Ole Miss Student Union

The University of Mississippi

Bradley Baker
D
irector
E-mail: tbbaker@olemiss.edu

Originally from Olive Branch, Mississippi, Bradley graduated from The University of Mississippi in May 2005. After completing his undergraduate work, Bradley began working with the Ole Miss Student Union (formerly the Department of Campus Programming) in June of 2005. He completed his master’s degree in higher education/student personnel in May 2010. He is currently pursuing his Doctor of Education at Ole Miss. Bradley has been Director of the Ole Miss Student Union since July 2011. Bradley has also served as the Executive Director of the Miss University Scholarship Pageant in which he has worked closely with over the past 13 years. When not working, he enjoys spending time with family and friends and being outdoors. He and his wife, Ashley, have one son, Thomas, and two dogs.

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Will Takewell
Associate Director of Leadership and Engagement
E-mail:
wct@olemiss.edu

Will Takewell is a native of Ponchatoula, Louisiana. Prior to coming to the University of Mississippi, he worked at the University of Kentucky in Fraternity and Sorority Life where he advised the Interfraternity Council and worked with leadership engagement. Will has also worked as the Director of the Student Activities, Involvement and Leadership (SAIL) Center at Millsaps College and as the Student Activities Manager at the University of Southern Mississippi.  Will earned his bachelor’s degree in organizational communication from Southeastern Louisiana University and his master’s degree in higher education and student affairs from the University of Southern Mississippi. Will has worked as a facilitator and lead facilitator for a variety of leadership programs including the North-American Interfraternity Conference’s UIFI, IMPACT, and LAUNCH programs as well as with the Association of College Unions International’s I-LEAD program. Will volunteers with a variety of fraternities and sororities through their educational and leadership programs. Will loves New Orleans Saints football, social justice and higher education research and is a proud dog dad to his dog, Atticus.

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Daniel Ibarra
Assistant Director of Facility Operations
E-mail: dibarra@olemiss.edu

Daniel was born and raised in Tyler, Texas. Daniel completed his Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Texas at Austin in 2014 and completed his Masters of Education in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Texas State University in 2017. Prior to coming to Ole Miss, he served as a Coordinator for the University of Texas at Dallas Student Union. Daniel’s past experiences include Campus Recreation, Fraternity & Sorority Life, student advising, and Facility Operations. Outside of work Daniel enjoys spending time with his dog, watching college football, and working with mentoring initiatives on college campuses for young men and first generation college students.

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Jordain Lang
Assistant Director of Student Activities
E-mail: jlang@olemiss.edu

Jordain is a native of Jackson, Mississippi. Prior to joining the Ole Miss family, she earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism and minor in higher education administration from the University of Southern Mississippi. Following her undergraduate degree, she completed her Master of Arts in higher education/student personnel at the University of Mississippi. Jordain brings experience stemming from her roles in new student and retention programs, student involvement, and campus programming. Jordain also proudly serves as the Executive Director of the Miss University Scholarship Pageant.

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Haley Anderson
Assistant Director of Leadership Programming
E-mail: heander3@olemiss.edu

Haley is proudly from Tulsa, Oklahoma where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and communication studies at the University of Tulsa (Reign Cane!). Following her undergraduate degree, Haley continued her education in Mount Pleasant, Michigan where she earned a Master of Arts in higher education administration at Central Michigan University (Fire Up Chips!). Haley is excited to join the University of Mississippi family and share her background in leadership development and new student programming. Hotty Toddy!

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Chelsea Sheridan
Assistant Director of Student Organization Management

E-mail: chelsea@olemiss.edu

Chelsea Sheridan was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. Chelsea completed her Bachelor of Arts in communication with a focus in public relations at the University of Toledo and completed her Master of Arts in higher education/student personnel at the University of Mississippi. Prior to joining the Student Union family, Chelsea worked for Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity headquarters as well as the college of William & Mary where she worked with volunteer populations and development efforts. Chelsea brings with her a background in student organization management, leadership programs, fraternity and sorority affairs, and fundraising and development initiatives. In her spare time, Chelsea enjoys volunteering for her national organization as well as traveling, reading, and spending time with her friends and family.

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Junae Johnson
Operations Supervisor

E-mail: jnjohns3@olemiss.edu

Junae Johnson, a Charleston, Mississippi native, currently serves as the Operations Supervisor for the Ole Miss Student Union. She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Mississippi. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, reading and hanging with close friends.

 

 

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Carole Webb
Administrative Coordinator –
Union Reservations
E-mail: clwebb2@olemiss.edu

Carole Webb is originally from Holly Springs, Mississippi and graduated from the University of Mississippi in 2006 with a Bachelor’s of Science in hospitality management. She has been in the event planning industry for 13 years with experience in hotels, restaurants and event rentals. She enjoys giving back as a leader in service organizations in the LOU community as well as spending time with her family, friends and two dogs.

 

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Blair Wortsmith
Graduate Assistant – Student Activities 
E-mail: bnwortsm@go.olemiss.edu

Blair Wortsmith, a native of Little Rock, Arkansas, graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in managerial finance with minors in journalism and marketing from the University of Mississippi in May 2019. During her undergraduate career, Blair was a member and leader within the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College, Delta Delta Delta sorority, Moneythink, the Associated Student Body and the College Panhellenic Council. In addition, she held the titles of Miss University 2019 and Most Beautiful 2017, and she as a 2019 inductee into the Ole Miss Hall of Fame. Blair is now pursuing her Master of Arts in higher education/student personnel.

 

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Kelsea White
Graduate Assistant – Facility Operations
E-mail: kdwhite@go.olemiss.edu

Originally from Paducah, Kentucky, Kelsea White completed a Bachelor of Accountancy with a minor in marketing at the University of Mississippi in May 2019. During her first four years at the university, Kelsea served as an Orientation Leader and Coordinator, Columns Society Vice President and a Pageants Co-Director for the Student Activities Association. Additionally, she was involved with the Associated Student Body and RebelTHON. Kelsea is now working to obtain a Master of Accountancy and Data Analytics.

 

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Kendrick Wallace
Graduate Assistant – Associated Student Body
E-mail: kdwallac@go.olemiss.edu

Kendrick Wallace, a second year graduate student from Madison, Mississippi, is a proud 2018 alumni of the College of Applied Sciences here at Ole Miss. With his undergraduate degree in exercise science complete, he is now pursuing his MA degree in higher education/student personnel and works as the Graduate Assistant for the Associated Student Body. When he is not working in the Ole Miss Student Union, he can be found teaching hip hop dance and tending to his garden.

 

 

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Carrie Anne Bounds
Graduate Assistant – The Big Event 
E-mail: cabound3@go.olemiss.edu

Originally from Columbus, MS, Carrie Anne graduated with a bachelor’s degree in public relations from the University of Southern Mississippi in May 2018. Working primarily with the Ole Miss Big Event and Leadership Programming, Carrie Anne joined the Ole Miss Student Union in fall 2018. She will graduate in May 2020 from the MA program for higher education/student personnel.

 

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Emily Bozich
Graduate Assistant – RebelTHON
E-mail: eabozich@go.olemiss.edu

Emily Bozich, a graduate of Illinois State University, is from Plato Center, Illinois where she obtained a Bachelor of Finance and a minor in accountancy. During her undergraduate experience, she was a member and leader within Chi Omega sorority and Greek honor societies, worked as a Freshman orientation leader and served on the executive board of the Accounting Financial Women’s Alliance. She was honored to attend several conferences and leadership retreats with Fraternity Sorority Life, the College of Business and the Division of Student Affairs. She is now pursuing an MA in higher education/student personnel.

 

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