Ryan Murphy is the Assistant Director of Outdoor Adventures. He has worked and traveled in the wilderness across the country and abroad. He thinks that pie is the highest form of food and wants to get outside with you.
Teresa Padgett. Graduate Assistant of Outdoor Adventures & The EDGE. From: Bedford, VA. Major: M.Ed in School Counseling. Teresa loves ice cream and wants to see the Northern Lights someday!
Faiza Al Bahrani. From: Amman, Jordan. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Faiza loves cheese and potatoes and wants to lead a George Mason climbing trip to Wadi Rum.
Paul Cipparone. From: Burke, VA.
Major: Mechanical Engineering. His dream trip is kayaking the Grand Canyon and he would love the super power to make any room a comfortable temp for him while maintaining its comfort for others
Emily Cissell. From: Hambach, Germany. Major: Outdoor Recreation. Minor: Jazz Studies. If Emily could be a fictional character she’d be Leslie Knope “because she understands that waffles
are far greater than pancakes and loves the outdoors.”
Nathan Ridings. From: Charlottesville, VA Major: Film and Video Studies . His favorite animal is a Salamander and his dream trip/adventure would be hiking the PCT.
Olivia Reed. From: San Diego, CA. Major: Communications. Olivia would love to have invisibility as a super power to make all her pranks 10x better,
saying “They would never see it coming”
MaryLyn Pisillini. From: Coventry, Rhode Island. Major: Biology with a Sports Management minor. MaryLyn’s favorite food is chicken noodle soup. If she could have a superpower it would be the power of magic so she could get her Hogwarts letter.
Maddie Kurek. Home: Buffalo, NY. Major: Forensic Science. Class of 2022. If Maddie could have any super power it would be teleportation. Someday she would like to do a trip to Machu Picchu.
Jasper Downey. From: Accokeek, MD. Major: Psychology. Favorite animal: red fox because we share the same hair color. Dream trip/adventure: The Mothman Town and trails in Point Pleasant, WV
Annica Stiles. From: Lindstrom, Minnesota & Olympia, Washington. Major: Environmental Studies & Sustainability with a Journalism minor. Fun fact: I saw big foot. I swear I did! Dream trip: climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro.
Matt Broome. From: Alexandria, VA. Major: Computer Engineering. Favorite animal: Raccoons, not even a contest. Dream trip: Acadia national park in the fall