As an Assistant Director of Advising, Amanda (she/her) is responsible for advising a portion of the undergraduate students in the Pamplin College of Business and serves on the advising leadership team by supervising a team of academic advisors.
Having spent most of her educational career near the Blue Ridge Mountains, Amanda finds living and working in the Blacksburg area both exciting and peaceful.
Since graduating from Mars Hill College in 2010, Amanda has had the pleasure of working with college students in a variety of settings, including through career and major exploration, teaching, student engagement, interfaith/worldview initiatives, and multicultural development. She earned a B.A. in Psychology from Mars Hill, an M.A. in College Student Development from Appalachian State University, and a Ph.D. in Higher Education and a College Teaching Certificate from William & Mary.
Outside of work, Amanda enjoys do-it-yourself projects around the house, getting outdoors, attending local events with her partner, and watching college football. For fueling her introversion, she likes beach trips, reading, playing video games, and streaming all the shows! P.S., what’s on your watch list?