Student Ambassadors

Alana Winnert

Class Year: Senior

Majors: Psychology & Criminal Justice

Hometown: Buffalo, NY   (Erie County)

On-campus involvement: Student Employee at Harrison Dining Hall and at the Townhome Community Center, Research Assistant for Criminal Justice Department with Prof. Noelle Turner, Note Taker for Office for Student with Disabilities, Undergraduate Admissions Student Ambassador

Most unique Brockport experience: Most unique experience had to be the Study Abroad program offered through Brockport where I was able to spend my summer in Dublin, Ireland interning for the Dublin North East Drugs Task Forc.

Favorite thing about Brockport: Favorite thing about Brockport is there is such amazing food! The dining hall, along with options like Kinetic Kafe for stir-fry or Union Square for sushi make Brockport's food selection one of the best! Oh, and the amazing weather...

Favorite food on campus: Buffalo Chicken Quesadillas from the Union Grille

Favorite place to study: My townhome

Favorite campus-sponsored event: Brock the Port or Thursdays in the Square

Favorite way to stay active on campus: Currently in an Intro to Weight Training Class, which is a great way to get me up in the morning and to the gym. Also, the SERC is amazing. In the spring and fall, renting bikes for free and bike riding along the canal is also really fun and beautiful!

One class that every student should take before graduating from Brockport: Introduction to Philosophy

5 most important things a freshman should bring to campus:

  • a fan
  • pictures of your family and friends
  • an egg crate
  • a rain jacket/boots
  • a message board for your door

Favorite off-campus place: The Brockport Diner on Saturday and Sunday mornings is one of the best places to be! Amazing food at great prices.

Favorite quote: "One day at a time."

Why did you want to become a Student Ambassador?: The College at Brockport has shown me the best and most productive four years of my life, and I want to let prospective students know just how amazing Brockport can be for them.