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Student Life Staff


Assistant Director of Student Life, Office of Student Life 

Email:  Phone:  (301) 860-3839

As Assistant Director of Student Life, Mr. Bailey is responsible for the development, coordination, and implementation of programs and services of the Office of Student Life including the following: advising the Student Government Association (assisting in program planning and budget preparations; monitoring fiscal procedures, overseeing all student sponsored activities); facilitating and overseeing all student publications; conducting leadership training; planning and implementing other educational and culturally enriching student programs; ensuring that commuter students are being serviced by the Coordinator of Commuter Affairs and Special Programs; supervising and monitoring group progress in the area of New Student Orientation.  Mr. Bailey is also responsible for supervising the Coordinator of Greek Life and one Administrative Assistant. 

Prior to his time at Bowie State University, Mr. Bailey served as a Program and Advising Coordinator in the Department of Fraternity and Sorority Life at the University of Maryland, College Park (2006-2010), a Coordinator of Student Activities at Towson University (2004-2006), and a Graduate Coordinator for the Greek Community at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (2001-2004).  He earned both his Bachelors and Masters degrees in Special Education from the University of Maryland, College Park (2001 & 2004).


Assistant to Interim Dean/Coordinator for Greek Life, Office of Student Life

Email:  Phone:  (301) 860-3837

As assistant to Interim Dean/Coordinator for Greek Life since fall 2007, Anne Valentine was responsible for supporting the Interim Dean in the daily operations of the Dean's office.

In the capacity of Greek Life Coordinator, Anne Valentine is responsible for providing leadership, program planning and advising for member organizations of the National PanHellenic Council and the Council of Independent Organizations.

She has worked at Bowie State University for over 10 years, starting in the Office of Residence Life, where she worked as the Coordinator for Residence Education, in addition to, Residence Director in several halls (Tubman, Kennard and Goodloe).

Prior to the arrival at Bowie State, she worked as a Resident Director at Trinity College and Residence Life Director at Mount Vernon College.  She also spent a year as an academic counselor at Howard University's College of Arts and Sciences.

Ms. Valentine received her undergraduate degree in Special Education at Virginia State University, a Master's in Education from the George Washington University and a Masters in Counseling from Trinity University.


Coordinator for Commuter Affairs and Special Programs, Office of Student Life

Email:  Phone:  (301) 860-3809

As coordinator for Commuter Affairs and Special Programs, Sharon Glaster coordinates the planning, development and implementation of programs and services that cater to the Bowie State University diverse commuter student population.  These programs and services are designed to encourage commuter student involvement on campus as well as provide support leadership opportunities for commuter students.

In addition, Sharon Glaster manages a range of events, programs and services that promote the social, leadership, cultural, educational, intellectual, spiritual and co-curricular interests of the University's growing student population.

Sharon Glaster has worked for Bowie State University for over 9 years in the Office of Student Life.  Prior to joining the team at Bowie State University, Sharon Glaster help positions in the Prince George's County School System.

Sharon Glaster received her undergraduate and graduate degrees in Communications-Public Relations and Organizational Communications - Public Relations and Organizational Communications - Public Affairs, respectively from Bowie State University. 


Administrative Assistant, Student Life

Email:         Phone:  (301) 860-3836 

As Administrative Assistant for Student Life, Ms. Smith provides administrative support for the areas of Student Life, Commuter Affairs and Special Programs, New Student Orientation, Greek Life and Student Government Association.  She assists with program planning and implementation for events to include Homecoming, Welcome Week, Spring Fling, Black History Month, and other educational, social, and cultural events.  Ms. Smith works closely with university departments as well as outside vendors to monitor, manage and maintain several departmental budgets and finances.  Additional duties include working closely with graduate and undergraduate students, maintaining office website and promoting student involvement on campus. 

Ms. Smith has worked at Bowie State University for over 6 years.  For 5 of those years she served as the Administrative Assistant for the Wiseman Student Centre and Conference Services.  In addition to her work experience at BSU, she has attended ongoing financial trainings to remain current in university spending policies and procedures.  She has also attended several professional development conferences; including ACUI's Annual Women's Leadership Institute & NAFSA's Annual Conference & Expo where she completed a Core Education Program in F-1 Student Advising.  

For several years prior to working at BSU, she was a home-school teacher to her three children.  Also, Ms. Smith was employed by the Laborers' International Union of North America (L.I.U.N.A) for 5 years where she served as an Office Manager and later as the Grant Administrator at their local training facility.  While employed with LIUNA, Ms. Smith was enrolled at the George Meany Center National Labor College where she received extensive training in Labor Studies; including Law, History and Education.  She is pursuing a BS in History, with a minor in English, at the University of Maryland University College.