Vikings assisting new students
student orientation leaders

 

Each year the Office of the Dean of Students selects a group of mature and dedicated undergraduate leaders to assist with implementing the university orientation programs throughout the year. In this capacity, Vikings Assisting New Students (V.A.N.S.) serves as Student Orientation Leaders, peer advisors, resource persons to new and transfer students and parents attending all orientation programs. Through training experiences, V.A.N.S. are responsible for a specific body of knowledge about the University and must be sincerely interested and skillful in sharing knowledge with orientation participants.

What is V.A.N.S.?

V.A.N.S. stands for Vikings Assisting New Students - Student Orientation Leaders, they are a group of trained student staff designed to assist new freshmen and transfer students in making a smooth transition to Elizabeth City State University.


What do V.A.N.S. do?

V.A.N.S. assist with the planning and implementation of New Student Orientation for both new freshman and transfer students.

V.A.N.S. conduct campus tours, facilitate small group discussions, lead ice breakers, and evening activities amongst other things.

 

 Meet the V.A.N.S.

Del’Sean Campbell

 

   Name: Del’Sean Campbell
   Major: Sports Management
   Classification: Junior
   Hometown: Raeford, NC

 

Mattelyn Bond    Name: Mattelyn Bond
   Major: Communication Studies
   Classification: Sophomore
   Hometown: Bertie, NC
Brandi Gray

 

   Name: Brandi Gray
   Major: Communication Studies
   Classification: Senior
   Hometown: Winston Salem, NC

 

Li’Nautica Hardy

   Name: Li’Nautica Hardy
   Major: Biology
   Classification: Sophomore
   Hometown: Scotland Neck, NC

 Brianna Henderson

 

   Name: Brianna Henderson
   Major: Special Education
   Classification: Junior
   Hometown: Roanoke Rapids, NC 

 

Jalyha Giles    Name: Jalyha Giles
   Major: Psychology
   Classification: Sophomore
   Hometown: Durham, NC
 Zaire Hines

 

   Name: Zaire Hines
   Major: Accounting
   Classification: Senior
   Hometown: Jacksonville, NC

 

 Shanavia Hooker

   Name: Shanavia Hooker
   Major: Biology
   Classification: Sophomore
   Hometown: Rocky Mount, NC

Jocelyn Robertson    Name: Jocelyn Robertson
   Major: Computer Science
   Classification: Sophomore
   Hometown: Roanoke Rapids, NC
 Shakayla Jordan

 

   Name: Shakayla Jordan
   Major: Elementary Education
   Classification: Sophomore
   Hometown: Hertford, NC

 Kiana Kinsey

 

   Name: Kiana Kinsey
   Major: Biology
   Classification: Senior
   Hometown: Greenville, NC

 

 Kiara Kiser

   Name: Kiara Kiser
   Major: Chemistry
   Classification: Senior
   Hometown: Charlotte, NC

 Trianna Moore

 

   Name: Trianna Moore
   Major: Social Work
   Classification: Sophomore   Hometown: Williamston, NC

 

 Shaniya Parker

   Name: Shaniya Parker
   Major: Business Administration
   Classification: Junior
   Hometown: Elizabeth City, NC

Mekyiaa Walker    Name: Mekyiaa Walker
   Major: Mathematics
   Classification: Senior
   Hometown: Winston Salem, NC
 Darlette Spencer

   Name: Darlette Spencer
   Major: Mathematics
   Classification: Senior
   Hometown: Rocky Mount, NC

 James Staton

 

   Name: James Staton
   Major: Graphic Design
   Classification: Senior
   Hometown: Greenville, NC

 

 Malik Trafton

   Name: Malik Trafton
   Major: Physical Education
   Classification: Sophomore
   Hometown: Edenton, NC

 Samanthea Whitaker

 

   Name: Samanthea Whitaker
   Major: Graphic Design
   Classification: Senior
   Hometown: Scotland Neck, NC  

 

 Takira Whitaker

   Name: Takira Whitaker
   Major: Criminal Justice
   Classification: Senior
   Hometown: Enfield, NC

Our V.A.N.S. have Viking Pride!