Student Life Staff

Greg Hawkins, Dean of Student Life

Name:  Greg Hawkins

Title:  Dean of Students

Hometown:  Chicago, IL

Degree:  B.A., Biblical Studies, Belhaven University; M.A., Higher Education, Geneva College

At Belhaven Since:  2006

Hobbies/Interests:  I enjoy spending quality time with family and friends, playing and watching sports, and watching movies.

At Belhaven:  Greg Hawkins serves as the Dean of Students, overseeing all residence life activities, including housing, hall programs, discipline/crisis issues, international student care, and selecting and developing the residence life staff. He also oversees the career, dining, and counseling services of the campus. He plays a vital role by partnering with other faculty and staff in fostering an environment where students can grow not only academically but relationally, spiritually, and socially.

Glenda Smith

Name:  Glenda Grant

Title:  Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Students

Hometown:  Jackson, MS

Degree:  B.S., Business Administration, Jackson State University

Hobbies/Interests:  Planning Events, Mentoring, Traveling, Working with Youth

At Belhaven:  Glenda has the opportunity to not only assist in the administration of the department, but also communicate with students and really get to know many of them on a deep level. Her job allows her to listen to their concerns, tell them what God expects, and share life learned lessons.

Rachel Loftus

Name:  Rachel Loftus

Title:  Resident Director of Helen White Hall

Hometown:  Brackettville, TX

Degrees:  B.S., Arts Administration, Belhaven University

Hobbies/Interests:  Traveling anywhere, drinking lots of good coffee, spending too much time on Netflix, trying new recipes, watching the sunset, and spending time with people.

At Belhaven:  Rachel Loftus is the Resident Director of Helen White Hall. She is blessed with the opportunity to serve and encourage her residents as she lives alongside them. In addition to taking care of students’ physical needs, Rachel strives to get to know them in order to meet their emotional and spiritual needs. Together with her team of five Resident Assistants, she strives to create a community that fosters growth in every area of the lives of the ladies at Belhaven and to set an example of seeking Christ.

Katie Moody

Name:  Katie Moody

Title:  Resident Director of Gillespie Hall

Hometown:  Jackson, MS

Degree:  B.A, Music, Belhaven University

Hobbies/Interests:  Sports (especially volleyball and ultimate frisbee), playing the piano, going on adventures, movies, reading, and spending time with friends and family.

At Belhaven:  At Belhaven: Katie is the Resident Director of Gillespie Hall. She has a passion for college students and is thankful for the wonderful opportunity to live alongside the Gillespie residents and be involved in their daily lives. Katie hopes to encourage these students to pursue a walk with the Lord, seek meaningful involvement on campus, build lifelong friendships, and achieve excellent academic success. Katie, along with her staff of eight resident assistants, hopes to serve students by being a role model, mentor, and friend.

Megan Rowan

Name:  Megan Rowan

Title:  Resident Director of the University Village

Hometown:  Memphis, TN

Degree:  B.A, Music, Belhaven University

Hobbies/Interests:  Reading books of all kinds, playing the piano, drinking copious amounts of coffee and tea, binge-watching Gilmore Girls, and going on walks with my husband.

At Belhaven:  Megan Rowan serves as the University Village Resident Director. She is blessed to have the opportunity to serve the residents of University Village and to live alongside them. She seeks to help students get involved on campus, achieve excellence in their studies, and build deeper relationships with others. Megan will lead her team of six RA's as they work together to support and encourage students through serving them, mentoring them, and building relationships with them. By living out the gospel on a daily basis, she hopes to show Christ to others on campus.

Jim Scott

Name:  Jim Scott

Title:  Resident Director of Robertson and Wells Halls

Hometown:  Pelham, AL

Degree:  B.S., Business Administration, Belhaven University

Hobbies/Interests:  Tennis, Basketball, Drums, Hanging out with friends and family, really any sport on Earth

At Belhaven:  At Belhaven: Jim Scott is the Resident Director for the men's halls of Robertson and Wells, and he has been blessed with a great staff of twelve resident assistants. Jim manages the halls and leads his team of student leaders in an effort to create and maintain a Christ- centered living environment for the men of Belhaven. In addition to directing day to day residential affairs, he works alongside his team to serve the students living in Robertson and Wells. He strives to exemplify Christ in his own life, and, as he pours into the lives of individual students and hopes that he will inspire them to seek Jesus first in their own lives and in all that they do.

Kelly Weber

Name:  Kelly Weber

Title:  Resident Director of Caldwell Hall

Hometown:  Newark, DE

Degree:  B.F.A, Dance, Belhaven University

Hobbies/Interests:  Reading, organization/calendars, spending time with friends, making jewelry, going on walks, watching sports (especially Chicago teams), phone dates with long distance friends and family, and watching Parks and Rec on Netflix.

At Belhaven:  Kelly serves as the Resident Director of Caldwell Hall. She is thrilled to have the opportunity to pour into the lives of students at Belhaven. Kelly seeks to create an environment where students can grow holistically - spiritually, academically, emotionally, and socially. Kelly has team of six wonderful resident assistants, and is looking forward to working with them to meet both the practical and relational needs of Caldwell residents.