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Orientation Team

Orientation Assistants (OAs) are involved, energetic and well-trained KU students. Their job is to make your transition to KU smooth and positive. OAs will guide you through your orientation, explain advising and enrollment, answer questions, and give you perspective on life as a Jayhawk.

Photo of Orientation Assistant Gabby Ale-Ebrahim

Gabby Ale-Ebrahim

Global & International Studies

Andover, KS

Photo of Orientation Assistant Giselle Almodovar

Giselle Almodovar

Journalism

Kansas City, KS

Photo of Orientation Assistant Paola Alor

Paola Alor

Journalism & Sociology

Lawrence, KS

 

Photo of Orientation Assistant Leslie Alva

Leslie Alva

Business

Kansas City, KS

Photo of Orientation Assistant Alia Anees

Alia Anees

Accounting

Wichita, KS

Photo of Orientation Assistant Julia Blank

Julia Blank

Architectural Engineering

Lodi, CA

 

Photo of Orientation Assistant Zachary Brenner

Zachary Brenner

Business Analytics

Castle Rock, CO

Photo of Orientation Assistant Shelby Deist

Shelby Deist

Social Welfare

Great Bend, KS

Photo of Orientation Assistant Katharine Doerksen

Katharine Doerksen

Philosophy

Derby, KS

 

Photo of Orientation Assistant Meredith Emshoff

Meredith Emshoff

Journalism & Political Science

Exeter, NE

Photo of Orientation Assistant Kimberly Francis

Kimberly Francis

Social Welfare & Psychology

Liberal, KS

Photo of Orientation Assistant Natalie Gibson

Natalie Gibson

Strategic Communication

St. Louis, MO

 

Photo of Orientation Assistant Aleeya Hubbard

Aleeya Hubbard-Kinard

Architecture

Wichita, KS

Photo of Orientation Assistant Danielle London

Danielle London

Global & International Studies

Leawood, KS

Photo of Orientation Assistant Mimi Mechache

Mimi Mechache

Environmental Science

Minneapolis, MN

 

Photo of Orientation Assistant Schyler Merrills

Schyler Merrills

Film & Media Studies

Wichita, KS

Photo of Orientation Assistant Michael Miller

Michael Miller

Biochemistry

Pleasant Hill, MO

Photo of Orientation Assistant Kenny Nguyen

Kenny Nguyen

Community Health

Dodge City, KS

 

Photo of Orientation Assistant Emily Nielsen

Emily Nielsen

Classical Antiquity & Finance

Omaha, NE

Photo of Orientation Assistant Eleanor Sis

Eleanor Sis

Clinical Lab Sciences

Kansas City, KS

Photo of Orientation Assistant Rachel Tan

Rachel Tan

Political Science & Psychology

Malaysia

 

Photo of Orientation Assistant Adrien Valmont

Adrien Valmont

Supply Chain Management

Derby, KS

Photo of Orientation Assistant Reagan Walsh

Reagan Walsh

Finance

Shawnee, KS

 

 


Orientation Staff

The following members of the Office of First-Year Experience staff oversee the organization and implementation of orientation programming.

Photo of Katie Treadwell Associate Director of Orientation

Katie Treadwell

Associate Director

Photo of Jessica Mattes Program Coordinator for Orientation

Jessica Mattes

Program Coordinator

Photo of Hollyce Morris, Registration Coordinator

Hollyce Morris

Registration Coordinator

 

Photo of Jennifer Hanner, Graduate Assistant

Jennifer Hanner

Graduate Assistant

Photo of Cornelius Baker, Education Program Assistant

Cornelius Baker

Education Program Assistant


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