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Director of Residence Life


  • M.S., B.A., Mississippi State University


Patrick Dixon is the director of Residence Life at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. Prior to his appointment as director, he worked directly with Residence Life program staff to create an environment to foster learning outside of the classroom. Patrick values students for their creativity, wit, intellect, and overall attitude.

At Mississippi State University he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Banking and Finance and a Master of Science Degree in Counselor Education (emphasis in Student Development.) While fulfilling the academic requirements for the Master's Degree, he worked as a residence hall director. Upon graduation, he accepted a job at the University of Southern Mississippi overseeing a group of residence halls. Patrick came to ASU because of his interest in campus development and the hospitality of the students, staff, and faculty.

Patrick is a member of the Association of College and University Housing Officers - International.