Victoria Ruibal Area Director
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Housing Areas: Ciccone Commons (Curtis Hall, Drake Hall, and 102 Broad Street)
As an Area Director, Victoria serves on a leadership team with other staff members that oversee programming in Ciccone Commons. Victoria specifically oversees the community leaders within Curtis Hall, Drake Hall, and 102 Broad and the residents within the three buildings. Originally from Bayonne, NJ, Victoria joined the Colgate University community in July 2018 after she completed her Masters Degree in Higher Education from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. During her master’s program she served in residential life for three years at Lafayette college while holding internships at different times in Gender & Sexuality Programming, Orientation, and Greek Life. Additionally, she worked in Academic Support at Kutztown University assisting students who were in academic jeopardy. Victoria has also experience in Residential Life at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and 3 years of experience as an undergraduate student Resident Advisor and Senior Resident Advisor at her alma mater of Moravian College where she completed her B.A. in German Studies & Psychology in 2015. Her passion for working with college students stemmed from her experience as a first-generation college student.
Victoria is a live-in staff member and resides in Drake Hall with her husband Matt, who is a mariner in New Jersey, and her cat named Koda and her dog named Ahsoka (named after a Star Wars character). Victoria can be seen at midnight premiers for Marvel films, and she loves Harry Potter, Star Wars, Game of Thrones, and many other "nerd" things. Victoria enjoys animals, knitting, and trying new things.