University of Charleston

Peer Educators

Peer Educators are student leaders who are responsible for empowering and engaging first-year students within the UNIV 101 and 102 programs. Peer Educators help guide freshmen through their academic and professional development, while also offering personalized support.

Student Activities Board (SAB)

The Student Activities Board commonly referred to as SAB, is the primary programming board for the creation and implementation of student activities. SAB is charged with the planning of events and programs that offer quality, diverse, social, educational and innovative activities.

From Comedy Nights to Freebie Fridays, trips to local attractions and our very popular BINGO nights, the SAB provides the campus with events that entertain, inform and offer chances for you to pick up new skills and a few prizes.

Student Government Association (SGA)

The Student Government Association (SGA) serves as the governing body for both undergraduate and graduate students. It is composed of five Executive Board members, six Upperclassman Senators, three Sophomore Senators, three Freshman Senators, and Super-Council Senators representing their respective graduate programs.

Members of SGA serve one-year terms, and their election and re-election are dependent upon votes from the student body. SGA proudly works with members of the UC administration, faculty and staff to ensure each student has an enjoyable and rewarding experience at the University of Charleston. The Student Government Association strives to be the voice of the student body and welcomes any questions, comments, suggestions or concerns.

SGA holds weekly meetings and these meetings are open to students, faculty, and staff. If you would like to attend a future meeting, reach out to an SGA Representative for more information.

To contact SGA, you can visit their office located within the Office of Student Life on the 3rd floor of the Geary Student Union, or email them at sga@ucwv.edu.

 

Current Executive Board

Joshua McClung
Graduate Student
President
Hometown: Charleston, WV
High School: Herbert Hoover High School
Graduate Program: MBA
Extracurriculars: SGA, Men’s Cross Country, Men’s Track and Field, Chi Alpha Sigma
joshuamcclung@ucwv.edu

 

Trenton Barnhart
Graduate Student
Vice President of Project Development
Hometown: St. Marys, WV
High School: St. Marys High School
Graduate Program: MBA
Extracurriculars: SGA, Men’s Cross Country, Men’s Track and Field, College Republicans, Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Gamma Mu, Chi Alpha Sigma
trentonbarnhart@ucwv.edu

 

Abram Rhodes
Junior
Vice President of Communications
Hometown: Elkview, WV
High School: Herbert Hoover High School
Majors: Accounting and Business Administration
Concentration: Financial Planning
Extracurriculars: SGA, Teaching Assistant, Peer Tutor
abramrhodes@ucwv.edu

 

Faith Cobb
Sophomore
Vice President of Student Organizations
Hometown: Cross Lanes, WV
High School: Cross Lanes Christian School
Major: Business Administration
Extracurriculars: SGA, Concert Choir, Teaching Assistant
faithcobb@ucwv.edu

 

Caleb Duncan
Sophomore
Vice President of Finance
Hometown: Seth, WV
High School: Sherman High School
Major: Pre-Professional Biology
Minor: Psychology
Extracurriculars: SGA, Honors College, Student Ambassador, Pre-Professional Healthcare Society, Chi Beta Phi
calebduncan@ucwv.edu

 

Upperclassmen Senators

Tiffany Childers
Junior
Hometown: Scott Depot, WV
High School: Winfield High School
Major: Pre-Pharmacy Biology
Extracurriculars: SGA, Honors College, Pre-Pharmacy Club, American Chemical Society, Chi Beta Phi
tiffanychilders@ucwv.edu

 

Jayden Dailey
Junior
Hometown: Columbus, OH
High School: Oakstone Academy
Major: Biology
Minor: Psychology
Extracurriculars: SGA, Honors College, Concert Choir, Peer Educator, Teaching Assistant
chrisannadailey@ucwv.edu

 

Zachary Dailey
Junior
Hometown: Columbus, OH
High School: Oakstone Academy
Major: Political Science (Pre-Law)
Extracurriculars: SGA, Tau Omega, College Republicans, Inspire WV, Pi Gamma Mu
zacharydailey@ucwv.edu

 

MacKenzie Loos
Junior
Hometown: Windermere, FL
High School: Olympia High School
Major: Pre-Professional Biology
Minor: Psychology
Extracurriculars: SGA, Women’s Basketball, Resident Assistant, Delta Phi Delta, SAAC, FCA, American Chemical Society, Chi Beta Phi
mackenzieloos@ucwv.edu

 

Kelsey Matusic
Junior
Hometown: Winfield, WV
High School: Winfield High School
Major: Biology
Extracurriculars: SGA, Women’s Volleyball, Peer Educator, Teaching Assistant, Peer Tutor, Chi Alpha Sigma
kelseymatusic@ucwv.edu

 

Janeese VerVelde
Junior
Hometown: Oostburg, WI
High School: Oostburg High School
Major: Political Science (Pre-Law)
Minors: Business Administration and Integrated Communications
Extracurriculars: SGA, Women’s Volleyball, Delta Phi Delta, SAAC, Pi Gamma Mu
janeesevervelde@ucwv.edu


Sophomore Senators

Steven Nutter
Sophomore
Hometown: Hartford, WV
High School: Wahama High School
Major: Accounting and Business Administration
Extracurriculars: SGA, Student Ambassador
stevennutter@ucwv.edu

 

Jordin Spears
Sophomore
Hometown: Pataskala, Ohio
High School: Licking Heights High School
Major: Movement Science and Psychology
Extracurriculars: SGA, Women’s Basketball, SAAC
jordinspears@ucwv.edu

 

Philip Vo-Van
Sophomore
Hometown: Helsingborg, Sweden
High School: Filborna Skolan Idrottsgymnasium
Major: Business Administration
Extracurriculars: SGA, Men’s Soccer, Phi Beta Lambda, FBLA
philipquoctrungvov@ucwv.edu

 

Freshman Senators

Zackary Laney
Freshman
Hometown: Franklin, WV
High School: Pendleton County High School
Major: Biology (Pre-Vet)
Extracurriculars: SGA, SAB, Honors College
zackarylaney@ucwv.edu

 

Zachary Long
Freshman
Hometown: St. Marys, WV
High School: St. Marys High School
Major: Political Science and Psychology
Extracurriculars: SGA, Men’s Track and Field
zacharylong1@ucwv.edu

 

Ryan McFarland
Freshman
Hometown: St. Marys, WV
High School: St. Marys High School
Major: Political Science
Extracurriculars: SGA, Honors College
ryanmcfarland@ucwv.edu

Virginia Moore, MA

Vice President/Dean of Students