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I taught Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) for three years in Gettysburg, S.D. I then took a job closer to home and taught FACS for three years at Corsica-Stickney, before becoming an admissions counselor at Dakota Wesleyan University.
Associate Director of Admissions
Campus Visit Coordinator
Morning Show Host and Operations Manager at KMIT Radio in Mitchell, SD (2006-2021) and Mobile Marketing for CMT and Hershey's (2002-2006)
Performing Arts Talent Coordinator
Admissions, Music, Theatre
I currently serve on the Board of Directors at Mitchell Area Community Theatre where I chair several committees within the organization.
Missy Leuthold, M.S.
Graduate & Online Enrollment Coordinator | International Student Services Coordinator
Enrollment Services Specialist
Queen of Peace Hospital (Radiologic Technologist, 15 years), City of Mitchell (Communications Specialist, 10+ years), Martin Group (Administrative Assistant, 9 years)
Taught 3 years at Red Rock Central in Lamberton, MN. Taught 2 years at Longfellow Elementary in Mitchell, SD.
Fredel Thomas, MBA
Vice President of Admissions and Marketing
Admissions, Marketing and Communications
Worked 12 years in the telecom technology industry as Programmer, Quality Assurance Officer, Project Manager, and Director of Product Management. Thomas began as the director for the Kelley Center for Entrepreneurship on campus, teaching entrepreneurial leadership courses and serving as a resource for regional businesses in South Dakota. She was named dean of admissions in 2015 and vice president of both admissions and marketing in 2018.