Residence Life Professional Staff

Residence Life Staff is a small, tightly knit group of professionals dedicated to making your stay at Central Arizona College on-campus housing a positive and memorable component of your College life. We come from diverse backgrounds with wide range of experiences and skills. As you can tell from the photos above, we love what we do and strive to have fun. We invite you to stop by and say "Hi".


Director of Residence Life, Rosemary Ramirez


Rosemary is a long time employee of Central Arizona College with 20 years of experience in Student Affairs. She received her Bachelor’s in Sociology from Arizona State University and her Masters of Education from Northern Arizona University.

Housing Specialist, Loida Wooten


Ms. Loida joined Residence Life in November 2010. She has been with the College for over 15 years. She has served as Program Assistant to the Prison program and Florence Center prior to joining the Residence Life team as Program Assistant. She was a recipient of the Presidential Award in 2007 for her exemplary service to staff, students and the community.

Assistant Director of Student Life, John Schaefer


John is a recent addition to the Central Arizona Community as the Assistant Director of Residence Life. John received his Bachelors in history from Northern Arizona University. He received his Master’s in Higher Education Administration from the University of Akron. For the past 5 years he has worked at Northern Arizona University as a Residence Hall Director working with a wide variety of students.

Residence Life Specialist, Andrew Laursen


Andrew “Drew” Laursen has been with Central Arizona College since 2008. Drew received his Bachelors in Elementary Education from Arizona State University. He has been involved in many aspects of the college. Drew has worked for the TRIO program as a math tutor and also TRIO Summer Bridge Program Specialist and Assistant. Drew is also an Assistant Women’s Basketball coach. Drew joins Residence Life as the Program Specialist and will oversee Intramurals programs, support our Resident Assistants, and Resident Hall Association (RHA).


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