Valarie Hernandez

Admissions Counselor

Office: LH

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Applied Agricultural and Food Studies, minor in sustainability, Morningside College 2017

Recruitment area: I work with students from schools in Nebraska South of Highway 20 and West of Highway 218, including Lincoln.  And the state of Kansas.

What I like about my job: I truly enjoy being able to help students find their place here at Morningside. Transferring to Morningside my sophomore year was one of the best decisions of my life. This college helped shape my future and helped me build life long connections with some incredible people. I think it's a really cool opportunity to be able to help students throughout the college search process.

What I look for in a student: I look for students who are excited about what comes next. Graduating high school and being able to pick a college that will lay a strong foundation for a successful future is so important. Students who are excited for new experiences and for meeting new people will fit perfectly with what Morningside College has to offer. 

Hobbies: I enjoy spending time with family and friends. I like being outside and going to sporting events. 

Favorite quote: "Hakuna Matata".. It means no worries - The Lion King