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Malavika Arun

Graduate Practicum Student

Malavika Arun, Graduate Practicum Student (she/they) is a graduate student in Student Affairs Administration program at the Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education & Counseling.  They serve as a Graduate Area Director in the L&C Campus Living Office overseeing Stewart, Odell, and Akin halls and joins the Office of Case Management staff as a Graduate Practicum Student this semester. Originally from a small town in southern India, Malavika graduated from the United World College Diploma Program in 2015 and from Lewis & Clark College of Arts and Sciences in 2019 with a double major in Psychology and Theatre.  She spent the past year working in residential mental health working with clients experiencing varying forms of schizophrenia.  Through their work in Case Management, they are especially interested in working with BIPOC and international students in order to make care more accessible to these communities.  They are also working with the Leaves And Re-entries Committee to support students taking a break from college.  She is stoked to join the Case Management Team and learn more about supporting students in need.