Undergraduate Admissions

Emily Derrenbacher

Emily DerrenbacherMajors: Psychology and Studio Art

Minor: English

Hometown: Syracuse, NY (Onondaga County)

On-campus involvement: Undergraduate Admissions Tour Guide; Freshman Peer Mentor; Winging It blogger

Interesting fact: I like to bake.

Most unique Brockport experience: Having breakfast with Temple Grandin with the Teachers of Tomorrow Living Learning Community. She is someone I really admire and meeting her was incredible. I know I would have never had such an amazing opportunity if I was not at Brockport.

Favorite thing about Brockport: How easy the campus is to navigate. At first it can be overwhelming, but all of the academic buildings are close together and nothing is hard to find.

Favorite place to study: Library

Favorite off-campus location/thing to do: Water Street Music Hall in Rochester

Favorite food on campus: Calzones

Favorite way to stay active on campus: Late night runs at SERC

One class that every student should take before graduating from Brockport: Child Psychology

5 most important things a freshman should bring to campus:

  • Rain boots
  • A fan
  • Water
  • Hoodies
  • Lots of Pictures

Favorite quote: "Keep smiling because this life is a beautiful thing and there's so much to smile about." -- Marilyn Monroe

What do you like most about being a Tour Guide?: I love being involved on campus and sharing everything I know about Brockport with prospective students.