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Student Union & Activities Office Staff

Student Union & Activities Office Staff

Director of Holbrook Student Union & Activities - Mr. Kedrick Nicholas, M.S.


Kedrick Nicholas
Bio

"Dean Ked" is originally from New Orleans, LA, but has been a resident of Lake Charles since August 2000, when he first attended McNeese State University as a scholarship football player. During his 5 years of athletics Kedrick earned a Bachelor of General Studies then continued onto graduate school at McNeese State. As a graduate student, Kedrick served as a Graduate Assistant for the Office of Student Services and President of the Student Union Board for two consecutive years. After receiving a Master of Science in Instructional Technology in May of 2007, Kedrick became a full-time employee in the Office of Financial Aid before soon transferring back to the Student Services Department as Student Activities Coordinator. In the fall of 2011, Kedrick was promoted to Assistant Dean of Student Services. A recent reorganization caused a minor adjustment of his title to Director of Holbrook Student Union & Activities.

Job Duties

Mr. Nicholas oversees several programs and initiatives that directly impact the student learning and co-curricular experience and directly supervises the Holbrook Union Administrative Coordinator, several graduate assistants, and a host of student workers. Mr. Nicholas is also the Director of Holbrook Student Union, responsible for the oversight of day to day management and operations in the facility. He oversees all major student life initiatives including Student Organizations, Greek Life, Multicultural, Student Leadership, Student Programming, and Student Union & Activities Engagement Programs. Mr. Nicholas is the technology administrator for the University Services department. It is also his responsibility to collaborate with peer professionals regarding student life initiatives and developments at comparable colleges/universities. He also serves on several University committees.

Contact Information:
Student Union (New Ranch)
4300 Jefferson Davis Dr.
Box 92549
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70609
337-475-5610 (office)
337-475-5608 (fax)
knicholas@mcneese.edu





Administrative Coordinator - Mrs. Phyllis Prejean


Ms. Phyllis
Bio

Phyllis has been an employee of McNeese since December 2006. She and her husband Bob, who is also employed with McNeese State University, live in Jennings. They have two grown daughters.

Job Duties

Mrs. Prejean is responsible for providing administrative support to the Student Union & Activities Office, Student Union Board, Multicultural Programming, Leadership Programming and other recognized student groups.  She also coordinates reservations in Holbrook Student Union facilities for meetings, programs, banquets, classes, concerts, summer camp programs and other functions.

Contact Information:
Student Union (New Ranch)
4300 Jefferson Davis Dr.
Box 92549
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70609
337-475-5618 (office)
337-475-5608 (fax)
pprejean@mcneese.edu

Holbrook Student Union & Activities Graduate Assistants


                         Madison Dyer, B.S.                                           Ashley Bridgewater, B.S.                                       Amanda Runkle, B.S.                                         
            Madison Dyer                         Ashley Bridgewater                      Amanda Runkle

                   Contact: (337)562-4212                                               Contact: (337)562-4267                                        Contact: (337)475-5295                                  

          msu-mdyer2@student.mcneese.edu           msu-abridgewater@student.mcneese.edu           msu-arunkle@student.mcneese.edu