Designation:

Board Member

Alex Spenceley

Hi there! My name is Alex Spenceley and I am a Junior studying Neuroscience on the pre-med track.  I was born and partially raised in George, South Africa before finishing middle and high school in Mechanicsburg, PA.  Outside of SGB, I am also a part of Pitt’s Ultimate Frisbee team and an undergraduate researcher in Dr. Yan Dong’s lab.  I am extremely excited to be an SGB Board Member this year and work with Pitt’s amazing faculty and student body.  If you have any questions for me about what I do or my initiatives, feel free to contact me at any time! H2P!

Year: Junior

School: Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Major: Neuroscience

Fun Fact: I’ve touched a tiger

On campus I can be Found: As far away from Hillman as possible

Favorite Class Taken at Pitt: Health and Disease in Modern Africa with Mari Webel

Favorite TV show: House of Cards/Master of None

Favorite Movie(s): Reservoir Dogs

Favorite Book(s):  When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

Favorite Quote:

To choose doubt as a philosophy of life is akin to choosing immobility as a means of transportation
 -Yann Martel