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2020-21 Student Advisory Committee Members

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Jewel Alston, CALS 2021

Jewel is a senior in CALS, pursuing a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies, focusing on Biology and Communication. In the future, she wants to work in SciComm. In her free time, Jewel loves to go adventuring outdoors, hang out with her friends and cook. She is passionate about helping others and would like to help you get more involved in giving back. If you have questions or want to talk, feel free to email her at

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Maegan Brejnik, CALS 2021

Maegan is a senior Environment and Sustainability major concentrating in Environmental Policy and Governance. From Virginia Beach, VA, she has a passion for traveling and a dream to help make the world a better place. When she's not volunteering with Tradition, she can be found working at Cornell Cinema, studying in the E&S lounge in Kennedy Hall, hanging with friends, and enjoying nature in any way that she can. She loves helping people, so don't hesitate to reach out to her at

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Massimo Carbone, EN 2022

Massimo is a junior studying Information Science in the College of Engineering. He's lucky to call gorgeous San Diego his home, yet he loves traveling to new and exciting places. He is hoping to study abroad in Italy this coming spring, but in the meantime is loving his time in Ithaca. On campus, he is involved with the Cornell Annual Fund, enjoys participating in philanthropy events for his fraternity, and is an avid skateboarder and member of the skateboarding club on campus. During his free time, Massimo loves playing the guitar and sleeping. If you see him skating around campus, say hi, or feel free to reach him at

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Corinne Cioffi, AS 2021

Corinne is a senior from Staten Island, New York studying at the College of Arts & Sciences as a Linguistics major and Italian minor.  By focusing on Linguistics courses, she hopes to go into a Speech oriented career.  In addition to being a dedicated Tradition fellow and Co-Chair of the SAC, Corinne dedicates her time to Big Red Ambassadors, the Midnight Comedy Troupe, and working for the English department.  Her favorite activities include power-napping, spending her BRB’s on calzones, and exploring Ithaca with her friends.  Feel free to contact her anytime at

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Sebastian Contreras, AAP 2023

Sebastian is a sophomore in the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning majoring in Architecture and pursuing a minor in Business studies. His plans in career development include working on LEED building designs to promote environmentally innovative constructions and travel the globe to experience cultural building styles firsthand, particularly Mexico. Sebastian is an ambassador for the College of AAP and has participated in volleyball and soccer intramural leagues. The hobbies Sebastian loves most are playing soccer, snowboarding, and being socially active, so if you happen to see him definitely say hi or at any point reach him at

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Savannah Drechsler, ILR 2021

Savannah is a senior from Long Island, NY in the ILR School. Aside from being a member of the SAC, Savannah loves working at Libe Cafe! She also enjoys exploring Ithaca and the Commons with her friends. In her free time she is a part of the Cornell Figure Skating Club and loves to be creative with art and music! She can be reached at

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Daniel Geda, AS 2022

Danny is a Junior from Washington, DC studying Psychology with minors in Anthropology and Business in the College of Arts & Sciences. He was born and raised in Ethiopia and moved to the United States for high school. When he is not busy with school or working at the library, you can find him volunteering around campus, grabbing a drink at Libe, or playing indoor soccer. He is a die-hard Arsenal fan and loves watching soccer. Feel free to reach him anytime at

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Catie Kopp, CALS 2023

Catie is a sophomore studying Applied Economics and Management in the Dyson School of Business and planning to minor in International Agriculture and Rural Development. In the future, she hopes to advise businesses in developing countries. Most days you can find Catie studying in Mann, eating in Trill, or working on the 3rd floor of Kennedy. Outside of school, Catie loves to play basketball, explore Ithaca with friends, and eat lots of ice cream. Email her anytime at or reach out to just say hi!                                                     

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Sveta Reddy, CALS 2022

Sveta is a junior from the fabulous town of Ithaca itself! She is a student of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and is majoring in Biology and minoring in Psychology. After Cornell, she hopes to further her education at medical school and ultimately pursue a career as a surgeon. On most days, you can find Sveta working at the Temple of Zeus cafe on campus, volunteering at the Loaves & Fishes soup kitchen, or doing homework at Mann! Her favorite things to do are hanging out with friends, listening to music and writing poetry. Feel free to reach out and say hi to her anytime at!

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Tyler Rodriguez, ILR 2021

Tyler is a senior in the ILR school from NYC. He hopes to pursue a legal career in the future, wanting to fight for voices that are often left unheard. In addition to community service, Tyler likes to dedicate time towards helping provide resources and a community for underrepresented students on campus through the Minority ILR Student Organization. In his free time, he enjoys playing basketball as a 5’3” guard and likes exploring different restaurants in NYC and Ithaca. If you have any restaurant recommendations, have any questions or just want to talk, feel free to reach him at

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 Anja Samardzija, EN 2021

Anja is a junior majoring in Electrical Engineering in the College of Engineering. She acquired her primary education in Novi Sad, Serbia and spent her last two years of high school in Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey. In addition to being a Tradition Fellow and a SAC member, Anja is an undergraduate research assistant, a calculus teaching assistant, and a tenor in the philanthropic a capella group “Mediocre Melodies.” In her spare time, Anja enjoys hanging out with friends, going to the gym, and exploring downtown Ithaca. Feel free to contact Anja at anytime at

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 Sam Townzen, HE 2022

Sam is a junior from San Jose, California, studying Human Development with a minor in Inequality Studies. She works as a student chef in Risley’s dining hall and serves on her sorority’s philanthropy team. In her free time, Sam enjoys reading Stephen King novels and watching way too much TV. Feel free to reach out to her at!