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New Student Orientation Staff at Rose Hill

New Student Orientation Staff

Orientation Coordinators

The Rose Hill Orientation Coordinators are undergraduate student leaders, who are tasked with developing Orientation Programs and training a team of over 200 Orientation Captains, Leaders, and Assistants. They play a critical role in the support of new students and families. The Orientation Coordinator position is a year-long paid internship at Fordham that will expose students to a variety of areas including leadership training and development, event planning, personnel management, marketing and communications, budget administration, and much more.

Orientation Coordinator for Marketing and Communications

Zach Abu-Orf, FCRH '22

Orientation Coordinator for Logistics and Operations

K.D. Spencer Roman, Gabelli '23

Orientation Coordinators for Training and Staff Development

Shannon Baurkot, FCRH '23

Kristen Ronan, FCRH '22

Cody Arcuri

Assistant Dean for Student Involvement
Cody Arcuri joined the Office for Student Involvement in July of 2012. Prior to working at Fordham University, Cody was a Graduate Intern at Western Connecticut State University. 

Tom Balestracci

Associate Director for Student Formation
Tom Balestracci serves as the Associate Director for Student Formation in the Office for Student Involvement. Tom works with various transition programs including New Student Orientation, First Year Formation seminars, and Senior programs. He previously worked at Southern New Hampshire University in Student Involvement. Tom obtained his Master's Degree in College Student Personnel from the University of Rhode Island and his Bachelor's Degree in Sport & Leisure Management from Eastern Connecticut State University.