Meet the Staff

USC Orientation Programs

Meet the Staff

Meet the Staff

USC Orientation Programs is responsible for ensuring a strong and solid transition for all new students to the university community. The leadership team in Orientation Programs consists of professional/full-time staff members, graduate student assistants, and undergraduate students who have previous experience with Orientation. In addition, we have undergraduate students who serve as Orientation Advisors, Orientation Leaders, and New Student Consultants who help facilitate our programs and services for new students. 

 
Nahid Razavi  
Assistant Dean
Student Development Programs

Lisa Starr
Director
 
Melissa Turk 
Associate Director
 
Christopher Ortega 
Assistant Director

Tim Khuu
Graduate Assistant

Susan Huynh
Graduate Assistant
   

Cole Jones
Orientation Coordinator

Elizabeth Mitchell
Orientation Coordinator

Matt Ramirez
Orientation Coordinator
 

Irvin Jerez
Orientation Coordinator

Choon Siong Tan
Orientation Coordinator
   
Orientation Advisors

Ariana Aboulafia

Andrew Aguirre

Caroline Cannan

Andy Chau

Kurt Clements

Ariel Colon

Dave Diaz

Grace Dickerson

Ilya Dubinski

Marissa Ellsworth

Arnav Garg

Dan Graham

Krisha Jain

Matt Keibler

Skye Kriger

Jenn Kuan

Kristen Lago

Jess Lai

Christina Le

Megan Lee

Alex Lewis

Alex Martinez

Jorge Molina

Ryan Nowak-Crawford

Christine Oak

Coral Palmon

Winnie Quan

Emily Schechter

Shiyu Shi

Reegan Smyth

Manny Soriano

Marissa Steel

Amy Suto


Tammy Tarng


Aly Tsui

Shinnie Tu

Sabrina Wang

Stephen Wood

Liwei Xu