Ahtiya Liles `18
Theatre & Performance Major and Arts Management Minor from Yonkers, New York
What I want prospective students to know about Purchase: You’ll definitely find yourself while at Purchase.
The reason I became an Ambassador: I applied to be a Student Ambassador because I had a positive tour experience during both of my visits to Purchase College during my senior year of high school. I wanted to provide perspective students with the same positive, well-rounded, and excited experience that I encountered during my tour visits.
My favorite spot on campus: The Multicultural Center.
Why I chose Purchase: I chose Purchase because I wanted an environment that claimed to accept people from all walks of life and fight for justice.
My hobbies and interests: Playwriting, directing, acting, reading, blogging, YouTube, social activism.
Future plans after Purchase: Working in the off-Broadway and off- off-Broadway theatre community.
What “Think Wide Open” means to me: “Think Wide Open” means being able to have dialogue with those who come from different backgrounds than you.