Fall 2005 University of Northern Iowa STARs announced

Posted on Tuesday, August 30th, 2005

Robin Sandberg, admissions counselor, (319) 273-2881
Vicki Grimes, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-6728

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa has announced its Student Telecounseling Admissions Representatives (STARs).

__(Name)__ of __(Hometown)__, a __(classification)__ majoring in __(major)__, is a member of STARs.

STARs are a group of current UNI students from a wide variety of majors and backgrounds. They call prospective students and host online chats at every step of the admissions process to provide information regarding important deadlines, campus visits and life as a UNI student. The STARs relate their personal experiences and build relationships with prospective students. In an effort to communicate with all prospective students, the STARs attempt between 40,000 and 50,000 calls each year. They call Sundays from 1 to 8 p.m. and from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.