Staff Professional Accomplishments

Matt Musgrave, Residence Hall Director, was elected to the Ohio College Personnel Association (OCPA) Member at-Large for 4-Year Public institutions role for the Association.  Musgrave was appointed to a one-year term appointment (2014-2015).  OCPA's website.

Rebecca Windover, Assistant Residence Hall Director, was elected to the Ohio College Personnel Association (OCPA) Member at-Large for Graduate Students for the Association.  Windover was appointed to a one-year term appointment (2014-2015).  OCPA's website.

Lindsay Marx, Assistant Director for Academic & Student Leadership Programs, was appointed to National Association of College and University Residence Halls (NACURH) Advisor Recognition (ART) Standards Committee.  Marx was appointed to one-year term appointment (2013-2014).  NACURH's website.

Charles Holmes-Hope, Assistant Director for Residence Education, was appointed to the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) IV East Regional Knowledge Community Coordinator role providing leadership and oversight for 28 Knowledge Community Regional Representatives within the profession of student affairs.   Holmes-Hope was appointed to a two-year term appointment (2013-2015) by NASPA IV East Regional Executive Committee.  NASPA's website.

J.D. Chancellor, Assistant Residence Hall Director, was elected President of Graduate Association of Student Personnel Practitioners (GRASPP) at Kent State University.  Chancellor was appointed to a one-year term appointment (2014-2015).  GRASPP's website

Jill Church, Director of Residence Services, participated in the Association of College and University Housing Officers-International's (ACUHO-I) Chief Housing Officers Institute held in Atlanta, GA.  ACUHO-I's website.

John Hummell, Residence Hall Director, participated in and successfully completed the Association of College and University Housing Officers-International's (ACUHO-I) online Occupancy Management Certificate program.  Hummell completed two online courses and a capstone experience that earned him a certificate in occupancy management.  ACUHO-I's website.

Rebecca Windover, Graduate Assistant, was selected to represent Kent State University as the 2013-2014 National Association of Student Personnel Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) Graduate Associate Program (GPA).  Graduate Associate provides leadership and outreach regarding campus events, publication and announcements as a way to increase awareness and involvement within NASPA.  NASPA's website.

Katie Sorokas, Residence Hall Director, was appointed to a one-year term appointment (2013-2014) to Kent State University's University Diversity Action Council (UDAC), representing the Department of Residence Services.  UDAC is a system-wide council within the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) and is the University's highest council on diversity and inclusion at the institution providing leadership for University-wide diversity related matters and initiatives.  DEI's website.

Charles Holmes-Hope, Assistant Director for Residence Education,led an interviewing project for the Association of College and University Housing Officers-International (ACUHO-I) at the annual conference by interviewing housing professionals in the field.  The interviewing project was titled "Voices of the Profession" and several interviewing topics were covered throughout the conference: Supervision, Emergency Situations, Professional Competencies, Diversity and Inclusion, Professional Development and Training, and more.  This marks the second year that Holmes-Hope has hosted this video project.  ACUHO-I's website.

Lindsay Marx, Assistant Director for Academic & Student Leadership Programs, was awarded the National Association of College and University Residence Halls (NACURH) Advisor of the Month (OTM) award in April 2013.To learn more about Lindsay's award visit the NRHH's OTM posting. NACURH's website.

Rebecca Windover, Graduate Assistant,was appointed to a one-year term appointment (2013-2014) to the Director of Midwest Outreach for Go! Athletes.  Go Athletes provides outreach and is dedicated to educating athletes, coaches and administrators alike that fosters communities to embrace and practice equity and inclusion of sexual orientation or gender identity.  Goathletes' website.

Charles Holmes-Hope, Assistant Director for Residence Education, was appointed Chair-Elect  of the Multicultural Network for theAssociation of College and University Housing Officers-International (ACUHO-I).  Holmes-Hope was appointed to a three-year term appointment (2013-2016) by ACUHO-I Executive Board of Directors.  Holmes-Hope will officially assume the duties/responsibilities of Chair of the Multicultural Network at the 2014 ACUHO-I National annual conference in Washington, DC.  ACUHO-I's website.

Allison Smith, Senior Fiscal Manager, was appointed by the Association of College and University Housing-International (ACUHO-I) to serve on the Business Operations, Finance and Administration Committee's Best Practice Working Group serving as a Co-Coordinator.  The Committee works on best practices topical areas identified by the committee.   ACUHO-I's website.

Lindsay Marx, Assistant Director for Academic & Student Leadership Programs, was awarded a Cougar Pride Pin from the Central Atlantic Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls (CAACURH) Regional Board of Directors at the National Association of College and University Residence Halls (NACURH) national conference in May 2013.  CAACURH's website.

Matt Musgrave and Katie Sorokas, Residence Hall Directors, were appointed to the 2nd Annual Careers in Student Affairs (CISA) event at Kent State University organized and orchestrated by the Division of Enrollment Management & Student Affairs.  CISA is a national campaign designed to increase awareness of and raise appreciation for the profession of student affairs.  EMSA's website.

Charles Holmes-Hope, Assistant Director for Residence Education,was appointed as a member to the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) Think Tank on Public Policy.  NASPA Think Tank on Public Policy reviewed current public policy issues and recommended strategies for enhancing the visibility of current public policy issues for 28 Knowledge Communities. NASPA's website.

Charles Holmes-Hope, Assistant Director for Residence Education, was reappointed for a second two-year term appointment (2013-2015) to Kent State University's University Diversity Action Council (UDAC) representing the Division of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs. UDAC is a system-wide council within the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) and is the University's highest council on diversity and inclusion at the institution providing leadership for University-wide diversity related matters and initiatives. DEI's website.