The Catholic University of America

Mission

The Office of Campus Activities empowers students to cultivate connections, discover their potential, and create a sense of belonging at Catholic University by providing a supportive and equitable environment through a commitment to holistic growth and experiential learning.

Vision

The vision of the Office of Campus Activities is to be the heart of engagement for students at the Catholic University of America.

Professional Staff

Steve Kreider

Director of Campus Activities
kreider@cua.edu

Attending Penn State for his undergraduate degree and The University of Memphis for his graduate degree Steve has a variety of experiences including residence life, student conduct, leadership development, and of course campus activities. Outside of work Steve is very actively involved regionally and nationally with Ultimate Frisbee playing, coaching, and serving as a head referee for DC's professional men's team. Steve and his wife have 2 puppies who want you to follow them on instagram at @taleswithwalter and @doodlewithlillian.

Jia Wen Zhu

Assistant Director for Student Organizations
zhuji@cua.edu

Jia Wen Zhu (first name Jia Wen) received her undergraduate degree in communication from the State University of New York at Geneseo and her master degree in higher education administration from the George Washington University. You can find her reading and watching the Marvel Cinematic Universe films. In her free time she enjoys crossfit.

Antwann Harper

Assistant Director for Student Leadership
harperae@cua.edu

Antwann Harper attended Frostbrug State University during his undergraduate career where he was involved in various organizations and leadership experiences, and graduated with a B.A. in Fine Arts. It was during his undergraduate career where he became more interested in Higher Education, more specifically Student Affairs, and later pursed and received his M.A. in Higher Education Administration from the George Washington University.

Greta Haussmann

Assistant Director for Campus Events
haussmanngr@cua.edu

Greta Haussmann graduated from Catholic University in 2017 with a B.A. in Theology. Greta began her student affairs journey as a first-year student when she accepted a student staff position in the Office of Campus Activities. While at Catholic, Greta was a Resident Assistant and involved in multiple student organizations. In August 2019, Greta will complete her Masters of Education in College Student Personnel Administration from James Madison University. Outside of work Greta enjoys cooking, exercising, exploring DC, and spending time with her friends and family.

Student Staff

Consultant Team

Consultants are the first people you see in OCA, they are your go to source for any questions you have and will always welcome you to the office as our front desk staff

Brian O'Malley
Meg Reilly
Susie Reiter
Kelly Kirchgasser
Sarah Harrigan
Sean McKenna

Events & Marketing

The Events & Marketing team brings you all sorts of great events including DC Nite Out and Trivia Nights, as well as our annual events for Women's History Month, the University tree lighting ceremony "Light the Season" and much more.

Sarah Lynch
Paige Melley
Molly Beidleman

Leadership

The Leadership team helps coordinate all of our various leadership programs.

Kate Zwaan
Mari Nicole Rosales

Student Organization Services

The Student Organization Services team oversees everything student organizations from training to event support and even all of the financial management

Alex Ramirez
Brendan Civitello
Maddy Demaret
Fiona Lynch

Orientation

While we select 80 student Orientation Leaders to serve throughout the Orientation program, each year 2 students serve as student coordinators who spend an entire year planning all of the details of the Orientation program

Olivia Davis
Dante Nicotera

Contact Us

The Office of Campus Activities
202 Pryzbyla Center
Tel.: 202-319-6003
E-mail: cua-activities@cua.edu