Erica

Major(s): Hospitality and Tourism Management

Class: 2020

Favorite thing about being a UMass Amherst Student: BIG fan of the food. Highly recommend trying the chicken and goat cheese ciabatta sandwich, which you can find in the Procrastination Station (library), People's Organic (campus center concourse), or at Whitmore Café (Whitmore administration building)!!!

Most interesting thing you’ve done or place you’ve been as part of your UMass experience: I was in the front row for the Mullins Live concert my freshman year, and was only a few feet away from Flo Rida!!!!

Any words of advice for new students? Attend as many of the FREE events as possible! You'd be so surprised to know how many concerts, comedy shows, musicals, sporting events, speakers, showcases, art exhibits, and movie nights that UMass puts on for FREE, just for us! Take advantage of them, you'll never get another opportunity like this!

Interests/Hobbies/Spare Time Activities: I'm involved in Greek Life, on the Student Council for the Hillel House, in the UMass Knitting, Crocheting, and Needlework Club, in a hospitality honors society called Eta Sigma Delta, a member of the American Hotel and Lodging Association, and a team member at the UMass Bake Shop. In my spare time, you can find me at Argo drinking some bubble tea, watching the Office, doing crafts, and shopping in Northampton!