Campus Life Staff
Alisa Mauk Lively
Director of Campus Life
Degree(s): B.A. Psychology and M.A. in Counseling: Higher Education Administration
Graduation year(s): 1982 and 1984
Started at WVWC: 1987
Hometown: Buckhannon, WV
Clubs/Foundations/or Conferences: Ex Officio Member of the WVWC Board of Trustees as Chair of Staff Council, Member of NACA, Member of MACUHO, MEMBER of NASPA, President, Upshur County CVB, Member, Create Buckhannon; Member, Upshur County Special Olympics Committee
Why you like WVWC : I like working at a small school where you can see daily the differences you make in the life of each student. The faculty, staff and students at Wesleyan are the best! Our Wesleyan community truly makes me love to come to work every day. I know it is cliché, but Wesleyan truly is our 'home among the hills'.
What your position does for the students: As the Director of Campus Life, I work with housing, residence life, outdoor recreation, campus activities, conferencing, commuter students and judicial affairs. I work with all of these areas on a daily basis. I am afforded the opportunity to teach First Year Seminar and engage with Freshmen and serve as their advisor for the first semester.
Office of Campus Life Office Manager
Started at WVWC: 2000
Hometown: Buckhannon, WV
Clubs/Foundations/or Conferences you are a part of: Secretary, Church of South Buckhannon Mission
Why you like WVWC: I interact with all the students and I feel like I'm a mom to all of them.
What your position does for the students: As Office Manager to the Office of Campus Life, I feel that I maintain good organization skills in every aspect of the housing department. I often find myself helping students develop and learn, while keeping peace in the office.
Residence Life Coordinator, Instructional Program Coordinator of the Wellness Center
Degrees: Bachelor of Science, Business Management from Florida Gulf Coast University & Master of Science, Student Affairs from Florida State University
Graduation year: 2009 & 2012
Started at WVWC: January 2012
Hometown: West Deptford, NJ & Cape Coral, FL
Clubs/Foundations/or Conferences you are a part of: Member of National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), Member of National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA), Certified Instructor for Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA)
Why you like WVWC: I appreciate the atmosphere of the small campus because I am able to get to know students on a personal level. It is accessible to my favorite thing, nature! I enjoy being able to love my job and help others while working on such a beautiful campus.
What your position does for the students: As a Residence Life Coordinator I oversee the four residence halls on campus; Agnes Howard, Benedum, Holloway, and Jenkins. My position is to support my staff of resident directors and resident assistants, as well as help residents in need. At the Wellness Center my main focus is to promote wellness in students’ lives through programs and opportunities such as group exercise or other wellness oriented activities & seminars. I am also the Head Coach of WVWC Cheerleading.
Graduate Assistant for Outdoor Recreation/Sustainability
Degrees: BA in Elementary Education (K-6) with a Minor in Christian Education
Working towards: Masters in Multi-Categorical Special Education
Graduation year: 2011 and will be finished with M.Ed in 2013
Started at WVWC: 2007
Hometown: Mandeville, LA
Clubs/Foundations/or Conferences: WVWC Women's Soccer Team Alumni [4x Conference Champs],PEO (Philanthropic Education Association), Alpha Xi Delta Alumni, Student Education Association.
Why you like WVWC: I like WVWC because it is a very welcoming and warming college community. It is in a beautiful area, where I can experience many diverse opportunities.
What your position does for the students: The goal of West Virginia Wesleyan College's office of Outdoor Recreation is to be one of the nation's paramount outdoor recreation college programs. Our objective is to provide an outlet to students that that allows them to gain an unforgettable experience in the "Wild & Wonderful" outdoors of West Virginia.
Graduate Residence Director
Graduate Assistant for Judicial Affairs
Degrees: BS Biology minors in Business and Chemistry. Working towards MBA
Graduation year: 2011 and will be finished with MBA 2013
Started at WVWC: 2007
Hometown: Buffalo, WV
Clubs/Foundations/or Conferences you are a part of: Alumnae of Alpha Delta Pi
Why you like WVWC: small class sizes and the family oriented atmosphere it creates.
What your position does for the students: As the Graduate Assistant for Judicial Affairs I am able to educate students on the policies and procedures that West Virginia Wesleyan has in place. Working closely with students as a Graduate Residence Director allows me to get to know them on a more personal level, thus giving me the opportunity to help them in any way possible enjoy their years here at Wesleyan.
Ana K. Torres-Dominguez
Graduate Residence Director for Benedum Hall
Graduate Assistant for Outdoor Recreation
Degree(s): B.A. in Recreation and Camp Management from Wayland Baptist University. Working on a MBA at WVWC.
Graduation year(s): B.A. - 2012 MBA - 2014
Started at WVWC: August 2012
Hometown: Plainview, TX
Clubs/Foundations/or Conferences: ACA (American Camping Association) and AORE (Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education).
Why you like WVWC : I love the small size of the campus. It is a very welcoming environment and the people here are great!
What your position does for the students: It gives the chance to have FUN! There is so much to explore in the "Wild and Wonderful" state of West Virginia. We offer chances for people who are new to the state, as well as people who are from West Virginia, to explore everything that it has to offer. In addition to the Outdoor Recreation, my position also allows me to serve students in their new home in a Residence Hall. I work with them and their RA's to help ensure their experience here is as enjoyable as it can possible be.