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

Welcome Britni Henze to Community Standards

The Office of Community Standards is pleased to welcome Britni Henze as an Assistant Director. Most recently, Britni was the Residential Learning & Neighborhood Coordinator/Area Coordinator for University Residences at Purdue University. Britni brings excellent student conduct experience as she investigated and adjudicated student conduct cases, created a sanctioning guide for entry-level conduct hearing officers, […]

9/29 Ada Elderkin Retirement Reception

Community Outreach Programs, Services, and Initiatives and The Department of Student Activities invite you to join us for a retirement celebration for Ada Elderkin Friday, September 29, 2017 2:00-4:00 PM Student Union Room 307/308 Light refreshments will be served.   For more information, contact: Gina in Community Outreach at or 486-2806.  

Please welcome Kim Colbert, Administrative Services Assistant in Student Activities

Kim Colbert recently joined our community to serve as the Administrative Services Assistant to the AVP and Director of Student Activities.  Kim is a graduate of UConn, and is excited to be back on campus and working in Husky Nation. Please also join me in thanking the search committee:  Lillian Palacios (chair), Bianka Horvath, and […]

Please Welcome Rindaanne Riccio, Coordinator of Risk Management, Student Activities

We are excited to introduce our new staff member:  Rinda Riccio.  Rinda joins us to serve as the Coordinator of Risk Management for Student Activities and Fraternity and Sorority Life.  She most recently served as an Area Coordinator at Wagner College, and earned her Master’s degree in Higher Education from Penn State University. A big […]

Welcome Paula Wilmot and Luz Burgos-Lopez

Please join me in welcoming two new Assistant Dean of Students to the Dean of Students Office staff. Paula Wilmot is joining us from the Honors Program at UConn, where she has served for the past seven years as Assistant Director of Honors Learning Communities and Programs. There she worked closely with student organizations, co-curricular […]

Wheelchair Basketball Camp Gives Kids Opportunities

CSD staff members Bryanna Anderson and Katie Halbruner presented to Ryan Martin’s Wheelchair Basketball camp at Loomis Chaffee on July 13th. The presentation was focused on transition to post-secondary education for students with disabilities. Read more about the camp in the Hartford Courant article here: Wheelchair basketball camp gives children more opportunities!

New Director of the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life

Congratulations to our new Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life:  Jamel Catoe.    As you know, Jamel served as the UConn Assistant Director of OFSL for the past six years, and recently served as the Interim Director. Many of you participated in interviews.  Your time and insights are appreciated.  A big thank you to the search […]

Welcome Emerson Loisel to Community Standards

I am happy to announce the hiring of Emerson Loisel as an Assistant Director of Community Standards. Emerson’s first day is Friday, June 23rd. Prior to joining the University of Connecticut, Emerson was the Assistant Director of Student Activities at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). As part of his responsibilities at MICA, Emerson […]