Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, Legal Studies, Thiel College, 2008
  • Master of Science, Counseling, Higher Education Administration, Youngstown State University, 2010

Professional Background

  • Thiel College, Director of Multicultural Affairs ? Responsible for developing the mission, vision, goals, learning objectives, learning outcome, and assessments for the office ? Create and Manage the departmental budget ? Serve as Advisor to multicultural student organizations ? Establish mentoring relationships with students ? Advise students with academic, social and life issues ? Develop campus wide cultural awareness programming model (Hispanic Heritage Month, Native American Heritage Month, Black History Month, Women?s Heritage Month, and LGBT Awareness Month) ? Develop student diversity training given in classes and in resident halls ? Established the retention program ?Minority Student Success Program? to support first-year minority students ? Assist and help solve problems with students involving academic and discipline concerns ? Build collaborative relationships with other departments (Admissions, Career Services, Academic Advisors, Student Activities, Residence Life the Counseling Center and Academic Departments) ? Attend national conferences to stay current on multicultural and diversity affairs issues ? Refer students to the proper support services needed.