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Lily Wittman

Lily Wittman, College of Business student ambassador

What is your hometown? 

Pickerington, Ohio

When did you start your college search?

Sophomore year in high school

How did you find Ohio University?

My mom, aunt, and uncle attended Ohio University, so it has always been present in my life. Not to mention, our amazing sports management program.

What do you remember from your college visit?

Taking a tour of the College of Business (COB). Going into my visit, I was set on majoring in communication within the Scripps College. However, once I stepped foot into the COB, I knew that was the college I wanted to be a part of.

Why did you choose Ohio University?

I chose OHIO because of our undergraduate sports management program, amazing extracurricular activities, an inclusive community, and the location.

The College of Business and Athens

What are you studying? How did you come to that?

Sports Management major, Marketing minor, Social Media Certificate.

I came about these three because I have been an athlete all my life. I decided not to play collegiate volleyball, but I wanted to still be involved in the sports world. I chose marketing and social media because these two are within the realm of my career interest!

How else are you involved on campus?

I am Vice President of Professional Development for Sigma Alpha Sigma Mu (SASM), Ohio University’s sports management fraternity. I am also an active member in Chi Omega Sorority and on the Marketing Committee for Sports Business Association (SBA).

What is your graduation year? What do you want to do after graduation?

Spring 2024

After graduation, I want to work within the NFL or NBA in Public Relations, Player Personnel, or be a Social Media Manager.

Share about your advisor? Your Career Coach?

Jen Washko has been helpful with scheduling and getting me on the correct path to graduate.

What’s a classroom lesson that has stuck with you?

Your relationships with people MATTER! It is extremely important to constantly expand your network, but these connections should be meaningful!

Favorite campus landmark? Place to study? Place to eat? Coffee?

Fav Coffee: Court Street

Place to Study: Brenens

Landmark: Peden

What is your favorite thing about Athens, Ohio?

My favorite thing about Athens is the fact that we are our own little town/family. Off the highway, it is an inclusive college town. I love the fact that everyone is around the same age living and learning together.

Personality Questions

If you had shadow one person for an entire month, who would it be?

Danielle Carolan, YouTuber

Would you rather have a rewind button or a pause button on your life, why?

Pause because everything that has happened in my life has brought me to where I am today. I want to be able to soak up my college years because they go so fast!

If you could live in any sitcom, which one would it be and why?

New Girl

If you had your own talk show, who would your first three guests be?

Lebron James, Blake Lively, and Rihanna

If you can instantly become an expert in something, what would it be?

Race car driving

If you could visit any place in the world, where would it be and why?

Bora Bora! It’s so pretty and I love tropical places.

Favorite season and why?

Summer! I am tan and happy! I thrive in the warmer months.

Favorite genre of music?

R&B/ Rap

Favorite music artist?

Drake, Polo G

What is one thing you can’t live without?

The gym

Do you have a celebrity look alike?


What TV show would you guest star in?

One Tree Hill

What are your hobbies?

I am extremely into fitness! I also enjoy traveling, trying new coffee shops, going thrifting, watching YouTube, and spending time with my people.

Contact Lily

If you have questions about the Ohio University College of Business and want to message Lily, send an email. If you're ready to learn more, plan your visit.