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Who is my advisor?


If you are an College of Liberal Arts and Sciences undeclared student, Pre-Architecture, Pre-Business student, Pre-Engineering student, or College of Arts and Media freshman or undeclared student, you can meet with any of the advisors in our office:


Our Staff

​We have a director and professional advisors dedicated to helping students succeed.

 


​​Nimol Hen,
Director​
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What inspires me? I am inspired by deliberate acts of kindness.

If I could provide a new college student only one piece of advice, what would it be? This is the best time in life to explore what you don’t know and challenge what you think you know, so lean in, ask questions, dig deep, and have fun.

What was my undergraduate major?
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

What is my favorite quote?  
“I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” –Maya Angelou​

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What inspires me? People who attempt the extra-ordinary even at the risk of failure.

If I could provide a new college student only one piece of advice, what would it be? 
Spend a little time exploring campus until you find “your spot” – a spot where you always go before, between or after classes to think, study, read and prepare for the work ahead.

What was my undergraduate major? Bachelor of Arts in Theatre

What is my favorite quote?  “A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.” ~ Nelson Mandela

 

​John Patsey, 
Academic Advisor
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What inspires me? I am inspired by big mountains, nature, wide open skies and being out there in it. By Beethoven, great works of literature, and rousing speeches that call to our better angels.  I am inspired all the time, by all of it, by everyone. I cannot be alive and not be constantly in awe and inspired. ​

If I could provide a new college student only one piece of advice, what would it be? Travel somewhere far away with a good friend and tattered journal; and write about it.

What was my undergraduate major? Bachelor of Arts in English with a Minor in History

What is my favorite quote? " Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did so, so throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. "
- Mark Twain
​Regina Rodriguez, Academic Advisor
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What inspires me? When I witness an ordinary person doing something extraordinary for another person.

If I could provide a new college student only one piece of advice, what would it be? Choose a pathway that comes naturally to you.

What was my undergraduate major? Bachelor of Arts in Biology with a Minor in Chicano Studies

What is my favorite quote?  The essence of a man can not be described in one word.

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​Sean Marshall, 
Academic Advisor
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What inspires me? Dreaming of palm trees in Hawaii

If I could provide a new college student only one piece of advice, what would it be? Do your best to maintain relationships with friends beyond the classroom. These new friends may be a friend for life.

What was my undergraduate major? Bachelor of Arts in Applied Sociology

What is my favorite quote?  “ All human beings are also dream beings. Dreaming ties all mankind together " -Jack Kerouac

​Terri Winston, 
Academic Advisor
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What inspires me? I am inspired when I wander around New York City people-watching.  

If I could provide a new college student only one piece of advice, what would it be? Get out of your comfort zone - explore other fields of study and get in involved in extra curricular activities. You never know what you will discover about yourself.

What was my undergraduate major? Bachelor of Arts in History with a Minor in Economics

What is my favorite quote?  “Little hinges swing big doors.” ~ W. Clement Stone



​Call (303) 315-1940 for an appointment.


Important Note: All students assigned to the Academic Success and Advising Center are encouraged to meet with an advisor each semester before they register.


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