Dean of Students
Director of Housing & Residence Life
Director of Public Safety
Director of Student Activities
Malcolm Center for Student Life
Matt Baker is from Salinas, CA. He graduated from Missouri Valley College in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. While attending Missouri Valley, Baker was a two year varsity basketball player. After graduating Baker returned to California, working at numerous Global Gyms before getting certified at Crossfit Salinas Valley. Baker is currently studying Sports Management. He hopes to help others become more educated on their physical and mental capabilities by using exercise and fitness; Baker is passionate about Crossfit methods and hopes to improve the overall health of athletes, students, and other clients while at Missouri Valley.
Chase Burgess graduated from Missouri Valley College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations and History with a minor in Mass Communication in 2014. While attending Missouri Valley, Burgess was a member of the Cross Country and Track teams and served as a Resident Assistant for the Office of Student Affairs for three years. Burgess was also a member of the Student Government Association, serving as president, treasurer, and senator during his tenure. Burgess is currently working towards his Master of Arts degree in Communication from the University of Central Missouri.
Carl Lawrence is from Sullivan, MO. He is an anticipated fall 2014 graduate from Missouri Valley College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. While attending Missouri Valley, Lawrence was was a four year starter for the Wrestling program and was a runner-up for the national championship in 2013. Lawernce was active in the campus community, performing in numerous Fine Arts theater productions and serving as a Hall Director for the Office of Student Affairs. Lawrence intends to begin a Master's degree program this spring.
James Houston Withers III, is from Grandview, MO. Withers graduated from Missouri Valley College in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music. As an undergraduate, Withers participated in the MVC Drumline, Concert and Jazz Band, in addition to serving as a Hall Director for the Office of Student Affairs. Withers has also been active in the Marshall community, playing with the Marshall Philharmonic and Municipal Band. Withers is currently pursuing a Masterís degree in Community Counseling at Missouri Valley.
Kyra Young recently graduated from Missouri Valley College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training. While attending Missouri Valley, Young participated in numerous experiential learning opportunities, serving as a student athletic trainer for many of the Collegeís athletic programs. Outside of the classroom Young also served as the President and Vice President of the Athletic Training Student Organization (ATSO) and as a Resident Assistant for the Office of Student Affairs. Young is currently working on a Certificate in Event Planning and a Masterís in Sports Management.