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Kristin Vogel

Director of Undergraduate Admissions

651-641-8839 | vogel@csp.edu

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About Kristin

Territory: All Re-Admit Students; Students from Northern MN

Hometown: Hamburg, MN

Major: Sociocultural Studies Major, Business Minor

About Me: I attended Concordia as a graduate student and earned my master's degree in Family Life Education. I enjoy spending time with family and friends, running, and traveling.

Favorite Place in the Twin Cities: Minneapolis. I also like the lakes and trying new restaurants.

What I Love about CSP: I love the warm, caring environment that challenges and nurtures students.

 

Briana Eicheldinger

Briana Eicheldinger

Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions

651-641-8819 | eich@csp.edu

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About Briana

Territory: Transfer Students in Minnesota; All Post-Baccalaureate Students

Hometown: Kenosha, WI

Major: Spanish and Sociology

About Me: I was born and raised in Wisconsin but love my new home here in Minnesota. I like to spend my free time with my husband and daughter exploring all the Twin Cities has to offer.

Favorite Place in the Twin Cities: I love going to Chatterbox in Highland Park. I also enjoy walking around the many lakes in the area, especially Lake Nokomis.

What I Love about CSP: I love the sense of community that you will find at CSP and the long-standing traditions that we can look forward to each year like Welcome Week, Strawberry Fest, and Knollapalooza.

 

Alan Stage

Alan Stage

Associate Director of Military Relations

651-641-8805 | stage@csp.edu

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About Alan

Territory: All Military Students

Hometown: St. Paul, MN

Major: Liberal Arts

About Me: My wife, Emily and I are both Concordia alums. We spend most of our weekends with our boxer renovating or landscaping at our home in St. Paul. My free time usually consists of sports, theatre, visiting family, and the occasional deployment to the Middle East.

Favorite Place in the Twin Cities: My backyard and the Glockenspiel.

What I Love about CSP: The way my advisor, professors, and coaches became personally invested in me was invaluable to my success as a student, and now I have the opportunity to share that with new students.

 

Kelly Macik

Kelly Macik

Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions

651-641-8718 | macik@csp.edu

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About Kelly

Territory: Twin Cities High Schools and students from WI and MI

Hometown: Victoria, MN

Major: Communication Studies

About Me: I was born and raised in Victoria, MN and attended Chaska High School.  I love spending time with my husband, Corey, and with family and friends - especially at the cabin!  I enjoy traveling, going to the theater, and the many events around the Twin Cities.

Favorite Place in the Twin Cities: Too many to choose from!

What I Love about CSP: I just love the heart of service that I see in the students of Concordia.  Whether they are on a bus headed to Fargo to help with sandbagging efforts, traveling to Guatemala to help build facilities for coffee farmers, or serving locally at the Dorothy Day Center in St. Paul, I am in awe of the attitude that our students have to help the world around them.

 

Adrian Perryman

Adrian Perryman

Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions

651-641-8843 | perryman@csp.edu

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About Adrian

Territory: Twin Cities High Schools and students from the following states: WA, OR, CA, NV, AZ, NM, ID, MT, WY, CO, UT, IL, AK, HI

Hometown: St. Paul, MN

Major: Communication Studies

About Me: I am a true St. Paul native who loves his hometown and state. I am an avid music fan, tech geek, and enjoy playing sports over watching them. My wife I live in St. Paul with our two cat sons, Simi and OC.

Favorite Place in the Twin Cities: Too many to mention. I have many memories in the many parks, neighborhoods, downtown areas and everywhere else but my favorite new place is my home.

What I Love about CSP: I love the closeness. From the students to the staff, everyone is here to help. The environment has made me very comfortable ever since I began as a student here years ago.

 

Choua Vang

Choua Vang

Admissions Counselor | Southeast Asian Recruiter

651-603-6275 | cvang1@csp.edu

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About Choua

Territory: Twin Cities High Schools; All International Students; All PSEO Students and students from the following states: IN, KY, OH, WV, VA, MD, PA, NY, DE, NJ, CT, RI, MA, NH, VT, ME, LA, MS, AL, GA, SC, NC, TN, AR, FL

Hometown: St. Paul, MN

Major: Sociology Major, Criminal Justice Minor

About Me: I was born in Thailand in one of the refugee camps. My family was very fortunate to have received sponsorship to come live in the United States. I’ve lived in St. Paul for 19 years and absolutely love it. I am married and have two children. My daughter is four years old and my son is 19 months old. I enjoy hanging out at the park with my family, camping with friends, and going on road trips up north.

Favorite Place in the Twin Cities: My mom’s house. Even though it’s a small rambler with ten of us coming and going it’s a place full of love, comfort, food and inspiration.

What I Love about CSP: I love that CSP is small, but big in leading innovation. I love that my professors and mentors really got to know me and cared deeply about my development and success, even after graduation.

 

Deanna Pelley

Deanna Pelley

Admissions Counselor | Church Professional Recruiter

651-603-6288 | pelley@csp.edu

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About Deanna

Territory: All Church Professional Students; Transfer students from schools outside of MN; and high school students from the following states: ND, SD, NE, KS, OK, TX, IA, MO

Hometown: St. Louis, MO

Major: Lay Ministry and Theology with emphasis in Youth Ministry Major, Music minor

About Me: I was born and raised near St. Louis, Missouri. I love the St. Louis Cardinals but also the Green Bay Packers--probably because I went to college in Wisconsin. In my free time I love to bike on a great trail, read, bake, spend time with my dog and catch a quick trip home to visit my wonderful family!

Favorite Place in the Twin Cities: The Highland Park area...lots of fun shops and restaurants and wonderful people!

What I Love about CSP: I love how friendly everyone is and that we are a very diverse university. It's a great way to learn more about people from different walks of life!

 

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