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Bennett Tower

Welcome to Bennett Tower! Get to know your Orientation Leaders — and your new neighborhood.

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Meet Your Orientation Leaders

They'll be with you every step of the way.

Portrait of Raeanne Beckner

Raeanne Beckner

Major: Journalism

Favorite Professor: Tom Stewart. He danced in class, always cracked jokes and even brought candy and donuts to class on top of being an amazing teacher.

Fun Fact: I am a huge hockey fan! I was able to stand in the media box for warmups during a Washington Capitals game.

Hobbies: I love traveling and trying out new things. I also enjoy binge watching shows with my friends to relieve stress during the school year.

Advice for Freshmen: Keep in mind everyone is always looking to meet new friends in college, so don’t be afraid to talk to people or join an organization when you get here!

Portrait of D.J. Katella

D.J. Katella

Major: Sport and Exercise Psychology

Hometown: Kutztown, PA

Favorite Professor: Dr. Erika Van Dyke. She has such a warm demeanor and is a great educator who has also helped me immensely with the graduate school process.

Fun Fact: When I was born, I weighed 10 lbs., 10 oz.

Hobbies: I enjoy watching TV and movies, playing Spikeball and going to Mountaineer sporting events.

Advice for Freshmen: Make sure you check in with your parents because they miss you!

Portrait of Madison Moonen

Madison Moonen

Major: Mathematics

Hometown: Morgantown, WV

Favorite Professor: John Goldwasser. He taught the material in a way that made the class a bit more difficult and challenging, but also a lot more interesting.

Fun Fact: I have four cats.

Hobbies: I enjoy being in the WVU Marching Band, baking and playing Animal Crossing.

Advice for Freshmen: Take advantage of everything WVU has to offer! Whether it be a chance to get help with your homework from one of the tutoring centers, attending a class at the Rec Center or taking advantage of the free food and activities at Up All Night. WVU offers so many opportunities to make your college experience the best it can be.

Take a Tour of Towers

Tour the Evansdale Residential Complex, aka Towers, close to the Student Recreation Center, Evansdale Crossing and Engineering buildings.

Explore Bennett Tower by going to the following options.

Amenities Room Dimensions Map