Director of Student Affairs IT
Jim has been with Student Affairs at Northwestern University since 2008 when he joined the division to create a new IT department. His previous experience includes engagements in higher education and the private sector. He holds a BA from The College of William and Mary and a JD from Loyola University Chicago. He is a member of the Illinois Bar and has a keen interest in the intersection of law, technology, higher education, and intellectual property.
User Support Specialist
Mary graduated from Northwestern in 2011 with a BA in Classics. Computers, especially hardware, have been a hobby of hers since high school, and she joined the SAIT team as a workstudy student her junior year. She became a full time staff member in 2011. She is continuously learning from fellow SAIT staff, and is currently studying for a certification in networking.
Senior User Support Specialist
BS Computer Engineering 2010, Northwestern University
Web Application / Software Developer
- B.Sc.(Hons)Mathematics and Computing; University of Glamorgan, Wales, UK
- London Academy of Music & Dramatic Arts various examinations, London, UK
- Project Management and Information Systems Advanced Project Management Certificate from Northwestern University
- Business Analyst Certificate from Northwestern University
- Business Administration Certificate from Northwestern University
- Leadership Development Certificate from Northwestern University
Nina has over twenty years of experience in various information technology/systems environments.
- A.A.S Computer & Information Systems, Oakton Community College
- B.S Information Assurance & Security Engineering, DePaul University
Luke Ross has been with Student Affairs IT for the past two and a half years. He focuses on infrastructure systems, databases, and management systems. Before Student Affairs IT, he worked for Housing and Food Service, where he focused on maintaining the systems used for housing assignments, meal plans, and point of sale. He graduated from Northwestern in 2002.
Web Applications/Software Developer
Chris specializes in modern web standards with a focus on responsive and accessible design. He has authored and contributed to various open-source and public-domain initiatives. He is interested in linguistics and ethnographic fieldwork, having spent several years in Central Asia absorbing whatever possible of local language and culture. Chris is also an avid fan of music, ranging from bluegrass to opera.
Senior User Support Specialist
Northwestern c/o 2009, BS in Electrical Engineering
Student workers are an important component to our SAIT team. They help us make sure the division is getting taken care of in a timely, efficient manner. Here are our workers for this academic year:
Alex Anthony Benfield
Angilbert Nobel Loho
Bonnie's major is Industrial Engineering and Management Science. She likes to explore new places and play sports.
Brandon Joseph Staunton
Brandon is a sophomore in the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science double majoring in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science. For fun, he likes to play with his dog, Loki.
Cameron Stephen LeCrone
Cameron is a Jazz Studies/English Literature double major in the Class of 2014 Bienen School of Music. He enjoys playing music around Chicago for fun.
Cory Osborn Grindberg
Cory is a Jazz Studies major, with focus on the Upright Bass. For fun he likes to produce hip-hop beats with his friend Dylan Frank, and they are a production duo called Red Velvet Beats. He also enjoys coffee and short walks on the beach.
Dania majors in Biological Sciences (pre-med track) What she likes to do for fun: play sports, read, catch up with friends.
Eric Chih-Hao Tai
Grace Grace Hwang
Grace's major is Voice performance, and she is minoring in German. She likes to take runs and drink bubble tea. :)
Harry has a major in Biological Sciencesand a minor in Business Institute Program. For fun he likes to play Guitar, Piano, Tennis and likes to hang out with friends at dining rooms and library lounges.
James is a Computer Science major in McCormick. He enjoys playing tennis, ping pong, board games, videogames, and tasting foreign cuisine.
Joseph Zhong-Hua Deng
Joe majors in Psychology, Class of 2014. His interests/hobbies are cooking, running and film-making.
Vijay Krishnan Raghunathan
Zackary Arnold Clark