Nicole Dao ’19 is a rising senior at New York University, in the Stern School of Business co-concentrating in marketing and management. This is her final year as a collegiate athlete, and she is one of the co-captains of the team. As an NYU freshman, Nicole was named the ECAC Conference Championship MVP. Nicole achieved a personal record of over 1,000 assists in her second season of eligibility. Last season, the NYU Violets won the first UAA Conference Championship title in NYU volleyball history.
Nicole has decided to concentrate her degree on high-end fashion marketing and recently was selected out of approximately 5,000 applicants as one of the only undergraduate Global Brand Marketing interns to participate in the Ralph Lauren Inspire Internship Program. This 10-week program includes collaborating with the other interns, attending meetings, performing service, and working on projects for the Ralph Lauren brand. She has her own project assignments and presentations, and she works together with a team of interns on a final project that will be presented to the executive leadership at the conclusion of the internship.
As a student at Holy Cross, Nicole was the recipient of the Coach Sheahan Excellence Award.