South Campus Staff

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Eric M. Nestor

Director, Apartment and Off-Campus Living

Hometown: Reading, PA
Phone: 315.443.3893

Eric joined the Office of Student Living (OSL) in 2021 director of apartment and off-campus living. Prior to joining OSL, Eric served as associate director/interim director of the Office of Student Rights and responsibilities from 2013 – 2021. In addition, Eric previously worked in the Office of Student Living in several different capacities from 1998 – 2013. He earned his Master of Science degree in Counseling/College Student Personnel Work and his Bachelor of Arts in History from Shippensburg University in PA. Eric enjoys rooting for his favorite sports teams: the Syracuse Orange, the Miami Dolphins, and the New York Yankees. When not at work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three daughters, relaxing at the beach, reading political/spy thrillers and history books, and hiking. Eric is a fan of country music and the Rolling Stones.

Joe Personte

Assistant Director, South Campus and Off-Campus Living

Hometown: Naples, NY
Phone: 315.443.3893

Jamel M. McMullin

Residence Director

Hometown: Syracuse, NY
Phone: 315.443.3893


Residence Director

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Valentina Louissaint

Assistant Residence Director, South Campus Apartments

Hometown: Haverstraw, NY
Phone: 315.443.3893

Valentina Louissaint joins the Office of Residence Life at South Campus as an Assistant Residence Director for South Campus Apartments. Vee comes to Syracuse from Haverstraw, NY. She received a bachelor’s in business administration from Alfred State College. During her time at Alfred State College, she served as a resident advisor and interned with the Office of Equity, Inclusion and Title IX and the Office of International Affairs. She also served as a sexual assault response team member and bias-related response team member.

Melinda Secor

Administrative Specialist

Hometown: Cicero, NY
Phone: 315.443.3893

Melinda has been an employee of Syracuse University for the last 20 years. She enjoys fun with family, good films and books, good friends, and her cat.

Quarantine and Isolation Managers

Isaiah Sheffield-Thergood

Quarantine and Isolation Manager, South Campus

Hometown: Bridgeport, CT
Phone: 315.443.3893

Karen Marschke

Quarantine and Isolation Manager, South Campus

Phone: 315.443.3893