First-Year Counselors

 

Name: Natasha Curtis

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics; Spanish Minor

Favorite Thing about DBU: The community and the people!

Favorite Scripture: "For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain." -Philippians 1:21

Hobbies: Traveling, any outdoor activity (sports, hiking, etc.), crafting, and spending time with friends and family

Student Concentration: Mesquite, Duncanville, Red Oak, Austin, Waco, Tyler, and various parts of west Texas

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Phone: (214) 333-5695

 

Name: Dean Dahlsten

Education: Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (Exercise Science) and a Minor in Business

Favorite Thing about DBU: The community and how faculty/staff care about the students!

Favorite Scripture: “Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.” James 1:2-4

Hobbies: Being outside, sports, listening to music, hanging out with friends, and traveling.

Student Concentration: Arlington, Fort Worth, Tarrant County

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Phone: (214) 333-5360

 

Name: EJ Fernandez

Education: Music Business/Worship Leadership

Favorite Thing about DBU: The professors! The professors invest so much into students.

Favorite Scripture: Romans 12:1

Hobbies: Fishing, anything outdoors, eating

Student Concentration: North Dallas

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Phone: (214) 333-7242

 

Name: Nicole Mason 

Education: Bachelor of Science in Psychology, a Minor in Sociology, and pursuing a Master of Arts in Professional Counseling 

Favorite Thing about DBU: Coming from out of state, I have loved the home/atmosphere on campus. I was adopted into the DBU family, and I have felt loved and cared for when I don't have access to home. 

Favorite Scripture: I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”- John 16:33

Hobbies: Exploring, camping, fishing, soccer, going to baseball games, and spending time with friends and family.

Student Concentration: All out-of-state, West Texas, and parts of Dallas

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Phone: 214-333-5593

 

Name: Philip Page

Education: Bachelor of Science in Business Marketing; Math Minor

Favorite thing about DBU: The community! It feels like a big family.

Favorite Scripture: “The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD, And He delights in his way. Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down; For the LORD upholds him with His hand.” Psalm 37:23-24

Hobbies: Hunting, fishing, sports, and hanging out with friends

Student Concentration: Houston, San Antonio, and Dallas

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Phone: (214) 333-5635

 

Name: Sarah Ueckert

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Communication Theory

Favorite Thing about DBU: The community of people who truly care about one another!

Favorite Scripture: “You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.” Isaiah 26:3

Hobbies: Hiking, Camping, Running, Watching Movies, Traveling, Exploring New Places

Student Concentration: West Coast, Denton, Keller, East Texas, Abilene, and the Panhandle

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Phone: (214) 333-5491

 

Name: Carter Willis (Director of First-Year Student Recruitment)

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Communication

Favorite thing about DBU: The people!

Favorite Scriptures: “Behold, I am of small account; what shall I answer you? I lay my hand on my mouth.” -Job 40:4

Hobbies: Playing outside, watching movies, and sports

Student Concentration: North Texas and Northeast Texas

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Phone: (214) 333-5424

 

Transfer Counselors

Name: Stephen Boyd

Education: B.A. in Public Relations and Political Science. Pursuing an MBA in International Business.

Favorite Thing about DBU: The Christ-centered education and the friends I have made over the last four years.

Favorite Scripture: “Let the redeemed of The Lord say so.” – Psalm 107:2

Hobbies: Being a Young Life leader is my favorite thing in the world! In my free time, I enjoy hiking, camping, or anything outdoors. I also love traveling, reading, and a good hammock nap.

Student Concentration: Transfer students from South and Central Texas and Dallas County Community College District.

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Phone: (214) 333-6954

  

Name: Andrew Oellerich

Education: Christian Studies (focus in leadership), pursuing an Master of Arts in International Studies 

Favorite Thing about DBU: The Christ center community that is centered on glorifying God together.

Favorite Scripture: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.” –Proverbs 3:5-6

Hobbies: Reading, enjoying time with friends and family, exploring new places, travel, discipling, and meeting people from other cultures.

Student Concentration: Transfer Students in West Texas, Weatherford, and Collin County Community College

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Phone: (214) 333-5696

 

Name: Richard Tomlinson

Education: Double major in Intercultural Studies/Communication Theory – Seeking an M.A. in International Studies

Favorite Thing about DBU: I love DBU’s focus on developing students, both academically and spiritually.

Favorite Scripture: “Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things." -Philippians 4:8

Hobbies: Camping, hiking, fishing, hunting, traveling, weight lifting, and reading.

Student Concentration: Out of State Transfer Students

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Phone: (214) 333-5632

 

Name: Cate Walker

Education: Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance – Minor in Spanish

Favorite Thing about DBU: Every aspect of DBU is founded on Christ and will challenge students to grow in their relationship with Him, whether that be in the classroom, the workplace, or any student organization.

Favorite Scripture: “Whom have I in heaven but you? And earth has nothing I desire besides you. My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.” -Psalm 73:25-26

Hobbies: Traveling, reading, singing, playing volleyball, and spending time with friends and family.

Student Concentration: Transfer students from Houston and East Texas Region and Tarrant County College Campuses

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Phone: (214) 333-5664

 

Name: Trevor Head (Director of Recruitment)

Education: Master of Education: Kinesiology, Bachelor of Science: Kinesiology Exercise Science

Favorite Thing about DBU: DBU‘s mission to prepare students for God‘s calling on their lives by pointing them to the truth of the Gospel and modeling servant leadership before them.

Favorite Scripture: “Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men.” -Colossians 3:23

Hobbies: Spending time with my family, sports, and outdoor activities.

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Phone: (214) 333-5482