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Nomani Satuala

NOMANI SATUALA
DIRECTOR


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ABOUT NOMANI

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Nomani serves as the Director of Orientation & Transition. He has worked across both the Division of Academic Affairs and the Division of Student Affairs to help programs, policies, and new initiatives to better serve students and their families. Before starting in our office, he worked for Utah College Advising Corps and Granite Peaks Adult Education in assisting  students with their transition to higher education. At the University of Utah, Nomani has also worked for TRiO and Housing Residential & Education departments. Nomani has a strong passion for access to higher education and social justice. Nomani completed his master's degree in the Educational Leadership & Policy program as well as his bachelor's degree at the University of Utah.

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CARA BLACK
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR


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NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION, ORIENTATION LEADERS, ASSESSMENT

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Cara serves as the Assistant Director of New Student Orientation in the Office of Orientation and Transition. Prior to joining our team, she worked as an academic advisor at Oklahoma State University. Cara received both her B.S. in Athletic Training and her M.S. in College Student Development from Oklahoma State University. Creating a warm and inclusive environment for new students is a passion of Cara’s, and she is excited to welcome new students to the U!

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PAUL FISK
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR


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FIRST-YEAR AND TRANSFER PROGRAMS

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Paul serves as an Assistant Director for the Office of Orientation and Transition. He completed his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Central Florida in Liberal/Interdisciplinary Studies. He also completed his Masters and PhD from the University of Utah’s Department of Education, Culture and Society. Before working in our office, he advised transfer students, the Asian American Student Association (AASA), and co-advised the Crimson Transfer Honor Society (CTHS) while in the Center for Ethnic Student Affairs (CESA) at the University of Utah. He is excited to work with Campus Life Mentors, Crimson Mentors, and CTHS in the office. Paul is passionate about supporting a smooth transition to the University of Utah and student success.

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WILMA HO
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT


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OFFICE MANAGER, OFFICE ASSISTANTS

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Wilma serves an Administrative Assistant for the Office of Orientation & Transition. In her undergraduate career at Brigham Young University-Idaho, Wilma completed her Bachelor of Science in Professional Skills, with a minor in Mathematics Science, and earned a certificate on Administrative Assistant. Additionally, Wilma worked as a proctor and Assistant to the OC for the BYU-I Testing Center. Wilma is looking forward to pursuing higher education soon in the future. She is excited to welcome and serve new students to the U.

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ABBY MOLZER
GRADUATE ASSISTANT


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FIRST-YEAR AND TRANSFER PROGRAMS

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Abby serves as the Graduate Assistant for the Office of Orientation & Transition working with Campus Life Mentors, Crimson Mentors, and Transfer Programs. She graduated from Kansas State University in May of 2020 with a degree in Anthropology and a minor in Leadership Studies with a Nonprofit Emphasis. Throughout her undergraduate experience, she was heavily involved in the University Honors Program, a Class Leader for the Introduction to Leadership Concepts class, and conducted a variety of social science research. Outside of the classroom, Abby spends much of her time traveling. She is currently pursuing her Master’s in Educational Leadership and Policy at the University of Utah and looks forward to working within Student Affairs and Development.

 

 

 

Last Updated: 9/30/21