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Resident Assistants & Sophomore Advisors

Your Resident Assistants and Sophomore Advisors will give you study tips, organize cool events for your hall, and generally make life at Rose-Hulman more awesome.

Students supporting students

Our resident assistant staff is responsible for providing an enjoyable environment for students living in the residence halls. They provide hall education programs, promote floor activities and campus-wide events, enforce campus rules, act as a resource to all students, and most of all, provide FUN!

All the freshman RAs receive backup from our sophomore advisor staff—also known as our SAs. They live on the freshman floors (two per floor) and contribute their time to helping students with homework questions, planning and promoting floor activities, encouraging student participation in campus organizations, and helping the RAs to build a floor community. We are extremely proud of the closeness that is created on each floor throughout the year. Our system of RAs and SAs has proven very effective when balancing the responsibilities of residence hall staff.

In addition, five professional staff live in our residence halls:

Kyle Rhodes, Associate Director of Residence Life, lives in Apartments East. Eric Liobis, Assistant Director of Residence Life, lives in Scharpenberg Hall. And a team of Graduate Assistants also provides additional supervision.

Residence life staff for Apartments East and West

Residence life staff for Apartments East and West

FRONT ROW (L-R): Vibha Alangar is a junior Computer Science major from Strongsville, OH; Gabbi Markison is a junior Biomedical Engineering major from Marengo, IL; and Amanda Kruass is a senior Electrical Engineering major from Conway, SC.

SECOND ROW (L-R): Daniel Lauriolais a senior Engineering Physics and Optical Engineering double major from Ivrea, Italy; Michael Domke is a junior Electrical Engineering major from Findlay, OH; and Brooks Rodibaugh is a senior Chemistry and Biochemistry double major from Renssalaer, IN.

Residence life staff for Baur-Sames-Bogart Hall

Residence life staff for Baur-Sames-Bogart Hall

FRONT ROW (L-R): Taylor Secrest is a sophomore Chemical Engineering major from Greencastle, IN; Tina Gutman is a senior Chemical Engineering major from Menomonie, WI; Randy Anderson-Kenney is a sophomore Biomedical Engineering major from Hudson, OH; and Sidrah Din is a sophomore Biomedical Engineering major from Bloomington, IN.

SECOND ROW (L-R): Brandon Keltz is a junior physics major from Paris, IL; Joey Wilkins is a sophomore Biomedical Engineering major from New Palestine, IN; Brandon Wohlfarth is a sophomore Mechanical Engineering major from The Woodlands, TX; Seun Ladipo is a sophomore Mechanical Engineering major from Bristow, VA; and Ryan Vicencio is a junior Chemical Engineering major from Pleasanton, CA.

Residence life staff for Blumberg Hall

Residence life staff for Blumberg Hall

(L-R): Daniel Mikhail is a junior Computer Science major from Elgin, IL; Brennan Santaniello is a sophomore Chemical Engineering major from Kingston, NH; Sydney Black is a sophomore Mechanical Engineering major from Ballwin, MO; Chloe Wang is a sophomore Mathematics major from Chengdu, China; Hannah Conover is a senior Biomedical Engineering major from Minneapolis, MN; and Igor Gonzalez is a junior Biomedical Engineering major from Miami, FL.

Residence life staff for Deming Hall

Residence life staff for Deming Hall

FRONT ROW (L-R): Chaz Childs is a senior Biology major from Fairbanks, IN; Jason Marvin is a senior Chemical Engineering major from Oak Forest, IL; Chester Cai is a junior Computer Engineering major from Hangzhou, China; and Guy Yager is a junior Civil Engineering major from El Portal, CA.

SECOND ROW (L-R): Zach Swanson is a sophomore Mechanical Engineering major from Lake Zurich, IL; Cole Bechtold is a sophomore Biomedical Engineering major from South Whitley, IN; Ryan Bailey is a sophomore Software Engineering major from Hillsdale, MI; Aaron Prins is a sophomore Mechanical Engineering major from Rockford, MI; David Walbring is a sophomore Chemical Engineering major from New Castle, IN; Josh Palamuttam is a sophomore Computer Science major from San Jose, CA; Shijun, Yu is a sophomore Computer Science major from Shenyang, China; and Colin Berg is a sophomore Mechanical Engineering major from Stillwater, MN.

Residence life staff for Lakeside Hall

Residence life staff for Lakeside Hall

(L-R): Alex Bair is a senior Chemical Engineering major from Van Wert, OH; Arwen La Dine is a senior Mechanical Engineering major from Ramstein, Germany; Jane Sahabu is a junior Chemical Engineering major from Brier, WA; and Alessandro Adarve Cuellar is a junior Chemical Engineering major from Asheville, NC.

Residence life staff for Mees Hall

Residence life staff for Mees Hall

FRONT ROW (L-R): Matt Zigler is a sophomore Mechanical Engineering major from Terre Haute, IN; Maddy Wagner is a sophomore Biomedical Engineering major from Perrysburg, OH; and Jayme Brace is a senior Biomedical Engineering major from Barry, IL.

SECOND ROW (L-R): Kyle Braasch is a sophomore Mechanical Engineering major from Crystal Lake, IL; Jason Meyer is a junior Chemical Engineering major from Ossian, IN; and Kiana Caston is a sophomore Computer Science major from Chicago, IL

Residence life staff for Percopo

Residence life staff for Percopo

(L-R): Carley Tuska is a junior Mechanical Engineering major from Cudahy, WI; Allison Hunley is a senior Biomedical Engineering major from Ladoga, IN; and Jake Lindsey is a junior Mechanical Engineering major from French Lick, IN.

Residence life staff for Scharpenberg

Residence life staff for Scharpenberg

(L-R): Stephen Jones is a sophomore Mechanical Engineering major from La Habra Heights, CA; Barbara Arhin is a junior Biomedical Engineering major from Chicago, IL; Kelly McKenna is a junior Chemical Engineering major from Crestwood, KY; Maddie Muncie is a sophomore Biochemistry major from Cory, IN; Jake Working is a senior Mechanical Engineering major from Macy, IN; and Ben Lewer is a sophomore Mechanical Engineering major from Indianapolis, IN.

Residence life staff for Speed Hall

Residence life staff for Speed Hall

FRONT ROW (L-R): Kyle Washburn is a senior Physics major from Boonville, IN; Zach Foote is a sophomore Computer Science major from Lake Stevens, WA; Cole Supp is a sophomore Mechanical Engineering major from Miamisburg, OH; Phillip Tyler is a sophomore Mechanical Engineering major from Evansville, IN; and Isaiah Smith is a senior Software Engineering major from Shelbyville, IN.

SECOND ROW (L-R): Coleman Robertson is a sophomore Computer Science major from Terre Haute, IN; Josh Himes is a senior Electrical Engineering major from McCordsville, IN; Haulein McInerney is a sophomore Mathematics major from Terre Haute, IN; and Trevor Nong is a sophomore Biomedical Engineering major from Rockport, IN.

Graduate Assistants

The Office of Student Affairs employs three graduate assistants (GAs) throughout the year. In addition to their responsibilities within Student Affairs, each GAhas another area of focus regarding campus life.

Residence life graduate assistants

(L-R): Olivia Ottone is a 2016 Rose-Hulman graduate from Carlsbad, CA and is currently a Master’s candidate in the Engineering Management program. Olivia’s primary responsibilities include running the Night Host programand assisting Student Affairs with programming for international students at Rose. Hazen Hamather is a 2016 Rose-Hulman graduate from Indianapolis, IN and is a Master’s candidate in the Mechanical Engineering program. Hazen works with the Learning Center to provide academic support programs within both Percopo and Lakeside Halls. Hazen also assists with Greek Life, serving as an advisor to the Interfraternity Council and the Greek Presidents. Natalie Singer is a 2015 graduate of the University of Buffalo from Washington, MI and is currently a Master’s candidate at Indiana State in the Student Affairs and Higher Education program. Natalie works in the Student Activities Office where she coordinates campus-wide programming events and assists with Student Orientation.