Meet Your PALs



Hi, my name is Amanda. My major is Special Education. I attended high school at Nazareth Academy in Illinois.

I became a PAL to assist incoming freshmen and help them feel welcome at ESU.


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.  


My name is Derek. I am Biology/Pre-Physicians 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.


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. 



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!  


My name is Rachel, and I’m from Topeka, Kansas. Elementary Education is my major. I’m excited to be a PAL to help students integrate to campus life, and to help students reach their goals. I’m also involved in SPURS and KDP on campus.


My name is Hannah Pray, 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.


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.


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! 


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.



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! 


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!