March Division Update

Our Division’s innovative programs, facilities and services are running at full steam into spring. Find out what our Student Affairs professionals are up to in the March staff newsletter.


Message from the VP

Gage Paine, Vice President for Student Affairs

Gage Paine, Vice President for Student Affairs

“When I became a vice president, I learned that my job was to make sure the university worked for everyone who was part of it – students, of course, but also staff, faculty, alumni and community members. For me, a university ‘works’ for all of us when….” Read on.


Professional Development Opportunities

Naspa Virtual Conference GraphicWant to get involved with NASPA Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education? As an investment in our staff’s professional development, the Division is sponsoring four nominations for various programs. Learn more.


Latest News from the Division

Susan Svedeman & Chris Lueck at "Cactus Cafe Day" proclamation

Susan Svedeman & Chris Lueck at “Cactus Cafe Day” proclamation

Mayor Lee Leffingwell recognized our University Unions staff and proclaimed “Cactus Cafe Day.” Get up to speed on what’s happening across the Division.


Student Affairs Standouts

Photo of RecSports Director Jonathan Elliot

RecSports Assistant Director Jonathan Elliott

Our staff received both local and national recognition last month. Discover what Jonathan Elliott’s been doing with intramural sports and other great accomplishments among our staff.


Meet the Storm Troopers

Photo of Housing and Food Service Storm Troopers

Bottom row L-R: Guadalupe Alamenza, Dora Moreno, Tomasa Rios, Lindsey Jordan, Virginia Jaramillo
Top row L-R: Tim Castelleja, John Rykowski, Roque Armando Valdes, Leopoldo Flores, Floyd Hoelting, Paula Diaz, Marcelina Garcia

While most of us were getting off to a later start today due to sleet and ice, our residence halls and dining areas were still open for business. Meet the storm troopers, dedicated staff who keep things going during bad weather.


New Hires and Promotions

Find out who just joined our team and who’s been promoted within the Division.


Mark Your Calendar

Masquerade in the Park posterHave you costume ready for the Masquerade in the Park? Mark your calendar for this and other great events great events throughout March.


“In the News”

Did you read about Housing and Food Service’s contributions to water conservation on campus? Learn more about that and other news stories about the work we do.