Ramsey Smith


Lauren Angus

Email: lma85@pitt.edu, she/her.

Nithya Achanta

Hi! I’m Nithya Achanta (she/her) and I’m originally from Memphis, TN. I’m currently a junior finance major in the College of Business Administration. Seminar in Composition was my favorite class that I’ve taken at Pitt so far. My favorite TV shows are Suits and Gossip Girl, and my favorite movies are the Harry Potter series. In my free time, I love taking walks around campus and baking with my roommates.

Laura Alcock

I grew up in Upstate New York in a rural community with my parents and my older brother who works as a marketing analyst. I am a senior at the University of Pittsburgh Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences. I graduated high school with my associate’s degree so I am quite a bit ahead. I plan to go on to law school after undergraduate to study constitutional law. This past summer I studied abroad in London and completed a wrongful conviction program.

Year: Senior
Pronouns: She/her
Pitt email: lra13@pitt.edu
School: Dietrich
Major: Political Science
Fun fact: I did fifteen years of dance starting at the age of three.
On campus I can be found: Posvar
Favorite class taken at Pitt: Argumentation with Dr. Walker
Favorite tv show: Gilmore Girls
Favorite movie: Candy Jar, Little Italy
Favorite book: Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Favorite quote: “The world only exists in your eyes. You can make it as big or small as you want.” F. Scott Fitzgerald

Aru Mokkapati

Hi! My name is Aru Mokkapati and I am a rising Junior majoring in Political Science and minoring in Business and Hindi. In the past I have served as a member of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee, and will now be a part of the Judicial Committee. I am super excited and honored to be serving on this committee as well as providing a fair and transparent framework to better student life on campus!

Year: Junior
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Pitt Email: arm250@pitt.edu
School: Dietrich School of Arts and Science
Major: Political Science Minor: Business and Hindi
Fun fact: I love breakfast with a view…my favorite view was Mount Batur in Kintamani Village, Bali
On campus I can be found in Alumni Hall
Favorite class taken at Pitt: Government and Politics in the Middle East
Favorite TV shows: House of Cards, Scandal, and Evil
Favorite movies: GoodFellas, all the Godfathers, and To Be or Not to Be
Favorite book: The Innocent Man by John Grisham
Favorite quote: “Question Everything” – Euripides

Jacob Emmerson

My name is Jacob, but you can also call me Tae. I am an aspiring software developer hoping to one day land a career in the field of artificial intelligence and business!

Year: Class of 2025
Pronouns: They/Them
Pitt Email: jte27@pitt.edu
School: School of Computing and Information
Major(s): Computer Science
Fun fact: I used to edit videos for YouTubers
On Campus I can be found…: Schenley Plaza
Favorite class taken at Pitt: MATH 230 🙂
Favorite TV show(s): Bojack Horsemen
Favorite movie(s): Fantastic Mr. Fox, Nightcrawler, Sorry to Bother You
Favorite book(s): Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
Favorite quote: “Live by the foma that make you brave and kind and healthy and happy.” – Kurt Vonnegut

Perpetua Buadoo

Hello! My name is Perpetua (Peppy) Buadoo. I am currently a junior at Pitt majoring in Psychology and minoring in Chemistry and Korean on a Pre-Med track. I have a passion for global health, criminal justice, and medicine. I hope to one day work in the global health equity field and help all communities around the globe advance in medicine.

Year: Junior
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Pitt Email: peb41@pitt.edu
School: Dietrich
Major(s): Psychology (Chemistry and Korean Minor)
Fun fact: I have been to 15 different countries!
On campus I can be found…: Treats n Beans
Favorite class taken at Pitt: Developmental Psychology with Dr. Leyva
Favorite TV show(s): Bojack Horseman
Favorite movie(s): Parasite (By Bong Joon-ho)
Favorite book(s): The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
Favorite quote: “Skadoosh” – Kung Fu Panda

Leonie Finke

Hello hello! I am Leonie Finke, a senior Neuroscience major and caffeine-fanatic. I am interested in pursuing a career at the intersection of Medicine, Law, and International Relations, and am therefore busy as a bumblebee. Please reach out with any questions you have on our governing documents and/or issues/initiatives on campus! I am available via email and during office hours, but you can also find me in Hillman 24/7/365 🙂

Year: senior
Pronouns: she/her
Pitt email: LCF27@pitt.edu
School: Dietrich (Honors college)
Major: Neuroscience
Fun fact: I design my own stickers!
On campus I can be found in Hillman (Always. No, seriously, always)
Favorite class taken at Pitt: Honors Global History of Anarchy with Dr. Leslie Hammond
Favorite TV Show: Fleabag
Favorite movie: Arrival
Favorite Book: The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, by Siddhartha Mukherjee
Favorite quote: “There is no such thing as a free lunch”