Division of Student Affairs

University of Mississippi

Professional Development Committee

The Student Affairs Professional Development Committee will seek to provide professional development and enrichment opportunities for staff, administrators, and graduate assistants within the Division of Student Affairs. Professional development events, workshops and presentations will be planned to incorporate basic skill levels of the Professional Competency areas as endorsed by College Student Educators International (ACPA) and Student Affairs Professionals in Higher Education (NASPA).

2017-2018 Professional Development Committee Curriculum

Human Resources

Training and Development

Ole Miss Toastmasters Club

Professional Associations

The following staff members within the Division of Student Affairs are members of professional organizations:

Amanda Alpert, Assistant Director Campus Recreation – Intramural Sports: NIRSA
Kara Alspaugh, Community Coordinator, Student Housing:  MAHO, SEAHO, ACUHO-I

Alexa Arndt, Interim Director for Office of Leadership and Advocacy: ACPA, AFA
Toni Avant
, Director of Career Center: NASPANACE, NCDA, SoACE, MACE
Bradley Baker
, Director of the Ole Miss Student Union: ACUI, NACA, NASPA
Leslie Banahan
, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs: NASPA
Corey Blount, Access Services Coordinator/Interpreter: RID, MSRID, RMMLA, SLS, SECOL, NAD, MAD
Rachel Coleman
, Academic Advisor for Center for Student Success and First-Year Experience: NBCC
Erin Cromeans, Assistant Director for Health Promotion: ACHA, Society for Public Health Education
Laura Diven-Brown, Director of Financial AidMASFAA, SASFAA, NASFAA, COSUAA
Kyle Ellis, Director of the Center for Student Success and First-Year ExperienceNACADA, CSRDE, NASPA
Norris EJ Edney III, Program Coordinator, Luckyday Programs:  NASPA

Martin Fisher, Associate Director of Admissions, Orientation and Campus Visits: NODA, MACRAO

Michael Gary, Senior Financial Aid Advisor:  MASFAA

Jonathan Harrington, Associate Director of Career Center for Employee Services: SHRM, MSSHRM, SACE, MACE

Brandi Hephner LaBanc, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs: ACPA, NASPA, APLU
Travis Hitchcock, Assistant Director for Advising: NACADA, CSRDE
Jeannie Hopper, Associate Director of Student Housing for Residential Learning: SEAHO, MAHO, ACUHO-I, NASPA, SACSA

Brooke Hubbard, Coordinator of Fraternal Leadership and Learning:  ACPA, AFA

Dewey Knight, Associate Director of the Center for Student Success and First-Year Experience: NASPA, MASFAA
Cassie Luna
, Access Services Advisor: CPI, CEC, NASET, ABAI, AHEAD
Merrill Magruder, Assistant to the Vice Chancellor: AHEPP
Lionel Maten,
 Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs & Director of Housing: ACUHO-I, NACAS, SEAHO, MAHO, ASCA, NASAP
Cindy May
, Associate Director of Financial Aid:  NASFAA, MASFAA, SASFAA

Jennifer McClure, Assistant Director of Student Housing for Marketing:  ACUHO-I, SEAHO, MAHO

Danielle Meyer, Associate Director for Operations:  ACUHO-I, MAHO

Senora Miller Logan, Assistant Director for Luckyday Programs: ACPA, NASPA

Natasa Novicevic, Assistant Director of Financial Aid:  NASFAA, MASFAA, SASFAA
Patrick Perry, 
Director of Luckyday Programs: NASPA
Jennifer Phillips,
 Assistant Director for Retention: CSRDE, NASPA
Ray Hawkins, 
Director of University Police & Campus Safety
EJ Presley, 
Assistant Director of Career Center for Career Development: NACADA, NASPA, NBCC
Mariana Rangel, 
Academic Advisor/Instructor for the Center for Student Success and First-Year Experience: NBCC
Shannon Richardson, 
Assistant Director of Campus Recreation: NIRSA
Stacey Reycraft, 
Director of Student Disability Services: NASPA, ASPA, NAMI
Rebekah Reysen, 
Assistant Director of the Center for Student Success and First-Year Experience: NBCC, MCA
Clara Rock, Financial Aid Advisor:   NASFAA, MASFAA

Don Rogers, Assistant Director for Housing Facilities:  APPA, ACHUO-I, MAHO

Val Ross, Assistant Dean of Students: NASPA
Jason Shirkey, 
Associate Director of Campus Recreation: NIRSA
Nels Strickland, 
Associate Director for Housing Facilities: MAHO, APPA
Emily Styles
, Assistant Director for Housing Assignments:  MAHO, SEAHO, ACUHO-I, NASPA

Melinda Sutton Noss, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs & Dean of Students: NASPA, AFA, ASCA
Steve Taranto, Assistant Director of Financial Aid:  NASFAA, MASFAA, SASFAA

Peter Tulchinsky, Director of Campus Recreation: NIRSA
Dylan Wren, 
Program Coordinator for the Center for Student Success and First-Year Experience: MCA
Travis Yates, 
Director of University Health Services: ACHA, AOA, MOMA