With a lot of transition in the Office of Student Life and Conduct, we wanted to introduce the new employees you will see around campus. Please take time to stop and introduce yourself!
Ashleigh Begres has been working in the Office of Student Life since January 2015. She serves as graduate assistant for campus programming and is the advisor for Campus Activities Board. Ashleigh completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan and is currently completing her Master’s degree in Higher Education Student Affairs at GVSU. During her free time, she enjoys hiking and playing sports.
Bruné Garcia will serve as the new Service and Technology Coordinator, with responsibility for the RaiderCard system and front desk service management/oversight. Brune has been working at GRCC since September 2004 as student employee, contingency for a year in 2008 and full time since 2009. During his free time he enjoys spending time with him family and friends. Bruné was born in the Dominican Republic and has lived in Grand Rapids for the majority of his adult life. He attended GRCC and earned his Associates in Arts. After he attended Ferris State University and graduated with his Bachelors in Business Administration, Cum Laude.
Dr. Ginger Randall is going to be working part-time to help manage student conduct concerns. Ginger worked in Student Services at Grand Valley State University for 27 years. Initially, she worked in an office providing services to international students, minority students and students with disabilities as well as coordinating the student discipline system. Later, as Associate Dean of Students, she focused on discipline and coordinated recruitment and training for graduate assistants in a Master’s of Education program. Since retiring in 2013, she has enjoyed her volunteer work with the Women’s Resource Center, AARP/IRS income tax program for seniors and with Senior Leadership Grand Rapids.
Kaylee Wolff is a new graduate assistant for service initiatives. She will have oversight of the food pantry, in addition to supporting front desk operations, working on student education initiatives and the gown recycling program. She is in her first year in the Master’s of Education program in Higher Education with an emphasis in College Student Affairs Leadership at Grand Valley State University. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English with a minor in political science in 2015 from Grand Valley. Kaylee comes from the beautiful city of Muskegon on West Michigan’s lakeshore. She enjoys reading, being outdoors and spending time with friends and family.
In addition to the new staff, several office functions have shifted based on staff transitions. Some examples include:
- Molly Maczka is the new contact for Stall Street Journal, the daily management of club/organizations, and is providing support to do conduct background checks and appointment scheduling.
- Evan Macklin is advising Student Alliance and has oversight of OrgSync.
Until a new Director is hired, some of the work of our office is being managed in other areas, such as:
- John Cowles is chairing the student Behavioral Intervention Team
- Tina Hoxie/Cathy Noviskey have oversight of the Student Feedback Management Team
If you have questions about something not outlined above, please feel free to call us at x4160 and we’ll connect you to the correct person.