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Jeff Carpenter

Jeff Carpenter, Village Halls (Assistant Dean of Student Life)

B.S. in Civil Engineering, Geneva College, PA
M.A. in Higher Education, Geneva College, PA

Beaver Falls, PA 

What brought you to Gordon?
God’s providence. I applied to colleges across the country after completing my Master’s degree and although I submitted an application to Gordon, I did not initially think it was a serious option. However, after coming to campus to interview, I realized the opportunity to serve with this amazing staff was exactly where God was leading me.

What is your favorite part about working in Residence Life? 
I love the opportunity to mentor students who are seriously committed to growing as leaders and as followers of Christ. It is a privilege to come alongside and speak into their lives in a way that will equip them to serve their neighbor well.

What is your favorite thing about Gordon?
The beautiful campus, welcoming community, and perfect location: close to Boston with all its restaurants and adventures and the mountains of New Hampshire.

What do you enjoy doing during your free time?
I love to get outside and enjoy backpacking, hiking, photography, soccer, and ultimate Frisbee. When I’m stuck indoors (or for something more relaxing), I enjoy cooking and baking or just hanging out and reading a good book.

Favorite memory from College:
It’s hard to choose just one, but I’ll always remember my ultimate Frisbee team winning the intramural championship the spring semester of my senior year. It was such a fun closure in my college career to finally celebrate with my roommates/teammates after two years of coming just short.

What is your favorite hall event?
I love the opportunity to participate in intramural sports with my residents—it's a great, active way to develop relationships in the hall!

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