place on campus: Grocery bag bingo

Interesting fact about yourself: 2nd generation SLP to be!

Why I chose Minot State: Smaller campus, great people, great programs!

Maggie Anderson 

Where is home: Minot, ND

Current major: Communication Disorder / Minoring in Special Education

Future career goals: To be a school based Speech Language Pathologist!

Reason for joining ambassadors: The ability to share why Minot State University stands out from other colleges!

Favorite place on campus: 2nd floor of the library by the big windows

Interesting fact about yourself: Once I got charged by a (small) herd of buffalo

Why I chose Minot State: The outstanding Communication Disorders program offered here! 

Jenna Beaulieu

Where is home: Shellbrook, SK, Canada

Current Majors: Communication Sciences and Disorders / Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Future career goals: Speech Language Pathologist 

Reason for joinging ambassadors: To meet new and future students!

Favorite place on campus: Wellness Center

Interesting fact about yourself: I have 2 wiener dogs!

Why I chose Minot State: The small campus! 

Rafena Hoque

Where's home: Dhaka, BangladeshRafena1.jpg

Current major: Biology 

Future career goals: Biomedical researcher and/or a physician

Reason for joining ambassadors: Getting out of my comfort zone, and to be more involved on campus

Favorite place on campus: Anywhere hanging out with friends

Interesting fact about yourself: I'm a HUGE music nerd

Why I chose Minot State: The small campus size allows students to get involved on campus with many opportunities without feeling overwhelmed. Also, undergraduate research with faculty members is awesome at Minot State!

Arieka Longakit

Where's home: Hilo, Hawai’i _no-photo.png

Current major: Radiologic Technology

Future career goals: Complete my bachelors degree in Radiology and return home to care for the people of Hawai’i

Reason for joining ambassadors: Student Ambassadors made my transition to Minot State a lot easier being that I am so far from home. I would like to do the same for others

Favorite place on campus: The Native American Center

Interesting fact about yourself: I can speak fluent Hawaiian

Why I chose Minot State: I chose Minot State because I knew I wanted change. What’s better than moving 3,000 miles away from home? I’m so happy that I chose to attend Minot State University because this has been an experience that’s changed my life. The students here are extremely welcoming and kind, the professors want the best for you, and anything that you need to succeed is right at your fingertips

Aurora Polonio

Where's home: Dominican Republic _no-photo.png

Current major: Finance and International Business

Future career goals: Study for my Master's Degree in Europe and work for a multinational company

Reason for joining ambassadors: I wanted to share with new students the best college experience I had at Minot State

Favorite place on campus: The Wellness Center

Interesting fact about yourself: The beach is my happy place

Why I chose Minot State: It feels like a second home. There’s many opportunities to get involved on campus and meet new people. Minot has great academic programs and because of its diversity I’ve learned a lot about different cultures

Hannah Schaefer 

Where's home: Fairview, AB, Canada_no-photo.png

Current major: Nursing 

Future career goals: Become a NICU Nurse

Reason for joining abassadors: I love being involved 

Favorite place on campus: The Library 

Interesting fact about yourself: I love pinapple pizza 

Why I chose Minot State: It is close to my family

Chayana Stolem 

Where is home: Malta MT

Current major: Elementary Education & Early Childhood Development 

Future career goals: Become a teacher 

Reason for joining ambassadors: My Aunt told me she was in it and it is close to Student Government. Also to meet more friends. 

Favorite place on campus: Beaver Dam 

Interesting fact about yourself: I have had 25 plus teachers in my family

Why I chose Minot State: The Education Program

Lordina Yeboah

Where is home: Tema, Ghana

Current major: Nursing 

Future career goals: 

Reason for joining ambassadors: Gain leadership skills

Favorite place on campus: Library 

Interesting fact about yourself: I love acting

Why I chose Minot State: Small class sizes