Meet the Staff


Rodd Newcombe, Director  Ext. 7110  -

Contact Rodd if you have any questions about special needs or learning accommodations. This includes testing accommodations as well as assistance with note-taking and study strategies. As the director of Academic Support, Rodd is able to assist students regarding class/instructor conflicts, uncertainty regarding  major choice, college adjustment or issues resulting in academic probation status.

Associate Director, Veronica Giguere

Veronica Giguere, Associate Director - Ext. 7115 -

You can meet with Veronica to discuss issues specifically relating to your first year on campus, your University Experience class, or your study and exam strategies. Veronica works one-on-one with those students to ensure first-year academic success and coordinates the campus University Experience curriculum as well as the academic recovery course, Strategies for Success.

Rachel Densler, Assistant Director Ext. 8285 -

Rachel works with students that are having academic difficulties as well as accommodations through disability services. She also works with students on developing effective learning strategies based on a student's learning style. If you are having difficulties and not sure what to do, see Rachel, and she will work through your situation with you to develop a plan of success.


Michael Sanchez, Office Administrator  Ext. 7110 -

See Michael if you have questions about excused absences, FRESH Newsletter, Phi Eta Sigma, English placement exams, advance placement exams or if you need to make an appointment with the Director for academic issues.


Marge Richardson, Administrative Clerk Ext. 8009 -

Stop in to see Marge to inquire about free group study sessions or to schedule one-on-one appointments with our tutors and writing instructors. Marge can help you find a tutor and a convenient time for any student and subject area. Marge also is available to proctor exams.