14 NSU STUDENT HANDBOOK 2023-24 Coordinator of Instructional Technology Services – Jason Henslee Mewaldt-Jensen 301, 605-626-2283 Director of Media Services – Keith Griebel Technology Center 160, 605-626-7776 Director, Networking & Security and Tech Support Services, Security Officer – Jodi Casanova Technology Center 271, 605-626-2564 Web Development – Debbi Bumpous Mewaldt-Jensen 128, 605-626-339 ENROLLMENT, COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING Communications and Marketing attracts and retains students, helping them unleash their potential at NSU, by sharing Northern’s story and developing relationships within the community and region. The department includes NSU Admissions, whose staff members recruit prospective students and guide them through the enrollment process; Financial Aid, whose staff members assist with scholarships, loans and other types of aid; and Communications and Marketing, whose staff members are skilled in communications planning, graphic design, writing/editing, media relations, photography, printing and print management, social media, and web development and design. Chief Enrollment Officer – Marcus Garstecki Graham Hall 101, 605-626-7747 Director of Communications and Marketing – Chad Hatzenbuhler Graham Hall 102, 605-626-2046 Admissions Director – Layton Cooper Graham Hall 105, 605-626-3354 Graphic Design Coordinator – Vacant Graham Hall 120, 605-626-2618 Marketing Design Specialist – Amanda Mahlke Graham Hall 121, 605-626-3316 Editor – Vacant Graham Hall 116, 605-626-2552 Campus Visits and Events Coordinator – Kennedy Lorenz Student Center 215, 605-626-7600 DEPARTMENT OF ATHLETICS NSU’s student athletes, staff and administration strive to achieve excellence in academics, respect in the community and championships on the field of play. The highest university standards are expected for over 425 NCAA Division II student athletes competing on fifteen varsity teams in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. Through exceptional playing and training facilities, academic support systems, expectations of winning and one of the strongest booster organizations in the Midwest (NSU Wolves Club), Wolves athletics regularly leads the nation in fan attendance and averages more academic all-conference student athletes than any other school in the NSIC. The NSU student-athletes have had a CUM GPA of 3.2 for the last seven years. NSU’s tradition of winning, character of our students, and diverse academic opportunities make Northern State University a special place.