OWL coordinators selected
November 7, 1997
The new OWL (Orientation Week Leader) coordinators were selected two
weeks ago and they are sophomores Jennifer Parsons and Anna Caples.
Parsons, a journalism major from Bellflower, Calif., was transfer OWL
She said, "I'm really excited about being an OWL coordinator because
I loved being an OWL last year and I'm looking forward to improving orientation
and making sure it's a lot of fun."
In order to qualify to become an OWL coordinator, she had to apply and
interview with Kate Mueller, coordinator of student development programs,
and Melissa Jaunal, coordinator of student programs.
Parsons is heavily involved in school. She is the arts and entertainment
editor for the Campus Times and is also the Public Relations co-chair
for Iota Delta Sorority.
Parsons said that regardless of whether she received the coordinator
position or not, she was planning to be an OWL anyway.
Caples, an undecided major, is also heavily involved at ULV. She is
the historian for Alpha Kappa Psi, which is a co-ed business fraternity.
She is also an active member in Circle K, which is a social service club
on campus and an active member of the International Student Organization.
Caples applied to be an OWL coordinator because she wanted to do the
"dirty work." She said she wanted to do more of the planning than
she was able to do as a regular OWL. Caples also wanted to develop more
"I look forward to working with the OWLs and getting in and getting
the job done," she said.
Mueller said the OWL coordinators assist in the selection of OWLs that
will lead next year's orientation.
"The three of us work as a team planning and implementing all of
the aspects of orientation," Mueller said.