- Student Affairs
- Student Programming & Leadership
- Residence Life
- Center for Ministry & Service
- Diversity & Inclusion
- Center for Student Services
- Co-Curricular Learning
- Current Students
- First-Year Experience
- Graduate Affairs
- Health Services
- Life on Campus
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Meet our Team
Director of Residence Life
The Director of Residence Life is responsible for the operation, administration, and supervision of the educational, social, and physical environments of the University's 800 residential students and five residence halls. The Director of Residence Life also oversees the departmental budget, sets departmental goals, coordinates assessment efforts, and establishes learning outcomes and strategic priorities for the department. The Director serves as the main administrator on call, supporting the professional staff on call team.
Bridget joined the Regis Residence Life team as the Assistant Director in October of 2014. She is a graduate of Boston College, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in English and secondary education and a master’s degree in both English literature and higher education, with a concentration in student affairs. With a passion for residential education and student development, Bridget works to support our students throughout their college experience by being a Title IX investigator, a CARE Advisor, the Women’s Tennis team mentor, and an avid Regis Pride fan. Beginning in fall of 2016, Bridget will co-advise the student newspaper, The Tower. She is a member of the First Year Seminar faculty, where she serves as an academic advisor and teaches a linked writing course. In her role as Director, Bridget strives to create a welcoming and positive environment in the residence halls, by supporting and developing programs, supervising the professional Residence Life staff, and selecting the Resident Assistant staff.
Assistant Director of Residence Life
Kelly Brochu, Angela Hall
The Assistant Director of Residence Life oversees the community engagement and overall journey of first-year students living on campus. While aiding in the supervision and training of residence life professional and para-professional staff members, the Assistant Director fulfills the responsibilities of the Resident Director role specifically for the first-year residential community in Angela Hall. The Assistant Director also partners with other first-year experience resources such as the Office of New Student Orientation and First-Year Seminar Faculty to support the transition and overall success of students in the beginning of their academic and co-curricular experience at Regis.
Kelly Brochu joined the Regis Residence Life team August of 2016. Originally from Rhode Island, Kelly earned her bachelor of arts in English communications with two minors in psychology and theology at Emmanuel College. Discovering her passion for student affairs and assisting students through their acclimation into college, Kelly obtained her master's in higher education in student affairs at Salem State University in 2014. With ample practice and experience in student development, first-year experience, and developing diversity and inclusion initiatives, Kelly’s primary role is to be a resource for our Regis community, specifically the first-year students in Angela Hall. Her responsibilities also include aiding the training, assessment, and supervision of Resident Assistants, graduate/professional residence life staff, being a CARE Advisor, and also instructing the Community Leadership Development course for current and aspiring student leaders.
An Area Coordinator is a full-time, live-in professional staff member who manages a residence hall and supervises a team of resident assistants. The Area Coordinator is responsible for the overall administration of the residence hall community, informal counseling of students, responding to disciplinary actions, and encouraging and supporting leadership development opportunities, programs, and activities within the hall.
Area Coordinators will have posted office hours during the work week, and there is a professional staff on call available 24/7 in the event of an emergency. The Area Coordinator team is responsible for addressing immediate residence hall concerns when the Office of Residence Life or the Office of Student Affairs is closed.
Nahendra Dumas, Maria Hall and St. Joseph Hall
Nahendra Dumas was born in Providence and raised in Cranston, Rhode Island. She attended Oakwood University and received a bachelor of science degree in general studies with an emphasis on religion and education. She gained experience in offering assistance with student services in different capacities at Oakwood University. This experience cultivated her passion for an occupation in higher education. Nahendra then received her master’s degree in higher education administration at New England College and did a graduate internship in the Office of Student Involvement, Judicial Affairs, and Residential Life. After graduate school, she worked as a Residence Life Coordinator at the Pennsylvania State University Greater Allegheny for two years. Nahendra joins Regis as an Area Coordinator in January 2017.
Jim Wildason, Domitilla and College Hall
Jim Wildason joined the Residence Life staff in January 2017. Originally, from Pennsylvania. Jim has earned his bachelor’s in criminology with a minor in religious studies and psychology from Merrimack College. He has also earned his master's degree in criminal justice from Sacred Heart University. During his time at Sacred Heart he discovered a passion for working with college students and began to pursue a career in student affairs. Prior to joining the Regis family, Jim has worked for the University of Hartford, Mount Ida College, and Sacred Heart University. Jim will be the primary resource for Domitilla and College Hall. He has a strong interest in social justice, living learning communities, and leadership development.
Graduate Residence Director
Christina Deang, College Hall
Christina is a student at Regis in the Counseling Psychology Graduate Program. She graduated with her bachelor's in psychology at Regis as well, and hopes to eventually be a counselor in a hospital or VA. She comes from a military family and has lived all over, but currently calls Shirley, Massachusetts home. Her interests include spending time with friends and family, dance, and singing. She will be working as part of the College Hall/Domitilla community as the graduate resident director in College Hall. She is greatly appreciative of this opportunity and looks forward to working with the amazing community that Regis is.