WoodleeBuilt in 1984, Woodlee-Ewing Residence Hall is Bryan’s largest residence facility, housing a capacity of 174 students. The hall is named for trustee Glen Woodlee and his wife, Sarah Ewing Woodlee, whose family was among the founders of the college.

This building is designed suite-style to accommodate two students per room, with every two rooms having a connecting bathroom. Each room’s built-in furniture is arranged to provide two private study centers. All rooms are tiled and individually climate-controlled. Lounges, a kitchen area, a laundry room, storage facilities and a resident director’s apartment complement the 87 student rooms.

Quick Facts

Floors/Halls: 4 floors, 8 halls

Residence rooms: 87, seven rooms have private restrooms

Students per room: Two students per room, four per suite

Current Capacity: 174

Room Description: 13′ x 17′, Cinderblock walls and tiled floors

Furniture/Amenities: Bed, desk, chair, closet, and dresser

Community Areas: Lounges on second, third and fourth floors (cable tv on third). Kitchen (refrigerator, stove, oven and microwave), laundry room (washers, dryers and ironing board) and community computer lab all housed on the first floor.

Showers per student: About one shower for every four men

Woodlee is well-known for: Being B.C.’s largest residence hall, and until 2006, serving as Bryan’s only men’s residence hall for most of the years since opening in 1984.

Woodlee’s game of choice: Guitar Hero, Halo, Rook

Woodlee pastimes: You’ll generally find a sporting event or sports show on Woodlee’s televisions at any given moment or at least hear a conversation about something sports-related.

Nick Pacurari, RD

Nick Pacurari, RD

Nick earned a B.A. in Christian Ministry from Bryan in 2011 and his M.A. in Christian Education from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in 2014. In addition, while serving on a church staff in New Orleans he completed a year-long ministry residency. While in seminary, Nick managed a Chick-fil-A and served as a volunteer staff member of a church plant. Prior to returning to work at Bryan, Nick worked as the Operations Director at Vintage Church of New Orleans. He is hoping to start working on his MBA at Bryan over the next year.

In his spare time, Nick enjoys spending time with his wife Rachel (2012 Bryan Alum & current Campus Counselor at Bryan) and daughter Lia. Nick and Rachel are expecting their second child this coming school year! Nick’s favorite hobbies are enjoying any type of recreation, watching basketball or football, & watching a good movie. Nick and Rachel are huge foodies and love finding new restaurants!  


Zach Johnson, Lead RA

Zach Johnson, Lead Resident Assistant, Woodlee-Ewing 2nd Long

Hometown: Bangkok, Thailand
Class (academic): 2017
Major: Physical Education
Hobbies/sports: Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball, Outdoor activities
Favorite food: Thai, Indian, Mexican
Favorite music: R&B, Rap, Acoustic
Favorite TV show, movie, or book: Prison Break, Psych, Lost
Favorite Bible verses: Psalm 73:25-26, Philippians 4:6-7
Favorite quote: “No individual has any right to come into the world and go out of it without leaving behind him distinct and legitimate reasons for having passed through it.” – George Washington Carver
Why you want to be an RA: Serve and build relationships with hall mates

Evan Bell, RA

Evan Bell, Resident Assistant, Woodlee-Ewing 3rd

Hometown: Hartland, Michigan
Class (academic): Junior
Major: Christian Ministry: Pastoral Option
Hobbies/Sports: Rugby, Weightlifting
Favorite food and/or beverage: Kenny’s Burger and Coke
Favorite music genre: Hard Rock
Favorite movie: Good Will Hunting
Favorite Bible verse: Romans 13:14
Favorite quote: “I’d rather die like a man than live like a coward” – Tupac Shakur
Why you want to be an RA: I want to be an RA to teach young boys how to become young men who fear God and respect others

Hudson Clare, RA

Hudson Clare, Resident Assistant, Woodlee-Ewing 3rd

Hometown: Jacksonville, Florida
Class (academic): Junior
Major: Business- Marketing
Hobbies/sports: Baseball
Favorite food: Japanese
Favorite music: Christian, Country and Todays Hits… Basically anything with great instruments and superb vocals
Favorite TV show, movie, or book: Blacklist
Favorite Bible verses: Romans 8:31
Favorite quote: If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful. — Charles Barkley
Why you want to be an RA: I want to be an RA so I can minister to the guys on my hall and in my building and develop relationships that go beneath the surface. I want to walk through life together and help them in any way I can over the course of the school year.

Aaron Pendergrass, RA

Aaron Pendergrass, Resident Assistant, Woodlee-Ewing 4th

Hometown: Jackson, TN
Class (academic): Senior
Major: Christian Ministry: Pastoral Option
Hobbies/Sports: Traveling, tasting specialty coffee, playing drums/listening to good music, singing, teaching/preaching. Hunting and fishing. Being anywhere fun, legal, and enjoyable with friends! I like the Olympics?
Favorite food and/or beverage: Cheesecake is one of my favorite desserts!
Favorite music genre: Rock
Favorite TV show, movie: Lost, 24, The Bourne Trilogy
Favorite Bible verse: Hebrews 4:16
Favorite quote: “Humility is not thinking less of yourself, but thinking of yourself less.” -C.S Lewis
Why you want to be an RA: I want to be an RA because I believe it will give me great opportunities to connect with other peers by

Stephen Ricketts, RA

Stephen Ricketts, Resident Assistant, Woodlee-Ewing 4th

Hometown: Dayton, Tennessee
Class: Junior
Major: Integrated Marketing Communications
Hobbies/Sports: Fishing, Soccer, Basketball, Hiking
Favorite food and/or beverage:Meat Lovers Pizza & Root Beer
Favorite music genre: Christian Hip/Hop or Worship
Favorite TV show:Andy Griffith Show (I know, I’m old school)
Favorite Bible verse: Colossians 3:17 – “In whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it in the name of our Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.”
Favorite quote:“To look at someone else and see their sin as worse than your own is not to understand the depth of your own sin at all.” Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Why you want to be an RA:I really have a passion for developing meaningful relationships with people.