Our Advising Team provides support for all USS Representatives.

James Bridgeforth, Ph.D.
(he/him/his)

Assistant Vice President, Student Affairs and ExperienceVT and senior Advisor to the Undergraduate Student Senate

Email: bridgeforth@vt.edu

Office Location: Burruss Hall 112

Strengths: Futuristic, Achiever, Focus, Competition, Significance

Education:
B.A. in Sociology from Catawba College

M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Ph.D. in Higher Education and Institutional Research from the University of Southern Mississippi

Favorite Spot on Campus: University Club

Heather Wagoner, Ph.D.
(she/her/hers)

Director, Department of Student Engagement and Campus Life

Email: hwagoner@vt.edu

Office Location: Squires Student Center, 225

Strengths: Strategic, Arranger, Achiever, Ideation, Communication

Education:
B.S. in Communication Studies from James Madison University

M.Ed. in Higher Education and Student Affairs from University of South Carolina

Doctorate of Philosophy in Educational Policy and Evaluation from University of Kentucky

Favorite Spot on Campus: Hahn Horticulture Garden

Gina Tamburro, M.A.Ed.
(she/her/hers)

Associate Director, Student Engagement and Campus Life

Email: tamburro@vt.edu

Office Location: Squires Student Center, 225

Strengths: Achiever, Individualization, Responsibility, Communication, Analytical

Education: M.A.Ed., The University of Akron

Favorite Spot on Campus: Cassell Coliseum

Juwan Jacobs, M.Ed.
(he/him/his)

Assistant Director, Student Governance

Email: juwan@vt.edu

Office Location: Squires Student Center, 325

Strengths: Arranger, Communication, Connectedness, Futuristic, Achiever

Education:
B.S. in Lifespan Communications from Old Dominion University

M.Ed. in Higher Education from UNC Greensboro

Favorite Spot on Campus: Steps of Burruss Hall

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Undergraduate Student Senate at Virginia Tech Squires Student Center, Suite 123
Blacksburg, VA 24061
540-231-8631
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