Student Leadership & Involvement Staff

MK TylerDr. MK Tyler
Director, Student Leadership & Involvement 

MK Tyler serves as the Director for Student Leadership and Involvement. Prior to stepping into this role, MK has spent the past five years serving in various roles in Student Leadership and Involvement, most recently as the Senior Coordinator for Student Engagement. MK is responsible for providing leadership and support to Fraternity & Sorority Affairs, Student Engagement, Community Engagement and Campus Partnerships, large scale student programming, and leadership programming. MK has a deep passion for meeting students where they are and building them up to be the best leaders they can be and meet their untapped potential. She believes in the importance of student engagement and involvement and the impact it makes on student’s retention and graduation rates. MK values the relationships with her colleagues across campus and is thankful for the collaborative efforts the UofM takes to best serve students. MK holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Baylor University and a Master of Education in Adult Education from the University of Oklahoma. In May, she recieved her doctoral degree in Educational Psychology from the University of Memphis, Go Tigers Go!

Contact MK about: Weeks of Welcome, Homecoming, LEAD Board, Religious Life, Student Leadership & Involvement

Coming Soon Matty Bailey
Senior Coordinator, Community Engagement & Campus Partnerships

Matty Bailey serves as the Senior Coordinator of Community Engagement & Campus Partnerships. Prior to stepping into this role, Matty has spent the past four years serving as a K-12 English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher in the city of Memphis. Matty is responsible for providing leadership and support to our leadership programming, extended orientation programming, and campus partnerships. Matty has a deep passion for the University of Memphis as an alumnus and a drive to help students become the best leaders they can be. He believes in the impact that the programs housed in the Student Leadership & Involvement office have on student academic performance & retention. Matty is excited to be back on campus, collaborating with campus partners to best serve students during their time here. Matty holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Memphis and a Master of Education from Union University through the Memphis Teacher Residency graduate program. 

Contact Matty about: Frosh Camp, Frosh Fusion, FLITE Program, Tigers for St. Jude

Coming SoonRebekah Fahey
Coordinator, Leadership 

Born in Birmingham, Alabama and later raised in Charlotte, North Carolina, Rebekah Fahey serves as the Coordinator of Leadership for Student Leadership and Involvement. Prior to her arrival at the University of Memphis, Rebekah spent eight years working in various sectors, including political campaigns and fundraising, retail, and nonprofit organizations. Rebekah is responsible for providing leadership and support for Emerging Leaders scholarship recipients, Tiger Leadership Institute, Leader to Leader lecture series, Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honor Society, Finding Leadership In the Transfer Experience (FLITE), and other leadership programming. Rebekah believes everyone has the ability to be a leader, regardless of formal leadership roles within organizations. Rebekah holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication, Public Relations from Appalachian State University and a Master of Science in College Student Personnel Services from Arkansas State University.

Contact Rebekah about: Emerging Leaders, Tiger Leadership Programs, Leader to Leader, Leadership Programming, Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society, FLITE Program

Coming Soon Sherika Smiley
Senior Coordinator, Student Engagement 

Contact Sherika about: Student Activities Council, Blue Crew, Registered Student Organizations, Student Event Allocation, TigerZone, Involvement Ambassadors 




Coming Soon Logan Albert
Coordinator, Fraternity & Sorority Life 

Logan Albert serves as the Coordinator of Fraternity and Sorority Life.  Prior stepping in to this role, Logan spent the last four years as an active member of student life within the U of M as an undergraduate student who was actively involved Greek Council, Student Government Association and a member of Tiger Elite.  Logan loves to talk about Memphis and the history of our school, he believes the rich diversity gives all students the ability to plug-in and take part at any level of their choosing.  He found his niche in Greek Life and had the pleasure of serving various positions within the Sorority and Fraternity Greek counsels, such as Ambassador for Orientation, Inter-fraternity Council (IFC) Vice President of Communications, and served as President of the All Greek Programing Board (AGPB).  Logan feels that the camaraderie and friendships developed across the various sorority’s and fraternity’s was instrumental in making his college life a success.  This is what he brings to the table and wants all U of M students to understand that it is important to get involved at any level.  Logan holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from University of Memphis and is a proud alumnus.  Go TIGERS Go!!!

Contact Logan about: Fraternity & Sorority Life 

Coming SoonKandis Norwood
Administrative Assistant II

Contact Kandis about: Contracts, Student Event Allocation Payments, SGA Travel, Office Requests



Meet our Graduate Assistants

Frewine Ogbaselase
Graduate Assistant, Fraternity & Sorority Life

Contact Frewine about: Order of Omega, Pillars of Excellence, Greek 101

Javia Burton
Graduate Assistant, Student Engagement

Contact Javia about: Student Event Allocation Process, RSO Registration, RSO Trainings, Involvement Fairs, Involvement Ambassadors 

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University Center
Involvement Zone
UC 210 & 211