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Student Success Center Staff
The Student Success Center is comprised of five major areas including: Academic and Career Advising, Student Support, Student Experience, Mission Engagement and Retention and is led by the Senior Director of Student Success who also assists students in the resolution of non-academic concerns and serves as a liaison between the administration and students on matters concern student life at Stritch.
Senior Director of Student Success
Academic and Career Advising
The department of Academic and Career Advising uses an advising approach that assists students in connecting their academic and career goals as they navigate through their experience at Stritch. It includes functions such as academic advising for traditional undergraduates, collaborative efforts with professional and faculty advisors in all colleges, career discernment and counseling, and prior learning assessment and articulation.
Director of Academic and Career Advising
Assistant Director of Academic and Career Advising
Nursing Academic Advisor
Career Exploration and Advising
Prior Learning Assessment
Coordinator of Piror Learning Assessment and Articulation
The department of Student Support provides holistic support to all students so they are best prepared to be successful at Stritch. It includes functions such as academic support, coordinated disability services and the wellness center (which provides counseling and health services).
Director of Student Support
Assistant Director of Academic Support
Academic Facilitator (Math)
Academic Facilitator (English/OWL)
Disability Services Coordinator
Associate Director of the Wellness Center
Mary Beth Wisniewski
Coordinator of Health Services
The department of Student Experience offers diverse hallmark experiences for students that support their educational activities and aid in their personal development. In addition, the department oversees the institution's conduct policies and cretes a supportive environment where all students can be successful. It includes functions such as residence life, campus programming, international education, study abroad and career education.
Director of Student Experience
Residence Life Coordinator - Clare Hall Director
Residence Life Coordinator - Assisi Hall Director
Night Manager - Clare Hall
Night Manager - Assisi Hall
International Education and Study Abroad
Coordinator of International Education and Study Abroad
Assistant Director of Internship and Career Enagement
The department of Mission Engagement offers programming for students, staff and faculty that promote the understanding and embracing of the University's mission by the entire institutional community. It includes functions such as University Ministry and its associated activities, collaborative development of experiential learning opportunities, facilitation of first year experience programs, learning community development and direct support of the Liberal Arts core and its connection with the Franciscan values.
Director of Mission Engagement
Assistant Director of Experiential Learning
Fr. Jim Gannon, OFM
Associate Director of University Ministry
Assistant Director of University Ministry
Fr. Joachim Studwell, OFM
Retention is an area within the Student Success Center that facilitates a University-wide effort to boost student retention and degree completion through direct outreach, outcomes assessment and analysis. The Retention Coordinator works with divisions, departments and programs across the University to coordinate retention-related initiatives and to provide student centered service to meet the needs of all students.
Maria Von Arx