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Student Orientation Coordinators Bios

Margot Dayton

Third Year Student
Major Business Management and Marketing
Hometown Tappan, NY
High School Tappan Zee High School
RIT Clubs/Orgs: Delta Phi Epsilon, Vocal Accent
Years with Orientation: 3
Favorite Place to Study on Campus: I love studying in the SCB lounge. The chairs and couches are so comfortable; it makes studying the easiest thing.
Favorite RIT event: Brick City Homecoming Weekend
Favorite Place to Eat in Rochester: The Owl House
Hobbies: Singing, sewing, crafting, reading, listening to music, and watching movies
3 Fun Facts: My favorite animal is an Ostrich. I love Taylor Swift. I function better on 3 hours of sleep than I do on 6 hours.
Why did you come to RIT?: I fell in love with this campus immediately as I stepped foot onto the campus. Then I discovered SCB and decided this was the place for me.

Kristen Hennessey

Fourth Year Student
Major Industrial and Systems Engineering
Hometown Williamsville, NY
High School Nardin Academy
RIT Clubs/Orgs: Vis Viva Dance Company, RIT Women's Club Ice Hockey, National Society of Leadership and Success
Years with Orientation: 4
Favorite Place to Study on Campus: 3rd floor of the library
Favorite RIT event: Orientation
Favorite Place to Eat in Rochester: Amiel's Subs and Sticky Lips
Hobbies: Disney, dance, hockey, and crafts
3 Fun Facts: I have been to Disney World more than 25 times; I had a co-op with Vera Bradley; I have been dancing for over 17 years.
Why did you come to RIT?: I came to RIT for the Engineering Exploration Program and the Co-op program!

Erica Lyskawa

Third Year Student
Major Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Hometown East Amherst, New York
High School Williamsville North
RIT Clubs/Orgs: Ultrasound Student Association
Years with Orientation: 3
Favorite Place to Study on Campus: The bridge between the College of Health Science Technology and Institute Hall!
Favorite RIT event: Imagine RIT
Favorite Place to Eat in Rochester: Pita Pit
Hobbies: Hiking, camping, amusement parks, sports, and traveling
3 Fun Facts: I can ride a unicycle, I work with dogs and puppies, I make up my own words!
Why did you come to RIT?: The competitive programs here make you stand out! The opportunities here are endless!

Josh Vickerson

Fourth Year Student
Major Information Technology
Hometown New Gloucester, ME
High School Gray-New Glocuester High School
RIT Clubs/Orgs: Localhost, New Student Orientation, Academic Support Center
Years with Orientation: 4
Favorite Place to Study on Campus: Midnight Oil
Favorite RIT event: FreezeFest
Favorite Place to Eat in Rochester: Simply Crepes in Pittsford
Hobbies: Writing, DJing
3 Fun Facts: I've reviewed over 100 iPhone apps. I have 3 scars. I'm a minimalist.
Why did you come to RIT?: Love the campus, and co-ops are an amazing experience.