CLACS Staff

Angela Roman

Angela Roman

Job Title:
CLACS Director & Coordinator of the Leadership Center

Job Description:
Oversee the vision and implementation of goals for CLACS, coordinate leadership development opportunities for Ferris students.  

Start Date: October 2008

Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and Masters in Business Administration both from Ferris State University

Committees:
Finance Division, Friends and Family, Student Affairs Assessment, FSUS Advisory Council, Homecoming, Bulldog Beginnings, Student Affairs Diversity, and CCA Board

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Email: AngelaRoman@ferris.edu

Fun Fact:
I Love camping!!

Matthew Jones

Matthew Jones

Job Title:
Coordinator of Greek Life Center

Job Description:
Partner with the Greek letter organizations on campus to develop leadership, service, and character building programming.  Promote the positive impact the Greek experience has both for students and the community.

Start Date: January 2015

Education:
Bachelor's of Science, Communication from Eastern Michigan University

Committees:
Health and Wellness and Alcohol Task Force, Family and Friends, and Student Life Retention

Email: matthewjones@ferris.edu

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Fun Fact:
I don't eat sweets, and I am terrified of heights.

Nicholas Smith

Nicholas Smith

Job Title:
Coordinator of Activities & Student Organization Center

Job Description:
Works with all of the student organizations and major events on campus.

Start Date: September 2014

Education:
Bachelor’s in Integrative Public Relations from Central Michigan University, Masters of Public Administration, Masters of Education, and an Educational Specialist degree, all from GVSU.

Committees:
Bulldog Beginnings, Homecoming, FSUS Advisory committee, and SLAAC

Email: NicholasSmith@ferris.edu

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Fun Fact:
I would probably eat pizza for about 90% of my meals if my wife would let me.

Michele Albright

Michele Albright

Job Title:
Coordinator of Career & Volunteer Centers

Job Description:
I work with students and alumni to explore career options, understand workforce trends, engage in activities to enhance employability skills, and to market themselves appropriately for internship and full time career opportunities. I also foster relationships with federal, state, private and non-profit organizations that provide employment; helping to promote current and future vacancies. Coordinating multiple events including the University’s Career & Internship Fairs, simulated interviews with employers, and numerous on campus recruiting visits.

Start Date: September 2011

Education:
Master’s in Education, Bachelor’s in Human Resource Management, Associates Degree in Liberal Arts

Committees:
Career Center Advisory Council, Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Academic Service Leaning Committee, Student Affairs Appreciation and Recognition Team

Email: MicheleAlbright@ferris.edu

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Fun Fact:
I love to travel and meet new and interesting people. I have been to 47 states and 3 foreign countries so far.

Teresa Fogel

Teresa Fogel

Job Title:
Student Activities Specialist

Job Description:
I work with the Registered Student Organizations (RSO’s) with OrgSync, the RSO Event Registration form, events, contracts, and risk management. I also work closely with the Finance Division of Student Government and all the processing of Student Activity Fund grants.

Start Date:Started at Ferris in 1983 in the Automotive Department and then Dining Services (Housing). Prior to that, I worked in Optometry (now called the University Eye Center). I have been working with Activities at FSU since 1991.

Committees:
Finance Division, Bulldog Bonanza, Homecoming, and the Pride Committee.

Email: TeresaFogel@ferris.edu

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Fun Fact:
My favorite summer pastime is riding around in our golf cart with my husband and two puppies.

Kathryn Thomas

Kathryn Douglas

Job Title:
CLACS Assistant

Job Description:
I work at the front desk, so when you come into the CLACS office it is my smiling face that will greet you. Also, I oversee all of the lobby activities. I work to make the CLACS main area a safe place for students to come and hang out in whether they are studying or just relaxing with friends. Throughout the semesters I partner closely with the coordinators to help them plan events. For the most part though you will see me at the front desk.

Start Date: September 2015

Education:
Bachelor's in Business Integrated Studies from Ferris State University with a concentration in hotel management

Committees:
Friends and Family Weekend and Bulldog Beginnings

Email: KathrynThomas@ferris.edu

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Fun Fact:
I love to do anything that involves water sports.

 

Jacob Schrot

Jacob Schrot

Job Title:
Veteran Resource Representative

Job Description:
Assist Student Veterans with their transition from military service to life as a college student. Facilitate the transition by helping Student Veterans secure education benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs. Also connect Student Veterans with local resources.

Start Date: January 2015

Education:
BA in Organizational Management from Ashford University

Committees:
SVA-Student Veterans of America Chapter, Veteran Transfer Equivalency Committee, Human Services Collaborative Body-Mecosta/Osceola, West Michigan Veterans Coalition, Team Red, White, & Blue-Grand Rapids, Team Rubicon

Email: jschrot@ferris.edu

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Fun Fact:
I can do a really good Napoleon Dynamite impression.