Friday, December 17, 2010

Member Spotlight: Esmer Bedia

Hometown: Chicago, IL
College(s) Attended: Texas A&M International (Undergrad) and Texas A&M (Grad
Degree(s) earned: B.A. in Psychology (Undergrad) and M.S. in Education Administration (Grad)
Title:  Orientation Coordinator in New Student Services -- Office of the Dean of Students
What are your hobbies? Reading, friends, food, TV, Pop Culture
What was your favorite childhood toy? My teddy bear
What is your current position at UT? As an Orientation Coordinator in New Student Services I work with the Orientation Team to plan summer and pre-semester orientation.  A huge portion of the spring semester is spent working with the new and returning Summer Orientation Advisors to get them ready for the summer.
Have you had any jobs prior to your current job at UT? NSS is my first full time job!

What is the most challenging aspect of your current job? Having our amazing students graduate. That's the one thing they never taught us in grad school, dealing with students graduating!
Tell us about one of your success stories that happened in your currently position (regarding a student, a co-worker, a project, etc.). The fact that I get to work with amazing students and an incredible team is a very rewarding gift!

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