Title: Assistant Director for Resources
Callyn leads the development and revisions of curricular and faculty support resources, including the Faculty Resource Manual and SharePoint intranet. She manages the creation of the Transitions textbook and serves as the primary contact with campus partners to ensure all information and materials are accurate and engaging. Callyn also assists with faculty development initiatives and provides support to UNIV instructors.
Callyn teaches UNIV 101: The Student in the University and EDLP 520: The Teacher as Manager.
Callyn has previously worked in the USC Visitor Center and at the University of Mississippi with Ole Miss Orientation. In both roles, Callyn educated new and prospective students on the many opportunities available in higher education and trained student leaders who support first-year students’ transitions to college.
Master of Arts- Higher Education and Student Personnel, 2019
University of Mississippi
Bachelor of Science - Middle Level Education, 2017
University of South Carolina
Feedback Matters: Building Reports in Slate to Improve the Campus Visit Experience, Collegiate Information & Visitor Services Association Annual Conference (June 2022; Co-presented with Rebecca Johnson and Alyssa Cannella).
Leading with Emotional Intelligence, National Association for Orientation, Transition & Retention Region VI Conference (March 2020; Co-presented with Martin Fisher).
The Enneagram: A Tool for Self-Discovery, National Association for Orientation, Transition & Retention Region VI Conference (March 2020; Co-presented with Asia Harden).
Finding the Taylor Swift in your Orientation Students, National Association for Orientation Transition, & Retention Annual Conference (October 2019; Co-presented with Cade Slaughter).