Residence Life Staff Directory

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Lindsay Norman

Associate Dean of Students

Lindsay is responsible for the residential life program and for all aspects of the college’s student conduct system.  Lindsay lives on campus with her husband Johnathan and their dog Raleigh. Lindsay holds a bachelor’s degree in art education from Berry College and a master’s degree in college student development from Appalachian State University.

Contact Information
  
Phone: 706.236.2209  
Email: lnorman@berry.edu

Stephen Swieton

Assistant Director

Stephen is responsible for housing assignments, departmental assessment, and staff training.  Stephen lives on campus and holds a bachelor’s degree in French from Marquette University and a master’s degree in adult and higher education from Northern Illinois University.

Contact Information 
Phone: 706.236.2209
Email: sswieton@berry.edu

Karen DiRuggiero

Area Coordinator

Karen supervises the Morgan and Deerfield Halls, Dana Hall, Pilgrim and Friendship Halls, Cottages and Oak Hill Residences. She resides on campus with her family, and has lived in residence with students for over 20 years at schools up and down the East Coast.  Karen holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from The College of William and Mary and a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction from Concordia University.

Contact Information 
Phone: 706.236.2209
Email: kdiruggiero@berry.edu

Lauren Watson

Area Coordinator

Lauren supervises the Ford Complex, Morton and Lemley Halls, Centennial Hall, Thomas Berry Hall, and Townhouses. She lives on campus with her dog, Winston. Lauren holds a bachelor's degree in marketing with a minor in art from Berry College and a master's degree in Student Affairs Administration from Appalachian State University.

Contact Information  
Phone: 706.236.2209  
Email: lwatson@berry.edu

Bree Leathers

Residence Life Coordinator

Bree assists in Residence Life Operations, supervises the Oak Hill Residences Desk staff, and provides logistical support for staff training.  Bree lives on campus with her partner, Will, and holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a concentration in Adolescent Development from Shorter University. She is also currently pursuing a master’s degree in library information science from the University of Alabama.

Contact Information 
Phone: 706.236.2209
Email: 
bstreetman@berry.edu

Diana Haase

Office Manager

Diana provides full administrative support to the Office of Residence Life. She supervises student office workers, coordinates professional staff schedules, and manages student information records. Diana currently lives in Rome with her husband, Rick. Both of Diana’s daughters have graduated from Berry. 

Contact Information 
Phone: 706.236.2209 
Email: residencelife@berry.edu

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