Cynthia Ellis

Peddrew-Yates Area, Area Office Manager

Cyndie serves as Area Office Manager for the Peddrew-Yates area which includes Campbell Halls, Eggleston Halls, Payne, Pritchard, New Residence Hall East, and the Corps of Cadets residence halls. She also provides budgetary support for the Innovate, THRIVE, SERVE and RLC living-learning communities. She first began her training as an Administrative Specialist in the United States Marine Corps and has continued her education with online classes through Lord Fairfax Community College, Blue Ridge Community College, and New River Community College. Prior to serving as the Area Office Manager, she served as the Office Specialist for Housekeeping in Housing and Residence Life. 

Cyndie loves administrative work because an administrative professional works behind the scenes to keep the office running smoothly. The technology employed by an administrative professional is always changing and can be challenging. Cyndie enjoys working with the student staff and watching the students become more confident in themselves with each passing semester. She uses each of her strengths in her position. When a task is given to Cyndie, she wants to dive in and get it completed to the best of her ability. 

Cyndie encourages people to always go for their dreams. She said, “People can achieve anything they want to achieve. They just have to believe in themselves and they can achieve their goals, work hard, and know that the sky is not the limit to their successes… it’s only the beginning. You can go as far as you desire to go.” 

Input – Restorative – Learner – Belief – Responsibility 

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