Meet the Staff

Alex Rentz

Graduate Hall Director

Alexander RentzAlex Rentz is entering into his second year serving as a Residence Hall Director (RHD) here at Valdosta State. Alex is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (Go Niners!) where he obtained is Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems. During his time at Charlotte, Alex was very involved in numerous student organizations. He also served as an RA for three years. Alex’s extensive campus involvement, in conjunction with his strong desire to impact students’ lives, has transpired in him pursing a career in Student Affairs. Alex is entering into his second year of the Higher Education Student Affairs graduate program here at VSU.

In his spare time, Alex enjoys meeting new people, playing basketball, sleeping, and creating lasting memories with loved ones. Alex is very excited about this upcoming school year in Patterson Hall. He is dedicated to doing everything he possibly can to create a positive experience for the residents of Patterson. When you get a chance, stop by his office in the Patterson main lobby to say hello and get to know him. Who knows, he may even have candy in his office!

Phone: (229) 245-3736
Email: Alexander Rentz,


Stephanie Bent

Complex Director


Stephanie 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                                                                                                                                               Email: Stephanie Bent,


Resident Assistants

Amirrah Nuir
Kyle Breaux
Michael Bosworth
Cheree Copeland
Solomon Johnson
Jazmin Rainey
Kyle Castleman