The Office of Conflict Resolution and Student Conduct provides a comprehensive array of approaches to support The University of Mississippi’s values of civility, respect for human dignity, and the honoring of community standards. Our purpose is to:
- Support students as they overcome mistakes
- Engage in character development with an emphasis on ethical decision-making and integrity
- Resolve conflict at the lowest level possible through education, facilitation, and support
- Foster a safe community
- Provide a process to adjudicate possible violations of University policy when appropriate and necessary
Aniesha K. Mitchell, Director
Derrick D. Dixon, Coordinator
Mr. Dixon joined the University of Mississippi on August 1, 2013. He comes to Ole Miss from Arkansas State University where he served as the Graduate Assistant for the Office of Student Conduct. In this position he gained extensive experience in Conflict Resolution as well as experience training Hall Directors, Student Conduct Board members, Resident Advisers and various other members of the ASU community in the area of Student Conduct. While at Arkansas State University Derrick also earned his Masters in Sports Administration and is currently completing the final stages of his Specialist in Community College Teaching (Emphasis in Higher Education Administration).
Although Derrick comes to Ole Miss from ASU he is however a native Mississippian, growing up in the small community of Camden Ms. He received his Bachelors degree in Kinesiology from Mississippi State University. Derrick is very excited to have the opportunity to return home and serve as the Coordinator of Student Conduct for the University of Mississippi
Claire Lowe, Administrative Professional
Claire Lowe, joined the University of Mississippi family in 2005, working in the Offices of Food Service Management, Enrolment Services, and the Office of the Dean of Students before beginning her career with the Office of Conflict Resolution and Student Conduct. Claire has a passion for working with students and helping them achieve their goals even through the obstacles that college life sometimes brings. She is committed to keeping Ole Miss a family friendly place while continuing its long-standing traditions, and remains dedicated to embracing the new and exciting changes that occur.
Married to Jody Lowe, the Associate Director of Admissions, they have two daughters, Madi Kate and Mary Hollis. As an Oxford native, who literally grew up across the street from the campus, she has enjoyed the traditions of Ole Miss life for many years. Claire is currently pursuing a Bachelor of General Studies Degree and presently serves on the Student Affairs Professional Development Committee.
Simonne Yet Kwong Horman, Graduate Assistant
Simonne is the Graduate Assistant for the Office of Conflict Resolution and Student Conduct. She received her Bachelors of Science degree in Political Science from Grand Valley State University (GVSU). While there, she was President of Panhellenic Council, President and Member-At-Large of Phi Sigma Sigma, a Senator on Student Senate, Grand Valley State University Judicial Board, Student Organization Review Board, Law Society, Vice President of Resident Housing Association Community Council, and Transitions Orientation Go Team Leader.
Upon graduation in December 2011, Simonne began her work as a Field Consultant for Phi Sigma Sigma. After a semester working on the successful colonization at Salem State University, she went on to continue her work with Phi Sigma Sigma as a Membership Manager. Simonne brings experience in chapter services support, recruitment, judicial, programming, event planning, academic support, and leadership development.
Simonne will be pursuing a Masters of Arts degree in Higher Education Student Personnel at the University of Mississippi and looks forward to calling Oxford and Ole Miss her new home.
Jeremy Scruggs, Student Worker
The Office of Conflict Resolution and Student Conduct
401 University Union
Jeremy is a senior from Holly Springs, Mississippi studying social work. During his academic tenure he has served as Chair of Infrastructure for ASB Senate, President of the University of Mississippi Gospel Choir, and Outreach Coordinator for Men of Excellence. He has also been a member of the University of Mississippi Men’s Glee Chorus, Black Student Union and a Radio Personality for WUMS Rebel Radio.
Working in this office has given Jeremy the opportunity to better understand what our university values. “Working here is a privilege and I am truly grateful for this amazing experience.”