Meet the Staff


Rodd Newcombe, Director  Ext. 7110  -

Rodd assists students regarding class/instructor conflicts, uncertainty regarding college major choice, college adjustment, or issues resulting in academic probation status.

Associate Director, Veronica Giguere

Veronica Giguere, Associate Director - Ext. 7115 -

Veronica manages issues specifically relating to peer tutoring, campus academic resources, time management, and peer tutoring assessment. During the Fall and Spring semesters, she coordinates and leads academic resource workshops to help students improve time management, note-taking, and exam skills. Veronica coordinates peer tutor certification for ASC tutors and manages the ASC blog, Facebook page, and Twitter feed to inform the campus regarding upcoming group studies and academic workshops.

Michael Sanchez, Administrator  II Ext. 7110 -

Michael schedule's one-on-one tutoring appointments and writing appointments, as well as sign-ups for group study sessions and writing seminars. She also schedules Advanced Placement Exams as well as appointments with the ASC Director. She initiates the process for becoming a tutor and for joining Phi Eta Sigma.


Allison Madara, Administrator  I Ext. 8009 -

Allison is responsible for all proctoring and scheduling of all tests and exams in the Academic Support Center.    


Marcia Denius, Professor

Prof. Denius assists students with their grammar and writing skills, and she edits student essays in all subjects. She also leads seminars throughout the semester, reviewing the basics of grammer, the rhetorical modes, writing research papers, and writing for different disciplines.