Team Neu & Oakes

Thursday, November 15th → CMU’s McGuirk Arena

Welcome to Katie Neu & Travell Oakes’ fundraising page! Dance United is a University-driven dance event that sparks a friendly fundraising competition among CMU students, faculty, staff and members of the community as part of the University's annual United Way Fund Drive. Click the link below to donate! If you prefer to donate by check, please note "Team Neu & Oakes" in the memo line. Mail your check (payable to "United Way") to 524 East Mosher Street, Suite 400, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858.

General Admission: Free (suggested donation of $5 or more at the door).

VIP Hour: $55/seat, $440/table (early entry, hors d'oeuvres, reserved seat). Call Tiffany Iacco at (989) 774-7418 to reserve your seat today.

Katie Neu

Katie Neu is the new Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement in Alumni Relations. She attended CMU and graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor of Applied Arts and is completing her Masters of Arts in Higher Education Administration. She is highly involved on campus through the Leadership Institute, Enrollment and Student Services Graduate Assistant Community, Special Olympics Michigan, and Leadership Safari. She can be seen doing “The Wobble” or touching her nose with her tongue. She is also a two-time fantasy football champ and studied abroad in Ireland. Katie is from Livonia, Michigan, where she grew up with four siblings. 

Travell Oakes

Travell Oakes — Better known to most as T.O. — is a Graduate Assistant Student studying Higher Education Administration and Student Affairs here at CMU. T.O. is from Muskegon, MI and completed his Undergrad at Albion College where he played basketball. He is involved on campus with the Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute and Athletics, all while making time for basketball, basketball, more basketball, and family and friends. In the near future, he hopes to begin his career as an academic advisor for student athletes. He learned all his moves from Just Dance and claims to mirror Neyo’s voice when he sings in the shower. 

Coach: Gabe Carlini & Paige Bentley

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