Priyantha Fernando ‘00 joined the Institute for Veterans and Military Families’ Enrollment Services Team as an enrollment coordinator in September 2017. In this role, he works closely with active duty and transitioning service members, veterans, and their spouses. His responsibilities include addressing inquiries and providing guidance and support related to the program offerings and placement at IVMF. He is passionate about helping veterans, service members and their spouses reach their occupational goals and aspirations.
Prior to joining IVMF, Fernando worked in the Syracuse University Bookstore’s textbook department where he developed excellent customer service skills. During his tenure, he was the bookstore liaison for the Whitman School of Management’s Defense Comptroller Program (DCP) & LOGTECH DoD, MBA@Syracuse distance learning program, the Newhouse School’s Military Photo Journalism/Military Motion Media (MPJ/MMM) program, College of Law, Mathematics, and English Language Institute—assisting these programs and departments in the acquisition and sale of required textbooks.
Priyantha holds a bachelor’s degree in music industry from Syracuse University.