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1787 August Orientation Programming Graduate Assistant

Marlee Bergmair
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Marlee assists the Coordinator of Student Staff with 1787 August Orientation including selecting, training, and supervising the student staff. She supports both December Transfer Orientation and Summer Springboard programming. Marlee graduated from the University of North Carolina, Wilmington in May 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. She is a first year graduate student in the College Student Personnel Administration program here at JMU. She enjoys running, reading, traveling and spending time with her family, and her dog Gus.

Summer Springboard Programming and Student Staff Graduate Assistant

Chani Fordyce
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Chantelle is responsible for assisting in the recruitment, selection, hiring, and training of Orientation’s student programming staff. She also plans the Winter Orientation Team retreat and supports both Summer and Fall programming. Chani graduated from Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor of Science in Education. She is currently a first year student in the College Student Personnel program here at JMU. Chani enjoys watching movies, listening to music, playing with her puppy, laughing and making new memories! 

Assessment Graduate Assistant

Carolyn Miesen
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Carolyn assists in developing assessment practice for Orientation's programming. She reports to the Director of Orientation, but works closely with other departmental staff that oversee assessment plans. Additionally, she provides support to programmatic functions throughout the year. Carolyn received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Roanoke College. At JMU, she's working on her Master of Arts degree in Psychology with a Quantitative Psychology concentration. Carolyn enjoys a variety of hobbies including hiking, reading, and photography.