Scott Mitchell, hall coordinator, (319) 273-2229
Vicki Grimes, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Department of Residence was the host team for the Midwest Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls (MACURH) annual conference held Nov. 15-17. The conference was attended by more than 600 leaders from 65 colleges and universities in Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota and Manitoba, Canada.
The conference was planned and implemented by students. UNI students who participated in the conference include ___(NAME)___, a ___(CLASSIFICATION/ MAJOR)___ from ___(HOMETOWN)___. In addition, there were almost 200 UNI volunteers. The group was advised by hall coordinators David 'Schimiddy' Schmid, Greg Thompson, Trisha Hoffman, Krista Prather and assistant coordinators Jessie Pondell and Heather Smith. The primary advisor was Scott Mitchell, hall coordinator.
Events at the conference included student leaders presenting successful activities and events that have occurred on their campuses. Participants also shared new ideas to improve their campuses and the lives of the students who live in the residence halls.
Conference attendees also contributed over $700 worth of tools and cash to support the Greater Black Hawk Chapter of Habitat for Humanity.
Note to editors: Students are listed below in alphabetical order by hometown with Iowa residents first.
ANKENY Tara Tyler, junior, elementary education
BOONE Ryan Stone, junior, elementary education
CORRECTIONVILLE Luke Demarest, junior, elementary education
DAVENPORT Lauren Miller, junior, art
DECORAH Lynnette Keune, junior, accounting
DES MOINES Emily Sanders, junior, psychology
DIKE Jenny Rokes, sophomore, history
DUBUQUE Brad Scardino, senior, Public Relations
and Organizational Communication
ELKADER Brandi Henning, junior, speech pathology
FAIRFIELD Katie Doyle, senior, elementary education
FAYETTE Renee Maurer, sophomore, elementary education
HAZLETON Hollie McLaren, junior, management
LAUREL Annie Kimberley, senior, special education
MARCUS John Volkert, sophomore, management
MARION Stacy McEowen, junior, elementary education
MILFORD Brock Holman, junior, elementary education
NEVADA Ashley Kockler, sophomore, general studies
NORTH ENGLISH Chrissy VanBerkum, junior, political science
SIOUX CITY Val Anderson, senior, psychology
WATERLOO Brenda Yuska, junior, elementary education
WAUCOMA Ben Manderfield, junior, construction management
WEST UNION Kassie Osmundson, sophomore, general studies
WINFIELD Maranda Connop, senior, history
CARY, ILL. Sarah Meyer, junior, mathematics