Meet Our Team


Assistant director Laura Welch standing with Butch T. Cougar cutout with a message welcoming students to the Transfer Center.

Transfer Center Assistant Director

Laura graduated from Drury University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Criminology and received a Masters of Science in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Missouri State University in 2013. She has spent most of her career working in Residence Life at various universities and is passionate about advising students and providing them with resources to succeed. During her time working in Residence Life, she was able to work closely with transfer students through the development of Transfer Student Living-Learning Communities, and she is excited to assist transfer students in other ways at WSU.


Transfer coordinator Ellie Davis.

Transfer Center Coordinator

Ellie is from Cheney, WA, and graduated from Eastern Washington University with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Developmental Psychology in 2020. In 2023, she completed her Master of Science in Wellness and Movement Sciences: Sport and Recreation Administration. Ellie is passionate about student wellness and academic preparedness and is looking forward to assisting transfer students throughout their experience at Washington State University. In her free time, Ellie enjoys lifting weights, reading and road tripping with her siblings.


Program coordinator Viky Ramos.

Transfer Center Program Coordinator

Viktoria is from Caldwell, ID and came to Moscow to attend the University of Idaho. She graduated from U of I in 2021 with a Bachelors of Science in Communications and two minors in Spanish and Marketing. She enjoys playing soccer, going to the gym, and listening to crime podcasts. A fun fact about her is that she has a 1-year-old Pitbull named Onyx.