Resident Advisors

Resident Advisor (RA) application and selection for our 2021-2022 staff is complete. We offer congratulations to all or our incoming team members for next year, and thank all students who applied for the role. If you have any questions about your candidacy or the position, please contact us at

We currently employ 47 student staff members as Resident Advisors (RA) who assist and enhance our goal to build community within our residence halls. The RA’s on campus are present to serve the first year, transfer, and second year residential students living on campus for Spring 2021, and are following all health and safety guidelines provided by the University. These staff members dedicate countless hours to training, programming, and community building to help us strengthen the undergraduate experience.

Meet our Staff

Resident Advisor Compensation

In the Fall of 2019 Residential Life implemented a new RA Compensation Plan, which you can read about PDF Document: here.

Resident 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”


  • Keone Aliphios
  • Emilio Miret


  • Leena El-Mufti
  • Joice Im


  • JoJo Castellanos
  • Megha Talur


  • 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.


Cecilia Vorfeld & Lucy Webb


Eric Huang


Haroon Ghori


Ryan Carroll


Sidnei McCrea & Ariana Cruz


Rachel Wolinski


Fatimah Alkhunaizi


Marina Palma Lima & Scarlett Hao


Karen Chan


Lara India & Carolyn Pearce


Naomi Ranz-Schleifer & Maria Dina DiGennaro


Lakshmi Muthu & Craig Rosenblum


Cyurry Choi


Shereen El Mallan & Darryn Jones


Rudy Martinez


Nisha Agrawal


Neena Marupudi & Anu Sheshadri


Kevin Alford


Dulles Wang, Isai Thirumavalavan, Emily Petersen, Eric Horvath, Greg Gazzillo, Erica Eisenhart & Sarah Davies


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.


Zakiya Carter, Ellen Wang, Lauren Bernard, Nancy Wang, Cora Mentor Roy, Shreya Narayan, Mariam Al-Jabi-Lopez, Ekaete Ekpo, Morgan Benson, Daniel Joyce, Maria Daskam, & Ananya Pappu


Morgan Benson, Allison Keller, Gabby Grifno, Emily Velandia, Emilio Miret, Justin Yan, Zach Pocchia, Cyndy Vasquez, Teya Bergamaschi, Evan Petrosky, Rohan Buddala, & Lucy Webb


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


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


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


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


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


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 annually 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 – “Our actions will inspire others.”

2020: Zach Pocchia
2019: Nana Bruce-Amanquah
Spring 2018: Amber Chen-Goodspeed
Fall 2017: George Hseeh

Integrity – “Above all we will be honest and open.”

2020: Hannah Garcia
2019: Rasha Bara
Spring 2018: Lucy Webb
Fall 2017: Jim Huang

Respect – “All members of our community are treated fairly.”

2020: Maryam Ibrahim
2019: Eillen Martinez
Spring 2018: Jonathan Mo
Fall 2017: Indu Radhakrishnan

Inclusivity – “We celebrate and empower our unique differences.”

2020: Cyndy Vasquez
2019: Zakiya Carter
Spring 2018: Trisha Ahmed Hoque
Fall 2017: JoJo Castellanos

Community – “We encourage everyone’s contribution for collective growth.”

2020: Katie Newbold
2019: Nancy Wang
Spring 2018: Helen Collins and Luke Bonnani
Fall 2017: Bren Quesada