Lisa Brown Cornelius
Director of Residence Life
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Lisa joined the Office of Residence Life in 2011. Lisa has held the positions of associate director and assistant director of residence life at Xavier University where she has worked since 2003. Prior to that she served as an area coordinator at the University of Dayton. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English and History from Xavier University and a master’s degree in student affairs administration from Michigan State University. Lisa is actively involved in the Jesuit Association of Student Personnel Administrators.
Lord Edwin “Eddie” J. Carreon
Associate Director of Residence Life for Residential Education
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Eddie joined the John Carroll University community in the summer of 2012. He previously served in the Residence Life offices at Saint Joseph’s University and College of the Holy Cross. He earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees at The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. Eddie believes very strongly in the mission and vision of Jesuit Catholic higher education. Eddie’s portfolio includes leading the Residential Education team, directing the Resident Assistant leadership program, coordinating responses to student emergencies and crisis, and leading the recruitment, selection and training of staff. Eddie also teaches in the Arrupe Scholars and Intergroup Dialogue programs.
Assistant Director of Residence Life for Housing Operations
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Brendan joined the John Carroll University community in the fall of 2014. He spent the previous six years working within various Residence Life positions at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota in Winona, MN. He earned his undergraduate degree at John Carroll University in 2008 and his master’s degree at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN. Brendan is a strong proponent of Catholic Higher Education and mission formation. Brendan focuses on the housing operations within the Office of Residence Life including facilities, coordinating access to the halls, collaborating with the residential Greek communities, and overseeing the residential duplexes and houses.
Marie J. Perri
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Marie joined the Office of Residence Life team in September of 1998. Prior to working at JCU, she worked for University Hospital’s UPCP in the area of pediatrics and child psychology. Marie oversees all aspects of our housing process including contracts, occupancy, reports, and the room selection process for international, transfer, freshmen, and continuing students.
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Emily joined the Office of Residence Life in January 2014. She received her bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Bowling Green State University. As administrative assistant to the offices of Residence Life and Liturgical Music she is responsible for supervision of work study students, assisting in the administration of departmental budgets, maintaining the Office of Residence Life website, and assistance to the Housing Coordinator.
Area Coordinator (Hamlin and Campion Halls)
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Nakiya is a graduate from The University of Vermont with an M.Ed. in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration. She served as an Assistant Residence Director in the Department of Residential Life for two years as well as working in New Student Orientation, Student Athlete Services, Fraternity & Sorority Life, and Operations and Event Services for their student center. She received her B.A. in Sociology and Women & Gender Studies at Stony Brook University. Her interests include social justice education, student and peer support, leadership development, and self care advocacy. Nakiya is very excited to work with and for the students of Campion and Hamlin and the greater JCU community!
Area Coordinator (Dolan and Pacelli Halls)
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Deanna is the area coordinator responsible for the operation and administration of Dolan and Pacelli Halls and joined our John Carroll University Res Life Team in July, 2013. Deanna earned her associate’s degree in Business Management and her master’s degree in Higher Education Administration from The University of Akron, and earned her bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management from Malone University. Deanna comes to JCU from The University of Akron, where she served as the Graduate Assistant for Living-Learning Communities (L-LCs) in the department of Residence Life & Housing. While at Akron, Deanna oversaw the largest student staff and helped with the development of new L-LCs, focused on student success at the freshman and sophomore level. Prior to working in Residence Life, Deanna worked at North Central State College and served as a champion for career center students by helping them think through the decision making process of attending college and finding the right fit, and then navigated the complex process of arranging campus visits, completing college admissions and financial aid/scholarship applications, course registration, and transfer credits personally with the student and their family. Deanna’s passion lies in assisting first-year students with the transition to college life and through her work at previous institutions, she has taught the first-year college success seminar for the past four years. As a first-generation college student, she understands first hand many of the struggles students face and her hope is to always be seen as a friendly welcoming face for students, someone who is able to lend a listening ear, or serve as an individual who can help students find needed campus and community resources.
Bernell Nevil III
Area Coordinator (Millor and Sutowski Halls)
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Bernell joined the Office of Residence Life in June 2014. He is the Area Coordinator overseeing the Millor and Sutowski residential communities. Before coming to John Carroll, Bernell earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with majors in Organization and Human Resources and Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis. Throughout his time at WashU, he found a passion for helping students in a variety of roles such as working with orientation, being a tour guide, and being an RA. He went on to get his Master of Arts in Student Affairs Administration from Michigan State University. While at MSU, he served as an Assistant Community Director in a residence hall of over 1100 students and supervised a staff of eight Resident Assistants. Bernell is very excited to join the John Carroll community to help the institution work towards its mission of creating men and women for others.
Area Coordinator (Bernet and Murphy Halls)
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Originally from Romania, Adrian moved to California in 2003 where he has resided until June, 2014 when he accepted the position at John Carroll. Adrian joins our team after just recently graduating from Azusa Pacific University, which is located in Azusa, CA with an M.S. in College Counseling and Student Development.
While working on his master’s degree, Adrian served as the Intercultural Programming Advisor at Pepperdine University where he advised 14 cultural clubs and organizations, as well as the Coordinator for Community Based Student Development at Azusa Pacific University where he worked with students serving the Azusa community. Prior to graduating from APU, Adrian graduated from University of California, San Diego (UCSD) with a double B.A. degree in Political Science – International Relations and Urban Studies and Planning. While studying at UCSD, Adrian served as an RA for 3 years.
In his spare time, Adrian enjoys running, hiking, swimming, traveling, and movies. Adrian is very excited about joining our dynamic team of Area Coordinators, and ultimately serving the students and staff of Murphy and Bernet Halls!
Community Coordinator (Hamlin Hall)
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Travis joined JCU’s Office of Residence Life staff in July of 2015. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from another Jesuit school, Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. He spent a total of 7 years in healthcare working in areas ranging from emergency medicine to assisting U.S. Military Veterans with Alzheimer’s. Travis is a proud member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity where he has held many undergraduate and alumni positions. He currently sits on two boards which plan intensive leadership schools for undergraduate brothers as well as alumni. Travis is very excited to work with the ORL staff and with the Fraternity men and Sorority women of Hamlin Hall as their Community Coordinator.
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