Camilla Russo - Political Science
Camilla Russo is a third year student in the Frederik Meijer Honors
College at Grand Valley State University. She is pursuing a major in
Political Science with a minor in Applied Statistics. She is from
Italy and this is her 9th year living in the United States of America
residing first in Chicago and later moving in the Metro-Detroit area.
She graduated from Bloomfield Hills High School where she completed
the International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme.
In her time at Grand Valley she has served on the GVSU Student Senate
in the Educational Affairs Committee and as the Vice President of the
Model UN team. She is enthusiastic about starting her second year as
the President of the Residence Housing Association (RHA) which seeks
to foster a sense of community through events, leadership development,
and advocacy. Camilla will continue working at the Fred Meijer Center
for Writing & Michigan Authors as a Writing Consultant and begin
working as a Student Ambassador in the Office of the President at
Grand Valley State University. She is looking forward to growing as a
leader as a Lead Fellow in the Cook Leadership Academy.
She is passionate about civil and human rights as well as
environmental sustainability. After college, she is looking at a
career in either law, government, or nonprofit management.