On The House

November 12, 2009


Staff Changes


Some staff changes have taken place in Housing and Residence Life since the last issue of On The House.  Please meet our new (or in one case, transferring) staff!

Katie Puroll

Many of you will already recognize Katie from her time in West Hall.  Yes, Katie is our "transfer" person.  After completing her degree from NMU in 2004, Katie began work for a non-profit child welfare agency in lower Michigan before returning to NMU as the Resident Director in West Hall.  She has recently transferred to Spooner Hall.  Prior to her RD career, Katie , who comes to the UP from Southeast Michigan, earned a bachelor's degree in Social Work, was an RA in Dakota House (Halverson Hall), and was a Community Adviser in the 1600 block of the Lincoln apartments for two years.

Andrew Blumenthal

Andrew has joined the West Hall staff as their new Resident Director.  Originally from Quantico, Virginia, Andrew has earned his bachelor's degree in secondary education history from NMU in December, 2008 and is pursuing a master's degree in secondary education.  Before coming to Housing and Residence Life, Andrew worked as a Graduate Assistant in the NMU Academic and Career Advisement Center and has held student positions in the summer orientation program, the campus visit program and was a resident assistant as well.

Welcome, Andrew!

Cindi Carlson

Housing and Residence Life would like to welcome Cindi Carlson to our central office staff!  Cindi joins the staff as a Senior Secretary and will be responsible for assisting with the departments apartment operations (assignments, billing, maintenance, etc.).  Cindi joins the Housing and Residence Life staff after spending almost two years in the NMU Financial Aid office.  Prior to working at NMU, Cindi worked at Marquette General Hospital the law firm of Kendricks, Bordeau, Adamini, Chilman, and Greelee, P.C., and Marquette Radiology Associates. 

Welcome Cindi!

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