Jamie Mathison

Jamie MathisonDirector of Student Activities, Orientation and Leadership

Phone: 507-258-8014


Education: Bachelor of Arts in Organizational and Professional Communication, Minor in Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin La Crosse.

Hometown: Preston, MN

Words to describe UMR: Flourishing, Exemplary, High-reaching, and Innovative

Words to describe Rochester: Bustling, Picturesque, and Developing

College search tip: Visit campus! A campus visit is a wonderful way to get a feel for the campus culture and personality. You can also talk to students who are currently attending to see if it is the right fit for you.

What do you value most about UMR? UMR offers small class sizes, which results in students receiving everyday interaction with the professors. This is not only great for educational success, but networking as well!

What are your hobbies? Traveling, drumming, singing in the car, and eating exotic foods.

Favorite things to do in Rochester: Thursdays on First, eating at the delicious restaurants downtown, and watching movies at the Chateau (they have recliners!).

Favorite restaurant in Rochester: The Loop. Try the calamari.

Favorite TV shows: Parks and Rec, Bones, and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Favorite quote:

"You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus."

– Mark Twain