UW-Stout Phonathon Staff

Carley Nelson

Carley Nelson

Rochester, MN
Hotel Restaurant Tourism Management, Senior

Why you chose UW-Stout: Small and friendly campus and great Hospitality Management Program.

What I like about being a Phonathon Caller: I really enjoy talking to alumni and hearing about all of the great experiences they have had at UW-Stout. I also know how important it is to raise funds so that we are able to maintain the quality of education here at Stout for future students!

Christa Switzer

Christa Switzer

Apple Valley, MN
Graphic Communications Management, Senior

Why you chose UW-Stout: I loved the campus and also the campus size. It was also one of the few universities that had my major.

What I like about being a Phonathon Caller: I like being able to talk to alumni and help reconnect them to Stout. There are so many great stories I get hear about when they were at Stout.

Erin Merkl

Erin Merkl

Saint Michael, MN
Interior Design, Senior

Why you chose UW-Stout:  I chose Stout for their strong Art program. My high school art teacher graduated here and suggested it. I also liked the small town feel and the overall friendly atmosphere.

What I like about being a Phonathon Caller: I enjoy hearing where alumni are now and what advice they have to give me. It's cool to connect with people who've been where I'm at.
   

James Rafferty

James Rafferty

Lino Lakes, MN
Property Management, Senior

Why you chose UW-Stout: Smaller, affordable school that wasn't too far away from home and had the major I wanted.

What I like about being a Phonathon Caller: Hearing from some great people who like to talk about their experiences at Stout and just want to give back to the school.

Kate Kirchen

Kate Kirchen

Chippewa Falls, WI
Grahpic Design, Sophomore

Why you chose UW-Stout: Stout has a great graphic design program, it is a relatively small school, and it is a perfect distance from my hometown.

What I like about being a Phonathon Caller: I like talking with people and learning better communication skills, so I am able to talk to someone in any type of situation.
     

Kelly Krier

Kelly Krier

Cottage Grove, MN
Business Administration, Sophomore

Why you chose UW-Stout: I chose UW-Stout because it is a great school not too far from home. It's a polytechnic university which made it stand out from many other schools.

What I like about being a Phonathon Caller: I love talking to alumni who enjoyed their time at Stout and the stories they have to share. It's great to hear how many people loved it here!

Marie Jacobs

Marie Jacobs

Shoreview, MN
Human Development and Family Studies, Senior

Why you chose UW-Stout:  I chose Stout because I liked the campus and atmosphere of the school.

What I like about being a Phonathon Caller:  I like being able to connect with the alumni and hear what their favorite memories of Stout were.