Orientation Leaders
Mentoring has become a mainstay at UWM! We want every new student to have an upperclass student mentor to connect to, ask questions of, and get help from. Our Orientation Leaders (OLs) are at every Orientation program to do just that.

At New Student Orientation, every incoming student is placed in a small group along with an OL. These OLs are current UWM upperclassman students who are looking to pass on knowledge, hints, tips and tricks to help new Students adjust to their first year at UWM. No matter the question or concern, our Orientation Leaders are here to help you get answers and information and feel more comfortable about becoming a Panther.

At Transfer and Adult Student Orientation, the OLs also assist in guiding students to their Advising appointment, give tours and help students integrate their previous knowledge of campus life to their time at UWM.


Many of the OLs also spend time working in the Student Success Center as Peer Mentors extending their knowledge and assistance to new students.

Summer 2015 Orientation Leaders

Letters and Science

James Cocroft, Jr.
Biological Sciences

Junior

James

Zoe Idarraga
Undecided

Sophomore

Zoe

Mike Sportiello
Chemistry, Philosophy

Junior

Mike Sportiello

Josh Greenwald
Communications

Senior

Josh Greenwald

Emmy Moss
Psychology, Communications

Junior

Emmy Moss

Biltu Hamda
Public Relations

Junior

Biltu


Lubar School of Business

Joey Przybylski
Supply Chain Mgmt

Junior

Joey

Kaitlyn Eicher
Human Resources

Senior

Kaitlyn


Peck School of the Arts

Emily Kuester
Film

Sophomore

Emily Kuester

Angelo Villarreal
Music Education

Sophomore

Angelo


Architecture and Urban Planning

Kristine Kelnhofer
Conservation Sciences

Sophomore

Kristine

Nhia Lee
Architecture

Senior

Nhia


School of Education

Chaz Schwandt
Math Education

Senior

IMAG0022

Andrea Reyes
Early Childhood

Junior

Andrea


Engineering and Applied Sciences

Nick Comella
Electrical Engineering

Junior

Nick Comella

Karl Copes
Mechanical Engineering

Sophomore

Karl



Health Sciences

Abraham Vargas
Athletic Training

Junior

Abe

Kyle Duelge
Kinesiology

Sophomore

Kyle


Academic Opportunity Center

Melonie Graham
Atmospheric Sciences

Sophomore

Melonie

Maks Prykhodko
Music Composition

Senior

Maksym


Helen Bader School of Social Welfare

Jonah Buettner
Nursing

Junior

Jonah

Lauren Wiener
Criminal Justice

Senior

Lauren


Student Support Services

Biltu Hamda
Public Relations

Junior

Biltu


School of Information Studies

Justin Liegl
Information Science Technology, Healthcare Informatics

Junior

Justin


College of Nursing

Christiana Broughton
Nursing

Junior

Chrissy

Juanata Mua
Nursing

Senior

Juanata


Global Studies

Justin Misiora
Global Studies

Junior 

Justin M


Family & Transfer/Adult Team

Jocelyn Kroetz-Jones
Architecture

Junior

Jocelyn

Brandi Hernandez
Global Studies, Economics

Junior

Brandi

Jack Fitzgerald
Political Science

Senior

jack

Vintinita Goodman-Johnson
Nursing


Senior

Vinnie

Sarah Miller
Social Work


Junior

Sara

Jessica Ferruzza
Industrial Engineering


Sophomore

Jessica

Jeb Ebben
Social Work

Junior

Jeb

Addie Skillman
Biomedical Sciences

Junior

Addie