Assistant Dean for Student Involvement & Leadership
Hometown: Sylvania, OH
B.A., Communications with Honors / Minor in Mathematics, The University of Toledo
M.Ed. in Higher Education, The University of Toledo
University of Georgia (2012-2015): Associate Director of Tate Student Center for Student
Activities & Organizations
University of Nevada Las Vegas (2006-2012): Program Coordinator for Student Involvement,
Program Coordinator for Student Activities, and Program Coordinator for Service
Favorite Involvement Experience: There are way too many to choose from, so I can’t pick just one. I really enjoyed
being a scholar in Levis Leadership UT and the Christian Leadership Program, brother
in Sigma Phi Epsilon and Blue Key; counselor in YMCA Freshman Camp; Overall Director
for RockeTHON (Dance Marathon); President of Student Government; Student Member on
the Board of Trustees; and Founder of Blue Crew to name a few of my awesome experiences.
Fun Fact: Because of my experience in Leadership UT and AmeriCorps at The University of Toledo,
I became a national inspirational speaker in 2008 on the concept of Pay It Forward
(selfless giving) and have spoken to thousands of people from New York to Hawaii.
In addition, I served on the Pay It Forward Foundation Board of Directors and as the
International Co-Coordinator for Pay It Forward Day, which is now celebrated in over
Brittany (Graham) Papciak
Program Manager, Greek Life
Hometown: Southeast Michigan
BA, French Language & Literature, Tourism Management, Eastern Michigan University
M.S.Ed. Higher Education Student Affairs, Indiana University
Favorite Involvement Experience: Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority
Fun Fact:Brittany has three younger siblings that are taller than her!
Brittany oversees, advises and supports all social Greek organizations. She educates
on risk prevention, organization management, new member education, etc. She provides
leadership development opportunities for Greek students and organizations and challenges
leaders to consistently strive for success.
Program Manager, Student Involvement
Hometown: Detroit, MI
Undergrad & Graduate Degree: Eastern Michigan University
Favorite Involvement Experience: Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated.
Fun Fact: Evita loves orcas and enjoys watching documentaries about them.
Evita advises CAP, Student Activities Committee and Homecoming Committee. She also
oversees Commuter Student Services, major events, programming and student organizations.
Hometown: Richland Center, WI
BA, Psychology, University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
Favorite Involvement Experience: Blugold Beginnings, a mentoring program for elementary and middle school students
in Eau Claire, WI
Fun Fact: Callie participated in National Student Exchange and studied for a semester at California
State University - Northridge, near Los Angeles.
Callie is responsible for the student organization event approval process and assists
organizations with logistics for their events. She oversees the Resource Room and
student organization publicity within the Student Union. Callie also helps coordinate
the biannual Student Organization Fair, along with assisting with all major programs
that are hosted by OSIL.
Graduate Assistant, Leadership
Hometown: Ann Arbor, MI
BA, Business Marketing & Management, The University of Toledo
M.Ed, Higher Education, The University of Toledo (expected May 2017)
Favorite Involvement Experience: Chi Omega
Fun Fact: Alana loves The Hunger Games! May the odds be ever in your favor.
Alana co-oversees the Levis Leadership UT program, a scholarship-based leadership
program with a total of 124 students. She is a co-instructor for the first year leadership
classes in the program and helps promote the program to incoming student leaders.
She also assists with the planning and implementation of various leadership events
and programs, such as retreats, the Leadership Conference, Senior Graduation Banquet
and Welcome Dinner.
Graduate Assistant, Student Organizations
Hometown: Toledo, OH
BA, Anthropology w/ concentration in Cultural, minor in Spanish, The University of
M.Ed. Higher Education, The University of Toledo (expected May 2017)
Favorite Involvement Experience: Alpha Psi Lambda National Inc.
Fun Fact: Nico was the Toledo Blade mascot, Clementine the News Hound Dog
Nico co-advises Homecoming Committee and Student Activities Committee. He helps student
organizations register through OrgSync as well as oversee the constitution revision
process. He helps host mandatory meeting sessions that discuss student organization
policies and procedures. Nico also oversees the New Student Organization process.
Graduate Assistant, Programming & Commuter Student Services
Hometown: Dayton, OH
BA, Communication, Bowling Green State University
M.Ed. Higher Education Administration, The University of Toledo (expected May 2016)
Favorite Involvement Experience: BGSU Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) & UT CAP
Fun Fact: Joe had the opportunity to travel to Belgium, France and The Netherlands for two
weeks with Ph.D students in Summer 2015.
Joe assists in the planning and implementation of various events: First Weeks, Rocket
to the Point, Off-Campus Housing Fairs, Parent & Family Weekend and Student Appreciation
day. Joe also co-advises the Campus Activities & Programming board (CAP).
Graduate Assistant, Greek Life
Hometown: Akron, OH
BS, Intervention Specialist Mild to Moderate Disabilities, The University of Akron
M.Ed. Higher Education Administration, The University of Toledo
Favorite Involvement Experience: Sigma Nu Fraternity, Inc.
Fun Fact: JP re-founded the Kappa Lambda Chapter of Sigma Nu Fraternity at The University
JP advises the Multicultural Greek Council and Gamma Sigma Alpha Honorary. He also
co-advises IFC, NPC and NPHC. He assists the Program Manager in all programming/event
planning for the university Greek Life community.