Campus Celebrity: Ndeye Guisse

Ndeye Guisse is a busy girl. In addition to demanding studies, she’s a member of the Lockheed Martin Leadership Institute, a tutor at the Rinella Learning Center, and President of the National Society of Black Engineers. Ndeye took a moment out of her busy schedule to tell Her Campus a few things about herself and her activities.

Year: Junior

Major: Bioengineering & Premedical Studies

Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio; originally from Senegal, West Africa

Favorite professor: Dr. Shashi Lalvani

Favorite class: Human Physiology

Plans after graduating Miami: I plan to attend medical school to pursue a career as an orthopedic surgeon. I plan on starting a nonprofit organization with my family to give back to West African nations especially in the realm of medical device advancements.

HC: What clubs and other activities are you involved in?

NG: I am president of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) as well as a member of the Lockheed Martin Leadership Institute, Phi Delta Epsilon premedical fraternity. I am a Stamps Scholar as well. During the week I volunteer in the Physical Therapy department of the Knolls of Oxford nursing home and serve as a mentor for "Rak Sama" a mentorship program that I helped cofound in Cincinnati, Ohio.

HC: What is one thing most people don't know about you?

NG: A lot of people don't know that I have a watch addiction (self proclaimed). 

HC: What is your best memory at Miami?

NG: I can't pinpoint just one! Going to India for three and a half weeks last J-term was a once in a lifetime opportunity that opened my eyes to so much beyond what's in the states. Other than that the random unexpected adventures with friends here can't be beat.