Meet our Staff

Cory Headley

Cory L. Headley M.Ed.

Director, Student Engagement

Hometown: Douglas, Wyoming
Education: Bachelor Arts-Chadron State College, M.Ed. University of Utah
Duties: Oversees the staff and daily operations of the SLICE, coordinates New Student Orientation, advises Student Association Senate, Professional Development Institute, and a variety of student organizations.
Interests/Hobbies: Outside of work Cory enjoys spending time outdoors, travelling, attending live concerts, reading, and spending time with friends and family.
Favorite Spot on Campus: I love walking through the campus quad and seeing students studying, hanging out, and enjoying the many events that take place there every year.

Samantha Harkin

Samantha Harkin

Assistant Director, Student Engagement

Hometown:  Sturgis, South Dakota
Education:  Bachelor of Science in Psychology- Penn State University
Duties:  Training for student mentors, orientation planning, Fraternity and Sorority Life Advisor, provides workshops and resources for student organizations.
Interests/Hobbies:  Weather buff, reading, frequenting coffee shops, being a mama to a beautiful little one, engaging in civil discourse, crafting/ DIYs, and spending quality time with friends and family.
Favorite Spot on Campus:  Under the big trees on the lawn in front of the Surbeck Center!

Nancy Gruden-Beets

Nancy Beets

Student Engagement Assistant

Hometown:  Chambers Hill, PA
Duties:  Weekly What's Up, coordinating student events and activities, and overseeing the Information Desk at Surbeck Center.
Interests/Hobbies: Weekend getaways to Colorado, readinglistening to classic rock from the 60's and 70's, traveling anywhere there is an ocean and sand.  I also enjoy spending time with my family and 5 grandchildren.  
Favorite Place on Campus:  I don't have a specific favorite place on campus, but I do enjoy walking around campus.

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