OAD Event Board

Orange After Dark recruits undergraduate students from all class years and majors through an application and interview process to become Event Board members. We look for students who are interested in helping create, plan, execute and assess our late night events. Responsibilities include coordinating event logistics and marketing and working at OAD events.

Meet our Fabulous Students!

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Lily Braden

(She/Her/Hers) Lily is from Portland, Oregon, and is a member of the class of 2023. She is studying Forensic Science and Psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences. In addition to the OAD Event Board, she is a Peer Educator for Mental Health and Empowerment through the Barnes Center. She joined the OAD Event Board her freshman year and has a great interest in event planning and marketing. She is very excited to be a member of the Orange after Dark program and brainstorm exciting events on campus.


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Michael Bright

(He/Him/His) Michael is from Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania, and is a member of the graduating class of 2021. He is a student in the Whitman School of Management. In addition to his involvement with Orange After Dark, he is also a Resident Advisor in Day Hall. He joined the Event Board because he loved attending the program’s events during his freshman year (most notably the Black Panther movie premiere) and loves the concept of offering unique, alternative experiences to students on the weekend.


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Emma Chasse

(She/Her/Hers) I’m from Winchester, Massachusetts and a member of the class of 2022. I am a double major in Psychology and Forensics in the College of Arts and Sciences. I joined Orange After Dark to help give my fellow students an exciting way to get off campus as well as balance the stresses of classwork. I can’t wait to dive into event planning and help create events for everyone on campus to enjoy.


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Kelly Davis

(She/Her/Hers) Kelly is from Littleton, Massachusetts and is a member of the class of 2023. She is a student in the Whitman School of Management and Newhouse School of Public Communications majoring in Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises, and Television Radio and Film. Kelly is also involved as a Whitman Ambassador and Peer Mentor and an OttoTHON Fundraising Committee Member. Kelly’s favorite OAD events include Grocery Bingo, Pinterest Party and Paint Night. By joining the board, Kelly hopes to make campus a fun space for students to destress and make friends.


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Simran Karamchandani

(She/Her/Hers) Simran Karamchandani is from Mahwah, NJ, and is a member of the class of 2021. She is currently dual majoring in Bioengineering and Neuroscience in both College of Engineering and Computer Science, as well as College of Arts and Sciences. Simran has been involved with the campus community as a member of Student Advisory Council and Student Association, and continues to be an active member in her engineering and technical sciences sorority, Alpha Omega Epsilon. She is looking forward to creating those same memorable moments that OAD had created for her when she was a freshman. Forever orange!


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Hannah Katzman

(She/Her/Hers) Hannah is from Natick, Massachusetts and is a member of the class of 2022. She is studying Television, Radio, & Film in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications with a minor in Psychology. She is part of Syracuse’s late-night comedy show, Live From Studio B, as well as a member of Alpha Phi Omega, a co-ed community service fraternity. She is also involved in Campus Cursive, a group that writes encouraging letters to students and others in need. Hannah loves finding ways to be creative and hopes to bring her passion for comedy, musicals, and sports to future OAD events. As part of the OAD Event Board, she wants to help students connect with each other by planning fun activities on campus and in the Syracuse community.


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Ivy Lin

(She/Her/Hers) Ivy is from New York City, NY, and is a member of the class of 2023. She is a student in the College of Arts & Sciences who will major in English Textual Studies and minoring in History and Writing. Besides Orange After Dark, Ivy is involved with the Traditions Commission, A&S Dean’s Team, and the Office of Student Engagement in their Young Scholars and North Side Learning Center program. Ivy’s first OAD Event was Big Don’s Wild River Mini Golf event, and since that event, she has continued to volunteer for various OAD events. Now, as a new Event Board Member, Ivy looks forward to planning fun, engaging, and inclusive events.


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Inaya Madyun

(She/Her/Hers) Inaya is from West Chester, Pennsylvania and is a member of the graduating class of 2023. She is in the Bandier Program for Recording and Entertainment Studies in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. She is also a Resident Advisor in Lawrinson Hall and a member of the Syracuse University Women’s Rugby Team. She joined the event board because she enjoyed going to OAD events her first semester and thought being part of the event board would be a great opportunity to be involved with planning OAD events.


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Maria Martin

(She/Her/Hers) Maria is from Miami, FL and is a member of the class of 2022. She is a Psychology major and Education minor in the College of Arts and Sciences. She is also a Resident Advisor in Day hall. Maria enjoys being involved in our campus’ efforts of forming a sense of community. She loves that Orange After Dark gives the opportunity to meet new people on our campus and enjoy a fun night out.


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Katie Showers

(She/Her/Hers) Katie is from Albany, NY, and is a member of the class of 2022. She is a student currently in the School Of Education, hoping to transfer into Whitman to pursue a degree in Business Management. In the Fall 2019 semester she participated in the Disney College Program at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fl, and is also a member of Alpha Chi Omega, a sorority on campus. Katie always loves to meet new people and to bring smiles to peoples faces and believes that Orange After Dark is the perfect opportunity to do so.


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Anthony Sidharta

(He/Him/His) Anthony is from Torrington, Connecticut and is a member of the class of 2021. He is currently pursuing BAs in Mathematics and Political Science with a minor in Global Security Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. Along with being a member of the OAD Event Board, Anthony is an Orientation Leader for the Office of First Year and Transfer Programs and a Student Lead at Student Centers and Programming Services. He is excited to provide opportunities for students to meet through fun and diverse activities.