Lee Xiong, Program Director

Lee Xiong has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. She continued her graduate studies at Michigan State University where received a Masters of Arts in Student Affairs Administration. Xiong is a TRIO alumna and worked for TRIO Upward Bound at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse before joining the McNair Scholars program here at NMU. 

Lindsay Haukkala

Lindsay Haukkala, Program Coordinator

Lindsay Haukkala grew up in Ishpeming, Michigan, and then came to Northern Michigan University for a degree in Public Administration with a minor in Business Administration in 2012. She was lucky enough to be able to come back to Northern to work after graduation, in a job that is related to her major!

Felicia Hokenstad

Felicia Hokenstad, Principal Secretary

After graduating with a bachelor's degree in Organizational & Leadership Studies from UW-Oshkosh in 2017, Felicia headed north to be closer to the lake and her other half. She quickly fell in love with the area and has gotten involved with a few local organizations: Women Who Hike, Women of the Wild (WOW) Midwest, North Country Trail Association, and Big Brother's Big Sisters of Marquette County. With a year of experience in the financial aid office, Felicia is excited to be a part of the Graduate Studies & Research Department!