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Center for Honors, Scholars, and Leadership Staff

Below is a list of the staff members at the Center for Honors, Scholars, and Leadership.  You can also find their contact information here.

loree crow

Executive Director for Undergraduate Academic Engagement

Loree Crow, M.A.

(970) 351-2948
loree.crow@unco.edu

I have been with the UNC Center for Honors, Scholars and Leadership since January 2008 and at University of Northern Colorado since March of 2006. I have a B.A. in Social Science, with a minor in Business Administration, from California State University Stanislaus and an M.A. in Educational Leadership from University of Northern Colorado. My academic interests include cultivating student leaders from diverse backgrounds, developing inclusive and holistic honors curriculum practices and integrating civic engagement into everyday active learning. I am an officer on the non-profit board of Ascent Equestrian Vaulters, and was a co-founder of this high performance equestrian vaulter 501c3 organization. I also love medieval history, and spend a great deal of time outdoors with my family hiking, camping, and horseback riding.

 Margaret McKeown Kelley

Human Resource Specialist and Student and Faculty Support Specialist -

Margaret McKeown Kelley

(970) 351-4054
margaret.kelley@unco.edu

Margaret is the Student and Faculty Support Specialist for the the Division of Academic Engagement which include the Honors Program, McNair Scholars, ROTC and Upward Bound. She enjoys working with the students, staff and faculty at UNC. In addition to being the Student and Faculty Support Specialist for the Division of Academic Engagement, Margaret is also the Human Resource Specialist for the Academic Affairs including the Center for International Education, and the Division of Academic Engagement, the Division of Academic Effectiveness and the Division of Student Academic Success.  Margaret has a B.S. in Business Management Administration Science from UNC and in her spare time she loves to cook, read, and go on long walks.  She especially enjoy spending time with family and friends.  Go Bears!

 Margo Stebbins

Coordinator for Communications,

Planning, and Advising - Margo Stebbins

(970) 351-2940 

margo.stebbins@unco.edu

Margo is entering her second year in the Higher Education and Student Affairs Leadership Masters program. She graduated from the York College of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Criminal Justice, Minored in Legal Studies and Sociology. She enjoys helping first-generation students navigate higher education and encouraging any student to achieve their dreams. In the coming academic year, she is looking forward to advising Honors students and doing running the workshop series. In her free time, she enjoys trying new coffee shops, and exploring the country. Feel free to stop in her office to talk about bad puns, or snacks, or anything that excited you!

Andrea White pic

Coordinator for Honors Diversity, Assessment & Program Design-
Andrea White

(970) 351-1428
andrea.white@unco.edu

Andrea is entering her first year in the Clinical Mental Health Masters program. She graduated from The University of Northern Colorado with a B.A. in Psychology and minored in Biology and Human Services. She enjoys helping students navigate higher education and see their dreams unfold. In the coming academic year, she is looking forward to assisting Infinite Honors students and starting Graduate school! In her free time, she enjoys reading, traveling, and being in nature. Feel free to stop in her office if you have questions or just want to chat!

Katie Haskins

HSL Office Assistant - Katie Haskins 

kathryn.haskins@unco.edu

Katie is a junior at UNC and is a desk assistant for the Honors Program. Katie is also an Environmental and Sustainability Studies major. With this major, she hopes to bring her farming and ranching experience to urban agriculture to help arm communities against the threat of climate change. When not in quarantine, Katie likes to spend her free time singing with the Women's Glee Choir and hanging out with friends. At home in Nebraska, Katie enjoys feeding baby calves and watching New Girl and Holey Moley with her family and her majestic cat "Bear".

Dani Mogasano

HSL Office Assistant - Dani Magasano 

danielle.magasano@unco.edu

Dani (she/her) is a senior at UNC and serves as an HSL office assistant. She is majoring in business administration with an emphasis in management. Her plans after UNC include attending grad school and finding a career in Higher Education Leadership and Policy Analysis. Dani is completing a self-designed leadership track in HIP as well as a UHP thesis. In her free time, Dani enjoys cooking, watching movies, and hanging out with her two cats.

Yessica Rodriguez

Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) Graduate Student Assistant

Yessica.Rodriguez@unco.edu

Yessica is a graduate student pursuing a Masters degree in the Biomedical Sciences Program. She graduated with her undergrad in Biological Sciences with an emphasis in pre-health with minors in Sociology and Chemistry at UNC as well. She is a Greeley native, so she can tell you about all the fun places in town. While continuing her journey in higher education, she will be serving as the Graduate Assistant for LEAP alongside working at the HSL office this year. She spent a lot of time during her undergraduate degree becoming involved on campus, such as serving on Student Senate, joining a sorority (Lambda Theta Alpha, Latin Sorority, Inc., and others, so if you have any questions about student organizations or what to do in town, swing by and ask away. She plans on going to medical school after UNC to help under-represented and low-income individuals as a pulmonologist. She hopes to one day open up her own clinic and give back to the very community she grew up in!

Angie Kaufmann

Marketing & Graphic Design Assistant -

Angie Kaufman

angie.kaufman@unco.edu

Angie is a Junior, English Major with a minor in Theatre Arts, and she serves as the Graphic Design Assistant at the Honors Program. Angie is also currently working on her Honors Thesis and is a Peer Mentor. After UNC, she plans to go to grad school for Theology and eventually plans to teach full time, but she hopes to continue pursuing graphic design on the side. In her free time, Angie is actively involved in her church, loves performing, playing sports (especially soccer and fencing), and hiking. 

Isabel Martinez Venegas

Senior Honors Office Assistant -

Isabel Martinez-Venegas

isabel.martinez-venegas@unco.edu

I am a sophomore at UNC and I am working on a degree in Biology with a Pre-health and Biomedical Concentration and a minor in Chemistry.  I am hoping to graduate in just 3 years and go straight into a Veterinary Medicine program.  I have a passion to help animals large and small, scaly and furry. I enjoy cooking, reading and going on walks in my free time. I am also part of UNC’s Ethics Bowl team where we debate ethical dilemmas in today’s society.