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

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!

Uran Alexander '18
  • 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


Iriah Wilkerson '16


Brooke McGlasson ‘17

Jordyn Szepanski '16

Melissa Hug '17 
  • Birthplace: Highland, IL
  • Major: Social Work 
  • Campus Involvement: Welcome Center
  • What I like most about UMSL: I like the smaller classroom sizes. I also love the laid-back atmosphere.
  • Best aspect of working for the Welcome Center: I love helping new students figure out where everything is around campus. We learn new things everyday and  we take it with us to make us work better as a team. 
  • Words of wisdom to new and prospective students: Everyone needs to get involved! Once you get involved with campus you will make new friends and it will be a great 4 years!