Orientation Staff


Casey Kensey
Assistant Director of Student Center/Activities
Student Center Room 224F
(860) 465-0198
Casey Kensey is the Assistant Director of the Student Center/Activities. She spent her collegiate career at Southern New Hampshire University (Manchester, NH) earning a bachelor of arts and a master of science. Casey works with the Campus Activity Board to implement and execute campus-wide programs. She also works with the Senior Class committee in assisting with their activities and oversees the Orientation program. In her spare time, Casey enjoys running, reading, yoga and spending time with family (including her identical twin sister Katelin) and friends.
Tiffany Goodall
Graduate Intern in Orientation & Leadership
Student Center Room 224
(860) 465-0277
Tiffany is a Graduate Intern in the Office of Student Activities working with Orientation and LEAP into Leadership. She earned my Bachelor of Science at Eastern in 2018 where she majored in Psychological Sciences. She is currently a graduate student at Central Connecticut State University in the Counseling and Student Development in Higher Education program. In her free time, Tiffany enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with my friends and family.


Head Student Orientation Counselors

Jaye Mendoza
Class of 2020
Major: Criminology
Hometown: Greenwich, CT
Campus Involvement: President of Outdoors Club, Peer Mentor

Kelsey Cunningham
Class of 2020
Major: Psychology
Hometown: Trumbull, CT
Campus Involvement: Campus Activity Board (CAB), Concert Band, Jazz Band, Peer Mentor


Student Orientation Counselors


Lindsay Byrnes
Class of 2020
Major: Psychology & Criminology
Hometown: River Edge, NJ
Campus Involvement: Peer Mentor, Student Ambassador, People Helping People, Green Theme Housing
Lauren White
Class of 2021
Major: Sociology
Hometown: Monroe, CT
Campus Involvement: National Organization for Women (NOW)
Ariana Perez
Class of 2021
Major: Political Science
Hometown: Reeds, MO
Campus Involvement: Student Government Association (SGA), Freedom at Eastern, University Residential Outreach Council (UROC)
Tyler Hubley
Class of 2020
Major: Biology/ Secondary Education
Hometown: Ellington, CT
Campus Involvement: Jumpstart, Biology Club
Kimberlly Salinas
Class of 2021
Major: Criminology & Sociology
Hometown: Raleigh, NC
Campus Involvement: Organization of Latin American Students (OLAS), Freedom at Eastern
Tarah Bernard
Class of 2022
Major: Developmental Psychology
Hometown: Boston, MA
Campus Involvement: Campus Activity Board (CAB), Caribbean Student Association (CSA), Black Student Union (BSA), Natural Hair Club
Jeniel Edmonds
Class of 2022
Major: Pre-Early Childhood Education & Spanish
Hometown: Bridgeport, CT
Campus Involvement: Fashion Forward Club
Karis Burke
Class of 2021
Major: Theatre
Hometown: New Haven, CT
Campus Involvement: Men Achieving Leadership, Excellence & Service (MALES)
Crystal Vicente
Class of 2020
Major: Biochemistry
Hometown: Avon, CT
Campus Involvement: Biochemistry Club President
Tiffany Johnson
Class of 2022
Major: General Psychology
Hometown: Stratford, CT
Campus Involvement: Fusion Dance Team, Fashion Forward Club, United Voices of Praise
Steve Carrano
Class of 2020
Major: Criminology
Hometown: Wallingford, CT
Campus Involvement: Ultimate Frisbee Club, Bowling Club, Student Center Assistant
Sara Randazzo
Class of 2020
Major: Sociology
Hometown: Hebron, CT
Campus Involvement: Sociology Club President, Student Center Assistant
Chasya Fountain
Class of 2022
Major: Elementary Education & History and Social Sciences
Hometown: Windsor, CT
Campus Involvement: African Club, Fusion Dance Team
Michael Lawton
Class of 2022
Major: Social Work Hometown: Columbia, CT
Campus Involvement: Social Club
Karina Torres
Class of 2022
Major: Health and Physical Education
Hometown: Meriden, CT
Campus Involvement: Resident Assistant (RA), Student Section Public Relations, University Residential Outreach Council (UROC), Health and Physical Education/Sport and Leisure Management (HPE/SLM) Club
Emily StLawrence
Class of 2020
Major: Communications
Hometown: Higganum, CT
Campus Involvement: ETV Sports, ETV News, Communication Honor Society