Updates from Student Services

Updates from Student Services

Hello and Happy New Year! We want to share some updates from Student Services. 

Aleksandra Kovic-Bodiroza has joined us as the new Student Services associate.  Her role will be divided between Accessibility Services and general support for the Student Services unit. Aleksandra may be a familiar face to some, as she comes to us from the Collwood Medical Clinic.  Prior to that, Aleksandra worked in primary education in Alberta and in her home country of Bosnia. Aleksandra is located in the Library, room 101.

Dranna Andrews-Brown was the successful candidate for the role of manager, Student Engagement. This is a one-year term position that provides oversight of an integrated approach to student support, merging international student advising with ongoing service delivery for domestic students. Student engagement includes new student orientation, international student advising, student communication/information and resource referral, student activities, student conduct, and student emergency response.   Viral Mangukia is continuing to work in the role of international student liaison for the next two months, and is working closely with Dranna in her new role.

We have moved again!

As noted in previous Crossroads articles, phase II of the Library renovations is now underway. As a result, several members of the Student Services team have been temporarily re-located. You can now find your favourite student services staff member at the following locations:

LIC 1st floor:

Work Integrated Learning
Natasha Dilay (LIC 111)
Kate Landreth (LIC 115)
Danielle McCann (LIC 117)

Counselling Services/ Team Coaching Support
Sarah Chettleburgh (LIC 119)

Millward 3rd floor:

Team Coaching Support
Trish Dyck (Millward 304)

Grant 1st floor:

Student Engagement (Integrated support for domestic and international students)
Dranna Andrews Brown (Grant 117)
Viral Mangukia (Grant 117)
Kyla McLeod (Grant 125B)


Financial Aid and Awards
Gwen Campden (now in Library 107)
Meghan Reusing (now in Library 107)

Accessibility Services
Michelle Underdown (Library 106)
Aleksandra Kovic-Bodiroza (Library 101)

Career Enhancement Services (Chris Brown) is still in trailer #11 and the Rec Centre (Patti Walsh, Corbin Bednarik and team) is staying-put as well!  

Those of us who are displaced look forward to returning to our home in the Library, into the newer-more-improved version 3.0 of integrated academic and co-curricular student support. 

Photo: Aleksandra (left) Dranna (right)