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Our office (2nd floor of the LaSalle Building) is open Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, excluding 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm for lunch

How to reach us:

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Student Experience Office (SEO)
Division of Student Affairs
146 Stuart Street
LaSalle Building 2nd Floor
Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 2V8


Molly Raffan

Molly Raffan

Director, Student Life

Molly (she/her) is responsible for the operational and strategic oversight of the Student Experience Office. Molly loves being outside, going on adventures, and spending time with the people she loves.

Melissa Burke

Melissa Burke

Coordinator, Orientation and Transition

Melissa (she/her) takes the lead on Fall Orientation and the First-Year Off-Campus Community (First-Year OCC) program, as well as other transition projects throughout the academic year. Melissa enjoys photography, travel and spending time with her nephews!

Taylor MacPherson

Taylor MacPherson

Coordinator, Student Leadership & Development

Taylor (she/her) is the point of contact in the office for student leadership and development related initiatives. She oversees the Leadership Workshop Series, as well as the following three programs which are in partnership with the Human Rights and Equity Office: the Gender Based Violence Bystander Intervention Program, the Lead Include Transform (LIT) program, and the Action, Commitment, Transformation (ACT) certificate program. In her free time Taylor can be found thrifting, hiking, gardening, and talking about social justice literature.

Gabriela Ludusan

Gabriela Ludusan

Coordinator, Peer Programs

Gabriela coordinates QSuccess, Bader College Mentorship Program and Peer Mentoring. She has been a formal and informal mentor throughout her life and supporting others to find their strengths is a grounding and rewarding experience for her. She has a curious nature and likes trying new things all the time, whether it’s a new recipe, a new book, a new idea or a new place to travel.

Hanna Knowles

Hanna Knowles

Coordinator, Student & Transition Programs

Hanna (she/her) takes the lead on SOAR (Summer Orientation to Academics and Resources), as well as other engagement events throughout the academic year. These help students connect with each other and to resources and supports on campus. Outside of the SEO and when not traveling, she enjoys spending most of her time (and money) on her horse.


Deandra Kabungu

Student Success Advisor

Deandra (she/her) is the Student Success Advisor dedicated to serving the Promise & Commitment Scholars and first-generation students at Queen’s University. She is passionate about empowering young people to excel and thrive in their personal and professional endeavors. She’s an avid musician and outdoor enthusiast, and in her free time she loves writing/performing music, traveling and spending time with her family.

Taryn McKenna

Taryn McKenna

Coordinator, Student Inclusion & Engagement

Taryn (she/her) oversees the Queen's Shift Project, a collection of initiatives aimed at centering equity-deserving student experiences and contributing to a safer and more inclusive campus culture. In her free time, you can find her coaching soccer, camping, or playing music around Kingston. She loves connecting with students and learning about their Queen's experience. Feel free to reach out!

Anika Chowdhury

Anika Chowdhury

Coordinator, Transition Projects

Anika (she/her) is the Transition Projects Coordinator, and her primary role is to support the SEO transition team to facilitate and evaluate the transition programs, focusing on orientation-related programming. Outside of her love for student affairs, Anika loves to cook, take weekend photography trips, and foster puppies for the humane society!

Laura Cummings-Bentley

Laura Cummings-Bentley (on leave)

Coordinator, Communications and Administration

Laura's (she/her) role is split between SEO comms, social media promotion, Raftr, and website management and office administration, planning and logistical support for programming, and casual staff timekeeping. She is here to help!


Abby Baillargeon

Hi! Abby (they/them) is going into their third year of Classics and Concurrent Education at Queen's. They are the Queen's Shift Project Student Lead. The Shift Project works to create a more inclusive campus culture for all by connecting students to equity related topics and resources. In their free time, Abby enjoys hanging out with their friends and catching up on their favourite shows.


Breanna Constantinidis

Breanna (she/her) is a fourth-year Philosophy student at Queen's. She works at the Student Experience Office as the Mentorship Programs Student Lead. This role involves assisting in the programming of the QSuccess Mentorship Program and the Bader College Transition Program. Mentorship programs provide students with the opportunity to gain valuable skills, develop confidence and achieve success while at Queens. In her free time, she enjoys being outside, spending time with her friends, listening to music, and playing soccer!


Zoe Demille

Zoe (she/her) is going into her third year of Psychology. She is thrilled to be the SEO's Lead, Include, Transform (LIT) Student Lead, which entails organizing and planning EDI training as well as fostering an equitable and educational environment within the Queen's community. When she's not working, she loves to cook new recipes and travel to different places.


Meadow Donnelly-Gilman

Meadow (she/her) is the Gender-Based Violence Education, Training and Development Student Lead and oversees numerous facilitators who instruct relevant workshops relating to bystander intervention, healthy relationships, consent culture, and sexual violence on campus. In her free time, Meadow is an avid reader. She also likes to sing and play piano, writes short stories and can often be found at the ARC playing volleyball.


Kyla Gibson

Kyla's (she/her) role as Community Organizer for Social Justice is to support the development of and student engagement in programs and initiatives that seek to enhance opportunities for Commitment Scholars and equity-deserving students at Queen's. Kyla aims to foster meaningful connections among passionate individuals, including peers, alumni, faculty and staff who are invested in social justice work. Kyla is pursuing a degree in Life Sciences and enjoys dancing and playing intramural sports in her free time.


Zaid Kasim

Zaid (he/him) is entering his 2nd year of his Master's Degree in Civil Engineering at Queen's. Zaid has taken on the role of Development Programs Student Lead within the SEO. Zaid is responsible for creating, planning, and delivering leadership content in workshops and coaching sessions through the Student Leadership Program (SLP) and Leadership Coaching Sessions (LCS) - Zaid also oversees the Leadership Skills Educators within the SEO. In his spare time, Zaid loves to sing and hang out with his friends!


Pungavi Linghan

Pungavi (she/her) is the Transition & Engagement Student Lead with the Student Experience Office. Her projects include hosting the summer webinars and the Students Meets Students virtual socials. This summer, she will also be creating and managing content on Raftr. She is excited to meet everyone and welcome incoming students to Queen's! Outside of work, Pungavi is a fourth-year joint honours student in Classical Studies and Political Studies and spends her free time drawing or dancing!


Stefanie Loggia

Stefanie (she/her) is the Off-Campus Community Student Lead. She assists in the development and implementation of all programming in the First Year Off-Campus Community (First-Year OCC), providing year-round support to first-year students living off-campus. Stefanie is currently in her fourth year of the Bachelor of Health Sciences program at Queen's, and enjoys reading, hiking, and listening to music in her spare time.


Erin Mlynaryk

Erin (she/her) holds the position of Marketing and Communications Student Lead at the Student Experience Office. Her role includes creating social media content to promote the various resources provided by the SEO, as well as contributing support in areas such as web development and graphic design. Erin is entering her fourth year of Global Development Studies, and in her free time she enjoys reading, walking, and spending time with friends.

Alicia Parker

Alicia Parker

Alicia (she/her) is in her fourth year of Life Sciences and Health Studies. She is working at the Student Experience Office as the Gender-Based Violence Education, Outreach and Operations Student Lead. She organizes and coordinates training sessions and collaborates with other students, staff, and campus partners to promote the program.

Brandon Aldworth

Brandon Aldworth

Brandon (he/him) works in the Student Experience Office as the Administration Student Lead. He supports both professional and student staff in their portfolios while performing administrative support work. Brandon is entering his fifth year of Applied Economics, Employment Relations, and Law and is here to support your transition to university studies!