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Orientation Staff 2015

Ready to Welcome You

Orientation is an all-campus effort led by the Coordinator of New Student Orientation plus an incredible group of Student Orientation Directors and Leaders. These students and staff are here to help guide you through this transition.

Please take a moment to meet our Fall 2015 Student Orientation Directors.


Alec Warn Spring 2015

Alec Warn


Major: Music Education
Minor: Business

Hometown: Edmond, Oklahoma

Dorm: Townhouses

What I love most about JBU: I love the incredible people who really care about each other at JBU. From faculty to friendships, it's a very authentic environment!




Gustavo Director Spring 2015

Gustavo Zavala (Gus)


Major: Marketing/International Business
Minor: Graphic Design

Hometown: San Salvador, El Salvador

Dorm: Hutcheson Hall

What I love most about JBU: I love that JBU is a really diverse campus, where you get to meet people from all around the globe!




Jocie Morgan Spring 2015 DirectorJocie Morgan


Major: Worship Arts
Minor: Graphic Design

Hometown: Arlington, Texas

Dorm: Mayfield

What I love most about JBU: The Community that has reached out to me, especially in the music department!




Kristen Underland Spring 2015 DirectorKristen Underland


Major: Communications, Multi-Context Emphasis

Hometown: Olympia, Washington

Dorm: Townhouses

What I love most about JBU: I love the variety of communities I get to be a part of around campus, living out all aspects of my college experience here among a variety of people who also seek to love God and each other.




Lucas Johnson Spring 2015 DirectorLucas F. Johnson


Major: Mechanical Engineering

Hometown: Cruziero do Sul, Brazil

Dorm: Hutcheson Hall

What I love most about JBU: I love the diversity of the student body and how easy it is to relate to professors here.





O. Leaders

Once you arrive on campus you will meet your Orientation Leader.
There are over 90 O. Leaders who are your link to the University. They are paired up and serve a group of 8-10 incoming students, which make up your O. Group.
O. Leaders are chosen to inform, serve, love, and connect with you, the new student.



Coordinator of New Student Orientation

Hi, My name is Danielle Keller and I work as the Coordinator of New Student Orientation here at JBU. It is my privilege to help direct your transition into life at John Brown University. I am honored to work with such a great team of student leaders who work diligently and effectively to make this experience, your first step into college and JBU, successful. We plan to care for you as you learn to thrive spiritually, emotionally, socially and academically here in this community!

A little bit more about me...

I am an alumni of JBU (Class of 2007) with a degree in Digital Media Arts.

Hometown: Modesto, California

Current Residence: Siloam Springs, Arkansas

What I love most about JBU: I love that JBU is a place where you will receive an excellent education, be surrounded by incredible people and grow in so many ways! You are going to love it here!

Besides overseeing Orientation, I coordinate two concerts on campus (1 per semester), enjoy photography and love spending time with my husband and 2 kids!

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