Meet the Cardinal Keys


Lauren Alper '15
Hometown: Richboro, Pennsylvania
Major: Neuroscience; Minor: Art History
Clubs/Activities: Tour Guide, Head Tutor, Omicron Delta Kappa, RJ Fellow, Phi Sigma Sigma Sorority, Class of 2015 Alumni Board Representative
Favorite Reunion/Homecoming Memory: One of my favorite things to look forward to during Homecoming weekend is getting to see all the Muhlenberg families with young children back on campus. It's so nice to see alumni bring their children to see their alma mater and I love getting to meet the future little mules!



Emily Bain '15
Hometown: Winslow, New Jersey
Majors: Business and French
Clubs/Activities: SAM, Women's Varsity Soccer
Favorite Campus Memory: The spring concert last year, I got to meet Timeflies!!


Christopher Baumgartel '17
Hometown:
Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
Major:
International Studies
Clubs/Activities:
Writing Tutor, Muhlenberg International Relations Council, Dana Scholar, Muhlenberg College Democrats
Favorite Campus Memory:
Taking pictures from the same spot on campus, through different seasons and weather- it's beautiful every time!




Mariah Bower '15
Hometown: East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
Major: Biology; Minor: Public Health
Clubs/Activities: FUZiiON Dance, Art Day, SHARE, Habitat for Humanity, MAC, MOC
Favorite Reunion/Homecoming Event: The halftime show because my dance team performs in it.



Amanda Brefach '17
Hometown: Wyckoff, NJ
Major: Accounting; Minor: Art
Clubs/Activities: Women Lacrosse
Favorite Campus Memory: Freshman Orientation day. President Helm ran down the theater stairs as Batman to introduce himself to my class!



Alex Brizel '17
Hometown: New York, New York
Major: Dance; Minor: Jewish Studies
Clubs/Activities: Muhlenberg Dance Association, Hillel
Favorite Memory Campus: Seeing how Academic Row changes with the seasons.



Eric Chavis '15
Hometown: Ocean Township, New Jersey
Major: Mathematics
Clubs/Activities: Tennis Team, Student Government
Favorite Campus Memory: Tennis team dinners in the CR and GQ.



Sarah Chimino '15
Hometown: Merrick, New York
Majors: International Studies and Business
Clubs/Activities: Treasurer of Delta Zeta Sorority, Campus Delegate, Barista at Java Joes
Favorite Reunion/Homecoming Memory: The football game and taking pictures with the Mule mascot.



Caroline Consol '15
Hometown: Long Valley, New Jersey
Major: Biology
Clubs/Activities: Campus Delegate, Phi Sigma Sigma Sorority
Favorite Reunion/Homecoming Event: The Homecoming football game.



Sarah Cromwell '16
Hometown: Scarsdale, NY
Majors: Psychology; Minors: Jewish Studies and Business
Clubs/activities: Yearbook, Spinning instructor, Hillel, Alumni Relations Executive Board, Phi Sigma Sigma Sorority (Alumni Committee Head/ Standards & Judicial board)
Favorite Campus Memory: Reunion/Homecoming weekend is a very special time for many of our alumni as well as current Muhlenberg students. I helped supervise one of the events during the weekend for the EMS club. It was incredible to see founding members of the EMS club connect with current EMS club members.



Melanie Curtis '17
Hometown: Sandy Hook, Connecticut
Major: Business; Minor: Public Health
Clubs/Activities: Campus Delegate, Campus Tour Guide, Best Buddies, Muhlenberg Theater Association
Favorite Campus Memory: The candle light ceremony at the commencement of freshman year.



Marie DiNorcia '16
Hometown: Levittown, New York
Majors: Media Communications and Theatre (Acting and Directing double concentration)
Clubs/Activities: Muhlenberg Dance Association, Muhlenberg Theatre Association, Copasetic Rhythms, the Muhlenberg Scholars
Favorite Reunion/Homecoming Memory: I'm looking forward to attending my first Homecoming this year as a Cardinal Key!



Troy Elias '17
Hometown: Closter, NJ
Major: Finance
Clubs / Activities: Baseball team, Campus Delegate
Favorite Campus Memory: Meeting great friends during Orientation weekend!



Sarah Elrod '16
Hometown: Downingtown, PA
Majors: Biology (Pre-Med) and Theater- Acting
Clubs/Activities: Muhlenberg Theatre Association, Muhlenberg Dance Association, College Choir, Campus Delegate, DCF, and FIMRC
Favorite Campus Memory: Cooking a big dinner for a number of friends in my suite and getting the chance to talk and laugh over good food before the stress of finals week hit.



Avalon Esposito '16
Hometown: Shelton, Connecticut
Majors: Film Studies and Media & Communications
Clubs/Activities: Residential Advisor, Treasurer of Phi Sigma Sigma, President of Alpha Phi Omega, Assistant Red Door Play Coordinator of Muhlenberg Theatre Association, Muhlenberg Film Association, Tutor
Favorite Campus Memory: My favorite memory has to be second semester finals week during my Freshman year. My friends and I sat in the C Lounge of the library for a week. We slept, ate, and most definitely studied there taking time out solely to shower and brush our teeth. I aced all my exams that week!



Bess Fleischman '17
Hometown: South Brunswick, New Jersey
Major: Biology
Clubs/Activities: Art Day, Chamber Orchestra, FIMRC, Work in the Academic Resource Center
Favorite Campus Memory: All the activities during Orientation weekend were great and I loved having the opportunity to meet new people!



Jen Freed '15
Hometown: Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
Majors: English/Secondary Education Certification Program; Minor: Creative Writing
Clubs/Activities: Tour Guide, Campus Delegates, Student Government Associations, Muhlenberg Writing Center, Muhlenberg Weekly, America Reads, Education Society, Office of Community Engagement, Chamber Orchestra, Phi Sigma Sigma Sorority
Favorite Campus Memory: Returning to campus my freshman year after finals with my three best friends to volunteer for graduation.



Jordan Greene '16
Hometown: Cherry Hill, NJ
Major: Business; Minor: Sustainability
Clubs/Activities: Tennis Team, Muhlenberg Institute of Public Opinion, French Club
Favorite Campus Memory: Going to Battle of the Chefs Night in the dining hall with the tennis team.



Hannah Gruer '16
Hometown: Millburn, New Jersey
Major: Media Communications; Minor: Jewish Studies
Clubs/Activities: Work in the Muhlenberg Fund Office, FUZiiON, Muhlenberg Activities Council
Favorite Campus Memory: The spring concert and just having a good time with my friends around campus.



Jenna Hakim '16
Hometown: Berkeley Heights, New Jersey
Major: Biology (Pre-Med track)
Favorite Campus Memory: Moving in as a freshman and meeting new friends.



Adam Halpern '16
Hometown: Rockaway, NJ
Major: Neuroscience; Minor: Music, Pre-Med track
Clubs/Activities: Alpha Phi Omega (VP of Service), Varsity Tennis, RJ Fellows Advisory Committee, Campus Delegate, Shape it Up coordinator, Caring Place coordinator, Cardinal Key Society, Chamber Singers, General Chemistry tutor
Favorite Campus Memory: Singing Muhlenberg's Alma Mater to the Class of 1963.



Emma Hamm '15
Hometown: Hackettstown, New Jersey
Major: Media Communications; Minor: French
Clubs/Activities: Presidential Assistant in the Office of Alumni Relations, Tour Guide, Tutor, Phi Sigma Sigma Sorority, Wind Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, Omicron Delta Kappa
Favorite Reunion/Homecoming Memory: I love seeing the older alumni reunite and reconnect during Homecoming and Reunion weekend!



Keely Hurd '15
Hometown: Concord, Massachusetts
Majors: Media Communications and Sociology
Clubs/Activities: Tour Guide, Campus Delegate, Treasurer for Habitat for Humanity, Phi Sigma Sigma Sorority
Favorite Reunion/Homecoming Event: I'm most excited about all of the school spirit that comes out during Homecoming! I love the shows, specifically the hip hop team, Mint. I can't wait!



Ashley Huynh '15
Hometown: Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania
Major: Neuroscience; Minor: Art History
Clubs/Activities: Dress Upon a Star, Asian Students Association, Art Day, Work in the Academic Resource Center
Favorite Reunion/Homecoming Memory: Seeing all the alumni return.



Margaret Johnston '15
Hometown: Addison, Vermont
Major: Biology; Minors: Mathematics and Spanish
Clubs/Activities: Residential Advisor, Muhlenberg EMS (as well as the social coordinator)
Favorite Reunion/Homecoming Memory: I am most excited about experiencing Homecoming for the first time this year as a Cardinal Key!



Max Kaufman '17
Hometown: Toledo, Ohio
Majors: Business and Finance
Clubs/Activities: Student Government Association, Business and Economics Club, Seegers Union Student Advisory Board, President's Greening Committee, Ultimate Frisbee Club, Hillel, Volunteer Income Tax Assistant (VITA), Pre-Orientation Leader
Favorite Campus Memory: Having the entire freshman class together at the candle lighting ceremony during Orientation weekend was my first memorable Muhlenberg experience. Knowing that the group present at that time would all journey together through our college career was a wonderful feeling.



Julie Koenigsberg '17
Hometown: Forest Hills, New York
Majors: Psychology and English
Clubs/Activities: Ultimate Frisbee team, MulePAC, Chamber Singers, College Choir,Youth and Prejudice Conference for Reducing Hatred, Hillel
Favorite Campus Memory: When the Ultimate Frisbee team taught second graders from a local public school the importance of eating healthy and getting active at the Life Sports Center.



Arissa Lahr '17
Hometown: Nazareth, PA
Majors: International Studies and Sociology
Clubs/Activities: Casa Guadalupe, Class Council, Campus Delegates, Habitat for Humanity, Phonathon
Favorite Campus Memory: One of my favorite memories would have to be Reunion/Homecoming weekend. My friends and I got to talk with a lot of alumni on campus. It was great to hear about their life after college and about how much they loved Muhlenberg.



Emily Lesher '15
Hometown: Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
Majors: Mathematics and Economics
Clubs/Activities: Women's Basketball Team, Learning Assistant for Principles of Macroeconomics
Favorite Campus Memory: I love Scotty Wood Weekend and all of the school spirit that is involved with it.



Victor Lora '17
Hometown: Ridgefield Park, NJ
Major: Computer Science
Clubs/Activities: Emerging Leaders Program, Communidad Latina
Favorite Campus Memory: The friendliness I experienced from other students my first time on campus



Carly Lyon '16
Hometown: Hatboro, Pennsylvania
Major: English/Secondary Education Certification Program
Clubs/Activities: Phonathon, Education Society, Student Advisor, Writing Assistant, Students in Newman (S.I.N.)
Favorite Campus Memory: Meeting all my classmates for the first time during Orientation weekend as an incoming freshman last year!



Patrick Maehler '17
Hometown: Vista, CA
Major: Neuroscience; Minor: Mathematics
Club/Activities: Men's Varsity Soccer
Favorite Campus Memory: Meeting all my fellow classmates for the first time during freshmen Orientation.



Mahsheed Mahjor '17
Hometown: Kabul, Afghanistan
Major(s): International Studies and Business 
Clubs/Activities: ASA, Feminist Collective, BSA
Favorite Campus Memory: One of my favorite memories so far is the first time that I met my hallmates. Time showed that they are a group of amazing and talented individuals who I enjoy living with.



Lauren Masemore '15
Hometown: Bethlehem, PA
Major: Media & Communications; Minor: Business
Clubs/Activities: Muhlenberg Activities Council, FUZiiON, Habitat for Humanity
Favorite Campus Memory: I loved Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives night. Trying the different foods and spending time with friends was a great time.



Melissa Mayol '17
Hometown: Ridgefield Park, New Jersey
Major: Biology
Clubs/Activities: BSA (treasurer), Tour Guide
Favorite Campus Memory: The awesome magician during the fall Family Weekend.



Haley Needle '17
Hometown: Scotch Plains, NJ
Majors/Minors: Undeclared
Clubs/Activities: Aikido Club, Swim Club, Enact, Feminist Collective, Art Day, Outdoors Club, Garden Club
Favorite Campus Memory: As a freshman my best memory on campus was seeing President Helm dress up as Batman. Otherwise, I really enjoyed finals week.



Steven Puccetti '16
Hometown: Hackettstown, New Jersey
Majors: Finance and International Studies
Clubs/Activities: Student Government Association, College Republicans, Campus Delegate, Work in the Office of Community Engagement
Favorite Campus Memory: Late night runs to the GQ with friends.



Danielle Rockman '16
Hometown: Scotch Plains, New Jersey
Major: Jewish Studies/Elementary Education Certification Program
Clubs/Activities: Tour Guide, Muhlenberg Activities Council, Challah for Hunger
Favorite Campus Memory: Battle of the Chefs.



Emeley Rodriguez '15
Hometown: Bronx, New York
Major: Political Science; Minor: Sociology
Clubs/Activities: Comunidad Latina, Diversity Vanguard, Multicultural Council, Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority Inc.
Favorite Campus Memory: Doing the Sedhei Diversity Project and presenting it to the Class of 2017.



Jonathan Ross '16
Hometown: Highland Mills, NY
Majors: Biology and Psychology
Clubs/Activities: Alpha Phi Omega, Tour Guide, Hillel
Favorite Campus Memory: Having great conversations with faculty.



Vanessa Ruggiero '17
Hometown: Bethlehem, PA
Majors: Business and Political Science
Clubs/Activities: Class Council, MTA
Favorite Campus Memory: Opening Convocation.



Giulia Santoro '16
Hometown: Bridgewater, NJ
Major: Business Administration and Media Communications
Clubs/Activities: Work at Trexler Library
Favorite Campus Memory: Meeting my dorm mates.



Kristen Sehn '15
Hometown: Saylorsburg, PA
Major(s): Theater and Media and Communication
Clubs/Activities: Muhlenberg Theater Association (MTA), Gospel Choir, Dance
Favorite Reunion/Homecoming Memory: My favorite homecoming memory was getting to attend the Heritage dinner. It was an honor to share my college experiences with graduates from over 50 years ago and talk about what has changed since then. It gave me an even greater appreciation for the college to see all of those people to whom Muhlenberg meant so much.



Katie Skwirut '16
Hometown: Mannington, NJ
Majors: Biology and Music (performance focus)
Clubs/Activities: Phi Sigma Sigma Sorority, executive board member, Opera Club, Collegium Musica, Women's Ensemble, RA in Brown and will be an HR in Taylor next year.
Favorite Campus Memory: One of my favorite memories was attending the Mr. Muhlenberg competition with my friends.



Malcolm Spurlock '16
Hometown: Westfield, NJ
Majors: Media Communications/Elementary Education Certification Program
Clubs/Activities: Student Government Association, Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity (Social Chair), 2016 Class Council, MBC Television Station Secretary, Pride House Representative
Favorite Campus Memory: Seeing all my friends happy and excited to celebrate the different members of Greek Life on Bid Day.



Taylor Trifiolis '16
Hometown: Whippany, NJ
Major: Biology
Clubs/Activities: Speaker of the House for Student Athlete Mentors, Student Advisor, Muhlenberg Softball
Favorite Campus Memory: My favorite memory of being on campus so far has been being a student advisor for incoming freshmen!



Amber Walker '16
Hometown: Jamison, PA
Major: Biology
Clubs/Activities: Phi Mu Sorority, Colleges Against Cancer, DCF, the Sanctuary
Favorite Campus Memory: Midnight breakfast right before finals week.



Felisa Wiley '16
Hometown: St. Thomas, USVI
Majors: Media Communications and Film
Clubs/Activities: BSA, MAC, MMA, SGA, SQUAD, SUSAB, Work at Information Desk in Seeger's Union
Favorite Campus Memory: My first hall meeting would definitely be my favorite memory at 'Berg. My RA, Zaraya, was so lively and it made everyone feel welcome and created such a warm and caring environment. It's also where I met most of my friends.



Jessica Wilson '16
Hometown: Littleton, Colorado
Major: Chemistry
Clubs/Activities: Swim Club, Lutheran Student Movement, Chapel, Dana Scholar, Tour Guide, Campus Delegate
Favorite Campus Memory: A Cappella Fest in the spring or just simply sitting on the lawn doing homework and relaxing with friends.



Ginelle Wolfe '16
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Majors: Psychology and Media & Communications
Clubs/Activities: Tour Guide (Executive Board), Alpha Phi Omega (Vice President of Membership), Student Advisor, Admissions Blogger, Campus Delegate, Delta Zeta (Vice President of Programming)
Favorite Campus Memory: It's a tie between Marathon Theater and the Eric Hutchinson concert. During Marathon Theater, it hit me how many talented people go to my school and I couldn't get enough of it. Good thing there were 24 hours straight of performances! Also, when I found out Muhlenberg was bringing Eric Hutchinson to campus, I remember jumping around in the Prosser basement and promising myself I would get a front row spot at the concert!



Chelsea Young '15
Hometown: Hadley, Massachusetts
Major: Neuroscience; Minor: Mathematics and Public Health
Clubs/Activities: Colleges Against Cancer, Adopt-A-Grandparent, Arcadia Hospice Volunteer, Chemistry Club, Mathematics Club, Alpha Chi Omega Sorority,
Favorite Reunion/Homecoming Event: I've always loved attending the football game on Homecoming weekend, but this will be my first year working with the Keys so I'm excited for the new experiences.





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