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New Student Orientation: Summer 2022

We’ve put together a full program of activities to bring you up to speed as a Tulane SPHTM student, including introductions to our deans and other key personnel, a tech workshop, a success fair, a virtual campus tour, department breakouts, and much more!

Click on the link to the right, Orientation Zoom Rooms, to access all the zoom links for today's events. 

Orientation Morning Session: 8:30–11:50 AM
Time Speakers & Topics
8:30-8:45 AM Join the Orientation!
8:45-9:20 AM Icebreaker
9:20-9:30 AM Welcome with Thomas A LaVeist, PhD
Dean, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Presidential Chair in Health Equity
9:30-10:10 AM Special Programming: Racism, Health Equity, and Social Justice 
  • 9:30-9:50 AM: Susan Cheng, PhD, MPH
    Associate Dean for Public Health Practice & Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
    Clinical Associate Professor
  • 9:50-10:10 AM: Danielle Broussard, PhD, MPH
    Research Assistant Professor, Department of Social, Behavioral, and Population Sciences
10:10-10:30 AM Academic Policies and Procedures

Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Academic Policies and Procedures 

10:30-10:40 AM Break | Admissions Survey
10:40-11:40 AM University Support Overview

Online Programs Breakout Room:

  • 10:40-10:55 AM: Benny Dorris, MBA, Manager, Online Student Services
  • 10:55-11:10 AMDonald Veals, BS, Assistant Director Emergency Response Systems, Enterprise Risk Services
  • 11:10-11:25 AM: John Nonnamaker, PhD, Director of Career Services

Residential Programs Breakout Room:

  • 10:40-10:55 AM: Kyle Pearson, LMSW, AAC, ACC, Case Manager Case Management and Victim Support Services, Title IX
  • 10:55-11:10 AM: Abby Lukens, M.Ed, Assistant Director of Career Services
  • 11:10-11:25 AM: Lieutenant Roger Barnes, Tulane University Police Department
  • 11:25-11:40 AMDonald Veals, BS, Assistant Director Emergency Response Systems, Enterprise Risk Services
Networking Lunch and Success Fair: 11:50 AM–1:00 PM

Grab some lunch, and drop in to any of the info sessions below:

  • Student Government Association
  • Global Scholars
  • Campus Health
  • Office of Multicultural Affairs
  • Office of Gender and Sexual Diversity

Click on the link to the right, Orientation Zoom Rooms, to access all the zoom links for today's events. 

Virtual Campus Tour, Campus Health, and IT Orientation: 1:00–1:30 PM

Check out the video tour of Tidewater, the SPHTM's "vertical campus." SPHTM-IT have also put together a video on getting started with the many services available to you as a student. Click below to view the tour and the IT orientation video. 

1:00–1:30 PM

Virtual Campus Tour  |  IT Orientation Video

Campus Health, red button link for zoom room Grey campus tour button blue button link for IT orientation video presentation
SPHTM Afternoon Orientation Session 1:30–2:30 PM
Time Speakers & Topics

1:30–2:00 PM

All students should attend the SPHTM Afternoon Orientation session to hear about additional resources.

Breakout rooms will allow you to cover additional information within your departments. 

  Breakout Rooms
  • 1:30–1:40 PM: Office of Student Experiences Resources
  • 1:40–1:50 PM: Role of Advisors 
  • 1:50–2:00 PM: Career Services
  • 2:00–2:30 PM: Faculty and Staff Introductions -- Department Breakout Rooms