Andreas Hall Residence Life Staff

Hannah Bloomquist
Hannah Bloomquist
Resident Director

 

E-mail

hannah.bloomquist@covenant.edu

 

Years worked at Covenant

This is my first year!

 

Hometown

Gilbert, Arizona

 

College(s) attended and degrees earned

Bible/ Theology & Women’s Ministry, Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, IL
Christian Formation and Ministry & Student Development, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL

 

Best residence life memory from my college days

ResLife at Moody was awesome! I was in a small group of 10 female RAs who pretty much served as my family. We were utterly ridiculous and had a blast chatting late at night, going on retreats, playing (friendly) pranks on our residents, praying together, and encouraging each other in a pursuit of holiness. Some of my favorite memories happened when we would do a yearly tradition of going on a group GYROFAD (get your roommate or friend a date) and would dress up in ridiculous outfits and go bowling or to karaoke, or roam the streets of Chicago.

 

Favorite way to spend a Saturday

Sleep in, meet up with friends for breakfast, thrift, explore a new place, coffee shop hop, and end it with going out to dinner and a movie.

 

Plans for the upcoming year

My prayer and hope for this year is to learn! To learn more about Covenant, the students, Andreas, and the ways in which I can best encourage, support, challenge, and serve this community.

 

Favorite recreational activities

I love just hanging out with friends, reading and discussing theology, singing and playing music, doing art projects, baking, going to a classic car show, or simply watching a good movie.

 

What residents can expect

They can expect to be welcomed into a community that seeks to glorify God and love others well. They can expect to experience hospitality and a genuine desire to grow as the body of Christ through mentoring and discipleship, community events, and authentic relationships.

 

Best thing about my job

I love academia and getting to walk alongside students as they go through this transformational experience called college. I enjoy getting to be a part of students' lives as they grow more deeply in their relationship with God and image him more profoundly. I love being a learner among learners, attending and discussing lectures, going to college events and getting to encourage, support, and challenge students as they learn how to live out their faith more fully. I relish getting to practice hospitality and open my space for students to relax, eat good food, grow in community, and experience the gospel enacted.

 

 


 

Abby Whisler
Abby Whisler ’17
Resident Assistant, Ruhama

 

Majors

Art and Community Development

 

Hometown

Oakton, Virginia

 

Favorite class taken at Covenant

Oh, this is hard, but I would have to say Women in Holistic Missions. It is an elective for Community Development Majors taught by Debbie Dortzbach. I loved the way she talked about us being beautiful vessels of righteousness, faith, and purity. Each class I found myself in tears from the stories she told, her heart for missions, and the reminder of the beauty of who God has made us to be.

 

What the residents on my hall can expect

Lots of community, laughter, truth, grace, and spontaneous events.

 

What I'm all about

I am all about people, tea and coffee, good books, random connections, mangos, Anthropologie, tiny trampolines, pancakes for dinner, #realtalk, and daily learning how to joyfully live in the grace and truth of the gospel.

 

 


 

Prescott Davis
Prescott Davis ’17
Resident Assistant, Bloodfield

 

Major

Mathematics

 

Hometown

Kennewick, WA

 

Favorite class taken at Covenant

I don’t know that any class has blown my mind as much as Old Testament with Dr. MacDougall. I mean, going in I thought, “Old Testament: boring, easy.” Wrong. That class was a superb intro to my biblical studies and challenged me more than I ever had been.

 

What the residents on my hall can expect

Expect an adventure: a brotherhood of guys being excellent to each other and seeking Christ.

 

What I'm all about

I’m all about having a good time, sleeping, running, singing in the shower, Jesus Christ, and that bass.

 

 


 

Sarah Fink
Sarah Fink '17
Resident Assistant, The Fritz

 

Major/Minor

English/French

 

Hometown

Milford, MI

 

Favorite class taken at Covenant

Old and New Testament with Dr. Ward. It is so amazing to be refreshed by the gospel message each class period and to dig deeper into scripture.

 

What the residents on my hall can expect

A place filled with fun and laughter, where we can come together as sisters to love, support, and encourage each other and draw closer to our Savior.

 

What I'm all about

Laughing, chilling, dance parties, heart to heart conversations, tea, reading, sports, Sundays, the outdoors.

 

 


 

Sarah Withers
Sarah Withers ’17
Resident Assistant, Kallah

 

Majors

Philosophy and History

 

Hometown

Carrollton, TX

 

Favorite class taken at Covenant

My favorite class is the Seminar in Professional Philosophy. I had the opportunity in this class to attend the American Philosophy Association Conference in St. Louis and present a paper on a subject within moral philosophy that I am particularly interested in.

 

What the residents on my hall can expect

Residents can expect to be a part of our spunky, energetic, active, loyal, loving and God-centered Kallah community.

 

What I'm all about

Napping daily, awkward stories, Ginger my dog, trivial facts, hanging with friends, Kristen Wiig, outdoor activities, and Jesus Christ my Savior.

 

 


 

Julien Amorelli
Julien Amorelli ’17
Resident Assistant, Ithaca

 

Major

History

 

Hometown

Bayside, NY

 

Favorite class taken at Covenant

Doctrine 2 with Madueme has been my favorite class to date. He sets the example of how seriously and joyfully we, as followers of Christ, should take studying and knowing biblical doctrine. He’s also gotten into the habit of setting me up perfectly for the always needed corny joke during class, which is much appreciated.

 

What the residents on my hall can expect

A hall that aims to serve the Lord, serve each other, and make some sweet memories.

 

What I'm all about

Enjoying the time we have in dorm life, late night runs to Taco Bell/Wendy’s, and “The smell of the grass and sweet crack of the bat” (Baseball).

 

 


 

Becca Robinson
Becca Robinson ’17
Resident Assistant, Imani

 

Major

Economics and Community Development

 

Hometown

Mason, Ohio

 

Favorite class taken at Covenant

Microeconomics with Dr. Wescher and Theory of Community Development with Dr. Fikkert and Professor Corbett. These professors challenged me and confirmed my love for these subjects.

 

What the residents on my hall can expect

Imani residents can expect to be welcomed into a second family. They should anticipate a lot of fun memories as well opportunities to encourage and sharpen one another in Christ.

 

What I'm all about

I'm all about spending time with people! I love being outside, hugs, singing in the shower, volleyball, and reading long books.

 

Student Growth through Residence Life | Jonathan Ingraham '07
Jonathan remembers his experience as a student in Maclellan Hall and reflects on the importance of residence life for Covenant