About Us

Kennesaw State University (KSU) began offering on-campus housing in August 2002.  Since then, the housing and residence life program has grown to service approximately 3,500 students in four residential communities. 

Mission

We provide a residential experience through collaborative efforts that assist in the holistic development of our students.

Commitments

Cultivate academic success by engaging students in scholastic achievement and integrating in and out of classroom learning.

Advance opportunities for the personal development of students by providing safe, secure, and well-maintained facilities, promoting healthy living, and focusing on overall well-being.

Provide inclusive communities by helping students understand themselves and others through social responsibility, while celebrating the value of human difference.

Vision

Housing & Residence Life seeks to become a premier program through the enrichment of our students’ living and learning experiences.

Staff

The Housing and Residence Life program at Kennesaw State University strives to provide students with a safe, healthy and attractive living environment that supports the educational mission of the University. The overall emphasis of the housing and residence life program is to promote life-long learning outside the classroom through social and educational programming, leadership development, and academic support.

Housing Operations

Carol Rice
Director of Finance

Bruce Henry
Director of Facilities

Keith Dollar
Accounts Receivable Specialist

Chris Calvin
IT Manager

Peg Flynn
Assignments Coordinator

Chudo Anunobi
Operations Manager
Austin Residence Complex

Gary Johnson
Operations Manager
University Village Suites

Larisa Solovjov
Assistant Operations Manager
University Village/KSU Place

Trevor Roddy
Assistant Operations Manager
Austin Residence Complex

Kendal Phillips
Assistant Operations Manager
University Village Suites

Residence Life

Jeff Cooper
Director of Residence Life

Natalie Reckard
Associate Director of Residence Life (Kennesaw Campus)

Jenny Brown
Associate Director of Residence Life (Marietta Campus)

Justin Koonz
Assistant Director of Administrative Services

Tasha Rogerson
Office Manager for Residence Life

Sheryl Carter
Business Manager for Residence Life

 

Area Coordinators (ACs)

Area Coordinators are full-time, master’s level professional staff members who live in the communities they supervise.  They implement the residence life program and supervise the residence directors in their assigned communities.

Kyle Brock

Kyle Brock
Area Coordinator for Residence Life
East Campus

Paul DeCock

Paul DeCock
Area Coordinator for Residence Life
Austin Residence Complex

Michael Hood

Michael Hood
Area Coordinator for Residence Life
West Campus

Paisley Martin

Paisley Martin
Area Coordinator for Residence Life
KSU Place and University Village Suites

Christina Ujj

Christina Ujj
Area Coordinator for Residence Life
University Village

 

Residence Directors (RDs)

Residence Directors are full-time employees of KSU.  Their role is to oversee community development and supervise the RAs within their respective communities.  RDs also serve as hearing officers. 

Jared Campanella
Residence Director for Residence Life
KSU Place

Krysta Cosper
Residence Director for Residence Life
Austin Residence Complex Phase I

Jessica Bowen
Residence Director for Residence Life
Hornet Village 200

Kyle Winsor
Residence Director for Residence Life
Courtyard Apartments

Vince Cardenas
Residence Director for Residence Life
Howell Hall

Tiffany Hunt
Residence Director for Residence Life
Austin Residence Complex Phase II

Cassi Bowen
Residence Director for Residence Life
University Village Suites 3000

Donta Ingram
Residence Director for Residence Life
University Village Suites 4000

Trang Nguyen
Residence Director for Residence Life
University Village 1000/5000

Jake Long
Residence Director for Residence Life
University Village 2000/6000

Resident Assistants (RAs)

The role of the RA is to be a resource and facilitator for the students living on campus at KSU.  RAs perform this role by getting to know the students in their area, learning their interests, and planning social and education programs that meet their needs.  RAs are responsible for performing administrative tasks and enforcing policies. 

Org Chart

Residence Life Organization Chart

The Department of Residence Life is a subunit of the Division of Student Affairs. You can find more information about the Division of Student Affairs here.