Jada Bennett, Assistant Director of Campus Life
Jada Bennett is a 21' SAIC alumni with a BFA in Printmedia + Fibers. During her time at SAIC Jada worked as a Resident Advisor, Neiman Center Assistant, and Student Government Representative. During the height of the pandemic Jada returned to her home state of Maryland to work at the Maryland Institute College of Art in the Career Development Department before returning to Chicago more permanently to work in Campus Life. When Jada is not working with students, she continues her art practice of illustration, comics, and soft sculpture as well as managing her artist's network BLKHAPPY.
You can talk to Jada about:
Starting, managing, and expanding Student Groups! Jada works closely with all 50+ student groups on campus (including co-advising Student Government).Questions about joining a group? Want to know how to start your own? Need help brainstorming how to introduce new programs to an older group? Jada can help with all of this and more! Jada is also happy and able to discuss leadership development skills as well as be a sounding board for any ideas you might have for the SAIC Campus!