About the ARC
Mariah Green, Assistant Director/Career Services Specialist
Degree and Major: MS, Colorado State University
BA, Western State Colorado University, Interdisciplinary Studies- Humanities
Hometown: Gunnison, Colorado
When you were little, what did you want to be when you grew up? A nurse.
Favorite thing about Western: I love how friendly and welcoming everyone is. That goes for faculty, staff, and students. The mountain views aren't too bad either! :-)
Favorite Quote: Greatness is not found in power, position, or prestige. It is discovered in goodness, humility, service, and character. -William Ward
Favorite Color: Purple
Favorite Food: Thai or Italian- it's definitely a tie as I LOVE both of them!
Katie Wheaton, Academic Advisor/International Specialist
Degree and Major: MEd, Colorado State University, Adult Education and Training
BA, University of Missouri, International Studies
Hometown: Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri
When you were little, what did you want to be when you grew up? Someone famous.
Favorite thing about Western: The sense of community- everyone knows each other and it is easy to make relationships.
Favorite Quote: You can pick your friends and you can pick your nose, but you can't pick your friend's nose. -Katie's Dad
Favorite Color: Green
Favorite Food: Pizza (even though I have a gluten intolerance that pains me to enjoy it!)
Alyssa Atzenbeck, Disability Services Coordinator
Degree and Major: BA, Western State Colorado University, Business Administration
Hometown: Westminster, Colorado
When you were little, what did you want to be when you grew up? A baker....still do!
Favorite thing about Western: The culture and how upbeat people are.
Favorite Quote: Now faith is being sure of what you hope for, and certain of what you do not see. -Hebrews 11:1
Favorite Color: Maroon
Favorite Food: Baked goodies
Rebecca Matter, Director
Degree and Major: MS Ed, Old Dominion University, Higher Education Counseling, National Certified Counselor
MA, Old Dominion University, International Studies
BA, University of Colorado, International Relations
Hometown: Boulder, Colorado
When you were little, what did you want to be when you grew up? A veterinarian
Favorite thing about Western: The mountains.
Favorite Color: Red
Favorite Food: Sushi