The staff who make orientation happen includes:

The professional staff and student orientation coordinators will be on campus all summer preparing for the arrival of the Class of 2023.

2019 Orientation Coordinators

DanielDaniel Glynn 2020

Coordinator for Co-Curricular Programs and Major Events

Daniel is a rising senior from Wilton, Connecticut majoring in English with minors in Music and Economics. On campus, he is a member of Tufts' student-led musical theater group Torn Ticket II and is a campus tour guide. He's also performed in Tufts Opera Ensemble and Tufts Dance Collective. This summer he is returning from studying abroad in Madrid and is excited to welcome the Class of 2023 to our campus!

DanielaDaniela Pozos Nicolau 2021

Coordinator for Academic Programming and Leadership

Daniela is a rising junior double-majoring in Education and Child Studies/Human Development. She grew up in Texas and has found a second home in her first-gen community at Tufts. Daniela is part of e-board for United for Immigrant Justice (UIJ) and part of the only Latin dance team on campus, Encendido. In her spare time she explores Boston and is on the hunt for the best Latin food in the area, make sure to ask her for some recs!


Trenton Manns 2019

Coordinator for Communications and Social Media

Trenton is originally from Michigan, but sees many different places as home. He is a International Literature and Visual Studies Major, and enjoys understanding how countries form their national identities and policies. Trenton can speak 3 languages conversationally (English, French, and Japanese) and working at learning Korean. He also adores world cinema, world literature, and listening to music from all over. His current focus is understanding how educational curriculum are built and using creative ways to incorporate art that tells a story (language, media, film, and television) as players in how we educate and empower ourselves.

PeterPeter Ciccarone

NODA Intern from Boston College

Peter is originally from Lincoln, Rhode Island, and graduated from Stonehill College in May with a double major in Religious Studies and English, minoring in Philosophy. Throughout his life, he has fell in love with education of all sorts - learning the ins and outs of institutionalized education intrigues him. His current focus is on Higher Education, where he found success in at Stonehill College doing things such as coordinating Orientation, being a Resident Assistant and working in Student Government Association as Vice President of the Student Body. He will be attending Boston College in the Fall to begin a two-year masters program in Higher Education with a concentration in Student Affairs.


Orientation Planning Committee

Joe Golia

Joseph Golia

Director of Campus Life | Email Joseph





Christa Ricker

Christa Ricker

Assistant Director of Campus Life/Coordinator of Pre-Orientation Programs | Email Christa





Margot Cardamone

Director, FIRST Resource Center | Email Margot




Nadia Vargas

Associate Director for Residential Education | Email Nadia

Mickey Toogood

Mickey Toogood

Communications and Multimedia Specialist Email Mickey




Laura DaRos

Laura DaRos

Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, SMFA Email Laura





Josh Hartman

Director, Residential Life and Learning | Email Josh