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2019-2020 Professional Residence Life Staff

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Professional Residence Life Staff

Julie Kerr

Director of Residence Life

Julie finished her undergraduate degree in 2010 at Spring Arbor University in Spring Arbor, Michigan. She graduated with a B.A. in Psychology. After completing her degree she spent the following three years serving as a Resident Director with Greenville College in Illinois. During those three years, she mentored and worked with college students while pursuing her Masters in Higher Education through Geneva College in Pennsylvania. She completed her degree in May 2016. Julie is excited to serve the students of Mississippi College. One of her goals while living in Mississippi is to pet an alligator. 

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Nicole Hiratuka

Associate Director of Residence Life

Nicole is a native from the beautiful mountains of Rye, Colorado. Nicole earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Christian Studies and a minor in Psychology from Mississippi College in May of 2014. While attending MC, Nicole played varsity volleyball for the Choctaws and had the benefit of serving on the Fellowship of Christian Athletes leadership team. She recently received a M.A. Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Reformed Theological Seminary. Nicole loves traveling, playing sports and drinking sweet tea.

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Brandy West

Area Coordinator for Residence Life

Brandy was born and raised in the Memphis, TN area. She attended Mississippi College during her undergraduate years and graduated in 2017 with a B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Teaching English as a Second Language. She is now pursuing her M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Mississippi College. Brandy spent her time at Mississippi College involved in Baptist Student Union, Residence Life, and her social tribe. When not working, she enjoys being outside, taking walks or hikes, camping, spending time with her friends, and traveling to see family. Brandy also has a passion for puppies, and trying new foods from around the world! She is so excited to be serving New Women's West this year and is looking forward to the great time she and her RA staff will have this year with their residents. 

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Michelle Mihalko

Coordinator for Residence Life

Michelle was born and raised in the city of Hollywood, Florida. She graduated from Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA with a BA in Theatre: Production & Dramaturgy. She spent her time at Liberty involved in the theatre department’s management positions which is what lead to her interest for student leadership in residence life on campus. After graduating, she spent a year traveling and living in Italy for several months. In her free time, she enjoys long walks down the Target aisles, spontaneous road trips, museums, painting, and talking about the enneagram. She loves working with young college girls and is currently pursuing an MA in Higher Education Administration. 

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Charles Williams

Area Coordinator for Residence Life

Charles Williams, Jr., from East St. Louis, IL, attended East St. Louis Sr. High School. He began his academics at Alabama A&M University, Huntsville, AL. He earned an Associates of Arts from St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley, Florissant, MO. Settling at Jackson State University, Jackson, MS he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling. Charles worked in psychiatric residential treatment as a Resident Advisor for five years and in community mental health as a Therapist for two years, at the Mississippi Children's Home Services, now Canopy Children's Solutions. During his time as a community mental health therapist, he developed a desire for ministry and is currently pursuing seminary training at Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, MS.

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