Nia Gipson (she/her/hers) is the new Resident Director (RD) of the Beta/Gamma community for this school year. She was born and raised in Chicago, IL. She attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she earned her B.S. in Agricultural and Consumer Economics. Nia went on to earn her M.S. in Educational Leadership with a concentration in College Student Development at Oklahoma State University. During this time, she served as an Assistant Residential Community Educator. In her spare time, Nia likes to cook, dance, paint, and go on nature walks. Being a RD is important to Nia. In her role, she gets to ensure that Beta is an inclusive and diverse community that impacts the holistic development of each resident. In other words, she has the opportunity to work with residents, the Resident Advisors (RA), and many others to help make Beta feel like home.