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Charlene Stenson
Director, Enrollment Services
Phone 701-845-7105

I’m Charlene Stenson, director of Enrollment Services.

Working with students seems to be the area that continually directs me down life’s path. I began with teaching elementary education for 13 years and coaching girls basketball and boys and girls track and field. So recruiting students just seemed a natural fit 18 years ago when I started in the Enrollment Services Office as an admission counselor.

As a VCSU graduate myself, I’m proud to be promoting this university as it continually implements strong academic programs and produces outstanding graduates who succeed in such a competitive world. 

I encourage you to see for yourself why Valley City State University is a great place to receive your education. I would be happy to answer any questions you may have or set you up with a campus visit.

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Kaleen Peterson
Assistant Director, Enrollment Services
Phone 701-845-7115

Hi, I’m Kaleen Peterson, and I started as an admission counselor in 2011. I became Assistant Director in 2016.

I earned my undergraduate and law degrees from the University of North Dakota. Since I am originally from Valley City, moving back to the town where I want to raise my family was important to me.

I enjoy showcasing the personal atmosphere at VCSU as well as what the city of Valley City has to offer you. My favorite thing about my job is helping students and parents navigate the admissions process so they are comfortable and knowledgeable once they get to campus. I would love to visit with you about VCSU!

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Bridget Blunck
Office Manager/Transfer Specialist
Phone 701-845-7112

Hello, I’m Bridget Blunck. I am a 2005 graduate of VCSU and majored in biology, chemistry and health sciences.

I started working in the VCSU Toxicology Lab shortly after my graduation but made the change to working for Enrollment Services in 2009. In 2018, I became an Admission Counselor and work mainly with students who are wanting to transfer into VCSU.

I have enjoyed getting the chance to work with the incoming students, and I will do my best to make your transition as smooth as possible.

Office Information

Charlene Stenson

Assistant Director
Kaleen Peterson

Admission Counselor
Bridget Blunck

Administrative Assistant
Oscar Suniga
Office Location
McFarland 218

Office Hours
Academic Year
7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday


800-532-8641, ext. 7101

Mailing Address
Enrollment Services
Valley City State University
101 College Street SW
Valley City, ND 58072