Resident Assistants (RAs)
RAs are current SMU students that live on the floors with the residents. They work as part of a staff team in order to build a positive community experience for CM residents. RAs are the first point of contact for residents who have questions, concerns, or just need a friendly face. RAs plan programs, serve on a nightly on-call rotation (for when residents lock them selves out at night), respond to issues, and build relationships with their residents. They report directly to the RCD of Cockrell-McIntosh.
Nonie is a senior from Fort Worth, Texas, but is originally from Portland, Oregon. She is majoring in finance and minoring in Mandarin Chinese. Nonie is involved in The Wesley House on campus and is on the leadership team for Beta Alpha Psi. In her free time she enjoys exploring Dallas and spending time with friends.
Barrett is a junior from McKinney, Texas. She is majoring in Anthropology and History with minors in Spanish and European Studies, and wants to be an archaeologist. When she is not working in the lab, she loves traveling, going to museums, and watching movies with her dogs.
Kevin is a senior from Irving, Texas studying biochemistry. When he isn't complaining about his back or knees, he likes to play sports, searching for free food on campus, and hang out with friends.
Kayleigh is a junior from Schertz, Texas (located outside of San Antonio), majoring in General Business and minoring in Spanish and Law and Legal Reasoning. She is part of the University Honors Program and Hilltop Scholar Programs. Additionally, she is the membership chair for Student Foundation, site leader for Dog and Kitty City through Mustang Heroes, and outreach coordinator for the Wesley House. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with friends, bingeing The Office, meeting new people and playing with dogs.
Lucas is currently a junior Mechanical Engineering and Math double major who was born and raised in Chicago, IL, but now lives right down the road in McKinney, TX. On campus he is a student ambassador and very involved with the Mustang Theme Park Design club. Some other fun facts about Lucas is he has been to 12 different countries, knows at least 4 songs on piano, and is a 2 time intramural champion.
Ben is a Sophomore from St. Petersburg, Florida studying Mechanical Engineering and Business Administration. He loves to fish and scuba dive when at home, and eat at new restaurants and play sports with friends when in Dallas. He also likes to make sure everyone knows that there is no shame in switching out the cowboy boots for flip-flops every now and then.
Alex is a Junior from Wichita, Kansas. She is majoring in Public Relations & Strategic Communication with minors in Business Administration, Political Communication, and Women and Gender Studies. This is her third year living in Cockrell-McIntosh and her second year as an RA. She enjoys watching basketball games, doing puzzles, and trying new restaurants in Dallas.