Joshua Holmes

Joshua Holmes

Complex Coordinator

(302) 831-2023

My Responsibilities

As the CC of Redding, Gilbert, and Smyth Complex, I work with the staff to promote student engagement and success for students in their first year at the university. Additionally, across the department and division, I'm involved with our Assessment Strategic Plan, 1743 Welcome Days planning committee, the Cultural Exchange Partnership Program, George Read Complex Community Council, and our Professional Development and Training Committee for the department.

Where I Can Help

  • Health and Wellness
  • Transitions
  • First Year Students
  • Student Engagement
  • Assessment
  • Mentoring

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a Minor in German, West Chester University, 2006
  • Kleines Sprachdiplom, Goethe Institut, 2007
  • Master of Arts in Student Affairs Administration, Michigan State University, 2009

Arrival to UD


Previous Positions Held

  • Assistant Community Director, Michigan State University, 2007 - 2009
  • Area Coordinator and Assistant Director for Campus Activities, Lake Superior State University, 2009 - 2011

Points of Pride

  • Renn, K. A., Brazelton, G. B., & Holmes, J. M. (in press). At the Margins of Internationalization: An Analysis of Journal Articles on College Student Development, Learning, and Experiences (1998-2011). Accepted for publication in the Journal of College Student Development.
  • Successfully completed 2 half marathons.

My Favorite Quote/Motto/Personal Philosophy

"Fair play to those who dare to dream." - Once

Life Outside UD

When I'm not working, I can be found running through White Clay Creek State Park, working out at the gym, enjoying independent movies at Theatre N in downtown Wilmington, or partaking in random road trips to Washington D.C. or New York City.