Meet the Team!

  • Laura Bates
    Director of the Student Union and Campus Activities

    • Oversees all services provided by the Union & Involvement Services and Student Union
    • Advisor to the Student Government
    • Facilitator for the Student Management Team
    • Provides support to students and organizations
    • Resource person for all Student Involvement programs, resources and services
    • Educational background: B.S. in Business Administration from Meredith College; M.A. in College Student Development from Appalachian State University
  • Adam McMichael
    Assistant Director of Union and Involvement Services

    • Responsible for event management (contractual services, event planning, publicity, etc.)
    • Serves as the facilitator for the Campus Events and Engagement efforts in coordinating student programming, the supervisor for the Technology Team and the Outreach team.
    • Advisor for Student Activities Board and Homecoming Committee
    • Resource person for all Student Involvement programs, resources, and services.
    • Provides support for aspects of Student Union Building facility needs and issues.
    • Educational background:  B.F.A. in Visual Communications from Truman State University; Candidate for M.A. in Leadership from Truman State University
  • Carolyn Randall
    Scheduling Coordinator/Administrative Assistant

    • Process budget requests through requisition creation, submission, approval, and purchase completion
    • Maintain relationship with Business Office on behalf of the purchasing and financial support needs of the department
    • Track budgetary information; Oversee all deposits
    • Maintain historical documentation of all financials and supervise billing for student organization
    • Assist with the hiring, selection, training and evaluation of student employees; Provide direct supervision to at least one student team
    • Educational background: A.A degree from Itasca Community College, Grand Rapids MN

General U&I Contact Emails:

The Union & Involvement Services reports directly to the Student Affairs Office. For more information about Student Affairs, please visit the Student Affairs website

Team Lead: Patrick Lucitt

Levi Krauss

Kathryn Pennell


Wyatt Whittle


Long Tran




Nolan McMichael

Team Lead: Abby Schilly

Dan Trentman

Ella Folson


Corinna McFall


Alina Sergienko


Nolan McMichael

Kelcy Martin

Adaline Bray

Lawrence Herron

Team Lead: Kayla Decker

Abby Huber

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Emily Mollet

Team Lead: Ray Stewart

Savanna Ott

Maddie Williard






Elyse Ellis

Anna Klenc

Tori Toyne








Liz Christal

Team Lead: Megan Sapp

Sydney Modaff

Dalton Kaeshoefer







Team Lead: Rebecca Conover

Deepson Shrestha