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Rick Sparks

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Rick Sparks currently serves as the Associate Dean of Students/Director, New Student Programs at Virginia Tech. Mr. Sparks provides leadership and management of New Student Programs including the transitional programming of New Student Orientation, Hokie Camp (a traditions based camp/extended orientation program) and the Hokie Hi Welcome Week. He is also the President-elect of NODA. He has presented numerous programs at the local, regional, and national level and has more than 10 years of professional experience in higher education.