Anna Carey, director of New Student Services/Family Outreach, oversees and directs the office's programming and outreach efforts. Programs and services include family weekends, the Parent Connection group, and new student orientation (Transitions, Summerstart, Fall Orientation, quarterly orientation and advising programs). With a broad knowledge of university resources, we are able to answer questions and/or refer students and family members to appropriate services and offices. Contact her at Anna.Carey@wwu.edu or at (360) 650-3847.
Family Outreach Manager Kim Oesterling in the Office of New Student Services/Family Outreach helps new parents navigate the resources available to them. She offers an insider tip: Sign up for Parent Connection to learn answers to common questions, upcoming events on campus and volunteer opportunities." Volunteering can be a great way for parents to continue to stay involved in the lives of their students," Kim says. Sign up for Parent Connection by visiting: www.nssfo.wwu.edu/Parent_Connection_Signup.htm
Angela Vandenhaak, Director of Development for Parents and Families in the WWU Foundation, is an important parent resource in the Office of University Advancement. She works with parents who wish to support students and faculty by donating their time, talent and treasure. She also connects those parents with the students, faculty and university administrators who rely so heavily upon their support. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (360) 650-7647.