Alisa Zenchenko
Alisa Zenchenko

Alisa Zenchenko


Biology and Politics


Student Body President for Class of 2025, Student Advisor, STEM teaching assistant, Melrose Civic Engagement Fellow, Abele Scholar, Science Scholar, Abele Orientation Leader, Scholarship Mentor, Reimert Councilwomen, and Phi Alpha Psi Sorority Member

What do you love most about Ursinus?

I love that students can get involved in different organizations and really participate in a well-rounded college experience!

What opportunities have you had to explore and grow your passions at Ursinus?

Through the Melrose Center, I was able to participate in international volunteering by helping rebuild homes impacted by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.

When did you first discover Ursinus was the right fit for you?

Ursinus makes affordability a top priority, and I really appreciated all the financial aid counselors that helped make it possible for me to come here!

What has been your favorite experience at Ursinus so far?

I loved helping with freshman move-in and participating in the freshman convocation and orientation!

Advice for incoming students:

I strongly encourage students to prioritize the research involvement opportunities at colleges. Being able to get involved in research is one of the most meaningful and rewarding experiences, through these programs you will gain the knowledge and expertise needed to expanded your resume and confidence!