Student and Enrolment Services Manager
Roxy has extensive experience working in student services, most recently serving as Associate Dean, Student Services and Community Relations, at Queen’s University. Prior to coming to Queen’s Roxy held the positions at the University of Windsor, the University of Guelph and the University of Waterloo. During her time as Associate Dean, Roxy has been actively involved in enhancing the student experience at Queen’s and fostering an engaging, vibrant, and inclusive campus community. Highlights of her work include the development of initiatives designed to advance experiential learning and work-integrated support structures, non-academic misconduct processes, health and wellness services, and residence programming curriculum. Roxy holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Guelph and a Masters of Education in Administration from the University of Windsor. Roxy enjoys gardening, theatre, choir, travel and walking. She lives on site with her husband Peter.
Assistant Student and Enrolment Services Manager
Sam has always enjoyed empowering and developing students and leaders. Sam does this at the BISC through planning orientation, facilitating transition programming, and overseeing an involved conduct process. Sam joined the Student Services team in January of 2018 from Michigan State University, where he completed a Masters degree focusing on the university experience. In particular, Sam is interested in educational policy, closing the racial achievement and access gap in higher education, and factors increasing persistence to degree completion.
Sam previously attended Huron university College at Western University for his undergrad, and found his most developmental experiences happened outside of the classroom. While he uses the knowledge gained from his business and global studies specializations, he most heavily leans on experiences gained working in Orientation, Programming, Student Organizations, and Advocacy at Western during and following his undergrad. Sam also enjoys hiking, geocaching, and experiencing new cultures through travel.
Assistant Student Services Manager
Carmen is excited for another year at the BISC. She is an experienced Student Affairs professional specifically on intentional program development and student support services. She has a student-centric approach and is committed to helping students discover their own strengths and passions.
Carmen joined the BISC Student Services team from Queen's University Residence Life. She has experience from numerous Residence Life programs across Canada, working with diverse group of students. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Western Ontario with an Honours Specialization in Media, Information & Technoculture and a Major in Sociology. She recently completed her Professional Masters of Education at Queen's University with a focus on curriculum development.
In addition to student services, Carmen enjoys coaching youth basketball and is an advocate for developing transferable skills through sports. Carmen also enjoys living an active lifestyle by going on runs, bike rides, or playing a variety of sports.
Student Life Coordinators
Shubhi recently graduated from the University of Toronto with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Media Studies. Passionate about leadership and community development, she was involved at U of T as a Residence Don, Student Programming Assistant and Orientation Coordinator.
Shubhi loves stories of all kinds, and can often be found captivated by a good book, news article or television show. She enjoys travelling to new places, consuming various street foods, and visiting vintage shops. She is always seeking new opportunities to learn about different cultures, media, and ways to create positive change. Shubhi is looking forward to new adventures at the BISC and helping students find their place in the castle community.
Britt graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University in 2017 from the Psychology program. She spent her undergraduate years getting involved around campus, specifically within student leadership initiatives and athletics. She was a Residence Life Don for three years and then spent the year after graduation working for the Residence Education unit on campus. She found her passion for the student experience and for supporting students throughout her time at Laurier, and is looking forward to continuing this on an international scale at the BISC!
She loves helping students successfully transition into a new campus culture and encouraging them to step out of their comfort zones. Britt enjoys CrossFit and playing many different sports, especially soccer (or football, as they call it in the UK). She also enjoys any excuse to get outside or travel, and specifically loves to hike anywhere involving mountains or waterfalls. She can also bake quite an extraordinary chocolate chip cookie.
Sami recently graduated from Queen’s University with both her BSc Hons (Biology and Psychology) and her B Ed, specializing in teaching both math and sciences for grades 7 – 12.
Sami also loves working outside, and has done so every summer since she was 17 (at camps, outdoor leadership centers, and an environmental education center). Sami loves to talk about the environment, health & wellness, television & movies, and thrift shopping.
She also loves being active & playing sports and is looking forward to exploring Europe! Sami is super excited to continue her Queen’s journey working at the BISC this upcoming academic year!
Cassie did her undergraduate degree at the East Campus of the BISC (Queen's University). She’s inspired by the living-learning community opportunities the BISC has to offer its students, and is excited to be a part of the Student Services team. Specifically, she works with the Health and Wellness Portfolio, to promote wholistic wellness for BISC students and remind them to eat their veggies. She has experience in working with Residence Life at Queens University in Kingston, and more recently, high school students with complex living-learning needs in Calgary, Alberta.
She enjoys any excuse to be outside, furniture restoration projects, live music and hiking/scrambling/climbing. She will always be the first to remind you to wear a helmet, but never says no to an adventure.