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VIU Recruiter Dylan Ewen

Dylan
Ewen

Dylan.Ewen@viu.ca
250.740.6674

Dylan is a recent VIU graduate of the Bachelor of Arts, Major in Criminology. He was very involved in the VIU community as a Community Leader in residence and director at large at the VIU Student Union. Originally from Prince George, he transferred to VIU in 2016 and never looked back. As the new kid on the block, he enjoys sharing his VIU experiences with all students and cracking a couple of dad jokes every once in a while.

Hobbies:
outdoors, hunting, fishing, and making my mom smile.

Fantasy Dinner Party Guests:
Michelle Obama and Steven Rinella

Favourite quote:
“I’m just happy to be here”
– Anonymous

If you could be any animal, what would you be?
A Dugong

Jordan
Werezak

Jordan.Werezak@viu.ca
250.740.6591

Jordan is a recent graduate in VIU’s Bachelor of Arts program, where he majored in Criminology. As an active participant in Campus Rec activities during his time as a student, he can tell you how balancing academics with fun, healthy activities made a difference in his experience. He might even tell you about the sweet victory of being a two-time dodgeball intramural champion! Jordan says he came to VIU after his hockey career dreams fell short and he was ready to explore a new direction. He’s from Medicine Hat, Alberta.

Hobbies:
Golf, hockey, watching sports, hiking, enjoying the laid back Vancouver Island lifestyle.

Favourite Vacation:
New York City

Best VIU advice:
Balance your school work with fun!

Favourite quote:
“Today I will do what others won't, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can't.”
Jerry Rice

Andrea
van Rossum

Andrea.vanRossum@viu.ca
250.740.6543

Graduating from VIU in 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts, Major in Management after completing her Recreation and Sport Diploma, Andrea’s passion is connecting people with the resources to achieve their goals and simplifying the process of getting to university.

When she’s not working with future VIU students, you can find her with her family having a dance party in the kitchen, exploring the mountains and beaches of Vancouver Island or hosting a house full of friends on a Friday night.

Advice for New Students:
Get involved! Whether it’s a campus club, intramurals or outdoor recreation – put yourself out there and make the most of your time here at VIU.

Hobbies:
Anything on, in or near the water: Surfing, kayaking, fishing, snorkeling … just take me to the sea!

Favourite Vacation:
Oregon Coast road trip

Favourtie Quote:
“Open different doors, you many find a you there that you never knew was yours. Anything can happen.”
– Mary Poppins

Rolanda
Murray

Rolanda.Murray@viu.ca
250.619.1088

Rolanda graduated from Malaspina University-College in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in History. She also completed the Event Management Certificate program at Vancouver Island University in 2017. She worked in the banking industry and in the events field for a number of years before coming to work at VIU in 2010. Rolanda is passionate about VIU and the power of a post-secondary education to change lives.

Fantasy Dinner Party Guests:
Malcolm X

Favourite quote:
“Do the best you can until you know better. Then, when you know better, do better.”
– Maya Angelou

Hobbies:
Thrifting, reading books and hanging out with my 10 year old.

Best VIU Advice:
Lean In! There are so many great opportunities to students that lean in to the university experience.

Favourite Vacation:
I like to travel in Canada…we have such a beautiful country and it is so diverse.

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