Office of Student Life

Student Activities


Below you will find profiles for each of our full-time and graduate student staff members in Student Activities. Click on a staff member to get more information or check out our organizational chart here: Student Activities Organizational Chart

Tonya Dawson

  • Title: Associate Director of Campus Events
  • Phone: 614-247-5084
  • Email:
  • Education: BS in Health & Sport Studies from Miami University (OH), M.Ed in Sport Administration from Xavier University (OH)
Provides leadership in the development, coordination, and execution of major campus events coordinated by Student Activities; supervises staff directly responsible for the Ohio Union Activities Board, graduate/professional student programming, and Major Campus Events Committee; collaborates with other departments on their student activity fee funded signature events to ensure excellence in programming and execution; coordinates training for advisors and students planning the events; responsible for assessment of major events; creates reports and provides updates to various campus partners as necessary, including the Ohio Union Council and the Council on Student Affairs; provides financial oversight for the signature events/major campus events funding process; convenes regular meeting of campus programmers from other departments; assists with the coordination of several major campus events led by Major Campus Events Committee students (e.g., Welcome Week, Homecoming, Commencement Week, etc.).