Leadership Team

LaFarin Meriwether

LaFarin Meriwether, Ph.D., Associate Director for Residence Life

Personal Pronouns: She, Her(s)
LaFarin Meriwether joined HRL in 2019. She received her B.S. in Agricultural Economics and one in Public Service and Leadership from the University of Kentucky. LaFarin received her M.B.A from the University of Cincinnati and her doctorate in Higher Education from Florida State University. Fun fact LaFarin is a Black Belt in Taekwondo.
Email: [email protected]

Aaron Kidd

Aaron Kidd, Assistant Director for Strategic Initiatives and Operations for Residence Life

Personal Pronouns: He, Him, His
Aaron Kidd joined HRL in 2020. He received the Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from the University of North Carolina Greensboro. Aaron received a Master of Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education degree from the University of North Carolina Greensboro. Fun fact: Aaron has a Black Belt in mixed tradition martial arts.
Email: [email protected]

Keeyana Talley

Keeyana Talley, Assistant Director for Academic Initiatives and Experiential Learning for Residence Life

Personal Pronouns: She, Her(s)
Keeyana Talley joined HRL in 2020. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with an Africana Studies minor from Wesley College. Keeyana received the Master of Science degree in Counseling and College Students Personnel from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania. Fun Fact: Keeyana is really involved in doing service for the community.
Email: [email protected]

TK McKire

Therésa (TK) McKire, Assistant Director for Student Leadership, Recruitment, and Development for Residence Life

Personal Pronouns: She, Her(s)
Therésa McKire, also known as TK, joined HRL in 2020. She received the bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Florida Gulf Coast University and went on to obtain a master’s Degree in Higher Education Administration from Florida International University. Fun fact, TK has two sons!
Email: [email protected]

Tyeesha (Tye) Wesley

Tyeesha (Tye) Wesley, Ed.D., Assistant Director of Recruitment, Training, and Inclusion Initiatives

Personal Pronouns: She, Her, Hers
Tyeesha Wesley, also known as Tye, joined HRL in 2022. She received the Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with a Business minor from Lenoir-Rhyne University. Tye received her Master’s Degree in Higher Education Leadership with a concentration in Student Affairs from Valdosta State University and her doctorate in Leadership and Professional Practice from Trevecca Nazarene University. Fun fact, Tye was born in Germany and German is technically her first language even though she doesn’t speak it anymore.
Email: [email protected]

Coordinator for Residence Life

Jayla Beeler

Jayla Beeler, Coordinator for Residence Life, Lee & Union

Personal Pronouns: She, Her(s)

Hometown: Louisville, KY
Jayla Beeler joined HRL in 2019. Jayla received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from the University of Kentucky. Jayla received the Master of Education degree in Higher Education with a concentration in Student Affairs from Loyola University Chicago. Fun fact: Jayla was a semi-finalist on American Idol when she was in high school!
Email: [email protected]

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Vacant, Coordinator for Residence Life, Grogan

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Vacant, Coordinator for Residence Life, Haywood, Highland and Lofts on Lee

Allisen Greathouse

Allisen Greathouse, Coordinator for Residence Life, Mary Foust/ Guilford

Personal Pronouns: She, Her, Hers

Hometown: Nashville, TN
Allisen Joined HRL in 2022. Allisen was a first generation college student and achieved two undergraduate degrees in American Sign Language and Deaf studies and Speech Pathology with a focus in Neurology. Allisen earned a Masters degree in Organizational Communications with a thesis in power dynamics and conflict resolution. Allisen loves to use her interest in communications to connect with individuals on their level and has a passion for volunteering and giving back to her community. Fun Fact: Allisen speaks American Sign Language Fluently.
Email: [email protected]

William Harmonay

William Harmonay, Coordinator for Residence Life, Jefferson Suites

Personal Pronouns: He, Him, His

Hometown: Poughkeepsie, NY
William Harmonay joined HRL in 2022. Will received his Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education and English Creative Writing from Rider University, and his Master of Arts in Higher Education and Student Affairs from the University of Connecticut. Fun Fact: Will has worked as a haunt actor at multiple haunted houses.
Email: [email protected]

Danielle Jones

Danielle Jones, Coordinator for Residence Life, Reynolds

Personal Pronouns: She, Her, Hers

Hometown: Jeannette, Pennsylvania
Danielle joined HRL in 2022. Danielle received her Bachelor of Arts in English, Writing from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and her Master of Education in Educational Leadership with a focus in College Student Affairs from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. Fun Fact: I’ve re-watched Grey’s Anatomy at least five times.
Email: [email protected]

Josh Pearce-Perry

Josh Pearce-Perry, Coordinator for Residence Life, Weil/Winfield

Personal Pronouns: He, Him, His

Hometown: Bailey, NC
Joshua Pearce-Perry joined HRL in 2023. Josh received a Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology from North Carolina Central University, and later received a Masters of Science degree in Criminal Justice from North Carolina Central University. Fun Fact: He has traveled to fourteen states and plans to visit all 50 throughout his lifetime.
Email: [email protected]

Colleen Reising

Colleen Reising, Coordinator for Residence Life, Ragsdale-Mendenhall

Personal Pronouns: She, Her(s)
Colleen Reising joined HRL in 2022. Colleen received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Louisville. Colleen also received a Master of Education degree in Counseling and Personnel Services with a concentration in College Student Personnel from the University of Louisville. Fun Fact: Colleen is the youngest of a set of triplets. Her two brothers were born in the same minute and Colleen was born 2 minutes later.
Email: [email protected]

Alex Rosenberry

Alex Rosenbery, Coordinator for Residence Life, Lexington and McCormick

Personal Pronouns: They, She

Hometown: Mahomet, IL
Alex Rosenbery joined HRL in 2023. Alex attended the University of Illinois at Chicago and received a B.A. in Criminal Law and Justice, and Political Science with a concentration in Law and Courts, and a minor in Social Justice. After undergrad, Alex attended Clemson University and received a M.Ed in Counselor’s Education with a focus in Student Affairs. Alex is passionate about creating safe spaces for students to show up as their most authentic selves, and enjoys hiking, true crime podcasts, and trips to Trader Joe’s! Fun Fact: Alex is currently working towards a certification in relational meditation!
Email: [email protected]

Christal Southern

Christal Southern, Coordinator for Residence Life, The Historic Quad

Personal Pronouns: She, Her(s)

Hometown: Burlington, NC
Christal Southern joined HRL in 2021. Christal received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from UNC Greensboro. Christal also received a Master of Education degree in Student Affairs and Higher Education from UNC Greensboro. Fun Fact: Christal and her husband were RAs together at UNCG in Phillips- Hawkins. They met during their first day of Orientation on the Moore Strong lawn. Email: [email protected]

Jordan Wren

Jordan Wren, Coordinator for Residence Life, Moore-Strong

Personal Pronouns: She, Her(s)

Hometown: Roanoke, Virginia
Jordan Wren joined HRL in 2021. Jordan received her Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Science from Virginia Tech and her Master of Education in Student Affairs from Clemson University. Fun fact: Jordan has a kitten named Ruby!
Email: [email protected]

Joseph (JoJo) Johnson III

Joseph (JoJo) Johnson III, Coordinator for Residence Life, Cone

Personal Pronouns: He, Him, Él

Hometown: Lawrence, IN
JoJo joined HRL in 2023. JoJo received a Bachelors in General Studies and a Master of Arts in Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education from Ball State University. Fun Fact: JoJo worked at Build-a-Bear Workshop while getting his bachelors degree.
Email: [email protected]

Destinee Daugherty

Destinee Daugherty, Coordinator for Residence Life, Tower Village

Personal Pronouns: She, Her(s)

Hometown: Owensboro, KY
Destinee Daugherty joined HRL in 2023. Destinee received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology from Western Kentucky University and her Master of Arts in Liberal Studies with a concentration in Criminal and Social Justice from North Carolina State University. Fun fact: Destinee has a dog named Olive!
Email: [email protected]

Sharese Stribling

Sharese Stribling, Coordinator for Residence Life, North & South Spencer

Personal Pronouns: She, Her(s)

Hometown: Livonia, Michigan
Sharese joined HRL in 2023. Sharese received a Bachelor of Arts in creative writing and English from Oakland University, and a Master of Arts in Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education from Ball State University. Fun fact: Sharese loves to write in her free time and has been published three times.
Email: [email protected]

Imani Williams-Swittenburg

Imani Williams-Swittenberg, Coordinator for Residence Life, Spring Garden Apartments

Personal Pronouns: She, Her(s)

Hometown: High Point, NC
Imani Williams-Swittenberg joined HRL in 2023. Imani recived her Bachelor of science in Therapeutic Recreation from Winston Salem State University. She later went on to recieve her Masters in Public Administration with a concentration in Non-Profit Organizations from North Carolina Central University. Imani has a true passion for community, helping others, and providing equal opportunities to others. Fun Fact: Imani lived in Costa Rica for 5 weeks to study abroad.
Email: [email protected]

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