Ashley Carrington born August 11, 1993 is the 63rd President of RIT Student Government and the first African American woman to hold office. Raised in Stony Point, New York, Carrington is a graduate of North Rockland High School, where she served as a athlete, community organizer and student leader. She graduated from North Rockland High School in the Spring of 2011.
In the Fall of 2011, Carrington joined the Sigma Beta Sigma Colony of Delta Sigma Pi, a Professional Business Fraternity on campus. She then assisted on its journey to become a chapter through the offering of support and willingness to take on projects. Delta Sigma Pi was re-activated on January 28th, 2012, making Carrington a chartered member of the Epsilon Lambda Chapter of Delta Sigma Pi. In her time in the fraternity Carrington held leadership positions and served as the chapter Collegian of the Year nominee for 2014 - 2015.
Delta Sigma Pi - Executive Board Positions
In the Fall of 2011, Carrington expanded her athletic experience from high school by playing for the RIT Varsity Women's Soccer Team. Carrington's season of play made news in the Reporter Magazine during RIT's game against the University of Rochester. Carrington concluded her season on November 2, 2011 with a 0-2 loss to Skidmore College in the Liberty League Championship.
During the summer of 2011, Carrington began her college career with participation in the Multicultural Center for Academic Success (MCAS), 2011 Summer Bridge Program. She then continued to win awards and distinctions as a MCAS Scholar. Carrington is a three time recipient of MCAS Academic Excellence Award, awarded in 2011-2012, 2012-2013 and 2013-2014.
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