Adrianna Covert

Adrianna Covert

Hometown: West Bend, WI
Major: History and secondary education and minoring in English.
Advice: You can never have too many friends! Get involved and meet new people.

Austin Winkler

Austin Winkler

Hometown: East Troy, WI
Major: Computer Science
Advice: Knowledge will bring you the opportunity to make a difference.

Alina Frias

Alina Frias

Hometown: Milwaukee, WI
Major: Social Work & Spanish
Advice: Don’t be afraid to ask for help. There is someone or a resource on campus that can help you. It is okay to reach out for a little extra help. People are here to help you!

Letha Wallace

Letha Wallace

Hometown: Davenport, IA
Major: Lutheran Secondary Education and Mathematics
Advice: Get involved with different groups and find things you are passionate about. Whether it’s through Campus Ministry, SGA, or groups retaining to your major they will also help you meet lots of awesome people!

Ethan Karschnik

Ethan Karschnik

Hometown: Mountain Lake, MN
Major: Mass Communications, minor in Theatre
Advice: Slow down and appreciate where you are. College goes by fast, love it while you can!

Tyler Stewart

Tyler Stewart

Hometown: Pekin Illinois
Major: Biology/ Prepharmacy
Advice: Never be afraid to go outside of your comfort zone. You never know who you’ll meet or how much fun you might have! (And yeah - it’s the Saturn 5 in Houston!)

Grace Amling

Grace Amling

Hometown: Germantown, WI
Major: Lutheran Elementary Education with a minor in Social Studies
Advice: Do not be afraid to go outside your comfort zone or to ask for help!

Avrielle Schneider

Avrielle Schneider

Hometown: Gilbert, MN
Major: Biology and English with Theatre minor
Advice: Set up a really good sleep schedule and always double check that your alarms are set for AM.

Amy Acton

Amy Acton

Hometown: Geneva, IL
Major: Lutheran Elementary Education with a minor in Spanish
Advice: Don't be afraid to jump right in! College can seem very daunting, but everyone is in the same boat. So join whatever interests you, and don't be afraid to try new opportunities!

Abbi Imlah

Abbi Imlah

Hometown: Lombard, IL
Major: Lutheran Elementary Education with an ESL minor
Advice: Do not hesitate to get involved on campus! Take up all the opportunities and events that SGA, CAB, and Campus Ministry have to offer. It is the best way to meet new people, explore new places, and feel connected to the campus!

Christina Erdmann

Christina Erdmann

Hometown: Chanhassen, MN
Major: Biomedical Sciences, Pre-PA with a minor in Psychology
Advice: Get involved, try new things, and never underestimate the power of a good snack & a nap. Most of all, don’t forget to always be yourself! Smile, today is a great day :)

Lauren Gieschen

Lauren Gieschen

Hometown: Fort Wayne, IN
Major: Elementary Education with a minor in English
Advice: Find the best balance between your school and social life right away. Be sure to focus on your school work, but also take time to experience college and making memories with new friends!

Cecelia Milner

Cecelia Milner

Hometown: Green Bay, WI
Major: Elementary Education with a minor in English
Advice: Eat the grilled cheese in the nest. You won't regret it.

Kate Pennings

Kate Pennings

Hometown: Menasha, Wisconsin
Major: Actuarial Science
Advice: Don't be afraid to find academic help when you need it! CUW offers so many FREE resources to ensure your success, so don't be afraid to take advantage.

Jen Boehlke

Jen Boehlke

Hometown: Richfield, Wi
Major: Communication Science Disorder (Speech Path) with a minor of German and an emphasis in Education.
Advice: Definitely join a group or two! Don’t be scared to take a step out of your comfort zone, you’ll make great friends that way! But just as it is important to get involved, don’t over do it because you don’t want to stretch yourself too thin.

Emily Glewen

Emily Glewen

Hometown: Sheboygan, WI
Major: Elementary Education with a minor in Spanish
Advice: Make the most of your time in college! Try new things and make new friends, because you only get to go to college once.

Anna Gain

Anna Gain

Hometown: Geneva, IL
Major: Lutheran Elementary Education with a minor in General Science
Advice: Life may not always work out how you want it to, but that opens doors to a lot of opportunities that you never would have had otherwise!

Matthew Korman

Matthew Korman

Hometown: Roscoe, IL
Major: Chemistry with a minor in Biology
Advice: Make sure you write down and keep track of when assignments are due, sometimes you have several weeks before a paper is due and it’s easy to forget things like that and you don't want to have to rush to finish it the night before.

Hannah Zahrte

Hannah Zahrte

Hometown: Excelsior, MN
Major: Lay Ministry
Advice: We have so many neat clubs and activities here on campus that are bound to spark your interest in some way! Try to attend the co-curricular fair because it's a great way to learn about these organizations and events as well as discovering how to get involved in them!

Lindsey Leonhard

Lindsey Leonhard

Hometown: Sheboygan Wisconsin
Major: Nursing (but going for Nurse Practitioner)
Advice: Have fun when you can but don’t forget to study! Also, always be nice to everyone around you!

Colleen Gale

Colleen Gale

Hometown: Norridge, IL
Major: Occupational Therapy
Advice: Do not be afraid to try new things and go outside your comfort zone. You never know the connections you will form with those around you, or the impact a new activity will have on you that allows you to connect to and be a contributing member of something bigger than yourself.

Andrea Ledvina

Andrea Ledvina

Hometown: Kewaunee, WI
Major: Business Communications with a minor in Marketing
Advice: Remember that everyone is in the same boat that you are in. Everyone is looking to make friends to just relax and be yourself, be open to trying new things!

Elizabeth Behling

Elizabeth Behling

Hometown: Sheboygan Falls, WI
Major: Communication Sciences and Disorders with a minor in Psychology
Advice: Don't be afraid to ask questions! People are always willing to find you an answer.

Alex Horaitis

Alex Horaitis

Hometown: West Bend, WI
Major: Athletic Training
Advice: Take all the knowledge you will learn and put it into action. Make it a goal to learn things for life, not just for the tests.

Austin Hribar

Austin Hribar

Hometown: Oconomowoc, WI
Major: Biomedical Sciences
Advice: Don't be afraid to talk to new people! The best of friends had to start with a hello!

Jonah Eckels

Jonah Eckels

Hometown: Evansville, IN
Major: Lutheran Secondary Education/Broad Field Social Studies
Advice: Don't be afraid to be curious. Get out there and explore, meet new people, learn new stuff. You won't regret it.

Donnelle Host

Donnelle Host

Hometown: Germantown, WI
Major: Biology Pre-PA
Advice: Be your unique self! Never be afraid to start a conversation with someone new.

Megan Hribar

Megan Hribar

Hometown: Raymond, W
Major: Nursing
Advice: Attend all the activities/events that you can in the first couple weeks of classes. You will meet so many new people and it gives you the time to get to know the campus and have fun before you’re bogged down with studying and homework.

Nathan Anderson

Nathan Anderson

Hometown: Delafield, WI
Major: Marketing and Management
Advice: Get involved in the CUW community. It grows who you are and develops lifelong friendships.