Natalie Keller Pariano
Natalie serves as the Director of the Campus Leadership & Involvement Center (CLIC). She is responsible for the oversight of the CLIC programs and planning along with the supervision of the CLIC team, made up of a dynamic group of professionals and paraprofessionals. Natalie coordinates and conceptualizes Denison's leadership programs including The LeaderShape Institute, the award-winning D.U. Lead Institute, Catalyst, Stretch! and StrengthsQuest training/facilitation. Natalie provides leadership-related resources and training to students and campus organizations. Beyond this, she coordinates CLIC's intentional social and educational programming efforts and supports the work of more than 175 campus organizations. Natalie serves as faculty advisor to the University Programming Council (UPC), Leadership Fellows, Senior Week, Culture Jam and D-Day.
Before coming to Denison, Natalie worked in the Office of the Dean of Students at Ohio University, where she obtained her master's in college student personnel. Natalie spent time working with media outlets such as Penton Publishing and MTV Networks after receiving her bachelor's degree in Journalism and Public Relations from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University.
Natalie is passionately involved with The LeaderShape Institute, both regionally and nationally as a Lead Facilitator. She is a member of the National Association for Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), ACPA: College Student Educators International, Association for Fraternity/Sorority Advisors (AFA), as well as the Ohio College Personnel Association (OCPA) and National Association for Campus Activities (NACA), serving NACA on its Mid America Conference team, National Convention team and Huge Leadership Weekend team. She is the recipient of the NACA C. Shaw Smith Outstanding New Professional Award, NACA Mid America Outstanding Professional Award and the NACA Mid America Outstanding Service Citation.