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CSA Alumni Contacts

Patrice Abner
Phone: (904) 629-3133
Email: patriceabner@gmail.com
Current Job/Position: Director of Student Inclusion and currently in transition and will start a new position effective July 5th at Jacksonville University.
Information: At this time, due to the transition, Patrice is unsure as to whether or not this department is accepting practicum students. Feel free to call Patrice or send her an email for more information on practicum opportunities as well as job openings.
Alicia Bates
Alicia Bates
Email: aliciabates08@mail.com
Current Job/Position: Student Development Coordinator for Student Activities and First Year Programs at Carnegie Mellon University Qatar in Doha, Qatar.
Information: This Department is not accepting practicum students. However, feel free to reach out to Alicia for any information concerning job opportunities. The university and department are gladly looking out for Nova graduates when job openings appear.
Patricia Beavan
Patricia Beavan
Email: pbeavan@georgiasouthern.edu
Current Job/Position: International Student Coordinator for Georgia Southern University
Information: This department is accepting practicum students. Feel free to contact Patricia for more information, as well as more information on any possible job openings.
David Beliard
Phone: (786) 863-3071
Current Job/Position: Career Advisor at Ross University School of Medicine
Information: This department might possibly take practicum students. However, David must ask his supervisor and the students must have an interest in medical education. There are also a good number of NSU graduates employed at this university, so they are happy to keep NSU graduates in mind when job opportunities show up. Feel free to call David on his cell phone concerning practicum opportunities and any possible job openings.
Michelle Bettes
Michelle Bettes
Email: mb2899@nova.edu
Current Job/Position: Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions at NSU
Information: This department is accepting practicum students. Feel free to contact Michelle for information considering practicum opportunities as well as career opportunities.
Heilit Biehl
Email: Heilit.Biehl@ccd.edu
Current Job/Position: Care Case Manager for students of concern, & Chair of the Behavioral Intervention Team at The Community College of Denver
Information: This department accepts fellow “Sharks” to practicum programs, but they have to be in Colorado. Contact Heilit for more information on practicum opportunities as well as any job openings that might be available.
Kamla Billings
Kamla Billings
Email: kbillings1@valenciacollege.edu
Current Job/Position: Coordinator of Employer Relations at Valencia College
Information: This department is accepting practicum students. Feel free to reach out to Kamla regarding opportunities as well as any possible job openings, as this department is looking for fresh graduates of Nova Southeastern University.
Ashley Buchanan
Email: abuchan6@fau.edu
Current Job/Position: Associate Director, Recruitment and Marketing at Florida Atlantic University
Information: This department is accepting practicum students, and is happy to keep NSU graduates in mind when job openings appear. Feel free to contact Ashley for information on practicum opportunities as well as any job openings.
Jessica Budik
Jessica Budik
Email: Jessica.budik@gmail.com or jbudik@andrew.cmu.edu
Current Job/Position: Associate Director for Career Services at Carnegie Mellon University
Information: This department is “possibly accepting practicum students with the permission of the Director. As for job opportunities, please contact Jessica as she says “definitely stay in touch with me to let you know of openings.”
Lorena Cabrera
Email: Lorena.Cabrera@asu.edu
Current Job/Position: Community Director at Arizona State University
Information: students is, “ My department currently hosts interns through ACUHO-I. I recommend that anyone interested in housing take advantage of ACUHO-I summer internships for their practicum.” Also contact Lorena concerning any job openings or opportunities.
Michelle Zoraida Canales
Email: mcanales@gsu.edu
Current Job/Position: Student Affairs Advisor III-Spotlight Programs Board Advisor at Georgia State University Student Center
Information: This department is open to exploring the idea of practicum opportunities and they usually forward job opportunities when they open up. Feel free to contact Michelle for more information on practicum experiences and job openings.
Travis Checketts
Email: checkettsm@gmail.com
Current Job/Position: Currently works as General Manager for American Campus Communities at Butler University
Information: There is no College Student Affairs practicum experience with this department and position, it is more within corporate office and within the office itself. Only internal practicum available. However, feel free to contact Travis if you are in need of advice or assistance. He is happy to talk to students.
Tim Chin
Tim Chin
Email: timothy.chin@stonybrook.edu
Current Job/Position: Assistant Director for College Housing, Eleanor Roosevelt Quad & Chair of the Student Staff Recruitment and Selection Committee at Stony Brook University
Information: This department is interested in practicum students. Contact Tim for information on practicum opportunities and job opportunities.
Shelby Clinton
Shelby Clinton
Email: clintonr@fau.edu
Current Job/Position: Currently works as Assistant Director, Learning Community Program and SLS (Student Learning Strategies) for Florida Atlantic University
Information: This department is accepting graduate students for practicum experiences and has in the past. Feel free to contact Shelby for more information on practicum opportunities as well as job openings. She is happy to chat with any students who wish to contact her.
Nicholas Colin
Email: nac520@humboldt.edu
Current Job/Position: Coordinator for Orientation, New Student Programs, and Campus Tours at Humboldt State University
Information: This department is accepting practicum students and is “absolutely” interested in NSU graduates for job openings as well. For more information on practicum opportunities and any job openings. Don’t be afraid to call Nicholas or send him an email.
Amy Conlin
Amy Conlin
Email: amy.conlin@humboldt.edu
Current Job/Position: Residence Life Coordinator of Education and Engagement at Humboldt State University
Information: This department is open to practicum students. Feel free to contact Amy for more information on any practicum opportunities, as well as job openings.
Taylor Dahlby
Taylor Dahlby
Email: taylordahlby1024@gmail.com
Current Job/Position: Career Services Manager / University 101 Programs Class Instructor at the University of South Carolina in the Darla Moore School of Business
Information: This department is not accepting practicum students. However, feel free to contact Melissa regarding any possible job opportunities.
Michael Deneus
Michael Deneus
Email: mrmichaeldeneus@gmail.com
Current Job/Position: Coordinator of Student Organizations at Lamar University
Information: This department as well as Lamar University does not have the infrastructure to accept practicum students at this time. However, feel free to contact Michael for any information concerning job openings.
Melissa Forges
Melissa Forges
Email: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mforges/
Current Job/Position: Director of Student Services at Keiser University - Pembroke Pines Campus
Information: This department is not accepting practicum students. However, feel free to contact Melissa regarding any possible job opportunities. Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mforges/
Katie Gittleman
Katie Gittleman
Email: katielg@nova.edu
Current Job/Position: Associate Director of STEM Initiatives and Outreach
Information: This department is accepting practicum students. Please feel free to contact Katie for more information on practicum opportunities and job openings as well.
Brooke Goehring
Brooke Goehring
Phone: (904) 460-8459
Current Job/Position: Campus Director at Nova Southeastern University – Jacksonville Campus
Information: This department is accepting practicum students. Feel free to contact Brooke for information concerning practicum opportunities as well as job openings.
Danielle Goldberg
Email: goldbergd88@gmail.com
Current Job/Position: Currently Facility Director for Alpha Kappa Theta at Northwestern University
Information: This Department may have practicum opportunities, although Danielle would have to ask. Feel free to contact Danielle with anything from practicum opportunities, to job opportunities. She would also be happy to discuss anything else that students may have questions about. She is here to help.
Rhonda Hampton
Rhonda Hampton
Email: rhampton26@ccc.edu
Current Job/Position: College Advisor/ Star Scholarship Advisor for Harry S. Truman College – City Colleges of Chicago
Information: This department is not accepting practicum students, if they live in Chicago and her supervisor must approve. Feel free to contact Rhonda for information on practicum opportunities, as well as job opportunities.
Stephanie Haskell
Stephanie Haskell
Email: Stephanie.m.haskell@gmail.com or shaskell@louisburg.edu
Current Job/Position: Director of Student Engagement at Louisburg College
Information: This department is accepting practicum students. Feel free to contact Stephanie about practicum opportunities with her department and other departments at her university. Also, feel free to contact Stephanie about any job openings as she says they are always looking for NSU grads because, “the program produces wonderful professionals.”
Delia Hernandez-Madrid
Email: Delia@LSU.edu
Information: There is currently no practicum opportunities for this department. However, feel free to contact Delia for other possible internship opportunities for this institution as well as employment opportunities.
Jodi Jabs
Jodi Jabs
Email: jabs2002@hotmail.com
Current Job/Position: Transitioned from Lenoir-Rhyne University as the Director of Student Activities to working at Alpha Sigma Alpha National Headquarters as the Collegiate Recruitment Coordinator.
Information: This department is not accepting practicum students. Nor, can Jodi be contacted for information concerning job opportunities. However, feel free to contact Jodi for advice, or any information about her new job.
Stephan Jean-Lewis
Email: Stephan.jean-lewis@wsu.edu
Current Job/Position: Works currently as Student Conduct Officer for Washington State University
Information: Currently for this area there are only GA positions, but no practicum opportunities. If students are interested, feel free to contact Stephan and he will ask about those opportunities.
Andrew Johnson
Andrew Johnson
Phone: (706) 344-2419
Current Job/Position: Director for Operations and Outreach Housing and Residential Education at the University of South Florida
Information: This department is accepting practicum students. Feel free to contact Andrew for more information concerning practicum opportunities. Also, contact Andrew for any information on job openings as he says he is always on the lookout for applicants graduating from this program at NSU, because he knows the rigorous process it entails.
Benn Johnson
Benn Johnson
Email: mrbennjohnson@gmail.com
Current Job/Position: Currently working as Judicial Director at Howard University in Washington, D.C.
Information: There are currently no practicum opportunities available. However, students are welcome to reach out to Benn for advice and support.
Craig Johnson
Craig Johnson
Email: john1803@purdue.edu
Current Job/Position: Assistant Director of Orientation Programs at Purdue University
Information: This department may have practicum opportunities; however, there are NODA Interns that work with this department in the summer, so they would have to go through that process. There may be opportunities with other offices within our department, depending on the year, so feel free to contact Craig for more information and any questions. Also, feel free to contact Craig about any information concerning job openings as well.
Diane Klein
Email: kdiane@nova.edu
Current Job/Position: Currently works as the Associate Director of Career Development at Nova Southeastern University
Information: This department has and is continuing to seek Nova students for practicum experiences. Feel free to contact Diane about these opportunities as well as any job opening inquiries.
Molly Kresl
Email: mjk360@humboldt.edu
Current Job/Position: Clubs and Activities Coordinator for Humboldt State University in Northern California
Information: This department may eventually be accepting practicum students, however at the moment they are not. Feel free to contact Molly about any job opportunities and stay tuned to the CSSA Facebook page as there are announcements of job openings there.
William Lacaya
Email: Lacavabill@gmail.com
Current Job/Position: Currently works as Residential Life Coordinator for The University of Dallas, Texas
Information: This department is accepting practicum students as well as ACUHOI internships. Feel free to contact William for further information on job opportunities and practicum opportunities.
Hannah Link
Hannah Link
Email: HLink@lynn.edu
Current Job/Position: Assistant Director for Housing and Residential Life at Lynn University
Information: This Department is accepting practicum students; Hannah is also willing to reach out to other departments to see if practicum experience is available. Feel free to contact Hannah in regards to practicum opportunities as well as job openings.
Emilio Lorenzo
Emilio Lorenzo
Email: el541@nova.edu
Current Job/Position: Assistant Director for Career Advisement at Nova Southeastern University
Information: This department is accepting practicum students, although it depends on what is going on for that semester. Feel free to contact Emilio about practicum opportunities and job openings.
Gina Mercanti
Gina Mercanti
Email: gmercanti28@gmail.com
Current Job/Position: Currently works as Assistant Director for First Year and Transfer Advising, Academic Success Center at Jefferson University, East Falls Campus in Philadelphia, PA.
Information: Gina is unsure of whether or not this department is accepting practicum students, so she would have to ask. Feel free to reach out to Gina for more information on practicum experiences as well as job opportunities.
Zaibis Munoz
Email: zaibismunoz@gmail.com
Current Job/Position: Residential Director at New York Institute of Technology in New Wesbarry
Information: Practicum students are welcome and are being accepted, as well as NODA internship opportunities. Feel free to contact Zaibis for further information on job opportunities and practicum opportunities.
Antoinette Murray
Email: antoinette.amurray@gmail.com
Current Job/Position: Currently a Residential Director at Bowie State in Maryland
Information: This department is gladly accepting practicum students. However, there have not been any Nova students yet, but they are certainly welcome.
Ronald Padron
Ronald Padron
Email: rapadron@umd.edu
Current Job/Position: Currently works as an Academic Advisor at the School of Public Health within the University of Maryland in College Park
Information: This department is open to practicum students. Feel free to contact Ronald for more information on practicum opportunities as well as job openings.
Ujash Patel
Email: ujash@ku.edu
Current Job/Position: Head of Admissions for the Honors College at the University of Kansas (KU)
Information: This department is potentially accepting practicum students; however, Ujash must check with his director. Feel free to email Ujash at any time for more information on practicum opportunities as well as job openings. He is happy to share further experiences and advice to young professionals.
Kristin Pearsons
Phone: (301) 357-6898
Current Job/Position: No longer in student affairs, now works as a social worker for a law firm and oversees trust accounts.
Tricia Realbuto
Email: trealbuto@johncabot.edu
Current Job/Position: Assistant Director of US Operations at John Cabot University, Rome, Italy
Information: This department is not accepting practicum students. However, feel free to contact Tricia about job opportunities and openings. While, she is not not sure it is the right fit for many students coming out of the CSA program this could be a great opportunity for anyone with a passion for international affairs.
Jennifer Revezzo
Email: jdrevezzo@gmail.com
Current Job/Position: Project Manager in ITT technical company in South FL
Information: Feel free to connect with Jennifer by emailing her. She is happy to be a mentor to any incoming CSA students or to anyone who is a part of the college student affairs community, especially, since she is local.
Hernan Rico
Email: hrico63@gmail.com
Current Job/Position: Working in the Residential Life at Humboldt State University
Information: This department may be accepting graduate students. However, Hernan does not know for sure, but would be happy to ask. Therefore, he encourages new CSA’s to email him and he would be happy to connect with them and give them more information on practicum experience possibilities as well any job openings.
Kenrick Roberts, Esq.
Kenrick Roberts, Esq.
Email: kenrick.roberts@gmail.com
Current Job/Position: Currently works as an Associate Attorney with Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby, LLP
Sean Ryan
Email: Emailseanryan251@gmail.com
Current Job/Position: Currently works as the Associate Director of Fraternity Life and Experiential Leadership Education
Information: This Department is currently accepting practicum students. Feel free to contact Sean Ryan for more information on these opportunities and other opportunities as well.
Wafia Sayfalnasr
Email: wafiasayf@gmail.com
Current Job/Position: Coordinator at the Community College of Vilencia
Information: She does not know if her department is specifically in need or accepting practicum students. However, she knows that other departments are and would be happy to assist anyone in need of a practicum site. Please feel free to email Wafia for more information on practicum opportunities as well as any job openings.
Stephen Staik
Phone: (941) 350-7666
Current Job/Position: Homeland Security as a data analyst
Information: Although Stephen is no longer in the field, he encourages students in the CSA program to contact him. He is happy to share experiences and advice to anyone who asks.
Julianne Stephens
Email: julies287@yahoo.com
Information: Julianne has not received a position as of 8/1/2017. However, she encourages any young and developing professionals in the program to reach out to her if they need anything.
Christopher Thornton
Christopher Thornton
Phone: (813) 334-0570
Current Job/Position: Currently works in Residential Life at Frostburg State University
Information: This department is not accepting practicum students. However, feel free to contact Christopher for employment opportunities or simply for advice or support.
Samantha Townsend
Samantha Townsend
Email: st857@nova.edu
Current Job/Position: Currently works as Area Coordinator for Founders, Farquar, Vettel and the Cultural Living Center. She is also the Retention Specialist for DOSA COUS at Nova Southeastern University
Information: This department is accepting practicum students, so feel free to contact Samantha concerning these opportunities and others. She would also be happy to discuss anything from providing support to further experiences.
Jennifer Vogel
Jennifer Vogel
Email: jenvogel88@gmail.com
Current Job/Position: Currently works at Harold Washington College, which is part of City Colleges of Chicago as a College Advisor in the Academic Advising Office
Information: This department is possibly open to practicum students, but Jennifer would have to ask. Feel free to reach out to Jennifer for more information on practicum opportunities as well as job openings.
Aeryel Williams
Aeryel Williams
Email: Aeryelw@gmail.com
Current Job/Position: Ph. D. Student at LSU, working as a graduate assistant in housing
Information: Since Aeryel works as a graduate assistant while she finishes her Ph.D., she cannot answer if any departments are accepting practicum students; however, she is happy to discuss her experiences at NSU with fellow sharks, as well as share any advice. She encourages students to reach out to her.
Stephanie J. Womack
Stephanie J. Womack
Email: swomack@daltonstate.edu
Current Job/Position: Assistant Director of Career and Professional Development
Information: This department has accepted practicum students in the past and would be happy to do it again. Contact Stephanie W. for information concerning practicum opportunities as well as job openings as they just higher an NSU grad and would be happy to higher more.
Jim Wood
Jim Wood
Email: woodjame@nova.edu
Current Job/Position: Currently works at Nova Southeastern University with the Huizenga College of Business
Information: This department is always looking for practicum students. Feel free to contact Jim for further information on practicum opportunities as well as employment opportunities.
Karen Zuniga
Karen Zuniga
Email: kzuniga@fordham.edu or zunigakaren9@gmail.com
Current Job/Position: Resident Director within the Office of Residential Life at Fordham University
Information: This department is not accepting practicum students at this time however they do higher over the summer through ACUHO-I. The department does keep an eye out for NSU graduates when job opportunities arise. Feel free to contact Karen and ask her about summer job experience as well as any job opportunities that might be opened.
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