Student Involvement Staff
Jon Duraj - Associate Dean of Students for Student Success & Retention; email@example.com
Jon, an alum of Wittenberg University, received his B.A. in business/International business concentration, he also received his M.S. in higher education administration from the University of Dayton and is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in higher education administration from Ohio University. Jon enjoys spending time with his family, friends, traveling, and listening to music.
Carol Nickoson - Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life and New Student Days; firstname.lastname@example.org
Carol is responsible for oversight of Wittenberg’s fraternity and sorority community and coordination of the New Student Days orientation program and Family Weekend. Carol earned her B.A. in liberal studies: political science and education from the University of California, Riverside (UCR), and M.A. in higher education administration from the University of Redlands. She facilitates interactive workshops for CAMPUSPEAK, Inc. and has served as a leadership program facilitator for several fraternal organizations. Carol volunteers with the Association of Fraternal Leadership & Values (AFLV) as the Editor for Connections magazine and the Director of Scripts and Staging for two student leadership conferences, and is a volunteer for her sorority serving as Sorority Director of Panhellenic Development.
Elizabeth Ames - Director of Student Activities; email@example.com
In her role, Elizabeth provides administrative oversight and support services to all student organizations and club sports at Wittenberg. She is also the advisor for Union Board, Wittenberg's primary programming organization, and WUSO 89.1FM, the student-run campus radio station. Additionally she manages the operation of and programming for the Benham-Pence Student Center and supervises student staff throughout the facility. Elizabeth earned her B.S. in Journalism and Magazine Editing from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio and her M.A. in Student Affairs Administration for Higher Education from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. She enjoys membership with a number of professional organizations, including the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA); Association for Colleges and Unions International (ACUI); and Ohio College Personnel Association (OCPA). In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, trying new recipes, gardening and roadtripping.
Michelle Gafford - Leadership Initiatives Coordinator; firstname.lastname@example.org
In addition to serving as the Area Coordinator for New Hall, Woodlawn Hall and Polis House, Michelle is responsible for the coordination of leadership initiatives at Wittenberg, including facilitation of the Emerging Leaders Program and Leadership Fellows. Michelle earned her B.S. in Leadership from Indiana Wesleyan University and her M.Ed. in College Student Development and Counseling from Azusa Pacific University. She spends her free time discovering new music, traveling, reading and throwing spontaneous dinner parties.
JoAnn Berry - Service Center Manager; email@example.com
Student Coordinators '13-'14
Max Sullivan '14: Leadership Coordinator
Molly Gustafson '14: Social Media/Marketing Coordinator
Maddy Straughn '16: Student Organizations Coordinator
Tori Overholt '14: Club Sports Coordinator
Jordyn Baker '14: Greek Life Coordinator