Our Student Leaders

Brendan Murtagh, President & Bible Study Leader

bmurtagh@albany.edu Hi everyone! My name’s Brendan, and I’m from Yorktown, New York. I am a senior and I double major in economics and history. I started getting involved with Cornerstone my freshman year, and it’s been a highlight of my college experience. It’s a great way to build connections and serve the community. I’m looking forward to getting to know everyone, and I’m excited for another fun-filled year!

Christina Lokoyi, Co Vice-President

clokoyi@albany.edu Hey everyone! My name is Christina and I am co- Vice President of Cornerstone. I am a sophomore majoring in human biology with a minor in business. I am from Queens, New York. Cornerstone is a safe and accepting place to gain nourishment in spirituality, develop long lasting connections with genuine individuals, and establish an impact within the local and global community. I encourage everyone to embark on a fulfilling journey with Cornerstone to be a part of a promising and rewarding experience.

Deborah Ariyibi, Co Vice-President

dariyibi@albany.eduHi! My name is Deborah. I am a sophomore and I am majoring in human biology on a Pre-Med track. I am from Queens, NY. Cornerstone has been a place for me come to when I feel like I need a spiritual boost. The laid-back atmosphere most certainly makes you feel comfortable and welcome. I hope to see you soon!

Lauren Ferguson, Treasurer

laferguson@albany.edHey Guys!! My name is Lauren Ferguson and I’m from the Bronx. I’m a junior and I’m majoring in Actuarial and Mathematical Science with a minor in Economics. I am the Treasurer for this school year and I’m excited to meet each and every one of you!!

Emmanuella Owusu-Ampaw, Secretary

eowusuampaw@albany.edu Hello everyone! My name is Emmanuella, and I am the secretary for Cornerstone Protestant Campus Ministry. I was born and raised in Ghana, West Africa but reside in the Bronx. I am a junior majoring in Biology (Pre-Med track) and minoring in Globalization. Cornerstone is a place that develops individuals to be instruments of peace, love and unity. These characteristics attracted me to this ministry and I hope you see it too. Stay blessed!

Jessica Culp, Public Relations & Java and Justice Coordinator

jculp@albany.edu Hey! I’m Jess! I’m from the Hudson valley. I’m a junior, majoring in history. Cornerstone is full of amazing, laidback people. I’m Public Relations and the Java for Justice Coordinator! Last year I went on the winter break mission trip to Puerto Rico, where we not only helped people in the after math of Hurricane Maria but as a group we became closer than ever.

Chidiogo Igboekwe, Administrative Assistant

cigboekwe@albany.eduHi! My name is Chidiogo and I am the Administrative Assistant for Cornerstone. I major in Communications with a double minor in Education and Criminal Justice. I am Nigerian-American and I’m from Queens, NY. I joined Cornerstone my freshman year and have been a member ever since. The open and welcome environment is what attracted initially attracted me. I hope you join Cornerstone and make it your home too.

Benitha Muyizere, Mission & Service Coordinator

bmuyizere@albany.edu Hello. I'm Benitha. I am an international student from Rwanda but currently living in Queens, NY. I'm a junior majoring in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology on the Pre-med Track and minoring in Business. I am a Cornerstone Peer Minister and I have always enjoyed the fun environment that we create for everyone in our group. I hope that you will join us so that we can share God's love and have fun together. I look forward to seeing you!!!

Monique Wade, Worship Coordinator

mwade@albany.edu, I’m Monique and I am a sophomore with a major in Informatics: Data Analytics. I am the Worship Coordinator here at Cornerstone so if you have any song suggests please let me know, I’d love to hear new ideas! Cornerstone has introduced me to the best people and given me a home away from home; which can be tough living at such a huge university. So, welcome to the family! Let’s have a great year :)

Britney Baffoe-Tuffour, Food & Faith Coordinator

bbaffoe-tuffour@albany.edu Hey my name is Britney and I am a peer minister at Cornerstone campus ministry. I am from the Bronx, NY with a Ghanaian background. I double major in Business administration and music at UAlbany and love every bit of it. Cornerstone is a place that welcomes everyone with open arms and that’s what I love about it. The friendships and the way we all connect is only one amazing thing about the ministry. We all learn from each other every day and take what we learn into the world.

Sienna Jones, Program Coordinator

sjones20@albany.eduHey I’m Sienna. I’m a sophomore here at UAlbany majoring in journalism and minoring in film. After graduation, I hope to work in media production. This year I will be acting as your program coordinator, organizing fun and engaging activities. I got involved with Cornerstone as a freshman and enjoy the positive atmosphere and fellowship. I’m very excited for this upcoming year and hope you are too!

Additional Program Directors:

Kenneth Rivera, krivera@albany.eduStephane Kenner, skennemekontchou@albany.eduJessica Nyarko, jnyarko@albany.edu