Amanda earned a Ph.D. in Higher Education from Indiana University-Bloomington. She also holds a M.A.in College Student Personnel from the University of Maryland-College Park and a B.A. in Journalism from The Ohio State University.
Amanda loves to garden and spends most daylight hours in her yard during the summer. She adores her two daughters and enjoys spending time with her partner. Her nickname in college was “Nisky.”
Best piece of advice for students exploring majors
The best way to select a major is to know yourself and what’s important to you. And understanding yourself takes time and effort; it’s a journey that is exciting, challenging, and sometimes uncomfortable, but totally worth it. Remember, this is one decision of many you will make as you figure out how you want to make a difference in your corner of the world.