Undergraduate Student Spotlights

Nicole Heisler

Nutrition and Dietetics

Dream study abroad location:
Favorite Book (please include author):
The House Next Door by Richie Tankersley Cusick
My hidden talent:
Juggling :)
Three things I have with me at all times:
My cell phone, NYU ID card, and chapstick.
When I hear the word "genius," I think of:
Anyone that tries their best to follow their dreams and does not forgo who they are for anyone else.
My favorite study spot at NYU:
6th floor of the library.
Most adventurous thing I've ever done:
Tried waterskiing for the first time!
Community service I am most proud of:
Volunteering for an Aids/HIV dinner.
Childhood ambition:
To be a professional dancer.
Guilty pleasure:
Drinking chai and eating almond biscotti.
My favorite thing about NYC:
Most influential person during my college career at NYU:
Although I have only been at NYU for one semester so far, someone that stands out in my mind is my advisor and physiology teacher, Dr. Pinero.
Biggest challenge:
Remaining confident and believing in myself no matter what challenges I may face.
Dream job when I graduate:
Professional ballroom dancer as well as a dietician for other dancers.

Background Information

Where you grew up:
Wakefield, Rhode Island
Honors, Awards, and Achievements:
Dean's List.
Community Service and Other Activities:
Volunteering at different events for GNYDA, such as an HIV/Aids dinner and a WoMen's Health Conference. Also making lunches for a nearby homeless shelter through a club at school.