iris oUTLAW, Director

Hometown: LaPorte, IN

Education: Education Bachelor of Arts,  Indiana University
Master of Science Administration, University of Notre Dame

Hobbies: Reading Mystery novels, Dancing, Traveling and Shopping

Favorite thing about your job: Participating in the development of our future leaders; then having them pay it forward after they graduate.

“Go within every day and find the inner strength so that the world will not blow your candle out.”
— Katherine Dunham

Advice for college students – If you pursue your passion and work in that area, you will never have a job only a vocation that fulfills you.

Favorite place on campus: The Clark Memorial Fountain


aRNEL BULAORO, ASSistant Director of Academic Success & Retention

Hometown: Bremerton, WA

Education: Bachelor's of Arts in Comparative Religion, University of Washington

Master's of Arts in Theology, University of Notre Dame


Hobbies: Playing and recording music, home remodeling

Favorite thing about your job: Conversations with students

“See the forest for the trees.”
— Anonymous

Advice for college students: Major in the one thing that you absolutely love to study and surround it with the most diverse selection of electives

Favorite place on campus: Don't have one (want to keep this informal?)


YVETTE RODRIGUEZ, assistant director of Programming

Hometown: Des Moines, IA

Education: Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology,Iowa State Unviersity,
Master’s of Arts in Higher Education Student Affairs, Iowa State University,
Graduate Certificate in Social Justice Education, Iowa State University

Hobbies: Journaling, Reading, Spending time with loved ones

Favorite thing about your job:  I love to see the growth that happens from the beginning to the end of students’ college journeys.

“Vale la pena”
“Do work that matters”
— Gloria Anzaldua

Advice for college students: Learn as much outside of the classroom as you do inside the classroom.

Favorite place on campus: The Grotto



Paige Jackson, Assistant Director of Diversity Education, Outreach and Assessment

Hometown: Detroit, Michigan

Education: Doctoral Candidate

Hobbies: Yoga, Swimming, and Relaxing

Favorite thing about your job:  Meeting new students and helping them find the solutions to their own problems.

“I can’t play a slave.”
— Dorothy Dandridge

Advice for college students: Show up as the best version of yourself and life your best life!  

Favorite place on campus: The Basilica


SUE PAWLICKI, office services Coordinator

Hometown: Chicago

Hobbies: Traveling

“Trust is earned.”
— Anonymous

Advice for college students: Look up from your screens once in a while – so much is going on
around you, don’t miss it!

Favorite place on campus: The Bond Hall benches overlooking the lake.

My career with the University of Notre Dame began in 2000 in the Card Services Office, and I have been with MSPS since 2006. Outside of MSPS, my husband and I love to travel.  Hawaii is near and dear to our hearts- the people, the culture, the water, the whales!  Between us, we have 4 grown kids, and a 7 year old granddaughter that all live in the area.  Family activities fill up our spare time!

Stefania, MSPS Intern

Education: Science Pre Professional Major and Latino Studies Major. Notre Dame, Class of 2020

Hobbies: Running, Hiking, Kayaking, Yoga.

Favorite thing about your job: Having the opportunity to work on different projects throughout the year.

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.”
— Martin Luther King, Jr.

Advice for college students: Take advantage of your time at Notre Dame. There are so many opportunities here, whether that be getting involved on campus, summer programs, reseach opportunities, there is always something to do!

Favorite place on campus: The Grotto

Coty, MSPS Student Intern

Education: Senior at the University of Notre Dame, Marketing and Film Double Major

Hobbies: Singing, Writing, Vlogging, Reading, TV/Movie Watching

Favorite thing about your job: Crafting new ideas in relation to TV and marketing for different events and programs

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.”
— Philippians 4:6


Advice for college students: Don’t be afraid to get involved in clubs, but don’t be cautious of getting involved in too many.  

Favorite place on campus: The room in the Theology department on the 12th floor of the Hesburgh library for studying, LaFortune for chilling, & Lyons lounge for movie-watching