The NDSU Office of Admission recently announced several new hires and promotions.
Bradley Jones is assistant director of admission. He coordinates all campus visit programs such as Discover NDSU, Saturday Series and Daily Visits. He supervises the campus visit coordinators, office support specialist and student tour guides. Jones also is responsible for freshmen recruitment in the Fargo-West Fargo area and manages the Early Entry Program.
Seinquis Leinen is assistant director of admission. She is responsible for developing and maintaining strategic territory management for all travel related to freshmen recruitment. Leinen supervises seven admission counselors and the office’s graduate assistant and fall intern.
Douglas Zeltinger was promoted to senior admission counselor. He is responsible for the coordination of the office’s new student and transfer scholarship program. Zeltinger serves as the senior admission counselor for eastern North Dakota.
Natalie Schlagel is a regional admission counselor who resides and recruits in the eastern Twin Cities area. She also is responsible for freshmen recruitment in specific areas in Wisconsin. Schlagel plans some of the Twin Cities’ Ask Me events held in the fall and spring.
Ty Olschlager is a regional admission counselor who resides and recruits in the western Twin Cities area. He also is responsible for freshmen recruitment in specific areas in Wisconsin. Olschlager plans some of the Twin Cities’ Ask Me events.
Megan Ehora is multicultural recruitment coordinator. She is responsible for freshmen and transfer recruitment for schools that have large percentages of underrepresented, first-generation and/or income-eligible students in North Dakota, Minnesota and South Dakota. Ehora serves as the liaison between the Office of Admission and the Office of Multicultural Programs. Her responsibilities also include the cultural diversity tuition discount and Intensive English Language Program.
Laura Kiemele is admission counselor for freshmen recruitment in western and southern Minnesota and South Dakota. She also provides training and supervision for the office’s tele-student and conference orientation and recruitment team student employees.
Kevin Trana is admission counselor for freshmen recruitment in northern Minnesota. He also is the office’s social media coordinator and maintains the NDSU Insider Page. Trana also is responsible for outreach and collaboration with alumni for recruiting purposes.
Briana Justin is admission counselor for freshmen recruitment in western North Dakota. She also collaborates regularly with North Dakota State College of Science, Wahpeton, to manage students who are admitted to the Pathway Program.
Corey Haller is serving as intern for the fall semester. He is responsible for freshmen recruitment in North Dakota, Minnesota and South Dakota in collaboration with other admission counselors. Over the summer Haller held two roles by serving as a student tour and recruitment specialist.
Kylie Artz is graduate assistant for the full academic year. Her primary responsibility is meeting with students and families and serving as the coordinator for all Saturday Series events.
Jessica Boschee, admission officer, is the newest member of the application processing unit. She is responsible for preparing applications and application materials for entry into the student records system as well as adding materials to the document imaging system.
Zebulon Watkins serves as one of two campus visit coordinators, working with scheduling campus visits and greeting visitors as they arrive in the Office of Admission. He is the primary point of contact for group visits and schedules campus visits received over the phone.
NDSU is recognized as one of the nation’s top 108 public and private universities by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.