Staff

Program Council Student Board
2020-2021

Alyssa Woodley

Alyssa Woodley

Full Name:  Alyssa Woodley
Preferred Pronouns:  She/her
Hometown (for name badge):  Cedar Creek, Tx.
Why you chose SHSU:  I chose SHSU because I knew that I could get more out of the Criminal Justice program here than anywhere else.
Major/Minor:  Victim Studies
Fun Fact:  I have 6 brothers and no sisters!
Why you joined PC:  I joined PC because I wanted to participate in college while also contributing to the creation of events on campus.
Favorite campus tradition/PC event:  My favourite PC event is PC Cinema because it's the same feeling as going to the movies but with students and friends.
Future Plans:  My future plans are to get a job in the Criminal Justice field and use it to help those who need it.
Classification:  Sophomore

Meagan Blythe

Meagan Blythe

Full Name:  Meagan Blythe
Preferred Pronouns:  She/Her
Hometown (for name badge):  New Braunfels
Why you chose SHSU:  I chose SHSU because they have the best criminal justice program in Texas.
Major/Minor:  Criminal Justice/Psychology
Fun Fact:  I was born in Cambodia
Why you joined PC:  I joined PC because I wanted to become more involved at school.
Favorite campus tradition/PC event:  Tree of Light
Future Plans:  Though it has changed a few times, I think I'd like to be a lawyer.
Classification:  Sophomore

Saranya Srikanth

Saranya Srikanth

Full Name:  Saranya Srikanth
Preferred Pronouns:  She/Her/Hers
Hometown (for name badge):  Houston, Texas
Why you chose SHSU:  I chose SHSU because of the diversity present on this campus.
Major/Minor:  Computer Science
Fun Fact:  I am bilingual.
Why you joined PC:  I joined PC because I believe that the programming we do is what makes students feel like SHSU is a home away from home.
Favorite campus tradition/PC event:  My favorite PC event is LSC Takeover.
Future Plans:  In the future, I want to get a job within the computer science field and travel a lot with my friends and family.
Classification:  Junior

Celeste Rodriguez

Celeste Rodriguez

Full Name:  My name is Celeste Rodriguez.
Preferred Pronouns:  My preferred pronouns are she/her.
Hometown (for name badge):  I am from Houston, Texas.
Why you chose SHSU:  I chose SHSU because their criminal justice program was spoken highly of from one my favorite high school teachers.
Major/Minor:  My major is Criminal Justice.
Fun Fact:  My brain is like The Bermuda Triangle...Information goes in and then it is never found again.
Why you joined PC:  I joined the Program Council because I believe this would be an amazing opportunity to be a part of our campus and to help make memories for fellow students.
Favorite campus tradition/PC event:  One of my favorite campus traditions would be the Tree of Light ceremony.
Future Plans:  My future plans include finding a career that I am passionate about.
Classification:  I am a sophomore.

Carson Reid

Carson Reid

Full Name:  My full name is Carson Cole Reid.
Preferred Pronouns:  My preferred pronouns are he/him.
Hometown (for name badge):  My hometown is The Woodlands, Texas.
Why you chose SHSU:  I chose SHSU because they have a highly ranked criminal justice program.
Major:  Criminal Justice
Minor:  Psychology
Fun Fact:  A fun fact about me is I have a collection of vinyl records.
Why you joined PC:  I joined Program Council to become more involved on campus coupled with the opportunity to work during the school year.
Favorite campus tradition/PC event:  I enjoy the PC cinema events, as I enjoy watching movies with others.
Future Plans:  My future plans are to become a lawyer, a rockstar, and a UFC fighter all at the same time, because why sell myself short doing just one?
Classification:  I am classified as a Junior.

Jade Jones

Jade Jones

Full Name:  Jade Jones
Preferred Pronouns:  She and Her
Hometown (for name badge):  Houston, Texas born and raised.
Why you chose SHSU:  I chose Sam Houston State University because the moment that I stepped on campus to visit before becoming an official bearkat, I knew that SHSU would provide me with diverse opportunities and possibilities to grow and build upon myself. As cliche as it may sound I also chose Sam Houston State University because it instantly became my home away from home which is why I will continue to choose SHSU.
Major:  Mass Communications
Fun Fact:  I can play the flute.
Why I joined PC:  I joined the Program Council because I want to be more engaged with the campus itself through creating fun-filled events and programs but I also want to build upon my connections with my peers and the rest of the student body.
Favorite campus tradition/PC event:  Bearkat Family Weekend and Bearkat Madness
Future Plans:  My future plans are to stay more engaged with my campus throughout my college journey and to find my designated career field that matches my personality and personal values and will have strong significant and positive impacts on those around me.
Classification:  Freshman

Nicholas Polk

Nicholas Polk

Preferred Pronouns:  My preferred pronouns are he/him/his
Hometown (for name badge):  My hometown is Sugar Land, Texas
Why you chose SHSU:  I chose to attend SHSU because my high school English teacher, an alumnus, said I would like it here. (She was right!)
Major:  My major is Mass Communications
Minor:  I have a double minor in General Business and Community Leadership
Fun Fact:  I plan to go on a RV trip to all 50 states once I retire.
Why you joined PC:  I joined the Program Council because I wanted to gain experience planning large, campus-wide events.
Favorite campus tradition/PC event:  I always look forward to the Slam Jam Carnival.
Future Plans:  After I graduate, I plan on pursuing a master's in creative business leadership or business administration. I aspire to pursue a career in the entertainment industry specializing in public relations, special events, or brand planning.
Classification:  Junior

Taylor Nelson

TaylorNelson

Full Name:  Taylor Nelson
Preferred Pronouns:  She/Her/Hers
Hometown (for name badge):  Houston, Texas
Why you chose SHSU:  Sam offers a wonderful program towards my major and has a very welcoming spirit that I wanted to be a part of.
Major/Minor:  Mass Communication with a concentration in Multiplatform Journalism
Fun Fact:  I performed as a paid actress at the Ensemble Theater.
Why you joined PC:  I was super interested in meeting new people. I also wanted to be a part of something that could bring me out of my comfort zone and be more creative with my peers.
Favorite campus tradition/PC event:  I love Build-A-Bae! I have so many Build-A-Bears at home from my childhood.
Future Plans:  I plan on being able to grow and learn many skills as an individual to apply into my future setting. While growing at Sam, I want to help educate and encourage other students to be involved as well.
Classification:  Junior