An Eastern Michigan University Graduate Student in the Department of Higher Education Student Affairs, Shawntae will talk about the hidden problem of collegiate homelessness and how community support systems including Ozone House help homeless college students achieve their goals.

About Shawntae

Shawntae Harris is pursuing a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership – Higher Education Student Affairs from Eastern Michigan University (EMU). Prior to moving to Ypsilanti, Shawntae worked as a Youth Care Specialist at REACH Runaway Shelter in Flint for several years and served a two-year term with the AmeriCorps Program at the American Red Cross. She graduated with a degree in Sociology from the University of Michigan-Flint where she was heavily involved on campus and in the community. After being admitted to EMU, Shawntae immediately sought out volunteer opportunities in Washtenaw County and now proudly serves as the co-chair of the Millennial Ozone House Board and is looking forward to becoming involved with YDL’s Friends of the Library group. She currently works as an Academic Coach at EMU and as a College Success Coach at Washtenaw Community College.