Student Affairs



Elizabeth Hernandez
Assistant Dean of Students

A native of Atlanta, GA, Elizabeth is a 2000 graduate of Belmont Abbey College.  She first came to St. Andrews as the Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach in August of 2000.  Elizabeth holds a B.A. in English, an M.A. in English Education from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, and an Ed.S. as well as an Ed.D. from Wingate University. 

As undergrad, Elizabeth was a four year starter on the Women’s Soccer team at Belmont Abbey.  Her team reached the Elite Eight in the NCAA tournament in 1998 and ’99.  They also captured both the regular season and conference tournament titles in both years.  Elizabeth served as captain of her team her senior year.  At St. Andrews, Elizabeth also serves as the Faculty Athletics Representative for the Athletics Department.

During her time at St. Andrews, Elizabeth as worked as an Admissions Counselor, Assistant Coach, Head Coach, Associate Athletic Director, and the Director of the Center for Academic Success.  She has been a member of the Writing Faculty since 2003 and also serves as the Title IX Coordinator for the University. 

Elizabeth enjoys working with a diverse student body and values the opportunity to make in impact in the lives of the students at St. Andrews.  She strives to engage students and build community in the residence halls and greater campus community.

Her husband, Stevan, is the Head Coach for Men’s Soccer.  Their son, Jackson, was born November 2, 2008, and thanks to his birth parents, they became a forever family on November 4, 2008.  Elizabeth, Stevan and Jackson reside in Laurinburg, NC with their dog, Humphrey.

Contact Elizabeth regarding any aspect of Student Affairs or to report any complaints/harassment. 


Clifton "Champ" Dial
Director of Residence Life 

A native of Laurinburg, NC, Champ graduated from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke with a B.S. in Molecular Biology. He also holds an M.A. in the Teaching of Science Education. In addition, he is currently a candidate for a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership from The Chicago School of Psychology.

Champ and his wife, Meagan, still reside in Laurinburg, NC.  They are proud parents to a daughter, Vedah, and a son, Jude as well as two dogs and a cat. 

Champ oversees Residence Life as well as Housing for the University.  Hhe enjoys working with students, the Resident Assistants, Resident Directors and learning as much about the student body as possible.


Contact Champ regarding Residence Life and Housing.


Conor Moloney
Director of Student Activities & Resident Director of Granville

Born in New York, Conor has lived in Ireland and England and enjoys travelling.  A graduate of St. Andrews, Conor participated in a study abroad trip to India where he trekked through the Himalayan Mountains.  During his time at St. Andrews, Conor was a goalkeeper on the men’s soccer team.  Currently, he serves as the graduate assistant for men’s soccer.  As a resident director, he is interested in getting to know new people and create a sense of community within Granville through social events.


Contact Conor regarding Student Activities & Campus Events


Erika Poole Fox
Director of Student Activities

Laurinburg native and St. Andrews University MBA graduate, Erika Fox, took on the role as Director of Student Activities in the Fall of 2018.  She previously worked as an Admissions Counselor at SAU, and at Francis Marion University as the Assistant Director of Residence Life.  Erika graduated from Appalachian State with a Bachelors in Marketing and Management in 2012 and again from the St. Andrews M.B.A. program in 2015. 

 Erika is recently married to Head Baseball Coach, Andy Fox, and they are the proud parents of Lucy (dog) and Charlie (cat).  In her free time, she operates a small crafting business, Strings Attached, in which she sells handmade string art at local festivals and events.

 She organizes and facilitates many of the school sponsored activities alongside the SGA Party Planning Committee and the Dorm Councils.  Her position is also a supervisory role for all student clubs and organizations. She is excited to be a part of the Student Affairs staff and to be involved in building the SAU experience for each of the SA students. 


Brandon Standridge
Concord Hall

Originally from Rockingham, North Carolina, Brandon graduated from St. Andrews University in 2015. He graduated with a B.S. in Biology. While at St. Andrews University, Brandon played soccer for the Knights since 2011. After graduating, he became the graduate assistant for the Women’s Soccer Team and is currently enrolled in the MBA program.

When not at school, Brandon enjoys spending time with his girlfriend as well with friends and family. He also enjoys hunting and fishing in their respective seasons.

Brandon is very enthused to be working as Residence Director for Concord Hall where he once lived as a freshman. Making freshmen male students feel like they are at their home away from home is exactly what he is trying to achieve. Not only does he want to do this, but he also wants to be a role model for these individuals. Teaching and guiding these young men will help them progress through life and be able to face any obstacle thrown at them.



Robbie Hill
Resident Director of Orange

Originally from Middlesbrough, England. A 2012 graduate from Carson Newman University, Robbie Hill, on a Soccer Scholarship.  He graduated with a B.A. in Psychology and is currently pursuing his MBA from St. Andrews University. He is an Assistant Coach for the Men's Soccer Team.

Robbie's Interests away from Soccer include Skiing, Table Tennis and traveling the world. A fun fact about Robbie is that he is a National Colleges Volleyball Champion from his time at college in England.

Robbie is excited to be able bring a fun and family orientated experience to Orange. As he is almost 4,000 miles from home, he wants to bring the home feeling to his Orange residents. He looks to be someone who can integrate everyone together to impact both young men and woman's lives. Robbie looks to be a role model for his residents and someone who they can look up to for guidance and any help that they need.