Humboldt State University

Housing + Dining

RLC Selection

Current staff information

Jeremy Davis - Assistant Director, Residence Life

How long have you been at HSU?

I’ve worked here professionally since 2008, but I was also a student here from 2001-2005.

Where did you get your degree(s)?

B.A. - History - Humboldt State University

M.S. - Student Affairs of Higher Education – Colorado State University (go Rams!)

What do you like most about HSU?

HSU is a great place to work. The organizational culture is very welcoming and housing is like a family. Additionally, HSU students are extremely engaged and student apathy is relatively low. They produce some of the most innovative and socially-conscious ideas I’ve seen on a college campus.  

Your favorite thing to do in Humboldt?

I’m an outdoor enthusiast and Humboldt is my playground. Backpacking is probably my favorite activity because there is a lot of wilderness to see here.

Social Networking Connections:

Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/jeremyndavis

Twitter: @J_N_Davis

 

Yashvin Madhak - Area Coordinator

How long have you been at HSU?

I joined HSU on June 2012.

Where did you get your degree(s)?

Bachelors of Engineering (BE) – Bhavnagar University, India

Master of Business (MBA) – National Institute of Management, India

What do you like most about HSU?

HSU values the diversity, and is a very welcoming and friendly campus.

Your favorite thing to do in Humboldt?

I am still exploring and finding the things to do in Humboldt. So far, I like to spend time at beach and walk in Arcata!  I know – I need hobbies

 

Joselle Bannie - RLC of Education and Engagement

How long have you been at HSU?

I have been at HSU since January of 2012.

Where did you get your degree(s)?

My B.A. is in Intercultural Studies from Biola Univeristy.
My M.S. Ed. is in Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.

What do you like most about HSU?

I love working with our student leaders. They are a lot of fun! I also really like working with the Housing and Dining staff. It is a very supportive team.

Your favorite thing to do in Humboldt?

My favorite thing to do in Humboldt is to go to Trinidad for coffee and brunch and then walk down to the beach. I also enjoy walking to the Arcata Farmer's Market on Saturday mornings.

 

Heather Pearson - RLC for the Canyon

How long have you been at HSU?

I have been here at HSU since June 2012!

Where did you get your degree(s)?

I received my B.A. degree in Philosophy and Political Science from the University of Idaho and my M.S. degree is College Student Services Administration from Oregon State University.

What do you like most about HSU?

The atmosphere is both inviting and challenges me in terms of my professional development. It is a great combination, supplemented by an institution committed to social justice and sustainability.

Your favorite thing to do in Humboldt?

Eat! There are many wonderful restaurants in the area that represent much of the local community feelings found in Humboldt. Many of the restaurants are locally owned, operated, and delicious! This is also a really beautiful area so it is very easy to find so much to explore in the community, from a forest right in our backyard, to the ocean, community events, and the many surrounding parks. 

 

Sasha Wallace - RLC for Campus Apartments

How long have you been at HSU?

I came to HSU in September of 2013.

Where did you get your degree(s)?

I received a B.A. in English with an emphasis in Career Writing, and a M.A. in Education with a specialization in Counseling and Student Personnel from San Jose State University.

What do you like most about HSU?

What I like most about HSU is that everyday when I look out of my window, I'm surrounded by natural beauty.

Your favorite thing to do in Humboldt?

I haven't been here very long, but I just like to find a space to sit and take everything in.  Trinidad Beach is amazing, and Aracta Scoop has the best ice cream that I've ever tasted in my life. 

 

Brittany Henry - RLC for College Creek

How long have you been at HSU?

I have been here since June 2012.

Where did you get your degree(s)?

I received my B.A. in Black Studies and Women's Studies from the University of California- Santa Barbara and I received my M.S. in Education with an emphasis in Higher Education from California State University Fullerton.

What do you like most about HSU?

I just love the welcoming campus community dedicated to issues of social justice and sustainability. The smaller campus size makes me feel at home. Plus, it's absolutely beautiful out here!

Your favorite thing to do in Humboldt?

I'm still exploring the area, but so far I have maintained my hobbies of shopping and checking out the arts =)

 

Roger Wang - RLC for Creekview & Cypress Apartments

How long have you been at HSU?

This is my first year as a professional staff member here at Humboldt State University but am a proud Humboldt State Alum!

Where did you get your degree(s)?

I received my Bachelor of Arts in English - Literary Studies here at Humboldt State University in 2011.

What do you like most about HSU?

HSU feels like a real community. You will walk across campus during the day and you'll smile and say "Hi" to at least a dozen friendly faces. People here are engaged in environmental responsibility and social justice and it is prevalent in the work that we do.

Your favorite thing to do in Humboldt?

Everything and anything outdoors. I love cycling, running, lifting, and Ultimate Frisbee. I am also a really big nerd and I love Star Wars. If you are ever in Creekview, stop my office and say "Hi!" to me and my life size poster of Han Solo.

 

Elijah Carr- RLC for the The Hill

How long have you been at HSU?

I have been here since June 2013.

Where did you get your degree(s)?

A.A.S Business 2003, LDS Business College Salt Lake City, UT, Certification in Accounting & Professional Sales

B.A. Sociology 2010, Certification in Criminology & Correction, University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT

M.Ed Student Development Administration 2013, Seattle University Seattle, WA

What do you like most about HSU?

I enjoy the students at HSU. Each student brings an awareness of social justice and diversity that is educational and affirming.  

Your favorite thing to do in Humboldt?

I love attending Zumba classes in the area. 

 

Jana Ashbrook - Administrative Support Assistant

How long have you been at HSU?

I have worked professionally at HSU since March 2013, and attended the university as a student from 1996-2003.

Where did you get your degree(s)?

I received B.A. degrees in Liberal Studies: Emphasis in Political Theater

Interdisciplinary Studies: Dance as a Healing Art both from Humboldt State University.

What do you like most about HSU?

I appreciate the people, the proximity to the coastline and our beautiful redwood trees.

Your favorite thing to do in Humboldt?

My favorite thing to do in Humboldt is hike the river and forest trails.