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

Welcome to Dr. Ashley Christman

I’m excited to share with you that Dr. Ashley Christman has accepted the offer to serve as our next Associate Director of Student Activities/Director of Fraternity and Sorority Development. Ashley will come to us most recently from the University of North Alabama where she currently serves as the Assistant Director of Student Engagement, Fraternity and […]

Dining Services Appointments

Michael Gilbert Vice President for Student Affairs 860.486.2265 michael.gilbert@uconn.edu DINING SERVICES APPOINTMENTS March 31, 2021 The Division of Student Affairs has named Tracey Roy as the Interim Executive Director of Dining Services, effective immediately, as Dennis Pierce is out on leave. In this role, Tracey will direct the management of the campus dining operation, which […]

Center for Students with Disabilities Welcomes Cheryl Slane

  Cheryl Slane is pleased to join the Center for Students with Disabilities as the Assistive Technology Coordinator.  Cheryl comes to UConn from the Tolland Public School District, where she served as the Assistive Technology Specialist (a position she helped create) since 2007.  She has also worked as a special education paraprofessional and at Travelers […]

Patricia Gilligan Retirement

After 40 years of dedicated service, 5 years with the Registrar’s Office and then 35 years with the Student Union,  Patty Gilligan will be retiring on July 1, 2020.  Due to our current circumstances, we aren’t able to provide the appropriate celebration she so richly deserves. However, you may email Patty retirement wishes at patricia.gilligan@uconn.edu.  […]

Office of Student Care & Concern Welcomes Marci Schneider

I wanted to take a moment and announce our new (transfer) employee in the Office of Student Care and Concern, Marci Schneider.  Marci has been working in Community Standards since February 2019, where she served as a Program Assistant.  She has just been reassigned to the Office of Student Care and Concern effective Friday, February […]

CSD Welcomes Colleen Hajdasz

Colleen Hajdasz was born and raised in Connecticut.  She graduated from Central Connecticut State University with a Bachelor’s in Social Work.  She then worked as a vocational social worker helping people with disabilities find competitive, gainful employment.  While happily on this path in life, her car broke down.  If you want to know how her […]