Coordinating Staff


The coordinators' main responsibilities include:

  • Working with the coordinating staff, assistant director of First Year and Transition Programs and the assistant dean of students to create a cohesive orientation team
  • Provide oversight, support and guidance to the assistant coordinator and orientation leader staff
  • Serve as a role model for proper facilitation and communication techniques

Jeff Hahn

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  • Year: Senior
  • Hometown: Fort Myers, FL
  • Major: Political Science
  • Minor: Family Business
  • Tip for incoming students: Embrace every opportunity thrown your way. Positive or negative they will lead to the best outcome possible and new experiences.

Kendal Diehl

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  • Year: Senior
  • Hometown: Brentwood, TN
  • Major: Psychology
  • Minor: Communication and Media Studies
  • Why I love Stetson University: Stetson is not just a school, it is a community. I always feel at home when I am on campus and I know that professors are interested in seeing me succeed.

Assistant Coordinators

The assistant coordinators' main responsibilities include:

  • Developing, creating and implementing intentional ongoing experiences for first-year students, including the creation of the FOCUS orientation schedule of events
  • Aid in the creation of a comprehensive, intentional training schedule including the development of a team of orientation leaders

Alexa Fortuna

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  • Year: Junior
  • Hometown: Wellington, FL
  • Major: Political Science and History
  • Tip to incoming students: Try everything. Let Stetson guide you to learn, grow and make these four years remarkably unforgettable.

Christina Gerecke

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  • Year: Senior
  • Hometown: Tampa, FL
  • Major: Business Systems and Analytics
  • Why I love Stetson University: The immense sense of community and the vast amount of academic plus extracurricular opportunities. I could not have imagined spending my time in college anywhere else.

Fatima Ramis

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  • Year: Senior
  • Hometown: Miami, FL
  • Major: Biology and Political Science
  • Why I love Stetson University: It has allowed me to explore my interests and find my passion.

Gregory Dworkin

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  • Year: Senior
  • Hometown: Allendale, NJ
  • Major: Marketing
  • Minor: Business System Analysis
  • Why I love Stetson University: Stetson has made me grow more than I could have ever imagined. It paved the way to open me up to new ideas and experiences.

Kevin Schoeppler

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  • Year: Junior
  • Hometown: Ocoee, FL
  • Major: Finance
  • Tip to incoming students: Try everything. If you really want your Stetson story to be complete, you have to step outside your comfort zone.

Megan Schweizer

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  • Year: Senior
  • Hometown: DeLand,FL
  • Major: International Business
  • Minor: Spanish
  • Why I love Stetson University: Everyone at Stetson is unique which contributes to the amazing and diverse atmosphere here.

Sean Peniston

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Year: Junior

Hometown: Jamison, PA

Major: Economics

Minor: Finance and Math

Tip to incoming students: Be yourself. No matter who you are, you will find someone with similar interests and create friendships that will last a lifetime.