Meet Your RA

West Hall

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West 1: Katie Coats West 2 North: Tia Hewuse West 2 South: Stu Macki West 3 North: Jason Riss
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West 3 South: Colleen Gillis West 4 North: Rebecca Sachtleben West 4 South: Ronnie Hampton

  

Maria Hall

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Maria 1: Kyla Kiefer Maria 2: Kevin Lanigan Maria 3: Shannon Haubrich Maria 4: Christopher Whitmore

 

East Hall

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East 1: Jaylen Clark East 2: Cindy Quan East 3: Cody Anderson East 4: Lea Herdler

 

Webster Village Apartments

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WVA 1: Henry "Oreo" Coleman WVA 2: Kyle Meadors WVA 3: Daphne Slade
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WVA 4: Trish Stoverink WVA 5: Paige Andrews-Johnson WVA 6: Jenna Lucas

 


 

Katie Coats - West 1

Year:
Senior

Hometown:
Florissant, Missouri

Major:
Educational Studies, minor in Spanish

Campus Involvement:
Delta Phi Epsilon, housing department as a CSA, Student Education Association, NRHH, Webster LEADS, Student Ambassadors

Hobbies/Interests:
Running, hanging out with friends, watching Cardinals games, watching movies, baking.

Favorite Things:

Books: Hunger Games series, Nicholas Sparks books.
Music: The Beatles, Mumford and Sons, musicals, Beyonce, Justin Timberlake
TV: Friends, Pretty Little Liars, Modern Family, Big Bang Theory, The Office, 30 Rock, Community, How I Met Your Mother.
Movies: Mean Girls, Hunger Games, musicals, Love Actually, Disney Movies!
Misc: The Cardinals, Food, Bread Co, sleeping, Darren Criss, and kittens.

Favorite Thing to Do in St. Louis:
Forest Park, Cardinals Games, Fro-Yo, City Museum.

Best Thing About Webster:
The diversity, the open-mindedness, and the feeling of community.

Advice for Residents:
Don't be afraid to put yourself out there. Join clubs. Explore the campus. Meet new people.


Tia Hewuse - West 2 North

Year:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Tomah, WI

Major:
Speech Communication with a Minor in Aerospace

Campus Involvement:
ROTC, Recital Assistant at Department of Music

Hobbies/Interests:
Cake Decorating, Arts and Crafts, Ceramics

Favorite Things:
Books: Jane Austen, The Hunger Games, Harry Potter Music: Jazz, Christian

Movies: The Princess Bride, The Blind Side, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars.

Food: Chocolate, Any Fruit, Chocolate, Pasta, Chocolate and Chocolate!!!!!!!!!!!

Favorite Thing to Do in St. Louis:
The Saint Louis Art Museum 

Best Thing About Webster:
There is a café in the library with the BEST cookie brownies eVeR!!

Advice for Residents:
Get involved, study before social life and have fun!


Stu Macki - West 2 South

Year:
Junior

Hometown:
Cambridge, Iowa

Major:
Film Production/ Public Relations

Campus Involvement:
Gorlok Guide, Residential Housing Association, Orientation Leader, Connection Leader

Hobbies/Interests:
Photography, watching movies, smiling and being friendly to everyone I meet

Favorite Things:
Movies- Avatar, Sophie's Choice, The Hurt Locker--Music- Muse, Showtunes, Ok Go, Pink--Books- HARRY POTTER, The Help--Foods- Seafood, Mexican food--TV- American Horror Story, The Walking Dead, The Good Wife

Favorite Thing to Do in St. Louis:
I love exploring in St. Louis and trying to find new exciting things to do. 

Best Thing About Webster:
We have our own culture. There is an atmosphere on this campus unlike any other campus you will be at. 

Advice for Residents:
Get involved. If you get involved in at least one club or student organization, you will not regret it, and it is one of the quickest ways to make friends. 


Jason Riss - West 3 North

Year:
Sophomore

Hometown:
St Louis, MO

Major:
Finance

Campus Involvement:
RHA, Freshman Council

Hobbies/Interests:
Watching movies with friends, reading, and eating free food around Webster.

Favorite Things:
Moonrise Kingdom, Breaking Bad, Sense and Sensibilities and Sea Monsters 

Favorite Thing to Do in St. Louis:
Go to the Zoo, Botanical Gardens, eat some pasta on the Hill, and riding everything at Six Flags.

Best Thing About Webster:
There are so many activities to do and clubs to attend that all offer free food!

Advice for Residents:
If you are having roommate troubles, the worst thing you can do is not talk about it. Get together and try to work things out so you both have a great living experience!


Colleen Gillis - West 3 South

Year:
Senior

Hometown:
Hickam Air Field, Hawaii

Major:
Film Production, Music minor

Campus Involvement:
Station Manager of GTV, Communications Manager for Webster Catholic Students Union, Collaborative Student Media Association

Hobbies/Interests:
Making movies, playing Oboe and Baby Harp, playing Celtic music, sewing, making jewelry, watching movies, archery, playing video games and board games with friends, snorkeling, paddle boarding

Favorite Things:
Lord of the Rings books and movies, The Hunger Games books and movies, Chronicles of Narnia books and movies, Star Trek, classical music, Celtic Music, other international music, mac'n'cheese, potatoes, chocolate

Favorite Thing to Do in St. Louis:
Walking around Forest Park, archery in Forest Park

Best Thing About Webster:
I love the small and beautiful campus, especially in the spring, and I love how everyone is so different and creative and you can really be yourself without having to worry about what others think. 

Advice for Residents:
At Webster, try not to blend in. The trick is to stand out. That's how you'll get noticed here, and in your career in the future. 


Rebecca Sachtleben - West 4 North

Year:
Junior

Hometown:
Centralia, Illinois

Major:
Graphic Design Minor: Marketing and Media Communications

Campus Involvement:
AIGA Secretary of Webster Arts Coalition (W.A.C.)

Hobbies/Interests:
Playing games with my friends, quoting movies, finding funny youtube videos, listening to 8track stations, and exploring different parks in Missouri.

Favorite Things:
(In no particular order) The Hunger Games, Mumford and Sons, chips and hummus, SNL, Nutella, parody movies like Scary Movie 3, Harry Potter, Flight of the Concords, The Walking Dead, Geographer, OkGo, anything with Will Ferrell or Kristen Wiig, Sherlock Holmes, Marvel movies and Coffee.

Favorite Thing to Do in St. Louis:
Visit the Children's Zoo in Forrest Park (it's free before 10:00 am!)

Best Thing About Webster:
It's small, personal and the students and staff are fantastic.

Advice for Residents:
Go out and meet new people! You never know who will end up becoming your new friends. Also, be yourself. College can be a great opportunity to let go of all those things that held you back in high school. You're turning over a new leaf. You decide who you want to be!


Ronnie Hampton - West 4 South

Year:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Memphis, TN

Major:
Political Science 

Campus Involvement:
Desk Attendant in the Residential Life Department

Hobbies/Interests:
My interest and hobbies consist of staying up-to-date on politics, watching anime, drawing, playing basketball, growing in my relationship with God, finding a way to help people know God, socializing with friends, napping, and exploring everything that Webster has to offer.

Favorite Things:
My favorite things are God and the Bible, anime, action movies, manga, basketball, and bubble gum (the sugary kind!).

Favorite Thing to Do in St. Louis:
As of now my favorite thing to do in St. Louis is to see and explore the different parts of St. Louis. I also enjoy going to the St. Louis Art Museum.  

Best Thing About Webster:
The best thing about Webster is that Webster is home to so many different kinds of people and that everyone at Webster seems comfortable with discussing and expressing who they are. One random thing in particular that I noticed at Webster that I really enjoy seeing is how much people, no matter how they old are, still enjoy watching cartoons. 

Advice for Residents:
My advice for residents is to try hard to find your purpose in life and take advantage of the opportunity that Webster is providing for you. Don't be afraid to put yourself out there and try new things; you don't know what you will like until you try it. I would say that God is with you and that you are at Webster for a specific reason/purpose that he planned for you specifically, and because of this you should make sure that you make the most out of your college experience.


Kyla Kiefer - Maria 1

Year:
Junior

Hometown:
Perryville, Missouri

Major:
Interactive Digital Media/ Photography minor

Campus Involvement:
Delta Phi Epsilon, RHA, Webster Leads

Hobbies/Interests:
Watching movies, playing video games, and spending time with my friends and family

Favorite Things:
Dean Koontz books are my favorite.  I love all types of music, David Bowie is my main man. I like movies, but can usually be found watching Golden Girls, Law and Order (SVU), or the Food Network

Favorite Thing to Do in St. Louis:
Hang out at the Loop or downtown area. 

Best Thing About Webster:
Campus diversity and sense of community 

Advice for Residents:
You're opening up a whole new world of opportunities. Take advantage of them and be the person you want to be. 


Kevin Lanigan - Maria 2

Year:
Junior 

Hometown:
Warrenton, MO

Major:
Scriptwriting, Minor- Film Studies

Campus Involvement:
Chainlink Improv, RHA, Humans Versus Zombies, Webster Film and Video Society, Surfacing

Hobbies/Interests:
Fun-loving Sagittarius that enjoys long walks on the beach and sunsets

Favorite Things:
Community, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Shaun of the Dead, gummy worms, Firefly, Mass Effect, Lost, and Firefly again.

Favorite Thing to Do in St. Louis:
The Zoo

Best Thing About Webster:
The people. Such a neat, eclectic, and accepting group of students that inspire me every day and encourage me to do more.

Advice for Residents:
See above. Become part of that neat, eclectic, and accepting group of people. Become someone who people smile at on the way to class. Making friends is the difference between a mediocre college experience and a truly great college experience.


Shannon Haubrich - Maria 3

Year:
Junior

Hometown:
Quincy, Illinois

Major:
Dance and Spanish

Campus Involvement:
Dance Club Treasurer, Conservatory and Dance Office Assistant

Hobbies/Interests:
Aerial dance, singing in my car, painting my nails, puzzles, reading, natural health and healing, photography, Walt Disney World

Favorite Things:
Books- The Bible; Music- Bon Iver, MGMT, Greg Laswell, Dustin O'Halloran; Food- Organic food!

Favorite Thing to Do in St. Louis:
Go to Whole Foods Market, explore South City, hike at Castlewood State Park

Best Thing About Webster:
I was initially drawn to Webster because of its artsiness (specifically dance), but I've learned that it has so much more than just really great art programs. There's the Study Abroad program, the different class options, the feasibility to double-major, the abundance of shows and activities each week, and the individuality of all of the students, just to name a few.

Advice for Residents:
Study what you love the most instead of what you think will make you the most money. With the availability of Career Services, helpful staff, and professionals here in every field, there's no excuse not to.


Christopher Whitmore - Maria 4

Year:
Senior

Hometown:
Richmond, California

Major:
Political Science with an Emphasis in Public Law

Campus Involvement:
Student Ambassador, National Residence Hall Honorary

Hobbies/Interests:
Spending time with friends, playing basketball, biking, listening to music, spending time outdoors 

Favorite Things:
My favorite movie series is the Batman/Dark Knight Trilogy. I'm a huge Kanye West fan and can listen to almost all of his songs all day long. My favorite foods are quesadillas, burritos, and burgers with a little west coast touch to them. 

Favorite Thing to Do in St. Louis:
My favorite thing to do in St. Louis is to go to the Central West End on nice evenings to enjoy food, shops, and the presence other people enjoying the area.

Best Thing About Webster:
The best thing about Webster is the community. When you're involved on campus, you get to meet so many people and you open yourself up to so many different experiences; it is amazing.

Advice for Residents:
Enjoy the time that you spend in college in whatever way you know how to. College goes by so fast, and there's too much that you can do during your years here for anyone to sit in their room all day. Explore, break down your barriers, and open yourself up to the opportunities that Webster has to offer.


Jaylen Clark - East 1

Year:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Memphis, TN

Major:
Film Production

Campus Involvement:
Encounter (religious group), Pasta Night Tuesdays, Video Game Club, MCISA Volunteer, Webster Works Worldwide

Hobbies/Interests:
Singing, Dancing, Beat-boxing, Reading, Writing, Listening to music, video games, art, film, photography, books, anything that involves a lot of creativity.

Favorite Things:

Book- "Duma Key" by Stephen King
Music- Everything but country music, favorite genres are Dub-step, Punk, Alternative, and Indie Rock
Movies- The Fifth Element, Tower Heist, and The Avengers
Food- Salad, Breads, Mixed Vegetables
Color- Red, Silver, and Periwinkle

Favorite Thing to Do in St. Louis:
Eat at restaurants, visit museums, and hang out with friends.

Best Thing About Webster:
There is so much diversity and there is something here for every student so that no one feels left out. Anyone can get involved!

Advice for Residents:

If you know you have major assignments/tests coming up, please don't procrastinate on studying! However, don't stay cooped up in your room; go have fun to relax yourself and relieve stress!


Cindy Quan - East 2

Year:
Senior

Hometown:
Guatemala City, Guatemala

Major:
International Relations

Campus Involvement:
Student Ambassadors, LASO, and ISA

Hobbies/Interests:
I love to read books, watch movies and eat! I also love to talk about my country (Guatemala), and I would like to travel around the world! 

Favorite Things:
Book: The Diviners; Music: Spanish music; Movies: romantic comedy, action and comedy; Food: any type of food unless it is spicy! 

Favorite Thing to Do in St. Louis:
go to Ted Drew's, hang out with my friends

Best Thing About Webster:
The people and how welcoming they are! 

Advice for Residents:
Live your own life and be happy with the choices and decisions you make.


Cody Anderson - East 3

Year:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Lebanon, MO

Major:
Video Production and Business Administration

Campus Involvement:
ResLife

Hobbies/Interests:
Watching TV shows, Running, Working with techie things and Hanging out with friends and family.

Favorite Things:
Books: The Kite Runner, The Hunger Games and Anthem. Music: Anything with a groovy beat that gets my foot a taping. Movies: There are a lot of them I love. TV Shows: Mad Men, Downton Abbey, 30 Rock, Community and (the classic) Boy Meets World. Food: Pasta and Cashew Chicken. Sports: Soccer and Baseball 

Favorite Thing to Do in St. Louis:
Eat at the Hill, Play in Forest Park, Watch shows at the Fox and STL Symphony. 

Best Thing About Webster:
It's a great place to get involved and connect with great people.

Advice for Residents:
Get involved with something on campus that interests you.


Lea Herdler - East 4

Year:
Junior

Hometown:
Derby, Kansas

Major:
Vocal Performance

Campus Involvement:
Residential Housing Association, Encounter, CRU, and Choir

Hobbies/Interests:
Singing, Reading, Watching movies, Swimming, Playing piano and guitar, live music, SNAIL MAIL!!!  And not all in that order!

Favorite Things:
I have the most diverse iTunes library on this earth, and I will read any book you tell me to read.  My taste in movies is that of a dude's. If you give me blueberries, popcorn, Ferrero Rocher or Dove chocolate, or Coca-Cola, I will be your best friend for the rest of eternity.

Favorite Thing to Do in St. Louis:
I like to go to lesser known places and hear the live music of starving new artists.

Best Thing About Webster:
The community.  There will always be someone there when you need them, and always something to do if you're bored.

Advice for Residents:
Keep a positive attitude, and always try to make time for yourself.  Do something fun every once in a while.


Henry "Oreo" Coleman - WVA Building 1

Year:
Junior

Hometown:
Belleville, Illinois

Major:
Audio Production

Campus Involvement:
Association of African American Collegians 

Hobbies/Interests:
Making music, DJing, dancing, hanging with friends, and acting like I can sing.

Favorite Things:
Movie: Friday, Music: ANYTHING!, Food: Chinese

Favorite Thing to Do in St. Louis:
Ride to somewhere random on the MetroLink

Best Thing About Webster:
There is always something to do.

Advice for Residents:
Do not be afraid to step out of your comfort zone. Also explore new things and new people!!!


Kyle Meadors - WVA Building 2

Year:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Elmhurst, IL

Major:
Audio Production

Campus Involvement:
Ultimate Frisbee

Hobbies/Interests:
Playing Guitar and Writing music!

Favorite Things:
All Movies!!! Also good food, and alternative rock

Favorite Thing to Do in St. Louis:
Explore and attend events on campus and downtown.

Best Thing About Webster:
friendly people

Advice for Residents:
Be open to new things; this is your chance to meet people and do things you never would have! 


Daphne Slade - WVA Building 3

Year:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Kirkwood, MO

Major:
Double Major in Sociology and Women and Gender Studies

Campus Involvement:
Webster University Feminist Collective

Hobbies/Interests:
Feminism, being with friends and family, running, trying new things

Favorite Things:
Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, all food, Archer, chocolate

Favorite Thing to Do in St. Louis:
Go to the loop!

Best Thing About Webster:
It's very welcoming and accepting.

Advice for Residents:
Everything will be just fine! Webster is a great university filled with fun people and activities, as well as amazing learning chances, but you just have to be willing to take those chances.


Trish Stoverink - WVA Building 4

Year:
Junior

Hometown:
St. Louis, MO

Major:
Sociology

Campus Involvement:
President of LGBTQ Alliance and Member of Webster Feminist Collective and Webster LEADS

Hobbies/Interests:
Sewing, crafting, building stuff, etc. (It changes often)

Favorite Things:

Books: Stone Butch Blues, The Hunger Games, Harry Potter, Speak, Perks of Being a Wallflower, and other weird sociology books
Music: I'm weird so I mainly like country and top 40
Movies: Les Miserables, Pitch Perfect, Moulin Rouge, Life as We Know It, Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights, RENT, and basically any other musical you can think of
TV Shows: Pretty Little Liars, The Vampire Diaries, Grey's Anatomy, and more
Foods: The way to my heart is cheese pizza and chicken strips

Favorite Thing to Do in St. Louis:
Hang out at the Central West End or the Grove or relax and visit the many free things in Forest Park

Best Thing About Webster:
Being able to get involved in anything so easily

Advice for Residents:
No matter how old you are or how long you have been here, it is never too late to get involved- it will make things so much better!


Paige Andrews-Johnson - WVA Building 5

Year:
Senior

Hometown:
Marine, IL

Major:
English (Drama) and Scriptwriting

Campus Involvement:
President of Chainlink Improv Theater Troupe; Moderator for Humans vs. Zombies; Secretary for Video Game Club; Member of Surfacing Theater and Doodle Club

Hobbies/Interests:
Art, theater, writing, music, reading, improv, comedy, board games, and psychology.

Favorite Things:

David Copperfield by Charles Dickens, A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket, 30 Rock, Arrested Development, The IT Crowd, The Decemberists, Fun., steak, pineapples, and Martin McDonagh

Favorite Thing to Do in St. Louis:
Go to Forest Park!

Best Thing About Webster:
The community!

Advice for Residents:
Get involved! It will help you learn valuable life skills, and you will likely find networking opportunities in the people you meet.


Jenna Lucas - WVA Building 6

Year:
Senior

Hometown:
Park Hills, Missouri

Major:
Film Production

Campus Involvement:
Cru, Webster Film and Video Society

Hobbies/Interests:
Reading, watching movies, long walks on the beach, high-fiving strangers...normal things.

Favorite Things:
Foreign films, Cardinals baseball, stand-up comedy shows, talking about manatees, Portlandia.

Favorite Thing to Do in St. Louis:
Exploring! There are seriously so many cool places in St. Louis that I would never think to look for, and just stumbled across them. I like to take a camera and just go for a drive.

Best Thing About Webster:
The different perspectives that make up our student body and staff, and being able to overcome every difference to build friendships and community.

Advice for Residents:
Take advantage of every opportunity that Webster gives you! Whether it's studying abroad, doing an internship, or just taking a fencing class, do what you want and don't be afraid to try different things!