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Melissa Else

Melissa ElseHometown: Cambridge, Illinois
Major/minor: Computer engineering with a Spanish minor
Honors Program
Dean’s list
Eastern Star of Illinois scholarship (2006)

Internship: Worked with Sensors Directorate at Wright Patterson AFB in Dayton, Ohio

Global experience: Traveled with the marching band to perform in China

Joint Engineering Council
Marching band, Pep band Wind Ensemble
Kappa Kappa Psi (national honorary band fraternity)
Bear Ambassador

Professional Aspiration: Work in the field of advanced computer technologies within the federal government or Department of Defense

I came to Northern because I knew that here I wouldn’t be a number or a face in the crowd. It’s allowed me to make the most of my college experience and opened many doors for me.