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Staff Bios

Carla Chiavacci, Office Manager

  • Carla earned a BS in Business Administration, a BA in English and an MEd in Integrated Language Arts from The Ohio State University.
  • Carla provides administrative support to Orientation and First Year Experience programs and initiatives.
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Nicole Craven, Associate Director

  • Nicole earned a BA in English from The Ohio State University and an MA in College Student Personnel from Bowling Green State University.
  • Nicole's areas of responsibility include developing and coordinating University Orientation and office communication and outreach.
 

Eric Jaburek, Assistant Director

  • Eric earned a BA in Political Science from Carthage College and an MS in College Student Personnel from Western Illinois University. 
  • Eric’s areas of responsibility include oversight of the FYE Peer Leader model and managing data collection and analysis to support student retention and persistence. 
 

Jenny Osborn, Associate Director

  • Jenny earned a BS in Psychology from The Ohio State University and an MEd in Higher Education and Student Affairs from the University of South Carolina.
  • Jenny's areas of responsibility include developing and coordinating University Orientation, Land Grant Opportunity Scholars and collaboration with colleagues in academic units.
 

Terondrick Waller, Program Coordinator

  • Terondrick earned a BS in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Southern Mississippi and an MEd in Counseling and Personnel Services from the University of Louisville.
  • Terondrick collaboratively supervises the FYE Peer Leaders and contributes to programs and initiatives geared toward students who would benefit most from support and resources in their first year.
 

Darius Whitaker, Program Coordinator

  • Darius earned his BS in Business Administration and MEd in Higher Education – Student Affairs from the University of Missouri.
  • Darius collaboratively supervises FYE Peer Leaders and contributes to programs and initiatives geared toward students who would benefit most from support and resources in their first year. 
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