Orientation
Team Leaders

New Student Orientation

Orientation Team Leaders

What is an Orientation Team Leader?

Orientation Team Leaders apply and interview at the end of the fall semester each year. An Orientation Team Leader helps expose students to educational and social opportunities at Lourdes and helps to integrate new students into the life of the University.

Meet Your Orientation Team

Dorron ApplinDorron Applin:
I chose to attend Lourdes because of my visits I had here and the family environment evoked by staff. Here at Lourdes I am a part of Student Government and work for Information Technology.

Zach BabbZach Babb:
I chose Lourdes because of the small class sizes and because it is near home. I am a member of the baseball team.  My favorite parts about Lourdes are the people, my classmates, and professors.

Jordan BoyerJordan Boyer:
I chose Lourdes because of the small environment and to build relationship with my fellow students and with faculty. I chose to be an orientation leader because I want to be a better leader, gain experience for my future career choices and be a good role model to incoming students.

Brooke DiekmanBrooke Diekman:
I chose Lourdes because of the small classes and the close knit community. Here at Lourdes everyone knows your name and is friendly and welcoming. I chose to be an orientation leader to get to know more people. I also want to help make the best out of the freshmen’s first impression of the campus life.

Kaytlyn DowdenKaytlyn Dowden:
I am psychology major. I work for Lourdes Events Activities Planning (LEAP) and am an admissions ambassador, and just was picked to be a Residence Assistant. I am very involved here on campus. My favorite part about Lourdes is all the opportunities that student life offers.

Kayla EncaladoKayla Encalado:
I am studying psychology here at Lourdes.  I am a member of the softball team. I chose Lourdes because of the small class sizes and the athletic programs. My favorite thing about Lourdes is the supportive and family-like atmosphere. I decided to be an orientation leader because I want to help incoming freshmen relax, have fun and meet new people.

Ashley ErdAshley Erd:
My favorite about Lourdes are the family environment and the small class sizes. I am a twin. I decided to be an orientation leader because I enjoy getting involved and my orientation leaders helped me a lot and I want to do the same for the incoming freshmen.

Ashley FullenloveAshley Fullenlove:
I am a member of the cheerleading team here at Lourdes. I love living on campus with all my friends and I love being a part of the Cheer team. I have a pet hedgehog.

Chelsey GeisChelsey Geis:
My favorite part about Lourdes is the family environment. Everyone here is so supportive and kind. I decided to be an orientation leader because of the personal orientation experience I had. My orientation leaders were amazing and so helpful. I want to be able to help the incoming freshmen and give them any advice they would need.

Molly GreenMolly Green:
I am majoring in early childhood education. My favorite part about Lourdes University is the atmosphere. Everyone at Lourdes is so friendly and kind. It’s incredibly challenging to walk through the school without hearing a “hi, how are you?!” or seeing at least 5 friendly smiles on your way. There is always someone around that can help you. I can’t be in the school without being in a great mood. It’s the best. This will be my third year as an orientation leader

Breyahna GuyBreyahna Guy:
I play softball and I am a member of the Red Cross Club. I chose Lourdes because of the athletics and small class sizes.

Margaret JanigaMargaret Janiga:
Here at Lourdes I am a middle school education major concentrating in math and science. I am a part of the Red Cross club and SOUL. I am also a member of the women’s lacrosse team. I chose Lourdes because of the small community and the friendly environment.

Megan Jerome Megan Jerome:
I am from Barberton Ohio. I am a psychology major concentrating in occupational therapy. My favorite things about Lourdes are the friendly atmosphere and working in admissions as a Tour Guide.

Garret JonesGarrett Jones:
Being part of Orientation has given me the chance to get involved on campus and better my college experience at Lourdes University. I have also had the chance to create many relationships with my fellow peers, factuality, and staff. The Orientation process has also allowed me to expand my abilities as a leader. I am very excited to be a part of the Orientation team this year and look forward to welcoming all of the new students.

Tabby JonesTabby Howell:
My favorite parts about Lourdes are the people and Sister Ann Carmen. I wanted to be a part of the orientation team because I want to meet new people and gain the experience.

Zach KalinoskiZach Kalinoski:
I chose Lourdes because of the class sizes and the opportunity to play baseball. I come from Marblehead, Ohio where I graduated with a class of 30 kids. I played both baseball and football in high school.

Chris KampshoffChris Kampshoff:
I am from Las Vegas, Nevada and a member of the men’s volleyball team. My favorite part of Lourdes is the small class sizes. I wanted to be a part of the orientation team because I wanted to give the incoming freshmen the same awesome experience I had as a freshmen.

Evan KinardEvan Kinard:
I chose Lourdes because I liked the small community and small class sizes. I am a member of the men’s volleyball team. My favorite part of Lourdes is the tight community we have. I decided to become an orientation leader because I wanted to help the freshmen like I was helped my freshmen year.

Natalie KrellNatalie Krell
I am an early childhood major. I chose Lourdes because I liked how the staff was so welcoming and the small class sizes. I wanted to be an orientation leader because I want to help the new students with starting a new chapter of their life.

Bill LarangaBill Laranga:
I am the Student Government Vice President and a member of the baseball team. My favorite parts of Lourdes are the amazing people and the apartment-style dorms.

Lindsay LehmanLindsay Lehman:
I am an early childhood education major. I was a member of the golf team for the past four years. A fun fact about me is that I would rather golf barefoot than wear golf shoes. I picked Lourdes because of their high educational standards and goals. This is my third year being a part of the orientation team and my first year as an orientation team captain.

Ruben LopezRuben Lopez:
I am a majoring in biology. I chose Lourdes because I wanted the smaller classroom environment. My favorite part of Lourdes is that friendly and welcoming environment. I wanted to be a part of the orientation team because I wanted the experience and help the incoming freshmen.

Taylor MaleyTaylor Maley:
I am a Biology major. I work in career services and Financial Aid. I am very involved and actively participate in Future Doctors of America, Student Government, Active Minds, and the Red Cross Club. Lourdes has been the best decision of my life. This is my third year as an orientation leader and it has been the single most enjoyable experience I am a part of!

Megan MosiniakMegan Mosiniak:
I am majoring in social work with a minor in business. I am a member of the women’s softball team and act as a peer mentor. My favorite part about Lourdes is the inviting and supportive atmosphere that is shaped throughout the University. Faculty, staff, and even peers, offer support whenever needed and put your success as a student, as a priority. It is difficult to walk around campus without someone greeting you and giving you a contagious smile.

Kevin O'BrienKevin O’Brien:
I am currently a junior studying business. I chose Lourdes because of the small classes, the friendly staff members, and the apartment-style dorms. My favorite part about Lourdes is the approachability of the staff and students. Lourdes makes you feel comfortable.

Emily OrsiniEmily Orsini:
I am the orientation intern. I am a member of the LEAP staff, a peer mentor. I have been involved with the orientation team for the past three years and love it. My favorite thing about Lourdes is the family atmosphere. Everyone here is super supportive and kind. Lourdes makes you feel at home.

Samantha RaySamantha Ray:
I chose Lourdes because I wanted to attend a small and personal school. My favorite things about Lourdes are being familiar with everyone and being in a warm environment. I just received an Residence Assistant position. I wanted to be a part of the orientation team because I enjoy working with small groups and helping other transition from high school into college.

Julian RiveraJulian Rivera:
I was born and raised in Puerto Rico and moved to Austin, Texas when I graduated high school. I came to Lourdes to play on the men’s volleyball team. I love the family environment, small class sizes, and the great core values. I wanted to be a part of the orientation team, so I can meet new people and help others have a good first year at Lourdes University.

Haley RobertsHaley Roberts:
I chose Lourdes because of the environment. I am a junior and a nursing major. I am a member of the softball team. My favorite part about Lourdes is the apartment-style dorms. I decided to be an orientation leader because I want to be more involved.

Abby ScottAbby Scott:
I chose Lourdes to discover new people and a new area. My hometown is very small and I wanted to experience new things and be around a new atmosphere. I wanted to be a part of the orientation team because I want to be as helpful to the freshmen as my orientation leaders were to me.

Bailey SeayBailey Seay:
I chose Lourdes because of the small community. I love walking down the halls and always seeing familiar faces. I am an early childhood education major. My favorite part about Lourdes is all the opportunities that are offered to us students. I am involved in Habitat for Humanity and am an Admissions Ambassador. I wanted to be a part of the orientation team because my orientation experience was amazing, and I want to help the incoming freshmen experiences to be the same as mine.

Samantha ShirlingSamantha Shirling:
I chose Lourdes because of the good education programs, small class sizes and the athletic programs. I am a pre-nursing major, a member of the softball team and a member of Red Cross Club.

Cassidy SmithCassidy Smith:
I am an early childhood education major. My favorite things about Lourdes are the community atmosphere and the friendly and caring faculty and staff. An interesting fact is that I have a twin brother.

Daniel SteenDaniel Steen:
I am from Australia. My favorite parts about Lourdes are the friendly people and the athletic programs. I decided to be an orientation leader because I believe it will be a fun and exciting experience and I will be able to meet new people.

Tiffany SteinmetzTiffany Steinmetz:
I chose Lourdes because of the location and the small class sizes. My favorite parts about Lourdes are the professors and the people. I wanted to be a part of the orientation team because I want to become more involved like I was in high school.

Taylor TafelskiTaylor Tafelski
I am a member of the softball team. I chose Lourdes University because it is small and close to home. They are a lot about values, and that is a lot of who I am as a person, and I really loved that. I decided to be an orientation leader because I had such a great experience during my orientation and want to help the incoming students experience the same.

Maura WolfordMaura Wolford:
I chose Lourdes because of the small class sizes and the family atmosphere. My major is business marketing. I work on campus in the Financial Aid office.

Contact

Student Activities Office
The Den
419-517-7448

Become a Leader

Applications will be available for 2015-2016 Orientation Team Leaders Monday, November 3rd!