New Student Experiences Team

Mission

Our New Student Experiences Team explores, develops, recommends, and, through the appropriate combinations of direct action and stimulating the action of others in the division and the University, implements efficient and effective programs of welcome and transition for new students, in fulfillment of our divisional mission. Membership includes DSA staff and, as tasks evolve, associates from the faculty, student body, and other University constituencies.

Members

Division of Student Affairs

  1. Alan Wendell: Chair
  2. Carolyn Lemongelli: Vice Chair
  3. Kyle Abbott
  4. Anna Allen
  5. Suzanne Boyle
  6. Fr. Jim Dever
  7. Chris Kazmierczak
  8. Michael Minetti
  9. Nicole Pellegrino

Extradivisional Members

  1. Erin Mchugh
  2. Br. John Kane
  3. Nancy Jones
  4. Phenix Frazier Badmus

Meeting Minutes

Meeting Minutes – January 30, 2009

In Attendance: Alan Wendell, Carolyn Lemongelli, Br. John Kane, Nicole Pellegrino, Anna Allen, Suzanne Boyll, Chris Kazmierczak, Ryan Holmes, Fr. Jim Dever, Erin McHugh, Nancy Jones, Phenix Frazier, Kyle Abbott Guest: Kate Ward-Gaus Kate Ward-Gaus joined the meeting to continue … Continue reading

Meeting Minutes – January 16, 2009

In Attendance: Alan Wendell, Carolyn Lemongelli, Br. John Kane, Nicole Pellegrino, Anna Allen, Suzanne Boyll, Chris Kazmierczak, Ryan Holmes, Fr. Jim Dever, Erin McHugh Guest: Kate Ward-Gaus So far, seven of the 36 new students responded that they would like … Continue reading

Meeting Minutes – December 19, 2008

In Attendance: Alan Wendell, Carolyn Lemongelli, Br. John Kane, Nicole Pellegrino, Anna Allen, Suzanne Boyll, Chris Kazmierczak, Nancy Jones, Ryan Holmes, Erin McHugh Erin provided an Admissions update and also noted that Financial Services is working with students who experienced … Continue reading

Meeting Minutes – September 12, 2008

In Attendance: Alan Wendell, Carolyn Lemongelli, Father Jim Dever, Anna Allen, Erin McHugh, Br. John Kane, Suzanne Boyll, Nicole Pellegrino, Ryan Holmes, Mike Minetti, Kyle Abbott Alan welcomed the members who were newly appointed to the team and everyone introduced … Continue reading

Meeting Minutes – September 12, 2008

In Attendance: Alan Wendell, Carolyn Lemongelli, Father Jim Dever, Anna Allen, Erin McHugh, Br. John Kane, Suzanne Boyll, Nicole Pellegrino, Ryan Holmes, Mike Minetti, Kyle Abbott Alan welcomed the members who were newly appointed to the team and everyone introduced … Continue reading

Meeting Minutes – March 27, 2008

In Attendance: Alan Wendell, Carolyn Lemongelli, Father Jim Dever, Anna Allen, Phenix Frazier, Erin McHugh, Br. John Kane, Suzanne Boyll, Nicole Pellegrino Not In Attendance: Ryan Holmes, Suzanne Earnest, Karen Kostelny, Nancy Jones Day One Hosts The selection process for … Continue reading

Meeting Minutes – January 25, 2008

In Attendance: Alan Wendell, Carolyn Lemongelli, Nicole Pellegrino, Br. John Kane, Suzanne Boyll, Father Jim Dever, Erin McHugh, Anna Allen, Phenix Frazier, Karen Kostelny, Suzanne Earnest, Nancy Jones, Ryan Holmes Guest: Vice President for Enrollment Services John Dolan New Student … Continue reading

Meeting Minutes – November 30, 2007

In attendance: Alan Wendell, Carulyn Lemongelli, Ryan Hulmes, Erin McHugh, Anna Allen, Nicule Pellegrino, Suzanne Boyll, Phenix Frazier, Br. John Kane, Fr. Jim Dever, Karen Kostelny, Suzanne Earnest January New Student Welcome DSA staff will prepare stir fry for new … Continue reading

Meeting Minutes – November 16, 2007

In Attendance: Alan Wendell, Carolyn Lemongelli, Nicole Pellegrino, Ryan Holmes, Br. John Kane, Suzanne Boyll, Father Jim Dever, Phenix Frazier Determine what to do for January Transfer Students Repeat last year’s event Continue phone call list to remind transfers about event … Continue reading

Meeting Minutes – November 2, 2007

In Attendance: Alan Wendell, Carolyn Lemongelli, Nicole Pellegrino, Ryan Holmes, Karen Kostelny, Suzanne Earnest The meeting started discussing what changes could be made to get more students to participate in Explorer Games FYO tie in Groups could be created based … Continue reading

Meeting Minutes – October 19, 2007

In Attendance: Alan Wendell, Carolyn Lemongelli, Anna Allen, Br. John Kane, Suzanne Boyll, Karen Kostelny, Nancy Jones, Father Jim Dever, Suzanne Earnest Goal of meeting is to brainstorm ideas for Opening Weekend and to be prepared for the second meeting … Continue reading

Meeting Minutes – October 15, 2004

The New Student Experiences Team continued dialogue on the academic dialogue during Opening Weekend; began dialogue on the diversity pieces of both Opening Weekend and Day ONE; and began dialogue about our impact on alcohol and social life issues during … Continue reading

Meeting Minutes – October 1, 2004

We focused mainly on the academic reading and discussion component of Opening Weekend because it is the most complex piece to coordinate for the coming year. While the goal of the end product is to role model the importance and … Continue reading

Meeting Minutes – September 15, 2004

Discussion centered mostly around managing pieces of the Day ONE and Opening Weekend programs that involved faculty so this work could begin quickly because it takes a great deal of time to develop. We also agreed to begin using the … Continue reading

Meeting Minutes – January 16, 2004

We focused, with a colleague from Information Technology, on potential uses of portal technology for Day ONE registration and publicizing activities. We believe this will be an important means of encouraging students to begin to use the portal. We formed … Continue reading

Meeting Minutes – December 15, 2003

We completed our discussions of the various evaluations of Day ONE and Opening Weekend from the perspectives of students, para-professional staff and staff/faculty. We identified only a few consistent observations and we then asked ourselves what that means about our … Continue reading

Meeting Minutes – October 10, 2003

We reviewed the comments from the staff members who facilitated the academic discussions. It was suggested that a team of four or five members be appointed to plan the academic portion of next year’s Opening Weekend program. In regard to … Continue reading

Meeting Minutes – September 19, 2003

We reviewed a draft of a survey to be sent to parents regarding Opening Weekend. We discussed the suggestion from another group within the University that the Parents’ Association meeting on Opening Day be eliminated and that Convocation begin earlier. … Continue reading

Meeting Minutes – September 5, 2003

It was decided that the New Student Experiences Team will meet every other Friday, at 9:00 a.m. Minutes from the meetings will be posted on the NSET discussion database for review by the team. Alan encouraged the members of the … Continue reading

Meeting Minutes – February 28, 2003

We met and discussed in more detail adding a larger active academic piece to Opening Weekend. We talked about having small group discussions on the Friday of Opening Weekend among the participants about an article or short story, not a … Continue reading

Meeting Minutes – February 11, 2003

The New Student Experiences Team has adopted a set of goals that drive the overarching needs of the Unverisity. The NSET is working with Enrollment Services, Alumni, Parents Association and Faculty representatives to achieve the goal of building a seamless … Continue reading