Meet the Student Coordinators

elizabethElizabeth Byrd

Major/Minor: International Affairs Major with a Digital Studies  and Business Administration Minor

Hometown: Chesapeake, VA

Favorite part of NEST: The chance to get comfortable on campus before everyone else arrived and classes started. It was great getting to make lifelong friendship in short time period while growing as a person.

Advice for incoming students: Join clubs, talk to your professors, and don’t be scared to try new things.

Fun fact: My favorite word is “zesty”

chrisChris Russotti

Major/Minor: Business Administration with Marketing

Hometown: Midlothian, VA

Favorite part of NEST: My favorite part about Nest was meeting new people and settling into school before the rest of the students arrived. I especially loved tubing down the river with the people I met.

Advice for incoming students: Don’t be afraid to talk to other people. Everyone is trying to meet new friends.

Fun fact: I enjoy backpacking!

greerGreer Schwatka

Major/Minor: International Affairs and Business Marketing

Hometown: Vienna, VA

Favorite part of NEST: I loved the opportunity to meet new people and get use to living and getting around campus as well as getting to experience new things.

Advice for incoming students: Get out of your comfort zone; join clubs and get active on campus!

Fun fact: I’ve been dancing for 16 years