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Kim Stevens


Kim Stevens is the director of the TRiO Talent Search program. She has been working with Creighton University TRiO Programs since 2004. Kim earned her Master?s Degree in Education from the University of Nebraska and has taught students from kindergarten to adults in Omaha Public Schools and at Metropolitan Community College. In her free time, Kim loves to spend time with her husband, 3 kids, and 2 dogs. She enjoys traveling, gardening, the outdoors, and home improvement projects.

Fe James

Administrative Assistant

Fe's career has spanned 24 years working in the area of Administrative Assistant and Office Manager.  She worked 6 1/2 years for an Omaha based Non-Profit Economic Development Company as an Executive Administrative Assistant and Office Manager.  Fe has been with Creighton University over 18 years working with Trio Programs as an Administrative Assistant.  She takes great pride with being part of a team that provides experiences and opportunities disadvantaged students, ensuring that they have the best chance at a successful future.  The highlight of Fe's career thus far is personally knowing the students that complete the Talent Search Programs graduate from college and become influential adults in our society.  Fe received her education at Metro Tech Community College and Creighton University in Omaha. 

Dontae Allen


TRiO Coordinator - Middle School


Dontae Allen is the Middle School coordinator. He graduated from Bellevue University with a Bachelor?s in Physical Education and a minor in Coaching. He has been working with middle school and high school students since 2007. He has been working for the Trio Talent Search Program for 4 years.

Renee Schnitker

TRiO Coordinator - High School

Renee Schnitker is a Senior Coordinator for the Creighton University TRiO Talent Search program. Renee has been with the program since February of 2011 and is currently the coordinator for Omaha Benson, Omaha Bryan, Omaha Burke and Omaha South High school. She graduated from Briar Cliff University in 2004 with B.A in criminal justice. Renee is married and has one daughter. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and playing volleyball.

Adrian Vega

TRiO Coordinator - High School

Adrian Vega is a High School Coordinator of the TRIO Talent Search program. He received his B.A. in International Relations and a minor in Business Administration from Creighton University in 2014. Adrian has been with Creighton University TRiO Talent Search since October of 2015.