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Bridgeway Commons: Alisha Slowey
Hello Pioneers! My name is Alisha Slowey and I am the Bridgeway Commons Resident Director for the 2015-16 school year. This will be my seventh year as an RD and I look forward to a great year helping add Bridgeway Commons to our campus community.
I am originally from Milton, WI but truly feel like Platteville is my home. I am a two time UW-Platteville graduate, with a bachelors degree in Communication Technologies with an emphasis in Public Relations and Health Education, and a masters degree in Counseling Psychology. As a student, I gained valuable leadership experience working in a variety of capacities on campus. I am so appreciative of the experiences I was afforded here as a student and I hope to encourage other students to take advantage of all that UW-Platteville has to offer.
In my free time I enjoy staying active on campus by attending campus events and activities and being outdoors; visiting state parks, kayaking, biking, hiking, snowshoeing- any excuse to get out and enjoy the great outdoors! I am looking forward to another great year and the opportunity to meet more fantastic students so please stop by!
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me by calling 608.342.7304 or by emailing me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brockert Hall: Savion Kirk
Salutations everyone! Savion Kirk here, Resident Director of Brockert Hall. I hail from Freeport, IL where we are the home of the Pretzels!
I received my undergraduate degree from this fine institution where I served as a Resident Hall Association (RHA) representative and was very involved with Hall Council. I enjoyed the campus residence life so much I served as a Resident Assistant for three years. After graduation I taught for a bit in Freeport, but I missed my home of UW-Platteville! I am ecstatic to have returned and serve in this new role of Resident Director. I have a passion in helping students make an adventure out of their college career and become lifelong leaders.
Dobson Hall: Rebecca Groves
Hello, my name is Rebecca Groves. Most people call me Becca. I will be the Resident Director in Dobson Hall this year. Previously, I have been the Resident Director in Hugunin Hall for two years. I have the best job and work with some of the best students and staff!
Before coming to UW-Platteville, I received my bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater (UWW) in Psychology and Women’s Studies. I deeply enjoy working with college students and found this passion as an undergraduate RA at UWW. This is what prompted my master’s degree from Western Illinois University in College Student Personnel. I am very passionate about working with people with disabilities, military personnel, gender issues and other groups. This year I am also very excited to work with the three Living and Learning Communities (LLC) on campus: Women in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (WISTEM), as well as the first year of the Global Lens LLC.
I am very happy to call Wisconsin and Platteville home. I am originally from Lodi, WI, which is about 25 minutes north of Madison. Platteville is a great community both on and off campus and I recommend checking out all it has to offer!
Hugunin Hall: Lawrence anthony Parrott
Hello! My name is Lawrence Anthony Parrott, I hail from Chicago,IL. I recieved my Bachelor's Degree in General Studies with a concentration in Human Service and Psychology from Baker College. I served for two years as a RA while attending Baker College. This is my third year at UW-Platteville, I will be serving as the RD for Hugunin Hall.
In free time I enjoy watching movies or binge watching televison shows on Netflix. I absolutle love Chicago sports! I try and watch every Chicago Bulls game that I can.
McGregor Hall: Ian Dreger
Hello! My name is Ian Dreger and I am the McGregor Hall Resident Director. Go Pioneers!
I am originally from Tomahawk, WI and received my Bachelor's Degree from UW-Stevens Point in 2008. After college I went on to Northeastern University in Boston, MA and earned my Master's Degree in 2010. For the past three years, I have been an Area Coordinator at The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY. I am excited to be back in Wisconsin after a 5 year hiatus and am looking forward to getting to know, and working with, all of you. During my time at UWSP, I served as a Community Advisor for 2 years and a Conference Host for one summer. While in grad school, I served as a Graduate Assistant for Living Learning Communities for one year, a Graduate Assistant for Student Conduct for one year, and did my practicum experience in Undergraduate Admissions. While at The College of Saint Rose, I served as the Advisor for Spectrum, the college's Asian, Latino(a), African American and Native American (ALANA) student organization from 2011-2013.
In my free time, I enjoy attending campus events, watching TV, and paper crafting. Feel free to ask me about my current project I am working on, as I'm sure there will be at least two or three at any given time.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me by calling 608.342.3240 or by emailing me at email@example.com.
Melcher Hall: James Zarling
Hello, my name is James Zarling. Most people call me Jimmy. I will be the Resident Director in Melcher Hall this year. This is my first year at UW-Platteville and I am excited to work with a phenomenal group of colleagues, students, and staff members.
Before coming to UW-Platteville, I received my Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh (UWO) in Human Services Leadership. I deeply enjoy working with college students and found this passion as an undergraduate RA at UWO. This is what prompted my master’s degree from Grand Valley State University in College Student Affairs Leadership. I am very passionate about working with a wide variety of underrepresented student populations and working with college men on gender equity and advocacy. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family, playing board games, and trying out new recipes.
I am very happy to now call Platteville home. I am originally from Brillion, WI, which is about 20 minutes east of Appleton. Platteville is a great community both on and off campus. I look forward to being a part of memories that will last for a lifetime.
morrow Hall: Matt Drilling
Hello! My name is Matt Drilling and I am the Resident Director of Morrow Hall this year. I am originally from Madrid, Iowa. I graduated from Iowa State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Management Information Systems and a Master’s of Education in Student Affairs. I have had the opportunity to work with many student organizations including the Cyclone Disc Golf Club and Residence Hall Association. I am super excited to be a Pioneer!
Pickard Hall: Adam Iserman
Hi Pioneers! My name is Adam Iserman and I am the Resident Director of Pickard Hall for the 2015/2016 school year. An alumnus of UW-Platteville, I am very excited to be back on campus in my first year as a professional with the Department of Residence Life.
A native of southwest Wisconsin, I grew up in Hazel Green. For the past two year, I served as the Student Conduct Coordinator at the University of Central Arkansas where I also completed my Master’s in College Student Personnel Services and Administration. While in Arkansas, I also had the opportunity to teach a University Studies course designed to help new students be successful throughout their higher education experience.
When I have a little bit of free time, I enjoy being outside, getting in a round of golf, spending time with family and friends, and of course…cheering on the Green Bay Packers!
Porter Hall: Dan Foley
Hello Pioneers! I’m Dan Foley, the Resident Director for Pickard Hall! This is my first year at UW-Platteville, and I’m looking forward to it being a great one!
I am originally from Waukesha, Wisconsin, but I have spent the last several years out of state, and I am glad to be back closer to home. In 2012, I received my Bachelor’s Degree from Iowa State University in Community and Regional Planning, and this past May, I received my Master’s Degree from the University of Oklahoma in Adult and Higher Education, with an emphasis in Student Affairs. I have had the opportunity to be involved with many areas of campus life, including working as a Community Advisor at ISU, and working in the student union at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. I’ve also been heavily involved in Residence Hall Association.
In my free time, I love to watch TV shows on Netflix, and I love to travel. I also have a collection of old license plates from around the US! I also love having the chance to work with college students.
If you have any questions or concerns that I can help you with, please feel free to stop by my office on the First floor of Pickard, call me at 608.342.3230, or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
RounTree Commons: Kathryn Peck
I am Kathryn Peck, the Rountree Commons Resident Director for the 2015-16 school year. This upcoming school year will be my third year at UW-Platteville.
I am originally from Saginaw, Michigan and have spent 4 years living in Marquette, Michigan where I attended Northern Michigan University. I have a B.S. degree in Secondary Education- Mathematics with an Economics minor. During my studies at NMU I had the opportunity to work for the housing and residence life on campus in several different capacities. I worked as a Resident Assistant for two years, worked for campus security for a semester, and participated actively in Hall Council, and the Student Leadership Academy. While at Platteville I have been involved with RHA, the Ballroom Dance Club and other organizations on campus.
I look forward to getting to know you and I hope this school year goes well for you! If you have any questions feel free to contact me at email@example.com or call my office at 608.342.7282.
Southwest Hall: Bethany Keuter
Hello Pioneers! My name is Bethany Keuter and this is my fourth year at UW-Platteville. I spent three years as the Resident Director in McGregor Hall and transitioned to Southwest Hall two years ago.
I am originally from Platteville, but did my undergraduate work at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. I graduated with a Bachelor's of Science in Kinesiology. As a student at the U of M, I worked as a Community Advisor for three years. I was also very involved in Hall Council, Residence Hall Association (RHA), and National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH) through my years of living in the halls. It was the time I spent working in the residence halls that led me to pursuing a position in Residence Life. I look forward to meeting and getting to know all the residents of Southwest Hall this year!
WILGUS Hall: Melissa Stoner
Hi! I’m Melissa Stoner, the Resident Director for Wilgus Hall. This will be my second year at UW-Platteville.
I am from Maryland but I spent the my undergrad years in Washington D.C. I am excited to continue my adventure in the Midwest area. I have a Bachelor of Arts in Public Communication with a minor in Public Health from American University. At American I was highly involved in residence life, wellness education, and women’s advocacy.
In my free time, I love to cook and bake. I also love movies and my Netflix account. My favorite show is Doctor Who so Whovians definitely stop by my office!
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