Student Staff

Graduate Assistants

Senior Resident Advisors

Resident Advisors

Graduate Assistants

Graduate Assistants are part-time, bachelor's-level housing professional who assist the Area Coordinators with oversight of the residential programming in addition to departmental curriculum and initiatives. The Graduate Assistants report to their respective Area Coordinators and the Associate Director of Housing & Residence Life.

Katie Kelsoe

Katie Kelsoe, Graduate Assistant for Upperclassmen Residential Students

Katie received her B.S. in Geography, along with her GIS certificate, from UNA, and is currently working on her Master of Professional Studies in Higher Education Administration at UNA! During her undergraduate career, she was involved in Greek Life as well as multiple RSOs on campus. She is a proud macaroni connoisseur/avid traveler/Clue champion, who loves visiting national parks and a nice afternoon of kayaking or ENOing. 


Kayla Braidfoot, Graduate Assistant for Freshman Residential Students

Kayla received her B.S. in Mass Communications, concentration in Public Relations, from UNA, and is currently working on her Master of Professional Studies in Higher Education Administration. She loves traveling-- especially to tropical places, kayaking, hiking, Alan Jackson, or anything that has to do with her maltipoo, Hudson! 

Senior Resident Advisors

Senior Resident Advisors are undergraduate staff members that have prior experience in Housing & Residence Life and assist with the oversight of hall programming, conflict mediation, and day-to-day staff activities. SRA's also serve as an RA to a floor of residents and can be an excellent resource for student success. 


Chloe Brownell, SRA for Mattielou Hall

Chloe Brownell is a Junior Sociology Major with a Minor in Family Studies.  She loves living with residents in Mattielou Hall because she has a passion for helping freshmen become involved on campus and flourish at UNA!


Bradley Boak, SRA for Olive Hall

Majoring in History and minoring in Religious Studies, Bradley spends half his time reading and half his time praying. This senior and native of Remlap, Ala. is a lover of Jesus and an enthusiast of coffee, cardigans, beards, Jim Croce, and classic science fiction. He hopes to attend a Southern Baptist seminary after graduation.


Jason Floyd, SRA for Hawthorne/Covington/Appleby East/Appleby West

Jason is a junior from Huntsville majoring in Cellular and Molecular Biology with a minor in Chemistry. When he isn't at work or in class, Jason enjoys laying in bed, watching Netflix, and of course eating. His career goals include attending a graduate program in Cancer Biology, and eventually receiving a doctorate. Who knows? Maybe he will cure cancer! 


Emma Moothart, SRA for Rivers Hall & Lafayette Hall

Emma Moothart is a Junior and majoring in Nursing. All the way from Geneva, Florida, she has found a home here in Florence, AL. She enjoys climbing trees, eating bread, and refusing to be bored. You'll probably see her around campus on her little purple bike...and yes, it has a bell AND basket! 

Resident Advisors

Resident advisors are full-time undergraduate students that serve as educators, community builders and mentors to the students on their floors.