First-gen Success Stories

Our students have the support of the following faculty and administrators (and more!) who serve as examples of individuals who were once in their shoes as first generation college students:

Julie Burkholder headshot
Julie Burkholder Business management and marketing student from Elkhart, Indiana
Brandon Carmen headshot
Brandon Carmen Athletic training student from Edinburgh, Indiana
Abagail Catania headshot
Abagail Catania Assistant Director for Diversity Recruitment and Programming
Dana Clayton headshot
Dana Clayton, PhD University of Evansville Vice President for Student Affairs/Dean of Students
Tiffany Griffith headshot
Tiffany Griffith, PhD Assistant Professor of English and Director of Composition
Lisa Hale headshot
Lisa Hale, PhD Assistant Professor of Education
Beth Hennon headshot
Beth Hennon, PhD Associate Professor and Department Chair of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences
Su Jin Jeong headshot
Su Jin Jeong Director of the UE Institute for Public Health and Assistant Professor
Marisa Knox headshot
Marisa Knox Administrative Assistant for Foreign Languages and Cultures and Archaeology
Alex Ortiz headshot
Alex Ortiz Junior, 2021-22 President, Student Government Association
Lori LeDuc headshot
Lori LeDuc Master of Science in Leadership student
Joseph Paulin headshot
Joseph Paulin Public Service Administration graduate student
Todd Matteson headshot
Todd Matteson Associate Professor of Art and Department Chair
Evan McCracken headshot
Evan McCracken Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology
Samantha Nelson headshot
Samantha Nelson Accounting student from Poplar Bluff, Missouri
Mari Plikuhn headshot
Mari Plikuhn UE Associate Professor of Sociology
Don Rodd headshot
Don Rodd, PhD Associate Chair, School of Health Sciences, Professor of Exercise and Sport Science and Physical Therapy
Rob Shelby headshot
Rob Shelby, PhD Chief Diversity Officer
Karen Stenstrom headshot
Karen Stenstrom, LCSW Director of Counseling and ADA Coordinator for Students
David Unger headshot
David J. Unger, PhD Professor of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Gene Wells headshot
Gene Wells Senior Director of the Center for Career Development
Jennifer Whitaker headshot
Jennifer Whitaker Senior Director of Major Gifts and Campaigns
Danielle Williams headshot
Danielle Williams Collection Development and Electronic Resources Librarian
Kimberly Zamora headshot
Kimberly Zamora Exercise science student from Round Lake, Illinois
Prez P Braun Hochwender McCluskey Powell

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