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Carleton Ambassador and Student Tour Leaders

Jing Jing Munson

Jing Jing Munson ’25

Student Director of Class Visits

Hometown: Lino Lakes, MN
Major: Psychology (minor in Neuroscience)


Jing Jing (she/her/hers) loves Carleton for the community and academics! After studying abroad in Prague during the fall term of 2022, Jing Jing returned to campus to play on Syzygy, Carleton’s DI women’s ultimate team, go on adventures with CANOE Club, and continue her research in Dr. Meerts’ behavioral neuroscience lab.

Jocelyn Ferguson

Jocelyn Ferguson ’25

Student Transfer Engagement Specialist

Hometown: Minneapolis, MN
Major: Statistics

Before transferring to Carleton in fall 2021, Jocelyn (she/her/hers) spent two months working on a sustainable farm on the small island of Vieques, off of the East coast of Puerto Rico. Now that she’s on campus, you’ll find Jocelyn running on the women’s varsity track & field team and hanging out with Russ in the Math Skills Center.


Nia Terry ’26

Student Diversity and Inclusion Specialist

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Nia (she/her/hers) is involved in Carleton’s Black Student Alliance (BSA), and frequents the Office of Intercultural Life (OIL). Beyond Carleton’s campus, Nia’s pictures of her pandemic sidewalk chalk art are in the Los Angeles Public Library COVID-19 Community Archive. Her favorite thing about Carleton is that there are so many opportunities to try new things and so many people to try those new things with, she’s constantly looking for adventure!

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Ren Manuel ’24

Student Director of Ambassador Oversight

Hometown: Murphy, NC
Majors: Studio Art & Art History

Ren (they/them) can always be found wandering around in the Arb, in line for coffee, or staring intently at art in the Weitz Center for Creativity or Boliou Hall. They are the QuestBridge co-president, and are involved with the Office of Accessibility Resources, the Gender and Sexuality Center, and TRIO/SSS.

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Scott Hudson ’24

Student Director of Tour Guide Development and Training

Hometown: Sparks, MD
Major: History (minors in Digital Arts & Humanities and European Studies)

Alongside involvement in general shenanigans around campus, Scott (he/him/his) is a DJ on KRLX, Carleton’s very own student-run FM radio station, co-founded the Carleton Film Society, and teaches the Quidditch PE class.

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Stella Dennehy ’24

Student Athletics Engagement Specialist

Hometown: Minneapolis, MN
Major: Political Science (minors in Spanish, Neuroscience, and Public Policy)

Stella (she/her/hers) does a lot of things on campus, many of which involve the admissions office! She serves as a tour guide, works as an athletics fellow, and runs the Carleton College TikTok (drop a follow). She dabbles in the student activities office to help plan events, in addition to being employed at The Ole Store, a restaurant in town. She also plays on Carleton’s varsity volleyball team.

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Aleia Johnson ’24

Hometown: Rochester, MN
Major: Political Science/International Relations (minor in Educational Studies)

Around campus you’ll find Aleia (she/her/hers) competing on the varsity swim & dive team, dancing in Synchrony II, and crafting (Aleia also up-cycles clothes!). Her favorite spot on campus is the Gould Library (aka “the Libe”) – be sure to ask her which floor is her favorite!

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Angie Pius ’24

Hometown: Lexington, KY
Major: Political Science (minor in Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies)

Angelina (she/her/hers) is a lover of the outdoors and leads trips with Carleton’s Association of Nature and Outdoor Enthusiasts (aptly named, CANOE). When not outside, Angelina is either volunteering with the Food Recovery Network or playing the oboe in Carleton’s band (or maybe she’s at the Goodhue Superlounge!)

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Annie Wiener ’26

Hometown: Concord, MA

Annie (she/her/hers) loves how friendly people are at Carleton! She finds community in Northfield in many ways including as the first year liaison for Jewish Students of Carleton. During fall term you can find her watching the shifting foliage from the Goodhue Superlounge.


Carolina Cabanela ’25

Hometown: Moorhead, MN

Around campus, Carolina (she/they) is involved in ballroom dancing, technical theater, social dance, and Carleton’s music community. Carolina loves their social dance community because everyone is so nice! And, if you’re looking for a book recommendation, just ask! Carolina would be thrilled to give you their thoughts on one of their most recent reads.

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Chance Tunnissen ’26

Hometown: Hardwick, MN

Chance (he/him/his) is involved in both club sailing, and club tennis at Carleton. Additionally, Chance is an active member of KRLX, Carleton’s student run radio station, TRIO, and the outdoor club CANOE! When asked what his favorite thing about Carleton is, Chance told us it was the people 🙂

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Ella Kuriyama ’26

Hometown: Claremont, CA

Ella (she/her/hers) loves that Carls have a great sense of humor, because it makes learning together all the more enjoyable. She is involved in IM basketball, KRLX radio, classical music (solo and chamber), and participates in Japanese language events. Her favorite place on campus is the Lower Arb because it’s always full of life!

Harrison sitting by a lake

Harrison Redfern ’26

Hometown: Cedar Falls, IA

Harrison (he/him/his) stays busy at Carleton! He is a captain of the club water polo team, plays both IM basketball and broomball, and participates in activities hosted by the German and physics departments. He loves the atmosphere of Carleton in that its students are focused on academics but they don’t let it get in the way of fun.

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Henry Moshfeghi ’25

Hometown: Stanford, CA
Major: History (pre-med) (minor in Religion)

Henry (He/Him/His) is heavily involved in activities around campus, including music (Henry plays the tuba!), internships, research, the Cow Print, the Carletonian, and Club Tennis. Henry is also on the executive board of Carleton’s Alumni Annual Fund. In his free time, he enjoys exploring the Arb and playing Scrabble.

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Henry Petrini ’25

Hometown: New York City, NY
Major: Biology (minor in Classics)

If Henry (he/him/his) was a place at Carleton, he would be our historical Goodsell Observatory! His favorite thing about Carleton is all the strange traditions, which serve as good markers of time throughout the terms. Henry is involved IM Broomball, KRLX radio, Alzheimer’s Buddies, and Model UN!

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Julia Nicole Dunn ’25

Hometown: Portmore, Jamaica
Major: Political Science/International Relations (minor in Educational Studies)

Following her passion for community building, Julia (she/her/hers) is actively involved in Women of Color Plus and Students Engaging in Essential Dialogue (SEED), is a member of the African Caribbean Association (ACA), and has also worked with the International Student Life Office (ISL). Her favorite things about Carleton (aside from Sayles’ iced vanilla oat lattes) are its rich traditions, including Late Night Breakfast every term and Friday Flowers every…Friday!
Kate Burton ’24

Kate Burton ’24

Hometown: Wellesley, MA
Biology (pre-med)

Kate (she/her/hers) is a member of the Carleton Women’s Tennis team who speaks a bit of Spanish and enjoys participating in an a capella group on campus. While she’s never seen any of the classic Disney movies, she knows all the song lyrics!

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Katie Davis ’26

Hometown: Lyme, NH

Katie (she/her/hers) loves spending time outside in Carleton’s arboretum, during all seasons! In fact, she is a captain of the Nordic ski club, in addition to serving on the French activities council and being involved in music. If Katie were a place at Carleton, she would be Dacie Moses house, which is stocked cookie-baking ingredients 24/7!

Livi in front of the Carleton watertower

Livi Peters ’26

Hometown: Rockledge, FL

Livi (she/her/hers) plays for the Varsity Softball team, takes piano lessons in the Weitz, and is involved in the athletic departments at Carleton. If she was a place on campus, Livi would be the CAVE, Carleton’s student-run music venue! Livi visits the 2 thrift stores in Northfield, Clothes Closet and Thrifty Parrot at least once a term!

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Margie Clauss ’24

Hometown: Minneapolis, MN
Major: Linguistics (minor in Medieval and Renaissance Studies)

If Margie (she/they) were a place at Carleton, they would be Sayles, Carleton’s bustling student center! Margie is a varsity Basketball player, is a DJ for KRLX, Carleton’s student-run radio station, and occasionally participates in Carleton Association of Nature and Outdoor Enthusiasts (CANOE). In their free time, Margie works at a food truck!

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Robert Healy ’25

Hometown: Washington, D.C.
Major: Political Science/International Relations

Robert (he/him/his) is a Club Volleyball athlete who loves spending time in Sayles, our main student center and cafe for the noisy and studious vibe there. When he’s not on the court or at the cafe, Robert is probably working on his campus project (a continuation of his A&I) or working with our International Student Life division.

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Ronnie Ross ’26

Hometown: Oak Park, IL

Ronnie (they/he) is a commodore of the Carleton Sailing Club, a member of the Carleton Equestrian Team, and loves going on trips with the outdoor club CANOE! Their favorite thing about Carleton is simply the exceptionally good vibes. If they were a place at Carleton, they would be the classroom on 4th Leighton that has skylights!

Shira outside in the fall

Shira Dubin ’25

Hometown: Tucson, AZ
Major: Biology (minor in Philosophy)

When Shira (she/her/hers) is not playing ultimate frisbee with Syzygy, one of Carleton’s D1 teams, you can find her researching disease ecology, playing club soccer, doing social dance, and Nordic skiing in the arboretum! Shira likes the personal connections with professors and sense of community in classes at Carleton. A fun fact about her is that her favorite snack combo is peanut butter and carrots.

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Stella Pinto ’26

Hometown: Hanover, NH

Stella (she/her/hers) is a founding member of club recess, is a project friendship mentor, plays IM broomball and softball, and works in the post office! She loves how friendly and caring everyone here is, and also enjoys seeing all the rabbits in the bushes around campus. If Stella was a place on Carleton’s campus, she would be the bench in the arb overlooking Bell field.

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Will Hassell ’25

Hometown: Hillsboro, NC
Major: English (minors in Creative Writing and Educational Studies)

Will’s (he/him/his) favorite thing about Carleton is the amount of open space that the campus has, as it is a good reprieve from stress. He has seen the movie The Princess Bride at least 20 times, and can recite large portions of it! Outside of the classroom, Will is a member of CHOP, one of Carleton’s D3 ultimate frisbee teams, and is a member of disc golf club and board game club.


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Amelia Watt ’25

Hometown: Yarmouth, ME
Major: English

The best attribute of Carleton, according to Amelia (she/her/hers), is the strong community of curious, friendly, and enthusiastic learners. And she would know! Not only is Amelia engaging with her peers as part of the Model United Nations team (ranked easily in the top 100 nation-wide) but she’s also a captain of Carleton’s Righteous Babes water polo team. A fun fact about Amelia is that she’s written in a journal everyday since 7th grade!

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Blake Neithart ’24

Hometown: Pasadena, CA
Major: Political Science (minor in History)

As a varsity football and track & field athlete, you can often find Blake (he/him) in the Rec Center. He is also engaged in the Student-Athlete Advisory Council and in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes where he finds an inviting community. Blake is a true student-athlete given his excitement to connect with Carleton’s world class professors inside the classroom.

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Fátima Reyes ’25

Hometown: Guatemala
Major: Sociology/Anthropology (minors in Latin American Studies, Educational Studies, Cross-Cultural Studies)

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Throughout the whole year, Fátima (she/her/ella) finds the Chapel to be beautiful. And this is great because she spends ample time there as the board co-president for Fellowship in Christ. Her leadership doesn’t end there as she is also the editor for the Undergraduate Journal of Humanistic Studies. To keep herself healthy, Fátima always has a banana with her; she calls it her emergency banana.

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Jack Allen ’24

Hometown: Wildwood, MO
Major: Geology (minor in Math)

One of Jack’s (he/him/his) primary extracurricular activities is as a mentor and event volunteer for Project Friendship. Project Friendship is a community partnership matching local elementary and middle school students with mentors, like Jack, at Carleton and St. Olaf colleges. You can also find Jack spending time at the Oak Grove in the Lower Arb, working on his social dance skills, and serving as the treasurer for the Academic Quiz Team!


Malvika Malhotra ’25

Hometown: New Delhi, India and London, United Kingdom
Major: Psychology (minor in Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies)

Je parle francais! Aur main Hindi bhi bolti hun!

Malvika (she/her) is not only a student of dance at Carleton but she’s also a dance instructor. And when she’s not dancing, you can find Malvika engaged in the Health Psychology Research Lab or lounging on the cozy couches of Upper Sayles. When asked about her favorite aspects of Carleton Malvika said two things: 1) having deep conversations with people you just met and 2) the cute bunnies hopping around campus every spring.

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Nyemade Fallah ’24

Hometown: Minneapolis, MN
Major: Psychology

Nyemade (she/her/hers) loves our student center Sayles because it’s a social hub where you can meet other people. When she’s not in Sayles, you can find Nyemade playing on an IM Basketball team, managing the Women’s Basketball team, and participating in cultural organizations including BSA (Black Student Alliance), ACA (African Caribbean Association), TRIO, OIL (Office of Intercultural Life), and various cultural house activities! A fun fact about Nyemade is that both of her parents are Liberian. At Carleton, Nyemade really enjoys the support from the professors, student services, and counselors. She always knows that help is available on campus.

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Tan Zhou ’25

Hometown: Yiwu, China
Major: Political Science/International Relations (minor in Education Studies)


If Tan (she/her/hers) were a place on Carleton’s campus, she would be Watson Hall because it’s where she has the most memories! And Tan has made a lot of memories being involved in organizations ranging from ISL (International Student Life Office) and OHP (Office of Health Promotion). She is the founding president for CORE (Carleton Association of Rising Entrepreneurs) and she even received $10,000 for winning the Carleton 2023 startup competition!