Lance Orndorff


Lance W. Orndorff, MS.Ed., is a graduate of Averett University (BS, 1989) and Old Dominion University (MS.Ed., 1991 & Ph.D. ABD, 1997), a military veteran, and non-profit development specialist ( Lance is an active mediator (www.NationalFamilyMediation) and veteran's advocate (

Lance acquired his foundational experience and knowledge of student strategies while serving in Student Services at Old Dominion University for more than 8 years during his Master's and Doctoral work, and remains a long-time member of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA).

In addition to a strong Higher Education Leadership background, Lance has worked closely with national leading fundraising strategists and specializes in emerging non-profits and their growth.

“The best place to begin with developing increased funding sources – organizational or personal – is to forget everything you ever thought you knew about the process. Then, build new understandings and follow proven practices. This is generally true about most areas of our professional lives where we continue doing the same things and expecting different results,” says Lance. “It’s time that we all give closer attention to the way in which we run our personal lives and organizations so that we can live and work smarter, and enjoy the limitless rewards that result.”

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The Making of World-Class Graduates: A Plan of Action for Students, Parents & Advisors - Second Edition
Price: Free! Words: 26,730. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- College Entrance, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Getting into college
While in high school and throughout college, students can gain an academic advantage that translates to a career advantage. Following the Mentored Action Plan, students have a roadmap to lead them towards creating their own success path, leveraging academic, professional, and personal relationships.

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