Honors Residential Commons SLC
Amanda serves as Student Life Coordinator for the Honors Residential Commons (HRC) at East Ambler Johnston where she works directly with the Honors College as well as the HRC’s live-in Faculty Principal. Prior to coming to Virginia Tech, Amanda attended Saint Louis University in St. Louis, MO, where she earned her B.S. in Emergency Management. Amanda subsequently became a Hokie and received her M.A.Ed. in Higher Education and Student Affairs from Virginia Tech. She enjoyed her time here so much that she elected to stay post-graduation. The Virginia Tech community has become a second family for Amanda, and she couldn’t imagine being anywhere else.
Before joining the HRC in January 2016, Amanda served as Assistant Student Life Coordinator for the Residential College at West Ambler Johnston. She values working in the residential college environment because of the connections it allows students to make both intellectually and interpersonally. Amanda is inspired by the extraordinary academic and personal motivation of students, faculty, and staff within the HRC to cultivate a community of learners who continually encouraging each other to seek greater understanding of themselves, others, and the world around them. As a result, her favorite Aspiration is Pursue Self-Understanding and Integrity.
In her spare time, Amanda enjoys swimming, crafting, baking, exploring the outdoors, and spending time with friends and family.
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