Professional Staff

Office for Campus Life:

Joe GoliaJoe Golia
Director for Campus Life
I have been at Tufts University as the Director of Campus Life since the summer of 2008. As the Director I oversee the entire Campus Life Operation. I advise the TCU Senate, Judiciary and Elections Commission. I have oversight over the entire student organization system, consisting of over 300 active student groups. I assist student organizations with their many event production needs and happy to help any student organization looking for assistance. I also lead the effort for planning and implementing the annual Undergraduate Orientation program, including our amazing Tufts Pre-Orientation programs. I am here to help!

AshleyAshley Austin
Associate Director for Campus Life, Operations
I have had various roles within the OCL since the summer of 2013. I now serve as the Associate Director, with my main focus on the operations of the Mayer Campus Center and overseeing our expansive student employee program. I hire approximately 50 undergraduate student employees and two graduate interns each year to help us run the Mayer Campus Center and to support our student organization events. I am the office liaison and advisor to TSR, The Rez, LCS, WMFO, The Daily, and the MAB Lab. I also run Tufts Tickets and assist student organizations in event planning and logistics. I am happy to chat about any questions you may have!

John Wescott

John Wescott
Assistant Director for Campus Life, Programming
I have been working at Tufts University since January 2017. I oversee programming for the office, including advising the Tufts University Social Collective (TUSC) and their annual events such as Fall Gala, Spring Fling, and Senior Week. In addition, I advise the Freshman Orientation CommUnity Service (FOCUS) program, one of the Pre-Orientation programs run out of our office. Other projects I oversee include the Fall Executive Summit, Developing Leaders Conference, Student Organizations Award Ceremony and many other leadership development efforts. I am happy to help with any programming needs you may have, so stop on by the OCL to chat!

Christa Ricker
Assistant Director for Campus Life, Outdoor Education and Pre-Orientation Programs
I joined the OCL part-time in 2012 as the Program Director for Tufts Wilderness Orientation (TWO), and expanded into the  Assistant Director in the Winter of 2014. I continue to work with TWO, along with the five other Pre-Orientation programs offered at Tufts, focusing a lot of my energy on the First-Year experience and leadership development. I also advise Tufts Mountain Club, one of Tufts largest student organizations. My office is upstairs from the OCL in room 208, please stop by and say hello!

Denisse H-RDenisse Huezo-Rosales
Operations Coordinator
I have been working at Tufts University since April of 2015. I am in charge of the Central Operations of the OCL. I coordinate the Event Registration Meetings for Student Organizations to attend if they have any upcoming events on campus. I also assist Student Organizations with any Event Planning or Space Reservation needs they may have. I manage the Vendor/Tabling program that occurs in the Campus Center. I also directly supervise our awesome Office Assistants of the OCL. You can find me at the front of the Campus Life office which is where my desk is located, so please feel free to stop by anytime! 

Caitlyn Aborn
Programming Graduate Intern
As a graduate student in the Master of Education in Higher Education in Student Affairs program at Salem State University, I have joined the OCL team for the 2017-2018 academic year as the Programming Intern to assist with advising the Tufts University Social Collective (TUSC). In this role, I assist the student groups in planning large-scale, campus-wide events including Fall Gala, Fall Fest, Tuftonia’s Day, Spring Fling, Winter Ball, Film Series, and Senior Week. My role also supports the planning and execution of the Executive Summit, Developing Leaders Conference, Student Organization Awards and other programming for the Office for Campus Life. I am very excited to be working with the OCL staff, please feel free to stop by and visit! 

Abby Pieger
Operations Graduate Intern
I recently joined the OCL staff as the 2017-2018 Operations Intern. Through this position I hire, train, and supervise our student Event Staff, developing weekly schedules for them, helping with the events that they work, and offering general support however they may need it. The large-scale events that I attend with my student staff include events like Fall Gala, Winter Ball, Senior Week, and City-Wides. When I am not working directly with our Event Staff, I am helping develop the Tufts LEADS student leadership conference. While working at the OCL, I am also working towards my degree in College Student Developing and Counseling at Northeastern University. Come say hi any time!

Christopher Horack
Special Projects Intern
I have come aboard the OCL as an undergraduate intern handling special projects within the Campus Life office. I will be assisting the office in fulfilling its mission and vision while simultaneously enhancing my understanding of higher education administration and programming. I am currently a senior in the School of Hospitality Management at Endicott College. Please feel free to stop by the office as I love meeting new people and sharing ideas!

 

Campus Life Financial Office

Annie Wong Business Manager
Emilia Muljadi Budget and Fiscal Administrator