USM Student Regents
A Junior at University of Maryland, College Park, Ada Beams is pursuing a dual degree in Integrative Healthcare and French. Ada recently completed the Global Public Health scholars program which helped inform her passion for wellness and health-equity especially in youth populations. At UMD, she also serves as a Resident Assistant and is involved in Club Rugby, Public Health Beyond Borders, and Delta Epsilon Mu. As Student Regent, Ada hopes to represent the diverse range of students across the University System of Maryland and promote wellbeing to improve undergraduate experiences and student learning. After her undergraduate studies, Ada plans to attend medical school and continue serving communities with a medical degree and by influencing health policy and improving health literacy. Otherwise, she loves art, the ocean, and good coffee.
Ayotola Oludayo is currently an undergraduate student at Bowie State University pursuing a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Criminal Justice with a Forensic Science concentration. Ayotola is a graduate of Bowie High School’s SUMMIT Scholars Program as well as the school’s Forensics Professional Development Academy. He has long been an advocate for immigrant and first-generation students through his involvement with Bowie High School’s African Student Association, where he served as an executive board member and chapter representative. Ayotola has since continued his advocacy as a member of Bowie State University’s Descendants of Africa Club. He also serves as a member of The National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice. In his free time, Ayotola plays soccer for a local men’s soccer team and participates in mentorship programs aimed towards the young men in his community.
Past Student Regents