Staff News (Promotions, New Hires, Retirements, Departures)

CSD Collaborates with UCAELI to Support Students

The Center for Students with Disabilities (CSD) recently collaborated with the UConn American English Language Institute (UCAELI) to support students with the transition to an English speaking university. CSD’s Tech Team provided a workshop for a group of students from various backgrounds and countries on Read & Write (R&W). R&W is a literacy software program […]

CSD at the CSUN Assistive Technology Conference

Alyssa Marinaccio, Assistive Technology Coordinator for the Center for Students with Disabilities, attended the 32nd Annual CSUN Assistive Technology Conference in San Diego, CA. She presented on the assistive technology initiatives in the CSD: CSDTech At UConn: How We Increased Our AT Services and How You Can Too. CSUN is known as a forum that […]

CSD Staff Attend LDA Conference

Lorri Comeau, Disability Specialist, and Lindsay Morales, UConn Graduate Student in the NEAG School of Education studying School Psychology and Postsecondary Disability Services and Beyond Access Learning Strategist, attended the 54th Annual Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) International Conference in Baltimore, Maryland. Lorri presented on College Transition: The 6 Success Attributes of Individuals with […]

CSD Welcomes Heidi Catalan as an ASL Interpreter

Heidi Catalan is a native user of American Sign Language and has been interpreting since 2003. She graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University in 1998 with a B.A. in Sociology and Applied Social Relations. Heidi served in the Connecticut Army National Guard from 1994-2003 first as a Flight Operations Specialist and later as a UH-60A […]

Cathy Cocks is Elected to Executive Board of ASCA

Cathy Cocks, Director of Community Standards, has been elected to the 2017 executive board of the Association for Student Conduct Administration (ASCA) as the President Elect. After serving as President Elect for one year, she will assume the ASCA presidency in 2018. The Association for Student Conduct Administration is the leading voice for student conduct […]