A member of the Panhellenic Association executive board, Michelle White of Swansea, Ill., is the director of inclusive excellence for the Student Government Association. In her free time (haha), she’s an operations and supply chain management major.
A second year graduate student studying student affairs and higher education, Casey Knepfler grew up in Caro, Mich., but considers Grand Rapids her home, too.
A hard-working member of the Welcome Team, Nuri Rodriguez of Indianapolis is majoring in elementary education with a minor in special education.
Eating is one of the abilities Gabriel Stauffer counts as a skill — no wonder Karen from the Towers Dining Hall is one of his favorite people on campus! The Fort Wayne, Ind. is a human resource development major.
Don’t tell Erial Pena’s professors — she’s a huge procrastinator. Houston-born, she’s a human development and family studies major and hard-working member of the Welcome Team for New Student Orientation.
As a member of the hard-working Welcome Team, Jada Tompkins doesn’t let anything stop her — including singing loudly, even though she can’t carry a tune. Jada is an English teaching major (with a creative writing minor) from Terre Haute.
Jodi Buis of Greencastle, Ind., was a perfect fit for Welcome Team this summer. After all, the human development and family studies major — who has a major phobia of sharks — isn’t tempted to spend her time at the beach!