Housing & Residence Life Team
Director of Housing & Residence Life
Andrew is a native of Knoxville, TN. He received his bachelor's degree in Business Management from Tennessee Tech University in 2004 and also received his master's degree in Instructional Leadership from Tennessee Tech University in 2011. Before coming to the W, Andrew was a Resident Assistant for one year, Hall Director for 2 years, and an Area Coordinator for 9 years with Tennessee Tech University.
Residence Director - Housing Programs
Keyarra Blakney is from Meridian, Mississippi. She received her bachelor’s degree in Family Studies with a minor in Public Health Education from Mississippi University for Women in 2020. While attending MUW, Keyarra served as the Student Engagement intern for the Office of Student Life, Director of Student Programming Board (SPB), and President for the Sigma Mu Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
Residence Director – Staffing
Robert Perkins is from Leland, MS. He received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration Management with a minor in Human Resources from Mississippi University for Women in 2015. While at Mississippi University for Women Robert was a Resident Advisor with the Office of Housing and Residence Life serving his students in Columbus Hall. He was also a member of Xi Delta Omega Fraternity, National Society of Leadership and Success, and Residence Hall Association.
Housing Graduate Assistant
Toya McQueen is a native of Columbus, MS. She received her bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies and a minor in Political Science from Mississippi University for Women (MUW) in 2020. Toya is a student in the M.A. of Women’s Leadership program at MUW. While at MUW, she served as a Resident Advisor (RA), President of the Young Black Leadership Association (YBLA), Captain of the Mock Trial Team, Student Alumni Ambassador and a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success, President of the Coretta Social Club, Bench & Gavel Club and Residence Hall Association. She is also a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.