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Assessment Graduate Assistant

Shane Kerr
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Shane supports the mission of the Orientation Office, Student Affairs and JMU by assessing the department's major programs, and offering recommendations to enhance the program based on the assessment data. He also updates or creates surveys to be used for assessment, compiles and analyzes data from completed assessments and reports findings to Orientation stakeholders. Shane received his Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Berea College. Shane enjoys making pottery and hiking in his free time.

1787 August Orientation Graduate Assistant

Matt Olmsted
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Matt is responsible for coordinating and supervising the transfer team and co-facilitating training for Transfer Summer Springboard. He also assists with the logistics of Transfer Summer Springboard, First Year Summer Springboard and serves as the primary contact for the OPAs for 1787 August Orientation tasks that need to be completed during the summer. Matt received his Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from Stockton University and is currently completing his Masters in the College Student Personnel Administration program here at JMU. In his free time, Matt likes to hang out at the beach, run or hike and hang out and play with his puppy!

Summer Springboard Programming and Student Staff Graduate Assistant

Jordan Todd
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Jordan helps to recruitment, hire and train the Orientation Peer Advisers (OPAs). He also facilitates HRD 100, a leadership development course for the OPAs, with the Coordinator of Student Staff. Jordan also provides general support for programming throughout the Orientation Office. Jordan is a first-year Master’s student in JMU’s College Student Personnel Administration program. He is graduate of Penn State where he received degrees in Political Science and Sociology.