Student Success and Retention

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Students at Orientation
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Orientation Staff

Kristin Woods

 

Name: Kristin Woods

Director of Student Success & Retention

Bailey Jimmison

 Name: Bailey Jimmison

Orientation Coordinator

 

Hannah Shuler

 

 Name: Hannah Shuler

Orientation Intern

Hometown: Kenosha, WI

Kristen Ahart

 

Name: Kristen Ahart

Parent and Guest Program Assistant

Hometown: Denison, IA

James Prier

 

Name: James Prier

Student Engagement Program Assistant 

Hometown: Ryan, IA

 

 

Baylee Milam

 

 

 

Name: Baylee Milam

Major: Family Services/ SWAG

Hometown: Nevada, IA

 

 

Beto Castrejon

 

 

Name: Beto Castrejon

Major: Business Management

Hometown: Des Moines, IA

Caleb Gipple

 

 

 

Name: Caleb Gipple

Major: Deciding 

Hometown: New Sharon, IA

 

CJ Aldape

 

 

 

Name: CJ Aldape

Major: Math Education 

Hometown: Chicago, IL

CJ Carter

 

 

 

Name: CJ Carter

Major: Movement and Exercise Sciende

Hometown: Bettendorf, IA

Elle Boeding

 

 

 

Name: Elle Boeding

Major: Political Communication

Hometown: Monticello, IA

 

Emily McDermott

 

 

 

Name: Emily McDermott

Major: Physical Education

Hometown: Atlantic, IA

Josh Mostaert

 

 

 

Name: Josh Mostaert

Major: English Teaching 

Hometown: Walcott, IA

 

Juan Hernandez

 

 

 

Name: Juan Hernandez

Major: TESOL/ Spanish

Hometown: Des Moines, IA

 

Katie Campbell

 

 

 

Name: Katie Campbell

Major: English/ Graphic Design

Hometown: Norwalk, IA

Karina Valdivia

 

 

 

Name: Karina Valdivia

Major: Accounting

Hometown: Sioux City, IA

 

Kindra Petersen

 

 

 

Name: Kindra Petersen

Major: Middle Level Education

Hometown: Muscatine, IA

Lindsay Kearns

 

 

 

Name: Lindsay Kearns

Major: Communication Science and Disorders

Hometown: Mason City, IA

 

Marissa Ward

 

 

 

Name: Marissa Ward

Major: Family Services

Hometown: Marengo, IA

 

Megan Lenstra

 

 

 

Name: Megan Lenstra

Major: Communication- Theatre Teaching

Hometown: Dubuque, IA

Meka Mosley

 

 

 

Name: Meka Mosley

Major: Sociology/ Anthropology

Hometown: Fort Dodge, IA

Samantha Holtkamp

 

 

 

Name: Samantha Holtkamp

Major: Elementary Education

Hometown: Mount Pleasant, IA

 

 

Sydney Foster

 

 

 

Name: Sydney Foster

Major: Biology- Teaching

Hometown: Pleasant Hill, IA