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Meet AOMA's faculty and staff: Nicole Rivera

Posted by Sarah Bentley on Wed, Aug 14, 2013 @ 01:20 PM

Each month we will be featuring fun information about a faculty and/or staff member to introduce the wonderful community of people behind AOMA's graduate program!

nicole rivera roundThis week, we'll introduce you to Nicole Rivera, Financial Services Administrator, who works with applicants and current students to answer their questions about financial aid.

Where are you from?

"I'm a native of Austin!"

 List 3 hobbies/ activities you enjoy:

"Having fun with my kids- we do a LOT! I also like to watch documentaries and to go hiking."

 What's the best thing about working at AOMA?

"All of the interesting people with very different backgrounds we get to meet."

 What's your favorite/ most memorable 'AOMA moment'?

"The BIG move!"

 What's your favorite thing about Austin?

"All of the really wacky festivals that happen each year!"


To learn more about AOMA's financial aid office, please explore our website at www.aoma.edu/financial-aid/.


Remember to check-back soon to meet someone new!

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Meet AOMA's faculty and staff: Jillian Kelble

Posted by Sarah Bentley on Thu, Jun 06, 2013 @ 01:15 PM

Each month we will be featuring fun information about a faculty and/or staff member to introduce the wonderful community of people behind AOMA’s graduate program!

jillian kelble roundThis month, we’re happy to introduce Jillian Kelble, Admissions Coordinator, who works with prospective students and applicants in the Admissions Office.

 

Where are you from?

“Short answer is California but I was born in Virginia, then moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico and then Southern California, then Northern California and now Texas!”

 List 3 hobbies/ activities you enjoy:

 “I love rock climbing, yoga and hiking with my dog and husband”

 What’s the best thing about working at AOMA?

 “The positive, supportive and community-centered environment. ”

 What’s your favorite/most memorable ‘AOMA moment’?

“Welcoming all of the new students each term and getting to meet everyone that I had been working with over the previous months.”

 What’s your favorite thing about Austin?

“The abundance of live music, outdoor adventure and like-minded people.”

Favorite Website?

“It depends on the subject. In regards to Austin events, I would say www.Austin360.com


To learn more about the AOMA Admissions Office, log on to www.aoma.edu/prospective-students/admissions/.

Remember to check back regularly to meet someone new!

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Meet AOMA's faculty and staff: Julia Aziz

Posted by Sarah Bentley on Fri, Dec 07, 2012 @ 01:12 PM

Each month we will be featuring fun information about a faculty and/or staff member to introduce the wonderful community of people behind AOMA’s graduate program!Julia Aziz Director of Student & Career Services

This month, we’re happy to introduce Julie Aziz, Director of Student & Career Services, who works with current students and alumni.


Where are you from?

“I was born in NYC, but grew up mostly in upstate New York outside of Albany.”

 List 3 hobbies/ activities you enjoy:

“Dancing, hiking and reading.”

 What’s the best thing about working at AOMA?

“The great people, and contributing to such a fascinating and important field.”

 What’s your favorite/most memorable ‘AOMA moment’?

“One of my favorite moments was listening to a presentation about integrative medicine in cancer treatment—it was very inspiring!"

 What’s your favorite thing about Austin?

“The easy-going nature of the people.”

Favorite Website?

“I’m not a big web surfer- I spend enough time on facebook as is!”

To learn more about the AOMA's career resources, log on to https://aoma.edu/students-alumni/alumni/career-resources?/alumni/career-resources.

 

Remember to check back next month to meet someone new!

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Topics: career services, staff spotlight

Meet AOMA's faculty and staff: Robert Laguna, LAc

Posted by Sarah Bentley on Thu, Jun 07, 2012 @ 01:18 PM

Each month we will be featuring fun information about a faculty and/or staff member to introduce the wonderful community of people behind AOMA's graduate program!

robert laguna roundThis month, we're happy to introduce Robert Laguna, L.Ac., Dean of Students! In addition to being an academic and transfer advisor, Robert also teaches Clinic Theater, is a supervisor in the AOMA student clinic and oversees the tutoring program for students

Where are you from?

"Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico"

 List 3 hobbies/ activities you enjoy:

"Playing music, conducting the Austin Civic Wind Ensemble, and composing/ arranging music!"

 What's the best thing about teaching/working at AOMA?

 "The camraderie amongst the staff and students; it's a real family atmosphere."

 What's your favorite/most memorable 'AOMA moment'?

"When I graduated from the master's degree program here!"

 What's your favorite thing about Austin?

"The climate- I like that the winters aren't too cold."

Favorite Website?

"Austin Wonder Brass - www.austinwonderbrass.com  and the Austin Civic Wind Ensemble's site - www.acwe.org."


To learn more about Robert's background and role at AOMA,  log on to https://aoma.edu/students-alumni/academic-support/academic-advising/.


 Remember to check back soon to meet someone new!

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Topics: faculty spotlight, alumni, acupuncture school, student services, staff spotlight

Meet AOMA's faculty and staff: Justine Meccio

Posted by Sarah Bentley on Thu, Apr 05, 2012 @ 01:27 PM

Each month we will be featuring fun information about a faculty and/or staff member to introduce the wonderful community of people behind AOMA's graduate program!

justine meccio roundThis week we are pleased to introduce Justine Meccio, Director of Admissions, who works with prospective students and applicants in the Admissions Office:


Where are you from?

"New York State! "

List 3 hobbies/ activities you enjoy:

"Drawing, making jewelry, and hiking."

What's your favorite/ most memorable 'AOMA moment'?

"I really enjoy New Student Orientation each term since it's exciting to see all of the folks we've worked with throughout the application process come together to start their journies. It's very rewarding to see how enthusiastic new students are to start classes."

What's the best thing about working at AOMA?

"Definitely the positivity that exists on campus! It's really nice to feel that everyone- students, faculty, and staff- all enjoy being here and being a part of AOMA."

What's your favorite thing about living in Austin?

"I love that I can hike on the greenbelt, swim in Barton Springs within sight of downtown, grab a delicious meal, and see a great band... all in one day!"

What's your favorite website?

"austinchronicle.com - they always know what's up!"


To learn more about the AOMA Admissions Office, log on to www.aoma.edu/prospective-students/admissions/.

Remember to check back regularly to meet someone new!

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Topics: acupuncture school, student services, staff spotlight, admissions

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