2015 NYC Student Stars

2015 Student Stars

Student Stars are an integral part of One Day Immersion. For 2015, students were recruited by faculty from Pace University's Lubin School of Business. In addition, Emily Ashcroft from NYU, who reached out to volunteer this year, was invited to be a part of the Student Stars. There are some very big shoes to fill - thanks to the phenomenal past teams from Northern Virginia Community College. The Student Stars make sure all attendees are given an optimal customer experience. They also tweet and share photos throughout the day.

Angie Fabian

angie fabianAngie Fabian is currently a junior double majoring in Advertising & Promotion and Arts & Entertainment Management. Originally from Los Angeles, California, Angie hopes to become a Marketing Manager. In her spare time she enjoys listening to music, shopping, and putting on events.

Ashley Ramos

ashley ramosAshley Ramos, originally from NJ is a Junior at Pace University majoring in Arts & Entertainment management with a minor in Global Marketing. Her passions are music, fashion and travel. She is currently interning with World War Trading Co. talent booking agency in NYC for EDM style music. On her free time, Ashley is a freelance stylist/personal shopper and brand ambassador. She hopes to continue traveling the world and make a difference in the music industry by sharing her talent in production.

Bryan Streit

bryan streitBryan Streit is a Senior at Pace University in the Arts and Entertainment Management Major. Prior to attending Pace, he studied at the University of Colorado at Boulder before coming to New York City, where he was a part of the first place team for a Lean Start Up Machine Conference and eventually became the founder of a Fashion Label. Bryan is currently seeking opportunities in the Talent Management field.

Emily Ashcraft

emily ashcroftEmily Ashcraft is a motivated and enthusiastic undergraduate Dean’s List student at New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study, where she majors in Entertainment Media and minors in Business of Entertainment, Media, and Technology. Her specialization is in Entertainment Television Production.

Emily has worked as a production intern at Detroit PBS, as an intern in the Writer’s Office at Blue Bloods on CBS, and in the Chief Operating Officer’s department at Roc Nation (Sean Carter Enterprises). This fall, Emily is interning at Late Night with Seth Meyers at NBCUniversal, gaining valuable knowledge and experience in Late Night television.

Through her studies and work experiences, Emily is exploring media industries, audiences, and technologies in the 21st century. She is excited about the opportunity to be a part of this year’s One Day Immersion Conference and is looking forward to meeting more industry-minded students and professionals.

Heather Brown, Team Lead

heather brownHeather Brown is a senior at Pace University's Lubin School of Business. She is pursuing a double major in BBA Arts and Entertainment Management and BBA Marketing with an emphasis in Advertising and Communications. She hopes to develop a career as a branding manager in the entertainment sector. Currently, Heather is the Team Captain for the One Day Immersion student ambassadors, an Audience Coordinator for Inside the Actors Studio, a Front House Coordinator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Program Coordinator for the Arts and Entertainment Management Program at Pace University, a marketing intern at Eleven Seven Music Group and the Public Relations Manager of the independent rock band "The Serotones." In the past, she has worked as a Digital Marketing Coordinator for Pace University Admissions, an Audience Coordinator for the TriBeCa Film Festival, and served as the President of the Industry Network for Arts and Entertainment Management.

Hector Rios

hector riosHector Rios is a junior at Pace University where he is studying English and Management. He is very interested in the world of theater administration; past internships in said fields have been with Davenport Theatrical Enterprises, The Awesome 80’s Prom, and New York Stage and Film. Hector is also a Resident Assistant and Peer Leader at Pace University, as well as house manages an Off-Broadway theater on the weekends.

Hope Reichard

hope reichardHope Reichard is a junior at Pace University majoring in Arts and Entertainment Management. She is originally from the suburbs of Philadelphia and has always had an interest in the entertainment world. When it comes down to it, her sass and creative thinking allow for her to work through problems and really take hold of intense situations. She has worked very closely with The Industry Network and Universal Pictures at Pace throughout her college career so far. She even hosted her own radio show for 2 semesters for Pace’s radio station WPUB. This past semester she interned at Indaba Music, an online music collaboration and contest site, with opportunities from companies like Converse and musicians such as Betty Who and Enrique Iglesias. Her passion for the people and future of the music and film industries are strong. While she takes her work seriously, she still knows how to create a light hearted and fun environment for all involved.

Iliana Valor

Iliana ValorOriginally from San Antonio, Texas, Iliana is a junior double major in Arts and Entertainment Management and Quantitative Business Analysis. She hopes to work at the intersection of data analysis and communication within the entertainment industry. For the second year in a row, she is Treasurer of The Industry Network for Arts and Entertainment Management. In Spring 2015, she was the Marketing and Development intern at Culture Project, an Off-Broadway theater that focuses on human rights issues. This past summer, she was an Orientation Leader at Pace University.  It’s through her experiences on and off campus that she hopes to make an impact in any work environment she enters. She super excited to meet everyone at One Day Immersion!

Jack Nunziato

jack nunziantoJack Nunziato is a Junior at Pace University in Downtown New York City. He is currently enrolled in the Arts & Entertainment Management program, where he is the Vice President of the Industry Network for AEM. As a Junior, Jack has already had internships at major music groups such as Primary Wave Music and Fool's Gold Records. After college, he wishes to work with major live event organizers as well as be involved with label management.

James Park

james parkJames Park is a junior at Pace University, studying Arts and Entertainment Management and Quantitative Business Analysis. He has been involved in many student activities, holding leadership positions, including the Vice President of Lubin School of Business. In his quest to be the next big Food Personality, he is currently developing a cooking show on his YouTube Channel, Jamesyworld. He loves telling a story through his cooking and making people happy with his food. If you want to have a sweet bite of him, make sure you talk to him. He would be happy to tell you how to get the most out of Chipotle!

Kinsey Mordini

kinsey mordiniKinsey Mordini is a junior at Pace University where she majors in Communication Studies with a minor in Arts and Entertainment Management. Currently, Kinsey is the President of The Industry Network for Arts and Entertainment Management at Pace University, Secretary of Universal Pictures Campus U at Pace, and a member of Pace University's Rotaract division. She has recently completed internships with Alta Creative Management, Untitled Entertainment, and TalentPlus Universal. Kinsey strives to expand her knowledge, gain experience, and submerge herself within the New York City entertainment industry. Her ultimate goal is to collaborate with creative minds to optimize their talents and enhance their passion for entertaining and inspiring others.

Liz Corbett

liz corbettLiz Corbett is a sophomore Arts & Entertainment Management and Business Economics double major at Pace University. She is knowledgeable of all things pop culture and in her spare time, she continues her quest to watch every single Academy Award winning film.

Liz has previously worked the 2015 GLAAD Media Awards in New York, and she is currently the Treasurer of Pace's Student Film Club and an intern at Big Honcho Media. Liz plans to attend law school after graduation on her way to becoming an entertainment lawyer.

Meghan Valvano

meghan valvanoMeghan Valvano is a Pace University junior majoring in Arts and Entertainment Management. Her goal is to work in the music industry. throughout her past two years at Pace she has held internships for some of worlds most well know music firms. Her goal upon graduating is to work hand and hand with bands and artist on the road as a tour manger or in A&R / Artist Development.

Nicholas Gordon

nick gordenMy name is Nicholas Gordon and I am currently a sophomore from Boston, Massachusetts studying Art and Entertainment Management at Pace University. I aspire to work in the theatre aspect of the entertainment world after graduating. Since my first semester, I have tried to get as involved as possible within the Pace community. Currently I am the secretary of the Industry Network, President of Universal Pictures at Pace, a proud member of Pace Board, and a Tour Guide on campus. Getting the hands on experience through organizations and jobs at Pace has helped me not only in the classroom, but in internships as well. Since being accepted to the University, I have had two internships in the theatre field, both technical wise and assistant producer wise. Pace University has helped me attain the tools needed in the entertainment world today and I am so proud to call this place my home.

Rianna Chase

rianna chaseRianna Chase is an upcoming Junior at Pace University double majoring in Arts & Entertainment Management and Quantitative Business Analysis. Her introduction to instrumental music at an early age sparked her interest in working within the music industry. Through the university, she has been able to utilize her skills and gain more knowledge by assist managing many student events such as the annual Homecoming Concert featuring top list artists, the annual Haunted House, Fall and Spring Fest, and much more.

Dean Neil Braun

Neil BraunNeil Braun is the Dean of Pace University’s Lubin School of Business in New York. He has been President of the NBC Television Network, and Chairman and CEO of Viacom Entertainment. He has also been an internet and environmental entrepreneur, a film producer and a corporate attorney. Dean Braun serves on the board of directors of IMAX Corporation and its Audit and Governance committees. He is also on the board and Chair of the Audit committee of a national anti-hunger organization, Share Our Strength.  Dean Braun is President of the Board and Chair of the Audit Committee of the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center. He has taught an MBA course in economic models of media and entertainment at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and the capstone course in Lubin’s Arts and Entertainment Management program. He holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and a JD from the University of Chicago Law School.

Chris D. Ramos

Chris RamosChris D. Ramos, Executive Director for Arts Entertainment Management Program, holds a Clinical Assistant Professor position at Pace University, New York. Mr. Ramos is a Pace University graduate with a Master of Public Administration degree in Nonprofit Management where he received the awards of Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year and MPA Academic Achievement. Mr. Ramos obtained other academic degrees including Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Theatre from University of Hawaii at Manoa and Associate of Science in Accounting from Kapiolani Community College. Other awards received include BFA Distinction Award and Yasuki Sasa Award.

As an artist, Mr. Ramos has performed, choreographed and directed a small dance company from 1996 through 2002 in the tri-state area. From 2000 through 2003, Mr. Ramos has served as an artist-in-residence for New Jersey States Council for the Arts and taught arts education program for grade schools throughout New Jersey and New York. In addition, Mr. Ramos has worked with Asia Society and UNESCO in putting together cultural events at the United Nations General Assembly.

Mr. Ramos is currently volunteering as Dance Ambassador for Battery Dance Company (www.batterydance.org) and actively involved with New York City Arts-Education Round Table (www.nyaieroundtable.org) where he serves as panel reviewer for its Annual Face to Face Conference held in New York City area.

The 2015 Student Ambassador group

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