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Meet the Center for Student Success Team

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Helena Cole

Director, Centers for Academic Success and Advising
 
Location: Maxcy Hall 210F
Phone: (203) 932-7423
hcole@newhaven.edu

Office Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:45 - 4:45
 
Helena Cole graduated with an A.B. degree in History and Italian from Bryn Mawr College. She received her M.Ed in College Student Personnel from the University of Maryland, and her M.A. in Humanities from Hood College. Helena started working at the University of New Haven as the Director of the Centers for Academic Success and Advising in January 2013.
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Lynn DeRobertis


Associate Director, Curriculum Development and Faculty Programming

Success Advisor
Location:
Maxcy Hall 210E
Phone: (203) 932-7043
LDeRobertis@newhaven.edu

Office Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 - 4:30
 
Lynn DeRobertis graduated with a B.S. degree in Nursing from Boston College and a M.S. in Public Health from Southern Connecticut State University. Lynn has been an Student Success Advisor since 2000. Lynn supervises the Academic Peer Mentor program with Becca Kitchell, the Associate Director of Residential Life. She also serves as the Advisor to Lamda Alpha Upsilon.

Lynn works with the following students (by last name):
College of Business: P-Z
HCL College of Criminal Justice: L-Z
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Patrick Veronneau


Associate Director, First Year Success Programs

Success Advisor
Location:
Maxcy Hall 210B
Phone: (203) 932-7311
PVeronneau@newhaven.edu

Office Hours:Monday - Friday: 8:30 - 4:30
 
Pat graduated with a B.A. in History from Western New England College and a M.S. in Education from the University of Bridgeport. Pat has been an Student Success Advisor since 2014. and also serves as the Advisor to ChargerThon.

Pat works with the following students (by last name):
Arts and Sciences: R-Z
Tagliatela College of Engineering: P-Z
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Joe Frederick


Assistant Director, Outreach and Technology

Coordinator of Veteran Services
Location: Maxcy Hall 210H
Phone: (203) 932-7380
JFrederick@newhaven.edu

Office Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:00 - 4:00

Joe graduated with a B.A. degree in Psychology from Western New England College and earned a M.A. degree in Community Psychology from the University of New Haven in 2010. As a graduate student at the University of New Haven, he worked as a Learning Assistant in Campus Access Services and has been at the Center for Student Success since 2011. Joe is also an adjunct instructor in the Psychology Department.
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Alice Guido


Persistence Advisor

Location: Maxcy Hall 210D
Phone: (203) 932-7233
AGuido@newhaven.edu

Office Hours: Monday - Thursday: 12:00 - 12:30, 3:30 - 7:00

Alice majored in English Comp and minored in Classics at Mount Holyoke; she has a Master’s in Film Study from Wesleyan. She began her relationship with the University of New Haven in 1989 as an English adjunct, added Writing Lab tutor in the CLR and Student Success Advisor for the Center for Student Success.

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Aschlee Riendeau


Senior Success Advisor

Location:
Maxcy Hall 106D
Phone: (203) 479-4581
ARiendeau@newhaven.edu

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:30 - 4:30

Aschlee graduated from the University of Connecticut with a B.A. in Anthropology and received her M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from North Carolina State University. Aschlee has been a Student Success Advisor since YEAR and also serves as the Advisor to Alpha Lambda Delta.
 
Aschlee works with the following students (by last name):
College of Business: H-O
HCL College of Criminal Justice: G-P

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Alicia Pellegrino


Success Advisor
 
Location:
Maxcy Hall 106C
Phone: (203) 479-4245
APellegrino@newhaven.edu

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:30 - 4:30

Alicia graduated from Central Connecticut State University with her B.A in Sociology and M.S. in Counselor Education. Before joining the University of New Haven, she has worked for a Bridge to College program for Naugatuck Valley Community College and in the mental health counseling field. Alicia now works with the College of Arts and Sciences, and College of Engineering in the Center for Student Success.
 
Alicia works with the following students (by last name):
Arts and Sciences: A-G
Tagliatela College of Engineering: A-D

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Melinda Hill


Success Advisor
 
Location:
Maxcy Hall 106F
Phone: (203) 932-7312
MHill@newhaven.edu

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:30 - 4:30 
 
Mindi graduated with the B.A. in Psychology from the University of Rhode Island and received her M.S. in Counseling and College Student Personnel from the University of Bridgeport. She began working at the University of New Haven in the Center for Student Engagement, Leadership and Orientation in 2014 and joined the Center for Student Success as a Student Success Advisor in 2016.
 
Mindi works with the following students (by last name):
College of Business: A-G
HCL College of Criminal Justice: A-F
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Jim Prosper


Success Advisor
 
Location:
Maxcy Hall 106E
Phone: (203) 932-7378
JProsper@newhaven.edu

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:30 - 4:30
 
Jim graduated with a B.A. in History from Central Connecticut State University and received his M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from Post University in Waterbury, CT. Jim joined University of New Haven’s Center for Student Success as a Success Advisor in 2017.
Jim works with the following students (by last name):
Arts and Sciences: H-Q
Tagliatela College of Engineering: F-O