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Campus Center (2nd Floor)
601 West Walnut Street
Danville, KY 40422
Monday through Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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Student Life Staff
The Student Life Office is here to help you with any and all of your questions and concerns about life on campus.
Mark, a 2013 graduate of Centre College, joined the Student Life Office as the Community Service Coordinator for the Bonner Program. Mark serves as a liaison between community service partners, the national Bonner Foundation, and Bonner students at Centre. He assists the Bonner director to plan and facilitate yearly events including new Bonner orientation, Bonner retreat, and an end-of-year service trip. At Centre, Mark studied Anthropology and Sociology. He was an executive member and President of Diversity Student Union, the Centre Track and Field team, and a Posse scholar from Boston. Mark is originally from Ghana.
Anita, a Danville native, joined the Student Life staff in 2001. She comes to Centre from a local manufacturing facility where she was a Human Resources Assistant for 16 years. One of her major responsibilities in the Student Life Office is the publication of the student handbook which is given to each student. She also publishes the yearly Centre College Directory.
Kendrick joined the Student Life staff in August of 2011. He oversees the Student Activities Council, Student Government Association, and numerous registered student clubs and organizations. Kendrick also supervises the Campus Center student staff along with coordinating the Campus Center facility. Kendrick earned his bachelor’s degree in Communications from Bellarmine University in Louisville and his master’s degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs from the University of South Carolina. Kendrick is originally from Liberty, Ky.
Elizabeth, a 2013 graduate of Centre College, joined the Student Life Office in July 2013. As a Student Life Coordinator, Elizabeth manages the Campus Center reservation system, co-advises the Student Government Association, oversees the Greek House Managers, and assists in planning CC After Dark and other Campus Activities programming. While at Centre, Elizabeth studied history, was Education chair of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, worked in the Drama department’s costume shop, and was Copy Chief of the Cento. She studied abroad in Strasbourg and Hawaii. Elizabeth’s hometown is Louisville, Ky.
Jane, a 2012 graduate of Centre College, was hired as Area Coordinator and Shuttle Coordinator in August 2012. Jane assists the Assistant and Director of Residence Life in training, community development, RA supervision, crisis management, and providing support and direction to the Residence Life staff. Jane also coordinates the campus shuttle program, and is the Residence Director of Breckinridge Hall. While at Centre, Jane studied mathematics and spanish. She was a member of the Residence Life staff for three years, the Centre Women’s basketball team, and a member of the Student Judiciary. Jane is originally from Springfield, KY.
Randy was promoted to the position of Vice President and Dean of Student Life in 2000 after serving since 1993 as Director of Residence Life and Counseling and Associate Dean of Student Life. As Vice President and Dean of Student Life, Randy continues to have an “open door” policy, which invites all students to call upon him for advice or direction here at Centre College. His philosophy for the Student Life Office is that each student deserves to have the best “outside the classroom” experience along with the best education while at Centre College. Randy earned a bachelor’s degree from Berea College and a master’s in Higher Education Administration from the University of Kentucky.
Matthew Klooster joined the Student Life Office in July of 2013 after serving full-time for three years as Assistant Professor of Biology at Centre. He is the director of the Bonner Scholars Program, where he mentors 60 student leaders engaged in active community service in the surrounding community. Matt also functions as advisor for all student-run community service initiatives on campus, and he continues his work as a faculty member at Centre, teaching one course per academic year.
Before coming to Centre, Klooster was a post-doctoral researcher at Harvard University. His research interests are plant population and community ecology, evolutionary-ecology, symbioses, phylogeography, population genetics, genomics, and conservation of rare and endangered species. Klooster graduated cum laude from Xavier University with a B.S. in biological sciences and earned a Ph.D. in biological sciences from the University of Cincinnati.
Since arriving at Centre, Klooster received a National Science Foundation grant in collaboration with Dr. Steven Miller (University of Wyoming) to study highly specialized plant-fungal symbioses. The grant has facilitated research opportunities for Centre students and provided funding for a research/teaching post-doctoral fellow.
File last updated: 8/20/13
Sara, a 2012 graduate of Centre College, joined the Student Life staff in August of 2012. Her duties include assisting with new student orientation, co-advising the Student Activities Council, coordinating Student Life leadership workshops, and assisting with fraternity and sorority recruitment. As a Centre student, Sara studied history, served as the Student Activities Council President,and SGA Vice President of Programming. She was a member of the RA Staff, Vice President of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, and recipient of the Student Life Leadership award. Sara is originally from Goodlettsville, Tenn.
Jacob re-joined the Student Life staff in July of 2012 having previously been in the position of Area Coordinator in 2009-2010. Originally from Louisville, Ky., Jacob graduated from Centre in 2009 and completed his master’s degree in College Student Personnel at Bowling Green State University where he served as a Graduate Hall Director. Jacob assists the Director of Residence Life in the recruitment, training, and supervision of the RA staff and in the development of the programming initiatives that occur in the residence halls.
Staff Congress Representative
2013 — 2016
Alycia joined the Student Life Staff in August of 2013. She advises Centre’s ten fraternities and sororities and coordinates New Student Orientation. She is also responsible for coordinating educational and leadership programming for the Greek community and advising the executive boards of the Interfraternity Concil, Panhellenic Council, and Order of Omega. Alycia earned her bachelors degree in Psychology from DePauw University and her master’s degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs from the Ohio State University. She is originally from Lexington, KY.
A 30-year veteran of the Student Life staff, Ann, a Danville native, has worked in student activities, housing, and volunteer service during her tenure at Centre. She has a bachelors degree from the University of Kentucky and a master’s degree in counseling from Eastern Kentucky University. Ann coordinates all the housing of students on campus in the residence halls and special housing.
Staff Congress Representative
2011 — 2014