Office of Residence Life
100 College Drive
Allentown, PA 18104
Fax: 610-740-3789

Meet the Staff

KellyDirector of Community Standards and Residence Life
Kelly M. Steinmetz
610-606-4666 ext. 3351
Allen House Office #3

Kelly M. Steinmetz serves as the Director of Community Standards and Residence Life at Cedar Crest College. She oversees housing operations, residence education and the student conduct judicial processes. She received her B.A. in Anthropology and English from Franklin & Marshall College and her M.Ed. in Student Affairs in Higher Education Administration from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. Prior to serving as director, Kelly held positions as Residence Life Coordinator, International and Diversity Programs Coordinator and Community Service Coordinator at Cedar Crest College.


Fran BoshellAssistant Director of Residence Life and Coordinator of Diversity Programs for Residence Life
Fran Boshell
610-606-4666 ext. 4650
Allen House Office #5

Frances (Fran) Boshell serves as the Assistant Director of Residence Life at Cedar Crest College and also serves as the Coordinator of Residence Life Diversity Programs. She handles many of the aspects of Residence Life including Resident Advisor trainings and oversees the day to day operations in Moore Hall. She received her B.A. in Political Science and Human Services at Chestnut Hill College and received a Master’s degree in Counseling in Higher Education and Student Affairs at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. She has experiences in various different fields of Student Affairs ranging from working in Student Activities, Student Union Operations, Student Leadership Development and Career Planning. She is also the staff advisor for FADED (Falcons Advocate Diversity Educational Drama) and for Campus Christian Fellowship.


Beth Tucker

Graduate Hall Director
Arielle (A.J.) Brent
610-606-4666 ext. 3570
Allen House Office, 3rd Floor

Arielle Joy (A.J.) Brent is the Graduate Hall Director of Butz and Curtis Residence Halls. She is a graduate of Moravian College where she received her B.A. in Psychology with minors in Women’s Studies and Sociology. With two years of experience as a Resident Advisor at Moravian College, A.J. has developed a passion for working individually with RAs and residents to help them navigate the stresses of college life. A.J. is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Counselor Education in Higher Education at West Chester University. In addition to supervising RAs, A.J. serves as advisor for Out There (gay straight alliance).


Graduate Hall Director
Anusha Rankoth
610-606-4666 ext. 3631
Allen House Office, 3rd Floor


Administrative Assistant for Career Planning & Residence Life
Susan Huber
610-606-4666 ext. 3401
Allen House Office, 1st Floor