AMANDA LOPEZ

AMANDA LOPEZ

Director of Career Development and Placement
Phone
(605) 721-5344
Email
alopez@national.edu

Education
National American University
Master of Management

Chadron State College  
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice
Emphasis in Policing and Corrections 
Minor in Legal Studies 
       
Education & Experience
Amanda graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Chadron State College in Chadron, NE in 2002. Upon graduating she worked several years for the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office as a Deputy Sheriff and Criminal Investigator. A change in her career path brought her to NAU where she fell in love with higher education and found her true passion in assisting students achieve their educational goals. Her diverse work background has allowed her to connect with students from all walks of life. 

Amanda started as an admissions advisor in November 2010 at NAU and has served in various roles within admissions, academics, and career services. She has also taken graduate classes through NAU and has set a goal of receiving her Master of Management degree. Being a student has given her the ability to appreciate the hard work and determination NAU students possess in their pursuit of graduation. 

Message from Amanda to FUTURE Graduates
As long as you’ve got passion, faith, and are willing to work hard, you can live the life you’ve imagined. Your future depends on the work you do today, and by being a future graduate of NAU you’re creating a world full of opportunities. Remain focused and you will turn life’s obstacles into achievements. Your educational journey might not be easy, but it will be worth it! 

I can’t wait to hear your story. I encourage you to connect with me and I look forward to speaking with you soon.