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Kristen Owsley

Territory: Missouri, Oklahoma, All other states not named below 
1-800-752-7043 ext. 6303

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Admissions Tip: "Stay true to who you are and find a school that fits you. You'll have a better college experience!"

Kristen Owsley became a member of the Admissions staff during the summer of 2012. She is originally from Spring, Hill, Kan. No stranger to Saint Mary, Kristen earned her Bachelor's Degree in Sport Management (2010) and her Master's Degree in Education (2012) from Saint Mary.

She loves meeting new people and helping students decide which degree will help them achieve their goals.

"At Saint Mary, you are not just a number, you are a person. Everyone knows you, and you know everyone."


Daphne Phillips

Territory: Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Colorado 
1-800-752-7043 ext. 6308

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Admissions Tip: "Have fun! College is about exploring who you are and what you could be!"

Daphne Phillips started at the University of Saint Mary in the Spring of 2014. She grew up in Lawrence, Kan. and graduated from Washburn University (2012) with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Media with an emphasis in Public Relations and a double-minor in Leadership and Communication.

She spent the majority of her college career being involved, and through that, found her passion for higher education.

“I am ecstatic to be working here at the University of Saint Mary. This school honestly cares about you and your future!”



Joshua Willson

Territory: Transfer Students 
1-800-752-7043 ext. 6305

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Admissions Tip: "Classrooms are classrooms and buildings are buildings. College isn’t about the big buildings and nifty classrooms, it’s about the people you are going to be around. Those people are the ones that are going to encourage and enhance your success, and that is most important."

Joshua Willson joined the admissions team in Spring of 2014. Originally from Knoxville, Tenn., Joshua moved here 3 years ago to serve as the Graduate Assistant for the USM women’s basketball team. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology at Lincoln Memorial University (2011), and received his MBA (Finance) from the University of Saint Mary (2014).

Joshua has a passion for meeting and helping young people to achieve their dreams and goals.

“I believe Saint Mary is the best choice for college. Dreams and goals are made here, and it’s because every single person on this campus wants to see student success.”