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Valerie Verra Part Time Staff AU Central

Degrees
Bachelor of Arts, Literature, American University; Master of Arts, Literature, American University

Favorite Spot on Campus
The arboretum any time of year, but particularly when it is filled with new students at orientation.
Book Currently Reading
"The Enchantress of Florence" by Salman Rushdie
Bio
Valerie came to American University in January of 1991 to complete her undergraduate and graduate degrees in Literature and found an environment where she could fully utilize her skills. Val has functioned as an ombudsman to parents and students for many years at AU and is excited to be working more specifically with AU's veteran population and their dependents to assist them in their successful transition to AU and civilian life.

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Professional Presentations

 "Providing Helicopter Parents with a Safe Place to Land," presented at 2008 Maryland Student Affairs Conference

Professional Presentations

 "Providing Helicopter Parents with a Safe Place to Land," presented at 2008 Maryland Student Affairs Conference