Social Media Ambassadors

Follow our Social Media Ambassadors on Instagram @MarshalluLife to see a glimpse of their student experience at Marshall University. Use the hashtags below to see each of their individual posts!

Paige Looney


I’M EXCITED.
I AM A DAUGHTER OF MARSHALL.

Meet Paige! A Political Science and History major from Proctorville, OH, Paige loves life at Marshall.

Her favorite spot on campus is in front of the 4th Avenue side of Old Main. When she graduates, she wants to shoot for the stars, hopefully landing as Director of the National Parks Service or director of a Broadway musical. She encourages potential Marshall students to be engaged with campus and try new things even if they’re scared.

When she’s not studying, Paige enjoys rock climbing, kazoo playing, and listening to podcasts. She has hiked to the top of Angel’s Landing in Zion National Park in Utah! Her favorite place to eat in Huntington is Backyard Pizza.

Follow Paige and her adventures on our Marshall U Life Instagram:

@marshallulife


#MarshalluPaige


Buffy Six


I’M UNCONVENTIONAL.
I AM A DAUGHTER OF MARSHALL.

Meet Buffy Six! She’s an Online Journalism Major from Sutton, WV.

She’s a dog mom to Willow Bay and Apollo Gryphon, but when she’s not with them she loves hanging out by the Memorial Fountain or Buskirk Field. She hopes to be a documentary journalist or an author who focuses on historical places. Her favorite class this semester is JMC301, where she reports for the campus newspaper, The Parthenon.

She loves pop and hip-hop music, and her favorite place to eat in Huntington is a tie between Fazoli’s and Cookout.

Follow Buffy’s life on our Marshall U Life Instagram:

@marshallulife


#MarshalluBuffy6


Muhammad Salman


I’M DEDICATED.
I AM A SON OF MARSHALL.

Meet Muhammad! He is a Computer Science major from Pakistan, and he wants to be a photographer or a software engineer.

He encourages Marshall students to “work like a family and live like a family.” His favorite spot on campus is the Rec Center. When he’s not in class, he takes pictures, works out, or hangs out downtown.

Follow Salman’s life in pictures on our Marshall U Life Instagram:

@marshallulife


#MarshalluSalman


Maria Stear


I’M CAPABLE.
I AM A DAUGHTER OF MARSHALL.

Meet Maria! Maria is a Pre-Nursing Major from Summersville, WV. Her dream job is to be a nurse at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and she also wants to travel around Europe.

She encourages potential Marshall students to get involved and have a social life but don’t forget to study. Her favorite spot on campus is Buskirk field, and when she isn’t studying, she is running, hiking, or traveling. Her favorite place to eat in Huntington is Max and Erma’s, and she says her favorite type of music is old country.

Follow Maria’s journey on our Marshall U Life Instagram:

@marshallulife


#MarshalluMaria


Brandon Cavendish


I’M DETERMINED.
I AM A SON OF MARSHALL.

Meet Brandon! He is a Digital Forensics major from Summersville, WV. He tells potential Marshall students to try new things. While Brandon’s dream job is to work for the FBI, he also enjoys singing. His favorite class is chamber choir.

While he sings in the chamber choir, Brandon loves to listen to rock music. His favorite place to eat in Huntington is Margarita’s.

If you ever see Brandon in his favorite spot, Smith Music Hall, make sure to ask him about his computer – he built it!

Follow Brandon’s digital day on our Marshall U Life Instagram:

@marshallulife


#MarshalluBrandonC


Kaylie Beaver


I’M RELIABLE.
I AM A DAUGHTER OF MARSHALL.

Meet Kaylie! She’s an Elementary Education major from Parkersburg, WV. She’s a Resident Advisor in the first-year residence halls, but her favorite spot on campus is by the Memorial Fountain.

Kaylie’s dream job is to be a literacy specialist, and she wants to travel more when she gets older. She also enjoys reading, playing the piano, running, and shopping.

Her favorite place to eat in Huntington is Banhoff or the Marshall Hall of Fame Café.

She encourages potential Marshall students to be confident in their ability to incite change.

Follow Kaylie’s school experience on our Marshall U Life Instagram:

@marshallulife


#MarshalluKaylie


Luca Brambilla


I’M ECLECTIC.
I AM A SON OF MARSHALL.

Meet Luca! He’s a Biology Pre-Med major from Italy! He says his accents comes and goes depending on the day. True to his Italian roots, Luca loves spaghetti –especially from Jim’s Spaghetti.

His favorite place on campus is the third floor of Drinko Library, and he spends a lot of time studying there. He would love to be an immunologist, and his favorite class is microbiology. When he’s not studying in Drinko, Luca listens to Italian rap music or reads.

His advice to potential Marshall students is to get out of their comfort zones and get involved.

Follow Luca’s experience on our Marshall U Life Instagram:

@marshallulife


#MarshalluLuca


Langley Sonnenberg


I’M CURIOUS.
I AM A DAUGHTER OF MARSHALL.

Meet Langley! She is from the Yakota Air Base in Japan, and she has three majors: Economics, Accounting, and Finance. Her dream job is to be a lawyer.

She is a dog mom to S’more and Coco, both named after her love of chocolate. She also loves 80’s music, historical fiction, and naps. Her favorite place on campus is Starbucks, and her favorite place to eat in Huntington is the Bodega.

A self-proclaimed Disney fanatic, Langley encourages potential Marshall students to make friends outside their normal social group and to enjoy their time in college.

Follow Langley’s magical time at Marshall on our Instagram:

@marshallulife


#MarshalluLangley


Erin Fields


I’M DRIVEN.
I AM A DAUGHTER OF MARSHALL.

Meet Erin! She’s an Advertising major from New Manchester, WV. She’s also a member of the Marching Thunder!

She plays guitar, sings the “Hamilton” album, and tutors at the writing center. Her favorite place on campus is the Rec. She also encourages potential Marshall students to get involved and not to be afraid.

Her favorite place to eat in Huntington is Jewel City Seafood. She also collects hats; she thinks her collection is around 20!

Follow Erin’s march through college on our Instagram:

@marshallulife


#MarshalluErin


Rickie Carter


I’M AMBITIOUS.
I AM A SON OF MARSHALL.

Meet Rickie! He is a marketing major from Ansted, WV. His dream job is to be the general manager for the Oklahoma City Thunder.

His favorite place on campus is Drinko Library. If he could share any advice with future students he would tell them not to be afraid to try new things and to always check their email.

Rickie’s place to eat in Huntington is Margarita’s. He enjoys hip hop and rap music and spends most of his time playing sports, binge-watching television shows and hanging out with friends. His favorite color is pink and he is super scared of frogs.

Follow Rickie’s journey through college on our Instagram:

@marshallulife


#marshalluRickiec