Class of 2021
Eunice Umubyeyi was born in Kigali, Rwanda. Eunice is a rising senior at Muhlenberg studying computer science. Her dream is to be a problem solver and computer programmer. She is passionate about helping young girls believe in themselves, especially when it comes to pursuing STEM fields. On campus, Eunice is the Treasurer of the French Club, and a member of the International Student Association, the Black Student Association, and the Computer Science Club. She is also a campus tour guide, a French tutor and a Resident Advisor. Since 2019, she has worked at the Student Help Desk at the IT office on campus. During the summer of 2018, she was a Marketing Assistant at Muhlenberg’s Admission Office.
When she was just two months old, her mother was diagnosed with cancer and realized she could not care for Eunice. Growing up, Eunice was raised by her grandmother. The first time she met her siblings was at age six, and she discovered her father had passed away at the age of 11. She has lived as an orphan ever since. Eunice graduated from Liquidnet Family High School at Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village (ASYV) in 2015.