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Whitney White



Whitney joined UC in August 2017. She enjoys supporting family members as they help their student successfully navigate the many aspects of the university experience.

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Dy'Mand Montgomery

Program Manager


Dy’Mand is a native of Dayton, OH. Dy’Mand has always had a strong passion for parents and a desire to make their transition as smooth as possible. She is a Bearcat through and through!

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Alyssa Pirc

Student Ambassador

Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio

Alyssa is a 2nd year majoring in Psychology & Women's Gender & Sexuality Studies. She is excited to get more involved on campus and to gain essential work experience while working for the university.

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Alex Benseler

Parent & Family Ambassador

Hometown: New Albany, Ohio

Alex is a second year civil engineering student. Outside of school work, he enjoys hanging with friends, playing basketball, and binging Netflix!

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Sumedha Kappagantula

Parent & Family Ambassador

Hometown: West Chester, Ohio

Sumedha is a second year biomedical engineering student in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences. She is an Indian-American, and the first person in her family to obtain an undergraduate degree in the USA!

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Taaj Jones

Parent & Family Ambassador

Hometown: Twinsburg, Ohio

Taaj is a fourth year studying Sociology and also Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies! She loves being on the exec board of URGE (United for Reproductive & Gender Equity), which is an action-based, social change organization here on campus!

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Valerie Heintz

Parent & Family Ambassador

Hometown: Chesterland, Ohio

Valerie is second year in the Lindner College of Business. She is studying Finance with a minor in international business. Valerie is excited to get more involved on-campus and to meet new people!

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Stephanie Varney

Parent & Family Ambassador

Hometown: Trenton, Ohio

Stephanie is a 3rd year Fashion Design major/Marketing minor currently serving as an executive board member for UC Dance Marathon. Stephanie is thankful for all of the opportunities that UC offers and looks forward to getting to know your family!

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Tyler Adams

Parent & Family Ambassador

Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio

Tyler is a 4th year majoring in Marketing and Psychology with a certificate in Public Relations. He is a first-generation college student who is very active on campus. He enjoys mentoring and giving back to his community in any way possible.