Staff 2014-2015


Jennifer McCary, Director/ Assistant Dean of College Life & Director of Student Rights & Responsibilities

Phone: 717-337-6998

Michaela Sweeney, Assistant Director/ Special Projects Coordinator, College Life

Phone: 717-337-6333

Denise Shaffer, Administrative Services Assistant, College Life

Phone: 717-337-6900


Student Staff


Left to Right: Back Row: Melanie Emerson, Justina Molokwu, Janelle Thompson, Tiffany Ravelomanantsoa; Front Row: Shannon Kelley, Lisa Rivoli, Naima Scott, Emely Jimenez (Not pictured: Tyra Crosbie)


Tyra Crosbie

Tyra Crosbie, '17, Office Assistant

My name is Tyra Crosbie, and I'm a sophomore majoring in Computer Science and Organization and Management Studies. I am an Office Assistant at the Women’s Center, and am responsible for managing and updating all of the Women's Center social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter and the Center’s website.  I am a member of the Gettysburg College Gospel Choir and dance in B.O.M.B Squad. In addition to my work at the Women’s Center, I am an Ambassador and a Tour Guide for the Admission Office, work at the Office of Intercultural Advancement, and am on Gettysburg College's Tech Crew.  Working at the Women's Center has given me a different outlook on issues in our society. I learn more with every event.


Melanie Emerson

Melanie Emerson, '16, Office Assistant

Melanie Emerson is a junior from Orford, NH. She is studying Health Science and minoring in Chemistry. Melanie is a community advisor for Smyser and Lahm and a member of Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority. She loves the conversations that occur within the walls of the Women's Center and the wealth of knowledge she has developed from her time at Gettysburg College.


Emely Jimenez

Emely Jimenez, '16, Residence Hall Program Coordinator

Emely Jimenez is a junior from New York City majoring in Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies/ Spanish with a Health Sciences concentration. This will be her fifth semester working with the Women's Center where she now holds the position of Residence Hall Program Coordinator. She is very interested in women's issues, specifically in Latin American countries. Outside of the Women's Center Emely serves as Vice-President of the Latin American Student Association (LASA) and occasionally volunteers with programs that help out the Gettysburg community. In her free time she enjoys spending quality time with friends and family, watching movies and traveling.


shannon kelley

Shannon Kelley, '16, Office Assistant

Shannon Kelley is a junior from Joppa, Maryland. She is majoring in Health Sciences and minoring in art studio in hopes to pursue medical illustration after graduating from Gettysburg College. On campus, she is involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters and Circolo Italiano, works in the theatre shop, and has been an Orientation Leader for the past 2 years. Shannon has been with the Women's Center since her freshman year as an office assistant, and enjoys working on creative projects such as designing posters and organizing the archives. The Women's Center has become a popular spot for her to hang out and study with friends in her free time.


Justina Molokwu

Justina Molokwu, '17, Office Assistant

Hi everyone! My name is Justina Molokwu and I am a member of the class of 2017. I am currently double majoring in Psychology and Organization and Management Studies with a minor in writing. My position at the Women's Center involves research and data analysis, which includes analysis of event feedback responses as well as assisting with a needs assessment for the Women’s Center. I personally enjoy what I do at the Women's Center because I know the skills that I am utilizing in my position will be useful to know in my future.



Tiffany A. Ravelomanantsoa, '17, Office Assistant

Tiffany Ravelomanantsoa is a sophomore Biology major from Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is excited to be working for the Women’s Center as an Office Assistant and as part of the marketing and communication team. She loves working at the Women’s Center because everyone has made her feel at home and she strongly believes in the Women’s Center's mission.



Lisa Rivoli, '15, Program Coordinator

Lisa is a senior from Phillipsburg, New Jersey with a dual major in Anthropology and Religious Studies. She interned with the Office of LGBTQA Advocacy and Education this past summer and is currently one of the Program Coordinators for The Women's Center. Lisa's academic interests lie in alternative sexualities and queer theory. Post-graduation, she will be attending a Dutch university for a MA in Gender Studies.



Naima Scott, '17, Program Coordinator

Naima Scott is a sophomore at Gettysburg from the Bronx, NY majoring in English and Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies and is on the track for secondary education certification in English. She is one of the Program Coordinators for the Women's Center, and her work includes creating new programs for the campus community. This year she has facilitated discussion groups, including Women Now! and Healthy Relationship Discussion Group, planned campus events such as Take Back the Night, Vagina Monologues, and various lunch lectures. When she is not at the Women’s Center Naima is the secretary of the Black Student Union, a student worker at the CUB Information Desk, and is a mentor for the LIU Migrant Education Program. Outside of school she enjoys dancing, and singing off-key to her peers. "I love working in a place that promotes gender equity on campus, but also does not view sexism as the ultimate oppression".



Janelle Thompson, '15, Office Assistant

I am a senior English major with a Writing Concentration and an Educational Studies minor.  I work as the Public Relations Writer for the Women's Center, and I have been a Women's Center staff member since the spring of my sophomore year.  On campus I am involved in several organizations.  I am a member of Sigma Tau Delta the English Honor Society and Kappa Delta Pi the Education Honor Society. In addition to the Women’s Center, I work for the Jaeger Center as a fitness attendant and as a Peer Learning Assistant for the Education Department.  I am also involved in Alpha Delta Pi, and I am also a part of Alpha Phi Omega the Service Fraternity.  I love working for the Women’s Center because I believe in gender equality.  I also think that the work of the Women’s Center is vital for bettering the campus community and enhancing the lives of both male and female students here at Gettysburg.