Loyola University Chicago

Student Activities & Greek Affairs (SAGA)

Division of Student Development

Meet our Team

 

Angela King Taylor Director
  300 w x 200 v   Angela hails from East Chicago, IN.  She received a B.S. in Business Management from Hampton University, which she affectionately refers to as her “Home by the Sea”.  Angela obtained her M.S.Ed. in Higher Education with a concentration in Student Affairs from Old Dominion University.  Angela has held various positions in the areas of human resources, fraternity and sorority life, and academic advising.  She has worked and served at a diverse range of institutions such as the University of Kansas and Tennessee State University.  Angela is passionate about student development and helping students navigate their collegiate journey. Angela is very excited to use her skills and experience to enhance the Loyola student experience and build upon SAGA’s great work.

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MacKenzie Rotherham, Assistant Director
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MacKenzie, a native of Wisconsin, earned her Bachelors in Social Psychology and Women in Gender Studies from Loyola University Chicago. Following graduation, she worked in various community engagement roles with Wisconsin's State Public Defender office and the U.S. Peace Corps. Currently, MacKenzie has returned to her Loyola Chicago roots to complete her Masters in Higher Education degree. She is grateful for the opportunity to work with the Rambler population, and she is looking forward to growing in the Jesuit mission of the university.

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Elizabeth Olson, Budget Coordinator 
 

Elizabeth hails from Michigan, where she worked for the City of Lansing Parks and Recreation doing pool and facilities programming.  She received her B.A. in English Literature and Language from the University of Michigan and quickly realized that “fan fiction writer” isn’t a real job.  After moving to Chicago in 2011, she worked for seven years at Make-A-Wish Illinois as their Senior Accountant, and remains an active volunteer.  She’s excited to join the SAGA team and be a part of Loyola University Chicago!  Elizabeth moonlights as a comedian around the city, and has future plans to pursue a Masters in Applied Mathematics.

 

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Precious Femi-Ogunyemi Coordinator, Student Organization Programming
  Precious is thrilled to join the SAGA Team and the Loyola Community. Born in London, England but raised in Dallas, Texas - Precious brings a new perspective into her work and this team. Precious received both her Bachelors of Arts in Sociology and a minor in Anthropology and Masters of Education in Higher Education from the University of North Texas. In her current role, she supports student organizations' programming, leadership education, and serves as a resource for advisors and students. Additionally, Precious will help plan the Student Organization Awards and Welcome Week. 

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 Emily Koneval,  Coordinator, Sorority & Fraternity Life Development
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Emily is delighted to join the SAGA team at Loyola University Chicago. She received her Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Management at Iowa State University and her Masters of Arts in College Student Personnel at Bowling Green State University. Emily has previously served as a Fraternity & Sorority Life Advisor at Bowling Green State University. In this role, she served as the Panhellenic Council and Multicultural Greek Council advisor as well as working closely with educational and leadership programs. Emily is passionate about promoting holistic student learning, leadership development, and empowerment through the co-curricular experiences. Originally from Illinois, she is excited to return to the Chicagoland area to explore all that the city has to offer in food, music, sports, and community engagement.

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Troy Stephens, Jr. Coordinator, Sorority & Fraternity Life Programming
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Troy, Nittany Lion & Jayhawk, is eager to join the SAGA team at Loyola University Chicago. Troy received his Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation and Human Services from The Pennsylvania State University and his Masters of Science in Education from The University of Kansas. He most recently served as a Greek Life Advisor in the Office of Greek Life at Auburn University. In this role, he served as the National PanHellenic Council, Multicultural Greek Council and Order of Omega Advisor. As a West Philadelphia native, Troy has always longed for the opportunity to get back and give back to the inner city. He is excited to explore the university and all that Chicago has to offer, if you are interested in catching a Bulls game let him know!

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Kaylee Hartman  Coordinator, Registered Student Organization Development    
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Kaylee joined the Loyola University Chicago community in August 2018. She is a proud Florida State University alumnae (Go Noles!) where she earned her Bachelor's Degree in Sociology and Editing, Writing, and Media. She is most recently coming from the Ohio State University (Go Bucks!) where she received a Master of Arts degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs. In the SAGA office, Kaylee serves as a Coordinator of Registered Student Organization Development. She works on major events like Welcome Week and Finals Breakfast. Her role includes supporting RSOs and SSOs and she serves as the advisor to the Emerging Leaders Program and the SGLC Allocations Committee. Off campus, you can find Kaylee at  the nearest Chick-fil-a or walking her dog, Otto, down the streets of Chicago. Kaylee also enjoys traveling and the occasional skydive. 

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Garrison Thomas Graduate Assistant, Sorority & Fraternity Life    
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Garrison is excited to serve as the SFL Graduate Assistant here at Loyola University Chicago. Garrison comes to Chicago from Florida where he just recently received his bachelor’s degree from Florida Gulf Coast University. He will be pursuing his Masters of Education in Higher Education starting this fall. He is an initiated member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. and strongly believes in giving back to the youth in the community and empowering others to be the best version of themselves. Coming from a small town in Florida, Garrison is excited to explore, learn and embrace all that Chicago and Loyola have to offer.

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Sarah Creeden  Graduate Assistant, Department of Programming    
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Originally from Boston, MA, Sarah moved to Chicago in hopes of finding new adventures.  She is a dedicated fan of the Boston Celtics and an avid video game player.  She is currently in her last year of Loyola’s Higher Education and Student Affairs Master’s program and she received her dual Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Graphic Design & Media Arts from Southern New Hampshire University.  Sarah most recently served as a Graduate Assistant for Student Activities and Greek Life at Roosevelt University.  In this role, Sarah supported and advised the student-run programming board and the active Greek organizations.  Sarah is ecstatic to continue in Student Activities at Loyola and is ready for a fun and productive year advising DOP!

 

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