Meet the Staff

Alexander Rentz

Graduate Hall Director

Alexander Rentz

Alexander Rentz is one of the new additions to the Housing and Residence Life team here at Valdosta State. Alexander is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where he obtained his BSBA in Management Information Systems. During his time at Charlotte, Alexander was very involved in numerous student organizations. The longest campus involvement was in Housing where he served as an RA for three years, Loan Key Desk Representative, and a Conference Assistant.  Alexander’s extensive housing background, in conjunction with his strong desire to impact students’ lives, has transpired into a career in Student Affairs.  Alexander is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Higher Education at VSU.

In his spare time, Alexander enjoys meeting new people, creating lasting memories with loved ones, playing basketball, and reading for leisure.  Alexander is most looking forward to joining the VSU family and seeing first-hand what it means to be a part of The Blazer Nation!

Phone: (229) 249-4984


Stephanie Bent

Complex Director

Stephanie Bent Staff PhotoStephanie grew up in Jamaica but calls the Atlanta area her American hometown. Stephanie graduated from Georgia Tech with a B.S. in Applied Mathematics. While attending Georgia Tech, she held various leadership positions in organizations including Student Government, Caribbean Students Association, and Hall Council. Stephanie chaired the planning committee for a leadership conference for Georgia Tech students. While at Georgia Tech, she realized she loved working with people much more than she liked working with mathematical proofs. After leaving Georgia Tech, Stephanie obtained a Masters degree in Higher Education with an emphasis in Student Affairs. Stephanie returned to Atlanta to work as a Residence Hall Director for 3 years with Georgia State University. After which, she spent a year receiving training from and then working with two religious organizations. Stephanie believes that college students are the future leaders of our society and wants to help students make the most of their college experience. Stephanie enjoys talking to students about life’s decisions, purpose, values, and how do we interact with those who are different from us. She also loves to hear about students’ classes and what they like doing during their free time. In her spare time, Stephanie enjoys reading non-fiction, spending time with family and friends, cooking and eating. Stop by her office to say hi and tell her how your day is going.

Phone: (229) 333-5607



Resident Assistants

1st Floor Female RA:  Sunari Robinson

1st Floor Male RA:  Michael (Keith) Simmons

2nd Floor Female RA:  Karen (Elaine) Krivsky

2nd Floor Female RA:  Davinique Cemone Taylor  

2nd Floor Male RA:  Anthony (Yankee) Harris