Office of Student Engagement Staff

Tara E. Benson

Tara E. Benson

Associate Director PSU-Director Student Engagement

Provides leadership and management of the activities, services, and operations of the Office of Student Engagement. Additionally, Tara oversees transfer students specific communications and programming.

Laura N. Backer

Laura N. Backer

Associate Director, Student Engagement

Oversees leadership programming including Emerging Leaders, Centennial Leaders and Distinction in Public Affairs and also provides leadership and advisement to Fraternity and Sorority Life.

Kate M. Roessler

Kate M. Roessler

Assistant Director, Student Engagement, FSL

Works with individual social fraternity and sororities, advises three governing councils (IFC, PHA, NPHC) and serves as a liaison, supervisor, risk manager, and programmer.

Andrea J. Greer

Andrea J. Greer

Assistant Director, Student Engagement, Co-Curricular Involvement

Oversees CampusLink management program, student organization registration, leadership trainings and SOFAC.

Victoria Culver Rice

Victoria Culver Rice

Assistant Director, Student Engagement, Programs

Advises Student Activities Council (SAC), Traditions Council, Homecoming, and plans other major campus events.

Diane Kingham

Manages front office procedures and student employees, and assists staff with projects.

Kim Dixon

Oversees financial transactions and monitors budgets for all departments in the OSE including SOFAC, SAC, and the Diversity Fund.

Graduate Assistants for the Office of Student Engagement

Neil A. Bourgeois

Advises Traditions Council and student Homecoming Committee.

DeAntra K. Darough

(Goes by Shae) Provides support to leadership development programming.

Carlye J. Genisio

Assists with the advisement of Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic Association, National Pan-Hellenic Council and Greek Week.

Christopher R. Groh

Manages new organization registration and serves as a liaison to the Student Government Association.

Leanna S. Henning

(Goes by Annie) Advises After Hour and other weekly programming through SAC.

OSE Student Specialists

Megan N. Asbury

Fraternity and Sorority Life

Logan T. Harrod

Writes Bear Tracks, a transfer student specific newsletter, serves as a co-advisor role to Tau Sigma National Honor Society and assistant with transfer student events.

Zachary R. Sampl

Fraternity and Sorority Life