Name: Emory Cothen
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies
Favorite Thing about DBU: On campus community
Favorite Scripture: “The horse is made ready for the day of battle, but victory rests with the Lord.” – Proverbs 21:31
Hobbies: Fishing, playing sports, anything outside
Student Concentration: All out-of-state Students
Phone: (214) 333-5593
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
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
Phone: (214) 333-5360
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
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
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
Phone: (214) 333-5424
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.
Phone: (214) 333-6954
Name: Garrison Price
Education: Bachelor of Science in Sports Management
Favorite Thing about DBU: It is so easy to find a solid community to get plugged into that will encourage you to grow in your faith.
Favorite Scripture: “We say with confidence, the Lord is my helper, I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?” -Hebrews 13:6
Hobbies: Fishing, family, anything sports related, and watermark small group, friends.
Student Concentration: Transfer students from Houston and East Texas Region and Tarrant County College Campuses
Phone: (214) 333-5664
Name: Micah Raies
Education: Pre-Medical Biology, Seeking an MBA in Medical Administration
Favorite Thing about DBU: The gospel centered community that both students and administration live by.
Favorite Scripture: “For though I am free from all, I have made myself a servant to all, that I might win more of them.” -1 Corinthians 9:19
Hobbies: Drumming, Weight Training, Reading, discipling, and intramural sports.
Student Concentration: Transfer Students in West Texas
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
Phone: (214) 333-5632
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.
Phone: (214) 333-5482