Donald 'Luke' Kopp is a graduate from Wheeling Jesuit University, earning his Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice with a focus on Digital Forensics as well earning his Masters of Science degree in Organizational Leadership.

Luke currently serves as the Director of Student Activities and Leadership Development at the University of Pikeville, located in Pikeville, Kentucky. Luke also served as the Coordinator of Campus Activities at Wheeling Jesuit University.

Taking Luke's passion for entertainment and technology, he is in the process of bringing the University of Pikeville a new and unique experience, working to empower the study body through engagement and leadership opportunities.

When not on campus, one can find Luke volunteering his time to the local communities, mostly around the sports entertainment. Luke is an avid sports photographer; on top of shooting athletic events, one may even find Luke refereeing a few basketball games or behind the plate, umpiring a few baseball games.

Given Luke's background and extensive practice with event planning, it understands Luke has considerable unique experiences from planning simple events such as weekly programming activities to large-scale productions, such as nationally known concerts.

Also, holding a minor in Computer Science, you can also find Luke using his technology skills to enhance workflow processes better, develop websites and applications to help engage the student population, and overall aid in means of communication between team members.

Crisis Response and Management

Event Planning

Adobe Photoshop

First Aid / CPR

October 2017 - Present

American Red Cross

CPR / First Aid / AED Instructor

Jan 2017 - Present

University of Pikeville

Director of Student Activities and Leadership Development

  • Co-chaired Early Alert Retention committee that was established by Credo, charged with launching Nuro, aPlus+ attendance, and developed policies and procedures for a successful retention alert system
  • Implemented an engagement platform, Presence, where master calendar of student activities was created with analytics of attendees of events to aid in retention
  • Proposed and implemented Alertus, a mass notification system, to better gain our audience in the event of a campus emergency
Aug 2014 - Jan 2017

Wheeling Jesuit University

Coordinator of Student Activities

Jun 14 - Aug 14

Bear Contracting / Bear Utilities


Apr 13 - May 14

Stealey Recreation Center

Pool / Complex Manager

Harrison County Parks and Recreation

Park Leader / Head Park Leader

Aug 2014 - May 2017

Wheeling Jesuit University

Masters of Science, Organizational Leadership

Aug 2010 - May 2014

Wheeling Jesuit University

Bachelors of Arts, Criminal Justice; Minor in Computer Science

Aug 06 - May 10

Robert C. Byrd High School

  • 2018 Patton Leadership Institution, Graduate