It is our goal to provide CMU students with healthy and safe opportunities that will connect them to Central Michigan University and enhance their college experience. Please feel free to contact us with any questions.

Damon Brown - Director of Student Activities & Involvement 

About Damon

C8c501cf-5617-4c1a-8f76-a0bfe49a02b7Responsible for daily operation of the Office of Student Activities & Involvement. He oversees all campus programming, including CMU Program Board and all SAI marketing efforts. 

Damon has been at CMU since 1997. Prior to coming to Student Life in fall of 2006, he worked in University Recreation as the Coordinator of Intramural & Club Sports. He was responsible for coordinating a comprehensive Intramural Sports program that featured over 30 individual, dual & team intramural sports and over 25 club sports. 

Damon received his M.A. in Sports Administration from Central Michigan University. He earned a B.A. in Business Management & B.S. in Sports Sciences from Ohio University.


Danielle Rossman - Assistant Director for Student Organizations 

About Danielle

0ixcls1hfb0wee_800Dani is responsible for assisting and supporting the over 300 student organization on CMU's campus. She also provides support for OrgSync. 

Dani has been with Student Activities & Involvement since September of 2012. Dani received her Masters in Higher Education Administration at CMU. She is currently pursing a Ph.D. in Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education. She graduated with her Bachelors of Science in Psychology from CMU.



Molly Schuneman - Assistant Director for Fraternity and Sorority Life

About Molly 

786cd1bb-a01e-4c42-b556-ebdd94f9fceaMolly advises the fraternities and sororities on campus and works with three graduate assistants to make sure that the CMU fraternity and sorority community is the best that it can be. She creates leadership development opportunities and initiatives for the community. 

Molly received her M.S. in College Student Development from Oklahoma State University. She earned her B.A. in Dance and Women’s Studies from the University of Iowa. She also served as a national consultant for Alpha Chi Omega sorority for two years.


 Jeanette Smith - Administrative Clerk 

About Jeanette

Udjum3y94vxmn28_800Jeanette has been with CMU since 1999 in the Office of Minority Student Services. 

She has been in the Office of Student Activities & Involvement since 2010, as the Office Professional. 

Jeanette oversees our student support staff as well as the administrative functions of the office. Jeanette lives in Alma with her husband; has two grown children and two grand daughters also in the area.


Mariah Atkins - Graduate Assistant for Student Activities 

About Mariah

Abefd13c-4828-45a3-bc5f-a2831a1199d7Mariah comes to Central Michigan University from California where she was born and raised. She completed her undergraduate degree at California State University, Chico where she received a Bachelors in Healthcare Administration and a minor in Health and Wellness. 

Mariah is excited for this upcoming adventure at CMU where she will be working with CMU's Program Board. She looks forward ti neeting you! Please feel free to stop by for a piece of candy, a chat, a cheesy joke, or to just say hi. Her office can be found at Bovee University Center room 104M. 


Stephanie Hare - Graduate Assistant for Student Activities 

About Stephanie

6dd76007-6200-4631-8d36-5d8b5f5f6e30Stephanie is a Graduate Assistant working under Student Activities. Stephanie is serving as lead for campus events including but not limited to Welcome Weekend, Homecoming Week and Up All Night. She's looking forward to meeting, working and interacting with the students and faculty on campus. 

Stephanie received her BA in Professional Communication with concentrations in Organizational Communication and Public Relations from the University of Michigan-Flint prior to attending CMU. Stephanie served on the executive board for Campus Activities Board and Student Government as well as being faithfully active in Alternative Spring Break during her undergraduate career. 

Stephanie is currently working towards her Masters of Arts in Higher Education Administration.

Shantia Reese - Graduate Assistant for Fraternity and Sorority Life 

About Shantia

746d91cc-a07f-40b4-838a-b16d70fb6875Shantia is a Graduate Assistant working with Fraternity and Sorority Life. She is responsible for advising National Pan-Hellenic Council which is a collaborative organization of the nine historically African American fraternities and sororities. 

Shantia recieved her Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis in May of 2015. She is currently pursuing a Masters in Higher Education Administration at Central Michigan University and is graduating May 2019. 


Donielle Hetrick - Graduate Assistant for Fraternity and Sorority Life

About Donielle

55958803-c2bd-4d61-9ff5-ed5b72238a59Donielle is responsible for advising the 11 Panhellenic Sororities and the Collegiate Panhellenic Council here at CMU. 

Donielle graduated from Northern Michigan University with her B.A. in Sociology and a minor in International Relations. She is currently pursuing her Masters in Public Administration with a concentration on Nonprofit Management. She is also working towards earning her Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) credential. 



Rhiki Swinton - Graduate Assistant for Student Organizations 

About Rhiki

Aeed1032-c5a2-41ae-92f9-cf6431d00f00Rhiki is a Graduate Assistant responsible for assisting and supporting over 300 student organizations on CMU's campus. She helps with the programming for SAI, including the S.O.L.D series and Peer Involvement Advisors program. She also assists with other with other SAI campus programs and events, including Get Organized, SAI Student Leadership Retreat and MainStage. 

Prior to coming to CMU, Rhiki was an admissions counselor at Albion College. She worked closely with many first-generation, low-income, intercity Chicago students to help them see college as a viable option and investment in their future. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a concentration in Human Services from Albion College. 

Rhiki is currently working towards a Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration.

Moriah Cooper - Graduate Assistant for Student Activities 

About Moriah 

Bbab0484-5d8a-40fa-9273-85647a2feab2Moriah is a Graduate Assistant responsible for developing the Peer Involvement Advising Program. She helps with the Student Budget Allocation Committee as well as other SAI campus programs and events, including Get Organized, and MainStage. 

Moriah obtained a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science: Kinesiology from CMU. She is currently pursuing a Master of Public Health. 



Michael Rafo - Graduate Assistant for Fraternity and Sorority Life

About Michael

3e3c507d-2895-4825-9cda-40f4fe5d45d8Michael is a Graduate Assistant working with Fraternity & Sorority Life. He is responsible for advising the Interfraternity Council, that is the umbrella organization for ten fraternities on campus, conducting assessment and advising the honorary society, Order of Omega. 

Michael received his Bachelor's of Science in Sociology with minors in Leadership and Marketing from Eastern Michigan University in 2018. He is currently pursuing his Master's Degree in Higher Education Administration at Central Michigan University with an anticipated graduation date of May 2020.


Girard Brown 

About Girard

F5076959-16a4-4791-b33f-b34fceb0f1dfGirard is a Graduate Assistant for SAI from Farmington, MI. He went Siena Heights University in Adrian, MI for undergraduate studies in Communication. There he fell in love with Student Life/Student Affairs.







Contact Us:

Office of Student Activities and Involvement 

University Center 101, Mount Pleasant, MI 48858

(989) 774-3016 | sai@cmich.edu