Reece Painter

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Reece Painter, M.S.
Program Coordinator
rpainter-payne@fairfield.edu
(203)254-4000 ext. 2361

Strengths:
Activator, Futuristic, Command, Ideation, Strategic

Educational Background:
M.S., Counseling & Student Development in Higher Education, central Connecticut State University
B.A. English and Literature, Eastern Connecticut State University
Eastern Connecticut State University Study Abroad Program, Ghana

Areas of Focus:
Student Programs
International Graduate Student Support
New Student Orientation

Teaching:
FYE 101, First Year Experiment

Presentations:

  • Betwixt and Between: Understanding First-Generation College Student Cultural Transition, NASPA, Fall 2014
  • Navigating Careers in Student Affairs, Eastern Connecticut State University, Fall, 2013
  • Privileges and Perceptions, Eastern Connecticut State University, 2012-201

Committees:
Program Review Committee, Fairfield University

Professional Organizations:
ACUI
NASPA
NACA

Hobbies:
Reading, Tennis, Motorcycle Rides

Favorite TV Show:
Dawson's Creek

Favorite Movie:
Forrest Gump (and anything with Tom Hanks)

Favorite Book:
The Wandress by Roman Payne, and anything by Jhumpa Lahiri

Favorite Thing about Fairfield U:
The sense of community.

Favorite Quotes:
"Always belive that something wonderful is about to happen." - Unknown

Advice for Students:
Take calculated risks, become a lifelong learner, strive for empathy, and always try your hardest.