About Us

Office of Student Development:

University of North Texas Health Science Center
Carl E. Everett Education Building, Suite 116
3500 Camp Bowie Blvd
Fort Worth, Texas  76107-2699
Phone:  817-735-5006
Fax:  817-735-0584
E-Mail:  studentdevelopment@unthsc.edu
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm

Student Development Staff Members:



La'Cresha

Director of Student Services

La'Cresha Moore, MS

La’Cresha Moore earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communication and Master of Science in College Student Personnel Services and Administration both from the University of Central Arkansas. 

La’Cresha has worked professionally at Texas Christian University and Collin College. Her experience includes working in the areas of Housing and Residence Life, New Student Orientation, Admissions and Recruitment, and Student Development. La’Cresha is an active member of the Southern Association for College Student Affairs, Texas Association of Student Personnel Administrators, National Orientation Directors Association and the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators. 

La'Cresha is passionate about student engagement, development and success. She believes it is a privilege and joy to help students make connections, navigate campus resources and services and reach their academic and personal goals. 

Strengths: Deliberative, Discipline, Harmony, Relator, Maximizer

saunders lori

Student Services Specialist

Lori Saunders, MS

Lori Saunders received her B.S. degree in Business Administration from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama and earned a Master of Science degree in Leadership focusing on Education and Human Services from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

With a diverse background in sports marketing and higher education, Lori joined the Office of Student Development in 2009 after working in the School of Public Health for two years. Her experience developing programs that engage various constituents supports her current role where she is responsible for institutional events and programs such as the White Coat Ceremonies, Family Programming, Student Clinician Ceremony, Casino Night, and the University Catalog.

In addition, her expertise in program management and logistics provides assistance to the academic departments in planning the annual commencement ceremonies. She enjoys creating innovative opportunities for the campus community to actively support student success.

Strengths: Includer, Responsibility, Empathy, Ideation, Maximizer

jessie erwin

Student Services Associate

Jessie Erwin, MEd


Jessie Erwin received her B.S. degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Texas A&M University, and earned a Master of Education degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies with a Higher Education emphasis from the University of Texas at Arlington.

Before joining the Office of Student Development in 2012, Jessie worked in elementary education and participated in university orientation programming internships.   Her experience with new student orientation, facilitating programs as well as developing student leaders, prepared her for her current role as a Student Development Coordinator. 

Jessie works to increase student engagement through new student orientation, student organizations and governments, and  leadership programming.  She enjoys supporting student success by assisting student transition and encouraging student involvement. 

Strengths: Input, Learner, Discipline, Significance, Context



Student Services Associate

Jillian Boggs, MEd

Jillian earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Master of Education degree in Higher Education Administration from Texas Tech University.

Jillian has worked with a variety of student populations, including high school students, undergraduates and graduate students. Her previous professional experience includes academic counseling, recruitment, new student orientation, career counseling, and student development.

Jillian truly enjoys helping students make the most of their education. By providing opportunities for students to transition easily to UNTHSC and get involved on campus, Jillian hopes to help students reach their educational and personal goals.

Strengths: Positivity, Empathy, Communication, Relator, Woo

This page last updated 06th Feb 2014