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Student Union & Activities Office Staff

Student Union & Activities Office Staff

Director of Campus Life & Engagement - 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, and  a recent reorganization caused a minor adjustment of his title to Director of Campus Life & Engagement.

Job Duties

Mr. Nicholas oversees several programs and initiatives that directly impact the student learning and co-curricular experience.  He supervises several graduate assistants and student workers that are employed within the department.  He is the director of the Student Union & Activities Office, responsible for the oversight of day to day management and operations in the Student Union facility.   He oversees all major student life initiatives including Student Organizations, Greek Life, multicultural programs, leadership programs, Student Union Board, and Student Union & Activities engagement programs.  Mr. Nicholas is the technology administrator for the University Services division and assists with other operations of the division such as student discipline advocacy, summer camps, campus housing, and campus dining.  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 Assistant (University Services division) - Mrs. Phyllis Prejean

Phyllis Prejean
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 daughters.

Job Duties

Mrs. Prejean is responsible for providing administrative support to many departments of the University Services division including the Student Union & Activities Office. She also coordinates the use of Holbrook Student Union facilities and equipment 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



Student Union & Activities Graduate Assistants

                                                                                                                                                                                                   
 A'renica Mumford  
A'renica Mumford, B.S.
(Student Organizations & Student Life Coalition)
msu-amumford@student.mcneese.edu


Nicole Williams
Nicole Williams, B.S
(Greek Life)
nicole.williams1207@gmail.com


Rafah Darwish
Rafah Darwish, B.S.