Stephanie SantarosaFull-Time Staff and ADJ
Assistant Director of Honors
In addition to supporting the operations of the new Honors College and Fellowship Advising Office, Steph helps guide some of the student-centered, co-curricular programming in Honors such as the peer mentor program, first-year programming, and advising. Stephanie holds a PhD in education with a focus on higher education, earned two MA degrees (in college student personnel and guidance and counseling), and has valuable experience at seven different colleges and universities in the areas of student development, advising, residence life, and admissions. She has taught a wide range of courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels in leadership, student development, first-year experience, and career planning. Stephanie has presented widely at national conferences on student development and is the co-author of a forthcoming essay on student success. After living in seven different states and a province of Canada before moving to Utah in 2012, Steph has grown to love living in Utah, enjoying its natural beauty and the cultural opportunities available in a small city like Salt Lake. She enjoys exploring the state by planning camping trips and outings for her husband, son, two daughters, and anyone else that wants to come along.