Undergraduate Student Spotlights

Marissa Miller

Media, Culture, and Communication

Community service activity I'm most proud of:
mentoring inner city girls
Dream study abroad location:
i'm doing it right now-PRAGUE!
Guilty pleasure:
honey-braided pretzel twists! so good!
Why I chose this program:
I knew that I wanted to study communications and I felt that this program was extremely well-structured and interesting!
Childhood ambition:
to be an actress
Biggest challenge:
Balancing internships, work, and school.
Hidden talent:
I know all the state capitals in alphabetical order!
My favorite place to have coffee around NYU:
Gregory's coffee shop
A book from class I would never sell back:
River of Shadows
My dream job when I graduate:
write for TIME magazine
Best vacation:
Paris and Rome
I would like to be remembered for my:
ambitious spirit
Most influential person during my college career at NYU:
Professor Benjamin Kafka
What I do to de-stress:
take a hot shower
If I could have lunch with any person, dead or alive, I'd choose:
Henry Kissinger

Background Information

Where you grew up:
Windham, NH
Honors, Awards, and Achievements:
St. Anselm's Book Award, Rotary Club Scholarship, National Honor Society Treasurer, Dean's List
Community Service and Other Activities:
Mentoring inner city girls, volunteering at homeless shelters and nursing homes, traveling to New Orleans when Katrina hit to work with the children there, volunteering at local libraries in my home area