Antelope Intros: Emilee Oldham and Trent Bruns
Antelope Intros is a recurring GCU Today feature that introduces some of our new employees to the people around them in a way that is fun and informative. Employees are eligible to be featured in the month following their orientation.
Job title: University development counselor
Job location: Vancouver, Wash.
What attracted you to GCU? The amazing Christian morals and values that GCU is founded on. I also loved that all of the GCU employees I have met only have wonderful and positive things to say about working here.
What do you do for fun and where do you find that outlet? Does online shopping count? I am obsessed with QVC! (It’s somewhat of a problem.)
What are you passionate about? Living my life for Jesus and meeting new people. I love hearing people’s testimonies, life stories and getting to know where they come from.
What are your favorite places or events in the Valley that you like to visit? New Employee Training was my first time in Arizona, but I loved attending Chapel! My favorite thing in Vancouver is the view of Mount Hood — it’s so majestic.
Tell us something about yourself that most people don’t know: I was a member of a national and world champion Hip-Hop and Jazz dance team.
What are you most proud of? My family!
Job title: Student services counselor, online, College of Doctoral Studies
Job location: 27th Avenue
What attracted you to GCU? I’m an alumnus and also received my master’s degree from GCU. I believe in what they’re doing here and want to be a part of it.
What do you do for fun and where do you find that outlet? Skateboarding. I grew up in Orange County, Calif., in the ocean surfing and bodyboarding. Now skateboarding has become my new wave.
What are you passionate about? Helping others.
What are your favorite places or events in the Valley that you like to visit? Victoria Beach in Laguna Beach, Calif. It’s located in a beautiful cove with great waves.
Tell us something about yourself that most people don’t know: I was the student body vice president of GCU my senior year.
What are you most proud of? My college volleyball career and meeting my lovely wife at GCU.