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(319) 895-4234
Box: 1665


Student Affairs
600 First Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314-1098

Office of Student Affairs

Thomas Commons

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    Gwen Schimek

    Assistant Dean of Students/Director of Student Life

    MS Colorado State University, BA College of St. Catherine. At Cornell since 2011, previously at the College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University and Colorado State University.

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    Carol Stock

    Facilities Coordinator, Thomas Commons

    BA University of Iowa. At Cornell since 1999.

Residence Life

Intercultural Life

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    Schvalla Rivera

    Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Intercultural Life

    MA Indiana State University. At Cornell since 2014, previously at Vincennes University.

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    Quinneka Lee

    Assistant Director of Intercultural Life & Residence Life

    MA Canisius College. At Cornell since 2014, previously at Marietta College.

Career Engagement Center

Civic Engagement

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    Katie Wilson

    Assistant Director of Civic Engagement

    Master of Education in higher education administration from the University of Arkansas.At Cornell since 2015.

Chaplain's Office

Counseling Center

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    Dr. Brenda Lovstuen

    Director of Counseling

    PhD University of Missouri - Kansas City, MA Northeast Missouri State University (now Truman State University), BA Cornell College. At Cornell since 2001.

Student Health Center

Campus Safety

  • To be Determined

    Director of Campus Safety

Dining Services

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    Joan Homrich

    General Manager of Bon Appetit Dining Services

    Nutrition Degree State Tech Memphis TN. At Cornell since 2013, previously at the Capital Group San Antonio TX and the Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN.