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Graduate Resident Advisers (Residence Halls)

Sarah JohnsonSarah Johnson

Fischer Hall

Union University
B.A., Biblical Languages
Wheaton College Graduate School
M.A., Higher Education and Student Development, in progress

Sarah Johnson is excited to be returning as a second year GRA in Fischer Hall this year while pursuing a master’s in Higher Education and Student Development. Though she has lived in many places, she considers the beautiful rolling hills of Virginia to be home. She received her bachelor’s in Biblical Languages from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. She loves spending time outdoors, exploring new cities, reading books, and eating ice cream every chance she gets.

sarah.d.johnson@my.wheaton.edu
Fischer Hall info

 

Abram EricksonAbraham Erickson

Fischer Hall

Wheaton College
B.A., Communication
Wheaton College
M.A., Higher Education and Student Development, in progress

Abram is serving as a first-year GRA in Fischer Hall after graduating from Wheaton in May 2021 with a major in Communication and a minor in Biblical and Theological Studies. His experiences in student leadership roles as a Deke and on the Orientation Committee have driven him to pursue a master’s degree in Higher Education and Student Development. After living in Fischer for two years as an undergrad, Abram is excited to be back to serve, learn from, and grow with the incredible residents of Fischer! He loves spending time with friends, playing sports, reading, and watching movies.

adam.erickson.01@wheaton.edu
Fischer Hall info



Esther PruittEsther Pruitt

Smith-Traber Hall

Covenant College
B.A., Psychology
Wheaton College Graduate School
M.A., Higher Education and Student Development, in progress

Esther is in her first year as a GRA in Smith-Traber Hall while she pursues her master’s degree in Higher Education and Student Development. She grew up in Asheville, North Carolina and earned her B.A. in Psychology from Covenant College. Esther is passionate about having honest conversations on mental health and encouraging others in their inherent worth as imago Dei. This past year, Esther has been learning more about how to pray boldly and with persistence in faith. Things that make life awesome: Panera mac n cheese, time outside, and roadtrip playlists!

esther.pruitt.01@wheaton.edu
Smith-Traber Hall info

 

Connor KnappConnor Knapp

Smith-Traber Hall

Indiana Wesleyan University
B.S., Psychology
Wheaton College Graduate School
M.A., Higher Education and Student Development, in progress

Connor Knapp is a third-year GRA in Smith-Traber. He was born in Denver, Colorado and raised in Valparaiso, Indiana. He graduated from Indiana Wesleyan with a B.S. in psychology, and is pursuing his master's in Higher Education and Student Development. Connor loves spending time with his friends, drinking coffee, hiking in new places, and going to the beach. He's always excited about meeting new people and getting to hear their stories.

connor.knapp.01@wheaton.edu
Smith-Traber Hall info 


Mark-GossageMark Gossage

McManis-Evans Hall

Columbia International University
B.S., Business and Bible
Dallas Theological Seminary
MBTS, Biblical and Theological Studies Business and Bible
Wheaton College Graduate School
M.A., Higher Education and Student Development

Mark Gossage is a second year GRA in McManis-Evans Hall while he pursues his second master’s degree at Wheaton. Originally born in Chicago, IL, he moved away when he was two. Mark is now back full circle to IL to lead, learn, and invest in the Wheaton community. He graduated from CIU with his undergraduate in Business Administration and Bible to then work at an academic gap year program (Impact 360 Institute) leading international trips to Brazil, living residentially, and mentoring students along the way. He is excited to start his second year at Wheaton and continue shaping future kingdom leaders in his role on residence life. In his free time, he loves to be reading, getting coffee with a friend, playing soccer, talking theology, being outdoors, and pursuing personal development.

mark.gossage@my.wheaton.edu
McManis-Evans Hall info

 

Hannah SilkHannah Silk

Williston Hall

Wheaton College
B.A. Psychology
Wheaton College
M.A., Higher Education and Student Development, in progress

Hannah is excited to be the GRA in Williston Hall! Hannah received her bachelor’s in Psychology from Wheaton in 2021 and enjoyed working in various Residence Life roles throughout her time in undergrad. Hannah has enjoyed the opportunities to show hospitality and develop students holistically throughout her time in residence life, and is looking forward to continuing these as a GRA. Hannah considers the sunny spot of Pasadena, California to be home. Hannah loves spending time with others, enjoying coffee, a meal or ice cream with good friends, and reading great books.

hannah.silk.01@wheaton.edu 
Williston Hall info