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Student Profiles

At any given time, there are about 40 to 50 SAA students enrolled in the program. Each incoming class of new students comprises a cohort of students to provide a shared learning experience and community.

Each cohort completes the two core classes and professional development seminars together. The SAA student organization is the Student Affairs Graduate Association (SAGA), which puts on a variety of activities each year for students in the program.

 

2017 Cohort

Some quick facts about members of our 2017 cohort:

  • Students of the first year cohort come to Michigan State University from 12 different states.
  • The members of the first year cohort graduated from 18 different undergraduate institutions.
  • Students in the first year cohort are gaining experiences in a variety of departments and functional areas, working in areas including the Honors College, the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs and Services, Residence Education and Housing Services, Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence Prevention, Student Activities, Undergraduate Research and University-Community Relations.

To contact a member of the first year cohort, please click on their name to send them an email. They would be happy to answer any quesitons you have about their experience in our program!

Lauren Adams

Hometown: Chicago, IL
Undergraduate Institution: Loyola University Chicago
Work Setting: Assistant Community Director (Wonders Hall)

Morgan Bauman

Hometown: Memphis, MI
Undergraduate Institution: Alma College
Work Setting: Residence Education and Housing Services Leadership


Amanda Beardall

Hometown: Portland, OR
Undergraduate Institution: Bryn Mawr College
Work Setting: Assistant Community Director (Hubbard Hall)


Nicole Bravo

Hometown: Modesto, CA
Undergraduate Institution: Sonoma State University
Work Setting: Student Activities & Organizations


Joelle Brown

Hometown: Sheldon, IA
Undergraduate Institution: University of Iowa
Work Setting: One Book, One Community Program & Community Relations Coalition


John Denny

Hometown: Grand Blanc, MI
Undergraduate Institution: Michigan State University
Work Setting: Assistant Community Director (Holmes Hall)


Adriana Diaz

Hometown: Bradenton, FL
Undergraduate Institution: University of South Florida
Work Setting: Greek Life


Krystle Forbes

Hometown: Kalamazoo, MI
Undergraduate Institution: Michigan State University
Work Setting: Assistant Community Director (McDonel Hall)


Brady Foreman

Hometown: Gering, NE
Undergraduate Institution: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Work Setting: Assistant Community Director (Case Hall)


Candyce Hill

Hometown: Howell, MI
Undergraduate Institution: University of Michigan
Work Setting: Undergraduate Research

Jacob Jones

Hometown: Owensboro, KY
Undergraduate Institution: University of Louisville & California State University, Northridge
Work Setting: Assistant Community Director (Akers Hall)

 


Sam Kilgour

Hometown: North Bay, Ontario
Undergraduate Institution: Huron University College at Western University
Work Setting: University Activities Board

Jordan McWilliams

Hometown: Fredericksburg, VA
Undergraduate Institution: Longwood University
Work Setting: Assistant Community Director (Shaw Hall)


Michelle Newgent

Hometown: Green Lake, WI
Undergraduate Institution: St. Norbert College
Work Setting: Assistant Community Director (Akers Hall)


Emily Pearson

Hometown: Hilliard, OH
Undergraduate Institution: Ohio Dominican University
Work Setting: Honors College


Guadalupe Saldivar

Hometown: Eddyville, NE
Undergraduate Institution: New Mexico State University
Work Setting: Career Services


Alex Sylvester

Hometown: Bandon, OR
Undergraduate Institution: University of Oregon
Work Setting: Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence Prevention


Samuel Waters

Hometown: Sioux Falls, SD
Undergraduate Institution: University of Chicago
Work Setting: Assistant Community Director (Wonders Hall)


Lee Xiong

Hometown: Sheboygan, WI
Undergraduate Institution: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Work Setting: Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs and Services