Amanda Cyprowski


Program Coordinator

Amanda, native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is the Program Coordinator of the FYD program, overseeing the academic, personnel, and financial workflow of the program. Starting in 2017, she manages all operational and programmatic decisions that have a significant impact on the success of First-Year Design. Amanda earned a M.Ed – Higher Education Management and Student Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh and a certificate in Technical Writing from Duke.

Prior to joining the FYD program, Amanda was a graduate intern for the First Year Experience at the Swanson School of Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh, a NODA intern for Duke’s Office of New Student Programs, and taught literacy intervention for Youngstown City Schools in Ohio. Amanda is an alumna member of Alpha Omicron Pi.

When not at work, Amanda spends her time at the gym, playing with her German Shepherd “Chief”, and creating to-do lists for the next day.

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Contact Information

  • Office Location: The Foundry, Gross 047
  • Office Phone: 919-660-8423
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