Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience: Office of Student Life

  • Julius Mayo Julius Mayo

Julius W. Mayo III, Ph.D

  • Title: Assistant Director of Academic Initiatives
  • Phone: 614-247-2527
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Job description: I work with primarily Upper-class, Scholars, and Cooperative Learning communities on North Campus and in the Hall Complex to connect the classroom to the residence hall experience through programming, recruitment, community building, and educational “road trips.” I serve on the BART Team, coordinate and advise the MUNDO learning community and student group, and the co-instructor and Resident Director for a short term study abroad to London every spring break that targets underrepresented populations.

Hometown: Columbus, OH

Education: B.A. in Journalism and minor in Spanish from The Ohio State University; M.A. in Higher Education Student Affairs from The Ohio State University; Ph.D in Higher Education Student Affairs from The Ohio State University

Hobbies: Theater, travel, creative writing, film studies, multicultural education

What I love about OSU: Ohio State football Saturdays, leading study abroad opportunities and working with MUNDO at Ohio State are my favorite things about being a Buckeye. 

Motto: "Never, never, never quit." ~ Winston Churchill