Office of Student Involvement & Leadership

Meet the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership Staff

Location: Main Campus, Student Union Room 3504

Mailing Address:  2801 W. Bancroft St., Mail Stop 105, Toledo, OH 43606
Phone:      419.530.4944
Fax:          419.530.2908
Email:       studentinvolvement@utoledo.edu

Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 8:15 am - 5:00 pm
                      Wednesday 8:15 am - 8:00 pm (Until 5pm during the summer)

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PROFESSIONAL STAFF & GRADUATE ASSISTANTS

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Donovan Nichols
Assistant Dean for Student Involvement & Leadership
419-530-5210
Donovan.Nichols@utoledo.edu

Hometown: Sylvania, OH
B.A. Communications with Honors / Minor in Mathematics, The University of Toledo
M.Ed. in Higher Education, The University of Toledo

Past Positions: 
University of Georgia (2012-2015): Associate Director, Student Activities & Organizations
University of Nevada Las Vegas (2006-2012): Program Coordinator (Student Involvement, Student Activities, and Service)

Favorite Involvement ExperienceBeing a Rocket...Levis Leadership UT, Christian Leadership Program, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Blue Key, YMCA Freshman Camp Counselor, RockeTHON (Dance Marathon) Overall Director, Student Government President, UT Board of Trustees Student Member, and Blue Crew Co-Founder.


Fun Fact:  Donovan is passionate about Pay It Forward (selfless giving).  He became a Pay It Forward inspirational speaker in 2008, served on the Pay It Forward Foundation Board of Directors, and served as the International Co-Coordinator for Pay It Forward Day, which is now celebrated in over 79 countries.

Donovan oversees the Office of Student Involvement & Leadership and the Levis Leadership UT program. He is the lead instructor for two first year leadership classes (COUN-3380 & COUN-3390).

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Brittany (Graham) Papciak

Program Manager, Greek Life

419-530-4036
Brittany.Graham2@utoledo.edu

Hometown: Southeast Michigan
B.A. 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. 

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Evita Parks
Program Manager, Student Involvement
419-530-4418

Evita.Parks@utoledo.edu

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. 

 

 

Tony Bibler
Events Coordinator
419-530-4944

Tony.Bibler@utoledo.edu

Hometown: Sandusky, OH
B.A. Communication, The University of Toledo

Favorite Involvement Experience: Sports journalist at The Independent Collegian

Fun Fact: Prior to this position, Tony worked for the Toledo Mud Hens and Toledo Walleye

The Events Coordinator is responsible for the student organization event approval process and assists organizations with logistics for their events. Tony supervises the student staff in the Office of Student Involvement & Leadership.  He oversees the Resource Room and student organization publicity within the Student Union. Tony also helps coordinate the biannual Student Involvement Fair and assists with all of the major programs that are hosted by the Office of Student Involvement & Leadership. 

 

Brandi Wheeler
Graduate Assistant, Leadership
419-530-4034

Brandi.Wheeler@rockets.utoledo.edu

Hometown: Conneaut, OH
B.S. Healthcare Adminisration, The University of Toledo
MBA, The University of Toledo (expected May 2018)

Favorite Involvement Experience: Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for Women

Fun Fact:  This is her 6th year being involved in the Levis Leadership Program from being a student to the Graduate Assistant.

Brandi co-oversees the Levis Leadership UT program, a scholarship-based leadership program with a total of 123 students. She is a co-instructor for the first year leadership classes (COUN-3380 & COUN-3390) in the program and helps promote the program to incoming student leaders. Brandi also assists with the planning and implementation of various leadership events and programs, such as retreats, workshops, Leadership Conference, Leadership UT Graduation Banquet and Leadership UT Welcome Dinner. 

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Nico Covarrubias
Graduate Assistant, Student Organizations & Commuter Student Services
419-530-4034
Nico.Covarrubias@rockets.utoledo.edu

Hometown: Toledo, OH
B.A. Anthropology w/ concentration in Cultural, minor in Spanish, The University of Toledo
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 helps student organizations register through OrgSync, oversees the new student organization process, and manages the constitution revision process. He helps host mandatory meeting sessions that discuss student organization policies and procedures. Nico also co-advises the Homecoming Committee.  In addition, Nico manages the Commuter Lounge and commuter student programs such as Off-Campus Housing Fairs, Commuter Lounge events, and events in the community. 

 


Kelley Webb
Graduate Assistant, Programming
419-530-4109

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Favorite Involvement Experience

Fun Fact


Kelley co-advises the Campus Activities & Programming board (CAP) and Student Allocation Committee (SAC). She assists in the planning and implementation of various campus-wide events including Weeks of Welcome, Rocket to the Point, Family Weekend, and Student Appreciation Day. 

 

Kollin Fitzpatrick 
Graduate Assistant, Greek Life
419-530-4109

Kollin.Fitzpatrick@rockets.utoledo.edu

Hometown: Monroe, MI
B.S. Biological Sciences, Minor in Business Administration, The University of Toledo
M.Ed Higher Education, The University of Toledo (expected May 2018)

Favorite Involvement Experience: New Student Orientation Leader, Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity, RockeTHON Executive Board, Order of Omega, Colleges Against Cancer/Relay for Life, Mission Trip to Haiti with Dr. Sammy Spann, and Planning Star Spangled Songfest 2015: A Tribute to American Music Icons as a member of Mortar Board & Blue Key.

Fun Fact: Was awarded Greek Man of the Year for 2014-2015 at the University of Toledo.

Kollin advises the Multicultural Greek Council and Gamma Sigma Alpha Greek 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. 

 

Last Updated: 8/26/16