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Lisa J. Littlefield

Director, Center for Career Development and Experiential Education

Phone number: 301-696-3583
Email: littlefield@hood.edu
Office: Apple 2nd Floor

Lisa J. Littlefield, Ph.D., is director of the Center for Career Development and Experiential Education at Hood College.

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Littlefield has been a career counseling professional for the past 20 years previously holding the positions of Assistant Dean for Counseling Services at Oglethorpe University and Coordinator of Graduate Student Career Counseling Training Programs at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia. She had been an educator at multiple institutions of higher education including The University of Georgia, Oglethorpe University, North Georgia State University, and West Georgia State University. Littlefield holds a bachelor’s of arts degree in mass communications from Southern Illinois University, a master’s of arts in communication and a master’s of science in professional counseling from Georgia State University. She earned her doctorate in Counseling and Student Personnel Services from The University of Georgia and is a licensed professional counselor in Georgia. Her professional roles include two past terms as president of The Georgia Career Devel0pment Association.

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Amani Al-Dajane

Assistant Director, Center for Career Development and Experiential Education

Phone number: 301-696-3583
Email: al-dajane@hood.edu
Office: Apple 2nd Floor

Amani Al-Dajane is the Assistant Director at Hood College Center for Career Development and Experiential Education.

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In this position, she will focus much of her work on expanding Hood’s internship program, counseling students, and providing programming on a variety of career development topics.

Amani brings with her a career and student services background from both University of Maryland at Shady Grove and American University in Kuwait. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in sociology and economics from the University of Toronto and significant coursework toward a MBA from the University of Maryland University College.

Throughout her career, she has been firmly committed to helping students achieve their academic and career goals, and has benefitted from working with a richly diverse student population which includes undergraduate, professional, international, first generation and adult students. She easily relate to, appreciate and support students from diverse backgrounds. She possesses knowledge of policies and procedures involved student affairs. She is particularly interested in the causes of student advocacy, conducting employer outreach to create internship opportunities, and building community partnerships.

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Bre Harwood '16

Career Development Program Manager

Phone number: 301-696-3583
Email: harwood@hood.edu
Office: Apple 2nd Floor

Bre Harwood is the Career Development Program Manager at Hood College.

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In this position, she works to bring community service and civic engagement opportunities to Hood and believes every student can be a difference maker. Bre earned her associates degree in general studies from Frederick Community College, her bachelor’s degree in communication arts from Hood College and will begin pursuing a master’s degree in human sciences in the fall of 2016.

Bre has a passion for volunteering in the Frederick community and beyond. During her two years at FCC, she led students to serve lunch at the Frederick Rescue Mission, volunteered with the ARC of Frederick, and travelled to Goldsboro, NC and Wilmington, NC to help build homes through Habitat for Humanity. While completing her undergraduate studies at Hood, she participated in Alternative Break trips, Civic Engagement Awareness Week, and organized a toy drive to benefit the Frederick Rescue Mission. She still regularly volunteers at the Frederick Rescue Mission and the Frederick Community Action Agency.

You can almost always find Bre smiling or laughing, sharing motivational quotes with others, and doing the best she can to make the world a brighter, happier place.

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Maura Page

Employer Relations Manager

Phone number: 301-696-3583 
Email: page@hood.edu
Office: Apple 2nd Floor

Maura Page is the Employer Relations Manager at Hood College Center for Career Development.

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She began her work in the Career Center as the part-time Event and Recruitment Coordinator in October, 2008 transitioning to full time in April, 2015. In this role, she worked with a variety of organizations to provide recruitment opportunities to both undergraduate and graduate students, and collaborated with colleagues in the office providing the logistical support for the Center for Career Development events. In her new role as Employer Relations Manager, Maura works on and off campus to build new relationships and expand old connections within the Frederick community and beyond to increase opportunities for Hood College students.

Maura earned her associates degree’s in General Studies from Montgomery College – Germantown and her bachelor’s degree in English Literature from University of Maryland – College Park. In May 2017, Maura earned her Masters in Humanities – American Studies from Hood College.

Maura brings to her position an understanding of career transition. Prior to coming to Hood, Maura worked as a Real Estate Legal Assistant for over 19 years at a local Real Estate law firm. Additionally, Maura is an alumna docent of the National Museum of Women in the Arts and a member of the American Friends of Attingham, the American affiliate of the Attingham Summer School for the Study of British Country Houses. In the community, she is a volunteer with the Frederick County Commission For Women and the Middletown Arts and Activities Council - MAAC. At Hood, she has been a facilitator for the Hood College First Year Reads Program since its inception in 2011. Beginning in 2015, she had the privilege to serve on the First Year Reads Book Selection Committee. As a graduate student, Maura held the position of Vice-President of the Graduate Student Association (GSA) in 2015 - 2016, then President in 2016 –2017. During her free time, Maura enjoys watching movies and visiting historical sites with her husband and five children.

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