Minority Directory
Omar Abid
Technical Support Analyst
Computer Science
(203) 392-9959

Education
M.S. Comp Sci (in progress) B.S. Comp Sci, B.A. Economics - SCSU

Languages
Hindi; Spanish
Angel Abuin
Manager of Technology at Adanti Student Center
Student Affairs
(203) 392-5502

Languages
Spanish
James Barber
Director of Community Engagement
Enrollment Management
(203) 392-6811

Education
BS & MS
First in the family to earn a four-year degree.

Special Interests
Mentoring , Tutoring, Community Outreach
Lisa Barber
Clinic Program Manager
Communication Disorders (CMD)
(203) 392-5963

Education
Undergraduate: Bowdoin College, B.A., mathematics major and graduate: SCSU-CMD, M.S.
Gregory Bernard
Director of Alumni Relations
Institutional Advancement
(203) 993-7536
First in the family to earn a four-year degree.

Special Interests
Mentoring, Resume and Interview Prep, Professional Development
Randolph Brooks
Multicultural Programming and Outreach Coordinator
Counseling Services
(203) 392-5475

Education
Morehouse College BA, Virginia State University MS & Ph.D

Special Interests
Dreamer's Alliance, Multicultural Programming, Diversity Equity and Inclusion
Ebonee Brown
Assistant Registrar
Registrar's Office

Education
Bachelor of Arts- Bennett College; Master of Business Administration - Southern CT State University

Special Interests
Leadership Skills, Student Groups, Mentoring
Dian Brown-Albert
Director of Multicultural Affairs
Multicultural Center
(203) 392-5879

Education
SCSU -Bachelor of Science (Liberal Studies) SCSU - Master of Science (Community Counseling)
First in the family to earn a four-year degree.

Special Interests
Mentor, Advisor to Multicultural Organizations, Multicultural Programming, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Dreamers Action Alliance, Former SCSU Track Captain & Residence Hall Director
Phil Bryant
Coordinator of High Tech/AV
Office of Information Technology
(203) 392-5402

Education
Masters in Education From Uconn & Sports Management from SCSU
First in the family to earn a four-year degree.
Charlene Cammarasana
Assistant Director, Fiscal Administration
Office of Student Involvement and Leadership Development
(203) 392-8964

Education
BS-Communication, SCSU
First in the family to earn a four-year degree.
Jian Chan
Webmaster
Integrated Communications & Marketing
(203) 392-6587

Education
B.S. in Computer Science
First in the family to earn a four-year degree.

Special Interests
Anime Society advisor, Tabletop Club advisor, music production, programming

Languages
Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese
Tammy Chapman
Community Engagement Coordinator
CARE-HHS
(203) 823-5100

Education
Associates, Goodwin College

Special Interests
Community Building, Urban Agriculture
Richard Cogswell
Director of Custodial/Grounds
Facilities Operations
(203) 868-4874
First in the family to earn a four-year degree.
Rachel Cunningham-Exavier
Assistant Director
Office of Career and Professional Development
(203) 392-6607

Education
Bachelors of Arts in Psychology (Central Connecticut State University), Masters in Public Administration (University of Phoenix)
First in the family to earn a four-year degree.

Special Interests
Make-up, Travel, Children/Youth, Community, Music
Widelyne Dorelus
Assistant Director of Academic Advising
Academic Advising
(203) 392-6747

Education
M.S. Counseling Specializing in Student Development in Higher Education (from CCSU), B.A. Psychology (from SCSU)
First in the family to earn a four-year degree.

Languages
French, including French Creole
Willie Epps
Assistant Director of Residence Life
Residence Life
(203) 392-8929

Special Interests
Health & Fitness, Sports, Photography
Esteban Garcia
Associate Bursar
Student Accounts
(203) 392-6845

Education
B.S. Business Administration - University of Connecticut. MBA - New England College of Business

Special Interests
Dreamers Action Alliance, OLAS, Politics

Languages
Spanish
Jordan Jones
Administrator Coordinator
Interdisciplinary Studies
(203) 392-7081

Education
MS, Education (Higher Education) Capella University; BS, Journalism SouthJournalern Connecticut State University
First in the family to earn a four-year degree.

Special Interests
Journalism/media, labor/unions, education, podcasts
Richard Kearney
Assistant Director
Financial Aid
(203) 392-5222

Education
BS CIS SCSU and MBA SCSU
First in the family to earn a four-year degree.

Special Interests
Food, Gaming, Odd Videos, Comedy
David Lee
Hall Director
Residence Life
(203) 392-6375

Education
B.A.in Liberal Studies, Purchase College, SUNY & M.Ed. in Higher Education, Grand Valley State University
First in the family to earn a four-year degree.

Languages
Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese
Gloria Lee
Associate Director of Admissions
Undergraduate Admissions
(203) 392-6606

Education
B.S. and MBA
First in the family to earn a four-year degree.

Special Interests
financial aid

Languages
Spanish
Peter Leung
Enrollment Systems Coordinator
Enrollment Management
(203) 392-5025

Education
Ed.D, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, SCSU | MS, Counseling and Student Development in Higher Education, CCSU | BS, History Education, CCSU
First in the family to earn a four-year degree.

Languages
Spanish
Melissa Lopez
Associate Director
Student Health Services
(203) 668-2043

Education
MPH, SCSU
Niasia Mercado-Walters
Assistant Director
University Access Programs (UAP) Office
(203) 392-6888

Education
BS (SCUS) and MS (CCSU)
First in the family to earn a four-year degree.

Special Interests
UAP Advocate support, Upperclassman career support, Mindfulness, Wellness/stress management, student development (finding meaning and purpose)
Bryan Mitchell
Assistant Bursar
Student Accounts
(203) 392-6650

Education
MBA - Western CT State University; B.S. Business Administration - University of New Haven
Wanda Negron
Associate Director
Financial Aid and Scholarships
(203) 392-5228

Education
MBA, American Intercontinental University BA Mitchell College
First in the family to earn a four-year degree.

Special Interests
Dreamer's Alliance

Languages
Spanish
Chelsea Ortiz
Associate Director of Nursing Admissions, Enrollment Management, and Communications
Nursing
(203) 392-7240

Education
Masters in Public Health (MPH) from Southern CT State University; BA Communication (Health & New Media) from Fairfield University

Special Interests
Maternal & Child Health, minorities in health, student programming, DIY/crafting, reading (academic and for-fun), personal & professional development

Languages
Spanish
Nilvio Perez
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Undergraduate Admissions
(203) 392-5652

Education
Bachelor of Science in Marketing, University of Bridgeport - Masters in Leadership, Albertus Magnus College
First in the family to earn a four-year degree.

Special Interests
Sports; played, coached, and umpired baseball. Traveling, Movies

Languages
Spanish
Leilannie Quintana
Assistant Director
Transfer Student Services
(203) 392-5042

Education
SCSU, BS in Business Administration / Sacred Heart University, MBA

Special Interests
Dreamers Alliance, Spanish speaking group at SCSU, INQ Faculty

Languages
Spanish
Anna Rivera-Alfaro
Accounts Payable Coordinator
Accounts Payable
(203) 392-6848

Education
MBA 2003 Quinnipiac University, Bachelor of Science in Business Studies 1999, Quinnipiac University
First in the family to earn a four-year degree.

Special Interests
OLAS Advisor, Member of the Dreamers Alliance

Languages
Spanish
Marilu Rochefort
Assistant Director
Office of Educational Services
(203) 392-7160

Education
BA Early Childhood Education/Psychology, Kean University; MA Special Education/Learning Disabilities, Kean University

Special Interests
Vocalist, Theater, Painting

Languages
Spanish
Kelvin Rutledge
Director
Career and Professional Development
(203) 392-5540
First in the family to earn a four-year degree.
Chester Sample
Customer Support Center Manager
Information Technology
(610) 888-5137

Education
Bachelors in Science, Masters in Science focusing in Cybersecurity

Special Interests
Member of SOUAF Social Committee, IT Technical background, Graphic Design, Health, Sports, Gaming
Betsy Sanz
Assistant Director of Academic Advising
Academic Advising
(203) 392-6948

Education
B.F.A. Studio Art from Rosemont College, M.A. Higher Education and Student Affairs from University of Connecticut
First in the family to earn a four-year degree.

Special Interests
Video games, running, cats
Sir Snowden
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Undergraduate Admissions
(203) 392-6109

Education
Bachelor of Science - Business Administration - Management Information System, Minor in Computer Science and Public Health (SCSU) and Master of Education - Higher Education Administration (Post University)
First in the family to earn a four-year degree.

Special Interests
Former Student Athlete (Football) SCSU, Current Doctoral Student - Educational Leadership and Policy Studies,
Dawn Stanton
Director of University Access Programs
University Access Programs UAP
(203) 392-6815

Education
Southern Connecticut State University

Special Interests
First- Generation, Black Student Union, SEOP, New Haven Promise
Vu Trieu
Director, Support Services
Office of Information Technology
(860) 392-5034

Education
BA and MA at CCSU

Special Interests
Golf and Aquariums

Languages
Vietnamese; Chaozhou Chinese
Preethi Varghese-Joseph
Assistant Director
Interprofessional Advising, CHHS
(203) 392-5619

Education
MBBS, MPH

Special Interests
Healthcare, Steel pan, Community, non-profits

Languages
Hindi; Malayalam
Genesis Vicente
REACH Project Manager
Health and Human Service - Community Alliance for Research & Engagement (CARE)
(203) 392-5431

Education
Associate of Science & Bachelor of Science from Johnson & Wales University

Special Interests
Food & Social Justice, Public Health, Community Engagement, Immigrant Rights

Languages
Spanish
Megane Watkins
Campus One Card Administrator
Card Services
(203) 392-6846

Education
BS, University of Bridgeport, MBA, Albertus Magnus College
First in the family to earn a four-year degree.
Jonathan Wharton
Associate Dean
School of Graduate and Professional Studies
(203) 988-4470

Education
BA, MPA, Ph.D Howard University. MA Rutgers University
Tiana Williams
Assistant Director of Annual Giving
Institutional Advancement
(617) 953-1859

Education
B.S. Sports Management and MBA
First in the family to earn a four-year degree.