Undergraduate Student Spotlights

Nisa Nguyen

Media, Culture, and Communication

Community service activity I'm most proud of:
earthquake relief in Peru
Dream study abroad location:
Florence, Italy
Guilty pleasure:
Why I chose this program:
interesting insights into every day things we take for granted.
Childhood ambition:
successfully dig a hole to China
Biggest challenge:
resisting the snack aisle
Hidden talent:
flower arrangements
My favorite place to have coffee around NYU:
Patisserie Claude on West 4th - great pastries
A book from class I would never sell back:
Practices of Looking by Sturken and Cartwright
My dream job when I graduate:
public relations in the non-profit sector
Best vacation:
going to TIjuana with my family and building a house in 3 days
I would like to be remembered for my:
love of crosswords
Most influential person during my college career at NYU:
my friends
What I do to de-stress:
If I could have lunch with any person, dead or alive, I'd choose:
Harry Potter

Background Information

Where you grew up:
san diego
Honors, Awards, and Achievements:
Honor Roll, Dean's List, Cumulative GPA 3.7
Community Service and Other Activities:
- Organized, planned, and managed construction teams to build several houses in Tijuana, Mexico on 3 day "foundation to roof" work regimens - Utilized productive team building techniques to motivate, encourage & mentor multiple home construction teams