Student Life

Student Leadership & Involvement Center Staff

Photo of SLIC staff

The Student Leadership & Involvement Center staff is here to make sure that you get the most out of your college experience. We encourage you to take advantage of the many leadership opportunities that the University of Redlands has to offer.

Valerie Belliston Sponheim 
Associate Dean of Student Life
Residence Life and Involvement

Denise Davis 
Director of Leadership and Involvement

Christy Clinton
Director of Greek Life

Andrew Hollis
Director of Recreation

Tom Sponheim (not pictured)

Assistant Director of Recreation

Mackenzie Dawes
Assistant Director of Student Activities

Chad Latka 
Resident Director, Merriam Hall and Coordinator of Recreation

Brandi Veigh
Resident Director, Anderson Hall and Coordinator of Student Activities

Dan Burfiend
Resident Director, Brockton Apartments and Coordinator of Student Leadership & Involvement 

Jill Latka
Administrative Assistant

In the Student Leadership & Involvement Center, we recognize the leadership potential in every one of our students and we strive to give you the tools to succeed. Our doors are always open, so please stop by with any questions, or just to say hello. We look forward to meeting you all!

Thurber, an English bulldog, is the University's mascot.

He is named after Clarence Howe Thurber, University president from 1933-37.

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