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Kaitlin Griffith
Kaitlin Griffith

Interim Assistant Director, Student Leadership and Involvement Center
kgriffith@vcu.edu

  • Responsibilities: Student organization registration, Student organization travel paperwork, Assist organizations with day to day functions, Send weekly e-blast​, Coordinate Fall and Spring SOVO Fair
  • Favorite quote: ​"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader" - John Quincy Adams
  • Why did you choose this career? When I was in college the Student Affairs professionals that I worked with made a huge impact in my life. I chose this career in hopes to do the same for the students I work with on campus.
  • Where are you from? State College, PA
  • How do you spend your free time? Trying out new recipes and running with coworkers!
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Nicole Patterson

Coordinator for Student Programming, Volunteer Programs
nlpatterson@vcu.edu

  • Responsibilities: I connect students to volunteer opportunities on campus, in the Richmond community, and nationally through programs like RamPantry, Into the Streets, Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week and Alternative Spring Breaks. 
  • Favorite quote: “If you have come to help me, you are wasting your time. If you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.” -Lilla Watson, Aboriginal elder, activist and educator from Queensland, Australia
  • Why did you choose this career? As a first generation college student from a military family, I was drawn to higher education and community engagement. Also, the snacks are fantastic.  
  • Where are you from? Everywhere! I've lived two countries and seven states, but I consider Richmond home.
  • How do you spend your free time? Grad schooling, improv comedy-ing, stalking the Richmond restaurant scene for new gems and making my dog wear increasingly embarrassing sweaters.