13 Missouri Journalism Students Chosen to Lead Summer Welcome

Summer Welcome 2013

The Orientation Leaders Will Help New Mizzou Students Prepare for the Fall Semester

Columbia, Mo. (May 8, 2013) — Questions about classes, student organizations and sporting events: Incoming University of Missouri students have lots of questions about all aspects of campus life. Thirteen Missouri School of Journalism students will be among the 36 to help them prepare for their first semester on campus during Summer Welcome.

2013 Missouri Journalism Summer Welcome Orientation Leaders
Julia BushJulia Bush Ethan ColbertEthan Colbert Dylan EikeDylan Eike
Javier FernandezJavier Fernandez Connor HickoxConnor Hickox Andi KaufmanAndi Kaufman
Tiffany MelecioTiffany Melecio Tucker MooreTucker Moore Allison PudlikAllison Pudlik
Alexander RalphAlexander Ralph Amy SayersAmy Sayers Jake WallachJake Wallach
Kayley WeinbergKayley Weinberg

Summer Welcome is Mizzou’s advising, registration and orientation program for new and transfer students who will start classes in the fall. It is an interactive one- or two-day session that provides essential information sessions and introduces concepts of college culture. It assists students in navigating buildings, residential halls and dining services. Summer Welcome also provides the new students with the opportunity to meet with an academic adviser from their intended major and complete their fall 2013 course schedule.

The journalism students who will serve as hosts and share their experiences with new students are the following. They represent a variety of areas of study at the School.

  • Julia Bush, magazine writing, from Keller, Texas.
  • Ethan Colbert, news reporting and political science, from Frankford, Mo.
  • Dylan Eike, radio and television reporting, anchoring, from Woodbury, Minn.
  • Javier Fernandez, international journalism and Spanish.
  • Connor Hickox, strategic communication and information technology, from Liberty, Mo.
  • Andi Kaufman, strategic communication, public relations.
  • Tiffany Melecio, photojournalism/English, from Florissant, Mo.
  • Tucker Moore, strategic communication.
  • Allison Pudlik, strategic communication, from St. Charles, Ill.
  • Alexander Ralph, strategic communication.
  • Amy Sayers, strategic communication, from Hartland, Wis.
  • Jake Wallach, convergence journalism, from St. Louis.
  • Kayley Weinberg, journalism.

Updated: August 15, 2019

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