Posted September 15, 2016 by Brandt Johnson 

Wire Clips: September 2016

Wire Clips is a listing of those individuals in the profession who have changed positions or institutions, received special accolades, retired, or deceased. The list below is primarily created based on ACUI profile updates; please be sure to keep your ACUI profile updated with your most current information at myaccount.acui.org. If you have an addition to a future Wire Clips, please email it to assistant editor Brandt Johnson.

New Position

  • Victoria Angis is now associate dean of students at Castleton University (formerly assistant dean of campus life)
  • Robert Bergmann is now assistant dean of students at Cleveland State University (formerly student center manager)
  • Mike Bobeldyk is now director of Maucker Union at the University of Northern Iowa (formerly associate director of Maucker Union)
  • Kathleen Braunstein is now associate director for the Center for Statistics and Machine Learning at Princeton University (formerly budget analyst)
  • David Bryngil is now executive director of wellness and student life engagement facilities at Saint Peter’s University (formerly director of recreation)
  • Kim Clark is now associate vice president of student auxiliary services at California State University–San Marcos (formerly executive director of the University Corporation)
  • Eric Corbitt is now director of student union and campus recreation at Wright State University (formerly coordinator of the Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning)
  • Mackenzie Dawes is now director of student activities at the University of Redlands (formerly assistant director of student activities)
  • Laurie Hall is now assistant director of administrative planning for the Office of the Executive Vice President at Princeton University (formerly associate director of campus venue services)
  • Bart Kallgren is now assistant director of conferences and events at Northeastern Illinois University (formerly program coordinator)
  • Marquita Johnson is now assistant director of student engagement and leadership at North Carolina Central University (formerly assistant director of fiscal and union operation)
  • Rhonda Laylo is now executive assistant of campus auxiliary services at the University of Illinois–Chicago (formerly assistant campus programs director)
  • Heather Miller is now associate director of student involvement at the University of North Carolina–Charlotte (formerly program coordinator for student involvement)
  • Sharon Leatherman is now assistant director of building and event services at the University of Kansas (formerly event services manager)
  • Chris Misiano is now assistant vice president of campus recreation at Liberty University (formerly director of student activities and campus recreation)
  • Tammy Nobles is now director of the Women’s Resource Center at Lincoln University (formerly director of student activities)
  • Sara Noyes is now director of union operations at Plymouth State University (formerly assistant director of student activities)
  • Allison O’Connor is now associate vice president of student affairs at Curry College (formerly assistant dean of students)
  • Deserita Ohtomo is now finance and budget coordinator at California State University–Fullerton (formerly administrative secretary)
  • Molly Orr is now associate director of programming and arts at the University of North Texas (formerly University Program Council coordinator)
  • Natalie Pariano is now dean of cocurricular design at Denison University (formerly director of the Campus Leadership and Involvement Center)
  • Katheryn Paynter is now University Center events coordinator at Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi (formerly University Center operations coordinator)
  • Jeff Pelletier is now director of Ohio Union operations and events at Ohio State University (formerly associate director of Ohio Union events)
  • Dennis Proulx is now dean of students at Castleton University (formerly associate dean of Strauch Family Student Center programs)
  • Nicholas Rau is now executive director of the student center at the University of Miami (formerly associate director of the student center)
  • Jeff Rensel is now director of operations for the ASU Memorial Union at Arizona State University (formerly associate director of the ASU Memorial Union)
  • Bill Rockwell is now director of events and conference services at Shawnee State University (formerly director of housing and University Center operations)
  • Eric Simon is now executive director of business development at the University of Illinois–Chicago (formerly executive director of student centers)
  • Cody Sizemore is now operations specialist at the University of Maryland–Baltimore (formerly facilities coordinator)
  • Jeff Taylor is now director of the union at the University of Southern Mississippi (formerly associate director of facilities)
  • Gillian Thiebe is now associate director of business development and operations at Indiana University–Bloomington (formerly business manager)
  • Vince Thomas is now assistant environmental services manager at Augusta University (formerly reservation specialist)
  • Michelle Tolzien is now assistant director of business operations at the University of Montana (formerly accounting associate)
  • Ben Vogel is now facilities manager at the University of Minnesota–Twin Cities (formerly general maintenance supervisor)
  • Jeff Wade is now office administrator at Northeastern Illinois University (formerly office support specialist)

New Institution

  • Matthew Cramer is now campus guest coordinator at Marian University (formerly graduate supervisor at the University of Indiana–Bloomington)
  • Juliana Jalal is now student organizations coordinator for the Office of the Campus Center and Student Experiences at Indiana University-Purdue University–Indianapolis (formerly graduate assistant for student organizations at East Carolina University)
  • Sophie Meyer is now assistant director of student clubs and organizations at Berklee College of Music (formerly event coordinator at the University of Vermont)
  • Jamie Riley is now associate dean of diversity and inclusion at Johns Hopkins University (formerly assistant dean of students and director of the ASUC Student Union LEAD Center at the University of California–Berkeley)
  • Matt Peterson is now director of student success at Front Range Community College (formerly director of student life at Naropa University)
  • Shea Scott is now assistant director of events and conferences at Wesleyan University (formerly graduate intern for student center operations at Central Connecticut State University)
  • Amy White is now director of the Michigan Union and associate director of university unions at the University of Michigan (formerly director of the Norris University Center at Northwestern University)
  • Allen Womble is now associate director of the Center for Student Engagement at the University of Illinois–Chicago (formerly student engagement coordinator at the University of Arizona)

Retired

  • Daniel Westbrook, formerly executive director of the student center at the University of Miami

Deaths

  • Scott Hagebak, retired, former director of operations at Minnesota State University–Mankato, passed away Aug. 9.
  • Chris Schwelle, retired, former director of the Bone Student Center at Illinois State University, passed away Aug. 18.

ACUI Staff

  • Nicole Irvin, accounting assistant, has accepted a new position with a local business. Her last day in the Central Office will be Sept. 29.
  • Will Kanyi joined the Central Office in August as educational credentialing designer, responsible for researching and advising on digital badging and instructional systems platforms for a potential credentialing program.
  • Also in August, Reid Ralston was promoted from programs student assistant to special projects assistant to support various initiatives across the Association.

 

Brandt Johnson

Brandt Johnson is the Assistant Editor at ACUI.

Brandt manages The Commons, coproduces Association newsletters, and assists in editorial duties for ACUI's website, The Bulletin, program materials, and other print and digital content.

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