38: Being Present in Your Life Choices
Kickin’ it in #thefirstgenlounge with Donald A. Coleman, Jr. He’s one that you can find leading with laughter and #BankheadBouncingAllOverTheWorld. An empowering about being intentional about your choices, expanding your horizons through travel, and living your best life by being present.
Donald A. Coleman Jr. has been named as the first director of Student Transitions at the University of Georgia. The Director of Student Transitions will play a vital role in the provision of programs and services to ensure the retention, progression, and success of UGA students.
His extensive background has made him a leader in the field of orientation, transition, and retention. His background in student transitions includes serving as the Director of Orientation and now the Director of Orientation and Transition Programs at Kennesaw State University, and he previously held positions in housing and residence life at Valdosta State University, Savannah College of Art and Design, and the Illinois Institute of Technology. He is also a member of the board of directors for the Association for Orientation, Transition, and Retention and has conducted numerous national and regional presentations related to student transitions.
Coleman received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Georgia State University and a Master of Education from Loyola University Chicago. He is currently pursuing a Doctor of Education in Student Affairs Leadership from the University of Georgia. Donald believes that there is always room for laughter in all aspects of life. He is also an award-winning karaoke singer that interprets life through song and dance. You can find him somewhere #BankheadBouncingAllOverTheWorld. Connect with Donald Coleman, Jr. on LinkedIn.