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Meet the CSS Team

Helena Cole

Helena Cole

Director, Centers for Academic Success and Advising
Location: Maxcy Hall 210F
Phone: 203-932-7423
Email: 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 UNH as the Director of the Centers for Academic Success and Advising in January 2013.

Lynn DeRobertis

Lynn DeRobertis

Associate Director, Curriculum Development and Faculty Programming
Success Advisor
Location: Maxcy Hall 210E
Phone: 203-932-7043
Email: 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


Pat Veronneau

Patrick Veronneau

Associate Director, First Year Success Programs
Success Advisor
Location: Maxcy Hall 210B
Phone: 203-932-7311
Email: 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

 


Joe Frederick

Joe Frederick

Assistant Director, Outreach and Technology
Coordinator of Veteran Services
Location: Maxcy Hall 210H
Phone: 203-932-7380
Email: 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 UNH, 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.

Alice Guido

Alice Guido

Persistence Advisor
Location: Maxcy Hall 210D
Phone: 203-932-7233
Email: 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 UNH in 1989 as an English adjunct, added Writing Lab tutor in the CLR and Student Success Advisor for the Center for Student Success.

Linda Harris

Linda Harris

Persistence Advisor
Location: Maxcy Hall 210B
Phone: 203-932-7234
Email: LHarris@newhaven.edu
Office Hours:

Monday: 9:00 - 4:30
Wednesday: 9:00 - 4:30
Thursday: 9:00 - 5:00
Friday: 9:00 - 2:00

Linda graduated with a B.A degree in Education with a major in English from the University of Connecticut and earned a M.S. degree in Guidance and Counseling from Central Connecticut State University.  She has been an Student Success Advisor since 2002. 


Aschlee Riendeau

Senior Success Advisor
Location: Maxcy Hall 106D
Phone: 203-479-4581
Email: 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



Alicia Pellegrino

 

Alicia Pellegrino

Success Advisor
Location: Maxcy Hall 106C
Phone: 203-479-4245
Email: 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

 


 

Alicia Pellegrino

Melinda Hill

Success Advisor

Location: Maxcy Hall 106F
Phone: 203-932-7312
Email: 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

 

 

 


 

Alicia Pellegrino

Jim Prosper

Success Advisor
 
Location: Maxcy Hall 106E
Phone: 203-932-7378
Email: 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