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Summary

Classically-educated, high-achieving interdisciplinary student synthesizes behavioral economics with his passion for student affairs engagement to create a vision for his research and professional experience in student development programs.

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Work History

Aug 2016Present

Student Activities Auxiliary, Program Assistant

Syracuse University

Under a select graduate assistantship within the Higher Education program, I am directly-applying elements of administrative decision-making, organizational consultation, and student instruction that are relayed from the graduate classroom to my position in the Office of Student Activities.

Aug 2014Dec 2015

SAT Course Instructor, Curriculum Developer

More Than A Teacher

Utilizing a combination of More Than A Teacher's (MTAT) unique platform and my own experience as a National Merit Scholar and SAT tutor, I taught six-week courses to high school students and tracked their quantitative progress to maximize their scores and access to college scholarships.

Jan 2015May 2016

Founder, President

The Whatever (Student Experience)

The Whatever is an official chartered organization within Baylor University. Its mission statement is "to help students learn to love life by connecting with others, providing fun and exciting adventures, and empowering them with the tools to encourage others and change the student culture at Baylor University." Representing the culmination of my experience and passion in the student experience, The Whatever is a fun, accessible, and decidedly-accepting movement that is deceptively-deliberative in its application of leadership principles, educational psychology, and microeconomics in helping student find their home at Baylor University.

Apr 2013Aug 2015

Orientation Leader, Student Counselor

Baylor New Student Programs

As a counselor, I oversaw the transition of hundreds of incoming Baylor Honors College freshmen into the lifestyle and traditions that comprise the Baylor experience. I facilitated activities, led small groups of 10-14 in discussions and goal-setting, and demonstrated Baylor virtues to help acclimate students into their new environment.

Jun 2014Aug 2014

Web Marketer, Promotional Specialist

SmartDog Services

My responsibilities included managing the online social presence of Smartdog Services, communicating complex consulting ideas in bite-sized video and audio formats, and creating promotional material to spread information about the corporation.

Education

Aug 2016May 2018

Master of Science (M.S.), Higher Education and Administration

Syracuse University

Learning and preparing among experts in various fields to be active participants in the enhancement of learning, development, and achievement of all college students. Utilized a partnership between the classroom and on-site work in Student Activities to become an effective higher education professional across institutional types.

Aug 2012May 2016

Bachelor of Business Administration

Baylor University - Business Fellows Program

Part of Baylor's 7th select cohort of gifted business students to receive this interdisciplinary degree. The Business Fellows program allows its students to study all nine business fields (Marketing, Finance, Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Economics, Management, Information Systems, Business Law, Business Calculus) while integrating their studies into their fields of passion or personal research. Includes a Senior Thesis.

Awards And Accolades

  • Certificate of Distinction, Baylor Honors College
  • Certificate of Distinction, Baylor Interdisciplinary Core
  • Honors Senior Thesis, Researching Gamification in Higher Education
  • McLane Scholar, Baylor Free-Enterprise Cohort of Accomplished Intellectuals
  • Omicron Delta Epsilon, International Economics Honor Society
  • Omicron Delta Kappa, National Leadership Honor Society
  • Regents' Gold Scholarship, Baylor University
  • National Merit Scholar, NMSQT
  • Valedictorian, Veritas Academy Classical School

Portfolio

A small sample of items displaying my experience in student affairs and college mentorship programs. Click here to access the live CV with this content.