Rice Hall was named after Westminster professor John Jay Rice, 1842-1920. Professor Rice was Vice President and Dean as well as Acting President of the College.Brayan MunozMajor:
Costa RicaWhy Westminster?
Excellent science program, small classes, great diversity, ability to establish relationships with your professors.What is your favorite class and why?
Microbiology. It helped me develop a great interest in microbes and emerging infectious diseases. This class has inspired me to pursue a PhD on Molecular Microbiology and Infectious Diseases.Who is your favorite professor and why?
Dr Amspoker. He is my adviser and a great friend. He has always been by my side, supporting me and helping me through my college career. Favorite place on campus and why?
CSC because that is where I do my research and take all my science classes.An interesting fact about you:
I love cars and motorcycles! Also, I enjoy kayaking and have been teaching it for a long time. Advice to an incoming student:
Bring an open mind.
Hometown: Willow Springs, MO
The staff and students of the Westminster community are welcoming and friendly and there is a great blend of history and future on campus.
What is your favorite class and why?
Biological Processes. I loved learning how different aspects of life are powered by molecular reactions.
Who is your favorite professor and why?
Dr. Jane Kenney-Hunt. She's extremely understanding and patient.
Favorite place on campus and why?
Glass Room in Coulter Science Center. It's a great place to study quietly or with a louder group.
An interesting fact about you:
Both my first and middle names are shared with royalty.
Advice to an incoming student:
Be diligent in your studies, but take time to relax and make new friends.