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Eddie Sonnie (He/They)

Assistant Director, Career Services
  • Profile

    Joining the team in June 2023, Eddie serves as Assistant Director for Career Exploration on the Career Advising Team. In this role, he primarily engages with first- and second-year students to help them discover viable and enjoyable career paths. Eddie supervises the Peer Advisors, creates workshops for students, and develops and maintains relationships with Residence Life, the Office of International Education, Academic Advising, and the Richmond and Westhampton Deans’ Offices.

    In May 2023, Eddie graduated from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania with a Master of Science Degree in Organizational Development and Leadership, concentration in Higher Education Structure and Policy. During that time, he worked as a Residence Hall Director, and as Career Services Assistant Programs Coordinator for The Pennsylvania State University. In 2021, Eddie graduated from Christopher Newport University with a Bachelor of Art Degree in Communications, with a second major in Spanish language, and a minor in Leadership Studies.

    Eddie comes from Chesapeake, VA, is a proud first-generation college student, a video, board, and card gamer, a casual tennis-player, a Lizzo fanatic, and a devoted father to his cat-son, Captain. When not at work, you might find Eddie lost in a Walmart or Target, with a cart full of things he did not plan to buy.

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