2018 Student Orientation Staff

Orientation Leaders

If you’re a new first-year, you’ll be assigned two orientation leaders who will guide you throughout your orientation day. You’ll find orientation leaders to be helpful, fun and a great resource!

Orientation Program Interns

Orientation program interns work at freshmen, transfer and family orientation programs. They’re so excited to meet you and answer your questions. You’ll find the orientation program interns knowledgeable, fun and great role models!

Aleapa Ballard

Aleapa Ballard
Major: Design and Technology
Hometown:  Rockford, IL

Ty Brimfield

Ty Brimfield
Major: Pre-Nursing
Hometown: Philadelphia, PA

Kamren Davis

Kamren Davis
Major: Business Administration
Hometown: Aurora, IL


Maddie Derro

Maddie Derro
Major: Industrial Engineering
Hometown: Midlothian, IL

Bri Governale

Bri Governale
Major: Human Development and Family Sciences
Hometown: Lake in the Hills, IL

Margaret Hitchcock

Margaret Hitchcock
Major: English and Philosophy 
Hometown: Glenwood, IL


Skyler Imhoff

Skyler Imhoff 
Major: Communication 
Hometown: Marion, IL

Ronan Kaiser

Ronan Kaiser
Major: History 
Hometown: Gurnee, IL

Noah Mackjust

Noah Mackjust
Major: Organization Communications and Non-Profit Management 
Hometown: Streator, IL


Penny McKeehan

Penny McKeehan 
Major: Elementary Education 
Hometown: McHenry, IL

Sylwia Miniewicz

Sylwia Miniewicz
Major: Elementary Education 
Hometown: Schaumburg, IL

Sariah Monk

Sariah Monk
Major: Communications – Media Studies 
Hometown: Zion, IL


Cassandra Pilcher

Cassandra Pilcher 
Major: Psychology and Sociology 
Hometown: Waterloo, IA

Grace Piotrowski

Grace Piotrowski
Major: Accounting 
Hometown: Arlington Heights, IL

Vijay Rana

Vijay Rana
Major: Electrical Computer Engineering 
Hometown: Schaumburg, IL


Michael Rhode

Michael Rhode 
Major: Accounting 
Hometown: McHenry, IL

Adam Rivas

Adam Rivas
Major: Accounting 
Hometown: Sugar Grove, IL

Gariecia Rose

Gariecia Rose
Major: Secondary History Education 
Hometown: Evanston, IL


Jahleel Shepherd

Jahleel Shepherd 
Major: Sociology 
Hometown: Waukegan, IL

Gabriel Sonntag

Gabriel Sonntag
Major: History 
Hometown: Chicago, IL

Isabel Stone

Isabel Stone
Major: Mathematics Education 
Hometown: Naperville, IL


Kaydra Sutherland

Kaydra Sutherland 
Major: Pre-Nursing 
Hometown: Lake Forest, IL