Ryan is proud to be an alumnus of Seattle University having received his Master's degree in Student Development Administration and his graduate project focused on social justice ally development. While a student at SU he held graduate assistantships in Wellness and Health Promotion and the Office of Multicultural Affairs. Ryan obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish and Studies in Education from Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin where he found his passion for sexual violence prevention work as a peer educator.
Ryan has served as the Director of Wellness and Health Promotion since 2012. Prior to this role here, Ryan was the Director of Housing and Residence Life at Cornish College of the Arts, and an Area Coordinator at Willamette University.
Kira is a first year graduate student in the SDA Program and is ecstatic to work in the Office of Wellness and Health Promotion. She recently graduated from UC Santa Barbara with her B.A. in Interpersonal Communication and a minor in Education. Kira found her passion for Student Affairs through Orientation and Family Programs as well as through Wellness and Health Promotion. As an undergraduate student she developed a nutrition education research project and studied positive psychology, which fueled her desire to promote health in college students. She is excited to join the HAWC program and begin her journey at SU.