Meet Us

Meet Us

Whether you’re a transfer student, an incoming freshman or parent, New Student Transitions & Family Programs is here to help you. Our office is staffed with friendly faces to help make your transition to college easier. Learn more about us below, or reach out to the department in general:

New Student Transitions & Family Programs
Pence Union Building Suite 301
Cheney, WA 99004
509.359.6843
orientation@ewu.edu

New Student Transitions & Family Programs Team

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Maria Reyna

Director
New Student Transitions & Family Programs
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301 Pence Union Building (PUB), Cheney

Maria Reyna serves as the Director of The New Student Transitions and Family Programs. She holds two degrees from Eastern Washington University, including a Bachelor’s of Art in Social Work as well as a Master of Arts in Social Work. Maria will begin her 15th year as an EWU employee in the Fall of 2020 and enjoys spending time with her 14 year old son Xavier.

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Megan Bisson

Assistant Director
New Student Transitions & Family Programs
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Pronouns: she/her/hers

301 Pence Union Building (PUB) E, Cheney

Megan Bisson began her role as the Assistant Director of The New Student Transitions and Family Programs in August of 2021. As a Michigan native, Megan received her Bachelor’s of Art in Communication with a minor in Leadership from Hope College in Holland, MI. She then went on to pursue her Master of Arts in Student Affairs at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. With four total years of Residence Life experience (both at Saint Mary’s and at Northern Michigan University), Megan has seen it all! This is her first role outside of Housing and she’s excited to welcome the newest Eagles to EWU! In her free time, Megan enjoys cycling, hiking, reading, and spending time with her fiancé, Cody.