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Student Orientation Coordinators Bios

Margot Dayton

Fourth Year Student
Major Business Management and Marketing
Hometown Tappan, NY
High School Tappan Zee High School
RIT Clubs/Orgs: Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority, Vocal Accent, Saunders Executive MBA Program, student worker Center for Orientation and Transition
Years with Orientation: 4
Favorite Place to Study on Campus: Saunder's College of Business Graduate Lounge
Favorite RIT event: I really enjoy Hockey season!
Favorite Place to Eat in Rochester: The Owl House
Hobbies: Singing, sewing, reading!
3 Fun Facts: "Ostriches are my favorite animal! I love Taylor Swift! I think writing in pink pen is more fun and helps me to concentrate than when I write in black or blue!"
Why did you come to RIT?: My older sister was looking at schools for illustration and I joined her on the campus tour. Immediately I fell in love with this campus, the environment, and Saunders College of Business.

Kristen Hennessey

Fifth Year Student
Major Industrial and Systems Engineering
Hometown Williamsville, NY
High School Nardin Academy
RIT Clubs/Orgs: "RIT Undergraduate Admissions, Vis Viva Dance Company, Women's Club Ice Hockey
Years with Orientation: 5
Favorite Place to Study on Campus: 3rd floor of the library
Favorite RIT event: Imagine RIT
Favorite Place to Eat in Rochester: Amiel's Subs
Hobbies: Dance, hockey, Disney, crafts
3 Fun Facts: I love Disney! I have been to Disney over 30 times and did my last coop there! I sewed my own Vera Bradley coin purse while on my co-op there. I co-founded a club on campus! (Vis Viva Dance Company)"
Why did you come to RIT?: I came to RIT for the Engineering Exploration program and the Co-op Program! RIT was so welcoming and it felt like home!

Heather Chambers

Third Year Student
Major Advertising & Public Relations
High School Fluvanna County High School
RIT Clubs/Orgs: Greek Life - Alpha Xi Delta, Student Worker - School of Communication
Years with Orientation: 3
Favorite Place to Study on Campus: Javas or my room
Favorite RIT event: Orientation - duh!
Favorite Place to Eat in Rochester: The Frog Pond
Hobbies: Cooking/Baking, thrift shopping, crafting, and listening to music
3 Fun Facts: I've never moved, but I love to travel. I collect scarves. I don't like coffee..."
Why did you come to RIT?: Despite being 8 hours away, it was the only college campus that felt (and still feels) like home. It has more things than I ever wanted and everything I never knew I needed.

Dustyn Crowley

Third Year Student
Major Electrical Engineering
High School ConVal Regional High School
RIT Clubs/Orgs: FIRST Robotics
Years with Orientation: 3
Favorite Place to Study on Campus: 2nd floor of the library
Favorite RIT event: Imagine RIT
Favorite Place to Eat in Rochester: SEA Restaurant
Hobbies: Hiking, reading, and fishing.
3 Fun Facts: I have been involved with robotics for over 10 years. I've never been outside of the country. My town is a third of the size of RIT.
Why did you come to RIT?: For the awesome co-op program! Also the variety of clubs on campus.