Name: Madison Ophaug
Major: Natural Science, Pre-Dentistry
Ambassador Role (Current/Past): General Board member
Joined Ambassadors: Spring 2015
What advice would you give to fellow Ambassadors?
Be open to new experiences, take on responsibilities, attend as many events as possible and get to know your fellow Ambassadors.
Besides Ambassadors, what organizations are you involved in?
I’m also an IUP Crimson Tour Guide and an Indiana County Visiting Nurse Association Hospice Volunteer.
If you were on American Idol, what song would you sing and why?
“I Love Rock ‘n Roll” – the Joan Jett version.
What is your favorite Ambassador memory?
Attending CASE ASAP in Washington, D.C. in the summer after I joined Ambassadors. I learned a lot about the organization and made many lasting friendships.
What cereal best describes you as a person?
Honey Bunches of Oats.
What are your plans after graduation?
I am currently planning on attending either a science-related Post Baccalaureate Program or a Biomedical Science Master’s program next year.
What will you take away from Ambassadors?
In addition to the connections and friendships I have made through Ambassadors, I have also grown both personally and professionally because of this organization.