Campus Life Staff

Alisa Mauk Lively
Director of Campus Life
lively_a@wvwc.edu
Degree(s): B.A. Psychology and M.A. in Counseling: Higher Education Administration
Graduation year(s): 1982 and 1984
Started at WVWC: 1987
Hometown: Buckhannon, WV
Clubs/Foundations/or Conferences: Ex Officio Member of the WVWC Board of Trustees as Chair of Staff Council, Member of NACA, Member of MACUHO, MEMBER of NASPA, President, Upshur County CVB, Member, Create Buckhannon; Member, Upshur County Special Olympics Committee
Why you like WVWC : I like working at a small school where you can see daily the differences you make in the life of each student. The faculty, staff and students at Wesleyan are the best! Our Wesleyan community truly makes me love to come to work every day. I know it is cliché, but Wesleyan truly is our 'home among the hills'.
What your position does for the students: As the Director of Campus Life, I work with housing, residence life, outdoor recreation, campus activities, conferencing, commuter students and judicial affairs. I work with all of these areas on a daily basis. I am afforded the opportunity to teach First Year Seminar and engage with Freshmen and serve as their advisor for the first semester.

Cindy Roby
Office of Campus Life Office Manager
roby_c@wvwc.edu
Started at WVWC: 2000
Hometown: Buckhannon, WV
Clubs/Foundations/or Conferences you are a part of: Secretary, Church of South Buckhannon Mission
Why you like WVWC: I interact with all the students and I feel like I'm a mom to all of them.
What your position does for the students: As Office Manager to the Office of Campus Life, I feel that I maintain good organization skills in every aspect of the housing department. I often find myself helping students develop and learn, while keeping peace in the office.


Rebecca Radcliff
Coordinator of Housing Operations
Radcliff_r@wvwc.edu
Degree(s): B.S. Behavior Science with a Concentration in Criminal Justice from Glenville State College.
Graduation year(s): 2007
Started at WVWC: July 2012
Hometown: Fort Seybert, WV  
Clubs/Foundations/or Conferences: Alumni of Alpha Theta Xi
Why you like WVWC : I love working at a small college because it gives you the opportunity to meet and interact with so many people. WVWC is such a friendly school!
What your position does for the students: As Coordinator of Housing Operations, I am a little behind the scenes, making sure you have somewhere to live on campus.


Roxanne Bright
Coordinator of Student Programs and Conferencees
bright_r@wvwc.edu
Degree: B.A. Political Science
Graduation year: 1993
Started at WVWC: 2011
Hometown: Hambleton, WV
Clubs/Foundations/or Conferences you are a part of: NACA (National Association of Campus Activities)
Why you like WVWC: I went to a small college, and love the close knit feel of the campus.  I love the idea of getting to know students and having them hang out in my office.
What your position does for the students: It’s my job to bring in activities for the students to do outside of class.  I love finding new and exciting things to bring to our students to do, and I’m always looking for the newest events to bring in.  My door is always open – if you have an idea, just let me know!


Nikita O'Connor
Residence Life Coordinator, Instructional Program Coordinator of the Wellness Center
oconnor_n@wvwc.edu
Degrees: Bachelor of Science, Business Management from Florida Gulf Coast University & Master of Science, Student Affairs from Florida State University
Graduation year: 2009 & 2012
Started at WVWC: January 2012
Hometown: West Deptford, NJ & Cape Coral, FL
Clubs/Foundations/or Conferences you are a part of: Member of National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), Member of National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA), Certified Instructor for Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA)
Why you like WVWC: I appreciate the atmosphere of the small campus because I am able to get to know students on a personal level. It is accessible to my favorite thing, nature! I enjoy being able to love my job and help others while working on such a beautiful campus.
What your position does for the students: As a Residence Life Coordinator I oversee the four residence halls on campus; Agnes Howard, Benedum, Holloway, and Jenkins. My position is to support my staff of resident directors and resident assistants, as well as help residents in need. At the Wellness Center my main focus is to promote wellness in students’ lives through programs and opportunities such as group exercise or other wellness oriented activities & seminars. I am also the Head Coach of WVWC Cheerleading.


Nicholas Garbark
Residence Life Coordinator
Garbark_N@wvwc.edu
Degrees: Bachelor of Arts, English from Wheeling Jesuit University
Graduation year: 2012
Started at WVWC: July 2012
Hometown: Wheeling, WV
Clubs/Foundations/or Conferences you are a part of: Member of Mid-Atlantic Association of College & University Housing Officers (MACUHO), Freshmen Council Advisor, Got Pride Advisor
Why you like WVWC: 
Aside from the fact that I live walking distance from the river to fish, I like the strong community that has been established here.  The open and welcoming lifestyle that everyone exhibits has made this a great place to live and work.  I’m a country boy so the rustic scenery is an added bonus to a school that truly offers something for everyone.
What your position does for the students: 
As a Residence Life Coordinator I help to groom Resident Directors and Resident Assistants to properly handle conflict and produce exciting new programs for their residents.  I am here to help teach students how to get the full college experience while also learning how to use logic.  I oversee McCuskey, Fleming, and New Hall as well as the Camden Apartments.


Ana K. Torres-Dominguez
Graduate Residence Director for New Hall
Graduate Assistant for Campus Life Information
Torresdominguez_ak@wvwc.edu
Degree(s):  MBA
Graduation year(s):  Undergrad- 2012 & Graduate- 2014
Started at WVWC: 2012
Hometown:  Juarez, Chihuahua, MX
Clubs/Foundations/or Conferences:  Advertising Federation, Lambda Pi Eta- National Communication Association, Miner Trotter, French Club, and Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society.
(Those were the ones I was at back Home)
Why you like WVWC :  I love that it is a small community where you can develop, the people are great, and I love my academic program.
What your position does for the students:  As a Graduate Resident Director I oversee New Hall along with four Resident Assistants. I am responsible to create a healthy, well-rounded and proactive community while reinforcing WVWC policies. I also have a Marketing and Social Media Graduate Assistant position where I am in charge of advertising, web management, graphics, marketing and social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.


Lance Heinen
Graduate Residence Director for Benedum Hall
Graduate Assistant for Outdoor Recreation
Heinen_le@wvwc.edu
Degree(s): B.A. in Recreation and Camp Management from Wayland Baptist University.  Working on a MBA at WVWC.
Graduation year(s): B.A. - 2012  MBA - 2014
Started at WVWC: August 2012
Hometown: Plainview, TX
Clubs/Foundations/or Conferences:  ACA (American Camping Association) and AORE (Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education).
Why you like WVWC : I love the small size of the campus. It is a very welcoming environment and the people here are great!    
What your position does for the students: It gives the chance to have FUN! There is so much to explore in the "Wild and Wonderful" state of West Virginia. We offer chances for people who are new to the state, as well as people who are from West Virginia, to explore everything that it has to offer. In addition to the Outdoor Recreation, my position also allows me to serve students in their new home in a Residence Hall. I work with them and their RA's to help ensure their experience here is as enjoyable as it can possible be.