Resident Advisors

Group picture of 2017-2018 residential life staff

2017-2018 Residential Life Staff

We currently employ over 70 student staff members as Resident Advisors who assist and enhance our goal to build community within our residence halls. These staff members dedicate countless hours to training, programming, and community building to help us strengthen the undergraduate experience.

Meet our Staff

Residential Advisor Awards

Corey J. Michalos Award

Awarded for leading Residential Life by example through respect, compassion, resilience, and authenticity.
“I can teach you to be a good RA, but I can’t teach you to be a good person”

2017-2018

  • Megha Talur
  • JoJo Castellanos

2016-2017

  • Matthew Brown
  • Sofi Espinosa

Dorothy F. Sheppard Award

Awarded to a RA for embodying the spirit of Residential Life by quietly leaving your mark and making a difference.

  • 2017-2018, Haroon Ghori
  • 2016-2017, Ryan Carroll
  • 2015-2016, Sidnei McCrea & Ariana Cruz
  • 2014-2015, Rachel Wolinski
  • 2013-2014, Fatimah Alkhunaizi
  • 2012-2013, Marina Palma Lima & Scarlett Hao
  • 2011-2012, Karen Chan
  • 2010-2011, Lara India & Carolyn Pearce
  • 2009-2010, Naomi Ranz-Schleifer & Maria Dina DiGennaro
  • 2008-2009, Lakshmi Muthu & Craig Rosenblum
  • 2007-2008, Cyurry Choi
  • 2006-2007, Shereen El Mallan & Darryn Jones
  • 2005-2006, Rudy Martinez
  • 2004-2005, Nisha Agrawal
  • 2003-2004, Neena Marupudi & Anu Sheshadri
  • 2002-2003, Kevin Alford
  • 2001-2002, Dulles Wang, Isai Thirumavalavan, Emily Petersen, Eric Horvath, Greg Gazzillo, Erica Eisenhart & Sarah Davies
  • 2000-2001, Jeffrey Fletcher, Asha Jayakrishnan, Sriyesh Krishnan, Marcus Leung-Shea & Marty Milton

Above & Beyond Award

Awarded to multiple RA’s on each staff at the end of each year for their dedication to the position and residents, while supporting the campus community.

2017-2018

Jonathan Mo, Vijay Ramasamy, Laetitia Zhang, Paige Stanley, Kelvin Alvarez, Maximillian Morris, Tangkwa Sakulsaengprapha, Jonah Rosas, Kush Mansuria, Jim Huang, Rasha Bara, & Abhi Kumar

2016-2017

Scott Zheng, Lucinda Chiu, Carolyn Duman, Kristen Wallach, Kimmy Wang, Haroon Ghori, Joanna Schneider, Tommy Koh, Hunter Risher, Matthew Brown, Paige Stanley, & Astha Berry

2015-2016

Michelle Farhat, Marysol Encarnacion, Hunter Risher, Vini Kumar, Nick Cheung, Clay Zou, Sofi Espinosa, Diamond Hale, Justin Lee, Kevin Chen, Asako Inagawa, & Tommy Koh

2014-2015

Brett Brodsky, Louis Kester, Bridget Nucum, Tessa Wiseman, Michelle Farhat, Courtney Whitelock, Gigi Cabello, Lauren Snyder, Ivar Ogden, Molly Merkel, & James Caracoglia

2013-2014

Fatimah Alkhunaizi, Rudy Fernandez, Linda Poon, Jorge Alvarado, Alisha Jamil, Sunny Suntharanund, Miliana Budimirovic, Ben Karabasz, Amanda Valledor, Zachary Ferguson, Josh Langfus, & Rachel Wolinsky

2012-2013

Marissa Babb, Samira Hassan, Michael Setteducato, Pujan Dave, Kayla Herne, Dominic Thomas, Kiara Doss, Koko Kumar, Amanda Valledor, Alexis Haralambous, Heather Merchut, & Timari Yow

Residential Life Values Award

Awarded to RA’s biannually for demonstrating one of the five Residential Life core values in their time on campus. The five Residential Life core values include Leadership, Integrity, Respect, Inclusivity, and Community.

Leadership

Fall 2017: George Hseeh
Spring 2018: Amber Chen-Goodspeed

Integrity

Fall 2017: Jim Huang
Spring 2018: Lucy Webb

Respect

Fall 2017: Indu Radhakrishnan
Spring 2018: Jonathan Mo

Inclusivity

Fall 2017: JoJo Castellanos
Spring 2018: Trisha Ahmed Hoque

Community

Fall 2017: Bren Quesada
Spring 2018: Helen Collins and Luke Bonnani