The Catholic University of America

Mission

The Office of Campus Activities develops servant leaders by challenging students to make ethical decisions that add to the common good, value differences among people and ideas, and contribute to the CUA and the Washington, DC community. This is accomplished by providing students with connections and resources that positively impact the growth and development of the whole student.

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
  • Events & Marketing Team
  • Leadership Programs Team
  • Orientation Team
  • Student Organization Services Team
  • Student Organization Management Team 
  • Campus Activities Consultants
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    Professional Staff

     

    Katie Jennings - Associate Vice President for Student Engagement

    Katie joined the Office of Campus Activities in November 2011 after working in The Office of the Dean of Students as the Assistant and then Associate Dean of Students. Katie oversees the direction of the Office of Campus Activities and the Orientation program. Before moving to DC, Katie worked in alcohol and other drug education at the University of Maine and St. John’s University. Katie received her M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration with a concentration in Women’s Studies from The University of Maine and a Bachelor’s in Media Studies and Women’s Studies from Fordham University. In her free time, Katie enjoys spending time with her husband and young children and their extended family in New England.

    Megan Reilly - Assistant Director

    Megan joined the Office of Campus Activities in August 2015 and primarily oversees student organization finance. She previously worked in both academic affairs and residence life at the George Washington University. She received her M.A. in Higher Education Administration and Policy from GW and also holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, San Diego. She has lived in the DC area since 2012, but visits her home state of California frequently. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, antique shopping, playing with her two kittens, visiting friends and family around the country, and traveling.

    Ana Lincoln - Assistant Director

    Ana joined the Office of Campus Activities in the summer of 2012 after working at CUA in Housing Services since 2011. She oversees the Orientation program, major events, and marketing for all OCA events and initiatives. Before coming to CUA, Ana worked in Residence Life at Washington & Jefferson College. While completing her M.A. in College Student Personnel at Bowling Green State University, Ana also worked in the Orientation & First Year Programs office. She received a B.A. in Communication from Hope College, where she developed a passion for student activities and orientation. Ana also loves reading, running, Lake Michigan, lists, great quotes, and spending time with family and friends.

    Emily Scanlon - Assistant Director

    In Emily’s role as Assistant Director for Student Organization Management she will be working with Program Board, all Student Organizations, and Club Sports. Emily has a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Northern Kentucky University and a Master’s degree in College Student Personnel Administration from James Madison University. After living in Virginia where she gained experience in academic and career counseling she moved back to her home state of Kentucky. There she worked with campus programming, student organizations, orientation, and first year programs. She is thankful for all of the experiences that led her to the Catholic University of America. In her free time she spends time exploring DC with her husband, hosts visiting family and friends, and finds creative craft or cooking projects.

Greg Weaver - Assistant Director

Greg joined the Office of Campus Activities in 2016. In his role as Assistant Director he oversees the student leadership programs and serves as the advisor to the Student Government Association.  Greg has a B.A. in Communication from California Lutheran University and received his M.Ed.in Higher Education with an emphasis in Higher Education Organization from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). Prior to joining OCA Greg worked with the student government and taught Introduction to Leadership at UNLV, taught and worked for the College of Southern Nevada’s International Center, served as an admissions counselor at Vanguard University, and has six years of experience in business management and employee development. In his free time he loves to travel internationally, rock climb, crab, and go hiking with his wife and two dogs.

     

    Events & Marketing Team

    This team is responsible for planning the large-scale events put on by OCA, as well as marketing all OCA events to the CUA community.

    Professional Staff

    Ana Lincoln - Assistant Director

    Hometown: Troy, MI
    Undergraduate Degree: Communication, Hope College
    Graduate Degree: College Student Personnel, Bowling Green State University
    Responsibilities: Major Events, Marketing, Orientation

     

     

    Student Staff

    Greta Haussmann

    Student Coordinator
    Hometown: Columbia, MD
    Graduation Year: 2017
    Major: Theology with Media Studies & Philosophy minors
    Primary Involvement on Campus: Resident Assistant, Anscombe Society, Custos Utique Antiquitatis, Best Buddies, Cardinal Ambassador

    Alex Law 
    Assistant
     Student Coordinator
    Hometown: Yardley, PA
    Graduation Year: 2018
    Major: Elementary Education
    Primary Involvement on Campus: Orientation, CUA Dance Company
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    Leadership Programs Team

     

    This team is responsible for all of OCA's leadership programs.

Professional Staff

Greg Weaver - Assistant Director

Hometown: Portland, OR
Undergraduate Degree: Communication, California Lutheran University
Graduate Degree: Higher Education, emphasis in Higher Education Organization, UNLV
Responsibilities: Student Government Association, Student Leadership Programs

 

    Student Staff

    Brie Zschech

    Student Coordinator
    Hometown: Haddonfield, NJ
    Graduation Year: 2017
    Major: International Business & German Studies
    Primary Involvement on Campus: German Club, Orientation, Leadership Programs

     

    Meg Reilly
    Assistant Student Coordinator
    Hometown: Yardley, PA
    Graduation Year: 2019
    Major: Marketing
    Primary Involvement on Campus: Program Board, Cardinal Leaders, CUA Orientation, Best Buddies

     

    Orientation Team

     

    This team is responsible for all aspects of the new student Orientation program.

    Professional Staff

    Ana Lincoln - Assistant Director

    Hometown: Troy, MI
    Undergraduate Degree: Communication, Hope College
    Graduate Degree: College Student Personnel, Bowling Green State University
    Responsibilities: Major Events, Marketing, Orientation

      

     

    Student Staff

Madi Bell
Student Coordinator

Hometown: Maple Glen, PA
Graduation Year: 2018
Major: Psychology
Primary Involvement on Campus: Orientation

Caroline Hall
Student Coordinator

Hometown: Westchester, NY
Graduation Year: 2018
Major: History and Psychology double major
Primary Involvement on Campus: Orientation

     

     

    Student Organization Services Team

     

    This team is responsible for managing all student organization finances.

    Professional Staff

    Megan Reilly - Assistant Director

    Hometown: Bakersfield, CA
    Undergraduate Degree: Political Science, University of California, San Diego
    Graduate Degree: Higher Education Administration & Policy, George Washington University
    Responsibilities: Student Organization Finances, Treasury Board, OCA Office Management

     

     

    Student Staff 

    Wendy Reyes

    Student Coordinator
    Hometown: Silver Spring, MD
    Graduation Year: 2018
    Major: Biomedical Engineering
    Primary Involvement on Campus: Orientation, Engineers without Borders, Cardinal Leaders

      

     

    Cai Li Pleshe

    Assistant Student Coordinator
    Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT
    Graduation Year: 2018
    Major: Business Management, minor in Theology
    Primary Involvement on Campus: Hall Security Assistant Team Lead, Treasury Board
     

     

     

    Student Organization Management

     

    This team provides training and support for all student organizations.

    Professional Staff

    Emily Scanlon - Assistant Director

    Hometown: Florence, KY
    Undergraduate Degree: Organizational Leadership, Northern Kentucky University
    Graduate Degree: College Student Personnel, James Madison University
    Responsibilities: Student Organization Management, Program Board, Club Sports
     
     
     

    Student Staff

    Anna Borges
    Assistant Student Coordinator

    Hometown: Bethlehem, PA
    Graduation Year: 2017
    Major: Psychology
    Primary Involvement on Campus: Manager of CUA Dance Team, Psych Peer Mentor

     Mary Schmitt
    Assistant Student Coordinator

    Hometown: South Bend, IN
    Graduation Year: 2019
    Major: Undecided Business
    Primary Involvement on Campus: Chair Member on Program Board, Orientation Advisor, Major Mentor, and past Community Council Vice President for Regan Hall

     

    Campus Activities Consultant Team

     

    Graduate Staff

    Courtney Bollig
    Graduate Assistant

    Hometown: Overland Park, KS
    Undergraduate Degree: Missouri State University
    Graduate Program: Higher Education Administration, emphasis in policy and finance, The George Washington University
    Graduation Year: 2018
    Responsibilities: Supervising Campus Activities Consultants, Student Staff Training, Student Organization Advising

    Student Staff

     

    Maura Burns
    Campus Activities Consultant

    Hometown: Whitinsville, MA
    Graduation Year: 2018
    Major: Psychology
    Primary Involvement on Campus: Kappa Tau Gamma (recruitment chair)

    Cecilia Cano
    Campus Activities Consultant

    Hometown: West Covina, CA
    Graduation Year: 2017
    Major: Psychology
    Primary Involvement on Campus: CUA SOL, KTG

    Victoria Consbruck
    Campus Activities Consultant

    Hometown: Hastings, NE
    Graduation Year: 2018
    Major: Politics
    Primary Involvement on Campus: Custos

     

     

Cavan Hagerty
Campus Activities Consultant

Hometown: Bangor, Maine
Graduation Year: 2020
Major: Politics
Primary Involvement on Campus: SGA, College Republicans, Debate Club
 

Jimmy Harrington
Campus Activities Consultant

Hometown: Chicago, IL
Graduation Year: 2019
Major: International Economics and Finance
Primary Involvement on Campus: SGA

 
 

    Hezekias Kassa
    Campus Activities Consultant

    Hometown: Washington, DC
    Graduation Year: 2018
    Major: Politics with a Management minor
    Primary Involvement on Campus: BSA, Cardinal Red Cross, College Dems

Anna Mohler
Campus Activities Consultant

Hometown: Virginia Beach, VA
Graduation Year: 2017
Major: Elementary Education
Primary Involvement on Campus:Custos Utique Antiquitatis, Cardinal Ambassadors, Orientation

Ally Morrison

Student Coordinator
Hometown: Cumberland, ME
Graduation Year: 2017
Major: Accounting
Primary Involvement on Campus: Best Buddies, Orientation

 

 

    Brie Pickeral
    Campus Activities Consultant

    Hometown: Huntingtown, MD
    Graduation Year: 2017
    Major: Secondary Education and English
    Primary Involvement on Campus: Dance Team, Orientation

 

Contact Us

The Office of Campus Activities
204 Pryzbyla Center
Tel.: 202-319-6003
Fax: 202-319-6198
E-mail: cua-activities@cua.edu