OGSL Staff



Nia Staples, Communications Manager

Program: MA Community Leadership- Non Profit Pathway

Hometown: Cincinnati, OH, USA

Previous Degree(s): BS in Sports and Exercise Psychology from West Virginia University; MA in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling from The Pennsylvania State University.

Favorite Quote: “Everything happens for a reason”

Official Email: gsa@umbc.edu

Use email subject: “ATTN: Comms Manager”

Office Schedule: 
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.



Ben Marino, Writing Advisor

Program: Master of Science in Environmental Engineering

Hometown: Owings Mills, MD

Previous Degree(s): Bachelor of Arts in Film and Media Arts

Fun Fact: I can juggle

Official Email: gsawa@umbc.edu

Office Schedule: 
Mondays and Wednesdays, 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm.
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm.



Jameer Robinson, Community Liaison

Program: M.P.S. in Community Leadership

Hometown: South Plainfield, New Jersey U.S.

Previous Degree(s): B.A. Biological Science, UMBC

Fun Fact: “You’re not what you go through, but what you go through helps make you who you are. Through the known and unexplained, stay the course” -Cantrell

Use email subject: “ATTN: Community Liaison”

Office Schedule: 
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesday: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm.