Mission

The Office of Campus Activities empowers students to cultivate connections, discover their potential, and create a sense of belonging at Catholic University by providing a supportive and equitable environment through a commitment to holistic growth and experiential learning.

Vision

The vision of the Office of Campus Activities is to be the heart of engagement for students at the Catholic University of America.

Professional Staff

  • Steve Kreider
    Steve Kreider Director of Campus Activities

    kreider@cua.edu

    Attending Penn State for his undergraduate degree and The University of Memphis for his graduate degree Steve has a variety of experiences including residence life, student conduct, leadership development, and of course campus activities. Outside of work Steve is very actively involved regionally and nationally with Ultimate Frisbee playing, coaching, and serving as a head referee for DC's professional men's team. Steve and his wife have 2 puppies who want you to follow them on Instagram at @taleswithwalter and @doodlewithlillian.

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    Mariah Raskin Assistant Director for Student Organizations

    raskinm@cua.edu

    Mariah Raskin received her undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Human Development from Virginia Tech. While at Virginia Tech, Mariah held several leadership positions in a number of student organizations. Mariah completed her Master's degree in Higher Education with a focus in Student Affairs from the University of Virginia. She has experience in Fraternity & Sorority Life, Housing & Residence Life, and Campus Activities. Outside of work, you can find Mariah going to the movies, going on long runs/walks, and spending time with her family and friends.

  • Antwann Harper
    Antwann Harper Assistant Director for Student Leadership

    harperae@cua.edu

    Antwann Harper attended Frostburg State University during his undergraduate career where he was involved in various organizations and leadership experiences, and graduated with a B.A. in Fine Arts. It was during his undergraduate career where he became more interested in Higher Education, more specifically Student Affairs, and later pursed and received his M.A. in Higher Education Administration from the George Washington University.

  • Greta Haussmann
    Greta Haussmann Assistant Director for Campus Events

    haussmanngr@cua.edu

    Greta Haussmann graduated from Catholic University in 2017 with a B.A. in Theology. Greta began her student affairs journey as a first-year student when she accepted a student staff position in the Office of Campus Activities. While at Catholic, Greta was a Resident Assistant and involved in multiple student organizations. In August 2019, Greta will complete her Masters of Education in College Student Personnel Administration from James Madison University. Outside of work Greta enjoys cooking, exercising, exploring DC, and spending time with her friends and family.

Student Staff

Consultant Team

Consultants are the first people you see in OCA, they are your go to source for any questions you have and will always welcome you to the office as our front desk staff

  • Cavan Hagerty
  • Jamie Marandola
  • Julia Ma
  • Kelly Kirchgasser
  • Michelle Ortez
  • Raphael Ortega
  • Sarah Harrigan
  • Victoria Sullivan

Events & Marketing

The Events & Marketing team brings you all sorts of great events including DC Nite Out and Trivia Nights, as well as our annual events for Women's History Month, the University tree lighting ceremony "Light the Season" and much more.

  • Joan McMahon
  • Mary Monaghan
  • Molly Beidelman

Leadership

The Leadership team helps coordinate all of our various leadership programs.

  • Joseph Arbie
  • Mari Nicole Rosales

Student Organization Services

The Student Organization Services team oversees everything student organizations from training to event support and even all of the financial management

  • Brendan Civitello
  • Brynn Reese
  • Fiona Lynch
  • Nick Swanson
  • Sean McKenna

Orientation

While we select 80 student Orientation Leaders to serve throughout the Orientation program, each year 2 students serve as student coordinators who spend an entire year planning all of the details of the Orientation program

  • Olivia Davis
  • Dante Nicotera