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2136 University Center

(313) -593-5390


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Below, please find contact information for each of our staff members, as well as programs and services they are responsible for.

Reetha Perananamgam

Director for Student Engagement


  • Conversation on Race


Amy Karaban

Assistant Director of Civic Engagement

Student Affairs Proceedings Advisor, Code of Non-Academic Conduct


  • Blueprints Leadership Program
  • UP Leadership Program
  • Leadership Lens Film Series
  • Student Leadership Awards
  • Chancellor's Leadership Luncheons
  • student employment
  • Advises Student Government
  • Non-academic conduct proceedings


Jonathan Larson

Coordinator for LGBTQ and Inclusion Initiatives


  • SOLID Student Organization Conference
  • Amaizing Organizations Workshop Series
  • LGBTQ Programming
  • Safe Zone Training
  • Wolverines in the 313 Series


Tasha Williams

Program Manager, Diversity Programs


  • Diversity Programs
  • Cultural Expo 2014


Kristin McDonough

Greek Life Coordinator


  • Greek Life Programs
  • Advises Greek Letter Organizations
  • Advises Greek Leadership Council


Seth Newell

Coordinator of Campus Activities and Residential Education



  • Recognized Student Organizations
  • Student Activities Board Advisor
  • Homecoming Committee Advisor


Marvelena James

Administrative Assistant Intermediate



Melisa Wilson

Account Specialist


  • Office for Student Engagement accounting
  • Athletics & Recreation accounting
  • University Center accounting
  • Student Organization accounting