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Contact Orientation, Transition & Retention Main Office: 202-885-3303

Karyn Cassella Director, New Student and Family Programs Orientation, Transition and Retention

As the Director for New Student and Family Programs in the Office of Campus Life, Karyn and the team support the successful onboarding of our new undergraduate Eagles and supports their families throu

Amanda Dowd Adjunct Instructor Orientation, Transition and Retention

Amanda Dowd (she/her/hers) is a two-time graduate of The University of South Florida having earned a B.A. in Humanities and an M.L.A. in Humanities and Film Studies. Currently she serves as an Instruc

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