Amber Hurt

Pronouns: she/her/hers
Director of Student Engagement and Community Programs

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Amber joined NDMU in July 2020, moving from New York. As an undergraduate student at SUNY College at Old Westbury she was a Resident Assistant, Orientation Leader, Student Government Senator, Homecoming Queen and so much more. This involvement led her to choose a career in Student Affairs and pursue her Master’s degree at Hofstra University in Higher Education and Leadership Policy studies while also serving as an Assistant Resident Director. Amber has experience working in residence life, advising and mentoring students, planning large scale events, advocating for underserved populations and so much more. Outside of work she loves cupcakes, brunch, traveling, spending time with her family and Beyonce.

Amber's virtual office hours are Thursday 3p-4p. If you need anything throughout the semester you can e-mail

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Rochelle Thompson

Pronouns: she/her/hers
Engagement Coordinator

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Rochelle is a Junior with a double major in Political Science and English. She also serves as President of Sigma Tau Delta, a student mentor, and the co-editor of the literary magazine, Damozel. During the summer of 2020 she started her internship with Senator Shelly Hettleman of District 11 and the Maryland General Assembly.  Her daily Affirmation comes from Proverbs 3:5 and encourages her to put her best foot forward even during challenging times.

Rochelle's virtual office hours are Tuesdays 4p-6p.

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Kelsey Bialozynski

Pronouns: she/her/hers
Engagement Coordinator

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Kelsey is a nursing student with a minor in philosophy. She is also involved in many things around campus including OPA, SGA, Peer Educator, Orientation Leader, Student Representative on the Academic Affairs and Student Life Committee, Anchorage Program, and the Ethics Bowl Competition Team. She loves advocating and finding new ways to help others have a great college experience. Outside of school, Kelsey loves animals and always has a bunch including two labs. Kelsey also loves to travel, craft, workout, and spend time with loved ones.

Kelsey's virtual office hours are Mondays 3p-5p.

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Jolisse Gray

Pronouns: she/her/hers
Mentorship Coordinator over the Anchorage Program

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Jolisse is a double major of international relations and political science. She is also the President of the Global Advocacy Club, President of the Class of 2023, NDMU’s First Newman Civic Fellow, and Student Representative of NDMU to the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC). As an out-of-state student, her time at NDMU has been maximized to its full potential and she would not picture herself completing her undergraduate degree anywhere else! 

Jolisse's virtual office hours are Mondays 9a-11a.

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