Staff Members

Mark Simmonds


Mark serves as a Program Manager for the Dean of Students at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Mark oversees the Beyond The Diag program, which provides programming, resources and support for students living off-campus. In addition to being a program manager, Mark also provides direct support to students who are looking for assistance with issues impacting their Michigan Experience.

Zoe Sernyak


Zoë is a graduate student from Branford, Connecticut getting her degree in Social Work. Zoë earned her B.A. from Yale University in 2022, majoring in Psychology. Having lived in Connecticut for most of her life, Zoë is relatively new to Ann Arbor but has quickly fallen in love with all it has to offer!

Hailey Love


Hailey Love is a Junior studying Business Administration with a minor in writing from Chicago, Illinois. She currently serves as a neighborhood ambassador for Beyond the Diag, an Assistant on the Immersions and Challenges team in the University Career Center, a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Community Service Chair for Enspired Runway, Senior Advisor for the Black Business undergraduate Society, and Public Relations Chair for the Urban Wordsmith Society.

Julia Marku


Julia is a junior from Troy, MI studying psychology at the University of Michigan. She loves working with Beyond the Diag because she believes it's important to facilitate connections and engage with the off-campus community of students. When she's not working or studying for classes, she likes to read, play video games, and explore Ann Arbor with her friends.