Burgess Hall

Burgess Hall is a four-story residence hall named for Doyle. E. Burgess, former member of the Board of Directors and a president of the Evangel Council. Burgess Hall is an all-woman hall with capacity for 288 students. Construction was completed in 1978 and renovations were completed in 2007.

Burgess Hall: Unique puzzle pieces, beautiful picture

Burgess Hall is home to amazing women! We love spending time together and really becoming part of one another’s stories. Our heart is that all would feel safe and at home while living here.

Resident Director: Katie Buckholz

Katie Buckholz is the Residence Director of Burgess Hall.

Katie is from Indiana but graduated from Southeastern University in Lakeland Florida in 2007 with a Church Ministries degree and then again in 2009 with a Master of Arts in Ministerial Leadership. She decided to become a Residence Director while working as a Resident Assistant for two years at SEU. She is in her fifth year as a RD.

“It’s a huge privilege to watch these women move in as freshman and then graduate four years later. Their time invested in their education and the community around them is so inspiring and I love doing my part to support them during this important life experience.”

Katie and her husband, Daniel, have been married for three years and have a daughter named Daphne.

In her free time, Katie enjoys organizing, baking, spending time with family and friends, and visiting the many local restaurants in Springfield. Pappo’s Pizzeria is a family favorite!

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