Amanda McKnight is the Program Coordinator for Newcomb Scholars at Newcomb College Institute. She works to support the leadership development, research interests, and community of the Newcomb Scholars. Amanda is also the coordinator for Spark Residential Learning Community and works in collaboration with Tulane University Department of Housing and Residence Life to provide innovative programming options to first-year undergraduate women. Originally, from Charlotte, NC, Amanda graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from North Carolina State University and earned a Master of Education in Student Personnel Administration in Higher Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Amanda is a member of ACPA - College Student Educators International.