/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/jamel-hodges.jpg” width=”175″ height=”208″ /> Dr. Jame’l Hodges, New Director of Student Activities
NASHVILLE (TSU News Service) – The University has hired a new Director of Student Activities. He is Dr. Jame’l R. Hodges, who comes to TSU with a wide range of experience in various areas of student affairs.
With a diverse expertise and experience in Greek Life, admissions, service learning and leadership, Dr. Hodges says he is excited about serving at TSU.
“My expectations are to learn, educate, and work toward making a difference in the lives of our students,” says Hodges. “I am passionate about working with our student clubs and organizations in enhancing the collaboration between student affairs and academic affairs.”
Before coming to TSU, he worked with the Association of Public and Land Grant Universities as staff associate in the Office for Access and the Advancement of Public Black Universities in Washington, D.C.
Prior to that, Dr. Hodges was director of Multicultural Affairs in the Office of Student Affairs at Lehigh University, and the coordinator of Residential Education and Leadership, and coordinator of Greek Life and Education at California State Polytechnic University. He also served as Greek Life advisor and Student Affairs counselor at the University of Georgia.
Hodges holds an Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration from the University of Southern California; a master’s degree also in Higher Education Administration from Florida State University; and a bachelor’s degree in English and Mass Communication from Virginia State University.
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