College of Arts and Sciences
Graduate Council


  • Caitlin Nunberg - MPA (Co-President)

    Caitlin Nunberg is a part-time student in the Master of Public Administration program with a focus on nonprofit administration.  She currently works as the Outreach and Marketing Manager at Zeno, a nonprofit creating opportunities for kids to love and learn math.  If you are interested in building a positive math culture at your local elementary school or in volunteering with Zeno, please email

    Skye Stoury - MFA (Co-President)

    Skye is a current MFA Arts Leadership student. She received her BA in dance with a minor in advertising from Chapman University in 2010. For the past three years, Skye has been teaching dance and choreographing in the Seattle area, along with performing professionally. In the next two years Skye looks forward to working with nonprofit arts organizations and to get an administration job at a nonprofit once she graduates with her MFA. 

    Nina Garkavi - MPA (Marketing Chair)

    Nina Garkavi is a first year student in the Master of Public Administration program and wants to focus on nonprofit management.  She got her BS from Yeshiva University in NYC in Marketing and worked at a full service, direct - response advertising agency in NYC. She is extremely passionate and involved in the nonprofit sector in young adult cancer & cancer survivorship. 

    Miles Schlagel - MFA (Secretary)

    Miles Schalgel is a current student of the MFA Arts Leadership program at SU. Growing up in Boise Idaho, Miles received his BFA in Visual Arts with an emphasis in drawing, painting and  a minor in Art History from Boise State University. Miles has a background in studio arts, elementary education and visual arts gallery management. Miles is currently an employee of Seattle University managing the Kinsey and Vashon Galleries on campus with the Fine Arts Department.

    Valerie Stahl - MSAL 

    Valerie Stahl is a first year student in the Master of Sport Administration and Leadership program.  She is currently a graduate assistant at Seattle University Athletics for the Academic Support.  Valerie completed her Bachelor's Degree at Cleveland State University in Physical Education.  She was a member of the Women's Soccer team at Cleveland State and looks forward to continuing her passion for sport by pursuing a career in collegiate athletics administration.

    Chamene Woods - MACJ

    Chamene Woods received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Avila University and a MLA with a focus in Social Science from Baker University. She is in her first year of the MA Criminal Justice program with a focus in Investigative Criminology. Currently Chamene works for the Office of the Attorney General. Her career ambitions include working with the Department of Justice. In her spare time Chamene likes to watch sports and travel.


    Laura Hauck-Vixie, M.Ed. (Academic Advisor)

    Laura Hauck-Vixie began her academic career as an undergraduate student in the College of Arts and Sciences at Seattle University, majoring in Spanish and Sociology. Laura began her advising career in the SU Albers School of Business and Economics graduate programs and currently serves as an advisor to the following Arts and Sciences populations: transfer, graduate, readmit, post-baccalaureate, reciprocal exchange, Running Start, and Pacific Northwest Ballet.

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