Missy Korduner
Missy Korduner
133 Johnston

Missy is from Terryville, Connecticut, and serves as Director for FYE. She works with assessment, strategic planning, budget, staff development, and overall programming initiatives.  Missy earned a BS in Music and a MA in Education (Higher Education/Student Affairs) from the University of Connecticut and a PhD in Human Resource Education from LSU.  She loves running races, playing with her rescue dogs, and spending time with her husband and son.

 Maggi Spurlock
Maggi Spurlock
Senior Program Coordinator
135 Johnston

Maggi is from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and serves as Senior Program Coordinator for FYE. She coordinates Bengal Bound, Bengal Book Group, First Fridays, and Commuter Student Programs and also oversees all marketing and communication for FYE. She is currently serving as interim Veterans & Military Student Services Coordinator. Maggi earned BAs in English and History from LSU. She grew up a Tiger fan and loves having the opportunity to serve the university that meant so much to her as an undergraduate.

Kathryn Knaus 
Kathryn Knaus
Program Coordinator
139 Johnston Hall

Kathryn is from Dayton, Maryland, and serves as Program Coordinator for FYE. She works with Seaux Stressed, Bengals Beyond the Bayou, Taste of Home and STRIPES. Kathryn received a BS in Biochemistry from Elon University and a MEd in College Student Affairs Administration from the UGA.  She enjoys baking sweets and running.

 Alyssa Jacobs

Alyssa Jacobs
Program Coordinator
140 Johnston Hall

Alyssa is from Racine,Wisconsin, and serves as a Program Coordinator for FYE. She works with Transfer Student Programs, Tiger Transition Team and Fall Harvest. Alyssa received a BA in Journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and received her masters in Higher Education Administrative Leadership from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two dogs. 

Sachiko Cleveland

Sachiko Cleveland
Program Director
315 Hatcher Hall

Sachiko works with Veteran & Military Student Services. She received a BA in Sociology from American Military University, and received her MBA in project management from Columbia Southern University. She is a retired Chief Master Sergeant, with more than 23 years of active-duty service. 


 Lexi Verret Lexi Verret
Graduate Assistant
122 Johnston Hall
Lexi is from Lockport, Louisiana, and is the Graduate Assistant for Marketing and Communication in FYE. She oversees all FYE marketing, communication, and graphic design.  She is currently a graduate student in the Flores MBA Program, specializing in marketing analytics. Lexi received a BA in mass communication with a concentration in public relations from LSU Manship School of Mass Communication.




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