U-Team Orientation Leaders
U-Team Leaders gain leadership skills and help new students connect with the Urbana University community.
U-Team Leaders convey information to new students and their families about the various resources on campus that are available to students. They also play a vital role in helping new students become accustomed to life at Urbana University through the UNI101 program.
Meet the Orientation Staff
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Brittany is a Senior Adolescent/Young Adult Education major from Troy, Ohio. She has been a member of the Student Activities Committee, Relay for Life, and Lambda Sigma. Her advice to new students is to "do your best to success, talk to your professors and your peers."
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Bethaine is a senior Athletic Training major from Piqua, Ohio. She enjoys the TV show Glee, and once raised show pigs for 4-H. Bethaine serves as a Residence Assistant in Ross Hall. She is a member of the Blue Knight Women's Basketball team and is a member of the Student Athletic Training Association. Her advice to new students is to "Be friendly, and support your Blue Knights in every sport!"
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James (JT) is a senior accounting major from Cincinnati, Ohio. JT serves as the Student Body President and is involved with the Student Business Association, bowling team, serves as President of the Student Activities Committee, and is a Resident Assistant. He looks forward to getting more involved at Urbana and hopes that being an orientation leader will help him accomplish that goal. JT would encourage new students to be presentable, be respectful, and get involved.
Taylor is a junior Adolescent/Young Adult History major from Chillicothe. He is a student leader in the Student Activities Committee and Senator in the Student Government Association. Taylor also is a Resident Assistant in Sycamore Hall and a member of the bowling team. His advice to new students would be "don't stress over the small things about college but focus on the bigger opportunities."
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Mercedes is junior Athletic Training major from West Liberty, Ohio. She has been a member of Student Athletic Training Association, Bowling Team, Student Ambassadors and Lambda Sigma. Her advice to new students is to "Don't be afraid to ask for help if you're struggling, professors are willing to help you and upper classmen as well."
Casey is a 5th year Senior majoring in Middle Childhood Education-Mathematics and Science from Bellefontaine Ohio. She has been a member of the Environmental Club, Spectrum, UU College Democrats, and Kappa Delta Pi. Her advice to new students is to stay connected with the people you meet and utilize all of the resources made available to you because you are in charge of your own college success.
Mitch Joseph, Orientation Coordinator
Mitch serves as the Director of Campus Life at Urbana University. He is a 2008 graduate of Urbana University with a Bachelors' Degree in Political Science and a 2010 graduate of Bowling Green State University with Masters' Degree in College Student Personnel. Mitch looks forward to welcoming new students to Urbana University. His advice to students is to "Get out and enjoy the new experience, your college experience is only what you make of it. Urbana University is an exciting place where students can make friendships that can last a lifetime!" Mitch can be contacted at email@example.com.