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Resident Assistant Staff

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2 East South Street

Box 228

Galesburg, IL 61401

309-341-7527

Fax: 309-341-7571

campuslife@​knox.edu

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Ford Center for the Fine Arts

Campbell Hall, Elder Hall, Furrow West Hall

First-year Students

Abbi Harb

Abbi Harb '23

She/Her

Cambell/Elder 2 & Basement

Abbi Harb is a senior majoring in environmental science and minoring in anthropology & sociology. She is from Tempe, Arizona, and is involved in choir and Kappa Kappa Gamma on campus. She likes supporting her peers at their events and getting to know people around campus. She is returning as an RA to be part of the fun experience that is being in a new dorm community! Abbi looks forward to having inside jokes with her residents!

amharb@knox.edu

Muhammad Subhan Munir

Muhammad Subhan Munir

He/Him

Campbell/Elder 4 & Furrow W3

Muhammad Subhan Munir is a sophomore majoring in computer science and economics. Subhan Is an international student from Islamabad. He is an alumni ambassador as well as a math tutor on campus. He is part of the Islamic, cricket, and international clubs on campus. His main aim is to build a healthy environment for students on campus to grow and learn accordingly. He is really motivated and committed to the resident assistant role this upcoming academic year.

msmunir@knox.edu

Ulpanay Djoldasova

Ulpanay Djoldasova

She/Her

Campbell/Elder 3 & Furrow W2

My name is Ulpanay Djoldasova and I am a sophomore. I am originally from Uzbekistan, Karakalpakstan, Nukus. I am a member of UNICEF Club at Knox. In my free time I love walking a lot and it helps me to figure out my thoughts and sometimes to come up with new different ideas for my paintings. I am looking forward to the memories I will make with my residents and my RA team during the year!!!!

udjoldasova@knox.edu

Conger Hall, Neal Hall

First-year Students

Kiely Thompson

Kiely Thompson

She/Her

Conger/Neal 1

Kiely Thompson is a sophomore majoring in chemistry. She is from Fountain, Colorado and is also involved in the campus swim team, String Arts Squad, Chamber Winds, and the Knox College Flute Choir. She decided to be an RA because she loves to help others find their full potential and wants to make everyone feel comfortable on campus. She is looking forward to getting to know her residents and the memories they will make together!

kmthompson@knox.edu

Yuchen Wang

Yuchen Wang '24

He/Him

Conger/Neal 2

Yuchen Wang is a junior majoring in computer science. He grew up in China, but came to Irvine, California for middle school and high school. He is involved as a CTL tutor and as the staff writer for TKS. He wants to be an RA because he wants to make new friends.

ywang2@knox.edu

Etienne Thomas

Etienne Thomas

He/Him/His

Conger/Neal 3

Etienne Thomas is a sophomore majoring in international relations and education. He is American but has lived internationally all his life in Thailand, the UAE, Bangladesh, and Tunisia. He is a member of SAAC, a catcher on the baseball team, and gets involved with the international club when time permits. Etienne decided to be an RA because he really enjoyed his first year at Knox and the community of his suite-mates and looks forward to establishing the same with his residents this year. Having lived all over the world, and being an American, he believes he can relate to many people and is approachable.

emthomas@knox.edu

Post Hall

Post Hall 1-6: first-year students
Post Hall 7-10: sophomore, junior, and senior students

Charlie Horvath

Charlie Horvath

She/Her

Post 1 - LLC

Charlie is a junior majoring in chemistry. She’s from Berlin, Germany and involved at Knox as a TA and a tutor for organic chemistry. She enjoys going to Classics Club, Catan Club, playing the drums, watching anime, trying new things, and taking walks at below freezing temperatures. She decided to become an RA to be a more active member of the Knox community. Even though she is usually listening to music and might not hear you right away, she would love it if you came to say hello!

cjhorvath@knox.edu

Areesha Saif

Areesha Saif

She/Her

Post 2 - LLC

Areesha Saif is from Karachi, Pakistan and plans to major in political science and minor in psychology. She is a political science and writing tutor, and is involved with Islamic Club and Pre-Law Club at Knox. She wanted to become an RA to help those who find it difficult to adjust to campus so she can give back to the wonderful community of student leaders who helped her adapt to Knox.

asaif@knox.edu

Josie Spence

She/Her/Hers

Post 3 - LLC

Josie Spence is a third year student majoring in political science and minoring in statistics. She is from Matherville, IL, and plays the trumpet in the Knox Jazz Ensemble, is the treasurer of Catan Club, and is a part of the Pre-Law Club. Josie decided to become a RA to help new students transition into the Knox community. She can't wait to connect with her residents and help them get involved at Knox. Josie is ready for a fun year filled with smiles and good memories!

jlspence@knox.edu

Nyah Brown

Nyah Brown

She/Her

Post 4 - LLC

As a junior, Nyah is thrilled to be majoring in education and minoring in psychology! She has lived in Ohio and currently lives in northern Illinois. Nyah would LOVE it if you joined her in Badminton Club, and she’s also involved in Union Board. She is a passionate RA that wants to help other first-generation students transition to college + to make genuine connections with cool people like you! She will also challenge anyone at table tennis sooo stop by Taylor Lounge! :)

nkbrown@knox.edu

Delia Lӧnnroth

Delia Lӧnnroth

She/Her

Post 5 - Admission Suite

Delia Lönnroth is a sophomore RA planning on majoring in business, with the dream of becoming a forensics accountant! When not doing school she can be found doing one of three things playing videogames, doing embroidery, or looking at her plants. To her being an RA is a chance to help make sure her fellow suite mates always feel like they have a safe space on campus.

djlonnroth@knox.edu

Rohaan Khalid

Rohaan Khalid

He/Him

Post 7, 8, & 1-6 basement

Rohaan Khalid is a sophomore majoring in computer science and physics. He is from Islamabad, Pakistan, and is involved on campus as an exec-member of STEAM and Badminton Club and also as an Alumni Ambassador. Additionally, he works at the ITS HelpDesk and Knox Bike Shop. As an international student he values community building and being a source of guidance, support and entertainment! He looks forward to an awesome year with his residents and the RA team.

rkhalid@knox.edu

Naeun Kim

Naeun Kim

She/Her

Post 9, 10, & 7-10 basement

Naeun Kim is a sophomore planning on majoring in biology. She is an international student from Seoul, South Korea and is also involved in the campus chapter of International Club, Asian Student Association Club, and UNICEF Club. She became an RA to form welcoming and comforting home for Knox students and also help them search for their interest and get involved on campus. She is excited to build lovely connection and memories with her residents and RA team this year!

nkim@knox.edu

Raub Hall, Sellew Hall

First-year Students

Arun Rajbhandri

Arun Rajbhandri

He/Him

Raub/Sellew 1

Arun Rajbhandari is a sophomore studying economics and computer science. He is from Kathmandu, Nepal, and is a member of the Student Senate, the Entrepreneurship Society, RedRoom tutoring and the Powerlifting Club. He chose to be a RA because she enjoys assisting people in reaching their best potential, making new friends and  being engaged on campus. He is looking forward to making memories with his residents and her RA team this year!

arajbhandari@knox.edu

Josh Carlos

Josh Carlos

He/Him

Raub/Sellew 2

Josh Carlos is a sophomore from Centennial, Colorado. He is majoring in history and planning on minoring in political science. On campus, he spends his time hanging out with his friends, playing games, and occasionally dropping by Smash Bros Club. He became an RA because he enjoys helping others reach their full potential. He is looking forward to having a fun year with his residents and the RA team.

jscarlos@knox.edu

Devan Boone

Devan Boone

She/Her

Raub/Sellew 3

Devan Boone is a sophomore majoring in anthropology and sociology. She is from Bend, Oregon. She is a part of the Knox College Choir and enjoys music, dance, and crafting in her free time. She wanted to join the RA team to increase her involvement on campus and build relationships with her residents and coworkers, as well as the rest of the campus community. She is looking forward to this next adventure and can't wait to get started!

derboone@knox.edu

Sherwin Hall, Neifert Hall, Furrow East Hall

First-year Students

Samhita Rao

Samhita Rao

She/Her

Sherwin/Neifert 2

Samhita (Sam) Rao is a junior majoring in psychology and creative writing. She is from Mysuru, Karnataka, India and is involved in research on campus and her job at the library. She wanted to be an RA because she loves the idea of building a tiny, supportive community like the one she found at the start of her time at Knox. She is looking forward to meeting all of her residents and working with all of the other wonderful people on the RA team!

sgrao@knox.edu

Sasse Red Engel

Sasse Red Engel

They/Them, He/Him

Sherwin/Neifert 3 & Furrow E2

Red is a sophomore majoring in art history. They are from Chicago, IL, and is currently on The Knox Student newspaper staff for graphic design, and a member of the Book Club. Sasse decided to be an RA because he loves meeting new people and helping them with their campus lives. They're excited to be a role model and have fun! Red is looking forward to the experiences they'll have with residents and his RA team.

srengel@knox.edu

Drew Hall, Simonds Hall, Longden Hall, Griffith Hall

Sophomore, Junior, and Senior Students

Abhinav Singh

Abhinav Singh

He/Him

Drew 1-3, Simonds 1-3

Abhinav Singh is a junior majoring in computer science. He is from New Delhi, India and is a member of the Student Senate as a senator and president of the Knox College Cricket Club. He decided to be an RA because he loves to engage with people and loves to try to solve any kind of problem as he believes this helps him to build good friendly relationships with people in the campus and it also helps him in his personal growth. He is looking forward to meet new people and coordinate with his RA team for contributing something positive to the campus.

asingh2@knox.edu

Megan Walker

Megan Walker

She/Her

Longden 1-3, Griffith 1-3

Megan Walker is a sophomore majoring in art history. She is from Woodson, Illinois and is a member of the Knox chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. She decided to be an RA because she is excited to meet and make connections with people. She is looking forward to helping promote a sense of community on campus.

mewalker@knox.edu

Seymour Hall

Returning Students

Myrissa Le

Myrissa Le

She/Her

Seymour 2

Myrissa Le is a senior double majoring in economics and psychology. She is from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. She decided to become a RA because she enjoys connecting with people and supporting them in their college life navigation. Apart from being a RA, she is a psychology tutor, Intercultural Life Peer Educator, and Special Events Coordinator of Union Board. Myrissa is excited to learn about her residents, develop close bonds and support residents through a memorable year of college.

mhle@knox.edu

Houses, Williston & Hamblin

Sophomore, junior, and senior students

Sam Lorenz

She/Her

284 Tompkins, T270 (Cornerstone Cooking)

Sam Lorenz is a senior that is majoring in data science, with minors in computer science and physics. She is a co-president of book club and loves to read every day; she typically has amazing reads on hand for anyone interested! She also does a variety of research projects and is planning to do Honors her senior year. Sam is an RA because she enjoys helping others and building strong relationships that are sure to last. She looks forward to making memories with her residents and other members of the RA team!

smlorenz@knox.edu

Archi Nokrek

Archi Nokrek

She/Her

Cultural Houses: ABLE, K237 (Q&A), K247 (Harambee), W418 (International), W643 (Casa Latina), W697 (Asian Cultural)

Archi Nokrek is a junior majoring in creative writing. She is from Dhaka, Bangladesh. You'll see her walk all around campus doing tours as an Admission Ambassador. She is also an International Ambassador, the Co-President of International Club and the Vice President of Member Experience of Pi Beta Phi. She chose to be a Resident Assistant so that she can help her peers find the resources at Knox to be successful students and to guide them through her own personal experiences and growth, while also making the best memories.

anokrek@knox.edu

Addison Anderson

Addison Anderson

She/Her

Hamblin Hall

Addison Anderson is a senior majoring in elementary education and minoring in French and theatre from Minneapolis, MN. On campus, she is an Intercultural Life Peer Educator, CTL French tutor, President of Tri Delta, and involved with theatre. She chose to be a RA to create strong bonds with her residents and help give them the best Knox experience possible. She can't wait for another year of laughs and good times!

ajanderson@knox.edu

Garrett Trimble

Garrett Trimble

He/Him

Hamblin Hall

Garrett is a chemistry and computer science double major from Normal Illinois. He is a member of both the frisbee team and chess club. He is currently planning to spend nearly the whole year in lab but is always available to help residents. His RA fun fact is that he is the only current 4th year RA.

gqtrimble@knox.edu

Brandon Roberts

Brandon Roberts '23

He/Him

Houses: A265 (Smash), W480 (Peterson House/Botanical), W516, W675 (Eco)

Brandon is a Junior from Redmond Oregon, double-majoring in Secondary Education and History. He plays guitar in the Cherry Street Combo, TAs and tutors for music theory, and works in Admissions. He decided to be an RA because he enjoys leadership roles and connecting with peers!

bdroberts@knox.edu

Amira Siddique

Amira Siddique

She/Her

Williston Hall

Amira Siddique is a junior from Moline, IL double majoring in neuroscience and music. She works as an Interfaith Peer Educator and CTL tutor, is a member of the Knox College Choir and Piano Chamber Ensemble, secretary of Choir Board, vice president of Islamic Club, and president/co-founder of the brand new Catan Club. This year, she is excited to step back into the RA role and create meaningful connections with her residents.

alsiddique@knox.edu

Ashleigh Simmons

She/Her

Williston Hall

Hello! I am a psychology and finance double major, and I am very excited to be entering my 4th year at Knox College. I will also be a Duty RA this year, so I look forward to seeing you around campus!

aqsimmons@knox.edu

Cianja Bone

Cianja Bone

Any Pronouns

T240 (Exec), T260 (Jazz)

Cianja is a senior who is double majoring in philosophy and creative writing. He is from Colorado Springs. They are the editor in Chief of Cellar door and are also involved in Sigma Nu, and New Plays festival/workshop. She decided to be a RA because she wants to build and foster healthy communities on campus, and create environments that are safe and welcoming for everyone. They are really looking forward to this upcoming year!

ckbone@knox.edu

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