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General Advisement Questions

Students: Assigned Advisor, Holds, Readmission Advisement, General Education Checks, Graduation Review, Advisement Tools, Academic Goals

Faculty: All advisement related queries and concerns


Academic Concerns

Retention Concerns: GPA, Academic Standing Policies, Academic/Grade Appeals , TAP and Title IV Compliance

Freshmen Students

Incoming Freshmen Concerns: vCART, Advisement and Registration, College Now and AP Test Score Evaluations


Transfer Students

Incoming Transfer Concerns: Appointment Scheduling, Evaluations, Advisement and Registration Concerns

Transfer Evaluation Questions: Update Test Scores, Previous Coursework Completion, Department Evaluation Updates and Reevaluations



General Academic Concerns: Faculty, staff, and student resource to address academic and attendance concerns 

Students: Assistance with addressing classroom or BlackBoard concerns, technology needs, referrals for academic support and student services

Faculty: Student academic concerns, attendance related issues, early and mid-semester progress reports


Name Title
Full Time Administrators
Jennifer Durando Director
Aliza Martini Academic Advising Manager:Transfer Students & Communications Specialist
Dina Grant Pattelli Senior Lead Advisor: Freshmen and First Year Experience.
Angelina Raio Retention Specialist
Part Time Advisors
Karen Ziegast Senior College Advisor: Transfer Specialist
Janice Sankar College Advisor
Martha Pavia Navarro College Advisor
Disni Balasuriya College Advisor
Linsy John College Advisor
Nicole Ortiz College Advisor
Mahathma Arachchi College Advisor
Nusaiba Alsofari College Advisor
Marwa Fadhel College Advisor
Full Time Support Staff
Elaine Rocco Administrative Assistant
Denise Siragusa Office Assistant
Part Time Support Staff
Elizabeth Feinstein College Assistant: Virtual Support