Meet the Current Siblings of ADE

Fifth years & Beyond

SEA SIGAL

Big: Casey Hoffman (Alumni)

Little: Elizabeth Furst (Alumni)

History and Adolescent Education double major

New Member Class: Spring 2016, “diΑΔΕm”

Position(s): None

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY

My favorite thing about ΑΔΕ: The amazing people I meet along the way

Fun fact: If it doesn’t make me smile, it’s not for me

How to contact me: FB! (Bean Lentil)

KATIE BARRY

Big: Mackenzie Young (Alumni)

Little: Amanda Vick

Sociology major and once it’s actually made, Socio-Medical Sciences major

New Member Class: Fall 2017, “retrogrΑΔΕ”

Position(s): None

Hometown: Ellicottville, NY

My favorite thing about ΑΔΕ: I like that I can be myself and not feel any judgment

Fun Fact: My mom also went to Geneseo! She graduated in 1993, but she wasn’t in a sorority

How to contact me: Facebook (Katie Barry)

Seniors

BRITTANY BEARSS

Bigs: Brie Rogers  Lila Klatz  (both alumni)

Little: Grace Sellers! 

Psychology major with a minor in Human Development

New Member Class: Fall 2018, “gArDEn dADdiEs”

Position(s): Co-web designer, Co-intramural Director

Hometown: Medina, NY

Why I chose ΑΔΕ: I chose ADE because of how friendly and accepting everyone was during my rush process!

My favorite memory with ΑΔΕ: My favorite memory is our fall 2018 holiday card making event! Siblings tabled for students to decorate cards to spread some holiday happiness to hospitalized kiddos.

Fun Fact: I’m co-president of the Psi Chi Honor Society with another ADE sibling, Niki L.!

How to contact me: Facebook (Brittany Bearss) or email (blb7@geneseo.edu)

Big: Cecilia Brey (Alumni)

Little: Lizzie Smalley

Biochemistry major

New Member Class: Fall 2018, “gArDEn dADdiEs”

Position(s): None

Hometown: North Bellmore, NY

My favorite thing about ΑΔΕ: Everyone gives off such good, warm vibes and I really feel at home and comfortable being myself with all of my siblings!!

Why I chose ΑΔΕ: I chose ADE because I felt at home and comfortable and welcomed with everyone I met and the values the organization has really align with mine.

Fun Fact: I work in the Chemistry department stockroom and I LOVE my job (even with the risk of getting a chemical burn)!!

How to contact me: Facebook (Bri Cunneen), Instagram (@bricunneen), or probably in the ISC!

BRI CUNNEEN

ALYSSA HENDERSON

Big: Brie Rogers! (Alumni)

Little: Lydia Gleason!

Math Major

New Member Class: Fall 2018, “gArDEn dADdiEs”

Position(s): None

Hometown: Goshen, NY

Why I chose ΑΔΕ: I chose ADE for its inclusivity and acceptance.

Fun fact: I’m going to be teaching in Ghana

How to contact me: TBD

KAITLYN HOVER

Big: Samantha Gootkin (Alumni)

Little: TBD

Psychology major

New Member Class: Fall 2018, “gArDEn dADdiEs”

Position(s): None

Hometown: Candor, NY

My favorite thing about ΑΔΕ: AΔE accepts people for who they are and gives me the confidence to be myself.

Fun Fact: I’m really good at untying knots

How to contact me: Email (kh33@geneseo.edu)

NIKI LAM

Big: Elizabeth Furst (Alumni)

Little: Priyadarshini Challa

Psychology major with double minor in cognitive and sociomedical science

New Member Class: Spring 2018, “CΑmp ΔazΕ”

Position(s): None

Hometown: Westchester, NY

My favorite thing about AΔE: I joined ΑΔΕ because everyone was so friendly and it felt like I was joining a family rather than just a sorority

Fun Fact: My favorite place that I have traveled to is Greece

How to contact me: Facebook (Niki Lam), but usually in Bailey, probably

MARY SIMPSON

Big: Dana Fiel (Alumni)

Little: Bridget Cain

Psychology major and Human Development minor

New Member Class: Spring 2017, “Α la moΔΕ”

Position(s): President

Hometown: West Windsor, NJ

Why I joined ΑΔΕ: I chose ADE because of the gender-inclusive & intersectional feminist values!

My favorite memory of ΑΔΕ: My favorite memory is probably my Bids night!

Fun Fact: I have an identical twin but they go to UAlbany. You probably won’t see them around hahaha.

How to contact me: Facebook!!! (Mary Simpson)

GENEVIEVE THOMAS

SARAH VERWIJ

Big: Emily Whitney

Little: Jess Rivera

Sociology major

New Member Class: Spring 2019, “Seven Deadly Sins”

Position(s): Co-web Designer, Co-Intramural Director

Hometown: Liverpool, NY

My favorite memory of being in ΑΔΕ: My favorite memory would have to be my bids. It was so exciting to be “chosen” by the org and I have made some of my best friends through ADE

Fun fact: I'm a Capricorn and I was a house cat in a past life

How to contact me: Email (sav6@geneseo.edu)

Juniors

BRIDGET CAIN

Big: Mary Simpson

Little: TBD

English major and Theatre minor with a literature concentration

New Member Class: Fall 2019 "Seven Dwarfs"

Position(s): Song Leader

Hometown: Syracuse, NY

Why I chose ΑΔΕ: I chose ADE because I treasure the gender inclusivity aspect of the org. All of the siblings are so kind and respectful of everyone and I have honestly never met a group of people so sincere and compassionate!!!

My favorite memory of being in ΑΔΕ:My fav memory would be bid night because it was just full of love and joy and I felt like I truly belonged! 💜

Fun fact: I have a tattoo of a spacey narwhal!!! It’s my fav tattoo

How to contact me: my email is blc15@geneseo.edu

PRIYADARSHINI CHALLA

NAYONIKA CHATTERJEE

Big: Jasmine Weed (Alumni)

Little: Jessica Lila

Anthropology major

New Member Class: Spring 2019, “Seven Deadly Sins”

Position(s): Recording Secretary

Hometown: Gurgaon, India

Why I chose ΑΔΕ: Recruitment can be frustrating. I was meeting all kinds of people, I felt a connection with some and some just felt like the conversation was being forced. ADE was the one place where I clicked with just about everyone instantly and it felt like I had known them forever. I went home after the formal with a smile on my face, knowing I had made some great friends

Fun fact: I weirdly love cold soggy fries more than crispy hot ones

How to contact me: Facebook (Nayonika Chatterjee) and Instagram (chatterjeenayonika)

MAYA CRAIG

Big: Alondra Diaz

Little: TBD

Biology major

New Member Class: Spring 2020

Position(s): None

Hometown: Buffalo, NY

Why I chose ΑΔΕ: I choose ADE because I was looking to make new friends and everyone in the organization was so nice and welcoming! I knew that this was an org that I wanted to be apart of because of the support and positivity!

Fun fact:  I’m allergic to all peanuts except my dog named peanut.

How to contact me: TBD

ALONDRA DIAZ

Big: Caitlyn Davies (Alumni)

Little: TBD

Psychology major and Sociomedical Sciences minor

New Member Class: Fall 2019 "Seven Dwarfs"

Hometown: Saratoga Springs, NY

My favorite thing about ΑΔΕ: I chose ADE because it felt like home from the beginning!

Favorite Memory in ΑΔΕ: The Bob Ross paint night siblinghood event!!

Fun Fact: I play rugby!

How to contact me: Email; gct2@geneseo.edu!

Big: Niki Lam

Little: Sarah Holsberg

Mathematics Major

New Member Class: Spring 2019 ” Seven Deadly Sins”

Position(s): Rush Counselor

Hometown: Hyderabad, India

Why I chose ΑΔΕ: It felt like home and I met some of the most genuine people. My favorite memory is the bids day. I felt very welcomed and special.

Fun fact: I hate cheese and I can speak four languages

How to contact me: Facebook (Priyadarshini R Challa)

LYDIA GLEASON

Big: Alyssa Henderson

Little: Mikayla Anderson

Biology major

New Member Class: Spring 2019, “Seven Deadly Sins”

Position(s): Service Chair, Co-Recruitment Chair

Hometown: Chatham, NY

My favorite memory with ΑΔΕ: My favorite memory of ADE is the scavenger hunt new members participated in. When my class did it, we traveled all over the campus meeting up with other sibs where we talked about the values of ADE and our history. My relationship with my class, active sibs and alumni, and ADE grew so much stronger that night

Fun fact: I am a virgo and my favorite Disney princess is Belle

How to contact me: Facebook

EMILY HAYES

Big: Tori Hayes (Alumni)

Little: Charity Roulo

Communication major with a concentration in Personal and Professional Communication

New Member Class: Fall 2018, “gArDEn dADdiEs”

Position(s): New Member Educator, Publicity Chair, Co-Recruitment Chair

Hometown: Clifton Park, NY

My favorite thing about ΑΔΕ: I love the friends I have made!!

Fun Fact: My big and I first bonded over our love for Art History!

How to contact me: Add me on IG! (ehayes98_)

SARAH HOLSBERG

Big: Priya Challa

Little: TBD

Early childhood education and English (the creative writing track)

New Member Class: Spring 2020

Position(s): None

Hometown: New York City

My favorite memory with ΑΔΕ:I loved my bids and crossing (shoutout to nayo, lila and priya especially!!), and getting to celebrate being a part of this amazing siblinghood 💜🤍

Fun Fact: I've been to 14 different countries!

How to contact me: Instagram @ssarahjosephinee or Facebook: Sarah Holsberg

SAMANTHA KOCH

Big: Sarah Wright (Alumni)

Little: TBD

Psychology major anthropology minor

New Member Class: Fall 2019 "Seven Dwarfs"

Position(s): None

Hometown: Middleport, NY

Why I chose ΑΔΕ: One of my close friends (who was already in ADE) encouraged me to take a look at them during Round Robin and rush, so I did. Throughout getting to know the different sororities I noticed ADE was a group of individuals who strove to make people feel at home and comfortable right away. They are by far some of the most genuine and kind-hearted people I have ever met and I'm so happy that I decided to join this amazing sorority! 

Fun Fact: My favorite fruit is Pineapple! 🍍

How to contact me: Smk31@geneseo.edu

Big: Allie Giordano (Alumni)

Little: Maya Craig

Biochemistry Major

New Member Class: Spring 2019 ” Seven Deadly Sins”

Position(s): Academic Chair

Hometown: Brewster, NY

Why I chose ΑΔΕ: I chose ADE because of how genuinely unique every sibling was when I met them.

My favorite memory with ΑΔΕ: Bids night!! It was so much fun to meet all the siblings!

Fun fact: I have a twin brother and my boyfriend has a twin sister so we are twins dating twins.

How to contact me: TBD

KIARA MAHER

Big: Kaylin Stone  (Alumni)

Little: Emma Celt

Psychology major

New Member Class: Fall 2018, “gArDEn dADdiEs”

Position(s): Chaplain

Hometown: Troy, NY

Why I joined ΑΔΕ: I joined AΔE because of the family feel I immediately got from interacting with the people that are part of this amazing organization. I had never thought I would join Greek life but AΔE isn’t anything like I thought Greek life was like. I know I’ve found people that make Geneseo feel like home.

My favorite memory with ΑΔΕ: My favorite memory is going apple picking with my new member class.

Fun Fact: I have a sock obsession, love anything Disney, and spend most of my time reading.

How to contact me: Facebook Messenger (Kiara Maher) or SUNY Email (kim1@geneseo.edu)

NEHA PATIL

Big: Lila Klatz (Alumni)

Little: Sam Andolina

Psychology major

New Member Class: Fall 2018, “gArDEn dADdiEs”

Position(s): Treasurer, Siblinghood Chair

Hometown: Liverpool, NY

My favorite thing about ΑΔΕ: There is no pressure to change yourself. AΔE loves you for who you are.

My favorite memory with ΑΔΕ: Apple picking with my class!

Fun Fact: I have dual citizenship in India!

How to contact me: Add me on IG! (nehapatil642)

LILA PISANO

Big: Nayo Chatterjee

Little: TBD

Art History with minors in Museum Studies and Native American Studies 

New Member Class: Spring 2020

Position(s): None

Hometown: Connecticut

Favorite memory in ADE: Big Little Reveal!

Fun Fact: I am a transfer from Bay Path University, a women's college in Massachusetts

How to contact me: Instagram: @jessica.lila_

GRACE SELLERS

Big: Brittany Bearss

Little: TBD

Communication major 

New Member Class: Fall 2019 "Seven Dwarfs"

Position(s): None

Hometown: Perkinsville, NY

Why I chose ΑΔΕ: I met the members at an event and I felt immediately welcomed and loved! I knew there was no question that I wanted to join.

Fun Fact: I ordered from Starbucks so much that they finally hired me

How to contact me: TBD

MIKA SWANSON

Big: Haylea Zimring (Alumni)

Little: Tammy Hatfield

Psychology major

New Member Class: Fall 2018, “gArDEn dADdiEs”

Position(s): Vice-President/Social Chair, Alumni Correspondence Secretary

Hometown: Le Roy, NY

My favorite memory with ΑΔΕ: My fav memories are probably getting my big Haylea and also going apple picking with my new member class 

Why I chose ΑΔΕ: I loved the aspect of inclusive language and how comfortable I felt when rushing- there was no pressure to be anyone but myself!

Fun Fact: I could recite the entire history of Jell-O from memory

How to contact me: IG @mikaswanson and on Facebook (Mika Swanson)!

AMANDA VICK

Big: Katie Barry

Little: TBD

Sociology major

New Member Class: Spring 2019

Position(s): Balfour

Hometown: Rochester, NY

Why I chose ΑΔΕ: I I chose ADE because everyone was so nice and welcoming, it really created an environment for me where I always feel comfortable and loved.

Fun fact: I have two guinea pigs named Stuart and Elliot.

How to contact me: Facebook @ Amanda Vick

PAIGE WEBB

Big: CHLOE!!!! (Alumni)

Little: Abigail Cahill

Anthropology major

New Member Class: Fall 2018, “gArDEn dADdiEs”

Position(s): Critic & Teller/Sergeant at Arms

Hometown: Le Roy, NY

My favorite thing about ΑΔΕ: It was easy to talk to everyone at rush events and I made friends so quickly!

Fun Fact: I’m a Virgo!! & I love history!! & I have a chinchilla named Mac Daddy!

How to contact me: Facebook (Paige Webb)

Sophomores

Big: Neha Patil!

Little: TBD

Psychology major 

New Member Class: Fall 2019 "Seven Dwarfs"

Position(s): None

Hometown: Williamsville, NY

My favorite thing about ΑΔΕ: Everyone has something different to offer :) And I loved bid night!!

Fun Fact: I have a pitbull named Abby

How to contact me: TBD

SAM ANDOLINA

EMMA CELT

Big: Kiara Maher

Little: TBD

Elementary/Special Education with a Theatre concentration 

New Member Class: Fall 2019 "Seven Dwarfs"

Position(s): None

Hometown: Dix Hills, NY

Why I chose ΑΔΕ:I chose ADE because I love their ideals of diversity and inclusivity and everyone has been so nice!!!

Fun Fact: I write poetry and I was the editor of my school literary magazine for three years!

How to contact me: ebc4@geneseo.edu

JESS RIVERA

Big: Sarah Verwij

Little: TBD

Geography major environmental studies minor

New Member Class: Spring 2020

Position(s): None

Hometown: Bronx, NY

Why ADE: All the sibs seemed really nice and I love seeing them active and present on campus helping others!

Fun Fact: I run the snails of Geneseo Instagram page

How to contact me: jdr17@geneseo.edu

LIZZIE SMALLEY

Big: Bri Cunnen

Little: TBD

Early childhood/childhood education, human development concentration

New Member Class: Fall 2019 "Seven Dwarfs"

Position(s): None

Hometown: Poughkeepsie, NY

Why I chose ΑΔΕ: It felt like such a loving and supportive environment and everyone was so genuine and sweet!

Fun Fact: I’ve performed in MetLife stadium twice

How to contact me: es40@geneseo.edu

Freshman

MIKAYLA ANDERSON

Big: Lydia Gleason

Little: TBD

Political Science & International Relations

New Member Class: Spring 2020

Position(s): None

Hometown: Hadley, NY

Favorite memory: Bids night!

Fun Fact: I named my cat Fat Chicken Rockstar Anderson

How to contact me: Instagram: @Mikayla_Ander Twitter: @actuallymikayla

Email: Mja19@geneseo.edu

ABBY CAHILL

Big: Paige Webb

Little: TBD

Political Science & International Relations major

New Member Class: Spring 2020

Position(s): None

Hometown: New Hartford, NY

Why ADE: I chose ADE because I came in and immediately felt welcome. Everyone is so interesting and great to have a conversation with!

Fun Fact: I can rap the fast part in Rap God.

How to contact me: TBD

TAMMY HATFIELD

Big: Mika Swanson

Little: TBD

Business Administration major

New Member Class: Spring 2020

Position(s): None

Hometown: Nunda, NY 

Favorite memory with ADE: I loved bids night because I really learned our close my siblinghood would be!

Fun Fact:  I have 13 pairs of crocs!

How to contact me: TBD

CHARITY ROULO

Big: Emily Hayes!

Little: TBD

Psychology major

New Member Class: Spring 2020

Position(s): None

Hometown: Portville, NY

Favorite memory: meeting my big at big/ little reveal!

Fun Fact: I can sing my ABCs backward!

How to contact me: cjr13@geneseo.edu or insta @charity.700

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