About Us

Mission Statement

The Office for Student Engagement encourages and facilitates student engagement in student organizations including Student Government Association and Greek letter organizations, leadership development, and participation in campus-wide events and community service.

The Office for Student Engagement is committed to providing development opportunities for all students and challenges them to become empowered, motivated, and experienced leaders and citizens through a comprehensive co-curricular experience.


  

Staff

Interim Director Angela James

Angela James, Interim Director

Primary Role: Oversee all areas within the Office for Student Engagement, Primary Advisor for the Student Government Association, ExCEL scholarship program, and management of all Student Organizations.

angela.james@southeastern.edu

Angela James has been the Interim Director of the Office for Student Engagement since Summer 2017. Prior to her start in OSE, she served in the University Counseling Center and the Office of Disability Services, where she continues to serve as Director.
 
As an undergraduate here at Southeastern Louisiana University, Angela was active as a student leader and held membership in a number of organizations while here on campus. Through those experiences, Angela developed a passion for student development and student engagement that helped propel her into her current career path.
 
Angela received both her undergraduate and graduate degrees here at Southeastern. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and a Master’s degree in Counselor Education with an emphasis in Student Affairs.
 
Angela began her professional career in 2004 at Tulane University in Student Affairs, shortly after receiving her Master’s degree. While there, Angela had the opportunity to serve on the Staff Development Committee and assisted in planning meaningful programming for members of the Division of Student Affairs and its students.
 
In 2008, Angela rejoined the Lion Family and has had the opportunity to work in a number of areas at Southeastern and has contributed to a number of projects and initiatives at the university.

Nick Elliott

 Nick Elliott, Coordinator

 Primary Role: Coordinator of Campus Activities. Primary Advisor  for the Campus Activities Board and Welcome Week.

 nelliott@southeastern.edu 

 

 

Nick has been the Coordinator for the Campus Activities Board since January 2016. He is originally from "The Show-Me State", Missouri. He did he undergraduate work at Missouri State University getting his bachelors in Psychology.  He continued his education at Missouri State, getting his Masters in Student Affairs in Higher Education. Nick is an active member of the Association of College Union international (ACUI), serving as the Region II Student Involvement Coordinator and facilitator of the the nationally recognized Institute for Leadership Education and Development.
 
Nicks favorite leadership quote is: “If there’s even a slight chance at getting something that will make you happy, rise it. Life’s to short and happiness is too rare.” -A.R. Lucas

 

Marjorie ParkerMarjorie Parker, Coordinator

Primary Role: Coordinator of Multicultural and International Student Affairs and Primary Advisor for the Project PULL Mentoring Program.

Marjorie.Parker@southeastern.edu

 
 
Marjorie Parker has been the Coordinator for the Office of Multicultural and International Student Affairs (MISA) since April 2017.  Prior to working in MISA, she worked as an Admission Counselor and Recruiter.  Marjorie was an involved undergraduate student at Southeastern where she served as Senate Chair of the Student Government Association, President of SLU NAACP, Resident Assistant and SLU Homecoming Queen 2009-2010. She graduated from Southeastern with a degree in Organizational Communication and minors in Marketing and Theatre.  Marjorie completed her Masters at SLU in Organizational Communication in December 2016.  
 
She is the faculty adviser for NAACP and the former adviser for Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. Marjorie is the former President of the African American Alumni Chapter, an Instructor for the Southeastern Upward Bound Program, Co-Adviser for the Division for Student Affairs Leadership Ambassadors, Co-Adviser for the National Pan-Hellenic Council, an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated and a Professional Actress.  
 
Marjorie has a passion for Higher Education and the Lion Family!  During her tenure as MISA Coordinator she has implemented the Multicultural Leadership Council, International Student Union, Multicultural Leadership Retreat, Welcome Week Block Party and Silent Disco.  She was recently selected to serve on the G.O.L.D (Graduates of the Last Decade) Council through the SLU Alumni Association.   Marjorie is the chair of SLU's EvolveU High School Leadership Conference which focuses on developing and engaging High School students.  She also chaired the Prepare for Success Seminars which welcomed and prepared over 2500 beginning freshmen for their first day of classes.  Marjorie's motto is to "Live Your Best Life!"  

 

Macey JonesMacey Jones, Coordinator

Primary Role:  Coordinator for Greek Life and Student Organizations.  Primary Advisor for Interfraternity Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council, and Collegiate Panhellenic Council.

Macey.Jones@southeastern.edu 

 

Macey Jones began her freshman year at Southeastern Louisiana University in the Fall of 2009.  She was a member of a Collegiate Panhellenic Council sorority and a 2012 Orientation Leader.  Macey graduated in the Spring of 2013 with a Bachelor's degree in Communication - Organizational Communication concentration.  Following her undergraduate career, Macey enrolled in the Organizational Communication graduate program at SLU in the Fall of 2014, completing the program in December 2016.  During her time as a graduate student at SLU, Macey worked as a graduate assistant then an admissions recruiter in the Office of Admissions.
 
After two years as a recruiter, Macey's passion for helping students reach their goals lead her to the Office for Student Engagement.  She began working as the Coordinator for Greek Life and Student Organizations in July 2018.  Macey's goal is to provide knowledge, programming, and resources to all student leaders on SLU's campus in an effort to assist them in developing their leadership skills both on and off campus.

 

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Zachary Rogers, Interim Coordinator

Primary Role: Coordinator of Leadership and Service. Primary Advisor Division for Student Affairs Leadership Ambassadors and Excel Scholar program.

zachary.rogers-2@southeastern.edu

 

Zachary Rogers recently graduated with his bachelors in History and currently seeking a masters degree in history as well from Southeastern Louisiana University.  As an undergrad he was involved in the Epsilon Phi Chapter of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity, Resident Hall Association, 2 years of Orientation Leader, the Student Government Association, the History and Political Science Society, and the LGBTQ+ organization Standout.  He currently serve as Interim Coordinator for Leadership and Service for the Office of Student Engagement in addition to serving on the Hazing Prevention Task Force for the university.  He LOVES Southeastern with all his heart and continue the family tradition of attending southeastern, which his grandfather started in 1953 when he attended and played football for Southeastern Louisiana College. 

 

Marjorie ParkerAdonica Reed, Business Manager

Primary Role:Primarily oversees in all business operations and budget-related procedures within the Office of Student Engagement.

Adonica.Reed@southeastern.edu

 

 

Adonica Reed, a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, started college at Southeastern Louisiana University Fall 2011 and has made Hammond, LA her home away from home. Graduating with her Bachelor's of Science in Kinesiology with a concentration in Fitness and Human Performance in December 2015, Adonica was a very active student leader on campus. She then went on to obtain her Master's Degree in Health Studies which she completed in Fall 2017.
 
After years of involvement with Greek Life, Student Organizations, and the Division of Student Affairs, she knew that DSA was where her heart belonged. Adonica is currently the Business Manager for the Office for Student Engagement which she handles financials  and office operations for all departments within Student Engagement. Adonica's goal is to be the mentor that students should have whether that's helping them make decisions, time management, or just advising she wants to be there for them, which is why she began her journey in Student Affairs.