Department of Student Experience

To be a recognized, student-centered department that promotes student learning, enhances holistic development, and encourages personal growth.

The Department of Student Experience prepares students for productive and meaningful lives by providing opportunities to enrich academic experiences and enhance social, cultural, physical, spiritual, emotional, and intellectual growth.


Department of Student Experience
1715 Building, 1715 9th Avenue South
205-934-4175 • 

Andy Marsch Assistant Vice President for Student Experience
Jennifer Liptrot     Administrative Associate
Carolyn Dill  Financial Assistant

Student Advocacy, Rights, and Conduct 
1715 Building, 1715 9th Avenue South
205-975-9509 •

Emily Feinstein  Director of Student Engagement
Debbie Morgette     Assistant Director of Student Engagement             
Leslie Riley Case Manager
Shawra Rainer Graduate Case Manager
Alesia Griffen Office Services Specialist III

Student Involvement & Leadership
Campus Recreation Center, Room 190
205-934-8020 •

Cara Dawn Jones Director of Student Involvement & Leadership          
Kristen Bowen Assistant Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life
David Dada Coordinator of Civic Engagement
Sean Ryan Coordinator of Leadership Programming
Quang Do Coordinator of Student Activities
Caleb Rotton Coordinator of Student Activities
Jessica Nathan Coordinator of Student Activities
Emily Neutens Coordinator of Student Involvement
LaShaunda Stephens-Lockhart Office Service Specialist III

Career & Professional Development
936 Building, 936 19th Avenue South
205- 934-4324 •

Melissa Whatley Interim Director  
Vacant Assistant Director, Employer Outreach  
Joy Jones Assistant Director  
Wes Lybrand Assistant Director  
Elizabeth Simmons Assistant Director  
Leah Bigbee Marketing & Employer Relations
Victoria Enyinda Office Manager
Chiri Ouaoua Resume Coordinator
Meliah Capers Intern

Student Multicultural and Diversity Programs
Campus Recreation Center, Room 190
205-934-8020 •

Christopher Jones Program Director
Cortney Johnson Senior Coordinator of Multicultural & Diversity Programs
Maigen Sullivan Coordinator of Gender & Sexuality Diversity
Sharifa Wip Mentor Coordinator
Migdawlaw Yisrael Office Service Specialist II