About

Meet the SOS Staff

JOSEPH CONTES, MS, NCC

Assistant Director to SOS and Chair to SOCAT

Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO

MBTI: ENFP

Hobbies/Interests:  I like swimming, beach, and sand

Advice I would give my college-age self: “Enjoy these carefree years you will miss them”.

Favorite Quote:  “Be who you are and say what you feel, because in the end those who matter don’t mind and those who mind don’t matter.” –Dr. Seuss

Educational Background:  I earned a Masters of Science in Counseling and Psychology from Troy University and Bachelors of Science in Human Services from American International College in Springfield, MA.

RANI SINNO, MA

SOS Case Manager

Hometown: Tampa, FL

MBTI: ISFP

Hobbies/Interests:  Hanging out with friends & family, working out

Advice I would give my college-age self: “Be yourself, find things you enjoy, surround yourself with good people, and don’t take yourself too seriously.”

Favorite Quote: “Be the change you wish to see in this world.” –Mahatma Gandhi

Educational Background: I earned a Masters of Arts in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling from The University of South Florida and Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from the University of South Florida.


KIA DANIELS, BA

DOS Administrative Specialist

Hometown: Jacksonville, FL
MBTI: INFP-T

Hobbies/Interests:  I like reading, kayaking, and starting TV shows I’ll never finish

Advice I would give my college-age self: “Take risks and put yourself first”.

Favorite Quote: “Oh. Don’t you know? Stories make your heart grow.” –Winnie the Pooh

Educational Background:  I earned a BA in Psychology at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg.

MEGHAN YACINTHE, BA

Graduate Assistant

Hometown: Kennesaw, Ga

MBTI: ENFJ

Hobbies/Interests: Netflix, learning about languages, watching/playing with animals

Advice I would give my college-age self: Take the chance, ask the question, be authentic, college is too short to not be who you are meant to be

Favorite Quote: “You gotta have the bad days so you love the good days even more.” -Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Educational Background: B.A in Speech and Hearing Sciences and minor in linguistics at the University of Iowa


ANN ADAMS, BA

Intern

Hometown: Myrtle Beach, SC

MBTI: INFJ

Hobbies/Interests: Baking, going to the beach, and watching shows on Netflix.

Advice I would give my college-age self: “As soon as we realize that it’s not our job to be perfect, everything gets easier and more honest and more true. And in my experience, it tends to work better.” -Adam J. Kurtz

Favorite Quote: The first way is to be kind. The second way is to be kind. The third way is to be kind.” -Fred Rogers 
Educational Background:  I earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Converse College.

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