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COAR (Conference, Orientation and Recruitment) Team

The COAR (Conference, Orientation and Recruitment) Team consists of students who will serve as leaders, facilitators and mentors during Summer Orientation and various summer conferences and camps. Members will begin building relationships with prospective students and new freshmen.

COAR Team members will:

  • lead student discussions during orientation, accurately describe student life to new students
  • call newly admitted students, give campus tours, answer student questions, and
  • provide customer service for conference/camp participants and check participants in/out of residence halls.

This position provides an opportunity to promote the university, gain professional experience, and earn money. COAR Team members will gain valuable experience in the fields of student services, customer service, communication, leadership, and organization.

2016 COAR Team

Jamie Behymer
Major: Strategic Communications
Hometown: Scottsdale, AZ

Than Boisjolie-Gair
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Hometown: Shakopee, MN
Jake Cleys
Major: Natural Resource Management
Hometown: Champlin, MN
Kinza Faiyaz
Major: Mathematics and Statistics
Hometown: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Kate Fastnacht
Major: Medical Laboratory Science
Hometown: Ellendale, ND
Nick Foertsch
Major: Social Science Education
Hometown: Wyndmere, ND
Tyrza Hoines
Major: Human Development and Family Science
Hometown: Bismarck, ND
Hannah Konrad
Major: Political Science
Hometown: Minnetonka, MN
Cody Kruize
Major: Exercise Science
Hometown: Rice, MN
Lauren McNaughton
Major: Nursing
Hometown: Minneapolis, MN
Brent Neuhardt
Major: Electrical Engineering
Hometown: Bismarck, ND
Cynthia Onyemachi
Major: Nursing
Hometown: Abia, Nigeria
Jenna Radtke
Major: Agriculture Education
Hometown: Bejou, MN
Kane Ueland
Major: Social Science Education
Hometown: Newfolden, MN
Mike Von Schenk
Major: Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
Hometown: Whitefish, MT
Erin Winters
Major: English Education
Hometown: Belle Plaine, MN

Kendra Woodstead
Major: Management Communications
Hometown: Cooperstown, ND


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