Loyola University Chicago

Student Activities & Greek Affairs (SAGA)

Division of Student Development

Meet our Team

 

Marissa Lucchesi, Director
   

Marissa is a native of Chicago and has eleven years of experience supporting students through their involvement with student organizations, diversity and social justice education, sorority and fraternity life, student government and leadership development. Her areas of oversite include student organization management, sorority and fraternity life, staff development and developing a strategic plan for SAGA’s key areas. Marissa has a BA in English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an MA in Social and Cultural Foundations of Education from DePaul University. She is excited to center SAGA as a hub for the student experience! Off-campus you can find Marissa exploring new restaurants in the city, cheering on her teams during March Madness, and spending quality time with family and friends.

 
MacKenzie Rotherham, Assistant Director, Registered Student Organizations and Commuter Student Life
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MacKenzie, a native of Wisconsin, earned her Bachelors in Social Psychology and Women in Gender Studies from Loyola University Chicago. Following graduation, she worked in various community engagement roles with Wisconsin's State Public Defender office and the U.S. Peace Corps. Currently, MacKenzie has returned to her Loyola Chicago roots to complete her Masters in Higher Education degree. She is grateful for the opportunity to work with the Rambler population, and she is looking forward to growing in the Jesuit mission of the university.

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Emily Koneval,  Coordinator, Sorority & Fraternity Life Development
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Emily joined the SAGA team at Loyola University Chicago in July 2018. She received her Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Management at Iowa State University and her Masters of Arts in College Student Personnel at Bowling Green State University. 

In her current role at Loyola University Chicago, Emily supports Sorority & Fraternity Life programming, develops leadership and community engagement opportunities, and serves as a resource for students and advisors of the Interfraternity Council, Multicultural Greek Council, and Panhellenic Council. Emily is passionate about promoting holistic student learning, leadership development, and empowerment through the co-curricular experiences. Originally from Illinois, she is excited to be back in the Chicagoland area to continue to explore all that the city has to offer in food, music, sports, and outdoor activities!

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Kaylee Hartman  Coordinator, Programming and Special Events 
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Kaylee joined the Loyola University Chicago community in August 2018. She is a proud Florida State University alumnae (Go Noles!) where she earned her Bachelor's Degree in Sociology and Editing, Writing, and Media. She attended Ohio State University (Go Bucks!) where she received a Master of Arts degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs. In the SAGA office, Kaylee serves as a Coordinator of Programming and Special Events. She works on major events like Senior Send-Off and Finals Breakfast. She serves as the advisor to the Department of Programming, which offers fun, free events throughout the year. Off campus, you can find Kaylee at  the nearest Chick-fil-a or walking her dog, Otto.

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Shereen Bourne  Coordinator, Student Organizations and Engagement
 

 

Shereen hails from Los Angeles, California. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science at Humboldt State University and her Master of Science in Higher Education at California State University, Fullerton. She has held various positions in the areas of International education, residence life and housing, and multicultural affairs.

In her current role at Loyola University Chicago, Shereen serves as the advisor to the Campus Activities Network, which provides resources to Registered Student Organizations. She is passionate about creating transformative learning experiences for students through campus-wide collaboration, programming, and leadership development. Off campus, you can find Shereen exploring different Chicago neighborhoods or attending a Zumba class.

     
 

 

Garrison Thomas Graduate Assistant, Sorority & Fraternity Life    
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Garrison is excited to serve as the SFL Graduate Assistant here at Loyola University Chicago. Garrison comes to Chicago from Florida where he just recently received his bachelor’s degree from Florida Gulf Coast University. He will be pursuing his Masters of Education in Higher Education starting this fall. He is an initiated member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. and strongly believes in giving back to the youth in the community and empowering others to be the best version of themselves. Coming from a small town in Florida, Garrison is excited to explore, learn and embrace all that Chicago and Loyola have to offer.

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