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Curious about student life at Loyola? Connect with a Greyhound Ambassador! Greyhound Ambassadors are our student tour guide leaders at Loyola. They're here to answer any questions you have about what your college experience might look like at Loyola. As students, they know that one of the most important factors in choosing a college is getting the chance to meet the people who will become your friends, roommates, and classmates. With more than 75 student leaders on our team, all with different backgrounds, majors, and interests on campus, connecting with us is a great way to learn more about life as a Greyhound.

Not sure who to connect with? Reach out to us and we'll point you in the right direction!

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Lauren Bayer, '23 she/her/hers VP of Training

Major: History (MAT)
Minors: American Studies, Special Education

Hometown: Ridgefield, CT

Involvement: Peer Conduct Board, Library Student Advisory Board, Club Softball, Phi Alpha Theta Honors Society, Education Society, History Club

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Nez Blaho, '24 they/them/theirs VP of Equity & Inclusion Training

Major: Theatre
Minor: Gender & Sexuality Studies

Hometown: Weymouth, MA

Involvement: Women's Center Intern, Evergreen Players, Her Campus, WLOY

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Ria Ciarrocchi, '23 she/her/hers VP of Training

Major: Global Studies
Minor: Peace and Justice Studies

Hometown: Ellicott City, MD

Study Abroad: Budapest, Hungary 
Involvement: Karson Institute for Race, Peace & Social Justice Intern, DoBetter Loyola, Wishmakers, Resident Assistant

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Niya Cyrus, '23 she/her/hers VP of Equity & Inclusion
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Ally DeCelle, '23 she/her/hers Vice President

Majors: Speech-Language-Hearing SciencesData Science

Hometown: Saugerties, NY

Study Abroad: Athens, Greece
Involvement: Evergreen, SGA, Omicron Delta Kappa, NSSLHA

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Bobby Dykeman, '23 he/him/his President

Major: Communication (Specializations: Journalism, Digital Media)
Minor: Theatre

Hometown: Neptune, NJ

Involvement: Poison Cup Players, Spotlight Players, Evergreen Players, Greysounds

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Viviana Martinez, '24 she/her/hers VP of Equity & Inclusion Training

Majors: Information SystemsMarketing

Hometown: Guaynabo, PR

Involvement: Sellinger Scholars, Women in Business, ALAS, Loyola Consulting Group

Viviana is unavailable to connect during the spring 2023 semester while she is studying abroad in Madrid, Spain! Please reach out to one of our other Greyhound Ambassadors or email if you'd like to learn more about experiences like Viviana's.
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Justin Shinn, '23 he/him/his VP of Marketing & Recruitment

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Hometown: Manahawkin, NJ

Involvement: SAE Baja Club, Makers Club, Alexander Hamilton Society

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