Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience: Office of Student Life

Stephanie Clemons Thompson

Job description: Assistant Director of Residence Life

Hometown: East Cleveland, OH

Education: B.S in Psychology, Baldwin Wallace University; M. ED. in College Student Personnel, Ohio University; Doctoral candidate in Counseling and Higher Education, Ohio University

Interests/Hobbies: Going to my hip hop dance class, reading about racial justice initiatives in higher education, and spending time with my partner and two children

What I love about Ohio State: There are so many options at an institution this large. Create something new. Leave your mark. The possibilities are endless!

Motto: “Despair is an act of resignation I am not willing to make.” – Beverly Daniel Tatum, PhD from Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: A Psychologist Explains the Development of Racial Identity