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Professional Staff

Our professional staff supports all aspects of New Student Orientation, including the supervision of our amazing student staff! We also work with many of our campus partners to make sure your orientation experience is filled with meaningful information and resources to support you along your journey as a student. We are a fun bunch dedicated to ensuring your successful transition to the University of Northern Colorado!

Erin

ERIN DATTERI-SABOSKI

Director of Orientation

Erin.DatteriSaboski@unco.edu
970-351-1351

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Read more about Erin Datteri-Saboski


Paige

Paige Johnsen

Assistant Director of Orientation

Paige.Johnsen@unco.edu
970-351-1415

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Read more about Paige Johnsen


Kelly

Kelly Mikiko Gates

Coordinator of Orientation

Kelly.Gates@unco.edu
970-351-1410

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers


Kim

Kim Arnold

Administrative Assistant II

Kimberley.Arnold@unco.edu
970-351-1391

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers


 

Student Staff 2019

Our student staff are current UNC students who make up our Orientation Leaders, Senior Orientation Leaders, and Senior Orientation Assistants. Together, our student staff is at the forefront of your transition and will actively lead your orientation experience on campus. Our student staff have chosen to work for New Student Orientation because they are passionate about helping you, and understand how support can go a long way as you become a part of the UNC family. This staff undergoes an intensive three-week training leading up to the summer orientation sessions, and are an energetic and caring group of leaders ready to welcome you to this wonderful community of Bears! Click on the "Read More" part of a student staff member to learn more about our awesome student leaders!

 

 cedric

cedric

Senior Orientation Leader
Pronouns: He/Him/His

Year: Sophomore
Major: History (Secondary Ed)
Hometown: Greeley, Colorado
Involvement on campus: Athletic Event Staff, History Club
Favorite thing at UNC: Athletic/Sporting events
Favorite Inspirational Cliché: "Do the unthinkable. Always be you."

jose

 JOSE

Senior Orientation Leader
Pronouns: He/Him/His 

Year: Junior
Major: Theatre Education (Secondary Ed)
Hometown: Aurora, Colorado
Involvement on campus: Theatre Shows, Observations, DREAMer Engagement Program, Coffee Corner Barista
Favorite thing at UNC: The trees
Favorite Inspirational Cliché: "Reach for the stars."

mika

MIKA

Senior Orientation Leader
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Year: 5th Year Senior
Major: Business Marketing & Graphic Design w/ a Japanese minor
Hometown: Kaunakakai, Hawaii
Involvement on campus: UNC Athletics, Housing, Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc., Japanese Club, Design Club, Residence Hall Association, Hawaii Club
Favorite thing at UNC: Move in day & tailgating
Favorite Inspirational Cliché: "Sko Bears!"

rogelio

ROGELIO

Senior Orientation Leader
Pronouns: He/Him/His 

Year: Junior
Major: Criminal Justice & Criminology
Hometown: Michoacán, Mexico
Involvement on campus: DREAMer Engagement Program, Caminando Unidos, The United Leaders in Higher Education
Favorite thing at UNC: The many ways to get involved!
Favorite Inspirational Cliché: “The more we know, the less we know."

shane

SHANE

Senior Orientation Leader
Pronouns: He/Him/His 

Year: Senior
Major:
Economics & International Affairs
Hometown:
Falcon, Colorado
Involvement on campus:
Housing & Residential Education, Student Ambassador, Student Senate, Intramural Sports, National Residence Hall Honorary, Campus Ministries
Favorite thing at UNC: Government Publications in Michener Library, best place to study, information for a lifetime.
Favorite Inspirational Cliché: Children telling adults that “it’s all going to be okay.”

Sheridan

Sheridan

Senior Orientation Leader
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Year: Junior
Major: Elementary Education w/ TESL endorsement and Special Education minor
Hometown: Denver, Colorado
Involvement on campus: Student Ambassador, Senator for College of Education and Behavioral Sciences, Campus Ministries, Cumbres
Favorite thing at UNC: The genuine and passionate students, professional staff, and faculty. Chipotle being right across the street is also a plus.
Favorite Inspirational Cliché: "Give a Man a Fish, and You Feed Him for a Day. Teach a Man To Fish, and You Feed Him for a Lifetime."

Yaneli 

Yaneli

Senior Orientation Leader
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Year: Senior
Major: 
Psychology 
Hometown: 
Delta, Colorado
Involvement on campus: 
Housing & Residential Education (HRE), Gender & Sexuality Resource Center (GSRC) Intern, Intramural Sports, U.N.I.T.E Cohort Member
Favorite thing at UNC: 
All of the opportunities for growth!
Favorite Inspirational Cliché: “Laughter is the best medicine.”