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2011-10-28

Hometown news: residential assistants for 2011-12

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Oct. 28, 2011) — Residential assistants, student leaders who live in Bemidji State University’s residence halls, provide guidance, academic assistance, and support to all students who reside on campus.

Residential assistants (RAs) are hired by BSU’s Department of Residential Life; one RA is assigned to each floor in each of BSU’s residence halls. RAs ensure the safety and overall well-being of resident students.

RAs also organize floor and building events and events with other dorms in order to build community among residents. Upcoming events include a dorm trick-or-treat event for children on October 31.

Bemidji State University’s Department of Residential Life is dedicated to enhancing the college experience of students who live on campus.

For more information about the residential assistants at Bemidji State University, visit Residential Life or contact Dale Ladig, Director of Residential Life at (218) 755-3750.

BSU Residential Assistants are listed below by hometown.

Bemidji | Amanda Minske, sophomore, social studies education 56601
Bemidji | Ryan Peters, freshman, criminal justice 56601

MINNESOTA
Blaine | Marisa Olgrady, sophomore, psychology 55449
Buffalo | Christina Schultz, junior, environmental studies 55313
Cannon Falls | Ayla Koob, junior, psychology 55009
Chisholm | Kayla Jensen, junior, elementary education 55719
Cottage Grove | Ryan Pierre, senior, criminal justice 55016
Deephaven | Tyler Haverstock, senior, prototype engineering 55391
Eagan | Anthony Karlen, junior, geography 55121
Elk River | Tyler Brown, sophomore, criminal justice 55330
Elk River | Nick Madsen, sophomore, social studies education 55330
Fergus Falls | Kayla Konickson, junior, nursing 56537
Finlayson | Alyssa Marnich, junior, nursing 55735
Lakeville | John Muenchow, sophomore, environmental studies 55044
Long Prairie | Chris Callahan, sophomore, nursing 56347
Milaca | Ashley Kranz, senior, psychology 56353
New Brighton |  Nde Anye, junior, pre-physical therapy 55112
New Ulm | Corey Hillesheim, sophomore, biology 56073
Owatonna | David Quimby, junior, criminal justice 55060
Pierz | Brianna Berendt, sophomore, pre-dentistry 56364
Pillager | Mitchell Johnson, sophomore, design technology 56473
Rosemount | Darryl Kayfes, junior, social studies education 55068
Rosemount | Tanner Little, sophomore, chemistry 55068
Roseville | Dan Perry, junior, environmental studies 55113
Salol | Ashley Millner, sophomore, nursing 56756
Sanborn | Kyle Schwartz, senior, design technology 56083
Sauk Rapids | Cara Mielke, sophomore, psychology 56379
Savage | Ashley Clark, junior, political science 55378
Silver Bay | Emelia Davis, junior, biology 55614
Staples | Melody Fellman, senior, art education 56479
St. Cloud | Courtney Zabinski, sophomore, nursing 56303
St. Francis | Jacelyn Anderson, senior, psychology 55070
St. Michael | Ryan Hagerty, junior, accounting and business administration 55376
St. Paul | Eve Lang, freshman, chemistry 55104
St. Paul | Edwin Redden, sophomore, undecided 55117
Wadena | Amy Brown, senior, elementary education 56482
Waite Park | Jenna Kalla, sophomore, psychology 56387
Warroad | Nate Snyder, junior, business administration 56763
Wyoming | Anthony Kuefler, sophomore, criminal justice 55092

CALIFORNIA
Eureka | Christina O’Neill, sophomore, business administration 95503

WISCONSIN
De Pere | Paige Timm, freshman, social studies education 54115
Grantsburg | Charles Falk, senior, mass communication 54840

TEXAS
Austin | Margaret Penn, senior, history 78756

CANADA
Langham, Saskatchewan | Natasha Kleinsasser, junior, sociology

CHINA
Fang Fang, junior, international studies

MALAYSIA
Bawani Sathia Moorthi, senior, biology

NEPAL
Mingma Sherpa, sophomore, business administration

TOGO
Gio Maglo, sophomore, computer science
Ghislain Ntignonawoe, sophomore, business administration


About Bemidji State University Bemidji State University, located in northern Minnesota’s lake district, occupies a wooded campus along the shore of Lake Bemidji. Enrolling more than 5,000 students, the University offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and nine graduate programs encompassing arts, sciences and select professional programs. The University is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system and has a faculty and staff of more than 550. University signature themes include environmental stewardship, civic engagement and global and multi-cultural understanding. For further information about the University, visit bemidjistate.edu. Become a fan of Bemidji State University on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.