Office of Student Activities & Involvement


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Office of Student Activities and Involvement 

University Center 101

Mount Pleasant, MI 48858

phone: (989) 774-3016



Meet the Office of Student Activities and Involvement Staff!


Damon Brown - Director of Student Activities & Involvement 
About Damon
Responsible for daily operation of the Office of Student Activities & Involvement. He oversees all campus programming, including CMU Program Board and all SAI marketing efforts.

Damon has been at CMU since 1997. Prior to coming to Student Life in fall of 2006, he worked in University Recreation as the Coordinator of Intramural & Club Sports. He was responsible for coordinating a comprehensive Intramural Sports program that featured over 30 individual, dual & team intramural sports and over 25 club sports.

Damon received his M.A. in Sports Administration from Central Michigan University. He earned a B.A. in Business Management & B.S. in Sports Sciences from Ohio University.

Danielle Rossman - Assistant Director for Student Organizations 
About Danielle
Dani is responsible for assisting and supporting the over 300 student organization on CMU's campus. She also provides support for OrgSync.

Dani has been with Student Activities & Involvement since September of 2012. Dani received her Masters in Higher Education Administration at CMU. She is currently pursing a Ph.D. in Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education. She graduated with her Bachelors of Science in Psychology from CMU.

Molly M Schuneman - Assistant Director for Fraternity and Sorority Life 
About Molly
Molly advises the fraternities and sororities on campus and works with three graduate assistants to make sure that the CMU fraternity and sorority community is the best that it can be. She creates leadership development opportunities and initiatives for the community.

Molly received her M.S. in College Student Development from Oklahoma State University. She earned her B.A. in Dance and Women’s Studies from the University of Iowa. She also served as a national consultant for Alpha Chi Omega sorority for two years.

Jeanette Smith - Administrative Clerk 
About Jeanette
Jeanette has been with CMU since 1999 in the Office of Minority Student Services.

She has been in the Office of Student Activities & Involvement since 2010, as the Office Professional.

Jeanette oversees our student support staff as well as the administrative functions of the office. Jeanette lives in Alma with her husband; has two grown children and two grand daughters also in the area.

Mariah Atkins - Graduate Assistant for Student Activities 
About Mariah
I am coming to Central Michigan University from California where I was born and raised. I completed my undergraduate degree at California State University, Chico where I received a Bachelors in Healthcare Administration and a minor in Health and Wellness.

I am excited for this upcoming adventure at CMU where I will be working with CMU's Program Board! I am looking forward to meeting you! Please feel free to stop by for a piece of candy, a chat, a cheesy joke, or to just say hi! My office can be found at Bovee University Center room 104M!

Stephanie D Hare - Graduate Assistant for Student Activities 
About Stephanie
Stephanie is a Graduate Assistant working under Student Activities. Stephanie is serving as lead for campus events including but not limited to Welcome Weekend, Homecoming Week, and Up All Night. She's looking forward to meeting, working, and interacting with the students and faculty on campus.

Stephanie received her BA in Professional Communication with concentrations in Organizational Communication and Public Relations from The University of Michigan-Flint prior to attending CMU. Stephanie served on the executive board for Campus Activities Board and Student Government as well as being faithfully active in Alternative Spring Break during her undergraduate career.

Stephanie is currently working towards her Masters of Arts in Higher Education Administration.

Shantia Reese - Graduate Assistant for Fraternity and Sorority Life 
About Shantia
Shantia is a Graduate Assistant working with Fraternity and Sorority Life. She is responsible for advising National Pan-Hellenic Council which is a collaborative organization of the nine historically African American fraternities and sororities.

Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis in May of 2015. Currently pursuing a Masters in Higher Education Administration at Central Michigan University graduating May 2019.

Donielle L Hetrick - Graduate Assistant for Fraternity and Sorority Life 
About Donielle
Donielle is responsible for advising the 11 Panhellenic Sororities and Collegiate Panhellenic Council here at CMU.

Donielle graduated from Northern Michigan University with her B.A. in Sociology and a minor in International Relations. She is currently pursuing her Masters in Public Administration with a concentration on Nonprofit Management. She is also working towards earning her Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) credential.

Maricella Danielle Reyes - Graduate Assistant for Student Activities 
About Maricella
Maricella Reyes is a Graduate Assistant for the Office of Student Activities & Involvement. She began her SAI career as a Program Assistant Intern. As a Graduate Assistant, she has continued her work with IMPACT, UC TV Staff, Study Fest and Sibling's Weekend. 

Maricella graduated with her B.A. in Applied Arts in 2016 at Central Michigan University, majoring in Recreation and Event Management. She is currently working on her Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration.

Rhiki Swinton - Graduate Assistant for Student Organizations 
About Rhiki
Rhiki is a Graduate Assistant responsible for assisting and supporting over 300 student organizations on CMU's campus. She helps with the programming for SAI, including S.O.L.D series and Peer Involvement Advisors program as well as assisting with other with other SAI campus programs and events, including Get Organized, SAI Student Leadership Retreat, and MainStage.

Prior to coming to CMU, Rhiki was an admissions counselor at Albion College. She worked closely with many first-generation, low-income, intercity Chicago students to help them see college as a viable option and investment in their future. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a concentration in Human Services from Albion College.

Rhiki is currently working towards a Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration.

Moriah Cooper  
About Moriah
Moriah is a Graduate Assistant responsible for developing the Peer Involvement Advising Program. She helps with the Student Budget Allocation Committee,as well as other SAI campus programs and events, including Get Organized, and MainStage.

Moriah obtained a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science: Kinesiology from CMU. She is currently pursuing a Master of Public Health.

Michael Rafo  
About Michael
Girard M Brown  
About Girard
My name is Girard Matthew Brown from Farmington, MI. I went Siena Heights University in Adrian, MI for my undergraduate studies in Communication. There I fell in love with Student Life/Student Affairs and has led me to become one the Graduate Assistant's for the Department of Student Activities and Involvement.