The Coordinator for New Student and Family Programs serves in a full time, 12-month position and reports to the Director of Orientation and Student Success. This individual's primary responsibilities include implementation and execution of the University's First Year Student Orientation (SOAR), Transfer Orientation, Spring Orientation, Week of Welcome, Family Weekend, and Parent Association. The Coordinator is also responsible for making independent, discretionary decisions surrounding these events. The Coordinator works closely with the Director of Orientation and Student Success to design and implement these events to provide a foundation and support for students' success.
I graduated from Tennessee Tech in December 2008 with my B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Management Information Systems. As an undergraduate at Tech, I became involved with many groups and organizations. A friend persuaded me to apply as a Student Orientation Assistant (SOA) for summer orientation. After that, the rest is history. I worked with the Office of Orientation and Student Success from 2006 - 2011 as an SOA, Student Coordinator, and Graduate Assistant. Upon completion of my M.P.S. - Strategic Leadership degree I left Tech to pursue my career within corporate America. I have recently returned to the TTU family and now serve as the Interim Coordinator for New Student and Family Programs.