Student Activities and Fraternity and Sorority Life

Jennifer Levering, DirectorJennifer Levering

Jenny Levering holds a Masters Degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Ball State University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. A member of Delta Gamma and originally from California, Jenny is the Director of the Office of Student Activities and the Cliff Alexander Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life. Jenny has worked at Miami University since Fall of 2010. Prior to joining the Miami community, Jenny worked at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the Dean of Students Office working with Fraternity and Sorority Life. She’s been a member of the Association of Fraternity and Sorority Advisors since 2002 and is the Director of Educational Programs for the Association of Fraternal Leadership and Values. Jenny's primary responsibilities include: day to day management of the department, large scale event planning, budget and financial oversight, assessment and departmental strategic planning, Late Night Miami direction and new initiatives, student organization funding and service to student organizations, and management of the Cliff Alexander endowment and the Student Activities and Fraternity and Sorority Life team.

Colleen Blevins, Associate Director

Colleen  has a variety of experience in fraternity and sorority life, leadership development, and academic affaiColleen Blevinsrs. She began her career at the University of South Carolina and prides herself on her diverse professional experience including her work at George Mason University, Xavier University, and the American College Personnel Association (ACPA). Colleen earned a Bachelor of Science in Journalism and Mass Communications from the University of Kansas and an Master of Education in Higher Education and Student Affairs from the University of South Carolina. She is an active member of Alpha Delta Pi, has interest in pursuing her PhD, and loves working with students at Miami! Her primary areas of responsibility are working with the presidents of NPHC, IFC, and PHA; advising vice presidents; handling conduct and standards issues; and overseeing Panhellenic Recruitment.

 

Tiffany Harrison, Assistant Director                                                 

Tiffany Harrison came to Miami in July 2015 with a Master’s degree in Leadership & Policy Studies with a concentration in Student Personnel from and a Graduate Certificate in Women's and Gender Studies from The University of Memphis.Tiffany Seaman, Assistant Director

During her time in Memphis, Tiffany advised the Student Activities Council (SAC) and taught a Tiger Leadership Institute Level 2 cohort of students. Tiffany is the advisor of MAP--Miami Activities and Programming--and Late Night Miami. MAP hosts various events throughout the year from large scale programs like Homecoming to movie nights in the student center. Tiffany loves to try new food and keeps a running list of restaurants to try from every state she has lived in (6 states so far!). Washington, D.C. has been her favorite, and she visits every chance she gets. Stop by her office to suggest some local grub and learn more about all Student Activities has to offer!

JS Bragg, Assistant Director     

 JS Bragg JS Bragg came to Miami in August 2005 after earning a Bachelor of Arts in History with minors in English and Theatre and a Master of Arts degree in Counseling-Student Affairs from Marshall University in Huntington, WV. JS has attended a number of regional and national NACA conferences where he presented at several educational sessions, as well as volunteering in several roles for NACA. He is a member of and has attended the NASAGA Conference multiple times. At Miami, JS has the distinct pleasure of working with and advising the students in several student organizations: the Miami Quidditch Team, The League of Geeks, Miami Electronic Gaming Association (MEGA), Miami Wrestling Fans, and Swing Syndicate as well as two departmental orgs: Charter Day Ball and SEAL Ambassadors. His primary focus at Miami is working with all student organizations on campus. He works closely with several committees on campus--including the University Lecture Series--facilitates and teaches EDL 290 (as well as creating and teaching the Tabletop Games & Leadership Course), and is the office contact for Student Organizations. He would love to have any student organization stop by with questions they may have. JS is a self-proclaimed "geek" having large collections of comics, action figures, cards, board games, role playing games, and more. One of JS’s biggest loves and passions (other than his wife, of course) is playing games of all sorts. He has been blessed in life with great friends and a great family that he loves to spend his time with, along with his wife and dog Quinn.

Drew Davis, Assistant Director           Drew Davis                                   

Drew joined The Office of Student Activities and the Cliff Alexander Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life as Assistant Director of Business Operations in 2014. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Sports Studies and Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Miami before returning to complete an M.B.A. from the Farmer School of Business and a graduate certificate in digital marketing. As an undergrad, he was an active member of Phi Gamma Delta as well as a member of the varsity swim team (2003), club water polo team (2004-2008), Miami Student newspaper, and Miami Entrepreneurship Club. Prior to joining Student Affairs in 2012, Drew served in various P.R., marketing, finance, and management positions with the Miami Athletics Department, Procter & Gamble, Kellogg Company, and Valvoline. Drew oversees departmental budgets and advises MAP/Late Night Miami finances and marketing. He works with Slant (the on-campus, student design staff), fraternity and sorority council VPs of Finance, ASG finances, and supports student organization and fraternity/sorority chapter treasurers. Outside of his work, Drew spends time in a variety of ways including sports broadcasting (primarily with the Miami hockey team), music, triathlons, cooking, and traveling to new cities with his wife, Hilary.

Devin Hall, Assistant DirectorDevin Hall

Member of Alpha Tau Omega - Devin serves as the Assistant Director for Student Activities and the Cliff Alexander Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life. Prior to joining the Miami community, Devin served as the Coordinator of IFC Services at the North-American Interfraternity Conference. (NIC)

Devin's primary areas of focus are assessment initiatives, communication and marketing, advising the Interfraternity Council (IFC), and supporting fraternity and sorority programs.

In his free time, Devin enjoys eating at local restaurants, visiting family in Florida, and binge watching new show on Netflix. He holds a Masters of Education in Student Affairs from Iowa State University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of West Florida.

Elissa Christmas, Program AssociateElissa Christmas

Elissa holds a Bachelor of Arts in English with a focus on Creative Writing from Miami University. Though unaffiliated as an undergraduate, she has spent the entirety of her Miami professional career serving students in fraternity and sorority life. She works with chapter presidents on university administrative requirements, maintains the fraternity and sorority life website, publishes office newsletters, supervises fraternity and sorority life student staff assistants, and provides general student and staff support.

Cindy Fledderman, Administrative Assistant Cindy Fledderman

Cindy Fledderman earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Ball State University and is a member of the Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority. Before joining the Office of Student Activities and the Cliff Alexander Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life staff, Cindy had the opportunity to work as an administrative assistant for the McGuffey Museum at Miami University and the 21st Century Scholarship Program at Indiana University. Cindy has also worked other  administrative positions while she and her husband raised their four children. Cindy enjoys working in the higher education environment and the connections she makes with Miami University students.

Donnie Bantle, Graduate AssistantDonnie Bantle

Member of Beta Theta Pi. Donnie joins Miami University as the graduate assistant in the Cliff Alexander Office of Fraternity and Sorority life. Donnie received his Bachelor of Science in Spanish Language with a Psychology minor from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and is pursuing a Masters Degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education at Miami. During his time at UW Oshkosh, Donnie was involved in Residence Life, Advisement & Orientation, Bystander Intervention Training, Interfraternity Council, and Differential Tuition Committee. Donnie will be working with the Greek community at Miami and is excited to work with larger chapters and to explore Ohio. In his spare time, Donnie enjoys playing tennis & volleyball, singing, playing Fortnite, traveling, dancing for fun, and eating pizza or anything with cheese.