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RLCA Who We Are

Residential Life & Campus Activities Staff


We are all about relationships, being intentional and purposeful in all that we do, and having the greatest positive influence on the unique adventure that is Colorado College. Our enthusiastic and hard-working staff is dedicated to working with our students to make their Colorado College experience the best experience.


RLCA Worner Center Staff 

Rochelle Mason, Senior Associate Dean of Students

rmason@coloradocollege.edu

Senior Associate Dean Rochelle Mason has a long association with Colorado College. Prior to her appointment as senior associate dean, she held the position of associate dean for 6 years and director of minority student life and director of minority and international students for 18 years. Rochelle earned her B.A. in Drama from Colorado College and a Master’s Degree in Education with a focus on Intercultural Counseling from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

Rochelle has lived in Colorado Springs since 1969 and has been instrumental in outreach and partnership efforts connecting Colorado College to the greater community. She has received numerous community honors including an Urban League Service Award for commitment to the welfare of under-represented students; the NAACP Community Award in Higher Education and Citizen of the Year Award from Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity - Iota Omicron Lambda Chapter. She also served a 6-year term on the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan YMCA. Rochelle has been recognized at Colorado College as well; she has received several Mentor Awards, Service Awards and the Nelson-Cisneros Award from for commitment to diversity and inclusion for all members of the Colorado College community. Her professional associations include the American Student Conduct Association (ASCA), National Association of Student Personal Administrators (NASPA), American Counseling Association (ACA), and Women of Color in Higher Education (WCHE).

 

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Yolany Gonell, Director of Residential Life and Campus Activities

yolany.gonell@coloradocollege.edu

Yolany has over eleven years of experience in higher education, providing services and support that emphasize student-centered learning, residential education, social justice and diversity education. Yolany serves as the Director for Residence Life and Campus Activities, comprehensively integrating diversity and inclusion in the residence halls and working in cooperation to cultivate robust and transformative experiential opportunities on campus through a purposeful approach to student leadership development, intrapersonal exploration and community building. She holds a master's degree in social work from the University at Buffalo in New York and is committed to empowering youth and advocating for equity and access for underserved communities.


Bethany Grubbs, Assistant Director

bethany.grubbs@coloradocollege.edu

Bethany Grubbs provides programmatic and educational vision and leadership focused on student development and implementing learning-based experiences for students.  As the Assistant Director, she serves as the advisor to Greek organizations, Honor Societies, Student Organizations and student event planners. Bethany develops and coordinates Elevate Leadership Series; coordinates and oversees the large all-campus student events; and manages approving and coordinating logistics for all event proposals submitted by student organizations and approved Cultural Attraction events.

Bethany photo

Lynnette DiRaddo, Worner Center and Campus Reservations Manager

ldiraddo@coloradocollege.edu

Lynnette photo

Kimber Peterson, Administrative Assistant

kimber.peterson@coloradocollege.edu 

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Residential Life Coordinators (RLC)

Zachary Kroger, Residential Life and Programs Coordinator - Greek Houses, Cottages, Synergy, Off-Campus

zachary.kroger@coloradocollege.edu

As Residential Life and Program Coordinator, Zak supports off-campus students; oversees and manages a few other small residences including the senior cottages and the Greek houses.  In his capacity, Zak will also augment and steer some specific programming in Residential Life and Campus Activities.  Zak's office will be in the Worner Center, holding open office hours with other RLCs and working closely with Senior Student Life Specialist Bethany Grubbs. 

Zak Kroger

Charlotte Bassam-Bowles, Residential Life Coordinator - Loomis Hall, Montgomery, Ticknor

charlotte.bassambowles@ColoradoCollege.edu

The Residential Life Coordinator is responsible for promoting a positive student experience within a large residence hall or small residence community, serving on the professional staff team for the department, and implementing the goals and objectives of the department on a daily basis.

Apollo Harris, Residential Life Coordinator - Bemis, McGregor, Western Ridge Apts, Language Houses

apollo.harris@ColoradoCollege.edu

The Residential Life Coordinator is responsible for promoting a positive student experience within a large residence hall or small residence community, serving on the professional staff team for the department, and implementing the goals and objectives of the department on a daily basis.

apollo harris 2016

Matt Edwards, Residential Life Coordinator - Mathias, Arthur, and Jackson

Matt.Edwards@ColoradoCollege.edu

The Residential Life Coordinator is responsible for promoting a positive student experience within a large residence hall or small residence community, serving on the professional staff team for the department, and implementing the goals and objectives of the department on a daily basis. Matt Edwards began his first year at Colorado College in the fall of 2014.

Allison Kendrix, Residential Life Coordinator Slocum, CC Inn, and Lennox

Allison.kendrix@coloradocollege.edu

The Residential Life Coordinator is responsible for promoting a positive student experience within a large residence hall or small residence community, serving on the professional staff team for the department, and implementing the goals and objectives of the department on a daily basis. 

allison kendrix 2016

Desk Coordinators

Beckie Munoz, Desk Coordinator - Loomis

Beckie.Munoz@ColoradoCollege.edu

The Desk Coordinator is responsible for implementing the mission of Colorado College, supporting student learning by coordinating the daily operations of a front desk, and providing administrative support for Residential Life and Housing staff. Beckie is the Desk Coordinator for Loomis Hall. She started working at Colorado College in the fall 2013.

 Beckie Munoz

Lisa Smith, Desk Coordinator - Mathias

LASmith@ColoradoCollege.edu

The Desk Coordinator is responsible for implementing the mission of Colorado College, supporting student learning by coordinating the daily operations of a front desk, and providing administrative support for Residential Life and Housing staff. Lisa is the Desk Coordinator for Mathias Hall.  She has worked at Colorado College for 16 years.

Lisa Smith

Kathy Pogue, Desk Coordinator- Slocum

Kathy.Pogue@ColoradoCollege.edu

The Desk Coordinator is responsible for implementing the mission of Colorado College, supporting student learning by coordinating the daily operations of a front desk, and providing administrative support for Residential Life and Housing staff. Kathy is the Desk Coordinator for Slocum Hall. She has worked at Colorado College for 11 years.

kathy pogue 2016