Gerard Wheeler joined the Campus Life and Student Engagement staff as the Director in July of 2018. Originally from Gastonia, NC, Gerard received his B.A in Psychology from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro, NC and M.A in Counseling from Argosy University in Atlanta, GA. Gerard’s previous experiences included working as the HOPWA (Housing Opportunities for Persons With HIV/AIDS) case manager creating programming opportunities for those affected by homelessness in the Greater Atlanta area.
Gerard came to NSU from Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, GA, where he served as a residence director for residence life and housing. In this role, he created university-wide programming and managed residential students. Additionally, he advised for clubs and created a diversity and inclusion conference in conjunction with Facebook. At NSU, he oversees the daily operations of the department and works to increase engagement with our current students. Gerard brings his passion for students, branding and logistics to NSU to help create an engaging atmosphere for all students.
In his free time, Gerard enjoys working with up and coming musical artist and entrepreneurs to help with branding and marketing and watching reality television. He is also a proud member of the Tau Beta Sigma Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated.