Alani Scheel

Senator

Fordham College Rose Hill, Class of 2023

Major: Political Science Major, Marketing Minor
Clubs: Commuting Students Association (CSA), Fordham Dialogues, Diversity Action Coalition (DAC), CASA Model
Pronouns: She/Her

Why did you join USG?

I joined USG because I wanted to hold more leadership positions on campus and felt that I was personally qualified for the position. I am quite involved on campus and wanted to push myself further. In terms of my involvement, during the past semester, I was apart of DAC, one of the subcommittees on USG, where I met amazing individuals and loved the work that I did. I wanted to continue the same but on a wider scale. I am also on CSA so listening to public concerns and working on policies is already natural to me. Along with my qualifications, I love the overall professionalism that USG has and wanted to be apart of an organization that carries that. I cannot wait to be able to fully join USG next year and hoping to continue to be apart of it for years to come.

What are you hoping to accomplish this year?

This year I am hoping to bring the overall commuter perspective to USG and to overall have a great year! I will be one of the few commuters on USG and so I want to share my experience and keep in mind commuter concerns. I hope that my perspective can help improve a number of initiatives, including my own, that aim to improve the overall student body life Additionally, I have very close connections with individuals already on USG and so I believe that we can really come together to implement changes on campus. I hope USG becomes even more of an outlet for people to raise their concerns and with events and classes being in-person next year I hope to have a fantastic year with everyone at USG. Looking forward to creating a bond with everyone on USG along with the general Fordham population!

Where are you originally from?

New York City, Manhattan

What is your favorite quote?

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take” -Wayne Gretzky.

My favorite place on Fordham’s Rose Hill campus is…

Eddies. I love to sit outside in the sun and sunbathe!

If you could have any superpower, what would it be and why?

If I could have any superpower, I would choose to teleport. I would be able to get from place to place with much more ease and would be able to travel the world at my own convenience.