Residence Life

Meet the Resident Assistants

North Hall

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Bailey Ferris
Major: Nursing

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: I wanted to become a Resident Assistant in order to reach different people in different ways and always be there for Lewis' residents!

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: I think Emma Watson should play me in a film about my life because I have looked up to her my whole life.



Adam Sadek
Majors: Aviation Flight Management and Air Traffic Control

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: I wanted to become an RA because I wanted to be a resource people can use when they have problems. I really like helping people and being an RA would give me plenty of opportunities for that.

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: Chris Pratt. Besides us looking similar every time I see him in a movie or TV show his silliness and playful always gets reflected in his character and I feel that would embody me accurately.



Kaitie Daniels
Major: Biology

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: I became a RA because I wanted the opportunity to form genuine relationships that would allow me to make a difference, even a small one, in the lives of my residents. I want to create an environment for my residents where they can feel safe, have fun, and be successful.

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: I would want for Jennifer Aniston to play me in a movie based on my life.



Sita Patel
Major: Foreign Language Instruction

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: I wanted to become a Resident Assistant because I enjoy helping others and creating a fun and loving environment everywhere I go.

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: If anyone were to play me in a movie about my life, I'd have to say Katrina Kaif, a Bollywood actress. She's amazing at everything she does and can pull off any role!



Founders Hall

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Michael Angelo Frutos
Majors: Public Relations and Advertising

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: I wanted to be a resident assistant because I really enjoy meeting new people and I thought it would be a great opportunity to show students that the extra money they are spending to live on campus is worth it.

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: I think Robert Pattinson as Edward Cullen would be a good person to play me. I would also need someone that has experience being a vampire to be me in my movie.



Jessica Sheppard
Majors: Psychology and Criminal Justice

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: Why I wanted to become a Resident Assistant: To encourage others on their journey at Lewis University and to help create a happy and healthy campus community.

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: What actress would play me in a movie: Hilary Duff, hands down! I have always idolized her, and think that her fun, loving, blonde, and bubbly personality is the perfect compliment of mine.



Mackenzie Juricic
Major: Nursing

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: I wanted to become an RA because I wanted to play a positive role in Lewis student's experience and create a comfortable and memorable living space for them to live in while attending Lewis.

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: I would want Jennifer Aniston to be the lead in the film about my life because she is so sweet and looks great for being nearly 50.



Robert Malek
Major: Undecided

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: I wanted to become a Resident Assistant to develop my leadership skills and create a strong community amongst the residents.

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: James Franco.  He's very versatile and can fit into many roles as I have in my life.



Sheil Hall

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Christopher Cooper
Major: Computer Science

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: I became a Resident Assistant because I want to help students become leaders in the community. I also want to help create a safe and fun atmosphere within the residence halls.

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: I would want Will Ferrell to be the actor who portrays my life as a movie. I think Will has the ability to perfectly display my sense of spontaneous humor and ability to have fun in serious situations. Mr. Ferrell is a kind and loving man and he often puts a smile on someone's face. For those reasons, I think Will would be perfect for the role.


Anna Delegatto
Major: Elementary Education

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: I wanted to become a Resident Assistant because I want to make an impact on other students' lives. I had a really great transition into college and I want to be able to help others have the same.

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: Zoey Deschanel because New Girl is my favorite show and I love the way she plays Jess.



Caley Oltman
Majors: Elementary Education and Special Education

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: I am excited to be a resident assistant because I want to help develop the community within the dorms as well as the whole campus. It's important that everyone looks forward to being on campus every day and as RAs we have the platform through our events and daily interactions to cultivate the environment on campus to be a positive one.

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: Blake Lively... mostly just because I want to meet Ryan Reynolds.


South Hall

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Pablo Moreno
Major: Computer Science
Minor: Music Technology

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: I enjoyed my time in the residence halls as a freshman, and I wanted to join the team that helped make that possible so I could do the same for others

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: Terry Crews in a comedic role would definitely be top notch.



Bridget Vanek
Major: Nursing

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: I wanted to become a resident assistant to make a difference in our campus community. To be on the front lines listening and connecting to students so we can make campus life more like home. Creating an atmosphere where all of our residents feel safe and happy is a goal of mine this year. I hope to create a fun community and family life as an RA this year.

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: If there were to be a movie filmed about my life, I would choose myself to be the actress. Not only do I feel that no one would be able to replicate my personality, but that simply if it were a narrative about me I would like to be a part of the extravagant production. In my opinion there is no one in the entire world better fit to be you...than YOU!!!



De La Salle Hall

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Joseph Brzoska
Major: Computer Science
Minor: Social Media Marketing

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: To become a leader on campus and in the community.

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: Vince Vaughn, all his movies are great and he is hilarious



Mylene Haus
Major: Computer Science, Game and Simulation Programming

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: I wanted to become an RA because I want to help other students any way I can. If they are stressed about academics, finances, mental health, or other worries in life I want to be there for them to vent to and to direct them towards help.

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: Aubrey Plaza because I love her dry sense of humor and acting!


Cody Hall

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Catherine Jasionowski
Majors: Secondary Education and Mathematics

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: Why I wanted to become a Resident Assistant: I wanted to become a RA because I like being there when someone needs help even if I don't know them. I do everything I can to help them. That being with school work, feeling home sick, or anything else that they need. I also like creating a community within my building so that everyone feels welcome and at home. This is our home away from home when we are at school so we have to make it feel like one.

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: The actress who would play me if there was a movie being made about my life would all have to depend on what point in my life the movie is mainly focusing on, so saying it would be focusing on my life right now the actress would be Emma Watson. This is because she has shown that she can create many different characters very well and it seems that we share some common interest and characteristics.



Ryan Hall

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Allison Heinzer
Majors: Special and Elementary Education

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: I want to help the residents on campus have the best college experience they can get!

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: Amy Poehler, the role she plays in Parks and Rec defines my personality.



Larissa Barnat
Major: Graphic Design

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: I became an RA to develop a sense of community among residents as members of a floor, residents of a hall, and active participants in the residence life system.

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: If an actor portrayed me in a movie, it would be a comedy of Steve Carell in a wig.



Pope John Paul II Hall

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Shatavia Freeman
Major: Nursing

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: I wanted to be a Resident Assistant because it is fun getting to know people all around campus such as who they are, what their majors are and their life goals. Also it is exciting making events for them because it helps them take breaks away from the school life and have some fun. Being a Resident Assistant also helps me develop my leadership skills and I could use those to influence others and be a role model.

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: I would choose Dascha Polanco not only because she is gorgeous, but because she is a very strong actress and she really gets into character and she would play me well if there was a filmed about my life.



Jennifer Glynn
Major: Social Work
Minor: Sociology

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: The reason that I wanted to become a resident assistant was because I saw what other RA’s were doing here on this campus and I knew it was something that I wanted to be a part of. I want to be there for the people who need me and give back to a school that has given me so much.

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: In a movie I would have Meryl Streep play me, because my dream role in a show is to be the Witch in Into the Woods and she played the part absolutely amazing! She's a queen!


Mother Teresa Hall

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Amanda Heimdal
Major: Nursing

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: To create a community in the residence halls, so living on campus can be both safe and fun.

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: Tina Fey




Whitcliffe Roberts

Major: Aviation Maintenance Management

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: I wanted to become a Resident Assistant because I would like to generate a respectful and friendly aura on campus, much like what I've experienced myself.

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: If an actor could play me in a movie, I would choose either Will Smith, or Idris Elba, because they're both very cool role models and just all around good guys.


Dorothy Day Hall

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Matthew Brady
Major: Aviation Flight Management
Minors: Aviation Administration and Dispatch

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: I wanted to become an RA for the purpose of helping residents have the best Colligate living experience that one could possibly enjoy while also being a part of a group of individuals that uphold a great standard of professionalism and integrity all while having some fun along the way.

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: I feel like Chris Evans (Capt. America) would be a nice fit to play my life. Chris, shows great courage in tight situations. He is humble, while never hesitant to show some humor towards others. Basically, he seems to be a goofball when everything is alright.



Margaret Gotsch
Major: Aviation Maintenance Management

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: Help younger students transition to college while honing my leadership skills.

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: Zoey Deschanel, because she is a strong fun loving woman who is constantly evolving and looking forward to the next challenge in life.


Fitzpatrick Hall

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Phillip Leibham
Majors: Sports Management and Data Science

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: I wanted to become a Resident Assistant to be involved in student’s life on campus.

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: I would want Steve Carell to play me in a movie about myself because he is such a clown, he laughs at his own jokes harder than anyone else does.



Julia Schaefer
Major: Marketing and business management

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: I wanted to become a resident Assistant so that I could be more involved on campus, and get to know more students. I also really wanted to help students get involved in activities on campus.

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: If I had to choose an actress to portray me in a role I would have to say Tina Fey, because she is classy yet funny.



Zanetta Quagrainie
Major: Nursing

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: Why you wanted to become a Resident Assistant: I wanted to find an outlet to give back to the Lewis community and help foster the same fun and welcoming environment that I experienced when I was a resident. My previous RA's helped me develop into a better student and person, and I hope to emulate the same positivity, kindness, and compassion that they showed me onto other students.

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: What actor/ actress would play you if a movie was being filmed about your life and why?: Shonda Rhimes would write the script because she is a creative genius, Skai Jackson would play the younger me because shes sassy and her hair is popping, and Tika Sumpter would play a majority of my life because she is a beautiful and talented dark-skinned woman (she was also on my favorite soap opera One Life to Live). Lastly, Oprah Winfrey would play the older me because I aspire to be a wealthy boss like her, and because she loves bread.



Rachel Aubart
Major: Mathematics
Minor: Psychology

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: I wanted to become a Resident Assistant because I wanted to help promote a safe community within the dorms and be someone that residents could talk to and go to with anything.

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: Jennifer Lawrence would play me in a movie about my life because she's blunt, funny, and loves food just like me.




St. Charles Borromeo South Hall

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Kaelen Evon
Major: Organizational Communications

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: I wanted to become a Resident Assistant in order to be a part of promoting community among our students.

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: I would love to have Emma Watson play me in a movie because she is a strong female role model in everything she believe in and accomplishes...plus, she has the best British accent ever.



Justin Fortes
Major: Physics
Minor: Math

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: I became an RA because the RAs my freshman year helped me come out of my shell, and I would like to do the same.

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: Jared Leto because he is able to convey a roller-coaster of emotions and he's also musically talented