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002 Gilchrist Hall
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0018
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Phone:  (319) 273-2281
Fax:  (319) 273-2885
eMail:  admissions@uni.edu

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Avery Johnson

Avery Johnson | President

Hometown l Greene, IA

Major l English

Minor l Creative Writing

UNIque Fact l  I would love to work for Pixar!

Aaron Van Maanen

Aaron Van Maanen | VP of Membership Development

Hometown l Pella, IA

Major l Communication Studies

Minor l Business Communication

UNIque Fact l I am colorblind and can't see the color purple. Go Panthers!

Lauren Janning

Lauren Janning | VP of Community Outreach

Hometown l Carroll, IA

Major l Health Promotion & Education

Minor l Biology

UNIque Fact l I have an Irish twin -- not because I saw someone who looked like me while studying abroad in Ireland, but because my brother and I are born just 11 months apart!

 

Mercedes Steffensen

Mercedes Steffensen | VP of Admissions

Hometown l Des Moines, IA

Major l Elementary Education

Minor l Math Teaching

UNIque Fact l I love to spend time in nature relaxing in my hammock or bike riding the trails of Cedar Falls! 

Ashtin Hazel

Ashtin Hazel | VP of Public Relations

Hometown l Sergeant Bluff, IA

Major l Public Relations

Major l Communication Studies

UNIque Fact l Hiking is one of my favorite things to do. There is nothing like summiting mountains you never knew you could climb!

Aaron Lehl

Aaron Lehl

Hometown l Cedar Falls, IA

Major l Actuarial Science

Major l Economics

UNIque Fact l I am one of six kids in my family, four of which have been Panthers!

Abby Weise

Abby Weise

Hometown l Mason City, IA

Major l Biochemistry

Major l Biology

UNIque Fact l I own two copies of every Harry Potter movie!

Alex Jackson

Alex Jackson

Hometown l Fort Dodge, IA

Major l Biology Teaching / Pre P. A.

UNIque Fact l Christian, runner, musician, and food-lover extraordinaire. UNI rocks!

Alexandra Fish

Alexandra Fish

Hometown l Anamosa, IA

Major l Nursing

Minor l Biology

UNIque Fact l I love spending time with my family and petting my cat.

 

Allie Noggle

Allie Noggle

Hometown l Robins, IA

Major l Marketing

Major l Finance

UNIque Fact l I am OBSESSED with Christmas.

Allison Bailey

Allison Bailey

Hometown l Fort Madison, IA

Major l English Education

Minor l TESOL

UNIque Fact l Some of my favorite college days have been spent at a coffee shop chatting with friends or working on homework. I don't even like coffee that much, but I love people!

Andrew Walker

Andrew Walker

Hometown l Marshalltown, IA

Major l Economics

Minor l Computer Science

UNIque Fact l I am in the Marching Band and traveled with them to Italy this last December!

Angel Peterson

Angel Peterson

Hometown | Galesburg, IA

Major | Elementary Education

UNIque Fact | I have climbed the Great Wall of China!

Anna Baughman

Anna Baughman

Hometown l Denison, IA

Major l Leisure Youth & Human Services

Minors l Music & Marketing

UNIque Fact l My favorite place on campus is Gallagher-Bluedorn! I love the shows and the link that exists between UNI and the Cedar Falls community. 

Austin Sanford

Austin Sanford

Hometown l Fort Dodge, IA

Major l Public Relations

UNIque Fact l My biggest fear in life are fish.

Ben Ahlrichs

Ben Ahlrichs

Hometown l Monticello, IA

Major l Biology

Major l Biochemistry

UNIque Fact l I dressed up in a spider-man costume on Halloween, ran around the towers, and proceeded to be chased and tackled by a group of wrestlers. 

Bethany Piotter

Bethany Piotter

Hometown l Bettendorf, IA

Major l Elementary Education

Minor l STRAT II Severe Disabilities

UNIque Fact l I love to travel, and I was able to go on a mission trip to Peru this summer!

 

Brynjar Johnston

Brynjar Johnston

Hometown l Mount Pleasant, IA

Major l Organizational Leadership Management

UNIque Fact l I am a UNI cheerleader!

Byron Fritch

Byron Fritch

Hometown l Dike, IA

Major l Physics

Minor l Nanoscience

UNIque Fact l I spent at least 10 minutes trying to think of something interesting to say here, and this is what I came up with...

Christine Efferding

Christine Efferding

Hometown l Dubuque, IA

Major l English & Middle Level Education

Minor l Creative Writing

UNIque Fact l One time I fell backwards into a flower pot in front of twenty 8th graders.

Cole Malcolm

Cole Malcolm

Hometown l Cedar Rapids, IA

Major l Economics

Minor l Math

Certificate l Sustainability

UNIque Fact l I like Beyonce and hummus.

Cormick Michael

Cormick Michael

Hometown l Norway, IA

Major l Family Services

Major l Spanish

Daniel Happel

Daniel Happel

Hometown l Forest City, IA

Major l Communication Studies

Minor l The Study of Religion

UNIque Fact l I have a bucket list, and one is to get in a taxi and yell "Follow that car!"

Devin Benish

Devon Benish

Hometown l Fairfax, IA

Major l Marketing

UNIque Fact l I'm a midwest regional underwater basket weaving champion.

Haley Bell

Haley Bell

Hometown l Solon, IA

Major l Communicative Disorders

Endorsement l Education

UNIque Fact l I LOVE Disney!

Hannah Herington

Hannah Herington

Hometown l Davenport, IA

Major l Elementary Education

Minor l Literacy

UNIque Fact l I got lucky when selecting a roommate and have lived with the same one (Lauren Janning) for all four years of college!

Jace Jirak

Jace Jirak

Hometown l Center Point, IA

Major l Finance & Management Information Systems

Minor l Organizational Leadership

UNIque Fact l I missed a half court shot to win $10,000 at a UNI basketball game.

Jacob Horn

Jacob Horn

Hometown | Madrid, IA

Major | Biochemistry 

Major | Biology: Medical

UNIque Fact | I once won a six pound bag of candy in a marching band contest, and honestly that's probably my proudest moment.  

Jake Parks

Jake Parks

Hometown l Forest City, IA

Major l Physics

UNIque Fact l In my free time I make hip hop music. If you look hard enough, you will find my mixtape on the internet.

Jake Van Essen

Jake Van Essen

Hometown l Pella, IA

Major l Communication Studies

UNIque Fact l My friends call me Tall Jake or TJ because I'm 6'6".

Jamal White 

Jamal White

Hometown l St. Charles, IA

Major l Marketing; Advertising and Digital Media

Major l Organizational Leadership

UNIque Fact l I auditioned for The Voice.

 

Avery Johnson

James Prier

Hometown l Ryan, IA

Major l Interactive Digital Studies

UNIque Fact l While traveling to Colorado with the UNI Ski and Snowboard Club, I successfully skied a double black diamond in the Rockies

Jamie Becker

Jamie Becker

Hometown l Cedar Falls, IA

Major l Elementary Education

Minor l Literacy

UNIque Fact l I ask my roommates to get ice cream with me almost every night because I love it so much.

Jessica Berkshire

Jessica Berkshire

Hometown l Roselle, IL

Major l Accounting

UNIque Fact l I'm terrified of heights, but that doesn't stop me from flying. Through UNI, I've studied abroad in both Italy and China! 

John Radenbaugh

John Radenbaugh

Hometown l Solon, IA

Major l Political Science

UNIque Fact l I love walking this campus because it is beautiful at any time of the year. It is calming and always reminds me as to why I am here at UNI.

Katie Campbell

Katie Campbell

Hometown l Norwalk, IA

Major l English & Graphic Design

Minor l Art History

UNIque Fact l Standing on the sidelines at my very first game with the Panther Marching Band, I almost got run over by David Johnson!

 

Katie Wempen

Katie Wempen

Hometown l Waukee, IA

Major l TESOL Education

Minor l Reading

UNIque Fact l I absolutely love the Makerspace in the ROD library! I don't have a lot of space in my dorm room, so this space allows me to craft freely

and have some much needed me time!

 

Keely Branstad

Keely Branstad

Hometown l Clear Lake, IA

Major l Human Resources Management

UNIque Fact l I hate breakfast with a passion. The only breakfast food I will eat is a breakfast burrito.

Kelbey Barbadillo

Kelbey Barbadillo

Hometown l Salt Lake City, UT

Major l Global Studies

Major l Communication Studies

UNIque Fact l "Fun Fact" you ask?! I am Disney's number one fan and am going to work for them one day! 

Lanna Whitlock

Lanna Whitlock

Hometown l West Des Moines, IA

Major l Social Work

Certificate l Conflict Resolution

UNIque Fact l “It doesn’t matter where you come from, in college, you make your own successes.” - Anonymous 

Louren Kilburg

Louren Kilburg

Hometown l Bellevue, IA

Major l Elementary & Middle Level Education

Minor l Literacy

UNIque Fact l When I was in 4th grade, I made a plan to become an Olympic gymnast. I had to scrap the plan in the 5th grade

when I realized I was really bad at gymnastics.

Kyle Polzin

Madison Foley

Hometown l Bettendorf, IA

Major l Criminology

Minor l Politics & Law

UNIque Fact l "You miss 100% of the shots you don't take." - Wayne Gretzky - Michael Scott - Madison Foley

Maggie English

Maggie English

Hometown l Dubuque, IA

Major l Communication Sciences & Disorders

Minor l Family Studies

UNIque Fact l I am really good at parallel parking.

Mandy Rawson

Mandy Rawson

Hometown l Troy Mills, IA

Majors l Communication Studies & Public Relations

Minor l Marketing

UNIque Fact l I love to walk around campus. There is always something going on, and it’s always so beautiful!

Mark Bruck

Mark Bruck

Hometown l Storm Lake, IA

Major l Accounting

UNIque Fact l UNI has helped me visit 36 countries in the three years I have been here! 

Megan Nissen

Megan Nissen

Hometown l Anamosa, IA

Major l Elementary & Middle Level Education

Minor l Mathematics

UNIque Fact l "Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn." -Ben Franklin

 

Meghan Busswitz

Meghan Busswitz

Hometown l Cedar Rapids, IA

Major l Elementary Education

Minor l Special Education

UNIque Fact l My favorite place on campus is the Schindler Professor's Lounge. You can see all of Cedar Falls up there, just as long as you don't get caught!

Mitch Leonard

Mitch Leonard

Hometown l Clinton, IA

Major l Public Relations & Interactive Digital Studies

Minor l Marketing

UNIque Fact l I’m unusually good at packing for trips. 

Nicole Schmitt

Nicole Schmitt

Hometown l Fort Atkinson, IA

Major l Communication Studies

Minor l Sociology

UNIque Fact l I was featured in a UNI recruitment pamphlet before I even attended UNI. Needless to say, I knew I had to go here!

Nicole Self

Nicole Self

Hometown l Moravia, IA

Major l Elementary Education

Minor l STRAT I

Paysen Vandelune

Payson Vadenlune

Hometown l Pella, IA

Major l Mathematics

Major l Computer Science

UNIque Fact l I hold three records at the Cedar Falls Chuck E. Cheese's.

Ricardo Garza

Ricardo Garza

Hometown l San Antonio, TX

Major l Psychology

Minor l Sexuality, Women, and Gender Studies

UNIque Fact l I love to play guitar!

Ryan Daisy

Ryan Daisy

Hometown l Lake City, IA

Major l The Study of Religion

UNIque Fact l Time is the most valuable resource in the world. Use the time you do have wisely, it is always ticking. 

Samuel Ogilive

Samuel Ogilvie

Hometown l Iowa City, IA

Major l Instrumental Music Education

UNIque Fact l I'm a member of the UNI Guild of Carillonneurs and love playing songs on the Campanile for all of campus....whether they like it or not!

 

Sarah Schroeder

Sarah Schroeder

Hometown l Akron, IA

Major l Biology

Minor l Chemistry

UNIque Fact l The two most frequently asked questions I receive: "Have you gotten taller?" or "Did you play basketball?" Answers: No and yes. 

Trenton Bartlet

Trenton Bartlett

Hometown l Sumner, IA

Major l Public Administration

Emphasis l Human Resources

UNIque Fact l I have a crooked nose that hardly anybody nose (hehe) about. 

Tyler Hoehler

Tyler Koehler

Hometown l Dubuque, IA

Major l Human Resources Management

Certificate l Industrial Organization 

UNIque Fact l One of my favorite quotes is, “Happiness can be found in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.”

- Albus Dumbledore

Zoe Nanke

Zoe Nanke

Hometown l Cedar Rapids, IA

Major l Communication Studies

Minor l Music

UNIque Fact l I own over fifty pairs of shoes but am TERRIFIED of feet. For some reason this combo works!

Zubair Naeem

Zubair Naeem

Hometown l Karachi, Pakistan

Major l Biology

UNIque Fact l I walk around wearing half sleeves in winter and spend more time on my car engine than homework.