Meet Your PALs

 

My name is Derek. I am Biology/Pre-Physician’s Assistant major from Melvern Kansas. Currently, I serve as a resident assistant for the Residence Halls, and I am president of the Student Honors Council. I became a PAL to help others achieve their goals in life.

Top 5 Gallup® Strengths:

Woo, Communication, Empathy, Individualization, Achiever

Hi, my name is Kathryn. I am an Elementary Education major with a minor in Leadership. Along with being a PAL, I am also involved in University Activities Council (UAC) and The Bulletin. I became a PAL because I wanted to be the friendly face that helps incoming freshman feel comfortable. 

Top 5 Gallup® Strengths:

Futuristic, Strategic, Developer, Empathy, Discipline

Hi, my name is Amanda. My major is Psychology. I attended high school at Nazareth Academy in Illinois. I became a PAL to assist incoming freshmen and help them feel welcome at ESU.

Top 5 Gallup® Strengths:

Communication, Positivity, Strategic, Woo, Activator

My name is Hannah, and I am from Tonganoxie, Kansas!  I am finishing up my freshmen year at Emporia State University, and I hope to be accepted into the Nursing program here to begin classes in the fall! I became a PAL because I want to help incoming students feel comfortable and confident with the decisions they are making regarding their education.

Top 5 Gallup® Strengths:

Input, Includer, Consistency, Discipline, Positivity

My name is Brittany, and my major is Crime and Delinquency Studies.  I chose to be a PAL because I enjoy helping people in anyway that I can. Also, getting involved on campus is a great way to make friends and gain connections!  

Top 5 Gallup® Strengths:

Woo, Includer, Positivity, Communication, Adaptability

My name is Amy. I am from Ottawa, Kansas and transferred to ESU in January 2012. I am a member of Christian Challenge on campus and look forward to working with students in my role as a PAL.  

Top 5 Gallup® Strengths:

Empathy, Harmony, Developer, Positivity, Includer

Hello, My name is Callie, I am from Hartford, KS. My major is Health Promotion and I am also part of the track and field team here at ESU. I become a PAL to be more involved with campus but also to help freshmen student during there first year here.  I hope to see you on campus! 

Top 5 Gallup® Strengths:

 Responsibility, Discipline, Includer, Adaptability, Relator

 

 

My name is Joy, and I’m from Topeka, Kansas.  Nursing is my major.  I became a PAL because I love helping students and want all new students to feel at home at ESU.

Top 5 Gallup® Strengths:

Responsibility, Adaptability, Positivity, Harmony, Belief

Hi my name is Kerri Glover. I'm a psychology major and hope to pursue a Masters in school psychology after graduation. I love helping and working with others, which is one of the reasons I became a PAL! 

Top 5 Gallup® Strengths:

Restorative, Developer, Achiever, Empathy, Woo

My name is Shelby. I am a freshman from Valley Center, Kansas. I am a Health Promotion major. In addition to being a PAL, I am involved in Ambassadors and Associated Student Government. I became a PAL to help make the transition for freshmen easier, and a little less frightening!

Top 5 Gallup® Strengths:

Relator, Responsibility, Consistency, Discipline, Harmony

 

 

Hi, my name is Hannah and I am a social sciences education major from Andover, Kansas. I chose to become a PAL to help out new students and make their time at ESU memorable and enjoyable. In addition to being in PALs, I am also a Resident Assistant and Student Ambassador.

Top 5 Gallup® Strengths:

Adaptability, Input, Empathy, Ideation, Learner

Hi! My name is Hayley Yocum and I am a sophomore Social Sciences Education major here at ESU. I am from the small town of St. Marys, KS. I am a member of ESU’s chapter of The Healthy Relationship & Interpersonal Violence Education (THRIVE) and ESU’s Peer Academic Leaders. I am also a YES Tutor at Logan Avenue Elementary School. I became a PAL to help new freshmen make their transition smooth and to spread my love for Emporia State University!

Top 5 Gallup® Strengths:

Restorative, Strategic, Responsibility, Relator, Learner