Student Achievement Award
Devin Philip Goens '24

Devin Philip Goens, class of 2024, was born and raised in Long Island, NY. At Mercy University, Goens has been incredibly involved with the University as he has worked for the Residential Life Department and Campus Life Department. Goens is a Second Year Resident Assistant (RA) for Residential Life and has served as an Orientation Leader and Orientation Coordinator for Campus Life for Freshman and Transfer Mercy University Orientations.


Goens has dedicated his time in these many roles to be a role model and leader for co-workers and all residential students, and to promote and bring positive change and occurrences to Mercy University. Throughout the years working as a Resident Assistant and Orientation Leaders/Coordinator, Goens has led by example through his professionalism, strong work ethic, communication and problem-solving skills.


After graduating with his bachelor’s degree in Sports Management in spring of 2024, Goens plans to continue his education and strive to receive his master’s degree in Exercise Science. With this he plans to be a variety of things, a personal trainer, a strength and conditioning coach for possible high school or college athletes, but most importantly go back to his old high school and give back to new incoming athletes. Goens is excited and thrilled for the road ahead as he pursues his passions in life.