Josh Hengemuhle

Assistant Dean for Orientation and Retention (Dean of Students)

Anderson Student Center, 241

Jamison Reichert

Graduate Assistant (Dean of Students)

Anderson Student Center, 253

Laura Fruth

Office Manager

Class: Senior
Major: Operations and Supply Chain Management
Commuting from: White Bear Lake, MN

Kelsey DiBias

Neighborhood Student Advisor (NSA)

Commuting from: The surrounding neighborhood in a rental house.
Class: Sophomore
Favorite food: Spaghetti and meatballs
Fun fact: I love the winter time!

Thao Do

Neighborhood Student Advisor (NSA)

Year:  Senior
Hometown:  Bloomington, Minnesota
Major: Neuroscience
Interesting Fact: I don’t know how to swim!
Quote as to why you became a NSA: I became a NSA to become more involved in helping other students’ lives to succeed throughout their years at St. Thomas, as well as to build a community among the neighborhood students.



Bontu Gemeda

Neighborhood Student Advisor (NSA)

Residence: JP 2 on campus
Favorite food: cream cheese wontons
Fun fact: I can cook basically anything
Class standing: sophomore

Ser Vang

Commuter Mentor (CM)

Year: Sophomore
Major: Business Finance
Favorite food: Pho
Fun Fact: The dimple that I have on my face isn’t natural. It is there because when I was little, I ran into a sharp metal wire of my backyard gate and got hurt, leaving a huge scar to what looks like now a dimple on my face.

Brenda Alquicira

Commuter Mentor (CM)

Commuting from: Living at home in east St. Paul
Class: Sophomore
Favorite food: Loves Pasta
Fun Fact: I watched the entire first season of stranger things in one sitting.

Jasmine Rodriguez

Commuter Mentor (CM)

Year: Senior
Major: Human Resources Management
Commuting from: Cottage Grove, MN
Favorite Food: Tacos de Carne Asada (Grilled Beef)
Fun Fact: I love to sing and although (and sadly) I am not in choir this year, since middle school I have always been and sang First Soprano.

Maria Silva

Commuter Mentor (CM)

Year: Senior
Major: Communication and Journalism
Minor: Renaissance Program
Commutes from: Eagan, MN
Favorite food: Bread and fresh fruit- I love mangos! I really enjoy my dad's homemade green salsa and enchiladas verdes (green enchiladas).
A fun fact: I love trying new things. Over the past year I have explored arts of movement such as martial arts, acrobatics, gymnastics, yoga, and dancing.

Michelle Hirani

Commuter Mentor (CM)

Year: Sophomore
Major: Accounting
Commuting from Apple Valley
Favorite food: Nihari (Indian Dish-Curry)
Fun Fact: I am a big fan of the Dallas Cowboys!


Wako Wako

Commuter Mentor (CM)

Year: Sophomore
Where I'm living: Commuting from Minneapolis
Fav Food: Alfredo Pasta w/ Chicken
Fun Fact: I'm the biggest Kobe Bryant Fan!!!