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                                  Kathryn Kay Coquemont - Director
Kathryn C.

   Kathryn serves as the Director of New Student & Family Programs. She works across both the Division of Academic  Affairs and the Division of Student Affairs to help programs, policies, and new initiatives to better serve students and  their families. Kathryn currently serves as a NASPA Region V Board Member representing the state of Utah, the Chair of  the NODA Diversity & Inclusion Ad-Hoc Committee, as the Major Speakers Chair for the 2016 NASPA Western Regional  Conference, on the Board for the NASPA Center for Women, and as the Mentoring Programming Co-Coordinator for the  NASPA Asian Pacific Islander Knowledge Community. She has previously served as the NODA Leadership Development  Chair, a 2016 NASPA Dungy Leadership Institute faculty member, the NODA Region III Conference Chair, the NASPA  Western Regional Conference NUFP Institute Co-chair, and on the NODA Board. Kathryn holds a master’s degree in  College Student Affairs Administration and a bachelor's degree in Journalism from the University of Georgia. She is also    currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Educational Leadership & Policy at the U.

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John Michael Pantlik - Associate Director

   John Michael oversees all New Student Orientation programs, Welcome Week, and works with programming for first-  year students, transfer students, and parent and family members. John Michael is originally from Memphis, and has  worked with first year experience programs at several universities before coming to Utah. He is actively involved in  NODA, and currently serves as the Region III Coordinator for CO, NM, UT, and WY. John Michael holds a bachelor's  degree in Communications from the University of Tennessee, a master’s degree in Higher Education & Student Affairs  from the University of South Carolina, and is pursuing a doctorate at the U. He enjoys college football, running, trivia,  burritos, and wearing bowties on Tuesdays.

 

NomaniNomani Satuala - Assistant Director

   Nomani works with New Student Orientation, Transfer Programs, as well as all office assessment.  Nomani was a  Graduate Assistant in the office before transitioning into the Assistant Director role.  Before starting in our office, he  worked for Utah College Advising Corps and Granite Peaks Adult Education in assisting students with their transition to  higher education. Nomani has a strong passion for access to higher education and social justice. Nomani completed his  master's degree in the Educational Leadership & Policy program as well as his bachelor's degree at the University of  Utah.

 

 

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Erin Sine - Assistant Director

   Erin works with New Student Programs, including Swoop Camp, Campus Life Mentors, and Picture Your First Year. She  considers it a privilege to assist the new students of the University. Erin also oversees Office Assistants and works with  office marketing.  She is a master's student in the Education Leadership & Policy program at the University of Utah.  Erin  completed a master's of art from Savannah College of Art and Design, but more importantly is an alumna of the  University of Utah where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in International Studies and a Bachelor of Arts in  Photography.  Erin was born in Salt Lake City where she was raised a Utah fan all her life.

 

 JanaJana Stoneman - Administrative Assistant

    Jana oversees the Office Assistants and financials for New Student & Family Programs. She is excited to be learning a    part of campus she has previously been unfamiliar with, coming from the student government office at the U. Jana loves  the energy and passion that comes from students, and enjoys helping them succeed. She will complete her Undergrad  degrees in Film and Journalism in the spring from the U, and hopes to pursue a master’s degree in the future. As a Utah  native, she loves being at home on campus, and hoping she is making students feel the same way.

 



RosieRosie Marie Conor - Doctoral Graduate Assistant

   Rosie Connor currently serves as the Director of Advancement and Government Relations at Snow College. She is also an  adjunct faculty member in the Communications and Social Sciences Departments. She has a bachelor’s degree in  Agricultural Communications from the University of Illinois and a master’s degree in public health from the University of  Southern California. She is currently working on her doctorate in Educational Leadership & Policy at the University of  Utah. Her doctoral research focuses on an examination of institutional factors that impact persistence for students of  color at rural higher education institutions in Utah. Her volunteer and civic involvement includes activities and charitable                                                 causes that affect marginalized people and communities locally, nationally, and globally.    

 MikeMike Carpenter - Graduate Assistant for Orientation & Transfer Programs

   Mike is a Graduate Assistant in the Center for New Student & Family Programs working with Transfer Programs and New  Student Orientation. Originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma, he graduated from Oklahoma State University and spent five  years teaching chemistry and other sciences before moving to Utah. His interests include access to higher education,  development and transition of students from K-12 to higher education, and retention of students in STEM fields. Mike is  a second year master's student in the Educational Leadership & Policy program at the University of Utah.

 



ZoeZoe Worthington - Graduate Assistant for First-Year Programs

   Zoe is a Graduate Assistant at the Center for New Student & Family Programs, working specifically with First-Year  Programs. She received her B.A. in Latin American Studies from Willamette University. It was at Willamette that her  passion for social justice and higher education developed. AmeriCorps VISTA brought her to Salt Lake City where she  worked for Salt Lake Community College in a variety of capacities and where she fostered her love for climbing, camping,  running, and other forms of outdoor merriment. Zoe is currently a first year master’s student in the Education  Leadership & Policy program at the University of Utah.

 

 

Kimi

Kimiko Miyashima- Graduate Assistant for Parent & Family Programs

   Kimi is a Graduate Assistant in the Center for New Student & Family Programs, working with Parent & Family Programs.    Born in Los Angeles but raised in Salt Lake City, Kimi has been a Utah fan for many, many years.  Before starting in our  office, Kimi attended Loyola Marymount University, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre, while  minoring in Film Studies and Peace Studies.  She has worked as a Student-Athlete Mentor at LMU and the U, and is  passionate about helping students thrive in and out of the classroom.  She is a first year master's student in the  Educational Leadership & Policy program at the University of Utah. 

 


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   Simon Greenhalgh - Orientation Team Leader

   Hometown:  Florence, Kentucky

   Major: Business

   Classification:  Sophomore

   Fun Fact: He is The Lizard King

 

Amy

   Amy Tetreault - Orientation Team Leader

   Hometown:  Boise, Idaho

   Major: Architecture

   Classification:  Sophomore

   Fun Fact: "I like to think I am a fun fact."

 

 

Mia F.

   Mia Fields - Marketing

   Hometown:  Las Vegas, Nevada

   Major: Athletic Training

   Classification:  Sophomore

   Fun Fact: "I can eat pizza for every meal."

 

 

Jacqlyn Hammel

   Jacqlyn Hammel - Office Assistant

   Hometown:  Las Vegas, Nevada

   Major:  Anthropology with a minor in Integrative Human Biology

   Classification:  Senior

   Fun Fact:  "I LOVE doing anything that requires getting up and being active!"

 

 

Jacqlyn Hammel

   Erin Hernandez - Office Assistant

   Hometown:  Lehi, Utah

   Major:  Ethnic Studies

   Classification:  Freshman

   Fun Fact:  "I make good Mexican rice.  Probably because I'm Mexican!"

 

 

Lauren

   Lauren Perry - Office Assistant

   Hometown:  Tracy, California

   Major:  Pre-Nursing

   Classification:  Sophomore

   Fun Fact:  "I LOVE anything Disney!"

 

 

Jacqlyn Hammel

   Elizabeth Pohl - Office Assistant

   Hometown:  Boise, Idaho

   Major:  International Studies & Political Science

   Classification:  Sophomore

   Fun Fact:  "My favorite book is Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice."

 

 

Last Updated: 2/13/17