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

Chetan Joshi, Interim Director of Mental Health, Student Health and Wellness

We are pleased to announce that Chetan Joshi, Ph.D., has agreed to serve as the Interim Director of Mental Health for Student Health and Wellness.  Dr. Joshi brings over 15 years of experience in higher education.  He obtained a master’s degree in pharmacology and a doctorate in counseling psychology from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. […]

Congratulations Miguel Colon!

I am pleased to announce that, after a national search, Miguel Colón has been hired to serve as the Associate Director of Student Activities for Community Outreach Programs, Services, and Initiatives (“CO”). Miguel has 20 years of work experience in higher education, at multiple institutions, related to community service, outreach, and engagement. We are fortunate […]

Welcome Housing Services Specialists to Residential Life.

It is with great pleasure that I announce our two new Housing Services Specialists! Please join me in congratulating Randy Shannon and Jen O’Neill! Randy started with us Friday March 29 and will be focusing on our students with medical accommodations and graduate student housing. Randy comes to UConn with over 10 years of experience […]

Congratulations Dr. Ellyssa Eror

    Please join me in congratulating Dr. Ellyssa Eror for being awarded this year’s Unsung Hero Spirit Award.  UConn established the UConn Spirit Awards to honor staff and faculty for stellar contributions and dedication to civility in the workplace.  The Unsung Hero award recognizes staff that consistently goes above and beyond, without fanfare or […]

Charles Holmes-Hope Wins Awards

Charles Holmes-Hope, Associate Director of Residence Education, received the James A. Hurd Award for 2019. The ACUHO-1 highlights the service and accomplishments of professionals who have worked to strengthen the Association and the campus housing profession as a whole. Charles also received the 2018 ACUHO-I Presidential Service Award (highest honor the association can bestow). Congratulations […]