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Environmental Policy and Decision Making Majors

 

 

Colin Mcadoo

Peer MentorPortrait of Austin Kramer
mcadoo.14@osu.edu
Hometown: Yorkshire, Ohio
Major: Environmental Policy and Decision Making (EPDM)
Specialization: Communication and Behavior Change
Minor: Landscape Architecture
 

Career Interests:  I'd like to be an ecological landscape designer that specializes in the ornamental gardens and turf grass minimization of suburban residential sites. I'm not quite as interested in the public policy aspects of my degree path as I am in the sociological ones, specifically communication. Whatever I end up doing, I just hope it involved persuading people to use native plants! 

Favorite part of SENR/OSU: I love the huge variety of disciplines we have access to here at OSU, and enjoy taking classes in other departments sometimes.

 

 

 


Jaimee Hoelscher

Peer MentorPortrait of Austin Kramer
hoelscher.50@osu.edu
Hometown: Yorkshire, Ohio
Major: Environmental Policy and Decision Making (EPDM)
Specialization: Communication and Behavior Change
 

Career Interests: Upon graduating, I plan on working in environmental outreach and education or within corporate sustainability. Truly, I just want to educate others on the ongoings of the environmental issues that exist in our everyday lives. 

Favorite part of SENR/OSU: My favorite part of SENR at OSU is the fact that they make such a large campus feel like a smaller community. It gives the students in SENR, like me, a chance to meet and get to know other students who have the same passions that I do. 

Campus Involvements:

  • Alumnae Scholarship Housing House Manager @ Fechko

  • OSUVotes Student Ambassador

 


Julia O’Donnell

SENR AmbassadorPortrait of Austin Kramer
odonnell.368@osu.edu
Hometown: Cleveland Heights, Ohio
Major: Environmental Policy and Decision Making (EPDM)
Specialization: Policy and Governance
Minor: Nonprofit Management

Career Interests: Upon graduation in Spring 2023, I hope to go into corporate environment, social, and governance (ESG) work and help to make corporations more sustainable and aware of their impact on climate change. After working for a few years, I hope to go back to school for a master’s degree in sustainability.

Favorite part of SENR/OSU: My favorite part of Ohio State is the diversity of backgrounds and interests of the students. Over my time here I have met so many people that want to do amazing things to change the world, and I really don’t think that can be underestimated. Being surrounded by people who are passionate about how they want to impact the world is a really cool thing.

Internship/Research Experiences: In Summer 2021, I worked at an environmental nonprofit called Seaside Sustainability. Through my virtual internship, I conducted research, created educational videos, and helped to write curriculum on pro-environmental behaviors and professional development for K-12 students.

In Summer 2022, I worked as an ESG & Stakeholder Engagement Intern at Marathon Petroleum Corporation in Findlay, OH. As an intern I conducted research on industry peers’ sustainability efforts, collaborated with the graphics team to make sustainability materials for the public, and helped to gather baseline data on feedstock suppliers for renewable diesel. My time at Marathon sent me on the career path I am on now, and I look forward to a career in ESG!

Campus Involvements:

  • SENR Ambassador Co-President
  • Delta Delta Delta
  • Buckeyethon

 


Katey Broy

SENR Ambassador and Peer MentorPortrait of Austin Kramer
cushman.38@osu.edu
Hometown: Athens, Ohio
Major: Environmental Policy and Decision Making (EPDM)
Specialization: Environmental and Social Justice
Minor: Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies

Career Interests: My future career plans are to work in the non-profit sector as an environmental consultant and assisting clients with incorporating sustainability into their projects.

Favorite Part of SENR/OSU: My favorite part of SENR is the sense of community it provides and having the opportunity to meet people that are passionate about similar things as me.

Other Campus Involvements: 

  • Guide Dog Foundation Student Organization

  • SENR Peer Mentor & Ambassador

  • Student Instructor Assistant for ENR 2300

  • STEP Program


Maya Reynolds

Peer Mentor
reynolds.1216@osu.edupicture of maya reynolds
Hometown: Dayton, Ohio
Major: Environmental Policy and Decision Making (EPDM)
Specialization: Communication and Behavior Change

Career InterestsI would love to work for a nonprofit focused on environmental education. Reaching out to communities to promote environmentally friendly behaviors and sustainable lifestyles would be a dream come true!

Favorite part of SENR/OSU: SENR feels like its own little family within OSU! Teachers and upperclassmen are so willing to give advice and offer support for whatever you need. 

Campus Involvements:

I work at the Union in the Resource Room! I also love going to the candlelight relaxation yoga classes at the North Rec! 

 


Olivia DiGiovine

SENR AmbassadorPortrait of Austin Kramer
digiovine.3@osu.edu
Hometown: Lewis Center, Ohio
Major: Environmental Policy and Decision Making (EPDM)
 

Career Interests: I want to be an environmental lawyer, specifically bringing environmental justice to marginalized communities.

Favorite part of SENR/OSU: I love all the resources SENR and OSU has to offer. Even though it is a big campus, there are many resources and opportunities that make it feel like home.

Campus Involvements: I am a community coordinator in the environment and natural resources (ENR) scholars program. Also, I am an SENR ambassador.

 


Skyler Goody

Peer MentorPortrait of Austin Kramer
goody.6@osu.edu
Hometown: Chillicothe, Ohio
Major: Environmental Policy and Decision Making (EPDM)
Specialization: Environmental and Social Justice

Career Interests: Public policy of some sort or small government work!

Favorite part of SENR/OSU: I like how small SENR is because in any class I have I know I’ll recognize someone.

Internship/Research Experiences: I worked at Ross County Parks District over the summer learning trail building and park maintenance. I am also involved with undergraduate research working on my honors thesis.

Campus Involvements:

  • Food Recovery Network
  • Community of Appalachian Student Leaders
  • SUSTAINS Learning Community 
  • AROUSE Student Radio
  • Honors