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CAHNRS Coug Connections: Ariel Spinrad

Posted by | April 11, 2017

Each week, we will showcase one of our CAHNRS Ambassadors. Ambassadors is a student leadership organization that encourages students to pursue higher education and serves as a liaison between the college and the greater community. This week, we’re featuring Ariel Spinrad, a junior from Redmond, Wash.

Ariel Spinrad


What are you studying?

I’m double majoring in Human Development and Speech and Hearing Sciences, with a minor in gerontology.

What is a fun fact about you?

In high school people only called me Mermaid.

Why WSU?

There is nothing better than being a Coug!

What is special about being a CAHNRS Coug?

The family that you will find here.

Where do you want to be (professionally or personally) 10 years after you graduate?

I want to be working in a hospital or rehabilitation center as an occupational therapist.

Favorite class you have taken within CAHNRS so far? Why?

Aging across the lifespan because you learn about old people.

What other extracurricular activities have you been involved in?

I have worked in a physical rehabilitation center.

Favorite Ferdinand’s flavor of ice cream?

Chocolate Cookie Dough