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New Student Services

New Student Services
Kansas State University
Berney Family Welcome Center
705 N 17th Street
Manhattan, KS 66506


785-532-3696 fax



Dr. Emily Lehning, Associate Vice President for Student Life and Director

Jessica Arnold, Associate Director

Deana Core, Assistant Director, Transfer Recruitment

Bryon Williams, Assistant Director, Diversity Recruitment

Courtney Hallenbeck, Assistant Director, Recruitment Programs

Melissa Nelson, Interim Coordinator, Orientation Programs

Amy Perry, Coordinator, Communications


Administrative Assistants

Peggy Blanken, Administrative Specialist

Robert Sanders, Administrative Specialist

Marlene McNerney, Administrative Specialist


Admissions Representatives

Cody Kennedy

Lizzi Petite

Landon Leiker

Evan Hamm 

Leah Clawson

Jenny Cooper

Aaron Neely

Maya Tilmon

Chayce Winn

Carlos Rodriguez


Student staff

New Student Services employs more than 50 students as tour guides, telecounselors, interns, graduate assistants, and program support staff.