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.
Marjorie Parker, 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.
Alana Marcello, Interim Assistant Director for Fraternity and Sorority Life
Primary Role: Primary Advisor for Interfraternity Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council, and Collegiate Panhellenic Council.
Alana Marcello joins the Office for Student Engagement as the interim Assistant Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life. Prior to joining the Lion Family, she worked as the Coordinator of Student Engagement and Leadership at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where her primary responsibilities included overseeing 260+ Registered Student Organizations, maintaining the online organizational platform Engage, and Student Events/Programming. Simultaneously, Alana also spent time on an interim basis advising the Fraternity & Sorority Life Councils- Panhellenic Council, Interfraternity Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council, and Multicultural Greek Council. She did her undergraduate work at UL Lafayette getting her Bachelors in Child and Family Studies with a minor in Psychology, and continuing her education at the University getting her Masters in Counselor Education with a concentration in both Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling.
Zachary Rogers, Interim Coordinator
Primary Role: Coordinator of Leadership and Service. Primary Advisor Division for Student Affairs Leadership Ambassadors and Excel Scholar program.
Mattie Hawkins, Interim Coordinator
Primary Role: Coordinator of Multicultural and International Student Affairs and Primary Advisor for the Project PULL Mentoring Program.
Mattie Hawkins is a two time Southeastern Alum. She received her bachelors in Sports Management with a minor in coaching Fall 2017 and her Masters in Health and Kinesiology Fall 2019. Upon graduating with her Masters, Mattie was recently employed as a graduate assistant for the Office of Multicultural & International Student Affairs where she focused on multicultural programming and leadership development.
Outside of her studies and work in student affairs, Mattie served as the Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator for the Student Government Association, Social Media Liaison for the EvolveU High School Conference Leadership Conference Committee, a member of the Auxiliary Services Advisory Board, the Vice President's Student Advisory Leadership Council and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. Additionally, Mattie serves as the College Ministry Team Leader for Beacon Light Baptist Church of Hammond. And in 2017, Mattie was crowned as Southeastern Louisiana University's Homecoming Queen. In 2016, she was crowned as the first Ms. Bold Beautiful Woman.
Adonica Reed, Business Manager
Primary Role:Primarily oversees in all business operations and budget-related procedures within the Office for Student Engagement.
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.