Campus Visit Staff

Derek Hentkowski

Derek Hentkowski

Hometown: Macomb, MI
High School: Eisenhower High School
Major: Secondary Education in Social Studies
Groups and Organizations (current and past involvement): ROTC
Favorite Marquette Activity: Skiing and Hiking
Best Advice for Incoming Students: Put in the work and you'll achieve great things.

 

Cheyenne Slaughter

Hometown: Grandville, MI
High School: Grandville High School
Major: Public Relations
Groups and Organizations (current and past involvement): PRSSA (Public Relations Student Society of America)
Favorite Marquette Activity: Hiking
Best Advice for Incoming Students: Enjoy the little things. 

Derek Hentkowski

Nichole Moore

Hometown: Austin, TX
High School: James Bowie High School
Major: Biology, Physiology (Pre-Dental) 
Groups and Organizations (current and past involvement): Pre-Dental Club, 4Reels, Conspectus Borealis, Student Leader Fellowship Program, Superior Edge, Honors Program
Favorite Marquette Activity: Angry Bear Festival
Best Advice for Incoming Students: Get involved! The sooner you get involved, the more people you meet, and the quicker this place becomes your home. 

 

Lizzie Vitale

Hometown: Waukesha, WI
High School: Catholic Memorial High School
Major: Communication Studies
Groups and Organizations (current and past involvement): Superior Edge and PRSSA (Public Relations Student Society of America)
Favorite Marquette Activity: Finding new places to eat!
Best Advice for Incoming Students: keep your door open and talk to everyone!

  Sarah Schollmeyer

 

Sarah Schollmeyer

Hometown: Hudsonville, MI
High School: Hudsonville High School
Major: Public Relations
Group Involvement: Treasurer - ASNMU (Associated Students of NMU), Black Student Union, Student Finance Committee, Student Brand Ambassador, House Government
Favorite Marquette Activity: Thrifting, eating at local restaurants and hiking
Best Advice for Incoming Students: Engage with your peers, the Marquette community and faculty. Use our beautiful peninsula as a platform for education and exploration.

Leticia Antunes

Hometown: Florianopolis, Brazil
High School: Ofelia Fonseca High School
Major: Environmental Studies and Sustainability
Groups and Organizations (current and past involvement): Volleyball Team
Favorite Marquette Activity: Going to the beach. 
Best Advice for Incoming Students: Take everything one day at a time! 

Danielle Gomulinski
 

Danielle Gomulinski

Hometown: Beulah, MI
High School: Benzie Central High School
Major: Nursing 
Groups and Organizations (current and past involvement): Hall and House Government Secretary, Live, Learn, Lead, Student Nurses Association, DARTS
Favorite Marquette Activity: Hiking Hogback Mountain and camping
Best Advice for Incoming Students: Get Involved!

Mandy Mileham

 

Mandy Mileham

Hometown: South Elgin, IL
High School: St. Charles North High School
Major: Music Education
Group Involvement: Mu Beta Psi Music Fraternity, Pride of the North Marching Band, House Government
Favorite Marquette Activity: Hanging out at Presque Isle watching the sunset and stargazing
Best Advice for Incoming Students: Do your best to meet new people! You may not be best friends with everyone, but having a lot of connections will make you feel more at home.

 

 

Kristalynn Hiser

Hometown: Farmington Hills, MI
High School: Harrison High School (RIP 1972-2019)
Major: History
Group Involvement: NMU Choirs, Mu Beta Psi, Superior Edge, NMU Food Pantry Volunteer
Favorite Marquette Activity: Biking along Lakeshore Drive
Best Advice for Incoming Students: Join in on Hall/House activities! It's a great way to meet new people and get involved. 

Derek Hentkowski

Alli Yacko

Hometown: Oak Lawn, IL
High School: Oak Lawn Community High School
Major: Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
Groups and Organizations (current and past involvement): Student Leader Fellowship Program, Superior Edge, Student Athletic Advisory Committee, Women's Volleyball, NSSLHA (National Student Speech Language Hearing Association). 
Favorite Marquette Activity: Going to the beach!
Best Advice for Incoming Students: Be open to anything & build relationships with everyone. 

Derek Hentkowski

Michaela Theisen

Hometown: Grand Blanc, MI
High School: St. Frances Cabrini High School
Major: Forensic Biochemistry
Groups and Organizations (current and past involvement): 
Favorite Marquette Activity: Hiking and Photography
Best Advice for Incoming Students: Get involved and put in the hard work. 

Derek Hentkowski

Brianna Sartin

Hometown: Marlette, MI
High School: Marlette Jr/Sr High School
Major: Marketing
Groups and Organizations (current and past involvement): PRSSA (Public Relations Student Society of America), Black Student Union, Superior Edge, campus job in NMU's University Marketing and Communications Department. 
Favorite Marquette Activity: Hammocking at Wetmore Landing (weather permitting) 
Best Advice for Incoming Students: Find your niche! There are so many opportunities to get involved on campus and that's where you'll meet life-long friends. 

Derek Hentkowski

Kit Collins

Hometown: Wausau, WI
High School: Wausau East High School
Major: Environmental Studies and Sustainability
Groups and Organizations (current and past involvement): Gamma Theta Upsilon, Model UN
Favorite Marquette Activity: Hiking to Hidden Beach
Best Advice for Incoming Students: Get involved in as many extracurricular activities as you can! 

Derek Hentkowski

Abby Moffett

Hometown: Ypsilanti, MI
High School: Lincoln Senior High School
Major: Psychology
Groups and Organizations (current and past involvement): NMU Club Volleyball, Superior Edge, NMU Powerlifting Club
Favorite Marquette Activity: Eating at Sol Azteca
Best Advice for Incoming Students: It's not hard to make friends at NMU! A lot of us are drawn here for the same reasons so we already have a love for nature and community to base our friendships on. You'll love it here. 

 

Hannah Smith

Hometown: Waukesha, WI
High School: Catholic Memorial High School
Major: Multimedia Journalism
Groups and Organizations (current and past involvement): PRSSA, Student Leader Fellowship Program, Superior Edge, Club Volleyball, Photo Club
Favorite Marquette Activity: Skiing, Hiking, Rock Climbing and Hammocking
Best Advice for Incoming Students: Get to know your professors. 

touch