Housing and Residence Life

Meet the Staff

Tamera Dunn

Graduate Hall Director

Tamera Dunn Staff PhotoTamera Dunn is excited to join the VSU Housing & Residence Life team. Tamera is a recent graduate of Northwest Missouri State University (Maryville, Missouri), having earned her bachelor's degree in history. She is currently pursuing a Masters in Higher Education Administration at VSU. While attending Northwest, Tamera served multiple terms on Midwest Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls Regional Board of Directors, as Regional Communications Coordinator of Recruitment and Retention and most recently as Regional Director. Her passion for the residence halls also led to two terms as President of the Northwest Missouri State University Residence Hall Association. In her down time, Tamera enjoys reading, experiencing something new, and volunteering.


Phone: (229) 249-4984

Email: lowndesrhd@valdosta.edu

Stephanie Bent

Complex Director

Stephanie Bent Staff PhotoStephanie grew up in Jamaica but calls the Atlanta area her American hometown. Stephanie graduated from Georgia Tech with a B.S. in Applied Mathematics. While attending Georgia Tech, she held various leadership positions in organizations including Student Government, Caribbean Students Association, and Hall Council. Stephanie chaired the planning committee for a leadership conference for Georgia Tech students. While at Georgia Tech, she realized she loved working with people much more than she liked working with mathematical proofs. After leaving Georgia Tech, Stephanie obtained a Masters degree in Higher Education with an emphasis in Student Affairs. Stephanie returned to Atlanta to work as a Residence Hall Director for 3 years with Georgia State University. After which, she spent a year receiving training from and then working with two religious organizations. Stephanie believes that college students are the future leaders of our society and wants to help students make the most of their college experience. Stephanie enjoys talking to students about life’s decisions, purpose, values, and how do we interact with those who are different from us. She also loves to hear about students’ classes and what they like doing during their free time. In her spare time, Stephanie enjoys reading non-fiction, spending time with family and friends, cooking and eating. Stop by her office to say hi and tell her how your day is going.

Phone: (229) 333-5607

Email: smbent@valdosta.edu


Resident Assistants

Morgan Sims - 1st Floor Female RA

Kandyce Mahone - 1st Floor Female RA

Quineshia Claiborne - 2nd Floor Female RA

William Whitaker - 2nd Floor Male RA

Daniel Raybon -2nd Floor Female RA

Malcolm Mayfield - 2nd Floor Male RA