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Abigail Smith
Alumni Hall Residence Director
Email: asmith8@pace.edu

Abigail is from Kingston, Jamaica. She began her higher education journey at Randolph College in Lynchburg, VA, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. In Spring 2017, Abigail earned her Master of Arts at the University of Connecticut, in the Higher Education and Student Affairs masters program. Abigail is a second-year Residence Director in Alumni Hall and, works with the Nursing, Body & Mind, and Setter Leadership House FIGs. Abigail is excited to support first-year students during their transition to college and, work towards greatness with the Setter family!


Khadijah Donaldson
Townhouses Residence Director
Email: kdonaldson@pace.edu

Khadijah Donaldson is originally from Brentwood, New York. Khadijah received her Bachelors in Communication Arts with a focus in Public Relations from St. John's University. She earned her Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration at Stony Brook University. While working toward her masters, Khadijah was a Graduate Hall Director at the College of Mount Saint Vincent. Outside of work, Khadijah loves to create DIY projects, trying new recipes (cooking and baking), traveling, Disney and spending time with her family and friends! Khadijah is very excited to start her professional career at Pace working in North Hall!


Kendall Rousseau
Elm Hall Residence Director
Email: krousseau@pace.edu

Kendall is originally from Nanuet in Rockland County, NY. Kendall received her B.A. in Applied Psychology from The Pennsylvania State University, Berks Campus. During her undergraduate career Kendall was involved in various student leadership opportunities (i.e. resident assistant, resident life assistant, first year peer mentor, EOP mentor, SSS undergraduate intern , and orientation leader) leading to her wanting to pursue a career working on a college campus. Following, she earned her M.Ed. in Educational Leadership with a concentration in College Student Affairs. While working towards her Masters, Kendall gained experience working with a tuition scholarship program, TRIO Upward Bound, women's resource center, Title IX, and student conduct. Outside of work, Kendall loves spending time with friends and family, trying different food places, and binge watching shows on Netflix. Kendall is very excited to be working with the Elm Hall community for another year!


Wen Xi
Alumni Hall Residence Director
Email: wxi@pace.edu

Wen was born in China and moved to the United States in 2000. She has lived in Georgia for over 18 years before moving to Pleasantville, NY. She graduated from the University of Georgia (UGA) where she studied Psychology and Sociology. During her time at UGA, she served as a resident assistant. She then went on to earn her Master's in Counselor Education with an emphasis in Student Affairs at Clemson University. While at Clemson, Wen worked as a graduate assistant in academic affairs while also holding internships in various offices such as international services, multicultural affairs, and academic integrity. Wen is thrilled to return to residence life and is looking forward to working with student leaders in Alumni Hall!