Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience

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"Welcome to the Student Life Grad Pad Website! I am so excited that you have taken the time to visit this site. I cannot wait to get to know you both as a new professional to the field of Student Affairs and as the unique and awesome individual that you are. I am so glad to have you as part of our Student Life family and cannot wait to see the amazing things you are going to do this year!"

D'Andra Mull, Ph.D.
Assistant Vice President, Office of Student Life

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Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience

In our quest to foster the development of the undergraduates we serve, we sometimes forget that we too are students. This is a site for you to remember that you are a student and explore your professional development, expand your collegial network, and learn about resources offered to you by Ohio State and the Office of Student Life!

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U.S. News & World Report has named Ohio State as the top public university in Ohio in its annual “America’s Best Colleges” list and is ranked the 16th best public university in the nation. The Office of Student Life has been named one of the 15+ Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs by the Center for Higher Education Enterprise (CHEE) in partnership with the American College Personnel Association (ACPA).

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Meet a Graduate Assistant

Raven Lynch

Raven Lynch

  • Department: Social Change
  • Anticipated Graduation: SP 2017
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  • Undergrad Major: Psychology, minor in Forensic Science
  • Grad Major: Social Work

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