As an educator, speaker and mover + shaker, Austin helps college students and organizations realize their potential daily.
Austin currently serves as the Director of Student Involvement at William Peace University, where he oversees the Office of Student Involvement working closely with student activities, new student orientation, civic engagement and leadership development.
Austin recently ended his time as the Assistant Dean of Students at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where he worked primarily with student activities, student organization leadership development and campus traditions. Prior to UTC, Austin served as the graduate assistant for student programming at Illinois State University and an over-involved student leader at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg.
An active learner, Austin volunteers nationally and regionally for a number of organizations. With the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) in various leadership roles, in addition to attending and presenting each year at the South Regional Conference and National Convention. Austin has been active in the association since 2009 and feels that connecting with his peers across the country makes him a better person and professional. Austin also serves as a facilitator for Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity, Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority, Sigma Kappa Sorority and the North-American Intefraternity Conference.
Austin serves as a CAMPUSPEAK Interactive Workshops Facilitator, where he facilitates three of the many curriculums focused on student leader and organization growth. To learn more, take a look at Facilitation. He joined the roster in January 2014 and is proud to be a member of the CS Team.
He was initiated as a brother of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity in the fall of 2012 and holds his membership in his fraternity sacred. He considers it to be one of the most pivotal moments in his life.
Austin currently resides in Chattanooga, TN, where he enjoys spending time with his rescue dog, Fogarty, seeing friends, newly exploring the outdoors and binge watching some reality television.