The Group Answers Questions About Classes, Activities and More for New Students
Columbia, Mo. (June 16, 2015) — Nine Missouri School of Journalism students will be among the 34 to help incoming University of Missouri students prepare for their first semester on campus during Summer Welcome. Questions about classes, student organizations and sporting events: Incoming University of Missouri students have lots of questions about all aspects of campus life.
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, 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 2015 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.
- Shelby Anderson, communication major, journalism minor, from Denver.
- Jayne Andrews, strategic communication, from St. Louis.
- Veronica DeStefano, magazine journalism and textile and apparel management, from Naperville, Illinois.
- Natalie Edelstein, journalism and political science, from Rancho Palos Verdes, California.
- Grace Gabel, strategic communication, from Columbia, Missouri.
- Samantha Huston, strategic communication, from Marshall, Missouri.
- Jacob Scholl, print and digital news, from Spearfish, South Dakota.
- M.P. White, convergence journalism, from Dallas.
- Brittany Wood, journalism, from O’Fallon, Illinois.
Updated: September 8, 2020