Ashley Wood

Ashley Wood


Burlington, NJ
International Studies
Why I chose my major: 

I want to be a teacher.

Why I chose RIT: 
I love that hearing, deaf and hard-of-hearing students interact on a daily basis. I get the best of both worlds.
What I like best about RIT: 

There are so many favorite things that I can’t choose one!

Best part of living on campus: 

Meeting so many friends and going to events.

Dream job: 
Working for the CIA.
Favorite spot on campus: 

The NTID Student Life Team Community Room.

Favorite professor: 
Professor Nathan Dinneen is one of my many favorites! He made my 8 a.m. class fun when the class would still be half asleep!
Favorite class: 
Global Studies, because I learned a lot about the political views of different countries.
My most memorable experience at RIT/NTID: 
Staying up late to talk with my roommate about random things!
If I could tell prospective students only one thing about RIT/NTID, it would be: 

Bring your winter coat! If you don’t there will be times where you wish you did.

Favorite place to eat in Rochester: 
Nick Tahou Hots. Best “Garbage Plate” I ever ate!!
Favorite movie: 
“Now You See Me”
Fun fact about me: 

I was on the Academic Bowl Team for four years.

One thing I’ve always wanted to do but never have: 
The one thing I can't live without: 
I can’t live without my tea, you might see me walking around the campus with a bottle of tea!