Yolanda Weathersby, M.Ed.  

Ms yo

Director of Student Support Services

weathersbyy@umsl.edu

314-516-5460

257 Millennium Student Center 

STUDENT ASSOCIATES

Here’s a snapshot of a FEW of our outstanding Student Staff!

Colin Jones '16
Birthplace: St. Louis, MO
Major: Early Education
Campus Involvement: Welcome Center
What I like most about UMSL: The things that I like most about UMSL are the friendly atmosphere, the new and exciting people that attend school here, and the great faculty.
Best aspect of working for the Welcome Center: The best aspect of working for the Welcome Center would have to be the fun and exciting friends that you meet as well as being able to show new and prospective students around campus.
JaMarius T. Jelks '16 
Birthplace: Decatur, IL
Major: Psychology
Campus Involvement: Welcome Center, ABC, 227
What I like most about UMSL: The support, love, and family!
Best aspect of working for the Welcome Center: It affords me the opportunity to move about the campus while meeting new people and learning new things.
Words of wisdom to new and prospective students: Network to the best of your ability and learn who you are!
Juan Mendoza '17
Birthplace: Araure, PO, Venezuela
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Campus Involvement: Vice-president of The Society of Future Engineers (SOFE), HISLA (Hispanic Latino Club) - member, Math Club - member and The Welcome Center
What I like best about UMSL: I love how UMSL students have the ability to get involved with more than 120 Organizations. In addition, my professors are always available to answer any questions that I might have. I also enjoy UMSL's laid back atmosphere, which has allowed me to meet some of my best friends. Go to class, meet people, do not be afraid to be the one who breaks the silence in your classroom, get involved on campus and have fun!
Chris Stanfill '17
Birthplace: Festus, MO
Major:   Vocal Music Performance 
Campus Involvement:  UMSL's Opera, Theater Ensemble, Vocal Point, and University Singers, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, A.C.O.A., N.A.F.M.E., Opera. He also loves basketball even though the NBA has yet to contact Chris with a reasonable contract offer.
What I like best about UMSL: I like the music program! I also like the friends that I've made so far. I have some great friends.
Best aspect of working for the Welcome Center: Getting to meet and help new people. I've met a lot of really interesting people since I've started this job. Chris has loved his time at UMSL and can't wait to put to use all of the valuable lessons he has learned over the past four years!
Words of Wisdom to new and prospective students" GET INVOLVED, and join choir :)
Raven M. McNeil '16
Birthplace: Dayton, OH
Major: Communications Minor: International Business
Campus Involvement: StudentPlus Program, Welcome Center
What I like most about UMSL: It is very conservative at UMSL. I love how UMSL teaches students to be professional, but still understanding.
Best aspect of working for the Welcome Center: I love educating new and prospective students about UMSL and its many offerings.
Words of wisdom to new and prospective students: Don't be afraid to engage!
Chelsea Mayo '15
Birthplace: St. Louis, MO
Major: Social Work
Campus Involvement: Student Social Work Association, Welcome Center
What I like most about UMSL: The hardworking professors and the diverse campus!
Best aspect of working for the Welcome Center: The laid back atmosphere.
Words of wisdom to new and prospective students: Always ask for help. Don't try to do everything on your own.
Uran Alexander '17
Birthplace: St. Louis, MO
Major: Studio Art
Campus Involvement: Welcome Center
What I like most about UMSL: The happy environment.
Best aspect of working for the Welcome Center: being able to make people laugh and feel comfortable on my tour.
Words of Wisdom to new prospective students: Get involved in campus organizations and events to meet new people and network.
Tuan Hong '18
Major: Business with an emphasis in Marketing
Campus Involvement: Tour guide at the UMSL Welcome Center for 2 years, Sigma Pi - Ritual Chair, Interfraternity Council - Vice President of Membership Development, WoW Crew Leader, Vietnamese Student Association - General Member, University Program Board - General Member