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Assistant Dean of Students
& Director of Residence Life
Dr. Danny Glassmann
, Ph.D


(404) 364-8520
Dr. Danny Glassmann is responsible for the total administration of Residence Life and serves as the Chief Student Conduct Officer. Danny received his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Master of Science in College Student Personnel Services and Administration from the University of Central Arkansas. He also obtained his Ph.D. in Counseling and Student Personnel Services from The University of Georgia. Before coming to Oglethorpe, Danny previously served as the Assistant Director of Residence Life and Multicultural Center at Elon University and, most recently, worked in the Office of Staff Development and Student Conduct at The University of Georgia. His professional background includes experience with residence life, student conduct, multicultural affairs, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) life. He is involved in many professional organizations, including the American College Personnel Association (ACPA), National Association of Student Personnel Administration (NASPA), Association of College and University Housing Officers (ACUHO-I), Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals, Georgia College Personnel Association (GCPA), and Georgia Housing Officers (GHO). Outside of work and school, Danny enjoys staying active, traveling, and spending time with friends, family, and his two pugs, Ebony and Cooper.

Residence Life Coordinator
Mr. Jason Collins,


(404) 364-8871
Jason Collins is the Coordinator of Residence Life and Housing Operations for Jobe Hansen and Bowden Magbee Residence Halls. Jason is a native of Georgia and received his B.A. in Modern Language & Culture from Kennesaw State University. While at KSU, Jason served multiple years as an R.A. and coordinator of student activities. Previously, Jason worked in Georgia State University’s Study Abroad office and he serves as a resource to OU students in this capacity. In addition to his passion for travel and residential programming, Jason is always excited about the Stormy Petrels because he is an avid bird-watcher.

Residence Life Coordinator
Ms. Veronica Gilliard,


(404) 364-8432
Veronica Gilliard is the Coordinator of First-Year Experience and Residential Education responsible for Traer and Dempsey Residence Halls and the Residence Hall Association (RHA) and Peer Academic Leader (PAL) Program. Veronica received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Georgia, where she founded the Epsilon Alpha chapter of Tau Sigma National Honor Society. Veronica also brings residence life experience from St. John’s University in Queens, NY, and served as the Director of Development for New Life S.A.Y. Yes! Center, in Atlanta. She is currently pursuing a M.Ed. in Higher Education Leadership at Mercer University, where she hopes to cultivate her passion in assisting first generations students with navigating their undergraduate careers. During her free time, Veronica enjoys cooking, traveling, and diving into a good book of any genre.


Summer Resident Assistants

Katee Gmitro - Dempsey First Floor

Heather Burgess - Dempsey Second Floor

Jessica Lill - Jobe Hansen First Floor

Brian Cornelius - Jobe Hansen Second Floor

Chris Strickland - Housing Operations & Greek Row


Senior Resident Assistants (SRAs), Resident Assistants (RAs), & Peer Academic Leaders (PALs)

TRAER STUDENT STAFF - First Year Experience Residence Hall

Tate Davis - SRA - First

Jessica Lill - First

Everett Jackson - Second

Gary McGinty - Second

Katee Gmitro - Third

Brianna Buenrostro - Third

Katy Barber - PAL

Precious Goto - PAL

DEMPSEY STUDENT STAFF - First Year Experience Residence Hall

Jay Lloyd - First

Alecia Benson - Second

Evan Drew - Third

Elisabeth Carter - SRA - Fourth

Aadithya Prem - PAL for Dempsey & Jobe-Hansen



Christie Pearce - Alumni

Andre Turnquest - Jacobs

BOWDEN AND MAGBEE STUDENT STAFF - Upperclassmen Residence Halls

Sam Lyon - SRA - First

Dorian Cooper - Second

Chris Strickland - Third

Katy Galli - Fourth

JOBE AND HANSEN STUDENT STAFF - First-Year Experience & Upperclassmen Residence Halls

Elaine Saugar - First

Parker Rhodes - Second

Brian Cornelius - Third

Ali Keeter - SRA - Fourth


Ben Caoili - SRA




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