Social Media Ambassadors

The Marshall University Social Media Ambassador program is a fun way for our students to show others what it’s like to be a student at Marshall. Follow our Social Media Ambassadors on Instagram @MarshalluLife to see a glimpse of the student experience at Marshall.

Meet our ambassadors below and use their personal hashtags to see all of their posts on Instagram.

2019-20 Social Media Ambassadors

 

Paige Looney

MarshallUPaige
I’M ADVENTUROUS.
I AM A DAUGHTER OF MARSHALL.

Meet Paige! A Political Science and History major from Proctorville, OH.

She says her favorite place to go on campus is on the stairs of Old Main facing 4th Avenue, especially in the fall. Her favorite thing about Huntington is the local art scene; she loves film, music, comedy, you name it! Paige’s dream job is to be an immigration lawyer. Her advice to future students is, "Marshall is big enough to meet someone new every day, but small enough to see someone you know everywhere. Take advantage."

When Paige is not in class, she enjoys rock climbing, musical theater, traveling, and comedy. Two unique things about Paige is she can speak Spanish, and there is a Looneyville, WV that she is the mayor of. (She’s just kidding about the mayor part.)

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

 

Buffy Six

MarshallUBuffy6I’M ENTHUSIASTIC.
I AM A DAUGHTER OF MARSHALL.

Meet Buffy! A Graduate Journalism student from Sutton, WV.

She says her favorite spot on campus is the Joan on Saturdays and the Memorial Fountain any other day. Her favorite thing about Huntington is all of the places to eat and all of the fun things to do, like hanging out at The Market or meeting up with friends in Pullman Square. Her advice to future students is, "Opportunities will fall in your lap, so don’t be afraid to grab on to them."

When Buffy is not in class, she can be found at any campus event or hanging around Old Main. Two unique things about Buffy is she attended the Bad Boy Mowers Gasperilla Bowl in Tampa and she flew in a plane for the first time this summer to Washington D.C.

Follow Buffy’s life on our Marshall U Life Instagram: #MarshallUBuffy6

 

Olivia Bird

MarshallUOlivia
I’M CARING.
I AM A DAUGHTER OF MARSHALL.

Meet Olivia! An advertising and public relations double major from Hurricane, WV.

Olivia is the first freshman ambassador and is excited to get involved! So far, her favorite spot on campus is her dorm room, although she can’t wait to explore new places. Her favorites places in Huntington are Ritter Park and the Huntington Museum of Art.

Two fun facts about Olivia are she has played tennis since elementary school and she has been in four countries outside of the US. She loves kayaking and yoga, as well as reading and relaxing. Olivia hopes to one day work for a non-profit.

Follow Olivia’s life in pictures on our Marshall U Life Instagram: #MarshallUOlivia

 

Kaylie Beaver

MarshallUKaylie

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

Meet Kaylie! An Elementary Education major from Vienna, WV.

She says her favorite place to be on campus is the First-Year Residence Halls where she is an RA and her favorite thing about Huntington is how passionate the community is about the city. She is hoping to one day become an elementary school literacy specialist. Her advice to future students is, "Go outside your room and get involved! Follow your passion. Campus has a lot to offer, so explore it!"

When Kaylie is not in class, she enjoys piano, teaching, and reading. Two unique things about Kaylie is she has minors in communication disorders and psychology and she has two cats: Tootsie and Cosette.

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

 

Luca Brambilla

MarshallULuca
I’M ECLECTIC.
I AM A SON OF MARSHALL.

Meet Luca! He’s a Biology 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 a microbiologist, and his favorite class is molecular medicine. When he’s not studying in Drinko, Luca is traveling, reading, and petting dogs, ducks, and small animals. A fun fact about Luca is he has hiked to Everest Base Camp!

His advice to potential Marshall students is to get out of their comfort zones and try something new.

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

 

Langley Sonnenberg

MarshallULangley
I’M HILARIOUS.
I AM A DAUGHTER OF MARSHALL.

Meet Langley! She is from the Yakota Air Base in Japan, and she is an Economics and Finace double major. She hopes to one day be the President of the United States.

She loves 80’s music, historical fiction, naps, Netflix, and hanging out with her dog Coco. Her favorite place on campus is the new Steak ‘N Shake, but really the honors college study rooms. Her favorite thing about Huntington is the culinary scene. Her signature dish is risotto.

Langley’s advice to potential students is, "Don’t be afraid to do things on your own. Some of my best memories at MU are from events I went to by myself and made new friends."

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

 

Kyle Powers
MarshallUKyle

I’M OUTGOING.
I AM A SON OF MARSHALL.

Meet Kyle! He’s a Criminal Justice major from Lavalette, WV. His dream job is to work for the Pittsburg Steelers, which he got to do part-time this summer.

Kyle is a lover of all things sports and enjoys aerial photography and videography. His special talents include saying the alphabet backwards and annoying Mike Powers. His favorite place on campus is by the fountain or in the Cam Henderson Center.

His advice to students is, "Enjoy every moment on campus. College is going to be a time where you will build relationships and friendships and make memories that you will never forget."

Follow Kyle’s life at Marshall on our Instagram: #MarshallUKyle

 

Cayce Murphy

MarshallUCayce

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

Meet Cayce! A Music Education and Vocal Performance major from Charleston, WV.

She says her favorite place to go on campus is the Rec Center and her favorite thing about Huntington is the diversity of the community and the thriving culture that is continuously displayed. She is hoping to one day be an elementary choral director and performer. Her advice to future students is, "Get involved on campus. There are so many opportunities to find your calling through activities and keep yourself busy not just through work, through things that you enjoy doing most."

When Cayce is not in class, she enjoys performing, telling bad jokes to her friends, and binge-watching Vine compilations. Two unique things about Cayce is she can whistle through her teeth, and she comes from a Marshall family. Her sister Chloe also attends Marshall and her parents met on campus.

Follow Cayce’s march through college on our Instagram: #MarshallUCayce

Samantha Taylor

MarshallUSamiI’M FRIENDLY.
I AM A DAUGHTER OF MARSHALL.

Meet Sami! She’s a Marketing major from Ashland, KY. She hopes to work in marketing in higher education.

Although she spends most of her time reading, she also helps at her church with stick ministry. She enjoys playing piano and spending time with her family. Her advice to students is, "Be involved. Don’t do the bare minimum."

Her favorite place on campus is anywhere outside and she loves the easy accessibility of Huntington.

Follow Sami’s life at Marshall on our Instagram: #MarshallUSami

 

Bouthiana Fathallah

MarshallUBoussy

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

Meet Boussy! She’s a Pre-med Biology major from Charleston, WV. She is a first-generation American and is fluent in Arabic and English and is learning French.

When she’s not hanging out on the student center balcony, she is painting, playing saxophone, traveling, or cooking. Boussy encourages students to get involved and get out of their comfort zones. "There are many clubs and extracurriculars that help you meet other students with similar interests."

Her favorite thing about Huntington is the friendly people and the events that are always happening around town. Boussy hopes to one day become a cardiothoracic surgeon.

Follow Boussy’s life at Marshall on our Instagram: #MarshallUBoussy

 

Apply now to become a social media ambassador for the 2020-21 school year!
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