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Our Staff

  • Terry Jackson


  • Brandi Underwood

    Assistant Director and Marketing Strategist

  • Ali Anderson

    Coordinator of Visit Experience

  • Raphaelle Greco

    Admissions Counselor

  • Brycen Kuenzel

    Hometown: Chapmanville, WV

    Major: Political Science – Pre-Law 

    Favorite Place to Study: The 2nd floor Atrium at the Wise Library

    Hobbies/Interests: I love politics and communicating between different ideologies to achieve a common goal. I also enjoy running with my dog and taking short weekend trips to D.C. or the beach! 

    Favorite Book: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

    Favorite Band/Song: I enjoy listening to anything Fleetwood Mac!

    Favorite Movie: National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (Yes, year-round) or Legally Blonde. 

    My Favorite Hang Out On and Off Campus: My favorite place to hang out on campus is definitely the observation deck of the Evansdale Crossing! Off campus, I love going for runs around Milan Puskar Stadium and then up to Law School hill. You can also find me at the Grind WV, a coffee shop located just off our downtown campus! 

    Favorite WVU Tradition: The Pride of West Virginia, by far! Specifically when they form the state formation at the games! 
  • Cameron Wilson

    Hometown: Elkins, WV

    Major: Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

    Favorite Place to Study: The 9th floor MAE Lounge at the Engineering Science Building

    Hobbies/Interests:  Really anything outside -- traveling, hiking, fishing, running, skiing/snowboarding, kayaking! I also love to play video games.

    Favorite Book: The Heroes of Olympus Series by Rick Riordan 

    Favorite Band/Song:  I listen to just about every genre of music, but my favorite bands are Imagine Dragons, Panic! at the Disco, and Fall Out Boy.

    Favorite Movie: Solo: A Star Wars Story and The Man from U.N.C.L.E

    My Favorite Hang Out On and Off Campus: On campus, I spend most of my free time at the Student Recreation Center fields because I love to stay active. Off campus, I enjoy running at Coopers Rock and around the Evansdale area of campus. 

    Favorite WVU Tradition: I love getting to see all of my friends after the summer break at FallFest and FoodFest! There's nothing better than food, friends, and fun!
  • Janee' Avery

    Hometown: Farrell, PA

    Major: MS in Integrated Marketing Communications, BS in Journalism  

    Favorite place to Study: The Media Innovation Lab at Evansdale Crossing and the balcony outside of Hatfields on the Downtown area of campus.

    Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy binge-watching Netflix series, attending concerts, exploring West Virginia, exercising, listening to podcast and spending time with family/friends. 

    Favorite Book:  Becoming by Michelle Obama

    Favorite Band/song: I love listening to 90s R&B music. 

    Favorite Movie: The Notebook

    Favorite place to hang out on and off campus: My go-to place to hang out on campus is the Media Innovation Lab on the Evansdale campus because of the open space layout and large windows. It's a great place to get your creative juices flowing! Off campus, I like to spend time shopping at the Morgantown Mall, Hobby Lobby and Kirkland's.

    Favorite WVU Traditions: I love to collect all the new and unique university buttons! 

  • Laura Karlson

    Hometown: Twinsburg, OH

    Major: Sport & Exercise Psychology

    Favorite Place to Study: On a beautiful day, I enjoy studying on the benches outside the Student Recreation Center.

    Hobbies/Interests: I love sports, singing and spending time outdoors. When I am not hanging out with friends and family, I'm relaxing at home watching Netflix.

    Favorite Book: The Great Gatsby 

    Favorite Band/Song: I listen to just about every genre, but Drake, Queen, Bruno Mars, and Adele are some of my favorite artists. 

    Favorite Movie: Step Brothers, Friday Night Lights and Grease

    Favorite place to hang out on and off campus: On campus, I love hanging out on the Mountainlair Green. Off campus, I enjoy going to Coopers Rock or eating at all the different restaurants around Morgantown.

    Favorite WVU Tradition: I love the energy that WVU fans have during home football games. There is no greater feeling than cheering on the team and singing Country Roads with 60,000 other passionate fans!

  • Laura Pierce

    Hometown: Freeport, ME

    Major: Marketing

    Favorite Place to Study: On a nice day, I enjoy studying on the patio on the top floor of the Evansdale Crossing because the view is one of the best on campus.

    Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy staying active, whether it's running, playing lacrosse, hiking, or kayaking.  

    Favorite Book: Harry Potter 

    Favorite Band/Song: Bleachers

    Favorite Movie: Mamma Mia and Grease

    Favorite place to hang out on and off campus: On campus, I spend most of my free time at the Student Recreation Center. Off campus, I love to go to Coopers Rock and hike on the local trails.

    Favorite WVU Tradition: Singing Country Roads!

  • Megan Buchheit

    Hometown: Lisbon, OH

    Major: Public Relations

    Favorite Place to Study: I like to sit outside at the observation deck in Evansdale Crossing. 

    Hobbies/Interests: Volleyball, running, shopping at Target, and watching The Bachelor with my best friends. 

    Favorite Book: Wonder by R.J. Palacio

    Favorite Band/Song: "I Hope You Dance"  by Lee Ann Womack 

    Favorite Movie: Toy Story 

    Favorite place to hang out on and off campus: I enjoy hanging out at the different athletic facilities around campus. Off-campus, I like walking High Street and trying new food.   

    Favorite WVU Tradition: There is nothing better than singing Country Roads after a Mountaineer win!
  • McKenzie Diehl

    Hometown: Hurricane, WV 

    Major: MA in Counseling, BA in Communications Studies

    Favorite place to Study: Evansdale Library 

    Hobbies/Interests: I really enjoy traveling to new places and binge-watching my favorite Netflix series. I also love to be with family and friends as much as possible.

    Favorite Book: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

    Favorite Band/ song: Hozier, Imagine Dragons, and The Lumineers 

    Favorite Movie: Father of the Bride 

    Favorite place to hang out on and off campus: On campus, I enjoy sitting in Woodburn Circle, watching all the students walk through campus. Off campus, you can find me roaming the aisles of Target. 

    Favorite WVU Traditions:  I love the random moments when I'm not in Morgantown, but I'm wearing a WVU shirt, and I can hear people yell "Let's Go," and I get to yell back "Mountaineers!" It's always so refreshing to know that, no matter where I go, I'll always find my fellow Mountaineers! 

  • Hannah Wright

    Hometown: Dayton, OH

    Major: Political Science & Criminology

    Favorite place to Study: The Silent Reading Rooms at the Downtown Library

    Hobbies/Interests: Reading, Journaling, Working Out

    Favorite Book: The Great Gatsby

    Favorite Band/song: John Mayer

    Favorite Movie: The Breakfast Club

    Favorite place to hang out on and off campus: On campus, in the Recreation Center! Off campus, Dunkin Donuts.

    Favorite WVU Traditions: The Mantrip before football games!

  • Carli Yoho

    Hometown: Chagrin Falls/Bainbridge, OH

    Major: MS in Sport Management, BS in Sport and  Exercise Psychology

    Favorite Place to Study: CPASS building overlooking the Outdoor Rec Fields or the sun room in the Downtown Library

    Hobbies/ Interests: Soccer, Boating, Cooking, Playing Outside, Trying new things and meeting new people!

    Favorite Book: Blue like Jazz by Donald Miller or A Touch of Texas by Kristine Rolofson

    Favorite Band/ song: Any country or music that makes me dance!

    Favorite movie: Pride and Prejudice 

    Favorite place to hang out on and off campus: I like to be around or in the Mountainlair to people watch and be in the hustle and bustle of everything. Off campus, I like to go explore unique places outside the College, Coopers Rock, Tygart Lake, and fun local shops and restaurants.

    Favorite WVU Tradition: Football games/Athletic events and singing County Roads with my whole Mountaineer Family!