Gustavus Adolphus College Vice President for Student Life Dr. JoNes VanHecke has announced that Glen Lloyd has been named the new Assistant Director of Multicultural Programs at the College. Lloyd will collaborate with Director of Multicultural Programs Virgil Jones with primary responsibilities including oversight of the Mentoring for Student Success Program, advising the Diversity Leadership Council, and continuing to develop ways to outreach to the campus community.
Lloyd holds a bachelor’s degree in communication arts from Catawba College in Salisbury, N.C., and is working toward a master’s degree in organizational leadership at Bethel University. Lloyd has spent the last five years at St. Olaf College in various capacities. He served as an area coordinator in residence life from 2010 to 2012 where he developed multiple drug and alcohol education programs. Lloyd also served in the St. Olaf Athletics Department as an assistant football coach (2007-2012) and assistant track and field coach (2009-2012). Prior to his time at St. Olaf, Lloyd served two years as Pastor of Student Ministries at Emmaus Church in Northfield (2006-2008) and a year as Youth Coordinator for the Northfield YMCA (2009-2010).
“We are excited to have Glen join the staff of the Office of Multicultural Programs. He brings a wealth of passion and a strong commitment to the growth of Gustavus students to the position,” Jones said. “His background in residential life and deep understanding of program development and implementation will strengthen our student programs.”
For more information about the Gustavus Adolphus College Office of Multicultural Programs and the Diversity Center, go online to gustavus.edu/diversity.
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