Ezinne Ofoegbu, M.Ed., is a third year Ph.D. student studying Higher Education at North Carolina State University. A native of California, she received her B.S. in Kinesiology from San Diego State University and M.Ed. in Postsecondary Administration and Student Affairs from the University of Southern California. Ezinne is currently a graduate assistant for university housing at NC State and conducts research on the impact of living and learning programs on student success. Her research interests include exploring the role of race and gender in intercollegiate athletics.