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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According to the U.S. News & World Report 2012 edition of America’s Best Colleges, The Ohio State University is ranked 16th among the nation’s public universities and 1st in the State.

Ohio State among the top places to work: Ohio State was ranked fifth among large schools in The Huffington Post and one of the “Best Places to Work in Academia” in The Scientist.

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End of Semester and Happy Holidays!

Dear Student Life GAA, Happy December! The Buckeyes are in the College Football Playoff and the end of the semester is a week away. The Student Life Grad Pad team wishes you the best of luck on any term papers or exams that you might have. Similarly, it is...

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Meet a Graduate Assistant

Alexandra Lawrence

Alexandra Lawrence

  • Department: Student Life Advancement
  • Anticipated Graduation: SP 2016
  • Email:
  • Undergrad Major: Human Services and Psychology
  • Grad Major: Higher Education and Student Affairs

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