A Welcome from OSILD
Faculty & Staff A Welcome from OSILD September 5, 2022

As we head into the new academic year, we would like to take this opportunity to welcome back all returning students as well as new students to WSU. The Office of Student Involvement and Leadership Development (OSILD) along with the student organizations have been busy planning some great events for the campus this year and […]

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A Welcome from OSILD
Professor Alex Briesacher is Making Space for Everyone
Faces of Leadership, Faculty & Staff, Interview Professor Alex Briesacher is Making Space for Everyone December 2, 2020

Alex Briesacher loves teaching his students. Asking around campus, those students who have taken his sociology classes mention his approachability, caring nature, honesty, and innate ability to teach through stories and humor as reasons they return to his classes as often as they can.

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Professor Alex Briesacher is Making Space for Everyone
Sharing Your Power & Knowing Yourself with Demitrius Evans
Diversity & Inclusion, Faces of Leadership, Faculty & Staff, Interview, Mental Health Sharing Your Power & Knowing Yourself with Demitrius Evans October 29, 2020

Resident Hall Director Demitruis Evans comes to us from Chicago, Illinois, where she recalls growing up in a working class black and brown community and finding passion in her education.  “A lot of what I learned about myself happened when I was coming of age as a senior in high school. Those moments were the […]

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Sharing Your Power & Knowing Yourself with Demitrius Evans
Dr. Dawn Eades & The Importance of Mentorship
Faces of Leadership, Faculty & Staff, Interview Dr. Dawn Eades & The Importance of Mentorship October 6, 2020

For Dawn Eades, Ed.D., it’s been a journey to arrive at Worcester State. As a Pawtucket, Rhode Island native, she left home to attend Plymouth State University in New Hampshire, made a quick stop at Clemson University for graduate school, and then made a 3,000 mile move across the country to LA to work at […]

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Dr. Dawn Eades & The Importance of Mentorship
OSILD Welcomes New Assistant Director, Linzy Martinez
Faces of Leadership, Faculty & Staff, Interview OSILD Welcomes New Assistant Director, Linzy Martinez September 17, 2019

Linzy Martinez joins the staff of the Office of Student Involvement & Leadership Development as an Assistant Director for fall 2019.

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OSILD Welcomes New Assistant Director, Linzy Martinez
Professor Tanya Mears Discusses Identity, Diversity & Service
Diversity & Inclusion, Faces of Leadership, Faculty & Staff, Interview Professor Tanya Mears Discusses Identity, Diversity & Service April 8, 2019

Worcester State Profesor Tanya Mears has been a dedicated member of the WSU community both inside and outside the classroom. She works closely with students to develop both their academic and their leadership skills. Dr. Mears took some time to sit down with us her involvement here on campus. 

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Professor Tanya Mears Discusses Identity, Diversity & Service
Professor Hardeep Sidhu | Teaching Our Diverse Student Population
Diversity & Inclusion, Faces of Leadership, Faculty & Staff, Interview Professor Hardeep Sidhu | Teaching Our Diverse Student Population November 1, 2018

Assistant Professor of English Hardeep Sidhu, who was recently appointed Director of the Ethnic Studies program, discusses the importance of creating an inclusive campus environment both inside and outside the classroom.

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Professor Hardeep Sidhu | Teaching Our Diverse Student Population
Professor Emily Soltano | On Learning to Be Comfortable with Who You Are
Faces of Leadership, Faculty & Staff, Interview Professor Emily Soltano | On Learning to Be Comfortable with Who You Are September 20, 2018

Professor Emily Soltano is approaching 20 years as a faculty member here at Worcester State. She has had many exciting and challenging opportunities during her time here. She took the time to sit down with us and share some of the biggest lessons she’s learned along the way.

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Professor Emily Soltano | On Learning to Be Comfortable with Who You Are