Meet the Staff

Student Activities Staff

Our offices are located on the upper level of the Hasty Student Life Center. Stop by any time if you have questions or suggestions to make life on campus better for you.


Dr. Walter P. May

Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Student Activities

Hasty Student Life Center, Room 314
(770) 720-5540

Walter received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Millsaps University and a Master of Arts degree in Higher Education and Student Personnel from the University of Mississippi. He received a Doctorate degree in Educational Policy Studies from Georgia State University, where his dissertation focused on the experience of students who serve as student government presidents. In his free time, Walter likes to spend time with his wife, Eloise, and daughter, Ella. He also enjoys hiking and camping and just spending time in the great outdoors.


Jamie Johnston

Coordinator of Student Programming and Service

Hasty Student Life Center, Room 309
(770) 720-9238

Jamie Johnston received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Carroll College and a Master of Education degree in College Student Personnel and Higher Ed Administration from the University of Wisconsin La Crosse. In her free time, Jamie likes to spend time with her husband Dana, two furbabies Reese and Emma Jo.  Jamie also has a love for baking and running! 

Jamie is new to the Student Activities team and encourages you to come and visit her office, she loves meeting new students and usually has candy!


Irene Smith

Group Exercise Program Coordinator

G.Cecil Pruett Community Center YMCA
(678) 880-3507

Irene is the Group Exercise Coordinator at the Canton Family YMCA and has worked there since they opened in 2005. She loves working with people and supporting them as they work to reach their health & fitness goals. In addition to helping facilitate the Group Ex Classes here at Reinhardt, Irene teaches classes, does Personal Training & teaches small group TRX Classes. Irene Coordinates the Group Ex Staff of 35+ Instructors & the monthly schedule for Land & Water Exercise classes at the Y where they offer over 60 classes a week. She loves it at the Y and at Reinhardt. She enjoys the energy of the college students here at Reinhardt. She loves to ride her road bike & play outside with friends.


Zach White

Program Coordinator

Zach received a Associate of Arts degree in Liberal Arts from Reinhardt College  and a Bachelor of Science in Horticulture from the University of Georgia. He has worked at Reinhardt for over 10 years as the Campus Horticulturalist. He also has coordinated the restoration of the Burgess Arboretum on the Reinhardt Campus and started the Waleska Farmers Market at Reinhardt University. In 2011 he was awarded the Reinhardt Bridge Award from the Reinhardt Faculty and given the Key to the City of Waleska from the City of Waleska for his work on Campus.

Zach is passionate about  Environmental stewardship on the Reinhardt University Campus and looking forward to Growing the RU Green Program this year.

Go Eagles!!