University of Minnesota Morris
https://www.morris.umn.edu/
888-866-3382

Staff

Dave Swenson

  • Director
  • M.S., Pittsburg State University
  • B.A., Missouri Southern State University

Dave Swenson

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Kasey Averbeck

  • Coordinator of Operations and Events
  • B.S, Bemidji State University

Kasey Averbeck

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Services

  • Serves as primary contact for room scheduling in the Student Center, LaFave House, campus mall, and non-academic space
  • Assists with the coordination of major campus events and summer conferencing
  • Supervises student team of Event Managers



Karen Ellis

  • Coordinator of Conferences and Special Events
  • M.A., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • B.A., University of Minnesota, Morris
  • Mary Martelle Memorial Award
  • Outstanding Support Staff Award

Karen Ellis

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Services

  • Coordinate scheduling of campus events
  • Manage summer programming, conferences, and events
  • Support special events



Simón Franco

  • Student Activities and Leadership Coordinator
  • M.S.Ed, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
  • B.A., University of Minnesota, Morris
  • Cesar Chavez Award 2017
  • Cesar Chavez Award 2008

Simón Franco

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expertise

  • Student Development
  • Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • Academic Success
  • Student Engagement
  • Leadership

Services

  • Coordinate UMM’s Performing Arts Series
  • Coordinate CAC Speakers Convocation Series
  • Coordinate the Morris Leadership Education and Development Program (MLEAD)
  • Advise the Campus Activities Council (Programming Board)
  • Provide Support to Student Organizations



Carrie Hurst

  • Technical Coordinator
  • Scene Shop Supervisor
  • B.A., Centre College, Danville, Kentucky

Carrie Hurst

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expertise

  • Lighting
  • Audio
  • Set Construction

Notable Productions

  • Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy (Norwegian Cruise Lines)
  • Titus Andronicus (Orlando Shakespeare Theatre)
  • Miss Nelson Has a Field Day (Orlando Shakespeare Theatre)
  • Blue Man Group (Norton Center for the Arts, Danville, Kentucky)
  • Norton Center for the Arts (2008-2014)
  • Norwegian Cruise Lines (2013-2014)


Josh Kuusisto

  • Assistant Track & Field and Cross Country Coach
  • Intramurals Coordinator

Jehosuah (Josh) Kuusisto

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Student Staff

Office Assistants

  • Austin Aguilera,Office Assistant Coordinator
  • Ramona Bias
  • Lily Boivian

Contact

  • Office: Student Center 15
  • Phone: 320-589-6080
  • Email

Graphic Artists

  • Kriss Baye ‚Äč

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Building Managers

  • Jocelyn Geifer
  • Jena Lipham
  • Hannah Wahlstrom
  • Emily Robinson
  • Kiley Ortiz
  • Josiah Gregg

Contact

  • Office: Student Center 15
  • Phone: 320-287-0812