2017 Student Speaker | Bianca Kesselring

Bianca Kesselring, a native of Cedar Rapids, is graduating with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management and Management.

While at Mount Mercy, Bianca was especially active on campus. She held work-study positions in Busse Library and in the Office of Admissions, was a Student Ambassador and Orientation Leader, and took on the role of Orientation Intern her senior year. Bianca was also President of Students in Human Resource Management, active in the Honors Program, wrote for the Mount Mercy Times, and sang in the University Choir. Off campus, she was a lunch room volunteer at St. Jude Elementary School, worked as a hostess and server at Cottage Grove Place for nearly six years, and could be found waitressing at Vito’s on Saturday nights.

Bianca is grateful to her professors and family for their continuous support, dedication, and compassion. She is also thankful for the Sisters of Mercy, whom she credits with words of wisdom and examples of how to live a life rooted in faith.

Recently, Bianca was welcomed to the MMU staff as Campus Visit Coordinator. A critical role in the Office of Admissions, Bianca is the first point of contact for many campus guests. She is responsible for providing hospitality and ensuring an exceptional experience for prospective students and their families during campus visits.